Sunday, 17th October 2021
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In the News:
1 day ago
Amid unprecedented borrowings by the Federal Government to fund the nation’s budget, the Chairman of the Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC), Victor Muruako, has revealed that some federal Ministries
1 day ago
Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes it is time for Marcus Rashford to focus on football after winning widespread plaudits for his anti-poverty campaigning.
1 day ago
The candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) in the forthcoming Anambra State governorship election, Ifeanyi Ubah, has allayed the fears of the people that the current insecurity
1 day ago
A major drug dealer, Mike Omoarukhe, his manager and three other workers in his cannabis farms have been sentenced to 75 years imprisonment by a Federal High Court in Benin City, the Edo State capital.
1 day ago
Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat recently held an interactive session with some journalists at Alausa, Ikeja where he spoke on sundry issues in the governance of Lagos State
Chiwetalu Agu
1 day ago
There was uproar across the country penultimate Thursday when news filtered out that, men of the Nigerian Army in Onitsha, Anambra State, had arrested veteran actor, writer and producer, Chinwetalu Agu.
Breaking News:
17 hours ago
Ahead of the exercise, the signs were ominous, and fears palpable. All these came to pass yesterday, as the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) held state congresses across the country to elect officers...
17 hours ago
A couple is currently seeking the dissolution of their 10-year-old marriage before an Ikeja High Court in Lagos. This is on account of a bottle of ‘holy water’ the wife brought into the house...
18 hours ago
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed that it supported the Lagos State Blue railway line project with N60 billion to facilitate ease of business and passengers’ movement in the state.
17 hours ago
Four recent events strengthened the belief that the 2023 Presidential ticket would be zoned to the Southern part of the country. They include the visit of northern caucus of All Progressives Congress...

News

2 hours ago
The Police Command in Kwara has rescued the kidnapped twin girls and three domestic staff of Oba Samuel Adelodun, the Owalobo of Obbo Ayegunle, in Ekiti Local Government area of the State.
3 hours ago
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has denied a news report circulating on some media platforms alleging that it paid N20 million to bandits who operate in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State in exchange for a captured anti-aircraft gun.
4 hours ago
The United States said Friday it has offered to pay unspecified compensation to relatives of 10 people in Afghanistan including seven children who were killed by mistake in a US drone strike as American forces were completing their withdrawal.
5 hours ago
Former US president Bill Clinton was released from a California hospital Sunday after spending five nights in treatment for an infection.
6 hours ago
Mr Rufus Bature, immediate past Secretary to Plateau government, has been elected as the State Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC),
6 hours ago
Cape Verdeans began voting in presidential elections on Sunday, in a contest marked by debate over the future for the tiny west African nation battered by the Covid-driven
6 hours ago
Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised a 30 per cent allocation to the education sector in the state’s 2022 budget.
6 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday in Abuja congratulated Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on the occasion of his 57th birthday coming up on Oct. 18.
7 hours ago
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said Turkey was in talks with the United States to buy F-16 fighters after it was kicked off the F-35 programme

Sports

2 hours ago
Newcastle's new dawn under the ownership of the Saudi sovereign wealth fund got off to a disappointing start as Tottenham silenced St James' Park with a 3-2 win on Sunday.
5 hours ago
Robert Lewandowski and Serge Gnabry both scored twice as Bayern Munich rampaged to a thumping 5-1 win at Bayer Leverkusen to return to the top of the Bundesliga on Sunday.
5 hours ago
West Ham manager David Moyes enjoyed a winning return to Everton as Angelo Ogbonna's header sealed a 1-0 victory at Goodison Park on Sunday.
7 hours ago
Thomas Tuchel insists Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku will end his worrying goal drought because he is so unselfish. Tuchel’s side moved to the top of the Premier league
8 hours ago
Paul Pogba delivered a withering assessment of the state of Manchester United's form after a 4-2 defeat to Leicester left the Red Devils already five points adrift in the Premier League title race. United have not won an English top-flight title since 2013, but were expected to challenge this season after splashing out to sign…
14 hours ago
Manchester United succumbed to a first away league defeat for 30 games by losing 4-2 at Leicester as Liverpool thrashed Watford 5-0 on Saturday.

Latest

2 hours ago
The Police Command in Kwara has rescued the kidnapped twin girls and three domestic staff of Oba Samuel Adelodun, the Owalobo of Obbo Ayegunle, in Ekiti Local Government area of the State.
2 hours ago
The quest of excellence has been the Rémy Martin trademark since 1724, a brand with the constant dedication of creating quality cognac. Since it’s global launch in October 2019 , #TEAMUPFOREXCELLENCE, the brand's new platform reflects Rémy Martin's values of authenticity, audacity and generosity. The campaign draws from these core values of the brand to…
2 hours ago
Newcastle's new dawn under the ownership of the Saudi sovereign wealth fund got off to a disappointing start as Tottenham silenced St James' Park with a 3-2 win on Sunday.
3 hours ago
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has denied a news report circulating on some media platforms alleging that it paid N20 million to bandits who operate in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State in exchange for a captured anti-aircraft gun.

