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Inside Encomium Weekly this week (Tuesday, January 26, 2016)

  • Nigeria’s top 5 richest persons lose almost half of their fortunes

-Dangote’s net worth drops by N2.18 trillion

-Adenuga, N380 billion

-Alakija, N206 billion

-Rabiu, N20 billion

…as Otedola gains N144 billion

  • Lassa Fever ravages the land

-Disease spreads to 17 states, claims 63 victims

-Rat killer sells like hot cake

  • Nigerians crippled by economy as financial woes torment millions
  • Knocks for 2016 budget’s frivolous and crooked provisions

-N3.9 billion Aso Rock Villa maintenance

-N4 billion for Aso Rock clinic

-N89 million for canteen/kitchen equipment

-N15 billion security vote

…and more vexatious items

  • Father laments death of kid actor Olamide David

‘Everything happened in less than 24 hours’

  • Why only old men become Olubadan

-23 steps that lead to ancient crown revealed

  • How Iya Rainbow’s 46 year old daughrer died of ulcer

-Veteran actress moves to the UK

  • Julius Agwu on Februrary 7 ‘Life as I see It’ show
  • ‘I never knew Raggae Blues would be a hit’- Harrysong
  • ‘Why 26 of us left Saidi Osupa’s band’ – Kokoro Taofeek exposes poor pay
  • ‘I’ don’t want the public to be part of my private life’

-Eniola Badmus on marriage plans

  • Muka Ray, Iyabo finally part ways

‘It’s true, we have an issue’- Muka Ray

‘There’s no problem’- Iyabo Ojo

  • ‘It feels refreshing to be in love’- Tunde Owokoniran
  • Radio Lagos/Eko FM takes delivery of new transmitters
  • ‘Our hope is still in God’- Synagogue Church of All Nations
  • Arrests, detention, arraignments and bails as EFCC battles alleged $2.1 bn arms scam beneficiaries
  • ‘Why we are staging regional singles conference in Abuja’- Principal consultant, Eliashib Ime-James
  • Entrepreneurs on their targets and plans for the new year (2)
  • 2016 fashion trends
  • Nigerians lampoon prophecies by pastors
  • Parents groan over school fees (2)

…schools relax rules of payment

  • President of All Nigerian Community Ghana, Moses Owharo speaks about challenges that come with his job
  • Ghana’s afro-pop Queen Nuella Wiyaala shares her journey to stardom
  • Is inauguration of Yahaya Bello as governor of Kogi state constitutional?
  • Subscribers groan over failed MTN SIM registration
  • Ilesanmis and Adegunles unite in marriage
  • What we want from Buhari in 2016 (3)

-Nigerians set agenda for president

  • ‘My love for beauty and makeup inspired Dabota Cosmetics’ – Dabota Lawson
  • Songstress Aramide explains what gave her Headies award
  • How to protect yourself from conmen on social media

-‘Always verify claims before parting with your money’- Police

  • Street traders recount losses as KAI implements environmental law
  • Asandrea Collections’ Tochukwu Michael explains reasons he displays African designs online
  • Designers reveal what will be in vogue in 2016
  • Unveiling the Nollywood flicks that wowed us in 2015 (2)

-Film makers share thoughts on the standout movies of the year

  • Simi mum on rumoured romance with Adekunle Gold
  • About Wizkid’s alleged second baby mama Binta Diamond Diallo
  • Celebrity feuds that shook the entertainment scene
  • Aquila Records label artistes talk about their career

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