El-Zakzaky has eaten N164.5m worth of food in DSS custody

The Department of State Services (DSS), spent no less than N164.5 million within a four-year span to feed the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky while in its custody, according to a new report. Punch reports that since El-Zakzaky has been in DSS custody, the accrued cost of feeding the Shiite leader amounts to N164.5 million. Reacting to the accrued food cost, human rights lawyer and Zakzaky’s counsel, Femi Falana (SAN), lamented that the cost may continue to rise since he is in prison and is therefore still being taken care of with taxpayers’ money. Falana stressed that El-Zakzaky was granted bail many times, but the [Read]

33% of Women Go on Dates Just for FREE Food – Study Reveals

For all you fellas out there, looks like the friendzone might be turning into a more desired place to be at when it comes to the girl you’re crushing on. I mean, you definitely wouldn’t want to be her Foodie Call. What’s a Foodie Call, you ask? Well, similarly to a Booty Call, a Foodie Call is someone a girl calls when she’s hungry and wants to eat and when we meant eat, we mean you’re paying for all the food. Often times these Foodie Calls may seem like a date, but don’t get it twisted, for she’s very much not that into you. A study by the Azusa Pacific University and [Read]

Hungry Kid Dialed 911, So Cops Brought Him Pizza

FLORIDA – A little boy in Florida was hungry, really really hungry, so he made an emergency call and got more than he bargained for. Five-year-old Manuel Beshara called 911 on Friday and told the dispatcher that he was hungry and wanted to order a pizza, the Sanford Police Department said on Facebook. Officers were dispatched to the home, thinking that a well-being check was needed. They found Manuel and his 15-year-old sister, who explained that they were fine and that Manuel had grabbed the phone without her knowledge. The officers decided to use this moment to explain to the boy about the proper use of 911 — before ordering [Read]

2019 budget: Buhari to spend N1bn on travels, N98m on food, As Presidency Gets N49bn [SEE FULL PRESIDENCY BUDGET HERE]

  The Federal Government budgeted N1,001,318,171 for President Muhammadu Buhari’s local and international travels in the proposed 2019 budget. The budget proposes N250,021 ,595 for the President’s local trips and N751,296 ,576 for him to travel internationally. Meanwhile, N83,974,710 was budgeted for Vice -President Yemi Osinbajo’s local travel, while N217,060,883 was proposed for his international trips. Under foodstuff /catering materials supplies, N98,306,492 was budgeted for the President and N50,888,218 for the Vice -President. The Federal Government also proposed N416,668,229 for the construction of the presidential wing of the State House Medical Centre out of the Presidency’s total estimate of N49,307, 859,794 in the 2019 budget proposal.  Aside from this, N823,441,666 [Read]