Wednesday, 28th September 2022
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13 hours ago
Some military retirees have blocked the entrance gate of the Defence Ministry, demanding payment of their benefits by the Federal Government.
13 hours ago
The Northern States Christian Elders Forum (NORSCEF) has advised the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to allegedly stop inducing faithful and causing disaffection..
14 hours ago
To ensure well-being of the citizenry, House of Representatives has ordered construction giant, Julius Berger, to resume work on the Abuja -Kaduna road project.
14 hours ago
Federal High Court sitting in Benin, yesterday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to recognise and publish names of candidates produced by the Governor Godwin Obaseki ...
14 hours ago
Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, is expected to state the government’s stance on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) election, which is being threatened by a court action instituted by Professional Footballers Association of Nigeria .
14 hours ago
The Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has issued an advisory for users to install trusted, up-to-date anti-virus software with an Internet security component...
14 hours ago
It was another audacious response from the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), yesterday, as it increased the benchmarked interest rate by another 150 basis points (bps) in a fell swoop to rein in extreme inflation...
14 hours ago
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has said he is a ‘stepping stone’ towards the realisation of a president of Igbo extraction...
14 hours ago
United Nations (UN) has backed move for universal smartphone access plan that would improve global connectivity. UN through its arm in charge of global communications, the International Telecommunications Union ...
14 hours ago
Dr. Dan-Azumi Mohammed Ibrahim is the Director-General, National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP). He spoke with ADEYEMI ADEPETUN, on the challenge of depending largely on imported technologies, among other germane industry issues. It appears many people don’t know the functions of NOTAP in the economy. Can you explain the functions of the agency?  …
14 hours ago
Former captain of the Super Eagles and Chelsea legend, John Mikel Obi, announced his retirement from professional football, yesterday.

News

9 mins ago
Monster Hurricane Ian walloped Florida on Wednesday, pounding the southern US state's coast with extreme wind and rain, and causing "catastrophic" flooding from destructive storm surges.
1 hour ago
A Divisional Crime Officer (DCO) and a civilian were killed by hoodlums during an attack on Igangan police station in Oyo State.
1 hour ago
The Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) has said that no fewer than 13 human rabies infections have been recorded in Bauchi State in the past year.
2 hours ago
Iran launched cross-border missile and drone strikes that killed nine people in Iraq's Kurdistan region Wednesday after accusing Kurdish armed groups based there of stoking a wave of unrest that has rocked the Islamic republic. The September 16 death of Kurdish Iranian woman Mahsa Amini, 22, while in the custody of Iran's morality police has…
3 hours ago
A Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, on Wednesday, revoked the N100 million bail granted to the Briton, James Nolan, a director in the Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID).
3 hours ago
More than 200 police officers protested in Tunisia's second city of Sfax on Wednesday to demand the release of eight arrested colleagues and defend their right to unionise, an AFP correspondent said. Responding to a call from the SNSI police union, the plainclothes protesters chanted pro-union slogans and criticised what they called "harassment" and a…
4 hours ago
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decision to increase Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) is to control rising inflation. Hassan Mahmoud, CBN’s director, Monetary Policy Department said this on Wednesday at a post-MPC briefing tagged: “Unveiling Facts behind the Figures’’. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the MPC,…
4 hours ago
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered Labour Party (LP) and its supporters not to converge at the Lekki Toll Gate in furtherance of its planned #Obidatti23 Rally scheduled for Oct. 1.
4 hours ago
The Federal Executive Council (FEC)has approved N580.5 million for the procurement of four armoured vehicles to fight dangerous and illicit drugs by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

Sports

6 hours ago
Inter Milan announced on Wednesday that they had posted a loss of 140 million euros ($133.9 million) for the 2021-22 season, a significant reduction in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
15 hours ago
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has urged Nigerians to always speak well of the country, saying the nation has all it takes to be great.
15 hours ago
The crisis rocking the elective congress of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) scheduled for September 30 in Benin City, Edo State, may be far from over, as the Professional Footballers Association of Nigeria...
17 hours ago
The Super Eagles failed to hold on to their early lead on Tuesday in Oran to lose 1-2 to hosts Algeria in an international friendly.
17 hours ago
In their first appearance at the yearly World School Basketball Championships holding in Serbia, Nigeria’s Bishop Dimieari Grammar School of Bayelsa, finished in sixth place among the 19 boys’ teams at the International School...
1 day ago
Alvaro Morata's late strike snatched Spain a 1-0 Nations League victory over Portugal in Braga on Tuesday and sent them into the semi-finals.

