CAN denies endorsing Fayose for 2019 presidency

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has denied endorsing Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, for president in the forthcoming 2019 general elections. In a letter signed by Adebayo Oladeji, the head of media and communications to the CAN President, Samson

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Ngige sets up committee to review new minimun wage

Chris Ngige, minister of labour and productivity, says President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the membership of the proposed national minimum wage committee. Ngige, who briefed reporters on Thursday after meeting with the president, also said discussions with the affected parties

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Okorocha: No automatic ticket for Buhari in 2019

The Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum, Chief Rochas Okorocha, on Thursday, said there would be no automatic ticket for President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress. Okorocha who is the governor of Imo

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Labour leader, two others killed by gunmen in Kogi

The fragile security situation in Kogi State worsened as unknown gunmen killed the state chairman of the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) of the Secondary School, Science and Technology Education Board (STEB) branch, Mallam Abdulmumini Yakubu. The labour leader was murdered on

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FORBES LIST: Merkel emerges world’s most powerful woman

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named the world’s most powerful woman for the seventh time in a row by Forbes magazine, the publication announced on Thursday. “Merkel this year won a hard-fought election that saw the far-right Alternative for

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PDP sends condolence message to Tinubu over the death of his son

Read the press statement from PDP below… The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, CON, on behalf of the National Caretaker Committee, the Organs of the Party and PDP family nationwide; condoles with the National

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Power ministry spent $35m on project not approved by NASS

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, has alleged that the ministry of power spent $35 million on a project that was not appropriated by the national assembly. Speaking on the floor of the senate on Wednesday, Melaye said the project which

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Popular ritualist and fraudster arrested in his den, with fetish items in Osun

Men of the Nigeria Police, Osun State Command on Wednesday uncovered a den of some ritualists in Elewonta village of Ayedire South Local Government Development Area of Iwo, in the state. Newsmen gathered that the Assistant Inspector General of Police,

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House of Reps says “NO” to Buhari’s intention to adddress NASS

Shouts of thunderous “no, no” filled the legislative chamber of the House of Representatives at Thursday plenary when the Speaker, Hon. Yakubu Dogara announced the intention of President Muhammadu Buhari to address a joint session of the National Assembly alongside

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Beer-Baptism: South African church where people are baptized using their favorite beer (PHOTOS)

A church in South Africa is currently trending after its unorthodox way of baptizing its faithful – with their favorite alcoholic drink instead of water – surfaced. That’s not all, the congregants at the Gabola Church have also been given

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