I regret dating Seun Egbegbe -Toyin Abraham
I told myself I will build a GOLDEN EYES mansion for my mother- I Go Dye
Over the weekend, it was revealed that Francis Agoda, popularly known as I Go Dye has erected an eye-catching mansion for his mum. The comedy merchant confirming the news and photos circulating online revealed that it was a longtime dream he had of building a befitting home for his mum. He went ahead to reveal the circumstances that led to him making the pledge in an Instagram post. The post read “Reminiscing on this picture, takes me way back to a journey that saw me living with my mother in one room. The curtains that was behind me, was a piece of cloth that my grand mum gave to us to cover the entrance of our door.it was so bad then.
“Then I always told my mother that one day I will take them out from that position, even when I made that possible years back, I still felt a debt within me. Honestly then I had told myself, I will build a GOLDEN EYES mansion for my mother lol. “This picture was yesterday hope, a dreamed fulfilled today for my #queenmum and a gift from God to help you believe in the future. Am not better than anyone, just that yesterday’s dream is kept alive by all of you that gave me your support and prayers. May God bless you all for making this possible for my mum. Your own go pass this one in Jesus amen”. The comedian is among United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals Ambassadors, working to actualize the United Nations’ objectives and has won various awards.
Beg him or Nigeria’ll lose billions if TB Joshua relocates – Experts tell FG, Ambode
Some stakeholders in the tourism sector on Sunday advised the Federal and Lagos State Governments to dissuade Pastor Temitope Joshua, popularly known as, TB Joshua, from relocating the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) to Israel from Nigeria or risk losing billions. They told newsmen that Nigeria would lose billions of naira to religious tourism if Temitope Joshua and SCOAN should make the plan real.
Recall that TB Joshua, during one of his church services , recently, said he was planning to relocate to Israel from Ikotun, a suburb of Lagos. It was reported that TB Joshua was in Israel recently where he held meetings with the mayors of Jerusalem, Tiberia and the Jordan Valley. Mrs Ime Udo, the General Secretary of the Nigerian Association of Tour Operators (NANTA) told pressmen that Nigeria would lose billions of naira from religious tourism revenue if SCOAN actualises its planned relocation to Israel.
22-year-old Briton who stopped ransomware virus gets one-week off as reward
A 22-year-old cybersecurity expert has been rewarded with a week off by his employers after helping the world combat a devastating cyberattack, the BBC reported Saturday. The Briton, who tweets under the handle MalwareTechBlog and works for security firm, Kryptos Logic, has received worldwide accolades after disclosing that his efforts to stop the strain of ransomware, which encrypts a computer and demands a $300 ransom before unlocking it, had paid off. “The attention has been slightly overwhelming,” he told the BBC. “The boss gave me another week off to make up for this train-wreck of a vacation.”
The virus, also known as “WannaCry” or “Wannacrypt”, is believed to be part of the United States National Security Agency hacking tools that were leaked earlier in the year. The ransomware virus swept computers running on Microsoft Windows Operating System, especially those not currently supported such as Windows XP, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2003, across the globe.
CBN to Auction N110.9bn Treasury Bills
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will this week conduct treasury bills auction of N110.9 billion on 91-day, 182-day and 364-day instruments. But the impact on liquidity is expected to be muted by a scheduled maturity of the same amount.
Performance in the treasury bills market was bearish last week as average rates trended upward on 3 of 5 trading days with minimal activities witnessed across all instruments.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in its drive to boost dollar liquidity and ensure a convergence in FX rates, conducted wholesale intervention auctions with an offer amount of US$100 million last week and also announced a special secondary market intervention sales for the clearance of some backlogs, specifically for matured FX obligations – raw materials and machineries, agriculture, airlines and petroleum products while stating that FX obligations for petroleum products must have matured on or before January 31, 2017.
Also, the CBN with its daily interventions continued to keep rates stable at the official market. Rates opened the week at N304.70/US$1 and appreciated to N304.60/US$1 by Friday. At the parallel market segment, rates opened the week at N390/US$1 and remained unchanged on four of five trading days save for Friday where rates appreciated to N386.00/US$1.