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4 days ago
Notwithstanding the fact that the newly promoted former Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has been retired, Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi...
4 days ago
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has advised the General Supritendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor William Kumuyi, to cancel the planned crusade in Abia State, because of security concerns in the South East.
4 days ago
The Supreme Court, yesterday, granted Rivers State’s request to be joined as an interested party in a suit seeking to void the controversial Section 84 (12) of the Electoral Act 2022.
4 days ago
An economic report by the research team of Cordros Capital Limited expects the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), which will hold a crucial meeting next week, to be “reactive” to the global trend and raise the policy rate.
4 days ago
The management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, has directed members of staff and students of the institution to resume Thursday, May 26, 2022.
4 days ago
Members of the Petroleum Tanker Drivers Association (PTDA), an arm of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Ore Unit, have threatened not to allow any tanker carrying fuel ....
Breaking News:
1 day ago
As political parties enter the decision week where delegates will determine flag bearers for the 2023 general elections, some presidential aspirants – in both the All Progressives Congress...
1 day ago
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, and the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, have advised underwriters in the country to pay claims promptly to retain public confidence.
1 day ago
The first Conference of the Parties of the three Rio Conventions - 15th Conference of Parties (COP15) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), holding in 2022, ahead of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change COP27...
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Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka and other prominent Nigerians, at the weekend, paid tribute to the late Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru.
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Manchester City were forced to do it the hard way, but at the end, the defending champions rallied to end Liverpool’s last minute challenge.

News

46 mins ago
Barring last minute changes, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will today screen its presidential aspirants for the 2023 general elections after earlier postponements.
51 mins ago
A Coalition of Election Monitors and Observers (CEMO) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against assenting to the recent Electoral Act 2022 amendment bill because preparations for the 2023 general elections are already in full gears.
57 mins ago
The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Simbi Wabote, has stated that about 400,000bpd is expected from the rehabilitation of NNPC refineries in Port Harcourt, Warri, and Kaduna using target performance of not less than 90 per cent of nameplate capacity.
1 hour ago
With 65 per cent of the global arable land and available cutting-edge technologies, Africans cannot afford to go to the rest of the world with bowls in their hands begging for food.
1 hour ago
Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, yesterday, expressed concern about corruption cases being lost to technicalities at various courts nationwide.
1 hour ago
Amid security reports that some of those parading as commercial motorcyclists are indeed hoodlums and bandits, who have invaded Lagos, the State Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit, the Task Force, said it will intensify the crushing of seized motorcycles.
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Ondo State Security Network Agency, also known as “Amotekun Corps”, yesterday, said it arrested 4,000 criminal suspects within five months.
1 hour ago
Former Secretary of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Anthony Sani, has criticised the position of the South and Middle Belt that the abandonment of rotational presidency in 2023 may compromise the country’s unity.
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World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, said the current outbreak of Monkeypox is evolving, even as it expects more cases to be identified as surveillance expands in non-endemic countries.

Sports

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The Federal Government, yesterday, named Abuja-based medical doctor and PR consultant, Dr. Henry Onyia Nzekwu, as head of a 10-man interim management committee to oversee the development of Nigerian basketball.
1 hour ago
The 2022 Access Bank-UNICEF Charity Polo Tournament gallops off today at the Fifth Chukker Lawns of Kangimi Resort, Kaduna, with teams from across the country vying for honours.
1 hour ago
Former Super Eagles’ defender, Ifeanyi Udeze, has described scouts’ apathy to grassroots football championships as a big disservice to the country.
1 hour ago
A professional development fund to help in producing young and talented golfers has been set up by Ikeja Golf Club.
1 hour ago
Kano Pillars, Benue Buffaloes, Confluence Stars, Rima Queens and Safety Babes all recorded victories in their opening fixtures at the ongoing Prudent Energy Handball Premier League Phase One holding at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.
1 hour ago
Ibeju Lekki, at the weekend, emerged champions of the 2021/2022 Club Cricket Committee (CCC) League Division One, while Ibadan Metropolitan Cricket Club (IMCC) clinched the Division Two trophy.

