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3 days ago
An Eyewitness to the disaster at the Africa Cup of Nations game in Cameroon, which has so far claimed eight lives including two children, say stadium officials close the games before the crush.
3 days ago
For the third consecutive year, Nigeria dropped in the 2021 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) ranking released on Tuesday by Transparency International (TI).
3 days ago
Suspected thieves have broken into an Arik Air aircraft parked at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, stealing valuable gadgets.   The break-in, according to findings, has left the Boeing 737 aircraft grounded without its Flight Management Computer (FMC) and other accessories.   Arik spokesperson, Banji Ola, yesterday, confirmed the security breach, saying the matter has…
3 days ago
The Oyo State Police Command has nabbed a 23-year-old suspected burglar identified as Awoola Tobi in Ibadan. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Command, Adewale Osifeso..
3 days ago
A Lagos Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court, Ikeja, yesterday, convicted and sentenced a middle age man, Sunday Oyedele to life imprisonment for defiling three-year-old neighbour (name withheld).
3 days ago
Nigeria currently accounts for 82 per cent of Africa’s information and communications technology (ICT) market. This was made known by the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission ...
Breaking News:
1 day ago
The postponed fears by most stakeholders in the Nigerian electricity market is nowhere, as the weak structure of electricity companies, especially the 11 distribution firms (DisCos) and government-induced bottlenecks...
1 day ago
Three persons have been confirmed dead while many houses were razed in Ohoror community, Ughelli North council, after a truck conveying liquefied petroleum gas exploded.
1 day ago
Chief Magistrate, Linda Balogun of the Yaba Chief Magistrate’s Court has ordered the remand of Alhaji Azeez Adekunle Lawal, a.k.a. Kunle Poly, Prince Idowu Onikoyi Johnson
1 day ago
The Chairman of Emohua local government area of Rivers State, Chidi Lloyd has uncovered an illegal mortuary at Elele-Alimini General Hospital, where kidnap victims who died in the custody
1 day ago
The Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, yesterday, deplored the rejection of state police by some members of the House of Representatives Committee on Constitution Review.

News

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12 mins ago
Mr. Peter Odeworitse, the Operations Manager of KenBen Nig Ltd owned by father of the late Sylvester Oromoni, has told Coroner, Magistrate Mikhail Kadiri, sitting in Epe, Lagos State that the deceased....
15 mins ago
Accountant General of the Federation (AuGF), Alhaji Idris Ahmed, yesterday, explained that the implementation of the Treasury Single Account (TSA) has enabled government to maximise scarce resources in the country.
18 mins ago
The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has, in collaboration with MTN Nigeria, initiated the process of registering all Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises ...
32 mins ago
The U.S. Consulate General in collaboration with the Inter-Religious Coalition Against Corruption in Nigeria has launched ReportMagoMago.com, a unique web-based portal that leverages citizen engagement to fight corruption.
38 mins ago
The Katsina State Police Command has disclosed that it rescued seven victims of human trafficking at Yankara village in Mai’adua local council area of the state.
39 mins ago
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), yesterday, faulted the Federal Government’s reversal of the decision to remove fuel subsidy.
42 mins ago
To ensure the safety of school children, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Lagos State Command, has unveiled an all-female squad to tackle rising cases of kidnapping, cultism and bullying in schools.
46 mins ago
The Supreme Head of Cherubim and Seraphim (C&S) Unification Church Worldwide, His Most Eminence, The Most Elder Apostle Prophet (Dr.) Solomon Alao (JP), has called on the National Assembly..
47 mins ago
Men of the Special Task Force on Petroleum and Illegal Bunkering Unit from Force Headquarters, Abuja, and operatives of the Association of Refineries and Petroleum Marketers (ANRPM), yesterday, bust a gang of suspected oil thieves at Church Gate...

Sports

29 mins ago
America’s Danielle Collins is hoping to do the almost impossible by shocking world number one, Australia’s Ash Barty, on her home turf and becoming the latest surprise grand slam champion today.
29 mins ago
With less than two weeks to the January 31 deadline given to Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) to conduct its board elections by the Federation of International Basketball Association ...
47 mins ago
Abeit the early exit of the Super Eagles from the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroun, many football followers in Lagos are thrilled over the continuation of the 10 viewing centres mounted across ...
47 mins ago
The exit of the Super Eagles from AFCON 2021 has surely been painful. But the pain is definitely not deep enough to warrant Ayo Odumade’s reaction in an SMS message he sent to me: “Still very raw and hard to take. That was a Black Sunday.”
1 hour ago
Anthony Joshua will battle to regain his IBF/WBA/WBo heavyweight boxing titles from Ukraine’s Oleksandr Usyk in May, 2022, reports boxingnews24.com. Quoting promoter, Eddie Hearns, the report also revealed that Tyson Fury...
2 hours ago
A few days after a deadly stampede at Olembe Stadium in Yaounde killed about eight fans, some activists/lawyers in Cameroun are set for legal battle with the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

