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In the News:
1 day 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.
1 day 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
1 day ago
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
1 day ago
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has confiscated and destroyed Tramadol worth about N2 trillion and substandard medicines valued
1 day ago
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
1 day 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)...
1 day ago
Lagos State Government, yesterday, rejected some of the conclusions reached by the Judicial Panel of Inquiry into last year’s #EndSARS protest...
1 day ago
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

37 mins ago
The Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Lagos State, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), yesterday, explained that many contradictions in the report of the state’s judicial panel on police brutality made the findings of the panel unreliable...
47 mins ago
The death toll in Tuesday’s unfortunate boat mishap in Kano State has risen to 29 with victims including children and women travelling for a religious event.
48 mins ago
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of Christians by terrorists in Zamfara State before they resort to self-defence.
51 mins ago
Before now, the Lagos State Government established mechanic villages around the metropolis to guard against indiscriminate siting of workshops along the streets, open spaces and roadsides.
51 mins ago
President Muhammadu Buhari and his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, have reviewed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) between both nations.
52 mins ago
At three months, Neri Joseph Chukwuemeka, son of Mrs. Christy Joseph, a broadcast journalist and Deputy Director at Voice of Nigeria was discovered to have aortic stenosis.
52 mins ago
A group, ABS Contact and Advocacy Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, met with the working committee of the Benue State chapter, urging party faithful to ensure former Senate President, Bukola Saraki...
53 mins ago
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has charged the media to exert pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the amended Electoral Act.
54 mins ago
Ogun State Police Command has arrested a serial ritual killer syndicate, who reportedly killed and dismembered one Sunday Okosun at Agbara village, in Mawuko area of Abeokuta, the state capital.

Sports

47 mins ago
Former Coach of Super Falcons, Godwin Izilien, has described Chiamaka Nnadozie’s ranking as the world’s seventh best woman goalkeeper as a clear indication that Nigeria has abundant talented female footballers at the grassroots waiting to be discovered.
51 mins ago
Rivers United of Port Harcourt has raised the alarm over an alleged death threat on the players and officials by fans of Egyptian club, Al Masry, who are hosting the Nigerian club in the CAF Confederation Cup this weekend.
59 mins ago
Nigeria’s top seeded players, former world champion, Wellington Jighere and the country’s current number one player, Eta Karo, have confirmed their rating as top contenders in the inaugural 2021 Virtual World English...
59 mins ago
National Cruiserweight title contender, Abiodun ‘Infiniti’ Affini, has vowed never to lose again in front of his wife and children in the December 24 Christmas cracker GOtv Boxing Night 24 against Michael ‘Emirate’ Godwin in Lagos.
1 hour ago
Former Super Eagles’ Coach, Bonfrere Jo, has formally applied to return to the national team job currently held by German, Gernot Rohr.
1 hour ago
President of the Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF), Ifedayo Akindoju, has declared his intention to host ITF World Tennis Tour J3 tournaments to accelerate players’ points earnings.

Latest

37 mins ago
The Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Lagos State, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), yesterday, explained that many contradictions in the report of the state’s judicial panel on police brutality made the findings of the panel unreliable...
42 mins ago
Despite the gradual transition to renewable energy, African countries have been warned of the impending economic challenges that may arise from the urgency in decommissioning fossil fuels by 2050.
45 mins ago
It is not getting any better. The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State appears to have bitten more than it can chew and there is therefore, no peace in the party.
46 mins ago
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has accused states of not remitting their unions’ check-off dues deducted from workers’ salaries monthly.

Editorial

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The consequences of the skewed nature of the Nigerian state are boundless. One fundamental area in this regard is the undermining if not ossification of indigenous languages, especially that of the minorities.

Features

47 mins ago
He did it. Standing tall on the podium regaled in his graduation gown and beaming with a smile that can make the world pause for a reflection, Akindele Daniel Davies was a testament of ingenuity and brilliance.

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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Last week, I presented a paper at the Webinar organized by Rule of Law and Development Foundation, which is a national discourse being promoted by the former President of the Nigerian Bar Association...
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Energy access is a key driver of economic growth and development. Industrialisation and anthropogenic activities constantly increase the demand for energy production which in turn has caused the rapid depletion of our conventional energy resources[1].
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There is something truly amazing about Chief Bisi Akande, the son of a palm-wine tapper who became a qualified accountant at 22.

Business

42 mins ago
Despite the gradual transition to renewable energy, African countries have been warned of the impending economic challenges that may arise from the urgency in decommissioning fossil fuels by 2050.
51 mins ago
Following losses suffered by many blue-chip stocks, especially MTN Nigeria and African Prudential, the Nigerian equities market resumed trading for the month of December on a negative note yesterday, as market capitalisation declined by N410 billion.
52 mins ago
Although the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) is expected to unlock gas potential in Nigeria, especially the current 206 trillion standard cubic feet proven reserves, stakeholders yesterday said the goals might remain elusive.

Guardian Life

1 day ago
Get in on the Festive Cheer! December  is packed with titles that will have you enjoying the festivities with so much movie options to binge on, from  A Naija Christmas, the story of a mother's Christmas wish and the grand prize that comes with it which sets off a fierce competition between her sons, to…
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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…
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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…

Guardian TV

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday hosted his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, in the Presidential Villa Abuja.⁣ ⁣The South African President who is accompanied by a delegation of ministers and business leaders is on a state visit expected to reinforce South Africa’s bilateral relations with Nigeria as well as strengthen partnerships directed at African development and cooperation in multilateral forums.⁣
1 day ago
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday hosted his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, in the Presidential Villa Abuja.⁣ ⁣The South African President who is accompanied by a delegation of ministers and business leaders is on a state visit expected to reinforce South Africa’s bilateral relations with Nigeria as well as strengthen partnerships directed at African development and cooperation in multilateral forums.⁣
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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.
2 days ago
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.