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1 day ago
Amid unprecedented borrowings by the Federal Government to fund the nation’s budget, the Chairman of the Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC), Victor Muruako, has revealed that some federal Ministries
1 day ago
Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes it is time for Marcus Rashford to focus on football after winning widespread plaudits for his anti-poverty campaigning.
1 day ago
The candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) in the forthcoming Anambra State governorship election, Ifeanyi Ubah, has allayed the fears of the people that the current insecurity
1 day ago
A major drug dealer, Mike Omoarukhe, his manager and three other workers in his cannabis farms have been sentenced to 75 years imprisonment by a Federal High Court in Benin City, the Edo State capital.
1 day ago
Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat recently held an interactive session with some journalists at Alausa, Ikeja where he spoke on sundry issues in the governance of Lagos State
Chiwetalu Agu
1 day ago
There was uproar across the country penultimate Thursday when news filtered out that, men of the Nigerian Army in Onitsha, Anambra State, had arrested veteran actor, writer and producer, Chinwetalu Agu.
Breaking News:
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It would take more than political sagacity and understanding of political arithmetic to predict the outcome of the forthcoming Anambra State gubernatorial polls, which comes up in three weeks’ time...
1 day ago
Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Abubakar Bagudu, has disclosed that he shares the same view with President Muhammadu Buhari that the insecurity bedeviling the nation was not a religious or tribal problem.
1 day ago
The Federal Government will commence the disbursement of the N30 billion revitalisation funds to universities owned by it very soon.
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Akwa Ibom State Police Command, yesterday, paraded a blind aged woman arrested by its operatives for allegedly possessing a fresh human skull.

News

17 mins ago
The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has lamented that low number of pharmacists is partly responsible for the slow uptake of family planning in the country.
20 mins ago
The Executive/Project Director of Media and Gender Enlightenment Initiative (MEGEIN), Associate Prof. Nkem Fab-Ukozor, has called for amendment of rape laws to fine-tune the area that demands that a rape victim must produce witness, insisting that a rape victim should not be asked to produce a witness. Fab-Ukozor, accompanied by the group’s Project Manager, Dr. Alex…
24 mins ago
A coalition of girls leaders assembled by Malala Fund has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intensify efforts in the implementation of the safe school declaration,...
28 mins ago
Due to the incessant rise in house rents across the country, a group of real estate investors has come up with an initiative to tackle house rent hikes nationwide.
33 mins ago
ActionAid Nigeria has raised concern over a recent report that Nigeria will be losing a minimum of N38trillion annually to climate change activities by 2050.
38 mins ago
The Director-General, Lagos State Public Service Development Centre (PSSDC), Dr. Senukon Olufunmi Ajose-Harrison, has stated that to be truly transformational and sustainable...
49 mins ago
Following a motion by Senator Gershom Bassey of Cross River South Senatorial District, the Senate has asked the Federal Government to immediately declare a state of emergency on all federal roads in the country.
55 mins ago
After procuring a multi-million naira 3000 KVA 11/24154 Astor Transformer, residents of DAAFOURS Estate in Isuti Road in Igando Ikotun Local Council Development Area....
56 mins ago
The Oyo State chapter of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, held two parallel congresses. The parallel congresses for the state chapter of the party were held at two different locations...

Sports

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Ronald Koeman said on Saturday Barcelona will have a team to win La Liga once their injured players have recovered. Barca sit ninth in the table ahead of a crunch week that includes league games against Valencia on Sunday and Real Madrid next weekend, with a Champions League match at home to Dynamo Kiev in…
1 hour ago
Rivers United captain, Festus Austin, has said that the 10,560 spectators allowed by CAF to watch today’s CAF Champions League’s first leg home game against Al Hilal of Sudan ....
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Former international, Felix Owolabi, has said that the Super Eagles urgently need a psychologist to resolve issues that may have caused the team’s abysmal performance against the Wild Beasts...
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As member nations prepare for the 2022 Commonwealth games, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, received the Queen’s Baton Relay at a brief ceremony, held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.  The event started with a ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London, as part of the city’s Commonwealth Day festivities. Nigerian athletes are expected to join their…
2 hours ago
Team Delta has maintained its lead on the medals table at the ongoing sixth edition of the National Youth Games in Ilorin, Kwara State, after garnering 15 gold medals on day three to hit 28 gold medals.
1 day ago
Reigning champions Inter Milan suffered their first Serie A defeat of the season and caused a long delay after being angered by a Felipe Anderson goal as they lost 3-1 to Lazio on Saturday.

