Tuesday, 17th May 2022
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14 hours ago
Legendary Liverpool manager, Bill Shankly, famously noted: “Somebody said that football’s a matter of life and death… I said ‘listen, it’s more important than that.’” As in Brazil – another historically under-performing regional power - football is like a religion in prayerful Nigeria. The world’s most popular sport is one of the few sources of…
14 hours ago
Super Falcons Coach, Randy Waldrum, yesterday, listed Captain Onome Ebi, Asisat Oshoala and Francisca Ordega among 32 players billed to storm Morocco for a a two-week training camp ahead of the 12th Women Africa Cup...
14 hours ago
Chairman of the Abia State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Apostle Emmanuel Agomoh, has expressed fears of violent elections in 2023, going by the mood of politicians in the country.
14 hours ago
Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, has withdrawn from the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential primary and resumed work.
14 hours ago
President of Association of Consulting Engineers of Nigeria (ACEN), Ajibade Oke, has said Nigeria needs about $11 trillion to reach its full potential in infrastructure.
14 hours ago
Two persons were allegedly killed on Sunday, when the Nigerian military was engaged in a shoot-out with unknown gunmen at the Federal Housing Estate, Nkwelle Ezunaka, near Onitsha, Anambra State.
Breaking News:
13 hours ago
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) could bite the bullet next week when it reconvenes and adjusts the policy rate for the first time since September 2020 as resurging inflation concerns
13 hours ago
With 17 out of the 40-member Kano State House of Assembly joining the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), it looks like the state is about to change the face of its leadership.
14 hours ago
Chairman of Channels Media Group, Dr. John Momoh; Managing Director of Smeep Consultancy Services, Solomon Avbioroko and Chairman, Lagos State Teaching Service Commission, Elizabeth Ariyo...
14 hours ago
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the World Hypertension Day, which has as theme ‘Measure your blood pressure accurately, control it, live longer,’ medical experts, including the World Health Organisation..
14 hours ago
Barely a week after the intervention that fixed aviation fuel at N480/litre, Jet-A1 scarcity has hit local airlines causing multiple flights delay.

News

1 hour ago
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) on Tuesday in Sokoto called on the Federal Government to settle the N40 billion debt it owed the association.
2 hours ago
A student of The Polytechnic Ibadan, on Monday reportedly died after having sex with his partner, identified as Aramide. Aramide is reported to be in a coma. The Guardian learnt that the deceased, identified as Oromidayo, a National Diploma II student in the Civil Engineering department and Aramide who is a National Diploma II, Department…
2 hours ago
The State Coordinator, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Plateau Office, Mr Gambo Dimka, says the organisation has seized expired and substandard products worth N 2 million in Plateau.
3 hours ago
Thailand's economy grew 2.2 percent in the first quarter as exports and tourism rebounded after the relaxation of pandemic restrictions, the country's main economic agency said Tuesday.
3 hours ago
The Federal Government says it is following an energy transition pathway that combines technology, investment, business strategies and policy.
3 hours ago
The Police Command in Akwa Ibom has confirmed the killing of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Mr Silvester Ntefre, who was murdered in Oruk Anam Local Government Area on May 15.
3 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said the oil sector was undergoing a "tectonic change", but claimed Europe would be committing "economic suicide" with its sanctions on Moscow over Ukraine.
3 hours ago
A man who padlocked a church and opened fire on its Taiwanese-American congregation, killing one person and injuring five others, was motivated by hatred of the island and its people, US investigators said Monday.
3 hours ago
North Korean military medics ramped up the distribution of medicines to fight a growing coronavirus outbreak, state media said on Tuesday, with the number of reported cases of "fever" nearing 1.5 million.

Sports

5 hours ago
Tiger Woods excited spectators and rivals alike with a back-nine practice round on Monday at Southern Hills, continuing his comeback from severe leg injuries before this week's PGA Championship.
5 hours ago
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is sure Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk will be fit to face Real Madrid in the Champions League final despite going off in Saturday's FA Cup final win over Chelsea.
14 hours ago
Barely one month after U.S.-based Nigerian sprinter, Favour Ofili, broke Blessing Okagbare’s 200 metres National Record, another Nigerian, Nathaniel Ezekiel, made big headlines on Sunday, as he broke Henry Amike...
14 hours ago
Following the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) validation of Jose Peseiro as Super Eagles’ manager at the weekend, former international, Friday Elahor, has described the decision as a by-product of failure of the consortium of local coaches to qualify Nigeria for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Elahor had before the World Cup play off against Ghana’s…
16 hours ago
An exciting weekend lies ahead for participants in the national finals of the 2022 World Corporate Golf Challenge (WCGC) as soft drink brand, Pepsi and the favourite brand on Guinness Nigeria stable,...
16 hours ago
Group B winners, Nigeria, will today confront the second–placed team in Group A, Cote d’Ivoire, in the second semifinal of the ongoing WAFU B U20 Championship in Niamey, Niger Republic.

