Tuesday, 4th October 2022
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5 hours ago
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed the death of one person in Enugu-Otu, Aguleri, in Anambra State, following devastating flood disaster in the area.
5 hours ago
Contrary to reports that the Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry of Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN), Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has been removed and transferred to Awhum Monastery, located at Udi Council
5 hours ago
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Anambra State Command, has said that its officers arrested two suspected illegal petroleum dealers in the state.
6 hours ago
The Kwara State Police Command, yesterday, said it was on the trail of one Abubakar Abubakar, who shot his younger sibling, Yusuf Abubakar, 12, dead in the process of testing the efficacy
6 hours ago
A vigilante group, yesterday, killed 12 bandits terrorising residents and communities in Bali Local Council of Taraba State.
6 hours ago
Operatives of the National Drug Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have recovered about 13.4 million pills of tramadol 225mg worth N8.8billion in street value from one of the mansions of a billionaire drug baron
5 hours ago
Indications emerged, yesterday, that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is working on a power-sharing deal with the Southwest to shore up support for its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar...
5 hours ago
Cargoes worth billions of naira are trapped at the Apapa and Tin Can ports as truckers have withdrawn services following continuous extortions and harassment they face at the ports and access roads
5 hours ago
Despite appeals from several quarters, President Muhammadu Buhari has ignored a known convention by excluding a former President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, who led the National Assembly
6 hours ago
Former Minister of Petroleum, Don Etiebet, has advised the immediate past Niger Delta Affairs Minister, Godswill Akpabio, to withdraw from the senatorial race or face defeat at the polls next year.
6 hours ago
There are strong indications that the Deputy Secretary in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Dr. Emmanuel Ikpeme, may be appointed as the new scribe of the football federation today...
 

News

32 mins ago
Twelve people died when gunmen opened fire on villagers in troubled northeast Nigeria, police said.
3 hours ago
Nigerians, from different quarters, have described President Muhammadu Buhari’s national broadcast on the occasion of 62nd independence anniversary, as a national embarrassment
3 hours ago
The Secretary-General of Niger Republic Community in Nigeria, Mallam Sidilghabit Tarwaq, has commended the warm relationship between Nigeria and the Niger Republic.
4 hours ago
African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on world leaders and other stakeholders to increase financing to mitigate the effects of climate change and food insecurity.
4 hours ago
Supporters of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, and his running mate, Yusuf Datti-Ahmed, yesterday, halted activities in Asaba, Delta State and Calabar
5 hours ago
Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has reiterated his determination to mobilise Ndigbo across the country for the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC),
5 hours ago
A security guard escaped unhurt when a three-storey building located at Adabor Junction, collapsed in the Ashi area of Ibadan, Oyo State capital.
5 hours ago
The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), in collaboration with a social technology company, Meta, has launched an Amber Alert programme aimed
5 hours ago
esidents of Olushoga, Adesile, Bamgboye, Olawoyin and Olarenwaju Streets in Mushin Local Council of Lagos State have protested four months of blackout in the area.
 

Sports

7 hours ago
Super Eagles goalkeeper trainer, Ike Shorunmu, has promised that the blunders noticed in the current goalkeeping department will soon end, saying the coaches are working hard to steady the department.
7 hours ago
One of Nigeria’s biggest supporters of sports, Amstel Malta Ultra, at the weekend in Lagos, unveiled Commonwealth Games silver medallist, Ese Brume, as its brand ambassador.
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The course is set and the players say they are ready. The stage is the maiden Eclectic Amateur Team Championship, which has received entries from over
7 hours ago
Nigeria’s number two-ranked professional golfer, Sunday Olapade, at the weekend, beat the field to win the ninth Lakowe Lakes Golf Classic.
7 hours ago
Teams participating in this year’s National Division One Handball Championship, the country’s second-tier league, are expected to start arriving at the venue, Benin City, Edo State
1 day ago
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says even Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are not immune from confidence issues as he seeks to find a solution to his side's frustrating inconsistency

Latest

24 mins ago
According to his friends and family, Coolio had been content and in good health; nevertheless, it has now come to light that he had severe asthma, which is thought to have led to his passing. The rapper had trouble with asthma for the majority of his life, according to many sources, and both friends and…
32 mins ago
Twelve people died when gunmen opened fire on villagers in troubled northeast Nigeria, police said.
2 hours ago
SADIYA UMAR FAROUQ: Resourceful Administrator, Raising The Bar Of Productivity, Excellence At The Federal Ministry Of Humanitarians Affairs, Disaster Management, Social Development.  She is a woman of substance who can never be ignored in the rollcall of Nigerians whose professional engagements and exemplary lifestyle have helped in raising the bars of productivity and excellence. Certainly,…
3 hours ago
Knutsford University College, Ghana; The Ideal University For Nigerians In Search Of The Academic Golden Fleece For a long time, tertiary institutions in Nigeria have been grappling with keeping faith in their academic mandates. The reason behind this unfortunate reality includes; numerous industrial actions by various academic unions which end up disrupting and prolonging the…

