Monthly Archives: October 2018

We can only pay N22,500 as minimum wage, governors tell workers

Nigerian governors have announced that states can only afford to raise the national minimum wage from N18, 000 to N22,500 as against the N30,000 being demanded by organised labour. The governors said this after an emergency meeting of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum in Abuja late on Tuesday. This was even as the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress held ...

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Ganduje Bribery Video Part 3 Emerges Online

Another video has emerged online of H. E Ganduje, the governor of Kano state, apparently collecting monetary bribes from contractors. The video shared online via a Facebook page called Kwankwasiyya Reporters showed the governor being seretly videotaped as he talked and laughed. the video also showed money changing hands. The video which has sparked outrage on social media has got ...

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Power for All sensitization Programme on Scaling Off- Grid Energy gain momentum in Anamabra

By Uche Enem & Chioma Nnagbo As a way of creating awareness on renewable energy, the USAID’s Scaling Off- Grid Energy (SOGE) project took to Anambra State, their learning workshop on how to promote energy market to households and achieve affordable electricity supply. The workshop which focused on policy makers, community leaders, religious leaders and technical sectors, was held at ...

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APC Crisis: 36 More Reps May Dump Party Before Nov 17

There were strong indications on Monday that more All Progressives Congress members of the House of Representatives might leave the party as the raging crisis over the loss of return tickets for 2019 deepened. Findings showed that about 36 more aggrieved members could leave the party next week. Recall that up to 70 members had protested their loss of return ...

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Kanu’s Dangerous Mobocracy

The most difficult and dangerous people to deal with are those who control the mob. This is because of a major characteristic of the mob which makes them unpredictable and easily malleable. Of the five dictionary meanings of the mob, two succinctly depict the kind of mob being alluded to here. The first definition of mob is given as ”An ...

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The Flying Atheist

By Pat Chukwuma Amobi By chance I came in contact with a young man popularly known as ‘There-is-no-God.’ He is a teacher by profession. By religion he is an atheist. An atheist is one who denies the existence of God. I want someone to tell me what this atheist young teacher imparts on his students. Of course the students will ...

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Helicopter Crash: Leicester City Owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha And 4 Others Die

Leicester City’s owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, died in the helicopter crash outside the club’s stadium on Saturday night, it was confirmed on Sunday night by the club. He was one of five people killed – all on board the helicopter – when the accident occurred around an hour after Leicester’s draw at home to West Ham United. The Thai owner’s helicopter ...

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Stop Aborting Us… Stop throwing us Away!!!

By Uche Amunike I am sad. I am fuming. I am really embittered. I presently feel an overwhelming sense of anger. As I type these words, my tears are warm on my cheeks as they roll and fall on my computer. My heart is truly heavy and on the verge of breaking into tiny fragments. Oh my God, I hurt ...

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Anthony Anenih Is Dead!

Former Minister of Works and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih is dead Mr Anenih, 85, died on Sunday evening at Cedarcrest Hospital, Abuja, where he was receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment. According to wikipedia Mr Anthony Akhakon Anenih was born in Uzenema-Arue in Uromi. In 1951 he joined the Nigeria police force in Benin ...

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Police Begin “Operation Velvet” In Lagos Today

Lagos State Police Command wishes to clarify that Operation restore sanity on Lagos roads/Velvet billed to commence today 29/10/2018, will go on as planned. However, the aspect of the operation that the deals with the checking of vehicle documents will be secondary as the Police will focus on clearing all encumbrances that give rise to gridlock in order to ensure ...

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