Tuesday, 9th August 2022
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17 hours ago
Plateau State Police Command, yesterday, paraded 17 suspected criminals arrested from Plateau and Bauchi States. They are suspected kidnappers, October 2021 Jos prison break escape, culpable homicide and armed robbery suspects.
17 hours ago
Security operatives in Sabon-Gari village, Wase Local Council of Plateau State, have gunned down eight bandits. The incident occurred during a joint operation of Operation Safe Haven ..
18 hours ago
Justice Daniel Osiagor of a Federal High Court, Lagos has fixed September 14 to deliver judgment in a suit filed by All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Paul Adeboye Kalejaiye..
18 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised a grand reception for Team Nigeria’s athletes to the just-concluded Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, when they return to the country.
18 hours ago
Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited has disclosed that the country loses about $2 billion monthly to the activities of oil vandals, with its attendant effect on environmental degradation. The Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO), Mele Kyari, disclosed this, yesterday, when a Federal Government delegation on anti-oil theft led by the Minister of State for…
18 hours ago
Organised labour in the power sector has resolved to address concerns in Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) and Generation companies (GenCos) over increasing cases of casualisation of workers. Under the aegis of the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE), it declared that workers engaged as casuals would be converted to permanent employees with standards of decent…
18 hours ago
Four days after the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, met and agreed on a framework for the resolution of the differences between them...
18 hours ago
The outcome of Osun State governorship election where the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ademola Adeleke trounced the incumbent governor and candidate of All Progressives Congress ..
18 hours ago
Rising inflation, shortage of foreign exchange and overall harsh operating environment have continued to assail the operations of the Consumer Goods sub-sector ...
18 hours ago
Despite its earlier unfavourable transit-to-assent experience, the Water Resources Bill is currently before the National Assembly. Since it was presented, the bill has elicited negative responses from Nigerians.
18 hours ago
There are strong indications that civil servants in the Ministry of Petroleum Resources may have been compromised to leak privileged and confidential government documents in the case where British court ordered seizure of Nigerian...

News

1 hour ago
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4 hours ago
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Tuesday arrested five suspected criminals selling and taking illegal drugs under the flyover in Wuse, Abuja.
5 hours ago
Independent National Electoral Commission, has denied recognising Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, and former Akwa Ibom State governor, Godswill Akpabio as candidates in the 2023 general elections. The commission's denial came following a report from an online medium alleging that the commission succumbed to pressure from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), to doctor and backdate…
5 hours ago
The Federal Government has indicated the need to revisit and remodel the ranching programme to address the recurring clashes between herders and farmers across the country.
7 hours ago
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said females were the prime targets for trafficking for prostitution in 2019 with a total of 373 females.
7 hours ago
The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajia Zainab Ahmed to make available before it all documents relating to subsidy claims from 2013 to date.
7 hours ago
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has restated its commitment to partnering with financial institutions to provide start-up loans to corps members to become entrepreneurs.
7 hours ago
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, has arrested 29 persons for alleged involvement in internet and other related fraud activities. This is contained in a statement signed by the commission’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, and made available to newsmen in Ibadan on Tuesday. Uwujaren said that the suspects were arrested on Aug. 3,…
8 hours ago
The Clerk of the House of Representatives, Dr Yahaya Danzaria has decried the politicisation of religion in the public service.

Sports

7 hours ago
US tennis great Serena Williams announced on Tuesday that "the countdown has begun" to her retirement from the sport.
8 hours ago
Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai backed head coach Steve Nash and general manager, Sean Marks, on Monday after reports of a them-or-me ultimatum from NBA superstar Kevin Durant.
9 hours ago
Real Madrid is determined not to be knocked off their perch at the summit of European football this season as they prepare to start their campaign against Eintracht Frankfurt in the UEFA Super Cup in Helsinki on Wednesday.
11 hours ago
Serena Williams stepped onto a hardcourt for the first time in a year and a half on Monday and fought through for a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Spain's Nuria Parrizas Diaz.
19 hours ago
Ese Brume hopes a gold rush by Nigeria’s women on the penultimate day of the Commonwealth Games will inspire girls in the country to take up sport.
20 hours ago
The winners of the 2022 Opobo Marathon were, on Friday, given their winning prizes by the CEO of Dynasty Perfumes and Cosmetics Limited, Daminabo Alali Daniel.

