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DG NYSC Confirmed 31,800 Naira New NYSC Allowance

DG NYSC Confirmed 31,800 Naira New NYSC Allowance



Many corpers are still doubtful about the news of the New increased allowance for NYSC corpers. While some are still arguing whether the new allowance payment will begin by April, some said they will only believe when they see the alert.

The DG have confirmed this adjustment via his official Twitter handle and the official NYSC Twitter handle also confirmed the 31,800 Naira increment and it may begin this month.

It is normal for some ex corpers to feel jealous and angry at this news of increment of allowance because they left at the moment when the increment was made. Same thing happened to 2010 batch A corpers in 2011, just when they were about to pass out from the National youth service, NYSC increased allowance from N9800 to N19,800.

This things are paramount, so therefore Corpers who may not stay to enjoy this new allowance should know that better things are ahead for them and for the new corpers who are coming in, enjoy while it last and don't forget to take advantage of the Skill Acquisition Entrepreneurship Program (SAED).
Minimum Wage – Presidency Gives Update On Payment

Minimum Wage – Presidency Gives Update On Payment



Amid concerns over the ability of states and local governments to pay the new National Minimum Wage of N30,000, the Presidency said on Tuesday that it expected every state to comply with the payment.

President Muhammadu Buhari had on Thursday signed the N30,000 National Minimum Wage Bill into law and directed that the implementation should commence immediately.

 It replaces the current N18,000 minimum wage, which had been in place since 2011.

Speaking exclusively with The PUNCH in Abuja on Tuesday, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, said the President expected all the states to pay the new wage.

Enang said, “For Mr President, he has signed the bill. Remember that the negotiations took place for over two years and all these things (funding) were taken into account and they were addressed by the committee.

“The governors and the local governments were all heard before eventually it was agreed that N30,000 should be the minimum wage from the initial demand of labour.

 “I don’t think we should entertain any fears until there is any implementation problem.”

The presidential liaison officer further told The PUNCH that the only immediate challenge might be that some of the states had already passed their 2019 budgets before the new Act came into effect.

For such states, he said the option for them was to consider supplementary budgets to make up for the difference between N18,000 and N30,000.

He said, “The only fear may be that some states may have already passed their budgets (2019) on the basis of N18,000, without the inclusion of the wage increase; in which case, they may have to consider a supplementary budget.

“Even the Federal Government today is still operating the 2018 budget, which had N18,000 as the minimum wage. The 2019 budget, which contains the provision for N30,000, has yet to be passed by the National Assembly.

“For the FG, it will only do adjustment of cost when the budget is passed without needing an additional appropriation.”

The PUNCH recalls that most of the state governors had opposed the N30,000 minimum wage during negotiations with labour.

At the January 17 National Economic Council meeting held in Abuja, it was learnt that the governors rejected the N30,000, insisting on N22,500.

They reportedly gave two conditions that would enable them to pay 30,000. They proposed a review of the revenue-sharing formula or reduction in workforce.
Nigerians Dragged Naira Marley Over Internet Fraud Statement

Nigerians Dragged Naira Marley Over Internet Fraud Statement



Azeez Fashola, Nigerian singer better known as Naira Marley, is at the receiving end of a social media backlash for over a recent comment he made on internet fraud with respect to slavery.

During an Instagram live session, the ‘Japa’ crooner urged Nigerians to pray for internet fraudsters (Yahoo boys) as they are crucial to the circulation of money in the economy.

“All you guys, all the money in your pockets, all the money you spend, you think it’s the government that is making the money go round? You better sit down and pray for yahoo boys. If dem stop yahoo, the money would not pass you guys,” he said.

“The money will go like this, from Obasanjo to Tinubu, from Tinubu to Mr Japa, you think me I need Yahoo? I make money from my music.”

The statement drew the ire of some Nigerian users on Twitter as they swarmed the social media platform to express their displeasure about the video.

“Naira Marley is a disgraceful Nigerian specimen. Imagine publicly defending fraud and being daft to think Yahoo scams help the economy. When you travel and you are treated like a criminal for no reason just because you are Nigerian, you will realise the extent of this damage,” a Twitter user said.

