Cheap And Chic: Puff-Puffs

Groceries don’t come much cheaper than flour, yeast & sugar. They’re economical pantry staples that serve so many purposes, I doubt my kitchen could function without them! With those ingredients on hand, I could easily whip up a couple loaves of bread, muffins, pancakes, waffles, etc, that cost literally pennies to make.

NLC To Saraki: Nigerians Want Explanations About N600b NASS Budget

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Thursday asked the leadership of the National Assembly to account for how it has spent about N600 billion that has been allocated to it from 2011 to date during a courtesy call on Dr Olubukola Saraki, the President of the Senate.

Cheap And Chic: Butternut Squash Risotto

When it becomes necessary to tighten the proverbial purse strings, you can rest assured that delicious food is not going to be one of the things you have to compromise on. You don’t have to settle for bland uninspiring food and you certainly don’t have to subject yourself to cheap processed food.  In fact,

NwaVic’s Wed2Plan Series: So You’re Engaged?


So, it happened….in a restaurant, at a public event,  maybe by flash mob, at the spot you first met, at your birthday, or his, within the privacy of your bedroom, or his or in front of family and friends….that man you love asked you to be his wife.

Deputy speaker defends National Assembly’s N150b budget

Deputy Speaker, House of Reps, Yusuf Lasun The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yusuf Lasun (Osun-APC), on Tuesday in Abuja, said N150 billion budgetary allocation to the National Assembly was not bloated.

I’ll boost education sector with needed budget, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday promised that education would receive the needed budgetary allocation in order to boost the education sector. Buhari gave the assurance in Port Harcourt, at the 30th Convocation Ceremony of the University Of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT).

Senate Passes 2015 Budget


The Senate, Tuesday, passed the sum of N4.493 trillion budget for the 2015 fiscal year, but with an increment of N135.4 billion above what the executive arm of government earlier prepared and submitted to the National Assembly for approval.

I’m A Strong Contender For Lagos Speaker –Obasa


The Chairman of the Assembly Committee on Budget and Economic Planning, Mudashir Obasa has been elected for the fourth time in the Lagos State House of Assembly. In this interview shortly after a thank you tour of his constituency, he speaks about his intervention to become the Speaker of the

The 10 Nigerian States With The Biggest Budgetary Allocations


In a lecture delivered at Babc*ck University’s 12th Convocation titled, ‘Transforming Nigeria economy: Opportunities and Challenges’, Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala gave the breakdown of the allocations of Nigeria’s 10 highest revenue receiving states based on the federal allocations in 2013. Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala listed the states which according to her, earn more than the annual budgets