Buhari signs New Minimum Wage into Law.

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the new minimum wage bill. The bill, which has now become a law, will usher in a new pay structure for Nigerian workers. The National Assembly had passed the bill approving N30,000 as the minimum wage for workers. State governors had opposed the N30,000 minimum wage with many of them saying they will be unable to pay their workers. A source at the Presidential Villa confirmed to journalists that Mr Buhari signed the bill today (Thursday). He also said the president’s aide on National Assembly…

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John Dyegh joins Speakership race in HoR.

By Oladisun Amosun, AbujaLess than 24hrs after the APC national chairman Adams Oshiomhole presented the Rt. Hon Femi Gbajabiamila as the party’s annoited candidate for the Speaker’s position for the 9th House of Representatives to president Muhammadu Buharu, another aspirant Rep John Dyegh (APC Benue) has declared his intention to contest the same position.In his declaration this morning in Abuja, Dyegh a third timer federal legislator said in as much as he remains a loyal party man and believes in party supremacy, the North-Central caucus in the House is convinced…

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HOW SEX KEEPS MARRIAGES TOGETHER

Sex is the MAIN thing that keeps married couples together when the going gets tough”…these words were uttered by a married 40 year old man. Sex, GOOD sex is one of the most powerful tools in the world. It has ruined kings.  it makes women weak too because believe it or not, women love sex more than men(when it’s done right). It is extremely difficult for any woman to leave a relationship where the sex is good. I’ll give you a scenario based on a real person, she is a…

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FG Approves N100bn for Completion of East-West Road.

The federal government has approved the sum of N100 billion for the completion of Sections 1 to 4 of the East-West road project. The Minister of Nigeria’s Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru Usani, made the disclosure in Abuja at a meeting with the Host Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas (HOSTCOM), led by its National Chairman, Chief Style Benjamin Tamaranebi, Tuesday. At the meeting, HOSTCOM, the parent body of all oil and gas producing, impacted, satellite communities in the Niger Delta region appealed to the federal government for the release…

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KOGI/ BAYELSA GOVERNORSHIP ELECTIONS HOLDS NOV. 2

BY Omo Ighodalo, Abuja The Independent National Electoral commission, INEC says the Governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States will take place on Saturday 2nd of November this year. To this end, the commission has approved the Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the elections. A statement by the INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee,Mr Festus Okoye indicates that the official notice for both elections will be issued on lst August 2019. while political parties that intend to sponsor candidates are to hold their primaries for…

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No Alternative to a Restructured Nigeria.

By DAN AMOR It is a commonplace to say that in the last period of 53 years when the military banished the practice of true federalism in Nigeria, our understanding of the barenness of our forced union has been profoundly modified. Our speculations now extend to embrace the infinite; and, whether we are aware of it or not, our daily life has taken its tone and colour from this tremendous realization in our outlook. We have only to open our eyes to the reality on ground to echo in our…

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Walter Onnoghen Resigns as CJN

Walter Onnoghen has resigned as the chief justice of Nigeria (CJN) with immediate effect, TheCable can report. He turned in his resignation letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday evening, a day after the National Judicial Council (NJC) recommended that he be compulsorily retired for misconduct. By virtue of section 306 of the 1999 constitution, his resignation takes immediate effect. Section 306 says “(1) Save as otherwise provided in this section, any person who is appointed, elected or otherwise selected to any office established by this Constitution may resign from that…

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Tuggar vs Bulkachuwa: Moral Burden for Justice Zainab.

The October 2018 primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi State has been riddled with legal tussle, as two aspirants lay claims to the senatorial ticket for Bauchi North. A chieftain of the party, Usman Abubakar Tuggar is insisting on being the winner of the party’s primary elections held on October 3, 2018 as against Adamu Muhammed Bulkachuwa, whose name was forwarded to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the party’s candidate. Bulkachuwa, who is the spouse of Court of Appeal President, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa, eventually…

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Governor Dickson inaugurates commission on environmental degradation

 By Emmanuel Iriogbe, Abuja …Archbishop of York, ex-Ghana President members Governor Henry Seriake Dickson, on Wednesday, inaugurated the Bayelsa State Commission of Enquiry on Environmental Degradation.  The eight-member commission is chaired by the Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu. Governor Dickson said the commission, which is comprised of Nigerian and foreign scholars and experts in various fields, had a three-point terms of reference, which include to investigate the environmental, health, socio-economic, political and human damage caused by operations of multinational oil companies.  He also charged the commission to analyse the…

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