Thursday, 21st October 2021
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18 hours ago
Well, it is like every other journey. You have the good, the bad and the ugly. But all said and done, I want to believe that we are leaving behind a better university than we met.
19 hours ago
The Imo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has berated the former governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha, over his comments regarding the party’s congress held last Saturday.
19 hours ago
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will, today, arraign former Chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Ngozi Olejeme, for allegedly defrauding the agency of N69 billion.
19 hours ago
Justice Umar Fadawu of Borno State High Court, Maiduguri, yesterday, sentenced 17 people to six years jail term each for cultism and conspiracy in the state.
19 hours ago
The equities market reversed bearish sentiment to close in an upbeat yesterday, occasioned by renewed bargain hunting in major industrial goods and insurance sectors, as market capitalisation increased by N54 billion.
19 hours ago
The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, yesterday, said that undue emphasis on paper qualification and desperation for professional courses were some of the reasons for widespread cheating in examinations conducted by the board.
Breaking News:
18 hours ago
“There is so much injustice in this country, the police are under-paid and have not learnt any lesson from #EndSARS….” These were the last words of a Canadian-based protester, Patriot Patrick Eholor, yesterday, while speaking with journalists...
18 hours ago
A Lagos Special Sexual Offences Court, yesterday, played the video of the 14-year-old girl allegedly defiled by Nollywood Actor, James Olanrewaju a.k.a. Baba Ijesha.
18 hours ago
Visiting Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has raised the alarm over presence of a terror group hibernating in Nigeria, Fetullah Terrorist Organisation (FETO), as both nations, yesterday, signed eight critical bilateral agreements on energy, defence and hydrocarbon, among others.
18 hours ago
Former US President Donald Trump announced plans Wednesday to launch his own social networking platform called "TRUTH Social," which is expected to begin its beta launch for "invited guests" next month.

News

2 hours ago
US President Joe Biden on Thursday used the backdrop of the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial to charge Republicans with following Donald Trump into a "deep black hole" of white supremacy
4 hours ago
NATO defence ministers on Thursday pushed to bolster the alliance's defences, as they weighed the calamitous end to their involvement in Afghanistan.
5 hours ago
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the 29th edition of the 2021 Nigeria Media Merit Awards (NMMA) ceremony held in Lokoja, has assured all delegates of adequate security before
5 hours ago
A total of 27 abducted students and three teachers of the Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri, in Kebbi, have regained their freedom, after four months in captivity, the Kebbi governor...
6 hours ago
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted Nigeria’s economy to grow by 2.6 per cent this year and a 2.7 per cent growth in 2022.
7 hours ago
The chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency Buba Marwa Thursday said Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos is the epicentre of drug trafficking in Nigeria. Marwa based his assertion on the volume of drugs seized at the airport since the beginning of the year. "Murtala Mohammed International Airport remains the epicentre of the…
8 hours ago
A 25-year-old man appeared in court on Thursday after being charged with the murder of British MP David Amess, who was stabbed to death last week in what lawyers said was an attack with a "terrorist connection". Ali Harbi Ali, who was arrested at the scene of the killing in Leigh-on-Sea, east of London, last…
9 hours ago
Antigua and Barbuda prime minister Gaston Browne said the authorities will arrest a Nigerian couple who are thought to be fleeing to the country after pulling off a N22billion fraud in Nigeria. Antigua Observer reported that Browne spoke in response to claims that the Nigerian couple Bamise and Elizabeth Ajetunmobi had obtained citizenship from Antigua…
9 hours ago
Hundreds of secondary school pupils demonstrated outside the Democratic Republic of Congo's parliament on Thursday, calling for lessons to resume three weeks into a teachers' strike. "We want to study," the children chanted as they stormed up the steps and into the debating chamber. Videos shared by journalists on social media showed them being met…

Sports

18 hours ago
Thomas Tuchel confirmed Chelsea face a period without Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner after the Champions League holders were rocked by their forwards' injury problems in Wednesday's 4-0 win against Malmo.
19 hours ago
Cristiano Ronaldo's second coming at Manchester United has already produced two memorable moments with late winners against Villarreal and Atalanta to edge the Red Devils towards the last 16 of the Champions League.
19 hours ago
Team Delta got a rousing welcome in Asaba, yesterday, when the contingent hit the state capital from Ilorin, Kwara State, where they won the 2021 National Youth Games title for keeps.
19 hours ago
FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, has signalled he is willing to step away from the divisive plan to launch a men’s World Cup every two years, reports theguardian.com.
19 hours ago
Super Falcons, yesterday, at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Lagos, beat Black Queens of Ghana 2-0 in the first leg of their Morocco 2022 African Women Cup of Nations qualifier.
1 day ago
Leroy Sane struck twice in the second half to inspire Bayern Munich to a 4-0 win at Benfica on Wednesday, as the German giants maintained their perfect record in the Champions League group stage this season.

