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Kogi approves payment of N30,000 new national minimum wage

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Tuesday approved the immediate implementation of the N30,000 new national minimum wage for the state workforce, with partial consequential adjustment. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mrs Folashade Arike-Ayoade, disclosed this after an extensive meeting with the organised labour in Lokoja. Arike-Ayoade explained that the delay in the […]

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Kemba Walker struggling through ‘difficult’ transition to non-scoring role

going scoreless in the past two games, Walker admitted he has a new non-scoring role and it never has been like this before during a storied career for the Bronx native.  Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau said he will stick with Walker as his starting point guard for the nationally televised game Saturday night against the […]

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Bills vs. Chiefs: Preview, predictions, what to watch for

Bills-Chiefs AFC divisional matchup in Kansas City: Marquee matchup Chiefs TE Travis Kelce vs. Bills LB Matt Milano Kelce shredded the Bills defense with 13 catches for 118 yards and two touchdowns during the AFC Championship game last season. He did most of his damage against zone coverage before the late adjustment to try Milano […]

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NLC gives Kogi govt 14 days ultimatum over non-implementation of minimum wage

The Organized Labour in Kogi State has issued a 14-day fresh ultimatum to the Kogi State Government to implement the N30,000 new minimum wage or it will embark on indefinite strike action. Addressing a press conference in Lokoja on Friday, shortly after the meeting of labour leaders, the Kogi State Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, (NLC) […]

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson turns heads with ‘badass’ T-rex skull on Manningcast

The “Manningcast” finale had no shortage of curious moments. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson joined Peyton and Eli Manning on the Monday Night Football broadcast during the NFC Wild Card matchup between the Rams and Cardinals — and fans couldn’t help but notice a massive T-Rex skull sitting behind the actor. “I got a T-Rex skull. That’s Stan,” Johnson […]

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Jets will be without starting center Connor McGovern

Zach Wilson will be getting the ball from unfamiliar hands and delivering the ball to unfamiliar hands, all while trying to do the ultimate unfamiliar: beating Tom Brady. The Jets quarterback again will be without a few of his top targets on Sunday against the Buccaneers, as Elijah Moore was ruled out Friday with a […]

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Ayo Makun’s high grossing movies that passed the N100M mark

Popular Nigerian comedian, Ayo Makun, popularly known as AY is a big name in the Nigerian entertainment industry, mostly for his creativity and ability to diversify. As an already successful comedian, he released his first comedy movie in 2014 titled ’30 Days in Atlanta’ and has since then gone ahead with other successful projects that […]

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LL Cool J Cancels ‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’ Performance Due to Positive COVID Test

LL Cool J is pulling out of this year’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2022″ after testing positive for COVID-19. The ABC special, which is marking its 50th anniversary this year, is still moving forward as planned with hosts Seacrest and Liza Koshy, but will have to make an adjustment due […]

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Gov Obaseki signs 2022 appropriation bill into law

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has signed the 2022 appropriation bill of N222.6 billion into law. The budget, christened ‘Budget of Renewal, Hope and Growth’, is an increase of about N8.4 billion over the N214. 2 billion initially presented to the state assembly. The governor, who signed the budget at the Exco Chambers in Government […]

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Coronavirus: Pope cancels public recitation of Angelus prayer

Pope Francis will not recite the Angelus prayer on Boxing Day before thousands of pilgrims, as in the past, but instead will declaim it from the calm of a Vatican library, an adjustment in line with Italy’s COVID-19 restrictions. The Vatican moved the location for Saturday’s noon-time (1100 GMT) prayer to the library in the […]

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White House: Donald Trump to take coronavirus vaccine ‘at appropriate time’

US President Donald Trump has said that he will not be taking the COVID-19 vaccine any time soon. This he said it was as a result of a directive he gave which will delay the administration of the vaccine on those in the White House. Taking to Twitter, Trump said he was “not scheduled to […]

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Donald Trump: I’m not scheduled to get coronavirus vaccine

Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday night said he was not scheduled to be vaccinated against the Coronavirus (COVID-19), after a media report indicated he could receive a jab as early as Monday. Earlier in the day Bloomberg reported Trump could be vaccinated “as soon as Monday,” and other top White House officials would […]

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