“Naira Marley is not only a shame to the music industry but also a shame to Nigeria! This should not be taken lightly by the FG. There can never be any justification for ‘Yahoo’, it is illegal and should be curbed!” another user said.

Here is what some Nigerians had to say:

@DrOlufunmilayo

Naira Marley is a disgraceful Nigerian specimen.

Imagine publicly defending fraud and being daft to think Yahoo scams help the economy.

When you travel and you are treated like a criminal for no reason just because you are Nigerian, you will realise the extent of this damage.

Adeyinka Oluwamayowa@MrSEPTIN911

Naira Marley is not only a shame to the music industry, but also a shame to Nigeria! This should not be taken lightly by the FG. There can never be any justification for ‘Yahoo’, it is illegal and should be curbed!

✔@AyoShonaiya

On this Naira Marley and his stupid comments on Yahoo Yahoo, you have to understand he’s from a generation of Nigerians who don’t know any different. It’s not just him. There are millions of young Nigerians who believe Fraud is NOT a crime. They think everything na hustle.

Ferdinand.@Poltergeyst_

Now I gotta cancel that Naira Marley fool. I used to like his music...but there's no point..not like he has talent enough to last in the industry.

Upcoming Bill Gates ⓭@FavoredSinner

I'm not surprised about Naira Marley issue.
90% of Nigeria musicians are only cleaning their fraud money with Music.
Sometimes I wonder how you released one song that we downloaded for free and get to buy houses and cars with it.
Sanyeri ni wá now

@TheEnekemGreg

LMAO

So You all wanna pretend like a lot of our Nigerian celebrities don’t directly or indirectly support Yahoo Yahoo and Internet frauds?

Naira Marley is speaking , Other celebs are SHOWING that they support it, Don’t put this on Naira Marley alone

@ItsOladeni

Its not the fault of Naira Marley actually.. Olamide should be blamed.

Olamide spear headed the music of these yahoo boys using Music to disguise to us.


Joey Akan@JoeyAkan

"If you know about slavery, you go know say Yahoo no be crime."

— Naira Marley, 2019.


adeda@tosinadeda

Naira Marley has always glorified internet scam and drugs via his music, so what exactly is the sudden outrage for? His message has always been clear.


MSTWNTD BROWNIE(gov. of ikorodu)@iCraze6

Make una live naira Marley alone oo.. Atleast one of una relatives go dey into this game and y'all know.. Awon holy holy were

Uncle Mark™@iamUncleMark

You guys are busy shading "Naira Marley" forgetting that this is a mentality issue.

Most Nigerian youth feel exactly the same way about Yahoo Yahoo.

I personally had that orientation.



Frank chude@FrankChude

Dear Naira Marley & co

Yahoo yahoo can never be a goal. not when there's VAR.


Kolo Jesse@KoloJesse

I know it doesn't matter but I am deleting every Davido, Naira Marley and Zlatan's music in every platform I have them on! I don't support "Yahoo yahoo", listening to them means I do!

Follow us on twitter @PalitoMEDIA

ASUU Sets FG, First Lady On Fire Over Proposed Muhammadu Buhari University

ASUU Sets FG, First Lady On Fire Over Proposed Muhammadu Buhari University



The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Tuesday blasted the federal government over proposed plan to establish a private university to be named after President Muhammadu Buhari.

The Union described the proposed university by the wife of the president, Mrs Aisha Buhari as a disaster.

ASUU further said the plan of the wife of the President to establish a new university confirmed why her Husband continued to reduce budgetary allocation to education since he assumed office in 2015.

The Chairman of the union, University of Ibadan chapter, Professor Deji Omole and a former National Treasurer of the Union, Professor Ademola Aremu Stated this in a separate interview with newsmen in Ibadan.

It would be recalled that the Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari had over the weekend at a Town hall meeting in Yola announced her plan to establish a private university to be named after President Buhari.

Omole said: “When I heard about the proposed private university to be named after Mr President, I just looked at it as a joke taken too far. If we have a president in a country that has simply refused to fund public education and all we get from the first family is to establish a private university in collaboration with some foreigners, it is a disaster for this country and for a sitting president.

