Friday, 3rd December 2021
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In the News:
4 hours ago
Residents of Dutse, the Jigawa State capital are groaning over acute water scarcity, which has paralysed activities in the state.
4 hours 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
4 hours 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
4 hours ago
Pathology and forensic scientists have cautioned medical laboratory scientists against disclosing the status of Human Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
4 hours 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.
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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:
3 hours ago
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world today to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), the over 31 million community of Persons Living With Disabilities...

3 hours ago
World leaders must go beyond “grand gestures” to feed the 45 million people around the world who are on the brink of famine, 120 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have warned...
4 hours ago
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, re-arraigned former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, and his company, Spotless Limited, before a Federal High Court, Lagos...
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Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court Abuja, yesterday, rescheduled the trial of detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, from January 19, 2022, to January 18, 2022.
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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says it has not received any application from former Super Eagles coach, Johannes Bonfrere, despite media reports that he has formally applied...

News

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The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), yesterday, advised the country to prepare for possibly fresh and deadlier Lassa fever, Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and COVID-19 outbreaks.
4 hours ago
Eminent Nigerians have warned that the Federal Government has failed to learn from October 20, 2020 EndSARS protest.
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The Senate has refused a N323 million productivity allowance for staff of National Agency For Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) without approval from the National Salaries,
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President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, transmitted Finance Bill, 2021 to the House of Representatives to enhance implementation of the 2022 appropriation bill.
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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, constituted the Edo State Private Property Protection Law 2021 Implementation Committee, with Hon. Justice Alero Edodo-Eruaga (rtd) as chairman.
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The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has approved the opening of Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport for commercial operations with effect from yesterday.
4 hours ago
All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders have faulted the decision to expel the head of the party’s factional national caretaker committee, Prince Mustapha Audu.
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Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma, yesterday, commended elder statesman, Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, for his contributions to nation-building, describing him as an icon of engineering
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France has reported its first two cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant. The country’s health body in a statement, yesterday, said an Omicron case was detected in a person

Sports

4 hours ago
Over 100 players are expected to vie for honours at the sixth Lakowe Lakes Championship, which holds this weekend at the country’s most prestigious golf club, Lakowe Lakes Golf and Country Club, Lagos.
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As fears for the safety of Chinese players, Peng Shuai continues, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has suspended all tournaments in China with immediate effect.
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After two days of action, para events will, today, take centre stage at the 53rd Asoju Oba Molade Okoya-Thomas Cup held at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium.
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As part of its efforts to create awareness on cancer, Ibadan Golf Club (IGC) has concluded plans to host the fourth Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament on December 10 and 11.
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Dortmund against Bayern or Haaland against Robert Lewandowski. This is the topmost fixture in Europe this weekend as Der Klassiker, the biggest fiesta in German football holds tomorrow.
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World basketball governing body, Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) has declared that it will not accept any amendment to the 2019 NBBF constitution.

Latest

3 hours ago
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world today to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), the over 31 million community of Persons Living With Disabilities...
3 hours ago
World leaders must go beyond “grand gestures” to feed the 45 million people around the world who are on the brink of famine, 120 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have warned...
4 hours ago
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, re-arraigned former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, and his company, Spotless Limited, before a Federal High Court, Lagos...
4 hours ago
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says it has not received any application from former Super Eagles coach, Johannes Bonfrere, despite media reports that he has formally applied...

Editorial

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The Customs and Excise Department, no doubt is significant in implementing government’s export and import policies; and thereby generating revenue for the Federal Government

Features

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The Lagos State government has made vehicle inspection a mandatory condition for issuance of roadworthiness certificates, beginning from January 1, 2022.

Editor's Pick

4 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, transmitted Finance Bill, 2021 to the House of Representatives to enhance implementation of the 2022 appropriation bill.
4 hours ago
The Senate has refused a N323 million productivity allowance for staff of National Agency For Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) without approval from the National Salaries,
4 hours ago
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), yesterday, advised the country to prepare for possibly fresh and deadlier Lassa fever, Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and COVID-19 outbreaks.
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In about two days from now, precisely December 5, it will be exactly six months since the Federal Government banned Twitter operations in Nigeria.

Columnists

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The girl-child has continued to be at the receiving end when it comes to discrimination in society, as this unfortunate development prevents her from attaining her full potentials in life.
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In this final analysis of ways to build sustainable, healthier, more equitable food supply systems, we examine solutions put forward by experts of the World Economic Forum
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As I write this, I look forward to the day, the beautiful day, the historic day and historic time and historic prospect which we shall hail with fitness and firm firmness

Business

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The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has said the emergence of financial technologies (fintech) has brought new challenges
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Global airlines have expressed worry over fresh impositions of travel bans and flight restrictions as governments race to prevent the spread of COVID-19 Omicron variant.
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The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) extended bearish sentiments to four consecutive sessions, as virtually all the blue-chip stocks depreciated in price yesterday

Guardian Life

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Streaming giant Netflix will release the final five episodes of its Spanish hit series Money Heist on Friday. Created by Spain's private Antena 3 network, the thriller about a gang of thieves and their elaborate heists fast became Netflix's most-watched series not in English after the platform picked up the show in December 2017. The robber characters…
1 day ago
With global dancefloors being ignited by the scintillating log-drums of Amapiano, Nigerian-Canadian superstar, Tome, has joined the league of singers decorating their discographies with the groovy rhythm. With her new song dubbed, Wait, set to drop tomorrow, the ember soirees are set to be enchanted with more African rhythms. For Tome, who has had quite an interesting…
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The Experience, an all-night gospel music concert hosted by Pastor Paul Adefarasin, The Metropolitan Senior Pastor of the House on The Rock Churches, holds on Friday, December 3.
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Christmas time in Nigeria is a joy to experience, with not to be missed festive events dotting everyone’s calendar. This year Netflix and Kunle Afolayan will give Nigerians even more to enjoy! Following the announcement of Netflix’s first Nigerian Christmas film – A Naija Christmas; produced and directed by Kunle Afolayan, the global streaming giant…

Guardian TV

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This week, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey announced he was stepping down as CEO, and named Parag Agrawal, the company's chief technology officer, as his replacement.⁣ ⁣ Agrawal has played a key role in driving the "re-acceleration" of Twitter's growth and helped oversee its fledgling cryptocurrency initiatives and machine learning efforts, a possible nod to why the Indian-American may have been the top choice for the CEO position.⁣ ⁣
46 mins ago
This week, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey announced he was stepping down as CEO, and named Parag Agrawal, the company's chief technology officer, as his replacement.⁣ ⁣ Agrawal has played a key role in driving the "re-acceleration" of Twitter's growth and helped oversee its fledgling cryptocurrency initiatives and machine learning efforts, a possible nod to why the Indian-American may have been the top choice for the CEO position.⁣ ⁣
1 day ago
Fighting continues in Ethiopia, where rebel groups are advancing on the capital Addis Ababa. While much has been said about the northern front, where the army is at war with the Tigray Defense Forces (TDF), another armed group – allied to Tigrayans – is fighting from the south and west of the country. The Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) now controls a large swathe of territory. Together, the TDF and OLA plan to topple the government and take over the capital. The government accuses these rebel groups of committing crimes against civilians, including several massacres. Our regional correspondent reports.
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Every morning in the Rwandan capital Kigali, long queues appear outside milk bars, where people come to socialise and unwind over large pints of ikivuguto, a fermented milk mixed with honey. Milk drinking became engrained in the country's culture as the result of a government policy initiated after the 1994 genocide to revive the economy and fight malnutrition. In 2006, the government set up the Girinka programme, in a bid to ensure that even the poorest families were able to afford a cow.