Friday, 15th October 2021
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2 days ago
The police in Kaduna State have begun a manhunt for the bandits that invaded St. Albert Catholic Seminary, Kafanchan, and abducted three seminarians.
2 days ago
edical doctors under the aegis of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) have made recommendations on how to improve health sector performance in the country.
2 days ago
Oyo Police Command, yesterday, warned people planning to organise #EndSARS commemorative protests in the state to shelve the idea.
2 days ago
The date is October 12, 2021, and Arsenal currently languish in 11th place in the Premier League standings.
2 days ago
Ahead of the October 16 state congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kano State government has directed all contestants seeking the party’s executive council position to undergo mandatory drug test.
2 days ago
The Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) has advocated measures to curb the continued depreciation of the naira.
Breaking News:
7 hours ago
Conservative British lawmaker David Amess was killed on Friday after being stabbed "multiple times" during an event in his local constituency in southeast England, in the second death of a UK politician while meeting voters since 2016. Local police did not name Amess but said a man had been arrested "on suspicion (of) murder" after…
11 hours ago
In the first institutional return of its kind, Jesus College is to return a Benin Bronze to Nigeria’s National Commission for Museums and Monuments on Wednesday 27 October. Delegates from the Commission and Benin will visit Jesus College for a ceremony to complete the handover process and celebrate the rightful return of the Bronze. His…
11 hours ago
Kenyan villagers on Friday lynched a man believed to be a "bloodthirsty vampire" child murderer, days after the self-confessed serial killer escaped from police custody, officials said. Masten Milimo Wanjala was arrested on July 14 over the disappearance of two children, but in a chilling confession, admitted to killing at least 10 others over a…
8 hours ago
Lagos pastor Tunde Bakare on Friday visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja. His visit came less than a week after he said the country is under "political hypnosis" and called for "true progressives" to "take back"  the country. Bakare was Buhari's running mate in the 2011 presidential elections. "“Fellow Nigerians, I’m…

News

1 hour ago
A skeleton discovered in the ancient Roman city of Herculaneum, destroyed along with nearby Pompeii by Mount Vesuvius' eruption nearly 2,000 years ago, could offer fresh insights into the disaster
1 hour ago
Bitcoin breached the $60,000 mark for the first time since April on growing optimism that American regulators will greenlight the first US futures exchange-traded fund for the cryptocurrency.
2 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on the outcome of their seventh triennial delegates’ conference which saw the re-election of Chris Isiguzo as President.
3 hours ago
Police Chiefs of some ECOWAS member countries on Friday lamented the misuse of social media which in recent times had become a major trigger of post-election crises.
3 hours ago
The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, Oct. 19 as a public holiday in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad...
4 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has met behind closed door with Lagos based Cleric, Pastor Tunde Bakare, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Friday.
5 hours ago
The Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Cross River chapter, on Friday urged States Government to provide mammogram machines in their health facilities for cancer treatment.
6 hours ago
The federal government on Friday commended seven filling stations in Port Harcourt for not adjusting their meters to cheat their customers.
6 hours ago
The Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment (FMITI) has pledged to support Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to access credit at a single digit rate.

Sports

1 hour ago
Thomas Tuchel has warned Chelsea not to expect an easy ride during a run of fixtures that could boost their Premier League title challenge.
8 hours ago
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has warned Newcastle that money does not buy success as the Magpies dream of joining the European elite after their Saudi-led takeover. Struggling Newcastle are the talk of the Premier League following the £305 million ($419 million) takeover as the new owners prepare to start their reign against Tottenham on Sunday.…
16 hours ago
Many of the states at the ongoing Ilorin 2021 National Youth Games were into thrown confusion yesterday when the screening committee disqualified several for allegedly being the age limit.
16 hours ago
Rivers United Technical Adviser, Stanley Eguma, has declared that the team is not afraid of their second round opponents in the CAF Champions League, Al Hilal of Sudan.
16 hours ago
English Premier League and Spanish La Liga sponsor, Budweiser, is set to feature international football Kings, John Terry and Roberto Carlos, in a new football-themed campaign tagged Budweiser Game of Kings.
16 hours ago
Governor Seyi Makinde and many golfers are expected at the burial ceremonies of the late Captain of Ibadan Golf Club (IGC), Mr. Ola Ibironke ‘Dudu Heritage’.

