presidency, on Monday, confirmed the resignation of Chief of Staff to the President, Chief Mike Oghiadomhe, saying that he has left the office to enable him to pursue other political objectives. According to the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, who spoke with State House correspondents on the matter […]
The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday in Lagos said it had extended the period for its ongoing nationwide membership registration till Feb. 12. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the membership registration which began on Wednesday was scheduled to end on Monday. In a statement signed by the Interim National Publicity Secretary, […]
The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian University has decried Federal Government’s failure to honour the agreement reached with it before the 6months strike was called off. ASUU claimed at the weekend that government has started to show the same act of insecerity shown towards the implemention of the 2009 agreement that
The US version of TV talent show The X Factor has been cancelled after three series following judge Simon Cowell’s decision to return to the UK show. The Fox network show has been unable to match the ratings success of Cowell’s previous singing contest American Idol.
Dozens of bushfires are sweeping across southern Australia, fanned by hot weather and strong winds. Officials say an unknown number of homes have been destroyed and a firefighter has been injured in the state of Victoria.
The Lagos State Government through its Internal Revenue Service (LIRS), said yesterday that it has sealed eight firms for tax evasion. Mrs Folasade Coker-Afolayan, Head of the Distrain Unit of the LIRS, disclosed this to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos that the
Immigration minister Mark Harper has resigned from the government after it emerged his cleaner did not have permission to work in the UK. Mr Harper notified Prime Minister David Cameron, who accepted his
According an article by the Vanguard newspaper the results of the annual special edition of the telecoms polls released by NOIPolls Limited has revealed that most adult Nigerians who use more than one phone actually find it inconveniencing. The choice however, according to the report, was to avoid the perennial poor quality of telecom services. […]
Two years after conceiving the initiative the Federal Government has decided to officially give birth to the Girls and Women Initiative in Nigeria (G-WIN) as the Government has commenced the implementation of the programme aimed at opening access to life changing opportunities for girls and women in diverse endeavours. The project which was billed to […]
The Sochi Olympics kicked off a few hours ago with Music, dance and plenty of Russian bravado unleashed the ultimate achievements of Russia. It is a Winter Olympics that promises to showcase the best athletes on ice and snow that the world has to offer. The opening ceremony on the edge of the Black Sea […]