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Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged other political parties to forge stronger coalition against what it described as misrule of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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The Guardian Publisher, Lady Maiden Alex-Ibru, yesterday, sought better synergy between the media and tourism sectors to enhance mutual benefits and economic growth.
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Again, gunmen yesterday invaded a Barakallahu community in Kaduna, killing a man identified as Imam Abubakar at the Fulani settlement in Igabi Local Council of Kaduna State, and also carted away several cows.
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A Human rights group, the Rule of Law and Accountability Advocacy Centre (RULAAC) has charged the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, to investigate alleged misconduct of some officers attached to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT Police Command, Abuja, led by Sunday Agboji.
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The Federal Government, yesterday, condemned the killing of two policemen in Ebonyi State, saying those responsible for the killings, recorded their dastardly act and circulated it, would soon be apprehended and prosecuted.
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Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said the present administration will not leave any stone unturned in efforts to transform the sector for the benefit of Nigerian citizens.
Breaking News:
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) said, yesterday, that the Omicron coronavirus variant carried a very high risk of infection as more countries closed borders, casting a shadow over economic recovery from the two-year pandemic.
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The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) deepened, yesterday, following the emergence of a factional Caretaker Committee of the party led by Prince Mustapha Audu and the purported disbandment of the Governor Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker...
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Nigeria and other African countries sealed trade-related investment deals worth $42.1 billion at the recently concluded second Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF 2021) held in Durban, South Africa.
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Former Super Eagles midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju, is worried over the growing number of Super Eagles players with injury barely six weeks to the kick off of the 2022 Africa Nations Cup in Cameroun.
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The National Information and Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) have forged an alliance that could enable Nigeria to benefit...

News

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The rights group, Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), has said security agencies killed 13,241 Nigerians since 2011, noting that extrajudicial killings by state actors has become the primary cause of death in the country.
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The authorities have confirmed death of nine inmates in the ensuing gun duel between security agencies and gunmen that invaded the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Jos on Sunday. Six prisoners sustained major injuries with 252 others currently at large.
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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).
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Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has asked Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammad Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, to cover his face in shame for talking down on innocent...
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A Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday heard how N1.5 billion was allegedly diverted from the National Maritime Administration Safety Agency (NIMASA) between 2013 and 2015 during the tenure of the agency’s then Director-General, Patrick Akpobolokemi.
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Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, yesterday, called on Urhobo people of Delta Central District to be strategic and resist attempts to shortchange them in the rotation plan for Delta State governorship position.
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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, will be the special guest of honour at the end-of-year parley of South-South indigenes resident in the state on Thursday, December 9, 2021, according to a statement by Cross River, Rivers, Edo, Delta, Akwa Ibom and Bayelsa (CREDAB) Peoples Association Lagos State Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Hon. Sam Egube,…
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Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has urged Nigerian journalists to be socially responsible even as he lauded The Guardian’s flagship role in changing the nation’s media narrative.
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Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, yesterday, canvassed advanced training on collection of evidence, analysis and storage for prosecutors and investigators of sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) to strengthen such cases in court.

Sports

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Ismael Sadjo posted a blistering 29mins, 45secs to win the 2021 Warri/Effurun Peace Marathon concluded in Warri, Delta State, at the weekend.
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Rilwan Akanbi, Bose Odusanya, Mathew Kuti, Joy Emmanuel, Tijani Rasak and Aisha Rabiu triumphed in the finals of the Closed Tournament Table Tennis Championship held in Lagos, at the weekend.
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Winnner of the 60th yearly FirstBank Lagos Amateur Open Golf Championship, Aminu Kadir, has declared his ambition of becoming one of the leading golfers in Nigeria. Kadir, just like Njoroge in 2019, is already eyeing a move to the professional cadre.
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The Russian duo of Andrey Rublev and Aslan Karatsev fought back from one set down to beat Marcel Granollers and Feliciano Lopez 4-6 6-2 6-4 in front of their home crowd at the Madrid Arena securing a spot in the quarter final...
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Super Falcons Head Coach Randy Waldrum has commended the Nigeria Football Federation for its continued total support for the team as they are set to round off a 9-day training camp in the Federal Capital, Abuja.
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The final of the 2021 Principals Cup Football competition holds today at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, with defending champions, College of Commerce, Warri, out to emerge the first team to win the tournament back-to-back.

