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There are tens of thousands of genes in the human genome: minuscule twists of DNA and RNA that combine to express all of the traits and characteristics that make each of us unique. Each gene is given a name and alphanumeric code, known as a symbol, which scientists use to coordinate research. But over the past year or so, some 27 human genes have been renamed, all because Microsoft Excel kept misreading their symbols as dates.
Jose Mourinho is “the best coach in the history of football”, according to Emmanuel Adebayor, with the Portuguese having enjoyed success wherever he has been in a distinguished managerial career.
KF Tirana manager’s managed Ndubuisi Emmanuel Egbo, says he’s proud of his achievements with the team despite missing out on the Albanian cup.
Former Super Eagles and Ajax forward Finidi George is backing Victor Osimhen to shine in the color of Napoli next season.
Deposit Money Banks on August 1 commenced the implementation of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Global Standing Instruction which allows them to recover outstanding debts of debtors from other banks.
The Senate has revealed that the head of the Interim Management Committee, IMC, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei, and other members of the committee collected between 20 and 30 pe rcent of contract sums before contractors were paid.
The 20-year-old is United’s top summer transfer target, but Borussia Dortmund are demanding a transfer fee which has variously been reported to be between €100 and €120 million (£91m-£109m).
This was made known by the Chairman of NDIC, Ronke Sokefun, during a chat on the theme: ‘A Conversation on Deposit Insurance, Banking Supervision, Failure Resolution and Bank Liquidation in Nigeria.’ She also called for a timeline for the existence of any bridge bank.
As the Global Standing Instruction (GSI) policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) came into force at the weekend, many commercial banks have notified customers of their readiness to seize debtors’ funds across financial sector.
Samuel Kalu has returned to training with Ligue 1 club Girondis Bordeaux after recovering from coronavirus.
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan said Sunday he had been discharged from hospital, three weeks after being admitted with “mild” coronavirus symptoms after testing positive for the disease.
Manager of Scottish premier league giants Glasgow Rangers, Steven Gerrard, says Leon Balogun deserves all the praise in the world following his outstanding performance on his debut.
Kylian Mbappé didn’t suit up for Paris Saint-Germain in their Coupe de la Ligue. The 21-year-old was without a walking boot or anything on his ankle, which is a welcome sign.
Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso is now thinking about his side’s UEFA Champions League last 16 second leg match against Barcelona at Camp Nou after rounding off their 2019/20 Serie A campaign.
Manchester United are reportedly weighing up a move to bring Kasper Schmeichel, the son of club legend Peter, to Old Trafford this summer according to reports.
Christian Pulisic is set to miss the start of the 2020/21 Premier League season with a hamstring injury, Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has confirmed.
The House of Representatives Committee on Power has tasked the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), to ensure completion of two power substation projects in Kano State, within four months.
Health Workers in Lagos State, under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), has called on the state government to improve their welfare packages and provide conducive environment to operate.
Two men, Afimo Lawrence and Kayode Apata, on Friday, appeared before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged threat to life.
Activities on the trading floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) maintained a bullish posture on Friday with the market indicators appreciating further by 0.45 per cent.
The Joint Health Sector Union and Assembly of Health Care Professionals, Bauchi State Chapter has said it will embark on an indefinite strike from Thursday, August 6.
The newly elected Ondo state chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, Hon Fatai Adams on Wednesday, served the ruling All Progressives Congress in the state a quit notice ahead of the October governorship election in the state.
Mr Etim Nakanda, the Chairman of All Famers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Cross River Chapter, says farmers in the state have yet to feel the impact of Gov. Ben Ayade’s agricultural revolution programme.
Secondary Schools across Kwara State on Wednesday reopened in preparations for the West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) beginning from Aug. 17.
The Debt Management Office (DMO) has announced the resumption of its monthly Offers of the Federal Government of Nigeria Savings Bond (FGN Savings Bond) effective August 2020.