Latest

9 mins ago
Monster Hurricane Ian walloped Florida on Wednesday, pounding the southern US state's coast with extreme wind and rain, and causing "catastrophic" flooding from destructive storm surges.
55 mins ago
Wall St Should Look to Adapt to Crypto, Not the Other Way Around VICTORIA, Seychelles, 28 September 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Ben Zhou, co-founder and CEO of Bybit, the top 3 crypto exchanges in the world by web traffic, has called for the traditional markets to embrace the change being driven by crypto. Speaking at the Pantera…
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GOLD COAST, Australia, 28 September 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, the world’s third most visited crypto exchange, has unveiled its latest listing on Bybit Launchpad 2.0 — PUMLx. PUMLx is the utility token of PUML Better Health. PUML Better Health is the original web3, move-to-earn platform for Corporate Wellness. PUML specializes in the move-to-earn, fitness, and wellness…
1 hour ago
A Divisional Crime Officer (DCO) and a civilian were killed by hoodlums during an attack on Igangan police station in Oyo State.

Editorial

14 hours ago
The rigmarole in the management of the country’s public finance since 2015 came to its climax with the recent announcement by the Federal Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, that government plans to borrow a whopping N11.3 trillion...

Features

1 day ago
Notwithstanding efforts by the Oyo State Government to reposition primary healthcare through the renovation of some primary health centres (PHCs), challenges such as the inadequate number

Editor's Pick

13 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that participation of citizens in democracy will continue to be encouraged through freedom of speech and robust political discourse...
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The Federal Government, yesterday, got report of the Independent Investigative Panel on Human Rights Violation by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other Units of the Nigeria Police Force (IIP-SARS) raised two years ago.
15 hours ago
A Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, has nullified the governorship primaries of the Ogun chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
15 hours ago
Against the background of demand by the Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, to arm Amotekun operatives with AK-47 rifles, the Presidency, yesterday, warned governors against the decision to authorise the procurement of automatic weapons

Business

13 hours ago
For Nigeria to achieve a smoke-free future, Federal Government has to partner the producers and importers of tobacco products to work out modalities for better alternatives to harmful tobacco products.
14 hours ago
Operators in the printing subsector have rued the depreciation of the naira coupled with the rising energy cost and its impacts on the sector, urging government to impose higher tariffs on imported items to encourage local production.
14 hours ago
Operators in the Nigerian modern retail sector have been charged to adapt to the rapidly-evolving dynamics in the ecosystem to remain viable.

Columnists

14 hours ago
Cynics often ask what’s the point of flying if you can barely walk? Optimists retort that the aspiration and capacity to sustainably transform lives and society is humanity’s beating heart.
14 hours ago
The longest-serving British monarch in history passed on on September 8, 2022 at about 8.30pm after a 70-year reign. Her death has expectedly generated reactions - pleasant and not-too-pleasant - from all across the globe.
15 hours ago
However, stringent measures are taken to protect legitimate rights, liberty and freedom of the asset owners in managing the disclosures and use of the information.

Guardian Life

1 hour ago
Omah Lay has showed off his latest purchase which just happens to be a new mansion. The singer's new purchase was unveiled by one of his associates who also revealed that he had spent half a billion Naira [500m) on the home. The handle @richiewokes shared photos of Omah Lay's new home. He captioned the…
2 hours ago
Jenga, fish fillets and a delicious cocktail serving of the finest single malt scotch whisky…a good time with friends does not require much more than these and The Singleton Socials Abuja was simply all the proof that we needed. Speaking on The Singleton’s first ever outing in northern Nigeria, the brand team remarked, “We are…
3 hours ago
It is not everytime you stumble on someone whose music knowledge spans different genres. Maye, a music producer and now, artiste, speaks to Guardian Life about what makes his debut single "Catch Cold" unique and the inspiration behind his music. 1)    When describing your music, one word that comes to mind is versatility. From Afrobeats…
4 hours ago
Iconic singer, songwriter, performer and Afrofusion poster-boy, Burna Boy, releases another hard-hitting video for one of the most captivating singles from his sixth studio album "Love, Damini" — his instant hit street anthem, 'It's Plenty'. Directed by Troy Roscoe, these visuals are a chronicle of the Afrofusion pioneer's career highlights and a personal testimony to…

Guardian TV

7 hours ago
Former Guinean dictator Moussa Dadis Camara and several co-defendants were detained Tuesday, a day before their trial opens for the 2009 stadium massacre, their lawyers said.
7 hours ago
Former Guinean dictator Moussa Dadis Camara and several co-defendants were detained Tuesday, a day before their trial opens for the 2009 stadium massacre, their lawyers said.
13 hours ago
A forensic pathologist and a priest are uncovering evidence of execution-style killings of people allegedly involved in the drugs trade. Exhuming remains and delivering accurate death documents, they have helped Filipino families to gather new evidence.
1 day ago
A ride-hailing app with all-female drivers launched in Nigeria last month, amid reports in local media of assault and harassment of female passengers and drivers.