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Marwa spoke yesterday at the commissioning of NDLEA call centre with toll free helpline manned by professionals and experts in counselling, psychotherapy, psychology and psychiatry among others in Abuja.
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AMID growing concerns, the people of Niger Delta have released a 19-page demand, among which is immediate review of Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) 2021 by the National Assembly.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that it supervised the primary election that produced Muhammad Abacha as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Kano State.
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The Trade Union Congress (TUC), Oyo State chapter, yesterday, vowed to mobilise for the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, as directed by the national body of the labour centre.
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The CG canvassed support for security agencies through information supply by Nigerians for reliable intelligence that could contain the wave of insecurity in the country.
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The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba, has warned that there would be severe sanctions for criminal elements who engage in activities such as illegal bunkering and illegal refining of oil products...
Breaking News:
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Nigerians from across the country are lamenting the hardships in the land, crying out for urgent measures by the government at all levels to mitigate their suffering which they said was becoming intolerable
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A Sharia Court in Ningi Local Government Area (LGA) of Bauchi State has sentenced three men to death by stoning over homosexuality...
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Añuli Aniebo Ola-Olaniyi is the Executive Director of HEIR Women Development, a social enterprise born out of the need to see more girls and young women take up leadership positions...
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With ambiguous laws surrounding its legality, as well as weak law enforcement, Nigeria’s commercial sex industry continues to thrive in plain sight. It is even scarier when one realises
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Nigeria's men's national basketball team, D’Tigers, yesterday went down 70 -79 points to Cape Verde at the ongoing FIBA World Cup qualifiers in Kigali, Rwanda.

News

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There was pandemonium in Ondo State as the pastor of a pentecostal church, David Anifowoshe, was arrested by the police for allegedly abducting more than 77 people, including children in a dungeon in his church. Anifowoshe, who is the pastor of Whole Bible Deliverance Church, located in Valentino Area of Ondo West LGA of the…
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Demonstrators held rallies in several Spanish cities and in Rabat late Friday to protest over the deaths of 23 African migrants who died in a crush trying to enter the Spanish enclave of Melilla in northern Morocco. Thousands of protesters gathered in Barcelona, Malaga, Vigo and San Sebastian and in Melilla itself to denounce migration…
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One migrant was killed and at least six others, including a teenage girl, were injured Saturday in a shootout between migrant groups in Serbia near the Hungarian border, the state-run RTS television reported. The 16-year-old girl sustained life threatening injuries in the incident that occurred in a forest in the outskirts of Subotica, some 160…
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A cabin crew strike at EasyJet and Ryanair saw 15 flights to and from Spain cancelled and 175 others delayed Saturday, as staff at the Irish airline announced 12 more days of stoppages. The strike at the two low-cost airlines over pay and working conditions began as European schools started breaking up for the summer,…
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Interpol arrested a 28-year-old Nigerian national who is believed to be part of a cybercrime ring involved in phishing scams, internet scams and money laundering to the tune of R192 million (about ₦4,782,378,061). The man is accused of swindling dozens of US citizens out of millions of dollars from South Africa, via email and text…
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Authorities in Uzbekistan said Saturday that they had arrested "organisers of mass riots" who wanted to seize administrative buildings in an autonomous republic that witnessed rare protests over constitutional reform proposals. The Friday demonstration in the Republic of Karakalpakstan brought thousands onto the streets of the regional capital and followed the publication of draft amendments…
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Pope Francis has said he is "greatly disappointed" he cannot make a planned visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan on Saturday due to knee pain. The 85-year-old pontiff suffers chronic arthritis in his knee, according to Vatican sources, and has cancelled a string of events in recent months. "The Lord knows…
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The search for survivors buried under a landslide in India's northeast entered its third day Saturday with 25 bodies pulled from the rubble and nearly 40 people still missing. Security forces and disaster relief teams raced against the clock to find any more survivors trapped under the debris at a railway construction camp in Manipur…
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Missiles rained down on Ukraine killing many civilians and wounding dozens in built up areas as the weekend began, prompting President Volodymyr Zelensky to accuse Russia of state "terror". Strikes on a southern resort town left 21 dead and dozens wounded after missiles slammed into flats and a recreation centre in Sergiyvka, 80 kilometres (50…

Sports

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Inter Milan have signed former Borussia Dortmund attacker Henrikh Mkhitaryan from league rivals AS Roma, the Italian Serie A runners-up confirmed on Saturday. The 33-year-old Armenian Mkhitaryan has signed a two-year deal to 2024, according to media reports, after leaving Europa Conference League champions Roma on a free transfer. Mkhitaryan played from 2013 to 2016 for…
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Harmony Tan, who knocked Serena Williams out of Wimbledon, demolished British wild card Katie Boulter 6-1, 6-1 on Saturday in just 51 minutes to reach the fourth round. The 24-year-old French player broke Boulter five times in a dominant display to disappoint the crowd on Court Two. Tan was in charge from the start, racing…
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Mohammed Salah has ended his contact stand off with Liverpool and committed his future by signing the biggest deal in the club’s history.
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Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, is sure of good outings for Team Nigeria at the Oregon 2022 World Athletics Championships in U.S. and the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England next month.
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When former Super Eagles and Chelsea star, John Obi Mikel, showed up at the Evans Square, Ebute Metta in Lagos to play football with locals on the sandy pitch, many had wrongly suggested
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With the aim of discovering new talents and raising the next generation of swimmers, Love Nature Swimming Academy recently held a swimming age-grade competition at the Lagos Country Club.