Editorial

7 hours ago
Without a doubt, the collapse of a seven-storey building on Victoria Island, Lagos and another three-storey building at the Beirut GSM market in the Kano metropolis, have added to the avoidable waste

Features

2 hours ago
SADIYA UMAR FAROUQ: Resourceful Administrator, Raising The Bar Of Productivity, Excellence At The Federal Ministry Of Humanitarians Affairs, Disaster Management, Social Development.  She is a woman of substance who can never be ignored in the rollcall of Nigerians whose professional engagements and exemplary lifestyle have helped in raising the bars of productivity and excellence. Certainly,…

Editor's Pick

6 hours ago
The Trade Union Congress (TUC) of Nigeria has called on the Federal Government and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure that Nigerians have credible elections in 2023.
6 hours ago
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), yesterday, berated President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration for planning to confer a national award on the Minister of Education
4 hours ago
Supporters of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, and his running mate, Yusuf Datti-Ahmed, yesterday, halted activities in Asaba, Delta State and Calabar
6 hours ago
As campaigns intensify, Initiative for Research, Innovation and Advocacy in Development (IRIAD) and Electoral Hub have called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

Business

7 hours ago
As part of measures to improve energy access, the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) has unveiled plans to leverage the Africa Minigrids Programme and also complete part of the 1,994 abandoned
7 hours ago
For Nigerian Chief Information Officers (CIOs), the consequences of a possible security breach are their number one concern as they look to navigate an increasingly-complex threat and regulatory landscape.
7 hours ago
Rising interest rates, insecurity and other economic challenges in the country coupled with uncertainty in the global economy have continued to hit hard on the equities sector of the capital market

Columnists

5 hours ago
When Nigeria lowered the Union Jack and raised the green-white-green flag that heralded its coming of age on October 1, 1960, there was boundless joy in Nigeria.
7 hours ago
At the last count between 1999 and 2020, the Academic Staff Union of Nigeria Universities (ASUU) has had 15 strike actions! 150 days in 1999; 90 days in 2001; 14 days in 2002
7 hours ago
When President Muhammadu Buhari stood on the floor of the United Nations to speak at the Transforming Education Summit (TE Summit) on 19, September he was fully aware of the import and gravity

Guardian Life

24 mins ago
According to his friends and family, Coolio had been content and in good health; nevertheless, it has now come to light that he had severe asthma, which is thought to have led to his passing. The rapper had trouble with asthma for the majority of his life, according to many sources, and both friends and…
1 day ago
Marvel Studios has released the official trailer for its long awaited sequel "Black Panther: #WakandaForever." A sequel to its 2020 blockbuster "Black Panther" the new film tells the story of the Wakanda People in a world following the death of their beloved king T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman). As revealed previously, Boseman's character was not recast, rather the…
1 day ago
A Nigerian-born singer, song writer and multi instrumentalist, CEF, recently hosted journalists to the listening session of one of his albums. The contemporary, prolific live musician, presented an album with seven tracks titled 'Jide Ofor'. While six of the tracks were rendered in Igbo, one is titled 'Animal Farm' was rendered in English. CEF leads…
1 day ago
Drum roll, because it’s that time of the year again. And yes, we are referring to our beloved country, Nigeria’s Independence Day. While the day is widely known for celebrating the years since we gained freedom from colonial masters (62 to be precise), it’s also an opportunity for you to worry less about what colour…

Guardian TV

5 hours ago
Dadarao Bhilore's son, Prakash Bhilore, was killed when his bike fell into a deep pothole on a Mumbai street. He's now on a mission to fill potholes to save the lives of others.
5 hours ago
Dadarao Bhilore's son, Prakash Bhilore, was killed when his bike fell into a deep pothole on a Mumbai street. He's now on a mission to fill potholes to save the lives of others.
1 day ago
Amnesty International accuses Facebook of exacerbating human rights violations in Myanmar. It claims the social network proactively "amplified" anti-Rohingya content back in 2017, when the country's military launched a deadly crackdown on the ethnic minority.
2 days ago
Lebanon's 2-year-old chef, Liam el Haddad - also known as "Chef Popo" - prepares recipes with his mom for more than a million followers on social media.