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3 days ago
The police in Kaduna State have begun a manhunt for the bandits that invaded St. Albert Catholic Seminary, Kafanchan, and abducted three seminarians.
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edical doctors under the aegis of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) have made recommendations on how to improve health sector performance in the country.
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Oyo Police Command, yesterday, warned people planning to organise #EndSARS commemorative protests in the state to shelve the idea.
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The date is October 12, 2021, and Arsenal currently languish in 11th place in the Premier League standings.
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Ahead of the October 16 state congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kano State government has directed all contestants seeking the party’s executive council position to undergo mandatory drug test.
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The Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) has advocated measures to curb the continued depreciation of the naira.
Breaking News:
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Conservative British lawmaker David Amess was killed on Friday after being stabbed "multiple times" during an event in his local constituency in southeast England, in the second death of a UK politician while meeting voters since 2016. Local police did not name Amess but said a man had been arrested "on suspicion (of) murder" after…
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In the first institutional return of its kind, Jesus College is to return a Benin Bronze to Nigeria’s National Commission for Museums and Monuments on Wednesday 27 October. Delegates from the Commission and Benin will visit Jesus College for a ceremony to complete the handover process and celebrate the rightful return of the Bronze. His…
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Kenyan villagers on Friday lynched a man believed to be a "bloodthirsty vampire" child murderer, days after the self-confessed serial killer escaped from police custody, officials said. Masten Milimo Wanjala was arrested on July 14 over the disappearance of two children, but in a chilling confession, admitted to killing at least 10 others over a…
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Lagos pastor Tunde Bakare on Friday visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja. His visit came less than a week after he said the country is under "political hypnosis" and called for "true progressives" to "take back"  the country. Bakare was Buhari's running mate in the 2011 presidential elections. "“Fellow Nigerians, I’m…

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...
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The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, yesterday, said comparing President Muhammadu Buhari with the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo and the late Dr. Nnamidi Azikiwe was mischievous...
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The Federal Government will commence the disbursement of the N30 billion revitalisation funds to universities owned by it very soon.
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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.
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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.
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Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, yesterday, granted the application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)
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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
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No fewer than 29 persons were killed by flood while 14,244 houses were destroyed across the 44 local councils of Kano State this year.
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Pastor Tunde Bakare, yesterday, downplayed the confrontation between the northern and the southern parts of the country over the 2023 presidency, saying it was needless.

Sports

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Take away the freebies from the international engagements of national sports teams and see the restoration of sanity into Nigerian sports administration, accountability in funding...
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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.
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Kylian Mbappe converted a soft late VAR penalty award to give a Paris Saint-Germain side missing Lionel Messi and Neymar a 2-1 win over Angers in Ligue 1 on Friday.
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Two Tottenham players have tested positive for Covid-19 and will be sidelined from Sunday's trip to Newcastle, British media claimed on Friday.
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Steve Bruce says there have been “no discussions” on his future - and he has tried to “keep my respect and dignity” following Newcastle’s takeover, reports BBC.
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Nigeria's men’s cricket national team, the Yellow-Green, has lined up series of T20 matches with the Sierra Leonean national team as part of their build-up to the Cricket World Cup

Latest

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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 hour ago
The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, yesterday, said comparing President Muhammadu Buhari with the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo and the late Dr. Nnamidi Azikiwe was mischievous...
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Joycee Awosika is an entrepreneur and energy economist with a dual degree in Business Management from Goucher University in Maryland, USA...
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Take away the freebies from the international engagements of national sports teams and see the restoration of sanity into Nigerian sports administration, accountability in funding...

Editorial

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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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Tomorrow is World Food Day; but despite assurances by President Muhammadu Buhari to make N600 billion loan facility available to 2.4 million farmers in the country, situations and forecasts have shown that Nigeria may face food insecurity...

Editor's Pick

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Telecommunications firm, MTN has explained that the service outage experienced at the weekend by millions of its subscribers, across the country was caused by a disruption in the core network, which affected voice and data services.
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The outcome of the Supreme Court judgment billed for October 20, 2021 next week has let the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra State in jittery and tends to worsen the already polarised rank...
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A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has ordered the Nigerian Navy to fly the body of the late former military governor of Lagos State, Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu (rtd) to Owerri tomorrow for a befitting burial.
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Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, yesterday, signed the Mental Health Service Bill into law, saying that the Act will provide a framework to protect, provide, care and treat persons living with mental health disorders or substance abuse.
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Barely 24 hours after the the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested the Director-General of Kaduna State Urban Planning Development Agency (KASUPDA), Ismail Umaru Dikko, Governor Nasir el-Rufai...

Politics

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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...
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The lives of important people matter. Here is some evidence.
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The words ‘fact’ and ‘fake’, apart from their meanings which are opposite, only differ in spelling by their last two letters. Maybe this similarity is the reason many do not invest time in the former by hurriedly embracing the latter.

Business

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The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has been working steadily to digitalise operations at all port locations in the country, towards optimal efficiency, elimination of corrupt practices and service excellence.
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Stakeholders at the ongoing National Tax Summit have raised concerns about the geometrical increase in Nigeria’s debt profile as they stated that the nation's debt in Naira terms has increased by 500 per cent and by 150 per cent...
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The Senate Committee on Aviation, yesterday, ordered the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to suspend the process of awarding the Air Operating Certificate (AOC) to a new airline, NG Eagle.

Guardian Life

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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
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Society today places an insane amount of pressure on people to conform to beauty and weight standards. With the BBL phase at its peak, almost every female is ready to shed off some extra weight for that hourglass figure.  Diet culture, physical fitness and contouring clinics are only a few trends associated with the BBL…
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Robert Durst, the eldest son of a billionaire New York real estate family, will spend the rest of his life in prison for the murder of his best friend, journalist Susan Berman, whom he shot at close range at her home in Los Angeles more than 20 years ago. The court sentenced Durst, 78, to…

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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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The family of former South African President Nelson Mandela is putting roughly 100 of his belongings up for auction to help fund a memorial garden in his honor, including some of his iconic shirts. It's the trademark clothing of an iconic leader and now Nelson Mandela's exuberant shirts are among around 100 of his possessions being put up for auction.