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16 hours ago
Coalition of Civil Society Groups for Transparency and Good Governance (CCSGTGG) has called for the resignation of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Olukayode Ariwoola, over his comment on the group of five Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors, known as G5.
16 hours ago
Two Nigerians, Joy Ezeilo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), and Ibijoke Faborode, co-founder of ElectHER, a Non-Governmental Organisation addressing female under-representation in politics across Africa, have been listed among the BBC’s 2022 list of 100 world inspiring and influential women. BBC announced this in a statement on Tuesday. The BBC’s list of 100 women…
17 hours ago
Sultan of Sokoto and President of the Supreme Council on Islamic Affairs, Sultan Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III and the President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Archbishop Daniel Okoh, have called on Independent National Electoral Commission ...
17 hours ago
The ongoing construction of a new correctional facility in Karshi, Abuja Municipal Area Council, has become entangled in a land dispute between the Federal Government and a quarry company, Nino Corporation Ltd.
17 hours ago
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, arraigned a businessman, Bernard Okechukwu Nzenwa, alongside his company, Omega Maritime and Energy Limited ,before a Special Offences Court, Ikeja, Lagos.
18 hours ago
CBN said the circular is in line with the cashless policy of the apex bank.The circular directed all deposit money banks and other financial institutions to note and comply with a number of directives.
8 hours ago
Time magazine named President Volodymyr Zelensky as well as "the spirit of Ukraine" as its 2022 person of the year on Wednesday, for the resistance the country has shown in the face of Russia's invasion.
8 hours ago
The Senate has threatened to cut down the budgetary allocation of over 100 if they fail to appear before the Auditor General for the Federation.
NNPC
4 hours ago
Ejigbo Satellite Depot of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has urged the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd. (NNPCL) to give same window given to Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) to buy fuel at regulated depot price of N148.17 per litre.
4 hours ago
The National Universities Commission (NUC), says it has no influence over the selection of vice-chancellors for the nation's tertiary institutions.
4 hours ago
A fire outbreak has reportedly razed property worth millions of Naira at Wimpey -Eliopranwo link road in Obio Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. According to some eyewitnesses, the fire started as a result of an electrical surge from one of the rooms in the compound. However, one of the victims of the fire…

News

5 hours ago
In a bid to ensure the wellbeing of the citizenry, the House of Representatives has directed the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources to ascertain the availability of hydro-carbon in commercial quantity in Bida
5 hours ago
A socio-cultural group known as Kwande United People Organisation, (KWUPO) has appealed to the present administration under President Muhammadu Buhari to fulfil its promise of converting the proposed Federal Polytechnic Adikpo, in Kwande local government area of Benue state into a mega skill acquisition centre.
5 hours ago
... says Nigeria spends over N75 millions to trains consultant Stakeholders at the 2022 Medical Education Summit of Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), on Tuesday, called for the review of the medical education curriculum in Nigerian universities. The stakeholder said the federal government spent a total sum of 75 million naira to…
5 hours ago
The New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) has insisted that its presidential candidate, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, won't step down for his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart, Atiku Abubakar, in next year’s general election.
5 hours ago
Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno on Wednesday presented N234.8 billion budget for 2023 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly.
5 hours ago
Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Sharon Ikeazor, has lamented the escalating violence against women in the political arena as the country prepares to hold elections next year.
7 hours ago
Thousands of PDP supporters trooped into the Nelson Mandela Freedom Park in Osogbo on Wednesday as the party's presidential campaign landed in Osun State. The people of Osun, who are still in a celebratory mood following the recent inauguration of Senator Ademola Adeleke as their governor, trooped out en masse to receive the PDP presidential…
7 hours ago
Ahead of the 2023 poll, a coalition of civil societies of Nigeria (CCSN) says it was incumbent on the judiciary to be impartial to safeguard democratic rule in the country.
7 hours ago
The Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Maj Gen Barry Tariye Ndiomu (rtd) has solicited the support of the Police high command in the recruitment of ex-agitators to its rank and file and officers' Corp.

Sports

7 hours ago
Luka Modric said before arriving in Qatar that this World Cup would likely be his last major tournament and he has again orchestrated another deep run for Croatia.
10 hours ago
Belgium star Eden Hazard announced his retirement from international football on Wednesday, days after the team crashed out of the World Cup in the group stage.
12 hours ago
Cristiano Ronaldo first found himself unloved and unwanted by Manchester United. Now the unthinkable has happened -- he has been dumped by Portugal.
18 hours ago
Goncalo Ramos justified the shock decision to drop Cristiano Ronaldo by scoring a hat-trick on his full debut as Portugal demolished Switzerland 6-1 on Tuesday to power into the World Cup quarter-finals.
18 hours ago
Team Delta has raised the alarm over an attempt by some individuals to scuttle the cordial relationship between the athletes and the state government at the ongoing 21st National Sports Festival, tagged Delta 2022.
19 hours ago
Tragedy struck at the ongoing Delta 2022 National Sports Festival, yesterday, when Imo State boxer, Chucks Igboarugo, who was earlier knocked out in their 86kg bout by Prince Gaby Amagor of Delta State, slumped and died before getting to a medical centre in Asaba. Following the knockout loss to Amagor, Igboarugo tried to walk out…

