Wife of Republican Lawmaker Who Committed Suicide Over S3x Abuse Allegations Wants to Replace Him

Information reaching us has it that the wife of a United States Republican lawmaker in Kentucky who killed himself after accusations he $exually assaulted a teenage girl says she will seek to replace him in the state legislature.

Rebecca Johnson made the announcement in a news release sent to The Associated Press. Dan Johnson killed himself Wednesday night. David Adams, a political operative who worked for Dan Johnson, confirmed Rebecca Johnson’s intentions.

$15 Minimum Wage To Cost California 400K jobs: Study

The Institute for Research on Labor & Employment (IRLE) at U.C. Berkeley, found that a higher minimum wage would actually add a small amount of jobs to the state economy by 2023. Without the increase, IRLE forecasts employment would grow 1.4% annually. The minimum wage increase would raise employment by 0.1%, equal to about 13,000 jobs, by 2023, according to the group’s study.

(AP)

California reached a deal on legislation to raise the state minimum wage across all businesses to $15 per hour by 2023, a move that could cost the state hundreds of thousands of jobs, according to a new report.

Africa Infrastructure Fund Secures $100m Loan from AfDB

In a bid to reduce the huge infrastructure financing gap in Sub-Sahara Africa, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved US $100 million to the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), a Public Private Partnership (PPP) company, a statement has said .

It will be recalled that EAIF granted credit facility to Indorama Eleme Fertilizer and Chemicals Ltd (IEFCL) for construction of its new US$1.2 billion fertilizer plant in Port Harcourt, River State.

How To Avoid Gas Tanks Explosions, by SON DG

Frequent explosions of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) storage tanks and cylinders across the country are avoidable, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Director-General Mr. Osita Aboloma has said.

To avoid such incidents, Aboloma urged operators in the sector to subscribe to the SON certification of their vessels.

World Largest Brewer Concludes Merger of Nigerian Subsidiaries

Anheuser-Busch InBev-world’s largest brewer yesterday completed the merger of its Nigerian businesses with the listing of the consolidation shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).

Three indirect Nigerian subsidiaries of Anheuser-Busch InBev-International Breweries Plc, Intafact Beverages Limited and Pabod Breweries Limited were merged through a scheme of merger with International Breweries subsisting as the post-merger company.

Oyo State Governor,Ajimobi Presents N267billion, 2019 Budget

Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi yesterday presented N267,436,357,912.19 budget proposal to the House of Assembly.

The figure is N60.4 billion higher than the 2017 budget of N207 billion.

Reasons Why We Want To Demolish Jibowu, Costain Bridges – Lagos Governor Ambode

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State says the Federal Government of Nigeria has concluded plan to demolish Jibowu and Costain bridges in Lagos.

Ambode disclosed this while addressing participants of the Town Hall Meeting on Security Trust Fund in Alausa, Lagos, on Wednesday.

American Lawmaker Facing Assault Claims Commits Suicide

United States Republican party lawmaker, nicknamed ‘The Pope,’ who was facing allegations that he s*xually assaulted his daughter’s friend at a New Year’s Eve party shot himself dead on a Kentucky bridge.

Father-of-five and pastor Dan Johnson, 57, who made headlines for posting racist pictures likening the Obamas to monkeys and once claimed he had run a morgue at Ground Zero, wrote an emotional, Facebook post just hours before killing himself.