Tuesday, 17th May 2022
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1 day ago
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have foiled a fresh bid by drug cartels to export tramadol, 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), commonly known
1 day ago
There are indications that only 19 states are at different stages of implementing Universal Health Coverages (UHC) through the establishment of health insurance schemes
1 day ago
The continuous and seemingly unending depreciation and instability of the naira vis-a-vis the United States dollar and other foreign currencies have been a source of continual worry
1 day ago
Thirty-year-old Shehu Akolade, hit by a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) driver, last Wednesday, at Mangoro Bus Stop, along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, has lost the battle for his life
1 day ago
Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Teams (IRT), have arrested two suspects for smuggling guns from Plateau to the Southeastern part of the country.
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Unknown gunmen have killed two police officers and four other people in an attack on a moving bus at Idema-Otuabagi road in Ogbia Local Council of Bayelsa State.
Breaking News:
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Though it took days to come, the Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) has condemned the killing of Deborah Samuel Yakubu, a student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto State...
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The last of the controversial Section 84(12) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2022 has not been heard as it emerged yesterday that President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney-General...
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The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is threatening to revoke the concession agreements of five terminal operators over decaying infrastructure...
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Six months after his initial appointment of Super Eagles’ manager in place of the sacked Gernot Rohr, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), yesterday, announced Jose Peseiro...
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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has alerted telecoms consumers and members of the public to an ongoing cyber-vulnerability that allows a nearby hacker to unlock a vehicle

News

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The family of 12-month-old Muhammed Rufai Aisha, is seeking N7 million for open-heart surgery in India. Aisha, who hails from Kwara State, was diagnosed with severe mitral and aortic regurgitation at two months..
13 mins ago
Lagos State Signage and Advertisements Agency (LASAA) has issued guidelines on the use of election campaign materials in the state ahead of the 2023 general elections as provided under its enabling law.
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Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, has withdrawn from the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential primary and resumed work.
18 mins ago
Special Adviser on Education to Governor Sanwo-Olu, Tokunbo Wahab, has urged improved security and peaceful co-existence among Nigerians regardless of tribal affiliations across the country.
20 mins ago
Cross River State Government has debunked reports of active cases of monkey pox in parts of the state. The Director General of the Cross River State Primary Healthcare Development Agency..
22 mins ago
President of Association of Consulting Engineers of Nigeria (ACEN), Ajibade Oke, has said Nigeria needs about $11 trillion to reach its full potential in infrastructure.
23 mins ago
Two persons were allegedly killed on Sunday, when the Nigerian military was engaged in a shoot-out with unknown gunmen at the Federal Housing Estate, Nkwelle Ezunaka, near Onitsha, Anambra State.
24 mins ago
Former Minister of Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Ogbonaya Onu has emphasised the need for lawmakers and relevant government parastatals to deepen their knowledge in science..
25 mins ago
Traditional ruler of Idjerhe Kingdom in Delta State, Obukohwo Whiskey, yesterday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to revisit the inauguration of the screened members of the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Sports

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Following the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) validation of Jose Peseiro as Super Eagles’ manager at the weekend, former international, Friday Elahor, has described the decision as a by-product of failure of the consortium of local coaches to qualify Nigeria for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Elahor had before the World Cup play off against Ghana’s…
1 hour ago
An exciting weekend lies ahead for participants in the national finals of the 2022 World Corporate Golf Challenge (WCGC) as soft drink brand, Pepsi and the favourite brand on Guinness Nigeria stable,...
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Group B winners, Nigeria, will today confront the second–placed team in Group A, Cote d’Ivoire, in the second semifinal of the ongoing WAFU B U20 Championship in Niamey, Niger Republic.
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New coach of the women national team, Leke Oyede, has said the team will focus on game awareness and game knowledge ahead of the Kwibuka 2022 Cricket tournament in June.
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Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) President, Uyi Akpata, was one of the fans at the maiden ‘Legends Cup’ hosted by the Oyo State Cricket Association last weekend at the Liberty Stadium.
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The Kaduna State government has made good its pledge to keep the state’s cricket team in shape with regular exposure to top training facilities and training tours...

