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Tokunbo, Mama put, Danfo, enter English dictionary

Tokunbo, Mama put, Danfo, enter English dictionary

News January 21, 2020 at 9:24 pm 0 comments

Oxford English Dictionary has announced the addition of uniquely Nigerian words in its dictionary and among them are Tokunbo, danfo, buka and k-leg, guber and mama put.
OED explained why the additions were made:
“By taking ownership of English and using it

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FRSC commences “operation number plates verification”

FRSC commences “operation number plates verification”

News January 21, 2020 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

The Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC), Plateau Sector Command, says it has commenced “operation number plates verification” in the state.
The command in a statement by its spokesperson, Route Commander Andrew Bala, said the operation would be carried out in conjunction with sister agencies.
“This follows the directive of FRSC

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Chain Reactions, St. Ives Partner in #SmearMyWoman Campaign to Fight Cervical Cancer

Chain Reactions, St. Ives Partner in #SmearMyWoman Campaign to Fight Cervical Cancer

Health January 21, 2020 at 9:32 am 0 comments

Chain Reactions, St. Ives Partner in #SmearMyWoman Campaign to Fight Cervical Cancer
In further demonstration of commitment to Corporate Social Investment, Chain Reactions Nigeria, a leading public relations and integrated communication consulting firm, is partnering with St. Ives, a leading multi-specialist hospital to reduce the scourge of cervical cancer in

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Assembly Clerk in detention over N220m fraud

Assembly Clerk in detention over N220m fraud

News January 20, 2020 at 9:19 pm 0 comments

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is investigating Mr. Torese Agena, Clerk of the Benue State House of Assembly for alleged case of fraud, stealing and misappropriation of public funds to the tune of over N220 million.
The Clerk is currently in detention on a valid remand warrant obtained

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PDP’s Lack Of Decorum In The Political Space Is An Abiding Threat To Our Nascent Democracy – APC

PDP’s Lack Of Decorum In The Political Space Is An Abiding Threat To Our Nascent Democracy – APC

News January 20, 2020 at 7:48 pm 0 comments

 
The All Progressives Congress (APC) finds the indecorous and contemptuous actions and remarks by the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) worrisome. The disgraceful and senseless protest embarked upon by the opposition party is being done with the sole purpose of dragging the apex Court of our land,

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Gov. Sanwo-Olu makes fresh appointments

Gov. Sanwo-Olu makes fresh appointments

News January 20, 2020 at 6:34 pm 0 comments

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the appointment of five new Permanent Secretaries.
A circular released on Monday by the Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, confirmed the appointments as part of Governor Sanwo-Olu’s giant strides to attain the set objectives espoused in the THEMES agenda.
Okunola listed

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