Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Electricity tariff: NLC threatens nationwide ‘warning’ strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it will declare a one-day national warning strike over the refusal of the Federal Government to slash the electricity tariff.
NLC President Ayuba Wabba said this while addressing newsmen during the Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting of the congress on Wednesday in Abuja.
According to Wabba, the planned action was aimed at getting the relevant authorities to reverse the 45 per cent tariff hike.
The labour leader insisted that the tariff increase was “illegal, unfair, unjustifiable and an exploitation of the already exploited Nigerians.

Check out this Mother and Daughter conversation .

The Mum is probably mean lol..

Shocking footage shows huge rat in a McDonald's restaurant in Thailand

This huge rat was spotted in McDonald's restaurant in Thailand . lol .. some people on twitter said the rat is part of the meal .lol

Home / Headlines / Another deadly terror group, ‘Gausiyya’ now in Kaduna – El-Rufai reveals Another

Governor Nasir El-Rufai, of Kaduna State has disclosed that a new deadly terror group, ‘Gausiyya’ has started operating in the state.
The governor in a radio interview at the weekend, while justifying the need to regulate religious activities in the state, raised the alarm over the emergence of ‘Gausiyya’ in Markafi Local Government Area of the state.
He noted that there was a security report of an emergence of ‘Gausiyya’ which according to him was a dangerous Islamic group in the state.

Saraki made 18 cash deposits of $10,000 into his bank account in one day – EFCC detective

A principal detective with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Michael Wetkas on Wednesday told the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki made cash deposits of $10,000 18 times in one day.
Wetkas, while being led in evidence by counsel to the federal government, Mr. Rotimi Jacobs, SAN, claimed that the then Governor of Kwara state diverted the loans obtained for the state to buy property for himself.
His words, “On March 23, 2005, there was a cash deposit of N8.2m into the defendant’s account at the GRA Ilorin branch,” he narrated.
“On March 29, 2005, there was a N200m bank draft made in favour of an implementation committee on sale of government property.

WhatsApp joins terrorism row by switching encryption on for its billion users


WhatsApp has announced a major plan to keep your conversations protected.
The global messaging service is now equipped with ‘end-to-end’ encryption for every user with the latest version of the app.
The update arrives amid a heightened international debate over how much access law enforcement should have to digital communications and follows a high-profile showdown between Apple and the FBI over an encrypted iPhone linked to one of the San Bernardino shooters. 

The Kardashians 'dismiss Blac Chyna engagement' as they dub Rob a 'serial proposer


The Kardashian family's mysterious silence over Rob and Blac Chyna's engagement could be down to doubts over whether it will 'stick.'
According to TMZ, the famous family consider 29-year-old Rob to be a 'serial proposer' who has previously boasted about popping the question to exes Rita Ora and Adrienne.
Matriarch Kris Jenner, along with sisters Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, Kendall and Kylie, have stayed quiet on the subject, but insiders say they're 'not upset' about being left out of the loop.

Patience Jonathan, Obasanjo in ‘romantic’ hug, dance (Photos )

 Nigeria’s immediate past First lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, in these pictures, lived out her nickname of Mama Peace as she was seen hugging and having a cheerful time with former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who is believed not to have supported her husband, Goodluck Jonathan’s bid for second term. She however looked pensive at some point as Obasanjo appeared reassuring.
The duo were pictured exchanging pleasantries at the burial ceremony of the mother of Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi at the weekend.
More photos after the cut .

Long queues in Abuja, Lagos will end on Thursday – Kachikwu

The Minister of Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu on Tuesday assured residents of Lagos and Abuja that the long queues being experienced will disappear Thursday.
Kachikwu, who spoke when he visited the office of the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, in Abuja, also added that the situation in Sokoto, Warri and Port Harcourt will improve by weekend.

Missing kids found dead on church premises, pastor arrested


The Ogun state Police Command on Tuesday arrested one Babatunde Olakunle, the pastor of Christ Crusaders’ Deliverance Ministry and a church worker, Adewale Babalola at Matogun, in the Lambe area of the state, after the corpses of two missing children were found in the church premises, The Punch reports.
Residents were thrown into shock after the police recovered the bodies of a six-year-old primary 2 pupil, Ayegbo Isaac, and Innocent Ayomide, 4, a Nursery 1 pupil after they were declared missing on Sunday.
The deceased’s parents are neighbours.
Ayomide’s mother was said to have dropped him with Isaac’s mother to look after him while she made a trip to the Republic of Benin on Friday.

CCT trial: Resign now or be disgraced out of office – Senators reportedly warn


Following the commencement of the trial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal yesterday, some Senators have appealed to Saraki to resign from his position so as to save the National Assembly from further embarrassment.
Saraki’s trial for false declaration of assets while he was the governor of Kwara State kicked off yesterday at the CCT.
The Senators made the appeal during a special meeting held at his Maitama residence after the court session in which his legal team failed to secure an adjournment of the case,

News Dino Melaye gives more details of how gunmen allegedly tried to kidnap, assassinate him

Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West, has given more insight into how he escaped from gunmen who attacked him in Gwagwalada. Th...