Latest

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Former Deputy National Vice Chairman (South-West) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Bode George, has warned against divisive tendencies in the party, saying it would have a toll on the presidential ...
11 mins ago
The family of 12-month-old Muhammed Rufai Aisha, is seeking N7 million for open-heart surgery in India. Aisha, who hails from Kwara State, was diagnosed with severe mitral and aortic regurgitation at two months..
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This is not an in-depth profile of a Nigerian journalist and academic. It is a tribute to Prof. Femi Sonaike, whose pursuits in news reporting in the newsroom of Daily Times on Kakawa Street, Lagos ....
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Unless Nigeria becomes structurally balanced by addressing various issues that have constrained the nation’s economic potential over the years, the country may not record any meaningful growth.

Editorial

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The Supreme Court’s affirmation of six-year imprisonment and an order for refund of N22.9bn against the former Federal Director of Pension (FDP) John Yakubu Yusuf, raises a ray of hope that the Federal Government’s anti-corruption campaign may not be completely dead after all.

Features

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This is not an in-depth profile of a Nigerian journalist and academic. It is a tribute to Prof. Femi Sonaike, whose pursuits in news reporting in the newsroom of Daily Times on Kakawa Street, Lagos ....

Editor's Pick

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There are indications that food shortage and inflation will worsen in 2023 following relentless attacks in most of the states where food grains are cultivated in commercial quantities.
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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued President Muhammadu Buhari and Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami,
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National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is to introduce branded medication to address the perennial problem of out-of-stock drugs in accredited health facilities.
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The Federal Government decided to withdraw the country from international competitions to find time to cleanse the basketball industry and more especially, save the local game

Business

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Unless Nigeria becomes structurally balanced by addressing various issues that have constrained the nation’s economic potential over the years, the country may not record any meaningful growth.
16 mins ago
Nigerian and Swiss firms have signed a pact to develop precious metals and artisanal gold mining value chain. On the sideline of the Investing in African Mining Indaba at Capetown, South Africa...
30 mins ago
A coalition of aviation workers' unions yesterday, raised the alarm over alleged imminent plan to ground Areo Contractors airline and further downsize another 40 per cent of its workforce.

Columnists

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As the drumbeats of 2023 politics begin to play, one of the states of the federation that will be interesting to watch is the titanic contest ahead for the governorship seat of Oyo State.
1 hour ago
Once upon a time, the tortoise summoned all his children and asked them how many times something would happen to them before they learn their lesson.
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It can be done by either executing a Deed of Gift in favour of the beneficiary or buying properties in the name of your children.

Guardian Life

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Nollywood actor Stanley Nweze has criticised the AMVCA awards for their lack of diversity and inclusiveness. The actor criticised the AMVCA's 8th edition, held at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos, for excluding actors from the Southeast. The star-studded awards had A-list stars like Funke AKindele, Stan Nze, Ramsey Nouah, Broda Shaggi and Osas…
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Melania Trump has called out the editor of Vogue magazine, Anna Wintour, for not featuring her on the cover. This action came after the former first lady had her first interview with ‘Fox and Friends Weekend’, since leaving the white house. During her interview, she disclosed that the editor of Vogue magazine is biased when…
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Johnny Depp will not make a return as Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchise. This news comes at the peak of Depp's defamation suit against ex Amber Heard.  Confirming Depp's removal from the franchise, producer Jerry Bruckheimer affirmed that Depp would not be included in the scripts for the new addition to…
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Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s trial resumes today after an eleven-day break. Since the beginning of the trial, the court has been in session for a total of 15 days and has had the two giving their testimonies to the events that took place between them. Many witnesses have also taken the stand to give…

Guardian TV

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Guardian Nigeria's Political Editor, Muyiwa Adeyemi speaks to GuardianTV on the leading candidates in a fierce battle to succeed Governor Kayode Fayemi in the 2022 Ekiti governorship election.
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Guardian Nigeria's Political Editor, Muyiwa Adeyemi speaks to GuardianTV on the leading candidates in a fierce battle to succeed Governor Kayode Fayemi in the 2022 Ekiti governorship election.
2 days ago
India cited threats to food security and rising prices as reasons behind the policy U-turn. Global buyers had turned to India for wheat supplies after Russia's war on Ukraine disrupted agriculture markets.
3 days ago
East Africa is suffering a serious drought. According to authorities, at least 3.5 million people in Kenya are affected by the severe shortage and need drinking water. This has even led to armed conflict in the region.