“Hangry”, 22 other new words added to Oxford Dictionaries
Oxford University Press has released its quarterly update of new words.
I never said Jonathan fought corruption in more civilised manner than Buhari — Falana
“I never made such a stupid statement. Hence, the “suggestion” ascribed to me is grossly misleading and downright dishonest.”
Salary backlog: Banks begin disbursement of bailout to states
The DMO boss said the debt restructuring was open to all the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory.
Nigeria’s electricity generation hits new peak — Transmission Company
The sector now aims at achieving 5,000 megawatts in a short time.
IAAF World Championships: AFN clears the air on Okagbare’s 200m miss
Okagbare is now in a race against time as the 4x100m event starts in Saturday.
Why ex-militants’ foreign tuition, allowances are delayed, says Amnesty office
The amnesty office says the CBN is working with the Accountant-General of the Federation, to process the required cash backing to pay.
Groups accuse Jonathan of sponsoring campaign against Buhari’s corruption war
“The groups noted that no nation develops when high profile thieves are parading as leaders and are prowling the political space with impunity.
NSRP trains media marketing executives on revenue drive
The participants, drawn from the print, online, radio and television
Contract Inflation: BPP has saved Nigeria N659 bn, says DG
The figure covers between 2009 and 2014.
APGA increases governorship form to N6m in Kogi, Bayelsa
The initial rate was N1.5 million.
Renovation of Boko Haram-hit UN office nears completion — Official
A wreath was laid in honour of the victims.
Soldier tells tribunal how lawmaker was caught with 4000 PVCs during election
“As our boss was trying to call his superior, another call came in and ordered that we release the man with the cartons of cards immediately”.
UN scribe, Ban Ki-Moon, arrives Nigeria for 2-day visit
The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, arrived in Nigeria on Sunday for a two-day official visit. , the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Ban, who arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at 4.15p.m., was received by Bulus Lolo, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The UN Resident Coordinator, Daouda Toure, UNFPA Executive […]
8 countries arrive Abuja for Pan-African Science Olympiad
The Pan-African Science Olympiad is a competition for gifted and brilliant secondary school students in the sciences.
Buhari thanks Emir Sanusi for voluntary Hajj duties
In accepting this voluntary offer of service, the President made it clear that there will be no government funds involved in the mission by the respected Emir.
SSANU threatens nationwide strike over funding of universities’ staff schools
“In spite of appeals from concerned stakeholders, the government seemed resolute on going ahead with the planned privatisation.”
Nigeria governors to meet UN leader, Ban Ki Moon, Sunday
Sunday’s trip is the second to Nigeria for the UN leader since his election in January 2007.
Nigeria losing $2.9bn yearly to tax waivers – Report
Nigeria and three other ECOWAS members are losing $9.6 billion annually to corporate tax waivers.