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5 hours ago
With about a week to the Anambra State governorship election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flagbearer, Valentine Ozigbo, has appealed to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ...
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Responders have rescued a middle-aged man, identified as Daniel Chibuike Bassi from commiting suicide. According to reports, Mr. Bassi attempted to jump down from a telecommunication mast of about 200 feet....
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The House of Representatives, yesterday, approved inclusion of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the constituency projects of lawmakers.
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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), yesterday, rejected suggestions made by Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) that procurement of communications services by subscribers should start at the age of 15 years...
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Ahead of the October 30 and 31 National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Women in Politics Forum (WIPF) has threatened to sue the party for alleged move to sideline women in the distribution of party offices.
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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), yesterday said, it would establish six standard rehabilitation centres, one in each geo-political zone to treat the high number of persons suffering drug addiction in the country.
Breaking News:
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Unless the world adopts universal availability of COVID-19 vaccines by ending ‘vaccine apartheid’, the global economic recovery will be much slower than expected, Director-General of the International Labour Organisation ...
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Despite President Muhammadu Buhari’s promises at a recent international forum that allocation to education would be increased by at least 50 per cent in the next few years and by about 100 per cent by 2025...
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Nigeria’s hydra-headed challenges including smartphone affordability, network hitches and low awareness appear to weaken the adoption of eNaira in the country.
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There are indications that the Federal Government may, in the coming weeks, take punitive measure over the operating licences of some power distribution (DisCos) and generation (GenCos) companies.

News

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President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, will, today, lead federal lawmakers and other dignitaries to this year’s national prayer breakfast at the senate wing of the National Assembly complex, Abuja.
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Search giant, Google, has launched the Global Initiative for Excellence in Journalism Education to enhance practitioners’ training in Africa.
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Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has launched a statewide mass vaccination campaign against COVID-19 pandemic in the state to mitigate the potential damage that the further spread of the virus may cause.
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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has challenged stakeholders on the need to explore and develop innovative ways of managing and preserving audio-visual resources by ensuring that human experiences ...
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The Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debt has turned down President Muhammadu Buhari’s loan request for Sustainable Urban and Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (SURWASH) under the Ministry of Water Resources.
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Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has canvassed an all-encompassing framework for a sustainable gas supply and stable environment.
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Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has tasked the state command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on adequate measures to secure correctional centres across the state.
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Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE), has said the post-UTME screening exercise, earlier scheduled to hold from Monday, October 25 to Saturday, October 30, 2021, has been postponed.
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Ohanaeze Ndigbo has urged the Federal Government to assent to the request by some Northern groups for South East to exit from Nigeria, insisting that the Igbo are no longer safe in the country.

Sports

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Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) President, Uyi Akpata, believes the recent bilateral match between Nigeria and Sierra Leone held in Lagos has deeper import than the activities on the cricket pitch.
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A Non-Governmental organisation, GoodTalk Nigeria (an arm of GoodTalk Development Initiative), has commended the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for adhering to good governance practices and methods...
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Football lawmakers, the International Football Association Board (Ifab), have recommended five substitutions are implemented permanently in the sport, reports BBC.
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Ronald Koeman has been sacked as coach of Barcelona, the club announced on Wednesday, with former midfielder Xavi Hernandez the favourite to replace him.
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Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, yesterday, swore-in Super Eagles’ former midfielder, Karibe Ojigwe, as the state’s new commissioner for sports. Ojigwe was one of the 27 commissioners that took the oath of office in Umuahia.
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• Eagles’ squad list out this week Leicester midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, is expected to boost Super Eagles’ squad ahead of Nigeria’s Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Liberia and Cape Verde. Ndidi, a regular in Rohr’s team, missed Super Eagles’ last two games against Central African Republic early this month due to injury. Yesterday, Leicester…

Latest

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Afropop, Afrobeats, R & B singer-songwriter Wande Coal is back with a supremely catchy new song "Come My way". Produced by Bruno and Screwface, Wande whose insane talent for colouring sounds is undoubtedly the King of Falsetto, as he does justice to this beautiful new single. "Come My Way" overflows with ethereal excellence with Wande's…
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The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has given reasons why Nigerians cannot feel the impact of Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN’s) N100 billion intervention fund for the pharmaceutical sector until next year.
4 hours ago
Unless the world adopts universal availability of COVID-19 vaccines by ending ‘vaccine apartheid’, the global economic recovery will be much slower than expected, Director-General of the International Labour Organisation ...
4 hours ago
Nigeria’s hydra-headed challenges including smartphone affordability, network hitches and low awareness appear to weaken the adoption of eNaira in the country.

