2018 October

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31 Oct: Governors insist on ₦22,500 as Minimum Wage

Governors of the 36 states of the federation have agreed on paying ₦22,500 as the new minimum wage for civil servants. The Cable reports that the chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), Zamfara State Governor Abdulaziz Yari, shared the news. Yari said that when the minimum wage payable is being determined, it is necessary to consider that the “total personnel cost does…

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31 Oct: Ciara channels Lupita Nyong’o‘s “Black Panther” character Nakia for Halloween

Singer Ciara kicked off Halloween early with a party in New York City and the 33-year-old entertainer channeled Lupita Nyong’o‘s “Black Panther” character, Nakia, for her costume. Ahead of the party, Ciara took to Instagram to share a video showing off her super hot costume! View this post on Instagram Wakanda Forever. #BlackPanther. Nakia @lupitanyongo #HappyHalloween A post shared by Ciara (@ciara) on Oct 30, 2018 at…

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30 Oct: Trump Planning To End Citizenship For Babies Born In US To Non-Citizens

President of the United States, Donald Trump is on the verge of putting an end to the right to U.S. citizenship for children of noncitizens born in the country. In an interview with Axios on Monday, Trump who has long kicked against “anchor babies”, said the system of citizenship has to end. “We’re the only country in the world where…

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30 Oct: #OBYFIGHT4NAIJA: “Buhari and Atiku Are Conjoined From Head to Toe as #BuTiku” – Oby Ezekwesili

  Pretty much everybody in Nigeria heard when Sahle-Work Zewde was announced the first female president of Ethiopia. There was a whole lot of buzz about it, and everybody had one or two things to say. But whatever the opinion, everybody agreed on one thing – It’s not a phenomenon we’re used to seeing in Nigeria. It looks like Sahle…

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30 Oct: Adele Crowned The Richest UK Celebrity Aged 30 Or Under

Adele has been crowned as the richest British celebrity aged 30 and under for the third consecutive year. The singer toppled One Direction off the top spot in 2016. She retained the position in 2017 and in 2018 after her estimated wealth went from £132million to £147.5million, the Hello singer retained her crown yet again. According to Heat magazine’s 2018…

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30 Oct: Seun Kuti Bags Grammy Awards Nomination

Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, has been nominated for the 61st Grammy Awards. Seun Kuti, who is the son of Afrobeat originator, Fela Kuti, shared the news on his Instagram page on Saturday. He revealed his album, Black Times, has been nominated in the Best World Music Award Category. Seun’s older brother, Femi Kuti has also been nominated for the Grammy…

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30 Oct: Cardi B Addresses ALL Of Nicki Minaj’s Accusations, Says She Can’t Be The Victim And The Gangsta

Cardi B is laying it all on the table. After Nicki Minaj took to Queen Radio earlier today and said that Cardi B got beat up by Rah Ali (and some other things), Cardi took to Instagram and set it all straight. A few things… Cardi says that if Rah beat her up like Nicki said she did, there would…