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In the News:
10 hours ago
Delay in the take-off of the second phase of the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP) may continue to push the burden of electricity meters on consumers.
10 hours ago
Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige, has intervened in the crisis rocking the Anambra State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and expressed
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Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has suspended salaries of civil servants from Effium Community, in Ohaukwu Council of the state, over the lingering crisis in the area
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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has confiscated and destroyed Tramadol worth about N2 trillion and substandard medicines valued
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Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami, SAN has set up a five-member Committee to investigate and verify the authenticity of the alleged claims of a syndicate selling government
10 hours ago
The Nigeria Police high command, yesterday, paraded 32 people for their alleged involvement in kidnappings, homicide, armed robbery, among other crimes.
Breaking News:
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World Bank Country Director for Nigeria, Shubham Chaudhuri, yesterday, spoke extensively on the planned removal of subsidy on Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS)...

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If Nigeria would be rescued from the pit of bad leadership, stakeholders must amend the faulty process through which public officials emerge.
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No fewer than 1.6 million Nigerians out of the 1.9 million living with the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus are on treatment. Director-General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA)...
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Lagos State Government, yesterday, rejected some of the conclusions reached by the Judicial Panel of Inquiry into last year’s #EndSARS protest...
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Cristiano Ronaldo has accused the France Football editor of lying after he said the Portuguese’s only ambition was to retire with more Ballons d’Or than Lionel Messi...

News

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has announced additional 105 infections as it detected three of the Omicron COVID-19 variant in the country.
10 mins ago
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami has called for a global approach towards tackling cybercrime.
16 mins ago
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says good agronomic practices by farmers will address the imminent rejection of Nigerian cocoa by the European Union beginning from 2022, due to continuous use of chemicals more than the original level.
20 mins ago
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has clarified its position in the case of the illegal recruitment raised in the establishment.
36 mins ago
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday departed Abuja to attend EXPO 2020 Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). EXPO 2020 Dubai, with the theme, "Connecting Minds, Creating the Future", creates the environment for Nigeria to join over 190 countries to forge true and meaningful partnerships "to build a better future for everyone.” The Expo will provide…
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday hosted his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, in the Presidential Villa Abuja.
1 hour ago
A US judge sentenced Emma Coronel Aispuro, wife of jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, to three years in prison Tuesday on charges of drug trafficking and money laundering.
3 hours ago
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has vowed to rid the nation’s schools of the kidnapping of students and teachers for ransom.
4 hours ago
An overloaded boat carrying dozens of passengers, mostly children aged eight to 15, capsized late on Tuesday in northwest Nigeria's Kano state, a rescue agency spokesman said. "We have recovered 29 bodies... and rescued seven passengers. The search for the remaining 13 bodies is ongoing," Saminu Abdullahi, spokesman for Kano state's fire service, told AFP…

Sports

10 hours ago
Teemu Pukki denied 10-man Newcastle a first win all season as Norwich earned a 1-1 draw at St James' Park on Tuesday, but wasted a huge chance to deepen the Magpies' relegation fears.
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The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), yesterday, held a prayer rally for peace, unity and unconditional release of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu from the Department of State Services
11 hours ago
Defendning champions of the annual Zenith Bank/Delta Principals’ Cup, College of Commerce, Warri, became the first team in the history of the competition since its return six years ago
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Organisers of the ongoing ‘Lagos 21’ scouting programme are confident they will discover new Okochas, Kanus, Ndidis and Ighalos to prove to Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr
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World basketball governing body, Federation of international Basketball Association (FIBA), has extended the deadline earlier given
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In recognition of his genuine commitment to sports development and industry, Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has been honoured with a merit award by the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria

Latest

NOW
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has announced additional 105 infections as it detected three of the Omicron COVID-19 variant in the country.
10 mins ago
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami has called for a global approach towards tackling cybercrime.
16 mins ago
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says good agronomic practices by farmers will address the imminent rejection of Nigerian cocoa by the European Union beginning from 2022, due to continuous use of chemicals more than the original level.
20 mins ago
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has clarified its position in the case of the illegal recruitment raised in the establishment.

Editorial

10 hours ago
The seemingly uncontrolled proliferation of military-like outfits in the country is worrisome, and may worsen the scourge of insecurity pervading Nigeria.

