Habitat for Humanity builds more homes with $.24M donation from NLCB

Habitat for Humanity has received more funding from the National Lotteries Control Board to allow for the construction of more homes.

Habitat this morning handed over another one of the houses it has built, to the latest recipient, Pearl Payne.

The following is a media release from Habitat for Humanity. 

"Having a roof over one’s head is not a privilege but a necessity that allows an adequate standard of living. For many, a home is not defined by size but a structure that provides shelter and comfort, it serves as a foundation for a family’s well-being.

PM announces audit of NLCB

One of the state companies accused of financing a slander campaign against Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley during the last general election will be audited.

This was revealed by the Prime Minister during a meeting in San Fernando on Tuesday.

According to Dr Rowley, the Minister of Finance, Colm Imbert, has received the directive to commence an audit into the National Lotteries Control Board to determine if people received money illegally.

See video clip below.

Lotto climbs to $30 million

With record jackpots in the last two draws, the NLCB Lotto Plus continues to climb, now standing at a whopping $30 million.

No one chose Wednesday night's winning numbers, 9, 21, 23, 25, 30 and Powerball 4, to claim a prize estimated at $25 million but which actually amounted to $24,379,523.31.

The next draw takes place on Saturday at 8.30 pm.