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Boko Haram: FG earmarks N5B for weapons in 2017

- The Nigerian army is expected to spend N5 billion on the procurement of weapons for 2017 - This is contained in the 2017 budget presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari - The army will also be spending an additional N846 million for the repair of its existing military equipment FG has earmarked N5B for the procurement of military weapons in 2017 The Nigerian army will be spending N5 billion on the purchase of new weapons in 2017. Punch reports that this was listed on the 2017 budget proposal presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari. It was also gathered that the army will spend an additional N846 million for the repair of other existing military equipment to help in the fight against terrorism in Nigeria. Also, the total budget for the Ministry of Defence, the Nigerian army, the Nigerian navy and the Nigerian air force is fixed at N152bn. www.timkushloaded.blogspot.com A breakdown of the allocation shows that the army is to receive N152 billion…

Chelsea set to submit a mega bid for Swansea striker Llorente

- Premier League leaders Chelsea want to lure Swansea striker Fernando Llorente to Stamford bridge in January 2017 - The Blues want the player to be a cover-up for Spanish international striker Diego Costa - Llorente could be heading to Stamford bridge when the 2017 transfer window opens Premier League club Chelsea have been reported to be considering making a move to sign Swansea striker Fernando Llorente in the January 2017 transfer window. www.timkushloaded.blogspot.com According to the report, Blues manager Antonio Conte has identified the 31-year-old as a potential forward who can serve as a back up for Spanish striker Diego Costa. Swansea striker Fernando Llorente It was also stated that Antonio Conte has already told Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich that he would like the club to sign Llorente in January 2017. Conte, 47, had a superb working relationship with Llorente when he was in charge of Juventus and the lanky striker had a relatively successful two-year spell in Turin where he mana…

Jonathan prays for Nigeria in New Year message

Former President Good luck Jonathan in the evening of on Saturday, December 31, 2016, released a special prayer for Nigeria as the country joins the world to mark a New Year. In his message, the former president prayed that Nigeria and its citizens continue to live strong to meet the goal of the country. Jonathan prayed for a strong Nigeria in his New Year message "My prayer for Nigeria in the year 2017 is that we continue to forge greater ties across the length and breadth of this great nation to the end that we may achieve the Nigerian Dream: A nation where the child of a nobody can become a somebody without knowing anybody. www.timkushloaded.blogspot.com "A nation where your knowledge, talent and character affect your upward mobility rather than the fact of your tribe, religion or birth. "Such a Nigeria is possible if we all pitch in in word, action and prayer which I am sure we will do. I wish all Nigerians a very Happy New Year 2017. "On behalf of my family and I, I …