Features

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Nigeria's ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) sector has grown from less than 1% of GDP in 2001 to almost 10% of GDP today. Nigeria has also surpassed South Africa to emerge as a premier investment destination with 55 active tech hubs raising a total of US$ 94.9 million. The country is also Africa's biggest technology market and accounts for 26% of internet users in Africa, with 154.3 million internet users in December 2020. The tech sector's growth offers new possibilities for Nigeria's growing labour force in employment and entrepreneurship.

Editor's Pick

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Two months after the Nigeria Customs Service (NSC) took delivery of the Nuctech mobile scanners, the facilities are yet to be installed.
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Rivers STATE Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday, appeared before the state High Court in Port Harcourt, to testify in an N7 billion libel suit against THISDAY Newspaper.
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President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, vowed sanctions against those behind illegal recruitment into the public service, payroll padding and retention of ghost workers.
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The Federal Government, yesterday, reviewed travel protocol, with an additional Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test imposed on inbound travellers as part of measures to contain the new Omicron variant.

Columnists

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It is common knowledge that the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) recently rejected the Federal Government proposed N5, 000 for 40 million poor Nigerians when the subsidy
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On Friday, the 19th of November, 2021, and in furtherance of its self-imposed mandate as the ‘police’ of the whole world, the United States issued a declaration on removing Nigeria
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My acquaintance with pan-Africanism as a concept began when I became a political science undergraduate three and half decades ago.

Business

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Farmforte Agro & Allied Solutions Limited has unveiled a new Cashew Processing Facility in Benin city, Edo state. The facility was commissioned by the Governor of Edo state, His Excellency, Godwin Obaseki, on Saturday, November 27, 2021, in the presence of Senator Matthew Urhoghiye and other distinguished guests. This is a major milestone in line…
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With the Federal Government able to retain about $8 billion of the $20.4 billion spent on some projects by oil firms between 2016 and 2021 through local content development
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Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun has said that Nigeria and other members of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA), stand to gain immensely from the agreement

Guardian Life

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We had a sit down with up and fast rising star Luddy Dave who about to drop his debut EP on the 3rd of December is titled H.E.R (Her Ecstatic Royalty). We also chatted about his journey into the music industry and what to expect moving forward from him.  How did you come about the…
2 hours ago
Nigerian singer and songwriter Razaq Olanrewaju Jimoh going by the stage name Aro-z has made his music debut with the single BMT (Big Money Talk). On the New single BMT, he talks about the luxury life and how money influences things. The Lagos-raised singer whose love for music started at a young age began honing…
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Nigerian singer, Adekunle Gold, has announced that he will be dropping his new album next year. The ‘AG Baby’ hitmaker in an announcement posted on his official social media pages said the new album titled ‘Catch Me If You Can’ will be made available on February 4, 2022. This will be the fourth studio album…
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Ice Cream lovers, GET IN HERE!  Looks like we'll be eating good this "Detty December" as Kinglace makes its first entry into Lagos with its premium ice cream delights guaranteed to leave you wanting more.  Produced by Iceberry, Russia's oldest ice cream manufacturer and distributed by Wow Creamery, Kinglace is no stranger to the ice…

Guardian TV

7 hours ago
When Gambia's president Adama Barrow came to power in 2016, he promised to step down after three years. His decision to extend his term from three to five years - and seek another - has unsurprisingly divided the country. Edith Kimani meets young Gambians in the heat of the election campaign to hear from both sides.
7 hours ago
When Gambia's president Adama Barrow came to power in 2016, he promised to step down after three years. His decision to extend his term from three to five years - and seek another - has unsurprisingly divided the country. Edith Kimani meets young Gambians in the heat of the election campaign to hear from both sides.
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After 11 months it was closed to traffic, the Toyota-Murtala Mohammed Airport Road link bridge has opened to traffic. Repair works commenced on the damaged bridge after six months of closure and it was meant to open to traffic by the end of September but the government further delayed reopening to carry out additional work.
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Argentina's Lionel Messi won the Ballon d'Or award for the best player in the world for a record-stretching seventh time on Monday (November 29), beating Robert Lewandowski and Jorginho to lift soccer's most prestigious trophy yet again. The forward added to his 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2019 trophies after winning the Copa America for the first time with his country last July. Messi, who joined Paris St Germain on a free transfer from Barcelona during the close season after finishing as La Liga's top scorer with the Spanish club, collected 613 points, with Bayern Munich's Lewandowski, named best striker on Monday, getting 580.