Author: Morenike Adebayo

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On Tuesday the 6th of November, President Buhari approved the new minimum wage of ₦30,000. This is following the Nigerian Labour Congress’ recent agreement to suspend its strike action on the condition that the federal government increased the minimum wage, which some negotiated to be around ₦24000.   This would appear to be a win […]

  Whether it is by telling incomplete and one-sided narratives of history or keeping African nations out of the global power elite, one thing is clear. The international system is determined to keep this continent down. This is not to say that the international system is maliciously subjugating our part of the world for no […]

The Enugu prisons is presently looking into the welfare of inmates locked up in the female prison which as at October, 2018 housed about 38 female inmates and three children. This is coming after Royal FM journalist; Babatunde Okunlola’s investigative trilogy: BORN & LOCKED UP on the state of prisons, and available welfare for pregnant women, nursing […]

A Federal High Court, sitting in Benin, today, sentenced a 49-year-old woman, Mrs Christy Ehirobo, to nine years imprisonment for human trafficking. Justice Mohammed Liman, in his judgment, held that human trafficking has become a problem in society, adding that despite the plea of mercy by the convict, the law must take its cause. “The […]

  Football Association ,today charged Jose Mourinho over comments he made after Manchester United’s victory against Newcastle and faces a potential touchline ban if found guilty. The United manager spoke into a camera after his side came from behind to triumph 3-2 at Old Trafford, easing the immediate pressure on him after a string of […]

The Kaduna State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), today said it had foiled an attempt to vandalise oil pipeline in the state. A statement by the command Public Relations Officer, Mr Orndiir Terzungwe, said the operatives of the anti-vandalism unit chased away the suspected vandals on Oct. 13, while on routine patrol. […]

A 31-year old Togolese man has been arrested for suspected rape of 6 underage boys in Ejigo, Lagos. His name is Dominic Samson. According to sources, the victims are aged between 12 and 15 years old and they all testified that Samson rapes them under a staircase and in a toilet at Olusesan street around Ejigbo, Lagos. Samson’s […]

Thousands of residents of Ekiti and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday thronged the Ekiti Parapo Pavilion to witness the swearing-in of Dr Kayode Fayemi and Chief Adebisi Egbeyemi as Governor and Deputy Governor of the state. Fayemi, a former Minister of Mines and Steel, was sworn in as the six governor […]

  Senator Ademola Adeleke and four others has been charged to Federal High Court, Abuja by the Federal Government  with alleged examination malpractice. Adeleke and others were accused, in a four-count charge filed in the name of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) of fraudulently registering as students of Ojo-Aro Community Grammar School, Ojo-Aro, Osun […]

Oil prices rose today as U.S. markets tightened just weeks ahead of Washington’s plan to impose new sanctions against Iran. Brent crude futures were at seventy-nine point eight four dollars per barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose to seventy-one point five two dollars a barrel. Some oil pricing interested stakeholders predict oil […]

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