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In the News:
1 day ago
Residents of Dutse, the Jigawa State capital are groaning over acute water scarcity, which has paralysed activities in the state.
1 day ago
As the controversy over the death of Sylvester Oromoni, a 12-year-old Dowen College student rages, the school authorities have refuted claims that the pupil was beaten to death
1 day ago
Elder statesman and former Aviation Minister in the First Republic, Mbazurike Amaechi, yesterday, said the only way an Igbo man can emerge as president in 2023 is for the Peoples Democratic Party
1 day ago
Pathology and forensic scientists have cautioned medical laboratory scientists against disclosing the status of Human Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
1 day ago
Anthony Joshua will consider a step-aside offer from Oleksandr Usyk’s camp to allow the Ukrainian to fight Tyson Fury for the undisputed heavyweight championship, reports express.co.uk.
1 day ago
The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists, yesterday, abducted six staff members of the Works Ministry at Wovi village along Damboa/Chibok road in Borno State.
Breaking News:
4 hours ago
As COVID-19 continues to ravage humanity across the world, Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has stressed the need to strengthen Nigeria’s health security architecture to ensure that the nation is prepared at all times to detect and respond effectively to new variants and other epidemics.

4 hours ago
Anna Ekeledo is the Executive Director of AfriLabs, a network organisation of over 300 technology innovation hubs spread across 49 African countries, which helps develop programmes and build partnerships that support African innovation hubs and other stakeholders...
4 hours ago
If James Okapara were to review the choice he made a month ago in a bid to bring his ailing mother back to life, there is no doubt, he will avoid anything that has to do with online loan apps and whatever it represents.
4 hours ago
The Nigerian National Amputee Football Team, otherwise known as Special Eagles, has qualified for the World Cup in Turkey, following their performance at the Amputee Football Cup of Nations (CANAF 2021) tournament, which just ended in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
4 hours ago
The Senate Committee on Public Accounts, yesterday, directed that a contractor who purchased a second-hand 1000KVA generator for National Agency For Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) at N97million be prosecuted.

News

1 hour ago
The Presidential Steering Committee in collaboration in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health and the National Primary Health Care Development Agency has approved the administration of booster doses for persons that have completed 2 doses of AstraZeneca, Moderna, Pfizer Bio-N-Tech or 1 dose of Johnson & Johnson. The administration of the booster doses will…
4 hours ago
Some eminent Lagos State indigenes have advised Governor Babajide Sanwo- Olu to shelve the proposed peace walk billed for this month.
4 hours ago
The Association of Residents Doctors (ARD), Federal Capital Territory (FCT), urged the Federal Government to re-enforce the national guidelines for COVID-19, to secure the nation and Nigerians against the dreaded Omicron variants.
4 hours ago
The Court of Appeal, Akure Division, has upturned the life imprisonment sentence against the Founder of Sotitobire Praising Chapel, Akure, Prophet Babatunde Alfa, over the mysterious disappearance of a child in his church.
4 hours ago
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has enjoined public and private sectors to ensure full implementation of and adherence to legal framework and policies put in place to promote accessibility and equal participation of persons with disabilities in the workplace and life.
4 hours ago
Pandemonium struck in Osogbo, capital of Osun State, yesterday, as a Police officer shot a truck driver dead and fled the scene.
4 hours ago
After 21 months of protracted closure and public suspense on reopening for Church Services at The Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), life will begin to beam again as from Sunday, December 5, 2021, at its Ikotun-Egbe
4 hours ago
Founder, House On The Rock, Pastor Paul Adefarasin, has said the yearly gospel music concert, The Experience, has positively helped the image of Nigeria among foreign nationals and contributed to the country’s economy.
4 hours ago
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Wing, Enugu State chapter, has distanced itself from a publication to the effect that the group is calling for a one million-man match to demand accountability from Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.

Sports

4 hours ago
World Boxing Federation (WBF) International title welterweight contender, Justice “Qwick Action” Addy of Ghana, has vowed has said that reigning champion, Nigeria’s Rilwan “Baby Face” Babatunde...
4 hours ago
Ralf Rangnick has admitted that he would adapt his playing style to suit Cristiano Ronaldo and other talented players in Manchester United.
4 hours ago
A group of Nigerian basketball stakeholders and concerned sports enthusiasts under the aegis of Friends of Nigeria Sports (FNS), want President Muhammadu Buhari to launch a full investigation...
4 hours ago
Nigerian sport is on break. With the seeming lull in sporting activities across the land, that’s what it looks like. COVID-19 is not going away and not helping matters, at all.
5 hours ago
The disgraced former head of world athletics’ governing body Lamine Diack has died at home in Senegal, aged 88.
5 hours ago
The 2021 edition of Rainoil Tennis Open tournament began on Thursday at the Lagos Country Club, Ikeja, Lagos. The event will end on December 11.