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Ari Lennox | E R&B singer Ari Lennox was arrested at Amsterdam Schiphol airport on Monday following a "racial profiling" incident.  The singer shared on social media that she has a run-in with authorities in the Netherlands.  "I'm being arrested in Amsterdam for reacting to a woman racially profiling me," Lennox wrote on Twitter on…
4 hours ago
Nigeria and other African countries sealed trade-related investment deals worth $42.1 billion at the recently concluded second Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF 2021) held in Durban, South Africa.
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Notwithstanding the rattle by the newest variant of COVID-19, Omicron, which has raised fresh uncertainty, data and economists see near-term stability in the foreign exchange market.
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Transactions on the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) reopened on a downward note yesterday, occasioned by losses in many blue-chip stocks, causing market capitalisation to slump by N20 billion.

Editorial

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The Lagos State Government can do a lot more than it is presently doing to harness the state’s resources with a view to improving the conditions of living of people in the state. Nevertheless, it is undeniable, and indeed overdue...

Features

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The importance of member states depositing a declaration under Article 34(6) of the protocol establishing African Court on Human and People’s Rights, dominated discussions at the recently concluded...

Editor's Pick

5 hours ago
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).
5 hours ago
The authorities have confirmed death of nine inmates in the ensuing gun duel between security agencies and gunmen that invaded the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Jos on Sunday. Six prisoners sustained major injuries with 252 others currently at large.
5 hours ago
The rights group, Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), has said security agencies killed 13,241 Nigerians since 2011, noting that extrajudicial killings by state actors has become the primary cause of death in the country.
5 hours ago
A Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday heard how N1.5 billion was allegedly diverted from the National Maritime Administration Safety Agency (NIMASA) between 2013 and 2015 during the tenure of the agency’s then Director-General, Patrick Akpobolokemi.

Columnists

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Surprisingly but truly, it is becoming rare nowadays to find any offspring of practising or retired bankers who wittingly opt to step into the shoes of their banker-parents.
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The Holy Bible provides profound and inspiring admonitions, injunctions and unfailing principles on the power of giving out to the needy, by those who have the economic, material and financial resources to so do.
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For three days last week there was a well-attended Festschrift conference in Abuja in honour of General Abdulsalami Abubakar, Nigeria’s former Head of State who handed over power to an elected civilian government on May 29, 1999.

Business

4 hours ago
Notwithstanding the rattle by the newest variant of COVID-19, Omicron, which has raised fresh uncertainty, data and economists see near-term stability in the foreign exchange market.
4 hours ago
Transactions on the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) reopened on a downward note yesterday, occasioned by losses in many blue-chip stocks, causing market capitalisation to slump by N20 billion.
5 hours ago
The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has urged the Bank of Industry (BoI), to partner with the state to move farmers from subsistence farming to commercial and agro-processing levels.

Guardian Life

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Ari Lennox | E R&B singer Ari Lennox was arrested at Amsterdam Schiphol airport on Monday following a "racial profiling" incident.  The singer shared on social media that she has a run-in with authorities in the Netherlands.  "I'm being arrested in Amsterdam for reacting to a woman racially profiling me," Lennox wrote on Twitter on…
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Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey has revealed that he would not run for governor of Texas "at this moment" on Sunday. This revelation comes months after speculation that he would leap into politics. In a video posted online, McConaughey said, "As a simple kid born in the little town of Uvalde, Texas, it never occurred to…
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The holiday season is around the corner, and outdoor activities are about to hit the roof. Netflix and Chills might not be an ideal option for hangouts all the time, especially during the holidays. Yet, it is without a doubt that outdoor activities in Lagos can put a hole in your pocket; you end up…
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American actress Lindsay Lohan took to Instagram on Sunday morning to announce her engagement to her boyfriend of two years, Bader Shammas, in a series of cuddly Instagram photos. Taking to her Instagram, Lohan shared photos of her and her fiancé, tagging Shammas and adding a diamond ring emoji with the caption "My love. My…

Guardian TV

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While most people stayed at home as the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged New York, Ghanaian national Paul Ninson sifted through storage containers and struggling bookshops in order to build what he says has become the world's largest collection of African photography books. His collection now consists of more than 30,000 books. He plans to bring them back to Ghana and open a photography museum with help from a crowdfunding campaign that raised more than a million dollars in two days.
21 mins ago
While most people stayed at home as the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged New York, Ghanaian national Paul Ninson sifted through storage containers and struggling bookshops in order to build what he says has become the world's largest collection of African photography books. His collection now consists of more than 30,000 books. He plans to bring them back to Ghana and open a photography museum with help from a crowdfunding campaign that raised more than a million dollars in two days.
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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.
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