Latest

23 mins ago
ACCRA, Ghana, 17 May 2022, /African Media Agency/-  Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA) and IE Africa Center (IE University, Spain) have announced a partnership to promote the economic empowerment of women in Ghana by focusing on providing leadership and development training for women entrepreneurs. Empowering women is one of the most crucial concerns of the Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations.…
23 mins ago
NAIROBI, Kenya, 17 May, 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-Introduction Russia launched a full assault on Ukraine, its southwest neighbour, on February 24, 2022, marking a significant escalation in the ongoing Russian-Ukrainian conflict. Both countries are major producers of crucial energy and industrial commodities such as oil, gas, aluminium, palladium, and nickel. They also produce food-related commodities such as…
1 hour ago
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) on Tuesday in Sokoto called on the Federal Government to settle the N40 billion debt it owed the association.
1 hour ago
Sarz Academy has collaborated with YouTube Music to train emerging producers and songwriters in Nigeria in the 2022 Future Insiders program. The three-day training series included in YouTube's Future Insiders programme will help up-and-coming producers and songwriters build their skills and abilities through hands-on training from famous music and industry leaders. Sarz, real name Osabuohien…

Editorial

14 hours ago
Unfolding obstacles to the 2023 general elections in the country are worrisome to close watchers of political development; but the signals are neither new nor insurmountable as to constitute serious ....

Features

6 hours ago
If you’ve had to fill-up your vehicle lately, you’ll know the pain of seeing ever-increasing fuel prices. The conflict in Eastern Europe might seem a world away but its effects on the oil industry are being felt globally. 

Editor's Pick

13 hours ago
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested serving Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris, in connection with diversion of funds and money laundering activities to the tune of N80 billion.
14 hours ago
The Supreme Court has slated May 19 for hearing in the suit by President Muhammadu Buhari and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.
14 hours ago
Barely a week after the intervention that fixed aviation fuel at N480/litre, Jet-A1 scarcity has hit local airlines causing multiple flights delay.
14 hours ago
There are palpable fears of job loss in the financial sector as banks move to contain rising high operating costs. In the first quarter of the year, the cost of diesel rose from N225 to over N750...

Business

13 hours ago
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has said despite the Federal Government's efforts to leverage the benefits of tax exemptions and concessions...
13 hours ago
A consortium of Falcon Corporation, ND Western Midstream Limited and First Hydrocarbon Nigeria (FHN) Gas Limited, have signed a gas infrastructure development agreement worth over $25 million...
14 hours ago
Unless Nigeria becomes structurally balanced by addressing various issues that have constrained the nation’s economic potential over the years, the country may not record any meaningful growth.

Columnists

14 hours ago
The significant year 2023 is still some eight months away, but the Nigerian political space is already feeling the weight and heat of electoral matters, especially with several candidates—presidential...
15 hours ago
As the drumbeats of 2023 politics begin to play, one of the states of the federation that will be interesting to watch is the titanic contest ahead for the governorship seat of Oyo State.
16 hours ago
Once upon a time, the tortoise summoned all his children and asked them how many times something would happen to them before they learn their lesson.

Guardian Life

1 hour ago
Sarz Academy has collaborated with YouTube Music to train emerging producers and songwriters in Nigeria in the 2022 Future Insiders program. The three-day training series included in YouTube's Future Insiders programme will help up-and-coming producers and songwriters build their skills and abilities through hands-on training from famous music and industry leaders. Sarz, real name Osabuohien…
4 hours ago
Britney Spears' fiancé Sam Asghari has thanked fans for the support they received after they announced her miscarriage over the weekend. In his post on Instagram, Asghari shared that he and Spears are still working on expanding their family despite the loss of their child. He wrote “We have felt your support. We are taking…
5 hours ago
Did your friend lose a lot of weight by jogging every day, and you were inspired to do this too? Was it your other friend who flaunted her toned legs by cycling every day, and you want to do the same? Jogging and cycling are two popular exercises that people enjoy. So, which is more…
6 hours ago
If there's one thing we love about the rainy season, it's the unlimited cuddles it guarantees.  While staying in bed with your blanket tightly wound around you may sound like a great idea, an even better idea is cuddling your partner under those warm or heated blankets.  Even more exciting is realising that cuddling does…

Guardian TV

9 hours ago
On Friday 13th May 2022, a 37-year-old sound Engineer, David Imoh popularly called Dave Sound was lynched and burnt by a mob of motorcycle operators, on Admiralty way, in Lekki, Lagos. GuardianTV reached out to David's Widow, Grace who narrated her ordeal.
9 hours ago
On Friday 13th May 2022, a 37-year-old sound Engineer, David Imoh popularly called Dave Sound was lynched and burnt by a mob of motorcycle operators, on Admiralty way, in Lekki, Lagos. GuardianTV reached out to David's Widow, Grace who narrated her ordeal.
12 hours ago
Nigerian entrepreneur Mustapha Gajibo has been converting petrol mini-buses into electric vehicles at his workshop, but he is now going a step further to build battery-powered buses from scratch in a push to promote clean energy and curb pollution.
1 day ago
Guardian Nigeria's Political Editor, Muyiwa Adeyemi speaks to GuardianTV on the leading candidates in a fierce battle to succeed Governor Kayode Fayemi in the 2022 Ekiti governorship election.