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1 day ago
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami has said the introduction of data protection law in the country will boost the confidence of foreign investors in the nation’s economy and propel them to do business in Nigeria.
1 day ago
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have raised concern over Nigeria’s rising debt profile, describing it as a “trap” worsening the country’s crisis-ridden economy and costing the nation foreign assets.
1 day ago
The Managing Director of Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), Aminu Umar-Sadiq, has said the 10 megawatts solar power project in Kano State will catalyse growth in the power sector.
1 day ago
Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt Division, has granted a request by the national leadership of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to debrief counsel representing the party from Okala’s Associate chambers from all cases pending at the appellate court.
1 day ago
Roma coach Jose Mourinho compares Victor Osimhen to Didier Drogba and admits he would ‘buy him if I was at a club with a lot of money,’ but also had a stern warning for the Napoli striker about Premier League life, reports football-italia.net.
Ojuelegba accident
1 day ago
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered a probe into the accident that happened in Ojuelegba that claimed nine lives on Sunday, January 29, 2023.
8 mins ago
Immediate past Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has challenged Governor Nyesom Wike to name his presidential candidate as he had promised to do before January ends.
19 mins ago
People Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council (PDP PC), yesterday, declared that the alleged threat by All Progressives Congress (APC) standard-bearer, Bola Tinubu, to its Director-General and Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel,
24 mins ago
Transparency International (TI) yesterday released the 2022 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI). Published exclusively in Nigeria by the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), the National Chapter of TI, the index reveals that Nigeria scored 24 out of 100 points in the 2022 CPI, compared to 24 points in the 2021 CPI.
2 mins ago
Barely four months after acquiring OVH Energy Marketing (OVHEM) Limited, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC), yesterday, announced takeover of Addax Petroleum Development (Nigeria) Limited’s production sharing contract assets.
8 mins ago
Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has expressed concern over lingering fuel scarcity, warning that it could affect transportation of materials during the general elections.

News

44 mins ago
Residents of some communities in Ibadan, Oyo State, have expressed fear over the appearance of a strange helicopter hovering in their neighbourhood.
47 mins ago
The Managing Director of Vanguard Against Drug Abuse (VGADA) detox center, Dr. Hope Omeiza has sought the support of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in rehabilitating drug users across the country.
52 mins ago
Operatives of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) yesterday, rescued four fatal accident victims in a commercial tricycle accident in Ikotun area of Lagos.
54 mins ago
The Lawal family of Lawal village in the Baruwa area of Ipaja has denounced media reports depicting its members as suspected land grabbers that invaded the Shalom Group of Schools, a private school in the community.
1 hour ago
Operative of the Rivers State Police Command have confirmed arrest of six persons suspected to be armed bandits along Elele-Owerri road, during a stop and search operation.
1 hour ago
A magistrate’s Court sitting in Port Harcourt has convicted and sentenced a man identified as Goodluck Okasanya to 21 years in prison for conspiracy, child trafficking, and stealing.
1 hour ago
A suspected thug, identified as Idris, has been alleged of raping a Muslim woman inside a mosque in Iwo Road area of Ibadan, Oyo State. The development has triggered protests in the area.
1 hour ago
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, arrested 63-year-old Suleiman Gbajabiamila.
1 hour ago
The Nigerian Navy (NN) high command has said its warship; NNS Thunder only experienced brief distress and did not sink.

Sports

1 hour ago
Defending champions, Recreation Club of Orlu, as well as Onitsha Sports Club, Nnewi Sports Club and Standard Tennis Development Club (STDC), Owerri, have qualified for the super four finals of the 2022/2023 East of The Niger Inter-Club Tennis tournament sponsored by Cutix Plc.
1 hour ago
Week five matches of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) will hold today across the federation, with Group A leaders, Bendel Insurance of Benin, travelling to El Kanemi hoping to maintain their 100 per cent start to the season.
1 hour ago
Super Eagles star, Paul Onuachu, has reportedly joined Southampton on a £15.8 million deal from Belgium’s Genk.
1 hour ago
Anthony Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, has warned heavyweight fighters in the top echelon of world boxing to get ready for the return of the former lineal world champion, who is set to make his long-awaited comeback in April.
4 hours ago
Exhibition holds in New York Super Eagles captain, William Troost-Ekong, has joined sports stars from across the globe to draw attention to Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Africa by attending a special event at the United Nations headquarters in New York. The opening of the Reframing Neglect exhibition held yesterday, and will be available for…
1 day ago
British athletics great Mo Farah has said this year's London Marathon will likely be his last as he contemplates the end of a brilliant career.

