NLC, TUC Propose N56,000 As New Minimum Wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) have jointly proposed N56,000 as the new minimum wage to the Federal Government. The minium wage presently is N18,000. The NLC president, Ayuba Wabba, at a news conference in Abuja today April 27th, said the new minimum wage was proposed to the Federal government yesterday April 26th. “I can say now authoritatively that as of yesterday (Tuesday) we made a formal proposal to the Federal Government of N56,000 to be the new minimum wage. The demand has been submitted officially to government and we hope that the tripartite system to look at the review will actually be set up to look at it. Our argument is...

Reuben Abati: May Day, Tiwa Savage, Her Husband And Nigeria

“Ol’boy, man don see something oh.”  “Wetin you see?” “My eyes don see something. My ears don hear, and my mouth sef, I for talk something join.” 

Rahaman Onike: Saraki And His Running Battle

The latest disclosure by the embattled senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki that his current travail was a price he has to pay for opposing muslim-muslim ticket when APC as...

Olawale Rotimi: Violence in Nigeria; Causes, Effects And...

Violence in Nigeria in its various forms has evolved over the decades; from use of traditional weapons, charms and hamlets, violence in Nigeria has taken sophisticated...

NMA Demands Highway Ambulances

Following the death of its six members and a driver in Ekiti State, the Nigerian Medical Association has demanded from the federal and state governments the immediate provision of...

Kogi Sues National Assembly, AGF Over Assembly Takeover

The Kogi State Government has sued the National Assembly and the Attorney General of the Federation at the Supreme Court, asking for an order nullifying the House of Representatives...

Panama Papers: $2.6m Penthouses Traced To Ex-Minister

  A former Minister for National Planning, Rasheed Gbadamosi, bought two luxury...

FG Condemns Calls For Herdsmen To Leave South East

The Federal Government has condemned calls by some individuals and groups in the south-east geo political zone for herdsmen to leave the region. Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and...

Army Begins Massive Operation In Sambisa Forests

The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that it had commenced large scale operations to smoke out Boko Haram terrorists from their Sambisa forest hideout in Borno.   Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, the...

Gulak Denies Hijacking Adamawa PDP Congress Materials

A PDP chieftain, Mr Ahmed Gulak, has denied allegations that he hijacked the party congress materials for meant for Adamawa state. The PDP Chairman in Adamawa, Chief Joel Madaki, had...

Improved Workers’ Welfare Critical To Change Agenda – Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Sunday assured Nigerian workers of the commitment of the House to improving workers’ welfare. A statement issued in Abuja...

Walin Sokoto To Be Buried Today

The late Walin Sokoto, Amb. Hamzat Ahmad, will be buried on Monday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.   The funeral prayer for the deceased will be performed on Monday...

NASS Restates Opposition To Grazing Reserves

The Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, says the National Assembly will not support the creation of grazing reserves anywhere in the country. Addressing newsmen on Sunday after a meeting...

Oshiomhole Increases Workers’ Minimum Wage From N18,000 to N25,000

Gov. Adams Oshiomhole of Edo on Sunday announced the increment of the National Minimum Wage from N18,000 to N25, 000 with immediate effect, for employees in the State Public...

Father Beats His 17yr Old Son Silly In Boxing Match As Punishment For Skipping School

An unnamed American father has come up with a form of 'discipline' most parents will be hesitant to apply. A video posted to Facebook shows the...

Colombia Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

A top court in Colombia has officially legalized same-sex marriage in the country. Same sex couples who were already allowed to form civil partnerships, are now permitted...

Navy Declares Suspected Pirate, Charles Parker, Wanted For Alleged Hijack Of Oil Vessel

The Nigerian Navy has declared one Charles Ekpemefumor, also known as Charles Parker, wanted for alleged hijack of MT MAXIMUS off Cote d’Ivoire waters on Feb. 11, 2016. This is...

Death Of Doctors, Blow To Healthcare Delivery – Ngige

Sen. Chris Ngige ,the Minister of Labour and Employment, on Thursday in Abuja described the death of six medical doctors on Kaduna –Abuja road as a blow to heath...

PDP NEC Zones Party’s Chairmanship To North-East

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Executive Committee (NEC) has zoned the party’s chairmanship position to the North-East geo-political zone. The National Chairman of PDP, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff disclosed...

FG To Build Hostels For IDPs In 24 States

Mr Ifiok Abia, member of the Presidential Flood Relief Rehabilitation Committee, said the Federal Government will build hostels for Internally Displayed Persons (IDPs), in 24 states affected by floods. Abia...

Senate Invites Security Chiefs For Update On Fleeing Terrorists In North East

The Senate has invited the country's security chiefs to brief it on the activities of fleeing terrorists in the North East to prevent the spread of terrorism. The summon followed...

Ekiti NMA Buries Three More Doctors, Driver Amidst Tears

Emotion ran high on Thursday during the commendation/funeral service for three more medical doctors from Ekiti State and their driver at the Nigerian Medical Association’s secretariat on Ado-Iyin road. The...