Latest

1 hour ago
itel, the global leading smart life brand committed to providing affordable and good quality consumer electronic products boasting excellent user experience...
2 hours ago
Pete Davidson has allegedly sought therapy over Kanye West's social media posts. This revelation was made to People Magazine by a source close to the SNL comedian. The source revealed that since April this year, Davidson "has been in trauma therapy in large part" due to threatening posts that West, posted numerous times on social…
2 hours ago
  Compared to other foods, nuts have a longer shelf life.  So, to protect the freshness and taste of your nuts, you must store these heart-healthy snacks correctly. Because improper storage can cause them to become rancid, and once they do, there's no going back.  These tips would help you store your nuts properly, increasing…
4 hours ago
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Tuesday arrested five suspected criminals selling and taking illegal drugs under the flyover in Wuse, Abuja.

Editorial

Boko haram terrorist
18 hours ago
The claim by the Federal Government that it is doing much to investigate, find, and ostensibly prosecute financiers of Boko Haram terrorists (and hopefully similar groups) rings hollow in the face of the daily reality...

Features

5 hours ago
Kuda, the Money App for Africans is poised to stamp its footprint in the global banking industry with the appointment of Pavel Khristolubov and Elena Lavezzi as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), respectively at the group level. The appointments, which were the outcome of a diligent recruitment process aimed at acquiring fit-for-purpose candidates to help in driving the vision and mission of the financial institution, were recently announced by the Board of Directors of Kuda Technologies Limited.

Editor's Pick

17 hours ago
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide, has criticised President Muhammed Buhari for being unduly selective in his comment on insecurity as it concerns the South East geopolitical zone.
17 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has consented to the acquisition of Exxon Mobil shares in the United States of America by Seplat Energy Offshore Limited, as part of Nigeria’s drive for Foreign Direct Investment in the energy sector.
17 hours ago
Four months after being pardoned by the National Council of State (NCS), former governors of Plateau and Taraba states, Joshua Dariye and Jolly Nyame, were yesterday released from the Kuje Correctional Centre.
19 hours ago
Ese Brume hopes a gold rush by Nigeria’s women on the penultimate day of the Commonwealth Games will inspire girls in the country to take up sport.

Business

18 hours ago
Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Adeniyi Adebayo, yesterday, inaugurated a standing committee to set up centralised metal scrap dumpsites across all states of the federation...
19 hours ago
Efforts are underway to ensure speedy issuance of midstream and downstream petroleum regulations, the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) has said.
20 hours ago
In line with its commitment to bridge the digital gap in Africa, West Africa’s pioneer solar-based Internet and voice service provider, Tizeti, is set to expand its operations within Nigeria and Ghana...

Columnists

18 hours ago
The endless clamour for the extension of the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) period is a metaphor for the failure of governance, which has given rise to public disillusionment.
18 hours ago
After the announcement of the result of the 1999 presidential election I went to see Chief Olusegun Obasanjo who had just been declared the winner.
20 hours ago
There will always be consequences of exiting the police personnel from the contributory pension scheme. If it were to happen, then more government agencies and officials would borrow a leaf from the police...

Guardian Life

2 hours ago
Pete Davidson has allegedly sought therapy over Kanye West's social media posts. This revelation was made to People Magazine by a source close to the SNL comedian. The source revealed that since April this year, Davidson "has been in trauma therapy in large part" due to threatening posts that West, posted numerous times on social…
2 hours ago
  Compared to other foods, nuts have a longer shelf life.  So, to protect the freshness and taste of your nuts, you must store these heart-healthy snacks correctly. Because improper storage can cause them to become rancid, and once they do, there's no going back.  These tips would help you store your nuts properly, increasing…
9 hours ago
Fashion stylist and reality TV star Toyin Lawani has announced that she has lost her baby. The mother of three and “Real Housewives of Lagos” star made this revelation in a post shared on her Instagram on Tuesday, August 9th 2022. Tiannah, as she is popularly referred to, shared a video of her baby bump.…
9 hours ago
Coleslaw can safely be kept for up to five days if it is kept in the refrigerator and has not been taken out and placed back in for an extended period of time. Like many other things with a life span, coleslaw is not found wanting. It's crucial to keep in mind that this is…

Guardian TV

17 hours ago
London’s Horniman Museum and Gardens has agreed to return 72 looted objects to the Nigerian government. All objects were taken from the Kingdom of Benin, now part of southern Nigeria, during a British military operation in 1897.
17 hours ago
London’s Horniman Museum and Gardens has agreed to return 72 looted objects to the Nigerian government. All objects were taken from the Kingdom of Benin, now part of southern Nigeria, during a British military operation in 1897.
1 day ago
The head of Nigeria's air force has urged operational commanders to show "no mercy" as they tackle mounting insecurity that has spread from the country's north.
2 days ago
Archie Battersbee, 12, was taken off life support after courts concurred with doctors who deemed him to be "brain-stem dead." He had been in a coma since early April.