Latest

4 hours ago
Ejigbo Satellite Depot of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has urged the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd. (NNPCL) to give same window given to Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) to buy fuel at regulated depot price of N148.17 per litre.
4 hours ago
The National Universities Commission (NUC), says it has no influence over the selection of vice-chancellors for the nation's tertiary institutions.
4 hours ago
A fire outbreak has reportedly razed property worth millions of Naira at Wimpey -Eliopranwo link road in Obio Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. According to some eyewitnesses, the fire started as a result of an electrical surge from one of the rooms in the compound. However, one of the victims of the fire…
5 hours ago
In a bid to ensure the wellbeing of the citizenry, the House of Representatives has directed the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources to ascertain the availability of hydro-carbon in commercial quantity in Bida

Editorial

18 hours ago
Since swearing in of Governor Biodun Oyebanji in Ekiti, the State House of Assembly has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Internecine power tussle among the so-called lawmakers, brigandage, allegations of assassination attempts and arson all demonstrate...

Features

1 day ago
The Attorney General Alliance (AGA -Africa) has trained no fewer than 200 lawyers in Kogi State on oral advocacy and electronic evidence in criminal prosecution and defence. AGA-Africa Country Representative, Anthony Idigie (SAN), disclosed this while speaking at the opening ceremony of the two-day training in Lokoja, Kogi State. Idigbe, who was represented by the…

Editor's Pick

16 hours ago
As Nigeria and other African countries continue to explore alternative sources of revenues to meet developmental challenges, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina..
17 hours ago
The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) sustained a rising profile at the end of yesterday’s transactions, occasioned by gains in many blue-chip stocks, especially BUA cement and Ecobank TransNational Incorporated (ETI), as market capitalisation...
18 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, played host to West African Elders Forum Pre-Election Mediation Mission at the State House, Abuja, where he reiterated that the 2023 general elections would be free, fair and credible.
16 hours ago
Kidnapped Benue commissioner regains freedom Boko Haram terrorists have slaughtered 33 wives of the rival Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in Sambisa Forest, Borno State.This was as the Benue State Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Ekpe Ogbu, who was kidnapped on Sunday, regained freedom. The slaughtering of the ISWAP wives was reportedly triggered…

Business

16 hours ago
The World Bank, the United Nations International Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), among others, have hailed Governor Godwin Obaseki for his administration’s reforms and programmes...
16 hours ago
Despite various challenges confronting the Nigerian economy, businesses are planning local expansion. This was contained in the Equinix 2022 Global Tech Trends Survey, where 100 business leaders in Nigeria were interviewed about the opportunities...
18 hours ago
For the Federal Government to rally its insurance obligation as the highest financier, there is a need to set aside two per cent for insurance premiums yearly from the non-debt expenditures to safeguard the government’s properties in the country.

Columnists

17 hours ago
It is self-evident that Francis Arinze, Bishop and Cardinal of the Holy Mother Church, embodies the best Gospel values. No pun is intended with the caption ‘good news according to Francis’.
18 hours ago
The mark of civilisation in an objective sense, is how a society treats its citizens, the vulnerable, women, youths and children; its demonstrable actions towards poverty reduction...
19 hours ago
Every biographical work is a portrait of thesubject as he paints it straight from his heart, in addition to the views of others who have been associated with his life and his experiences.

Guardian Life

7 hours ago
Many stories have been told about Nigeria’s culture and lifestyle. As home to millions of diverse people, Nigeria is very broad in terms of its climate, geography, vegetation, ethnicity, language, culture, and religion. Yet even with the underlying divisions that cut across Nigeria, there is one particular street food that serves as a string of…
7 hours ago
Brittle Paper has shared its 100 notable African books of 2022 list.
1 day ago
As Afrobeats continues to expand to farther regions and attain more heights, Nigerian acts continue to innovate with the sound and emerge with different pockets of sounds or sub-genres as hypnotising as the umbrella sound. Tobby Telly is one of these ambitious acts, forging a new path with African music that is notedly different yet…
1 day ago
Leading drama and live show outfit known as Performing Arts Workshop and Studios (PAWS), Nigeria, has packaged this year’s edition of Abuja Fringe Festivals.

Guardian TV

13 hours ago
Nigeria’s House of Representatives’ Committee on Public Accounts has summoned the Managing Director of Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading over the ₦‎4 trillion debt owed by some international electricity customers since 2018.
13 hours ago
Nigeria’s House of Representatives’ Committee on Public Accounts has summoned the Managing Director of Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading over the ₦‎4 trillion debt owed by some international electricity customers since 2018.
17 hours ago
Suicide, the act of taking one's own life, is becoming a global phenomenon in all regions of the world. Every year, people take their own lives or attempt to commit suicide, which usually leaves long-lasting effects on families and friends left behind. According to the World Health Organisation, about 700,000 suicides occur across the globe every year, and for every completed suicide, there are at least 20 unsuccessful attempts.
1 day ago
Nigeria's state railway company resumed a popular train service between the capital Abuja and the northern state of Kaduna that was suspended in March after gunmen killed passengers and kidnapped several dozens.