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In the News:
2 days ago
Residents of Dutse, the Jigawa State capital are groaning over acute water scarcity, which has paralysed activities in the state.
2 days ago
As the controversy over the death of Sylvester Oromoni, a 12-year-old Dowen College student rages, the school authorities have refuted claims that the pupil was beaten to death
2 days ago
Elder statesman and former Aviation Minister in the First Republic, Mbazurike Amaechi, yesterday, said the only way an Igbo man can emerge as president in 2023 is for the Peoples Democratic Party
2 days ago
Pathology and forensic scientists have cautioned medical laboratory scientists against disclosing the status of Human Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
2 days ago
Anthony Joshua will consider a step-aside offer from Oleksandr Usyk’s camp to allow the Ukrainian to fight Tyson Fury for the undisputed heavyweight championship, reports express.co.uk.
2 days ago
The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists, yesterday, abducted six staff members of the Works Ministry at Wovi village along Damboa/Chibok road in Borno State.
Breaking News:
1 day ago
As COVID-19 continues to ravage humanity across the world, Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has stressed the need to strengthen Nigeria’s health security architecture to ensure that the nation is prepared at all times to detect and respond effectively to new variants and other epidemics.

1 day ago
Anna Ekeledo is the Executive Director of AfriLabs, a network organisation of over 300 technology innovation hubs spread across 49 African countries, which helps develop programmes and build partnerships that support African innovation hubs and other stakeholders...
1 day ago
If James Okapara were to review the choice he made a month ago in a bid to bring his ailing mother back to life, there is no doubt, he will avoid anything that has to do with online loan apps and whatever it represents.
1 day ago
The Nigerian National Amputee Football Team, otherwise known as Special Eagles, has qualified for the World Cup in Turkey, following their performance at the Amputee Football Cup of Nations (CANAF 2021) tournament, which just ended in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
1 day ago
The Senate Committee on Public Accounts, yesterday, directed that a contractor who purchased a second-hand 1000KVA generator for National Agency For Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) at N97million be prosecuted.

News

33 mins ago
On a day that the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists shattered the peace of Borno State with multiple bombings, the Federal Government charged the intelligence community...
46 mins ago
Electricity stakeholders in the country, yesterday, insisted that removal of subsidy in the power sector was feasible if the Federal Government and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)
49 mins ago
The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has canvassed a national rebirth founded on recurring resonance of a renowned statesman and foremost Northern political leader, Mallam Aminu Kano
1 hour ago
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, has introduced the Strategic Implementation Work Plan (SIWP) to check project duplication and multiplication by government agencies in the Niger Delta...
1 hour ago
The Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, yesterday, said the commission would soon clamp down on identified 67 illegal universities across Nigeria
1 hour ago
Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), yesterday, said higher institutions should produce problem solvers, not just certificate holders to be relevant in society.
1 hour ago
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has cautioned telecommunication consumers to be conscious of the activities of Internet fraudsters and associated risk to phone users.
1 hour ago
Tears flowed freely, yesterday, as the remains of Itunnu Babalola were committed to mother earth at Sango Cemetery, Ibadan, after a Service of Songs by the Celestial Church of Christ.
1 hour ago
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday, honoured a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree holder living with a disability. James E. Daniel got N50m and an automatic appointment

Sports

44 mins ago
A much-changed AC Milan saw off bottom side Salernitana 2-0 on Saturday to take top spot in Serie A as previous leaders Napoli lost 3-2 to Atalanta, while Inter Milan cruised to victory at Roma.
49 mins ago
Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Bayern Munich opened up a four-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga with a 3-2 win at second-placed Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.
53 mins ago
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema was forced off with an injury in the first half of Saturday's La Liga match against Real Sociedad.
57 mins ago
Former international, Friday Elahor, has advised the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to act fast if it is interested in relieving Coach Gernot Rohr of his job as coach of the Super Eagles...
1 hour ago
Georginio Wijnaldum's injury-time equaliser allowed Paris Saint-Germain to snatch a 1-1 draw away to Lens in Ligue 1 on Saturday in a match which confirmed Lionel Messi's difficulties adapting
1 hour ago
President of Lekki Scrabble Club, Ebikeme Adowei, has applauded the Nigeria Scrabble Federation (NSF) for organising the inaugural King of Champion of Champions Grand Master Scrabble championship

Latest

33 mins ago
On a day that the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists shattered the peace of Borno State with multiple bombings, the Federal Government charged the intelligence community...
44 mins ago
A much-changed AC Milan saw off bottom side Salernitana 2-0 on Saturday to take top spot in Serie A as previous leaders Napoli lost 3-2 to Atalanta, while Inter Milan cruised to victory at Roma.
46 mins ago
Electricity stakeholders in the country, yesterday, insisted that removal of subsidy in the power sector was feasible if the Federal Government and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)
49 mins ago
The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has canvassed a national rebirth founded on recurring resonance of a renowned statesman and foremost Northern political leader, Mallam Aminu Kano

Editorial

1 hour ago
Rancorous debates over the continued relevance of Gernot Rohr as coach to the Super Eagles, Nigeria’s national football team, reminisce decades of cock-ups and maladministration of the beautiful game in Nigeria.