Editorial

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Orchestrated ambiguities and impunity even in the face of provisions of the basic law of the land is part of the problems of the Nigerian Federation. They are out of synch with the known notional content of federalism.

Features

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The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has given reasons why Nigerians cannot feel the impact of Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN’s) N100 billion intervention fund for the pharmaceutical sector until next year.

Editor's Pick

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has embarked on a review exercise of financial statements across selected agencies such as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ..
5 hours ago
The Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debt has turned down President Muhammadu Buhari’s loan request for Sustainable Urban and Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (SURWASH) under the Ministry of Water Resources.
4 hours ago
President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, will, today, lead federal lawmakers and other dignitaries to this year’s national prayer breakfast at the senate wing of the National Assembly complex, Abuja.
5 hours ago
Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has canvassed an all-encompassing framework for a sustainable gas supply and stable environment.

Columnists

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The governorship election in Anambra State is slated for Nov 6. The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) had announced that the election would not hold! As a bargaining chip, they have vowed that unless their leader, Nnamdi Kanu,...
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One of the greatest revolutions of the later part of the 20th century was the evolution of the Internet which greatly democratised the spread of information.
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Major-General Adewunmi Ajibade, who retired from the army as the Director of Military Intelligence, was my friend. During his years in service, he was one of the most influential and principled military officer who stood for courage and integrity.

Business

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Lagos State House of Assembly yesterday frowned at substandard products in the state, even as it moved to repeal the State's Consumer Protection Agency law to eliminate substandard and hazardous products in the market.
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Delta Air Lines has disclosed plans to resume nonstop flight services on the Lagos-New York route by December. The American airline will operate nonstop flights between Murtala Muhammed International Airport...
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Sustained profit-taking by investors on the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX), halted the five consecutive sessions of gains recorded last week, forcing the equities market to close on a downward note yesterday...

Guardian Life

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Afropop, Afrobeats, R & B singer-songwriter Wande Coal is back with a supremely catchy new song "Come My way". Produced by Bruno and Screwface, Wande whose insane talent for colouring sounds is undoubtedly the King of Falsetto, as he does justice to this beautiful new single. "Come My Way" overflows with ethereal excellence with Wande's…
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan are being sued by two ex-household staff over alleged racist and homophobic abuse by the family's former head of security. According to Business Insider, the suit was filed by Mia King, a black woman who had served as a security operations assistant and a John Doe,…
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Alec Baldwin's movie Rust has a production insurance policy limited to $6million for death and insurance.  Baldwin was filming Rust when a prop gun went off, killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.  An insurance certificate obtained by TMZ showed that the movie's production general liability coverage is limited to $1 million per occurrence. The insurance written by Front Row…
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Legendary Entertainment and Warner Brothers have confirmed that they'll be releasing Dune: Part Two in October 2023. The sci-fi movie Dune was released on October 22, hitting theatres and HBO Mac simultaneously. The movie, which is the biggest opening of the year for Warner Bros, earned a strong $40.1 million in the US.  Dune cost an estimated $165million to…

Guardian TV

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Nigerian's in UAE are facing harsher times as restriction on work permits bites harder. Some of them spoke exclusively to The Guardian about what led to the current situation.
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Nigerian's in UAE are facing harsher times as restriction on work permits bites harder. Some of them spoke exclusively to The Guardian about what led to the current situation.
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The African Union has suspended Sudan's participation in activities until the restoration of a civilian-led authority. Earlier, the EU had condemned the army for toppling Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok's government.