Thursday, 2nd December 2021
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17 hours ago
For you to appreciate this committee, you must attend some of our sessions to see how busy we are and understand how some of these things are being taken care of, in terms of examination and investigations.
17 hours ago
The work is concluded and we have presented it at the World Ophthalmology Conference. The only thing with Nigerians is that we prefer orthodox medicine to the traditional ones.
17 hours 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.
17 hours 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.
17 hours ago
Nigeria is not static and I used to tell a lot of people that the rest of the world cannot leave us behind for a long time.
17 hours ago
Global connections of the Fifth-Generation (5G) network are expected to hit 660 million, which is two thirds of a billion worldwide by December 31.
Breaking News:
17 hours ago
Following the enforcement of the vaccine mandate for Federal Government workers, yesterday, civil servants in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) thronged the various vaccination sites to receive their first jab of the COVID-19 vaccine.

17 hours 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.
17 hours 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.
17 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari and his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, have reviewed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) between both nations.
17 hours 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...

News

1 hour ago
The Court of Appeal, sitting in Ibadan, on Thursday, discharged and acquitted a former Governor of Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala
2 hours ago
Omicron is fueling a steep surge in infections in South Africa but relatively few people are being hospitalised, experts said Thursday, as patients so far reported mild symptoms.
3 hours ago
A court in southern Libya on Thursday reinstated Seif al-Islam Kadhafi, son of slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi, as a candidate in next month's presidential election, Libyan media reported.
4 hours ago
Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court has fixed Dec. 15 to rule on the admissibility of the confessional statement of Nollywood actor Olanrewaju James, who is facing allegations
4 hours ago
Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Thursday said he would not impose any governorship aspirant of his choice on the people of Rivers come 2023.
6 hours ago
The IMF on Thursday urged advanced economies in the G20 to extend and improve its debt relief initiative, warning that many countries face a dire crisis without the help.
6 hours ago
Gambians will go to the polls to pick a president on Saturday, in the first election in the poor West African country since ex-dictator Yahya Jammeh fled into exile.
6 hours ago
India announced its first two cases of the highly infectious Omicron Covid variant on Thursday, months after a devastating wave of the virus killed more than 200,000 people around the country.
6 hours ago
Germany will impose sweeping curbs on people not vaccinated against Covid-19 to combat the latest surge in cases, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday after meeting regional leaders.

Sports

6 hours ago
Everton owner Farhad Moshiri says Rafael Benitez will be given time to turn things around after a heavy defeat against neighbours Liverpool intensified pressure on the Spanish manager.
6 hours ago
Christian Eriksen took part in his first training session since an on-pitch heart-attack while playing for Denmark at the Euros, Danish media reported on Thursday.
7 hours ago
Ralph Rangnick has been granted a work permit to start his stint as Manchester United interim manager, the Premier League club announced on Thursday.
9 hours ago
The International Olympic Committee said Thursday it had held a second video conference call with Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, who has accused a former Communist Party leader of sexual assault.
9 hours ago
Antonio Conte says getting troubled Tottenham back on track will be the biggest challenge of his glittering managerial career.
9 hours ago
Michael Carrick believes Cristiano Ronaldo will flourish in the intense pressing system preferred by Manchester United interim manager's Ralf Rangnick.

Latest

1 hour ago
The Court of Appeal, sitting in Ibadan, on Thursday, discharged and acquitted a former Governor of Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala
2 hours ago
Omicron is fueling a steep surge in infections in South Africa but relatively few people are being hospitalised, experts said Thursday, as patients so far reported mild symptoms.
3 hours ago
A court in southern Libya on Thursday reinstated Seif al-Islam Kadhafi, son of slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi, as a candidate in next month's presidential election, Libyan media reported.
4 hours ago
Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court has fixed Dec. 15 to rule on the admissibility of the confessional statement of Nollywood actor Olanrewaju James, who is facing allegations

Editorial

18 hours ago
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

17 hours 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

17 hours 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.
17 hours 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.
17 hours ago
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has accused states of not remitting their unions’ check-off dues deducted from workers’ salaries monthly.
17 hours ago
The Senate, yesterday, urged the Presidency to take over and resuscitate the largest ship in the fleet of the Nigerian Navy, NNS Aradu.

Columnists

18 hours ago
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...
18 hours ago
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].
18 hours ago
There is something truly amazing about Chief Bisi Akande, the son of a palm-wine tapper who became a qualified accountant at 22.

Business

7 hours ago
Emirates Thursday announced resumption of direct flights between Dubai and Nigeria after months of suspension. Flights will resume on December 5, Emirates said in a statement. Although antigen tests are no longer compulsory for passengers heading to Dubai from Nigeria, Covid-19 PCR tests are, however, mandatory for all inbound passengers arriving to Dubai. "Travellers coming…
17 hours 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.
17 hours ago
The International Monetary Fund (IMF), yesterday, expressed concern over rising sovereign domestic debt, which is said to have hit 50 per cent of total public debt stock at the end of last year.

Guardian Life

5 hours ago
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…
6 hours 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…
9 hours ago
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.
10 hours ago
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

9 hours 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.
9 hours 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.
15 hours ago
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.
1 day ago
The 17th edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) took place last weekend in Lagos with the GDN Studios-produced Nigerian feature film Eyimofe (This is my Desire) clinching five awards alongside the Franco-Somali feature film The Gravedigger’s Wife. Guardian TV was there to capture the mood at Africa’s biggest film award ceremony.