Buhari Inaugurates Committee on New Minimum Wage

Workman compensation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday inaugurated the National Minimum Wage Committee. The tripartite committee chaired by Ms. Ama People is saddled with the responsibility of negotiating a new National Minimum Wage for the Nigerian workers. Buhari inaugurated the 30-member committee inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Details later ...

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Hospital Wants Nurse Prosecuted for Attempted Sale of Baby

Child theft

The management of ECWA Eye Hospital, Kano has disowned a nurse, Mrs. Itohan Pius, who was arrested by the police while allegedly attempting to sell a five-year-old boy for N15,000. Briefing newsmen in Kano on Tuesday, the Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Dr Atima Mayor, said the suspect acted ...

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Farmers, Millers Set to Crash Rice Price to N6,000/Bag

Economics of Agriculture

Rice farmers, millers and processors on Wednesday announced that the price of a 50kg bag of rice will fall to as low as N6,000 in the next few months. According to them, the current market price of rice, which is about N15,000 per 50kg bag, will drop to between N6,000 ...

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Senate Moves to Scrap Post UTME

College Education

New Telegraph reports that the Senate has begun moves to scrap the post Unified Matriculation Examination, UME as it yesterday mandated its committee on Tertiary Education to meet with relevant stakeholders, especially the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and come up with recommendations on how to achieve the set goal. According ...

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I Got N7,000 for Participating in Killing GUS Winner – Suspect

Crime investigation

Punch reports that one of the suspects arrested for the murder of a former winner of Guilder Ultimate Search, Hector Jobarteh, has owned up to his involvement in the crime. The suspect, 49-year-old Ismaila Adeyemi, said he got a mobile phone from the valuables carted away from the victim’s residence. He ...

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Court Remands Tricycle Operator for Raping Student

Crime Scene Investigation

A tricycle operator, Tope Ojolo, who allegedly raped a student of College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, was on Tuesday arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the prosecutor, Sgt. Monica Ikebilo, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Sept.17 in Ikere-Ekiti. Ikebilo ...

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