President Buhari inaugurates committee for implementation of minimum wage

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated a technical committee that will work on the details and implementation of a new national minimum wage for Nigerian workers. Mr Buhari inaugurated the committee on Wednesday at the Council Chamber of the State House Presidential Villa shortly before the commencement of the meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC)….

Nigerian man proposes to his girlfriend at her bestie’s wedding 

A Nigerian man had over the weekend surprised his girlfriend with a marriage proposal at her best friend’s wedding. According to Facebook user Dominic Chukwudi Nosike, his boss Gideon ‘Gidola’ Ayogu propsed to his girlfriend, Peace, who was on bridesmaid duties at her bestie’s wedding. View this post on Instagram Man proposes to his girlfriend…

Umahi alleges IPOB planning to kidnap 5 South East Governors 

The governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi has said that, seperatist group, Indeginous People of Biafra (IPOB) plans to kidnap the five governors in the South East.  He raised the alarm on Sunday at Nwaegu Military Cantonment in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state during the official flag-off of Operation Egwu Eke III by the Nigerian Army 82…

Policemen invade the home of Sen. Dino Melaye

Men of the Nigerian Police Force today invaded the Abuja residence of Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye. The police personnel reportedly invaded his Abuja residence located at 11 Sangha street, off Mississippi, Maitama. The invasion is said to have occured around 1 pm today. The street leading up to his house has be3n blocked by…

Kenyan beauty queen set to die by hanging 

What a sad end for a beauty queen. Miss Ruth Kamande, 2013 Miss World Kenya. She will be put to death by hanging for killing her boyfriend.   In September 2015, murdered her boyfriend, Farid Mohammed, 24 by inflicting 25 stab wounds on him. Jealously led her to commit this act after she found out…

Boko Haram: Nigerian police charge deserted officers with mutiny, release full list 

The Nigerian Police Force has released the names of police officers who absconded from duty after they were directed to join the military in the fight against Boko Haram terrorists without neccesary training and equipping. The deserting officers have been charged for mutiny, inciting public disturbance, discreditable conduct, absence from duty, and other acts unbecoming…

Gunmen assasinate former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh

Unknown gunmen yesterday ambushed and killed the immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal, Alex Badeh (rtd.).  Badeh was killed while returning from his farm along Abuja-Keffi Road on Tuesday. Badeh was not unacompanied by military escorts that befits someone of his rank.   Confirming the incident on Twitter, the Director of Public Relations…

Access Bank acquires Diamond Bank

In one full swoop, Access Bank Nigeria PLC has acqured, Diamond Bank Nigeria PLC. Access Bank PLC has finally acquired Diamond Bank Plc. According to insiders, the official announcement of the transaction will be made in the course of the week by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, according to TheCable. Another source said confirmed…

Five candidates to participate in presidential and VP debates

 The Nigerian Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) has slated only five political parties to slug it out in the 2019 vice presidential and presidential debates. According to a statement signed by the Executive Secretary of the NEDG, Eddi Emesiri, the parties are Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN),…

Do it in the car and go to jail – Lagos police warns couples

The Lagos State Police Command has warned Lagosians that having sex in the car is a crime that’s punishable with a 2-year stay in prison. A couple having sex in a car parked in an isolated part of a neighborhood in Lagos State were recently harassed by a mob who posted their pictures on social…