Latest

14 mins ago
The political atmosphere in Anambra State since the start of the process leading to the November 6 governorship election has been laced with uncertainties.
17 mins ago
The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has lamented that low number of pharmacists is partly responsible for the slow uptake of family planning in the country.
19 mins ago
Married life is a daily commitment in servanthood, friendship, and lifetime loyalty to the family unit. Marriage is a refining process with no conditional clauses attached.
20 mins ago
The Executive/Project Director of Media and Gender Enlightenment Initiative (MEGEIN), Associate Prof. Nkem Fab-Ukozor, has called for amendment of rape laws to fine-tune the area that demands that a rape victim must produce witness, insisting that a rape victim should not be asked to produce a witness. Fab-Ukozor, accompanied by the group’s Project Manager, Dr. Alex…

Editorial

2 days ago
The Nigerian military deserves praises for the resilient manner they have carried on in the war against terrorism, banditry and Boko Haram Islamist insurgency in many parts of the north, while at the same time still struggling to put an end to various...

Features

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In a bid to boost food security through collection of credible and timely data, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has donated ICT equipment to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Top Stories of the Week

9 Oct
Sunmi Smart-Cole is one of Nigeria’s most respected personalities in the photography, hair styling, musical, architectural and horticultural professions.
10 Oct
The concept of marriage, seemingly individualistic in outlook, has more often than not served as a tool to propagate and preserve a people and their culture. After all, the family is the basic unit of society. However, for varying reasons, finding the “right” life partner has proven, in most cases, to be a challenge for…
4 days ago
Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello, has told an Abuja High Court that Zainab, the daughter of former President Umaru Yar’Adua, forged several documents...
4 days ago
Former Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose has said his visit to former governor of Lagos State and a leader in the ruling All Progressives Congress Bola Tinubu was on health ground. Tinubu returned to Nigeria earlier this month after spending weeks in London recovering from a knee surgery. Fayose, a member of the opposition People's…
2 days ago
*We concluded that he has been kidnapped, says mother About a year after #EndSARS protests were held in major Nigerian cities, cases of police brutality are still becoming a gory staple daily in the lives of young people in Africa’s biggest economy. For Oluwaferanmi Moses, a first-year student, studying Mechanical Engineering at the Obafemi Awolowo…

Politics

Boko haram terrorist
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On April 15, 2014, I sat in my living room in Lagos State, Nigeria, at about 10pm, and watched with rapt attention the breaking news about the kidnap of schoolgirls...
2 days ago
Let me state from the outset that I was not ready for this topic now. Of course, for sometime in the distant and not distant past the smell of the happenings in our football house, in our football federation...
2 days ago
The lives of important people matter. Here is some evidence.

Business

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed that it supported the Lagos State Blue railway line project with N60 billion to facilitate ease of business and passengers’ movement in the state.
1 hour ago
The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry has described the drop in the headline inflation for the month of September as “a sign of emerging improvement in the economic indices...
2 hours ago
The last may not have been heard of the leadership tussle threatening the unity of clearing agents under the auspices of Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA).

Guardian Life

1 day ago
When you blend silky vocals, soothing Afro-fusion melodies and stellar sound engineering, the record is likely to sound like ‘Follow You’, the just-released single from Nigeria’s acclaimed guitarist, Ifiok Effianga. On this record, Effianga, who is acclaimed as Fiokee, collaborates with Afro-RnB sensations, Gyakie and Chike, to create a mesmerizing love melody that is all…
1 day ago
With the new wave of viral challenges on social media, many hypemen within the Nigerian music scene are now springing to the limelight after several decades of under-recognition for their efforts. This renaissance is why ace hype men like Jerry Shaffer, the #Shedibalabala creator, have now begun to see hope in the stigmatised career path.…
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During the long weeks of the Trophy Extra Special Band competition, many Nigerians witnessed the sonic mastery that the eclectic boy band dubbed, The BandHitz, dished out...
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United Kingdom-based broadcaster and ardent promoter of Afrobeat in the diaspora, Olajide Adesope, has appealed to the United Kingdom government to collaborate with its Nigerian counterpart

Guardian TV

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Nigeria's dependence on crude oil makes its economy vulnerable. But the transition to an economy not based on oil won't be easy.
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Nigeria's dependence on crude oil makes its economy vulnerable. But the transition to an economy not based on oil won't be easy.
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Exactly 34 years ago today, the charismatic Pan-Africanist and Burkina Faso's then President, Thomas Sankara, was shot dead aged 37 by soldiers during a coup on 15 October 1987. Four years before his assassination with 12 others, Sankara and his close friend, Blaise Compaoré, staged a coup that brought them to power. This is the story of how he shaped Burkina Faso decades after his assassination.
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In a charm offensive to strengthen support for its plant near Berlin, Tesla has staged a county fair for locals. The huge plant has yet to receive a final permit from authorities on the ground, Hardy Graupner reports.