Latest

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strong>Spotlight On Animation At 2022 Durban International Film Festival ANIMATION, one of the film industry’s fastest growing genres, will be the spotlight at this year Durban FilmMart (DFM) holding between July 22 and 31, 2022. After making its debut last year, Animation will expand this year with the help of funding from the German Federal…
1 day ago
There was pandemonium in Ondo State as the pastor of a pentecostal church, David Anifowoshe, was arrested by the police for allegedly abducting more than 77 people, including children in a dungeon in his church. Anifowoshe, who is the pastor of Whole Bible Deliverance Church, located in Valentino Area of Ondo West LGA of the…
1 day ago
Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, has cancelled a concert in Morocco to mourn last week's tragedy on the border of Spain's Melilla enclave in which at least 23 African migrants died. Saxophonist and singer Kuti had been set to play on Saturday at the Jazzablanca festival in the Moroccan port city of…
1 day ago
Demonstrators held rallies in several Spanish cities and in Rabat late Friday to protest over the deaths of 23 African migrants who died in a crush trying to enter the Spanish enclave of Melilla in northern Morocco. Thousands of protesters gathered in Barcelona, Malaga, Vigo and San Sebastian and in Melilla itself to denounce migration…

Editorial

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The humanitarian gesture of citizen Chibuzor Chinyere in donating a mini estate and a car to Garba Emmanuel, the father of Deborah Samuel, who was killed in Sokoto for alleged blasphemy...

Features

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As the world marks 2022 International Cooperative Day today (Saturday), the President of Cooperative Federation of Nigeria (CFN) and International Cooperative Alliance-Africa, Chief Oriyomi Ayeola has called on Federal and state governments to support efforts by the cooperative movement to revamp and boost economies, among other functions.

Stories of The Week

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A mild drama, yesterday, played out on the floor of the upper legislative chamber when the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, switched off the public address system attached to Senator Rochas Okorocha...
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A WASHINGTON DC, United States-based tertiary institution, Nexford University, has partnered with PiggyVest to offer scholarship to students affected by the ongoing Academic Staff Union of Universities
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The Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Ministries has refuted claims on social media that its General Overseer, Pastor Lazarus Muoka, and the church are supporting a particular political party
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There appears no end in sight to the strike by university teachers as the national president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof Emmanuel Osodeke, said they are yet to hear

Business

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The seven companies are: Niger Insurance, C&I Leasing, African Alliance Insurance, Coronation Insurance, Ekocorp, Premier Paints and Mutual Benefits Assurance. The suspension, which takes effect from yesterday, July 1, 2022, implies that there would be no price movement on the shares because the company’s investors would no longer trade on their stocks. A circular issued…
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The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) has expressed concerns about the country’s production capacity, citing cases of deliberate shut of oil wells and pipelines...
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With a population of about 28 million, Lagos is touted as the ninth largest megacity in the world, and one of the megacities listed by the United Nations with a total population of almost 330 million.

Columnists

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Nigeria is a big collection of human species that place abundant efforts on fallacy and fancy but little confidence on facts even when reality dictates otherwise.
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The past has an uncanny way of catching up with the present. Here is a fine example. When he overthrew President Shehu Shagari at the end of December 1983, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari ..
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A powerful vision defines or redefines specific objectives and accordingly realigns ideas, people and other resources. It creates the needed momentum and will to make change happen.

Guardian Life

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Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, has cancelled a concert in Morocco to mourn last week's tragedy on the border of Spain's Melilla enclave in which at least 23 African migrants died. Saxophonist and singer Kuti had been set to play on Saturday at the Jazzablanca festival in the Moroccan port city of…
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Are you planning to switch to a healthy diet? A great breakfast snack to include is a chicken wrap. Not only is it packed with healthy goodness, but it is also a delicious meal you can enjoy at any time of the day.  Need to make a healthy chicken wrap? This is the recipe you…
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Popular comedian and skit maker, Lawrence Osarenkhoe, popularly known as Official MC Casino, has been inducted into the prestigious Kings and Kingdom Africa Hall of fame as an Ambassador of cultural ethics, values and morals, ahead of his working visit to Europe. The Founder and Chief Executive officer, Alfa Global Impact Initiative, Comrade Ameh David…
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When Harry Hart in the movie"Kingsman" gave his protegé Eggsy three words to live by “Oxfords, not brogues”, the confusion between these two was further heightened. Simply put, an oxford refers to a dress shoe that has a closed lacing system, meaning the parts of the shoe that holds the shoelace eyelets are sewn underneath…

Guardian TV

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The fourth edition of Men's Arab Fashion Week kicks-off in Dubai, featuring collections by designers from the Arab world and beyond looking to grow men's fashion scene in the region.
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The fourth edition of Men's Arab Fashion Week kicks-off in Dubai, featuring collections by designers from the Arab world and beyond looking to grow men's fashion scene in the region.
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South Africa's small businesses, still reeling from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and squeezed by inflation at a five-year peak, are now taking further strain during the worst power cuts in over two years.
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Migration has become the major option of survival for many Nigerian youths. Many reasons have been argued to be the cause for youth migration abroad. One of such reasons is the extreme rate of poverty. And as poverty keeps biting hard on the population, Nigerians especially the youths tend to seek various creative means to go in search of greener pastures abroad. Guardian TV was out to speak with young Nigerians on why migration is an option.