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3 days ago
Residents of Dutse, the Jigawa State capital are groaning over acute water scarcity, which has paralysed activities in the state.
3 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
3 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
3 days ago
Pathology and forensic scientists have cautioned medical laboratory scientists against disclosing the status of Human Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
3 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.
3 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
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...

1 day 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)
1 day 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 day 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 day 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...

News

1 day ago
When Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin meet virtually on Tuesday the two presidents will have to negotiate a history of mutual suspicion as they take up the urgent issue of a major Russian military buildup on the Ukraine border.
1 day ago
Pope Francis on Sunday returned to the island of Lesbos, the migration flashpoint he first visited in 2016, calling the neglect of migrants the "shipwreck of civilisation".
1 day ago
A US congressman is under fire for posting a picture of his family smiling and holding guns in front of a Christmas tree days after a deadly school shooting rocked the country.
1 day ago
Ralf Rangnick's reign at Manchester United got off to a winning start thanks to a stunning strike from the much-maligned Fred to beat Crystal Palace 1-0 at Old Trafford on Sunday.
1 day ago
Myanmar soldiers wounded at least three people after ramming a car into a peaceful anti-coup rally in Yangon, eyewitnesses said Sunday.
1 day ago
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a 44-year-old father of three, Gabriel Anthony, for ingesting 96 pellets of cocaine, which he excreted while in the custody of the agency.
1 day ago
The Osun Police Command, on Sunday, said it has arrested a Police Sergeant suspected of shooting to death a driver at Kobogbogboe/Ota-efun Area of Osogbo on Friday.
1 day ago
A trial will begin on Monday in Madagascar for 21 people accused of planning a coup d'etat, including two French men and their wives.
1 day ago
A 72-year-old man and five undergraduate students are some of the suspects the NDLEA arrested in a week-long operation to seize hard drugs and arrest offenders.

Sports

1 day ago
Borussia Dortmund star Jude Bellingham risks being punished by the German Football Federation after claiming costly decisions by the referee in Saturday's 3-2 defeat by Bayern Munich were to be expected given he was implicated in the worst match-fixing scandal in German history.
1 day 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.
1 day 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.
1 day 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.
1 day 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 day 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

25 mins ago
The Chairman, Zylus Group International, a property comperty, Dr. Oluwatosin Olatujoye, has canvassed flexible payment policy in addressing housing deficit and ensuring affordable housing in the country.
47 mins ago
A lecturer at the University of Lagos, Dr. Basirat Oyalowo, has identified participative co-production as the key to successful urban regeneration in the country.
1 day ago
When Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin meet virtually on Tuesday the two presidents will have to negotiate a history of mutual suspicion as they take up the urgent issue of a major Russian military buildup on the Ukraine border.
1 day ago
Pope Francis on Sunday returned to the island of Lesbos, the migration flashpoint he first visited in 2016, calling the neglect of migrants the "shipwreck of civilisation".

Editorial

1 day 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 day 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 day 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 day 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 day 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 day 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 day ago
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Apapa Area Command, has generated a total of N89 billion as revenue for November 2021.
1 day 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
Being in love is a beautiful and an indescribable feeling. You meet someone for the first time and you desire to know more and spend quality time with the person; you learn the things the person loves, become friends with their friends and develop some changes in character. Most times, we ignore our wants and…
1 day ago
With the just concluded Ballon d’Or football, fanatics were brought under one umbrella to celebrate the achievements of compatriots. Messi had a spotlight grinning with sheer joy as he fervently clinched unto his shiny gold inspired football award for “Best Footballer Of The Year” for the 7th time. It suffices to say success does not…
1 day ago
Seyi Shay’s new album titled “Big Girl” is nothing short of energetic. The album which is a metaphor for the growth that women have to pass through to become who they are is reflective of the artist. In this interview with Guardian Life, she talks about the album’s authenticity, her philanthropic activities, and her role…
1 day ago
For a generation obsessed with showing minimal emotions in romantic relationships, you’d be surprised that majority of the population are infatuated with the idea of finding love and being somebody’s everything. The only problem is that most people aren’t witty enough to charm their way into the hearts of their love interests using words or…

Guardian TV

1 day ago
The winner of the prestigious 2021 Prix Goncourt award, young Senegalese writer Mohamed Mbougar Sarr tells DW about the future he envisions for Africa.
1 day ago
The winner of the prestigious 2021 Prix Goncourt award, young Senegalese writer Mohamed Mbougar Sarr tells DW about the future he envisions for Africa.
1 day ago
'We don't think Syria is in any way a safe place,' says UNHCR spokesman After a Syrian journalist was arrested in Jordan this month some media freedom advocates linked the case to a recent thaw in Jordan-Syria relations, suggesting Syria had asked Jordan to silence opposition voices.
1 day ago
This year's World AIDS Day puts the spotlight on ongoing inequalities in the fight against HIV, the virus that impacts some 38 million people worldwide. Dr. Alexandra Calmy, the head of the HIV/AIDS Unit of Geneva University Hospitals, says the inequalities surrounding HIV/AIDS are much like those witnessed during the Covid-19 pandemic, with access to treatments and prevention spread unevenly across the world's population. Forty years after the first case of HIV was detected, stigmatisation also remains a major obstacle to eradicating the virus. Dr. Calmy's message for anyone worried they might have HIV is "don't be afraid of yourself".