World waste could grow 70% as cities boom, warns World Bank
South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa are set to generate the biggest increase in rubbish.
Boko Haram Threat: CAN demands urgent release of Leah Sharibu, Chibok girls
Ms Sharibu was abducted in February along with over a hundred other Dapchi students.
APC states free to adopt direct or indirect primaries — Oshiomole
The position comes with a caveat – that the process must be transparent.
Over 200 observers deployed to Osun ahead of the governorship election
The observers are well-positioned to evaluate all aspects of the election process.
More than half of Nigeria’s awaiting-trial-prisoners under age 30 — Group
Nigeria currently has 75, 589 prisoners.
Yerima, Nnamani, others head APC screening committee
The list was released by the party’s publicity department late Thursday night.
Apapa Gridlock: Task force to begin impounding deviant trucks on Monday
The punitive measures would only apply to non-compliant drivers of articulated vehicles.
1.1m Nigerians living with HIV/AIDS currently receiving treatment – NACA
17,000 persons and 800 pregnant women were currently receiving treatment for HIV in Ogun.
Lawyer sues APC, FG over alleged threat to remove Saraki
The Kano-based lawyer wants an interpretation of constitutional provisions on the issue.
Minimum Wage: Committee to conclude negotiations before expiration of labour ultimatum
NLC had said it will commence an indefinite nationwide strike after its ultimatum expires on September 25.
Institute to help Nigerian govt reform education sector
“Our work will focus on reforming and integrating the units that makes up our basic education system to ensure each adds value.”
N3.48 billion fraud: FG secures arrest warrant against Senator Nwaoboshi
Mr Nwaoboshi is being accused of fraudulent acquisition of property and embezzlement of contract sum to the tune of N3.48 billion.
2.7 million Nigerian women engage in abortion— Expert
The expert says majority of these abortions are considered unsafe.
Alleged N3.2bn fraud: Court rejects further delay of Orji Kalu’s trial
The prosecution opposed the defence’s request for a stay of proceedings.
NBS begins survey on number of poor people in Nigeria– Statistician General
The project commences next week, the official says.
NLC condemns killing of health worker by Boko Haram
Two other health workers are still in Boko Haram custody.
1000 contractors apply for Nigerian Railway Corporation’s projects
The exercise may be concluded by the end of October.