“The implication is that Nigerians should know that this leadership does not believe in public funded education”.
Guys: If She Has These Qualities, Keep Her

Guys: If She Has These Qualities, Keep Her



Finding a perfect partner is hard. Especially in this generation where most people are superficial and judge individuals by their looks.

Men, if she has a few of the qualities below, keep her:

 1.Good sense of humour

If she makes little jokes here and there, especially in tense situations to lighten the mood, she is a keeper.

She thinks on her feet, and her wit score is off the charts. Don't let her slip away.

2.Ambition

She has plans for the future because as much as the present is all laughs and loves, the future needs investments.

She has laser focus and emotional grit that can see her plans through, keep her.

3.Good sense of fashion

Imagine this combination: she has the looks, the brains, kind-hearted and knows how to dress for the occasion.

Aren't you just lucky to have her?

4.Honesty

She is always brutally honest even when it doesn't favour her.

Her lies are harmless and inconsequential. You will be a fool to let her go.

5.Low-key naughty

Her moral compass is just fine, but whenever she talks, you can't help but sense naughty undertones to her words.

She is naughty alright, but naughty just for you. She knows how to turn you on, and she knows your weak spots. Hold onto her.

6.Smart

As much as what's between her ears will never get her free drinks at a club given the superficial nature of our current generation, she is well endowed intellectually.

Nothing drips sexual appeal like a woman with brains. Keep her, I repeat keep her.

7.God-fearing

She gives God his time and is respectful of other religions.

She is kind, warm-hearted, and above all a nice soul. She is worth keeping.

We are not asking for perfect; we just want something close to it. Lucky hunting men.

 Teni the Entertainer Speaks On Relationship And Music Career

Teni the Entertainer Speaks On Relationship And Music Career



In a recent interview, singer Teni stated that she is placing music above any romantic relationship for now because music is her primary focus.

She, however, revealed that she would consider raising s family of her own in future.

“For now, music is my primary focus. Of course, at some point in the future, I will like to have a family of my own but for now, I am in a relationship with my music.”

“I have a very wide taste in music; so, I listen to all sorts and that influences me in different ways.

When asked concerning how she managed to rise so fast in the music industry, Teni said:

“To be honest with you, I am amazed by how far I have come in a short while but I can also assure you that you have not seen anything yet. I still have a lot in stock. As a matter of fact, I have barely started. I am usually overjoyed when I see people singing my songs word for word with so much passion. I love to make people happy and I have been able to do that with my music. I have very big dreams as far as my career is concerned and I can only tell you to keep your fingers crossed.”
Read What Fans Did For BBNaija Bambam On Her Birthday

Read What Fans Did For BBNaija Bambam On Her Birthday



Actress and former BB Naija Double Wahala housemate, Bamike Olawunmi (Bambam) has received a car gift from her fans on the occasion of her 30th birthday

The actress and dancer, who clocked 30 on Tuesday, posted a photo of the Honda Crosstour ‘Birthday Gift’ on her Instagram page.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that fans of Alex Unusual, ex-housemates also gifted her Venza car on her birthday in February.

However, followers of the BBNaija show have continued to react on IG over the reported birthday car gift for Bam Bam, with many wondering how fans could display such generosity in the midst of harsh economic realities.

@sammieimoke wrote: “All the people for your list get money, so na BBN house mates them must glorify.

akinvogg wrote: “Can sombori tell her that we are beginning to lose count of how many BBN mates their fans don gather together buy motor for on their birthdays? Ko de sowo?”

dazzlingkenky said :”Just make sure your family members don’t beg for food and they ain’t hungry! Fans bawoo!”

ntysmiles wrote; “Una Weldon ohhh fans. congratulations.

Also,timzzyboywonder :”Fans which account did fans send the money to. Congratulations on your new pimpim”.

Meanwhile, former BBNaija housemate and ‘boyfriend’ of Bambam, Tope Adenibuyan, a.k.a Teddy A, had earlier written an emotional note to celebrate her.

Teddy A took to his Instagram page to share a cute photo of the birthday girl, with a message that goes to show that the love these guys share is far from over!