Latest

2 mins ago
Barely four months after acquiring OVH Energy Marketing (OVHEM) Limited, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC), yesterday, announced takeover of Addax Petroleum Development (Nigeria) Limited’s production sharing contract assets.
8 mins ago
Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has expressed concern over lingering fuel scarcity, warning that it could affect transportation of materials during the general elections.
8 mins ago
Immediate past Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has challenged Governor Nyesom Wike to name his presidential candidate as he had promised to do before January ends.
19 mins ago
People Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council (PDP PC), yesterday, declared that the alleged threat by All Progressives Congress (APC) standard-bearer, Bola Tinubu, to its Director-General and Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel,

Editorial

1 hour ago
Ideally, Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia having been duly exonerated should be allowed to enjoy her constitutional right of innocence without aspersions. It appears that she only challenged NJC’s recommendations and not the dismissal itself.

Features

1 day ago
With less than two months to the 2023 general elections in Nigeria, one issue that has remained in public discourse, even if not amplified is: which region will produce the next president after the expiration of the second term of the incumbent, President Muhammadu Buhari?

Editor's Picik

1 day ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that no single government could solve the problems confronting Nigeria, noting that it will take combined efforts of successive administrations to address the challenges.
1 day ago
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has called on the Federal Government, through the management of the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA, to revoke the license of oil marketers causing artificial scarcity and petrol price hike.
1 day ago
With less than two months to the 2023 general elections in Nigeria, one issue that has remained in public discourse, even if not amplified is: which region will produce the next president after the expiration of the second term of the incumbent, President Muhammadu Buhari?
1 day ago
Nigeria has maintained a sustained COVID-19 vaccination rollout in recent months, surpassing the milestone of fully vaccinating 30 per cent of its total population.

Business

1 hour ago
Ikeja Electric Plc (IE), stated that it has ensured reconnection of FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc after over two decades of using alternative sources of power.
1 hour ago
While Nigeria is recording losses despite the high oil prices, ExxonMobil, Chevron, BP, Shell, and TotalEnergies are set to declare $200 billion.
1 hour ago
The General Manager and Chief Executive Officer, National Theatre, Prof. Sunday Enessi Ododo, has donated 15 titles of his books to the library of Crown-Hill University, Ilorin, Kwara State.

Columnists

1 hour ago
This is a hard time for Nigerians. We are not only grappling with worsening fuel scarcity but also the scarcity of the redesigned banknotes. Between the two economic crises, I can’t say which is intolerable.
1 hour ago
Having read Dayo Omoogun’s article, published in the opinion column of The Guardian newspapers of 10/01/2023 titled “Akoko-Edo marginalisation
1 hour ago
The heightened role of central banks, which are also known as reserve banks, has, in recent times, taken centre stage in domestic and international policy circles.

Guardian Life

1 day ago
Inkblot Productions, Nigeria's foremost film production company, has announced its collaboration with the renowned, award-winning director Biodun Stephen, to write and direct its new title - Big Love, one of its four films slated for theatrical release in 2023.
1 day ago
Sweet red wine typically has a fruity, sweet taste with notes of berries and a smooth finish. Regular red wine can have a wide range of flavors, such as dark fruit, oak, and spice. The process of making red wine involves crushing the grapes, fermenting the juice with yeast, and then aging the wine in…
1 day ago
Yorúbá mythology is one of the richest and most developed in the world. Many mythology enthusiasts argue that it is at par with Greek, Roman, and Norse mythologies. Unfortunately, Nollywood and proselytising on the part of the adherents of Abraham faiths have demonised the principal characters of our mythologies, and the misrepresentation of these characters…
1 day ago
Suya noodles are a delicious delicacy that can be easily prepared to quench one's hunger in a matter of a minute. It can be regarded as a nutritious meal because of the vegetables used in garnishing it and can easily be made by all and sundry. Ingredients • One sachet of noodles • Vegetable oil…

Guardian TV

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The Nutmeg host Ayomide Sotubo and Jeremiah Omoniyi take a look at José Mourinho's move to Chelsea FC in England and more.
1 day ago
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has filed a lawsuit against Nigeria’s President over the failure to reverse what it describes as unlawful and unjust increase in electricity tariff.