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Daily Archives: April 22, 2019

minimum wage

We will renegotiate with senior workers who are above minimum wage – FG

The federal government is to commence renegotiation of the N30,000 minimum wage with senior civil servants in the country as it argues it cannot spend the entire resources on salary payment. The minister of budget and national planning, Udoma Udoma, [...]

March 20, 2019 Economy

MTN wants to launch the “WeChat of Africa”, will it catch on?

MTN wants to launch a platform that has mobile money offering, music streaming and other features. Would you use it? Techpoint.Africa [...]

March 20, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Bosso

Top-flight Football Coach, Bosso, Kidnapped

The coach of Cameroon’s top club, Yong Sports Academy of Bamenda, Emmanuel Ndoumbe Bosso has been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen Bosso, who won the Cameroon Cup in 2013 with the team, was taken hostage as he headed to a training [...]

March 20, 2019 Sports
Lagos Country Club has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently deploy a clear-cut policy to rejig the economy in his second term of office

Lagos Country Club tells Buhari to avoid past mistakes

Lagos Country Club has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently deploy a clear-cut policy to rejig the economy in his second term of office. The president, Tajudeen Akande, said this yesterday at a press briefing to herald the 70th anniversary [...]

March 20, 2019 Government and politics
Seven die as truck plunges into Kogi river

Seven die as truck plunges into Kogi river

Seven people on Tuesday lost their lives as a truck in which they were travelling plunged into a river at Kotonkarfe community on the Lokoja-Abuja highway. Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps in Kogi, Mr Emmanuel Abe, confirmed the incident. [...]

March 20, 2019 Incidents
NNPC

NNPC considers extending gas pipeline to Algeria

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is considering extending the ongoing Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano gas pipeline system across the Sahara to Algeria in North Africa. NNPC’s Group Managing Director, Dr Maikanti Baru, disclosed this while receiving an award from the Petroleum Technology [...]

March 20, 2019 Power
Reps ask Presidency to pay ex-militants’ 12-month allowance arrears

Reps ask Presidency to pay ex-militants’ 12-month allowance arrears

The House of Representatives has asked the Presidential Amnesty Committee to pay former Niger Delta militants on Federal Government scholarships their allowances. While expressing their displeasure with non-payment of the ex-militants, the lawmakers called on the presidential committee to clear [...]

March 20, 2019 Government and politics
suspected cultists

Suspected cultists invade Edo schools, injure pupils

Some suspected cultists, on Tuesday, disrupted academic activities at the Oba Akenzua Secondary School and the Ihogbe College in Benin, Edo State. The prompt intervention of police personnel, however, saved what could have been a free-for-all, as several pupils were [...]

March 20, 2019 Crime
Nigerian Army announces new redeployment, appointments of senior officers

Polls: Buratai avoids question on military’s interference

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday refused to speak on the militarisation of the 2019 polls, particularly the alleged interference by the Nigerian Army in elections in some states. Excessive force was said to have [...]

March 20, 2019 Military
chinese restaurant

WE DON’T SERVE, ADMIT NIGERIANS, – RACIST CHINESE RESTAURANT IN LAGOS.

Nigerians are not allowed to enter or order food at a racist Chinese restaurant called Shi Shi in Lagos, investigation by The PUNCH has revealed. The PUNCH reporter visited the restaurant to investigate claims made by some Nigerians on social [...]

March 20, 2019 Cuisine
atiku

INEC’s Server Shows We Beat Buhari With 1.6 Million Votes. – PDP, Atiku

– as he filed 5 grounds petition, including the Buhari’s certificate scam. Some details of the petition filed on Monday by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election , Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to challenge [...]

March 20, 2019 Government and politics