He wrote:“Happy birthday to my queen, best friend, gossip partner, ride or die, business partner, personal adviser and cheerleader. We’ve been through a lot together, lord knows we have.

“In this world of fame and wanting to build an empire you’ve always got my back just like I’ve got yours.”

The duo known as BamTeddy, remained the only couple with `an intact’ relationship since the end of BBNaija Double Wahala.
Cristiano Ronaldo Gives Juventus Go-ahead To Sign £100m Man United, Man City Transfer Target

Cristiano Ronaldo Gives Juventus Go-ahead To Sign £100m Man United, Man City Transfer Target



Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has given his club the go-ahead to sign Benfica youngster, Joao Felix, in this summer transfer window.

Felix, who has scored 13 goals in 22 games for Benfica this season, has also drawn interests from Manchester United and Manchester City in recent weeks.

According to Portuguese newspaper, A Bola, the 34-year-old had already discussed with Juventus’ hierarchy about being signed at the end of the season.

Recall that Ronaldo demanded a major overhaul at Juventus, following their shock Champions League defeat to Ajax.

Speaking after Juventus’ defeat to Ajax, Ronaldo’s mother, Maria Dolores Aveiro, revealed that her son was “sad”.

She said, “He was very sad. He would have liked to have gone to the final.

“He will be there for the next one. What did he say to me? ‘Mom I don’t make miracles’.”

Man Utd vs Man City: No More Old Trafford Fear – Guardiola Reveals

Man Utd vs Man City: No More Old Trafford Fear – Guardiola Reveals



Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola, has said they are no longer scared of going to Old Trafford, ahead of Wednesday’s Derby showdown.

Guardiola takes champions, City across to Manchester, needing a win to go back above title rivals Liverpool at the top of the table.

City have won five and drawn one of their last seven visits to Old Trafford in the Premier League.

And Guardiola, while speaking to the media on Tuesday, claimed that the ground has lost its fear factor for the Blues, who did not win there in the league for 34 years between 1974 and 1988.

“The reason why is the fact this club in the last decade grew a lot and it’s not scary to go there.

“Before it was maybe more difficult. But the players Manchester City had in the last decade have made this game a little bit more equal.

“The only question is the Premier League, winning the title.

“In the three seasons since I’m here, we did better than them but here it’s about winning the title, not beating United,” Guardiola said.
Shocking! Nnamdi Kanu Releases Proofs Alleging Buhari Not Nigerian [Read Full Details]

Shocking! Nnamdi Kanu Releases Proofs Alleging Buhari Not Nigerian [Read Full Details]



The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has come up with a fresh claim about the true nationality of President Muhmmadu Buhari.

Kanu, in his broadcast from the United Kingdom at the weekend, said that neither “dead” Muhammadu Buhari, nor “his replacement” Jibril al Sudani, is qualified to contest for Nigeria’s presidential election.

Nnamdi Kanu argued that being born on Nigerian soil was not enough to qualify one as a Nigerian citizen by birth, unless the parents, grandparents of such person is also born in Nigeria.

The IPOB leader said that Buhari’s father, Hardo Adamu, was a nomadic FULANI trader, a duck seller, from Niger Republic and later became a bodyguard in the Emir of Daura’s palace, which made him to settle in Daura, Katsina State, adding that he (Hardo) was borne in Niger Republic, not Nigeria.

Kanu said that the All Progressives Congress, APC, has opened the door by challenging Atiku’s citizenship by BIRTH, it now lies within the rights of every right-thinking person to also question Buhari’s citizenship by birth, even litigate it in Court.

He added, “NEITHER THE DEAD BUHARI NOR HIS REPLACEMENT JUBRIL AL-SUDANI IS A CITIZEN OF NIGERIA BY BIRTH ACCORDING TO SECTION 25 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

“Buhari, even before his death should not have contested for the presidency how much less the impostor Jubril Al-Sudani.

