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The federal government of Nigeria has urged Nigerians through the Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) to accept their proposed new minimum wage of N24,000 ($65) a month, considering the capacity and ability of the government and the private sector to pay. Nigeria’s Minister of Labor and Employment, Chris Ngige, made the call when he received...
A speeding train on Friday ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a Hindu religious festival in India, killing at least 50 people. Hundreds of people were reportedly watching the burning of an effigy of demon Ravana during the Hindu festival of Dussehra in northern Punjab state when the train struck. The commuter train hit the crowd standing and sitting on...
The biggest topic on Chinese social media at the moment is a tragic story of a man who faked his own death to receive insurance payment. According to Shanghaiist, the man from Hunan province China, faked his own death after falling into debt and taking out a 1 million yuan ($144,000) life insurance policy on himself, hoping to save his family....
Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari, who is seeking re-election for a second term in 2019 has revealed where he hopes to get votes. Buhari said that he is not hoping to get any vote from the “big men” because they don’t come out to vote during elections. According to him, pregnant women and ordinary Nigerians will vote him back to power in...
The missing leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has been reportedly spotted in Israel. His younger brother, Emmanuel, confirmed that the family received the news through an online video shared by one Castro Nkume. Emmanuel, who spoke through a telephone interview to Punch, said the deputy director of IPOB Uche Ejiofor has also confirmed that the man...
A commercial motorcyclist, popularly known in Nigeria as Okada man, has reportedly committed suicide in Oyo state by hanging himself. The motorcyclist hanged himself over huge debts he owed people. The Okada rider killed himself in the Gangansi area of Ibadan, Oyo State leaving behind a suicide note in his room that stated the reason for his action. According to Punch Nigeria, the corpse...
It was a second Royal wedding in five months after Prince Harry married his American girlfriend Meghan Markle. Princess Eugenie of York married on Friday October 12, married her longtime commoner boyfriend, Jack Brooksbank at St George’s chapel in Windsor. Stars including Kate Moss and Robbie Williams attended the ceremony for the younger daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of...
It was a beautiful day of joy in the home a 60-year-old woman and her husband in Abeokuta, Nigeria as they welcome their first child after 36years of marriage. Mr & Mrs Bose Joda had their bundle of joy after waiting for over three decades. They named the child Ore Ofe Oluwatodimu Joda. The news was shared by a Facebook user Oluyemi...
A Las Vegas hotel owner was found dead on Tuesday hours after having sex with one of his own prostitutes. He was reportedly wearing a smile on his face when he was found dead. Dennis Hof was lying on his back on the right side of his bed and completely naked when he was found by his best friend Ron...
The wedding photo below made news headlines last weekend when they were pictured looking sad and tired on their wedding day. See their wedding photos through this link. Their honeymoon photos have now emerged and they're full of smiles. The photos even show them locking lips. See the photos below.  
An Ivorian internet user posted these wedding photos of a bride looking so sad on her wedding day. The photos set internet on fire and got many people talking, saying husband is the reason. Update The happily married couple has just released their honeymoon photos, and they were full of smiles. See their honeymoon photos through this link
EBay has filed a lawsuit against Amazon, accusing the US Retail giant of illegally poaching sellers from its marketplace. It says Amazon representatives abused eBay's internal email system to contact sellers - a violation of the marketplace's policies. The online auction giant claims Amazon lured the sellers via its own messaging system and that roughly 50 Amazon sales reps had sent more than 1,000 messages...
Twenty people were reportedly killed and 68 injured after a student gunman attacked a college in Russian-annexed Crimea, before killing himself. At the time of this report, five students remain in comas, and their condition is described as “extremely grave”. Among the dead - mostly students aged between 15 and 19 - were a mother and daughter, Svetlana and Anastasia Baklanova, aged 57 and...
The United Nations World Food Program is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious...
Aliko Dangote has revealed that at 61, he is not getting any younger and is willing to take a new wife. Speaking with David Piling in a Financial Times interview, "Lunch with FT," monitored by The Cable, the multi-billionaire, who is Africa's richest man, revealed a soft side of himself and talked tall about his ambitions to buy Arsenal Football Club after successfully...
Barely one month after South Africa legalized the use of marijuana, Canada has just legalized recreational marijuana. Canada is the first industrialized nation to legalize it. Adults will now be allowed to buy, use, possess and grow recreational marijuana, under the law. In Quebec and Alberta, the legal age is 18; it's 19 in other parts of Canada. People in Canada are celebrating,...
The US President, Donald Trump has been criticized for not sharing his umbrella with wife Melania. The President was caught on camera holding an umbrella over his own head, while his wife stood nearby, uncovered, in the rain. It happened when the Trumps exited White House to visit hurricane-torn Florida and Georgia. After his wife joined him under the umbrella he was carrying,...
Are you perhaps still without a job or doing same old job that pays nothing. People are making hundreds or thousands of dollars working for great companies. Don’t be left out! Below are several newly posted jobs as well as helpful information regarding 11 questions hiring managers do not want to hear during job interviews.   Search and apply to several newly...
58-year-old Nigerian Pastor in South Africa, Timothy Omotoso, is currently facing multiple charges of rape and trafficking more than 30 girls and women. Omotosho, who is the founder of Jesus Dominion International Church and a well known ‘miracle worker’ in South Africa. A woman who claims to be a victim of rape by Pastor Omotosho spoke up in court and detailed...
A new report from PEOPLE magazine claim that the mother of three, Kim Kardashian is "unhappy". Kim Kardashian, 37, is trying her best to be supportive of Kanye West, 41, but his public rants are negatively affecting her. “Kim is very uncomfortable and unhappy with the whole situation,” a source tells PEOPLE about the Kimoji creator, who shares daughters North, 5, and Chicago,...