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The Nigerian Federal Government Extends Maternity Leave to 4 Months

The Federal Government has extended the maternity leave for Nigerian women from three to four months. Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, disclosed this at the ongoing International Labour Conference (ILC), in Geneva, Switzerland, yesterday. The minister also told delegates that employers of labour in the public and private …

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National Assembly Threatens Buhari With Impeachment, Issues 12-Point Conditions

The National Assembly – a joint session of the Senate and the House of Representatives – on Tuesday, June 5, gave President Muhammadu Buhari a 12 – point resolution he must comply with to avoid being impeached. This was the outcome of a closed-door joint executive session of both chambers …

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Saudi Arabia Issues First Set of Driving Licenses to Women

Saudi Arabia has started issuing its first driving licenses to women, Al Jazeera reports. The country had announced in September 2017 that it would begin to allow women to drive, a move that indicated the country’s willingness to return to a “moderate Islam,” according to the Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. Ten Saudi …

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Anglican Church in Disarray as Members Accuse Nigerian Bishop of Embezzling N260 million, Election Manipulation

Some aggrieved members of the Lagos Diocese of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) have filed three applications before a Lagos Division of the Federal High Court seeking, among other things, a relief for the judge handling the suit, Mojisola Olatoregun, to recuse herself from the case. Another relief by …

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Paris Hilton’s Younger Brother, Barron Hilton Gets Married

Paris Hilton’s younger brother Barron Hilton (28) just tied the knot with socialite Tessa Grafin von Walderdorff (24) at the scenic island of St. Barts! The excited news was confirmed by his older sis — Paris Hilton! The 37-year-old bombshell shared a series of sweet photos featuring Barron and Tessa happily …

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Buhari says Age Limit for Senators & Governors not Reduced in “Not Too Young to Run” Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that the age limit required for one to be elected as a state governor or a senator has not been reduced with the “Not Too Young to Run” bill. The president revealed this after the bill was signed into law on Thursday. The bill, at its inception, …

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Presidential Aspirant, Fela Durotoye, Released His 10-Point Agenda

Presidential aspirant, Fela Durotoye, has released a 10-point agenda on how he’ll make Nigeria work if he emerges victorious in the 2019 presidential election. The management consultant released the document on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, noting that it is a condensed version of his policies while disclosing that a detailed one will …

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Samsung Ordered By Courts To Pay Apple $539 Million For Infringing On Patents

Samsung has been ordered to pay Apple  $539 million for infringing on patents. The battle began seven years ago, and it was agreed upon that Samsung, a South Korean company, was guilty. The jury had to decide if Samsung should have to pay damages based on sales of its smartphones or just their …

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Meghan Markle Just Received A Coat Of Arms

Just days after Meghan Markle‘s royal wedding to Prince Harry, the newly minted Duchess of Sussex has received a very special gift: a coat of arms. The traditional design, customized with colors and symbols, is typically given to the father of the bride just ahead of a royal wedding, but …

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Trump cancels Singapore summit in letter to Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump will not meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month, he announced in a letter to Kim released by the White House Thursday morning, scrapping plans for what would have been a historic diplomatic summit. “I was very much looking forward to being there with you. Sadly, …

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