“Section 25 (1) of the badly worded, badly written 1999 Nigerian Constitution states that being born on Nigerian soil is not enough to qualify you as a Nigerian citizen by BIRTH, unless your father, mother, grandfather or grandmother is also born in Nigeria:

“According to the highest (Supreme) law in Nigeria which is the constitution, ‘The following persons are citizens of Nigeria by BIRTH-namely:

“(a) every person born in Nigeria BEFORE the date of independence, EITHER of whose parents or ANY of whose grandparents belongs or belonged to a community INDIGENOUS to Nigeria;

“Provided that a person shall NOT become a citizen of Nigeria by virtue of this section if NEITHER of his parents nor any of his grandparents was BORN in Nigeria.

“In simple/plain English this means that if NONE of your parents or grandparents is BORN in Nigeria, you cannot contest for the office of the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, simple and short.

“Section 131 of the 1999 Constitution which APC is relying on to disqualify Atiku, provides:

“‘A person shall be qualified for election to the office of the President if –

(a) he is a citizen of Nigeria by BIRTH.’

“Now, leaving that of Atiku for the moment, let us now consider whether the dead Buhari (now replaced by Jibril from Sudan) was a citizen of Nigeria by BIRTH, as defined under Section 25 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (CFRN) above.

“Keep in mind that Section 25 did not provide being born in Nigeria as the ONLY conditions for being considered being Nigerian by BIRTH. There are other conditions, which one must fulfil and they are:

“1. As applied to Buhari, you must have been born before Independence, so having been borne in 1942, the dead Buhari passed this first test.

“2. Either of Buhari’s parents or any of his parents must belong to a tribe INDIGENOUS to Nigeria; and … [mind you not Republic of Niger]

“3. Under the Proviso to Section 25, either of them MUST also be BORN in Nigeria. [This is the most important proviso because even if you pass 1 and 2, you will still fail and won’t qualify to be Nigerian president if you don’t pass No 3, that is what the law says].

“Now, we know from public records that Buhari’s father, Hardo Adamu, was a nomadic FULANI trader, a duck seller, from Niger Republic and later became a bodyguard in the Emir of Daura’s palace, which made him to settle in Daura, Katsina State. So, he (Hardo) was borne in Niger Republic, not Nigeria.

“And Buhari’s father, being from Niger DID NOT belong to a tribe indigenous to Nigeria. This law was designed to stop cross border tribes from claiming indigenous identity to run for the presidency of Nigeria. Remember that the Yoruba tribe extends into Benin Republic.

“Though they are Yoruba by indigenous identity, they are not regarded as a population indigenous to Nigeria by virtue of the fact that they belong to another country. The same applies to Fulani people indigenous to Niger Republic that share common porous border with Nigeria.

“But given that Section 25 used the words ‘either of the parents or any of the grand parents’, we shall consider whether Buhari’s mother, Zulaihatu, was born in Nigeria.

“What we know for sure is that Hardo Adamu married Zulaihatu in Niger Republic and both of them, being nomadic, emigrated to Daura together sometime in early 1941. That is why there is NO record of any local Daura family in present day Katsina State that claims Zulaihatu comes from them.

“In other words, Buhari’s mother, also a Fulani from Niger Republic was NOT born in Nigeria.

“Now, here’s the question: if neither of Buhari’s parents were BORN in Nigeria, is it likely that any of his grandparents, that is the parents of Hardo and Zulaihatu were born in Nigeria? Not likely. This is where I challenge the Daura Emirate of Katsina to confirm or deny this.

“Let us now recall the Proviso to Section 25 which states, and I quote:
‘Provided that a person shall NOT become a citizen of Nigeria by virtue of this section if NEITHER of his parents nor any of his grandparents was BORN in Nigeria.”

“So, now we know that even though the late Buhari may have been born in Daura in present day Katsina State, NEITHER of his parents or grandparents were born in Nigeria. Buhari is therefore NOT a citizen of Nigeria by BIRTH as defined in the Proviso to Section 25 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

“So, even if they now claim that the Fulani is indigenous to Nigeria, Buhari still failed the FINAL and ultimate test of his parents or grandparents not being born in Nigeria.

“So, given that APC has opened the door by challenging Atiku’s citizenship by BIRTH, it now lies within the rights of every right-thinking person to also question Buhari’s citizenship by BIRTH, even litigate it in Court.”