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₦56,000 minimum wage: FG gives nod to 29-member panel

May 25, 2017 Perry Knight

Bowing to workers demands which reached climax at this years May-day day celebration at Abuja, the Federal Government on Wednesday approved a 29-member tripartite committee on a new minimum wage. Addressing State House correspondent on the subject matter at the end of the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council presided {Read More..}

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Over 400 rifles discovered in Lagos

May 24, 2017 Perry Knight

The Nigerian Customs Service on Tuesday intercepted a 20-foot container with 440 guns of various sizes and designs concealed inside. Disclosing this to newsmen in Lagos, The Assistant Comptroller-General of Customs, Monday Abueh, while making the disclosure to newsmen said the cargo was shipped from Turkey and that a suspect {Read More..}

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OMG! Oba of Lagos dragged to court

May 23, 2017 Perry Knight

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, on Monday appeared at an Ikeja high court to answer to a suite challenging his position as the traditional ruler of the state. Oba Akiolu who was accompanied to the court by 10 white cap chiefs said that he had come to justify his {Read More..}

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I will resign if…’ Kachikwu

May 23, 2017 Perry Knight

The Nigerian Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has vowed to resign his appointment as minister if by 2019 Nigeria is not yet self-sufficient in petrol production. Dr. Kachikwu made the pronouncement while fielding questions with Stephen Sackur on a BBC program. The minister who said he is {Read More..}

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Lagos Madness: Eyo Masquerades in Free-for-all Fight

May 22, 2017 Perry Knight

Typical of brazen madness Lagos can at times be associated with, the just concluded Eyo masquerade festival ended in a bizarre note. Guess what; the masquerades engaged themselves in free-for-all fight stabbing, cudgeling, punching, and cursing themselves. A good number of the masquerades sustained varying degrees of injuries, some had {Read More..}

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Hajiya Shatu Aminu Kano is Dead!

May 22, 2017 Perry Knight

The news of the passing of the wife of the late northern political giant and founder of the defunct Northern Elements Progressive Union,  Malam Aminu Kano, was made public by the grandson, Alhaji Aminu Kabara. Late Shatu Aminu Kano whose demise, after a prolonged illness, is coming 34 years after {Read More..}

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Lagos: 5-Day Power Outage Imminent!

May 22, 2017 Perry Knight

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company, EKEDC, has announced that there would be 5-day electric power outage in some parts of Lagos this week. According to the company’s spokesman, Mr. Godwin Idemudia, the outage which would be experienced from Wednesday to Sunday this week affecting Ikoyi and Victoria Island areas of {Read More..}