N23bn Bribe: EFCC To Arrest More INEC Officers, Bankers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to arrest more officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission and election monitors that received various bribes in the N23bn funds...

Liam Hemsworth Takes Miley Cyrus To Lunch With His Parents

Miley Cyrus was pictured spending some quality time with boyfriend Liam Hemsworth & his family. The couple was seen walking together as they arrived to meet with...

Prince’s Sister Tyka ‘Walks Out Of Meeting As Family Gather To Discuss Estate’

Prince's sister Tyka reportedly stormed out of a meeting as the family gathered to discuss the late singer's £200million estate. Prince passed away last week without a...

AFRIMA Mourns Papa Wemba

The International Committee of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, in partnership with the African Union Commission, AU, mourns the...

Oby Ezekwesili Shares Beautiful Throwback Photos As She Celebrates Her Birthday

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, shared these throwback photos of herself on her twitter handle to celebrate her 53rd birthday today. The photos were taken when...

Nick Gordon Reveals Bobbi Kristina Suffered A Couple Of Miscarriages Before Her Death

Nick Gordon has revealed Bobbi Kristina Brown suffered a "couple of miscarriages" before her death. The 25-year-old star says he and the aspiring actress - who tragically...

View Amazing Picture Of Beyonce And Blue Ivy

Picture taken at Formation Rehearsals...

Beyoncé dedicates Halo to her ‘beautiful husband’ Jay Z

Despite the cheating allegations in Beyoncé's new album Lemonade that debuted last weekend, Beyoncé professed her undying love and devotion to her rapper and business...

Reuben Abati: May Day, Tiwa Savage, Her Husband And Nigeria

“Ol’boy, man don see something oh.”  “Wetin you see?” “My eyes don see something. My ears don hear, and my mouth sef, I for talk...

Rahaman Onike: Saraki And His Running Battle

The latest disclosure by the embattled senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki that his current travail was a price he has to pay for opposing muslim-muslim ticket when...

Olawale Rotimi: Violence in Nigeria; Causes, Effects And Solutions

Violence in Nigeria in its various forms has evolved over the decades; from use of traditional weapons, charms and hamlets, violence in Nigeria has...

Gimba Kakanda: Boko Haram; The End Of A Conspiracy?

If the past administration took the Boko Haram for granted, making the disaster a justification for grand treasury theft and even failing to correct perception...

Jamilu Mabai?: Gov. Masari Media Chat, Town Hall Meeting & The Reality

It was rather a surprise to see for the 1st time our elected governor taking the bold step to changing the face of leadership...

Reuben Abati: The Senate, CCT And The Politics Of Saraki’s Trial

The present Senate serving the Nigerian people runs the risk of being remembered as the worst since 1999.  Public Relations Consultants and media officials of this particular...

Olalekan Waheed Adigun: Femi Aribisala; Time To Recover From a Trauma!

It is now over a year since Nigerians made history proving to the world again that peaceful transition was, in fact, possible in Africa. The election having...

Uzoigwe, Chimezie Daniel: Why Africa Must Not Get Stuck With Fossil Fuels

Modern, efficient and affordable energy services are among the essential ingredients of economic development, including the attainment of zero poverty as recognised in the United Nations...

India Launches 7th Navigational Satellite Into Orbit

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Thursday put its seventh satellite India Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS)-1G into the orbit, officials said. ``April 28, 2016: PSLV-C33 successfully launches IRNSS-1G,...

DR Congo, Uganda Launch Demarcation Of Their Common Border

Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) and Uganda on Thursday, launched a joint demarcation of their common border in the eastern part of DR Congo. Several leaders from both countries,...

Russia Delivers Humanitarian Aid To Syria

Col. Igor Borodin, a Representative of a Russian Humanitarian Centre in Syria, said Russia has sent 2.5 tons of humanitarian aid including 700 kg of bread to Homs province...

All Acts Of Violence In Burundi Served No Purpose – UN

UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, on Monday, said all acts of violence in Burundi served no purpose other than to worsen the already volatile situation. He made this known in...

Malaysia, Australia, China To Meet Over MH370 Search

Malaysia, Australia, China to meet over MH370 search Officials from Malaysia, Australia and China are meeting in June to discuss how to proceed with the search for disappeared flight MH370.   The...

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE (CHAPTER X)

It gets crowded at the Gate of Hell.

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE (CHAPTER IX) by Japheth J Omojuwa

My tears are flowing like the Brazilian Iguazu falls now but only within me. I felt the path...

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE VIII by Japheth J Omojuwa

They disappeared just as quickly as they had appeared. I felt like I was sweating but I wasn’t. I couldn’t. I was so afraid. Very afraid . I’d rather...

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE VII by Japheth J Omojuwa

Now my soul is alone and lonely. My spirit trudges along this darkness of death. A while back my body desired...

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE VI by Japheth Omojuwa

I decided to open my eyes one last time, to see the object of my desire and death one...