President Buhari signs Nigeria’s record $29.8 billion budget into law

first_imgNigeria’s Buhari to sign off 2018 budget on Tuesday Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari signed the country’s record 9.12 trillion naira ($29.8 billion) 2018 budget into law on Wednesday, a presidency spokesman said, capping months of delays now typical for spending plans under the current administration.Nigeria’s parliament, the National Assembly, passed the budget last month. The total sum is higher than the 8.6 trillion naira spending plan presented to parliament by Buhari in November because lawmakers increased the assumed oil price to $51 per barrel from $45.Buhari “has signed as approved by National Assembly, but will seek amendments with National Assembly later,” the spokesman told Reuters in Abuja.Relatedlast_img

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‘Toast to Education’ supports Farmington Schools foundation

first_img Farmington Voice Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) The Farmington/Farmington Hills Education Foundation hosts its annual Toast to Education November 1, a fundraiser that has raised more than $347,000 to support 307 innovative projects throughout Farmington Public  Schools.Tickets are available online for the event, which offers food from local restaurants, along with wine and craft beer. Entertainment is provided by a 20-piece band; guests can participate in raffles and take their chances with the “wheel of wine”.Among the recent projects funded through Toast to Education:STEAM Studios Production Studio, through which Farmington STEAM Academy students learn to shoot and edit digital media to create videos, infomercials, documentaries and training videosTransportation for FPS high school girls to the day long Digital Diva Conference at Eastern Michigan UniversityLet’s Shop, a program that allows special education students to use their communication, reading, and math skills in multiple real life shopping experiencesA space science assembly program at Lanigan Elementary School that used laser animation to explore outer space“Our board is proud to report that every school in the district has benefited from this work,” Executive Director Nancy Jennings wrote in an announcement for the event.To purchase tickets for Toast to Education, visit events.ticketprinting.com/event/Toast-31469Applications are open through November 18 for the Foundation’s current grant cycle, and awards will be announced in February of 2020. For more information about the Farmington/Farmington Hills Education Foundation, visit ffhedfoundation.org. Reported bylast_img read more

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Ex-WBO minimumweight champ Ryuya Yamanaka to retire on medical grounds

first_imgUnder Japan Boxing Commission regulations, if a commission physician determines a boxer suffered any degree of cerebral hemorrhage during training sessions or fights, his license automatically becomes invalidated.Yamanaka made his pro debut in June 2012 and was crowned WBO minimumweight champion in August 2017, taking the title off fellow Japanese Tatsuya Fukuhara. He has 16 wins, including five by knockout, and three losses in 19 bouts over his career. Ryuya Yamanaka | KYODO RELATED PHOTOS Former WBO minimumweight champion Ryuya Yamanaka is set to call time on his boxing career due to subdural bleeding, sources familiar with the matter said Friday.According to the sources, an official announcement on the retirement of the 23-year-old Japanese, who relinquished his title to Filipino challenger Vic Saludar last month, is expected to be made early next week. GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMEScenter_img KEYWORDS boxing, Ryuya Yamanaka IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5last_img read more

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Watford player’s future ‘increasingly in the air’ – Hornets want €15m,…

first_imgAfter Watford’s relegation to the Championship, you’re likely to hear numerous rumours about the future of their players. Reports have already indicated that the Hornets will oversee an overhaul and get rid of numerous players, with the Pozzo family determined to focus on youth instead.Thus, the speculation will be plentiful, and one player who you’ll definitely hear about is striker Luis Suárez.The Colombian has spent the season on loan at Real Zaragoza and impressed, scoring 19 goals in all competitions and earning himself plenty of praise, and attention, around Europe.There’s been months and months of speculation about his future as a result, with clubs in Spain and Italy competing for him and Watford seemingly trying to figure out what to do.Embed from Getty ImagesSport Aragon cover the situation today and state that the player’s future is ‘increasingly in the air’ after Watford’s relegation.Them dropping down a division has increased the chances of Suárez leaving Vicarage Road this summer and, while it’s not yet clear where he’ll go, Real Zaragoza remain an option.If they are promoted to La Liga, one of Suarez’s options would be to stay at his current club for a second loan spell.His situation at Watford is ‘complicated’ at present. He has two years left on his current deal, and they have offered him a new one, but that is ‘paralysed’.If he refuses to sign that deal, his departure will be ‘immediate’, on either loan or in a permanent deal, and he has ‘no shortage of offers’.Watford will only sell for €15m, which is a price that Napoli and Lazio, and even a club in Turkey have already offered for him.Suárez, for his part, is keen to play in the top flight in Spain or Italy, which indicates he will look to Vicarage Road at some point this summer.by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksTrending Today聽多多 Hearmore.asia1969年前出生的香港居民現可免費試戴頂尖的歐洲助聽器聽多多 Hearmore.asiaUndoRaid: Shadow Legends | Free DownloadEven Non-Gamers Are Obsessed With This RPG Game (It’s Worth Installing!)Raid: Shadow Legends | Free DownloadUndoCoworking Space | Search AdsThe cost of shared office in Hong Kong might surprise youCoworking Space | Search AdsUndo熱門話題小心會長過頭…網友推爆:「真的長得超誇張!」熱門話題UndoStanChart by CNBC CatalystDigitization in Banks Is No Longer About Efficiency, but Business Resilience. Don’t Get Left Behind.StanChart by CNBC CatalystUndoDating.comTop Successful Single Men in Tung ChungDating.comUndoCNN with DBS BankThe New Role Banks Are PlayingCNN with DBS BankUndoLoans | Search AdsNeed a loan? Search hereLoans | Search AdsUndoKeto减肥1個簡單的妙招一夜「融化」腹部贅肉(今晚試試)Keto减肥Undolast_img read more

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Latvian national footballers are starting to prepare for matches against Hungary…

first_imgThe Latvian women’s football team has started preparations for the qualifying matches of the European Championship, informs the Latvian Football Federation. Content will continue after the ad Advertising On September 17 this year, our best footballers will compete away with the strong Icelandic national team, while on September 22, Latvia will play its last home game in this qualifying cycle, hosting Hungary at the “Daugava” stadium in Liepaja.This time the head coach of the team Didzis Matīss has invited 18 players from nine different clubs to the national team. The largest representation is from the Riga Football School. There are five football players from this club. Three are from SK “Super Nova” and Icelandic club IBV “Vestmannaeyjar”. Sandra Voitāne, the midfielder of the German Bundesliga club SV “Meppen Frauen”, will also be at the disposal of the national team this time.The team will gather this Sunday, September 13, in Riga. On Wednesday, September 16, the team will travel to Iceland by tramp. Back The team will return to Latvia on September 18. The team led by Didž Matīss will prepare for the match with Hungary in Liepāja.last_img read more

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