Editorial

17 hours ago
Nigerians may have been spared another agony arising from fuel scarcity and its unpleasant effects, following the suspension of the strike action threatened by tanker drivers the other day...

Features

17 hours ago
After Akwa Ibom State confirmed its first five Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) cases on April 1, 2020, the state government, medical practitioners, as well as public-spirited organisations and individuals joined the rest of the country to wage a war against the lethal virus. And in the process of containing the major medical emergency, the state, which…

Top Stories of the Week

9 Oct
Sunmi Smart-Cole is one of Nigeria’s most respected personalities in the photography, hair styling, musical, architectural and horticultural professions.
10 Oct
The concept of marriage, seemingly individualistic in outlook, has more often than not served as a tool to propagate and preserve a people and their culture. After all, the family is the basic unit of society. However, for varying reasons, finding the “right” life partner has proven, in most cases, to be a challenge for…
4 days ago
Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello, has told an Abuja High Court that Zainab, the daughter of former President Umaru Yar’Adua, forged several documents...
4 days ago
Former Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose has said his visit to former governor of Lagos State and a leader in the ruling All Progressives Congress Bola Tinubu was on health ground. Tinubu returned to Nigeria earlier this month after spending weeks in London recovering from a knee surgery. Fayose, a member of the opposition People's…
2 days ago
*We concluded that he has been kidnapped, says mother About a year after #EndSARS protests were held in major Nigerian cities, cases of police brutality are still becoming a gory staple daily in the lives of young people in Africa’s biggest economy. For Oluwaferanmi Moses, a first-year student, studying Mechanical Engineering at the Obafemi Awolowo…

Politics

17 hours ago
Now that the battle for electronic transfer of election results has been fought lost and won, I have a dream that political recruitment process in Nigeria will henceforth produce leaders...
17 hours ago
Writing on Peter Handke, 2019 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, supposedly problematic because of his defense of Slobodan Milosevic, convicted of war crimes, a literary critic...
Boko haram terrorist
18 hours ago
On April 15, 2014, I sat in my living room in Lagos State, Nigeria, at about 10pm, and watched with rapt attention the breaking news about the kidnap of schoolgirls...

Business

17 hours ago
There is optimism that the Apapa traffic gridlock will be completely eradicated by next year when the petroleum tanker drivers would have been fully incorporated into the electronic call up system...
19 hours ago
The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry has described the drop in the headline inflation for the month of September as “a sign of emerging improvement in the economic indices...
19 hours ago
The last may not have been heard of the leadership tussle threatening the unity of clearing agents under the auspices of Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA).

Guardian Life

2 hours ago
The quest of excellence has been the Rémy Martin trademark since 1724, a brand with the constant dedication of creating quality cognac. Since it’s global launch in October 2019 , #TEAMUPFOREXCELLENCE, the brand's new platform reflects Rémy Martin's values of authenticity, audacity and generosity. The campaign draws from these core values of the brand to…
7 hours ago
Like all other natural skincare products, Borage seed oil is a beauty-boosting wonder oil now making waves in the skincare sphere. Often found in face oils and serums, this oil doubles as both an antioxidant and hydration. As an added advantage, this golden elixir is rich in gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), a well-known skin-soothing agent. So,…
9 hours ago
There is no such thing as a beneficial bad breath. There is no such thing as waiting till the food is properly digested before deciding to brush your teeth. There is no such thing as gurgling and popping a mint in your mouth to substitute for actually brushing your teeth. None! While we have daily…
10 hours ago
On Friday, October 8th 2021, Nigeria Health Watch hosted its maiden edition of the #HealthMeetsArt Gala to celebrate women in all their diversity. Themed ‘Celebrating Womanhood’, it brought together stakeholders from diverse sectors to increase awareness and provide a forum for discussion on how we can break down the structural barriers that prevent women and…

Guardian TV

4 hours ago
Queen Elizabeth II takes aim at world leaders who "talk" but "don't do" enough about climate change, in an apparent jibe at those not attending the upcoming COP26 summit. The 95-year-old monarch is overheard making the remarks as she opened the Welsh Assembly in Cardiff.
4 hours ago
Queen Elizabeth II takes aim at world leaders who "talk" but "don't do" enough about climate change, in an apparent jibe at those not attending the upcoming COP26 summit. The 95-year-old monarch is overheard making the remarks as she opened the Welsh Assembly in Cardiff.
6 hours ago
US President Joe Biden tells reporters that Bill Clinton is "doing fine" after he talked to him on the phone. The former US president is in hospital as he undergoes treatment for a reported case of sepsis.
3 hours ago
The two leaders discussed the pandemic, climate change and human rights during a video call. Xi Jinping reportedly called Merkel a "friend of the Chinese people."