May 30, 2017


Okorocha sacks cabinet, 27 LG transition committees

Rochas Okorocha Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Tuesday sacked the state executive council and 27 local government transition committees with immediate effect. A statement by the Principal Secretary to the governor, Mr Pascal Obi,…



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Reps want minimum wage reviewed every five years

John Ameh, Abuja The House of Representatives on Tuesday sought a compulsory review of the National Minimum Wage every five years. The proposal was contained in a bill to amend the National Minimum Wage Act,…







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No laptop ban on board flights from Europe, says US

US aviation security officials stepped back Tuesday from imposing a ban on carry-on computers on flights coming from Europe, which had been proposed to guard against possible bomb-laden electronics from the Islamic State group. But…




CBN lifts Naira with $482.6m

dollar The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday intervened in the inter-bank market to the tune of 482.6 million dollars in the first trading day after the Democracy Day celebrations. A statement issued by…



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Why the US Military Wants Fewer Generic Christians

Department of Defense now recognizes 216 religions. If you’re an evangelical entering America’s military—and about 4 out of 10 service members are—you’re going to have to get more specific than that. The general categories of…




50,000 displaced in deadly Brazil floods

Residents of the city of Barreiros try to save their belongings form their homes affectd by floods, due to heavy rains in Pernambuco state, northeastern Brazil, on May 30, 2017. 50,000 people fled their homes…


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Hmmm…Nicki Minaj faking her romance with Nas?

I don’t believe so, she’s too famous to be trying some shitty publicity stunt especially with someone like Nas. Plus she went on Ellen show to confirm rumors she’s dating the rap legend. But according…



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Wall Street dips as energy, financials weaken | Reuters

By Chuck Mikolajczak U.S. stocks edged lower on Tuesday as weakness in the energy and financial sectors outweighed gains in technology shares.Oil prices declined, keeping U.S. crude CLc1 below the $50 a barrel mark, on…