Latest

2 hours ago
US President Joe Biden on Thursday used the backdrop of the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial to charge Republicans with following Donald Trump into a "deep black hole" of white supremacy
3 hours ago
The art of storytelling is one that has been passed down since time immemorial as it is in our nature as humans to document aspects of our life for personal or impersonal reasons. Using different means of documentation ranging from photography, writing, art, music, and more. It is truly fascinating when one person possesses an…
4 hours ago
NATO defence ministers on Thursday pushed to bolster the alliance's defences, as they weighed the calamitous end to their involvement in Afghanistan.
5 hours ago
Thales to supply Vodafone Group with eco-designed SIM cards made from recycled refrigerators.Millions of subscribers in Europe and Africa set to benefit from eco-responsible innovation. PARIS, France, 21 October 2021,-/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Thales to supply Vodafone Group with Eco-SIM; a product whose card body is made out of 100% recycled plastic from refrigerator interiors. Vodafone initially…

Editorial

19 hours ago
The wise saying that experience is the best teacher perpetually asserts itself in the affairs of men. It is about the school called life.

Features

11 hours ago
A former Manager with the Zenith Bank Plc, Dr. Osadebe Osakwe has dragged the publisher of Sahara Reporters Mr. Omoyele Sowore and the Sahara Reporters Media group to a Lagos High Court seeking the sum of N250 million each as damages from the defendants for alleged defamation of character. Dr. Osadebe who is also the…

Editor's Pick

2 days ago
Colin Powell, the first Black U.S. secretary of state whose leadership in several Republican administrations helped shape American foreign policy in the last years of the 20th century
2 days ago
By its original mandate, the Justice Doris Okuwobi panel of inquiry into the #EndSARS protest in Lagos State is supposed to conclude its hearing today.
2 days ago
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has delisted the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) from armed groups recruiting children as soldiers in the North East.
2 days ago
Jigawa State Police Command, yesterday, said they have arrested four members of a gang who specialised in kidnapping in various parts of the state.
2 days ago
The independent investigative panel on human rights violation by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other units of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), yesterday

Politics

19 hours ago
My Dear Obaseki, I am pleased to write you this open letter once again due to some disquieting developments in our beloved state of Edo.
19 hours ago
General Yakubu Gowon, who marked his 87th birthday this Tuesday, October 19, is the first Nigerian ruler to grow old.
19 hours ago
Communication is defined as the mutual exchange of information and understanding between two or more parties by any means possible.

Business

9 hours ago
The International Monetary Fund on Thursday forecast that Africa's economic rebound from pandemic-induced shrinkage would be weaker than in the rest of the world in 2021 and 2022. Low rates of vaccination against Covid-19 across the continent top the list of reasons for the slower recovery, the Washington-based institution said in a biannual report on…
18 hours ago
Oil, gas, and coal production plans of some of the world's biggest oil, gas, and coal producers, including Nigeria, far exceed the emissions targets set in the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the 2021 Production Gap Report of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has stated.
18 hours ago
Among the many challenges confronting the country's tax system, the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) has listed multiplicity of taxes, obsolete tax legislations, poor database and tax touting as some of the issues impeding tax compliance by individuals and corporate entities.

Guardian Life

3 hours ago
The art of storytelling is one that has been passed down since time immemorial as it is in our nature as humans to document aspects of our life for personal or impersonal reasons. Using different means of documentation ranging from photography, writing, art, music, and more. It is truly fascinating when one person possesses an…
8 hours ago
R&B singer R. Kelly has been placed on suicide watch following his conviction for sex trafficking charges in New York. The 54-year old singer's attorney Steve Greenburg revealed this at the first court hearing since a jury found Kelly guilty three weeks ago. Greenburg told a federal judge in Chicago that R. Kelly had been…
10 hours ago
Digiclouts is an innovation in Digital PR which centers on growing an engaging online presence for brands using influencer marketing strategy campaigns. With social media being a major factor in building a successful business in this new age, Digiclouts intend to utilize the influencer’s large audience and significantly distribute it to their clients to boast…
10 hours ago
American actress Ruby Rose has shared that she was fired from The CW's Batwoman after being seriously injured on set.  The actress who starred as the title superhero character in the show's first season revealed this in a series of Instagram stories. She alleged that the role was recast last year after two herniated discs required her…

Guardian TV

8 hours ago
India celebrated the milestone of administering 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses on Thursday, with the government promoting the achievement with song.
8 hours ago
India celebrated the milestone of administering 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses on Thursday, with the government promoting the achievement with song.
13 hours ago
Sendbox, a Nigeria-based e-commerce platform, has secured $1.8 million from a seed round led by 4Dx Ventures, Enza Capital, FJLabs, and Golden Palm Investments, bringing its total investment to $2 million.
1 day ago
One year after security forces violently suppressed mass protests against police brutality and bad governance, Nigeria's continued to demand better policing and governance for its leaders. Under heavy police watch, dozens of protesters rallied in a procession of cars waving green and white national flags from windows at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos, the site of the crackdown on last year’s #EndSARS demonstrations while the big question persists, what has changed?