Features

1 hour ago
The sector players in the cassava value chain have advocated the need to leverage resources from the private sector players, to expand the root crop into a major cash cow and maintain

Stories of The Week

26 Nov
On Tuesday, 17 November 2015, the Uganda government signed an agreement with Export-Import Bank of China (Exim Bank) to borrow $207 million at two per cent upon disbursement. The loan had a maturity period of 20 years including a seven-year grace period. It has now emerged that the deal signed with the Chinese lenders virtually…
30 Nov
There was wailing yesterday, following Sunday’s demolition of houses worth several billions of Naira at FESTAC Town, Lagos, by the Federal Housing Authority (FHA).
26 Nov
With Christmas around the corner, commuters and motorists are worried over the resurgence of traffic robbers in the Lagos metropolis.
26 Nov
Governor Willie Obiano has told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that he will be relocating to his United States base when he leaves office next March...

Columnists

1 hour ago
As I was saying, the political economy of a country refers to its political and economic systems, together. The term political economy refers to a branch of social sciences that focuses on relationships
1 hour ago
Those who were allegedly killed during the #EndSARS protests must have done a perfect job of perfectly destroying the evidence. Events that happened that day leaned heavily toward the side of those who alleged
1 hour ago
The communist system of social and economic organisation collapsed in 1988/89. Theoretically, it was beautiful to behold on paper: to everyone, according to her need

Business

1 hour ago
There is no respite in sight for the rising price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) known as cooking gas before the end of the year, as indications revealed that the price is yet to be reviewed.
1 hour ago
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Apapa Area Command, has generated a total of N89 billion as revenue for November 2021.
1 hour ago
The West Africa Container Terminal (WACT), Onne, has recorded a milestone of one million-man-hour with no Lost Time Injury (LTI) in its ongoing phase-two terminal upgrade and expansion

Guardian Life

1 day ago
FAST-rising Afro-pop star, Adesewa Adaramati, professionally known as Big Mati, is set to rejig the yuletide groove with a new smash hit dubbed, Money Too Useful. On Money Too Useful, Big Mati stretches his discography with the same momentum that adorned his last smash hit, On My Door, which dropped earlier in the year. He…
1 day ago
The Nigerian-American artist Adetokunbo ‘Toks’ Adegbuyi has released his latest song. Translated from Yoruba as ‘talk to me,’ Adegbuyi’s “Bamisoro” is an exotic-sounding affair, with rich instrumentation which crosses between Wizkid’s Made in Lagos and the rappers he grew up listening to.
1 day ago
Within Nigeria’s crop of disc jockeys, Patrick Imohiosen is the gentlest one can ever meet. “Would you like something to drink,” he asked, calmly offering this reporter a seat. Across his tee shirt and baseball cap, the inscription ‘Greatness’ lay boldly.
2 days ago
Actor Alec Baldwin has revealed that his acting career might be over following the fatal shooting that led to the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of his film Rust. Baldwin made this revelation in an interview with George Stephanopoulos of ABC News, adding that he did not care.  In the interview, Baldwin…

Guardian TV

1 day ago
Ethiopian authorities have closed all secondary schools so pupils can harvest crops for those on the frontline of the civil war, state-affiliated media says. ... More than 2 million pupils were already out of school due to the war which started in the northern region of Tigray last year, the government says.
1 day ago
Ethiopian authorities have closed all secondary schools so pupils can harvest crops for those on the frontline of the civil war, state-affiliated media says. ... More than 2 million pupils were already out of school due to the war which started in the northern region of Tigray last year, the government says.
1 day ago
The governing body of women's tennis took the decision after Peng made an allegation of sexual abuse against a Chinese official. WTA chairman Steve Simon said he worried about player safety at tournaments in China.
1 day ago
The Omicron variant might be one of the first real immunoescape variants, says Professor Adam Grundhoff of the Leibniz Institute of Experimental Virology. It could therefore re-infect people who have been vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19.