Latest

46 mins ago
Barring last minute changes, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will today screen its presidential aspirants for the 2023 general elections after earlier postponements.
51 mins ago
A Coalition of Election Monitors and Observers (CEMO) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against assenting to the recent Electoral Act 2022 amendment bill because preparations for the 2023 general elections are already in full gears.
56 mins ago
Improving Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) in a small business requires commitment to hiring a diverse workforce and engaging them once hired, Human Resource (HR) experts have said.
57 mins ago
The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Simbi Wabote, has stated that about 400,000bpd is expected from the rehabilitation of NNPC refineries in Port Harcourt, Warri, and Kaduna using target performance of not less than 90 per cent of nameplate capacity.

Editorial

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By joining their university counterparts to stay away from work, the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)’s strike last week can only lead to grinding the wheel of public higher education to a complete halt.

Features

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Experts have called for legal professionals involvement in digital assets to checkmate fraud and shed light on the sector.

Editor's Pick

1 day ago
• 92 confirmed cases, 50 suspected incidences in 12 countries There are concerns as monkeypox, for the first time, spreads worldwide, rattling the World Health Organisation (WHO), United States (U.S.) and United Kingdom (U.K.). WHO, yesterday, said the recent outbreaks reported across 12 countries are atypical, occurring in non-endemic countries. Monkeypox, rarely seen outside Africa,…
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The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts has started investigation to unravel multi-million dollars debt owed Federal Government by terminal operators and failure by Nigeria Ports Authority ...
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Indications emerged yesterday that a new tax regime has been slammed on telephone users in the country. The tax, which is being championed by the Federal Government, is to fund free healthcare for the Vulnerable Group in Nigeria.
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AMID the seeming inability of the Federal Government to fully deregulate the downstream segment of the petroleum industry, the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority...

Business

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The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has stated that Nigeria refused to endorse the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Minimum Corporate Tax Agreement because it does not serve the overall interest of the country.
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The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) reopened on a downward note yesterday, as profit-taking in Presco and 23 stocks dragged capitalisation by N37 billion.
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President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has urged state governments to prioritise the creation of an enabling environment to attract more private sector investment.

Columnists

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The rule of law must be allowed to triumph in the matter of the barbaric murder of Deborah Samuel no matter whose ox is gored.
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Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor and the attorney General of the federation are leading in getting Nigeria enslaved and conquered as they indulge in scamish charity, and dare Nigerians to do their worst.
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution has already become definitive of the twenty-first century, and the Nigerian civil service system cannot afford to keep struggling to key into the fundamentals of a new age that has transformed human sensibilities and ethos in many radical ways, from the way we work to the ways we organize our lives and existence.

Guardian Life

1 day ago
With ongoing talks about the sequel, "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever", it is uncertain how T'Challa, played by the late Chadwick Boseman will be portrayed in the expected film. However, numerous members of the team have spoken about how the sequel will respect Boseman's legacy. T'Challa will not be recast, nor will the character be digitally…
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Nigerian artiste Orezi has hinted at a collaboration with Grammy award-winning singer Wizkid.  The You Garrit singer hinted at an upcoming collaboration with Wizkid in a tweet shared on Sunday evening.  Orezi x Big Wiz — MR RAGGAMOFIN (@iamorezi) May 22, 2022 He tweeted, "Orezi x Big Wiz." Orezi's collaboration with Wizkid would not be the first…
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Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger have welcomed their second child together.  The Guardians of the Galaxy actor and his author wife on Sunday night announced the birth of their baby in separate posts on their respective Instagram accounts. The caption read, "We are so excited to announce the birth of our second daughter, Eloise Christina Schwarzenegger Pratt."…
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Pizza is a unique cuisine that is both nutritious and appropriate for all kinds of occasions.  Pizza is an Italian dish consisting of a round, flattened dough base baked with a tomato and cheese topping, usually with additional meat, fish, or vegetables. This savory dish, as well as its variations, has gained popularity and acceptance…

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In the last few years, Nigeria has witnessed the springing up of numerous online quick loan apps but what is supposed to mitigate the hardship of citizens has turned into a menace in the lives of many Nigerians. We are meeting up with one of the victims of these loan sharks who doesn't want his identity revealed.
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At least 11 people have died in floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rains in India’s remote northeast region, officials said Tuesday.