Latest

1 hour ago
The Presidential Steering Committee in collaboration in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health and the National Primary Health Care Development Agency has approved the administration of booster doses for persons that have completed 2 doses of AstraZeneca, Moderna, Pfizer Bio-N-Tech or 1 dose of Johnson & Johnson. The administration of the booster doses will…
4 hours ago
As COVID-19 continues to ravage humanity across the world, Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has stressed the need to strengthen Nigeria’s health security architecture to ensure that the nation is prepared at all times to detect and respond effectively to new variants and other epidemics.
4 hours ago
Anna Ekeledo is the Executive Director of AfriLabs, a network organisation of over 300 technology innovation hubs spread across 49 African countries, which helps develop programmes and build partnerships that support African innovation hubs and other stakeholders...
4 hours ago
Within Nigeria’s crop of disc jockeys, Patrick Imohiosen is the gentlest one can ever meet. “Would you like something to drink,” he asked, calmly offering this reporter a seat. Across his tee shirt and baseball cap, the inscription ‘Greatness’ lay boldly.

Editorial

1 day ago
The Customs and Excise Department, no doubt is significant in implementing government’s export and import policies; and thereby generating revenue for the Federal Government

Features

1 day ago
The Lagos State government has made vehicle inspection a mandatory condition for issuance of roadworthiness certificates, beginning from January 1, 2022.

Stories of The Week

26 Nov
On Tuesday, 17 November 2015, the Uganda government signed an agreement with Export-Import Bank of China (Exim Bank) to borrow $207 million at two per cent upon disbursement. The loan had a maturity period of 20 years including a seven-year grace period. It has now emerged that the deal signed with the Chinese lenders virtually…
4 days ago
There was wailing yesterday, following Sunday’s demolition of houses worth several billions of Naira at FESTAC Town, Lagos, by the Federal Housing Authority (FHA).
26 Nov
With Christmas around the corner, commuters and motorists are worried over the resurgence of traffic robbers in the Lagos metropolis.
26 Nov
Governor Willie Obiano has told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that he will be relocating to his United States base when he leaves office next March...

Columnists

1 day ago
The girl-child has continued to be at the receiving end when it comes to discrimination in society, as this unfortunate development prevents her from attaining her full potentials in life.
1 day ago
In this final analysis of ways to build sustainable, healthier, more equitable food supply systems, we examine solutions put forward by experts of the World Economic Forum
1 day ago
As I write this, I look forward to the day, the beautiful day, the historic day and historic time and historic prospect which we shall hail with fitness and firm firmness

Business

1 day ago
Money. The fuel that powers the world. Despite being widely accepted and commonly spoken about, it remains shrouded in mystery. Humans interact with money daily, yet know so little about it.  Money means different things to different people. Some perceive it as a means of exchange and for others, it is a measure of growth…
1 day ago
The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has said the emergence of financial technologies (fintech) has brought new challenges
1 day ago
In about two days from now, precisely December 5, it will be exactly six months since the Federal Government banned Twitter operations in Nigeria.

Guardian Life

4 hours ago
Within Nigeria’s crop of disc jockeys, Patrick Imohiosen is the gentlest one can ever meet. “Would you like something to drink,” he asked, calmly offering this reporter a seat. Across his tee shirt and baseball cap, the inscription ‘Greatness’ lay boldly.
1 day ago
Actor Alec Baldwin has revealed that his acting career might be over following the fatal shooting that led to the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of his film Rust. Baldwin made this revelation in an interview with George Stephanopoulos of ABC News, adding that he did not care.  In the interview, Baldwin…
1 day ago
In anticipation of the final five episodes of Netflix's hit series Money Heist, here are five facts about the show you might not have given a second thought.  Money Heist tells the story of a group of criminals who try to pull off the biggest heist in recorded history, to print billions of euros in the Royal Mint…
1 day ago
Fuji: A Opera returns with an exhibition of Fuji-themed digital artworks. The digital artworks have been produced by the 24-year-old Nigerian digital artist- Bidemi Tata. This exhibition is titled ORIJINALFUJIISART. The public display of these digital artworks would take two folds: a gallery exhibition and outdoor installations at three high traffic areas in partnership with…

Guardian TV

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Ethiopian authorities have closed all secondary schools so pupils can harvest crops for those on the frontline of the civil war, state-affiliated media says. ... More than 2 million pupils were already out of school due to the war which started in the northern region of Tigray last year, the government says.
1 hour ago
Ethiopian authorities have closed all secondary schools so pupils can harvest crops for those on the frontline of the civil war, state-affiliated media says. ... More than 2 million pupils were already out of school due to the war which started in the northern region of Tigray last year, the government says.
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Colombia is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world, with an enormous variety of wild birds and reptiles. Amidst the COVID-19 lockdown the residents of Bogotá are now discovering that the city has a greater diversity of inhabitants than they had imagined.
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The number of people impacted by gun violence in the United States has surged dramatically recently. DW’s Ines Pohl reports from Washington DC, which has seen its highest number of shootings in 16 years.