Latest

1 hour ago
A skeleton discovered in the ancient Roman city of Herculaneum, destroyed along with nearby Pompeii by Mount Vesuvius' eruption nearly 2,000 years ago, could offer fresh insights into the disaster
1 hour ago
The present reality of politics in Nigeria indubitably portrays a system that is under siege by the actions, inactions and reactions of the ageing political drivers of this country in policymaking and implementation. The current crop of leaders during the economy of this country is a paradigmatic shift from what was obtainable in the post-colonial…
1 hour ago
Thomas Tuchel has warned Chelsea not to expect an easy ride during a run of fixtures that could boost their Premier League title challenge.
1 hour ago
Bitcoin breached the $60,000 mark for the first time since April on growing optimism that American regulators will greenlight the first US futures exchange-traded fund for the cryptocurrency.

Editorial

16 hours ago
The Nigerian military deserves praises for the resilient manner they have carried on in the war against terrorism, banditry and Boko Haram Islamist insurgency in many parts of the north, while at the same time still struggling to put an end to various...

Features

16 hours ago
Tomorrow is World Food Day; but despite assurances by President Muhammadu Buhari to make N600 billion loan facility available to 2.4 million farmers in the country, situations and forecasts have shown that Nigeria may face food insecurity...

Editor's Pick

3 days ago
Telecommunications firm, MTN has explained that the service outage experienced at the weekend by millions of its subscribers, across the country was caused by a disruption in the core network, which affected voice and data services.
3 days ago
The outcome of the Supreme Court judgment billed for October 20, 2021 next week has let the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra State in jittery and tends to worsen the already polarised rank...
3 days ago
A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has ordered the Nigerian Navy to fly the body of the late former military governor of Lagos State, Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu (rtd) to Owerri tomorrow for a befitting burial.
3 days ago
Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, yesterday, signed the Mental Health Service Bill into law, saying that the Act will provide a framework to protect, provide, care and treat persons living with mental health disorders or substance abuse.
3 days ago
Barely 24 hours after the the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested the Director-General of Kaduna State Urban Planning Development Agency (KASUPDA), Ismail Umaru Dikko, Governor Nasir el-Rufai...

Politics

16 hours ago
Let me state from the outset that I was not ready for this topic now. Of course, for sometime in the distant and not distant past the smell of the happenings in our football house, in our football federation...
16 hours ago
The lives of important people matter. Here is some evidence.
16 hours ago
The words ‘fact’ and ‘fake’, apart from their meanings which are opposite, only differ in spelling by their last two letters. Maybe this similarity is the reason many do not invest time in the former by hurriedly embracing the latter.

Business

11 hours ago
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has been working steadily to digitalise operations at all port locations in the country, towards optimal efficiency, elimination of corrupt practices and service excellence.
16 hours ago
Stakeholders at the ongoing National Tax Summit have raised concerns about the geometrical increase in Nigeria’s debt profile as they stated that the nation's debt in Naira terms has increased by 500 per cent and by 150 per cent...
16 hours ago
The Senate Committee on Aviation, yesterday, ordered the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to suspend the process of awarding the Air Operating Certificate (AOC) to a new airline, NG Eagle.

Guardian Life

5 hours ago
Society today places an insane amount of pressure on people to conform to beauty and weight standards. With the BBL phase at its peak, almost every female is ready to shed off some extra weight for that hourglass figure.  Diet culture, physical fitness and contouring clinics are only a few trends associated with the BBL…
6 hours ago
Robert Durst, the eldest son of a billionaire New York real estate family, will spend the rest of his life in prison for the murder of his best friend, journalist Susan Berman, whom he shot at close range at her home in Los Angeles more than 20 years ago. The court sentenced Durst, 78, to…
6 hours ago
Emmanuel Kojo, the leading man in Disney's Beauty And The Beast theatre production has been suspended following allegations of inappropriate language. Emmanuel Kojo, 29, had been playing the role of the Beast in the musical, the first black actor to do so in the UK, until last Saturday as reported by The Daily Mail. It…
6 hours ago
  Netflix and UNESCO have partnered to launch an innovative short film competition on ‘African Folktales, Reimagined’ across Sub-Saharan Africa. Winners of the competition will be trained and mentored by industry professionals and provided with a US$75,000 production budget to create short films that will premiere on Netflix in 2022 as an “Anthology of African…

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2 hours ago
Exactly 34 years ago today, the charismatic Pan-Africanist and Burkina Faso's then President, Thomas Sankara, was shot dead aged 37 by soldiers during a coup on 15 October 1987. Four years before his assassination with 12 others, Sankara and his close friend, Blaise Compaoré, staged a coup that brought them to power. This is the story of how he shaped Burkina Faso decades after his assassination.
7 hours ago
The family of former South African President Nelson Mandela is putting roughly 100 of his belongings up for auction to help fund a memorial garden in his honor, including some of his iconic shirts. It's the trademark clothing of an iconic leader and now Nelson Mandela's exuberant shirts are among around 100 of his possessions being put up for auction.