Latest

8 mins ago
The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has welcomed the call of its sister UN agency, World Health Organization (WHO), for restrictions on travel to be lifted or eased.
12 mins ago
Mr. Peter Odeworitse, the Operations Manager of KenBen Nig Ltd owned by father of the late Sylvester Oromoni, has told Coroner, Magistrate Mikhail Kadiri, sitting in Epe, Lagos State that the deceased....
15 mins ago
Accountant General of the Federation (AuGF), Alhaji Idris Ahmed, yesterday, explained that the implementation of the Treasury Single Account (TSA) has enabled government to maximise scarce resources in the country.
18 mins ago
The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has, in collaboration with MTN Nigeria, initiated the process of registering all Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises ...

Editorial

1 day ago
The country’s general election will take place next year. But the quest of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to increase the pool of registered voters nationwide

Features

8 mins ago
The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has welcomed the call of its sister UN agency, World Health Organization (WHO), for restrictions on travel to be lifted or eased.

Editor's Pick

1 day ago
The Federal Government yesterday, in Abuja, said about N174 billion was raised from the 2020 Marginal Field Bid Round (MFBR) as about 33 awardees are set to lose out after failing to make payment.
1 day ago
There was confusion at the headquarters of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), Abuja, where an 18-year-old 200 level student of Baze University,
1 day ago
The Federal Government has approved new guidelines for the administration of expatriate quota in Nigeria, according to a public notice, yesterday, by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola.
1 day ago
Super Eagles Striker, Samuel Kalu, is the latest Nigerian to join English Premier League club, Watford. He is Watford’s first signing of the Roy Hodgson era.

Business

1 day ago
Transactions on the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) closed on a downward note yesterday, occasioned by losses in shares of Dangote cement and 17 companies, causing market capitalisation
1 day ago
A statement by Klein Vision, the company behind the car-aircraft vehicle, stated that after 70 hours of "rigorous flight tests," Slovak Transport Authority has awarded the "AirCar"
1 day ago
Airline operators this week stirred the hornet's nest with a call on the National Assembly to improve the condition of service of inspectors at the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority

Columnists

1 day ago
According to Albert Schweitzer, "The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.” The aforementioned is so apt for top multi-media broadcaster, on-air personality, voiceover artist and talent manager, Adedoyin Ayomide Samuel, who is popularly known as AyRubber and would be among those…
1 day ago
Is it easy for anyone to de-populate the pains or series of pains he or she nurses or carries inside him or her anytime one is confronted with the concert of forces by which one’s engendered hope
1 day ago
Bola Tinubu! He goes by different names! It depends on your closeness to him! His close friends call him Asiwaju! His business associates call him BAT, an acronym for Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Guardian Life

43 mins ago
In what signaled the end of season 12 of the Gulder Ultimate Search reality TV show, Nigerian Breweries Plc recently hosted fans of the show to a party in Lagos where Odudu Out was crowned The Ultimate Man.
43 mins ago
Nonso Okpala, Group Managing Director of The VFD Group Plc, was recently awarded the prestigious Rising Star/Inspiring Man of the Year Award at the recent Anambra Man of the Year Awards held at the glitzy Stanel Dome in Awka, Anambra State.
1 day ago
Fuji artist and actor Akorede Babatunde Okunola, popularly known as Saheed Osupa, has completed studies for a bachelor of science degree in political science from the University of Ibadan. Saheed Osupa completed his studies on Friday and shared pictures of him and his coursemates "signing out" on his Instagram page. "You don't have to see…
1 day ago
Actor Jimmy Odukoya has posted a picture of the film set of the Hollywood film The Woman King, which he stars in.  In a post shared on Instagram, the actor uploaded a picture of trailers on the film's set. The movie will mark the Nigerian actor's Hollywood debut. "Let no man put limits on your life!…

Guardian TV

1 day ago
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1 day ago
Abubakar Yusuf, an informal Nigerian trader, said he was scared to get a COVID-19 shot after hearing the country had stocks of expired vaccines. That changed, however, when health authorities destroyed more than a million expired doses last month.
1 day ago
London police chief Cressida Dick has said officers will investigate a spate of parties held at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's residence and office during COVID-19 lockdowns