Saturday, 22nd January 2022
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President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, expressed condolences to the family of the five-year-old school girl, Hanifa Abubakar, whose body was discovered in a shallow grave
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The Rivers State government has taken over the prosecution of Chidiebere Okoroafor, a pastor of a new generation in Oyigbo local council of the state, who allegedly murdered
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“Happy New Year’’ “Happy New Year my guy, 2022 has started on a good note” “Really? How?” “Well, if the exploits of the Super Eagles at the ongoing African Cup of Nations is anything to go by, it is a sign of glad tidings” “Hahaha, you have started again. What kind of superstitious belief is…
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The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, African Qualifiers Third Round draw will be conducted today in Douala, Cameroon. The draw will start at 16:00 local time (15:00 GMT, 17:00 CAT)...
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The Lagos State Police Command has restored normalcy in Lagos Island area of the state after rival groups of hoodlums clashed and disrupted activities.
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A number of diseases peak during the dry season – usually between October and May– because the season comes with high temperatures and low humidity
Breaking News:
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Amid the current efforts by the Rivers State government to rid the state of artisanal refineries, otherwise known as Kpofire and save the people from its damaging effects...
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Coach Augustine Eguavoen has assured Nigerians that the Super Eagles will throw everything into tomorrow’s Round of 16 matches against Tunisia as if it is a final game...
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The assets of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) have reportedly been taken over by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) for defaulting
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Ahead of the 2023 general election timetable, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to beam its searchlight on politicians and political parties in a bid to track
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A 63-YEAR-OLD monarch in Ogoniland, King Taalor Tornwe, has been remanded in Port Harcourt Correctional Centre by the Chief Magistrate’s Court in Rivers State for alleged involvement in cultism.

News

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Organized Labour in Kogi State said it has adequately mobilised its members for an indefinite strike over the non-implementation of minimum wage in the state...
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Wheelbarrow pushers in Benin City under the auspices of Wheelbarrow Pushers Association of Nigeria, yesterday, protested against what they regarded as excessive billing
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The Chief of Air Staff (CAF), Air Marshal Isiaka Amao, has said the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has been succeeding despite the challenges it has faced in recent times.
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Troops of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) saddled with the responsibility of maintaining peace in Plateau and parts of Kaduna and Bauchi states have neutralised three notorious kidnappers
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The United Democratic Party (UDP) governorship candidate in Enugu State during the 2019 general election, Pastor Donatus Obi-Ozoemena, has again declared his intention
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Court of Appeal to set aside the judgment of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, which validated the parallel congresses
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Delta State government has announced the dissolution of the state Traditional Rulers Council led by Dr. Emmanuel Efeizomor II, the Obi of Owa.
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AN Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan has sentenced two men, Yemi Adeola and Femi Adeyemo, to death and life imprisonment, respectively, for armed robbery and conspiracy.
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Southern and Middle Belt Alliance (SaMBA) has demanded the immediate release of the spokesman of Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU), Luka Biniyat by the Governor

Sports

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If I were the person in charge of sports in Nigeria I would instigate the banishment to Sambisa Forest of any football administrator that dares to suggest that the country
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Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos was agog on Wednesday, as football fans thronged the viewing centre put up at the stadium to watch the Super Eagles defeat Guinea-Bissau
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Multiple award-winning entertainers, D’banj and superstar singer-songwriter, Simi, have been unveiled as judges for the seventh season of Nigerian Idol. Leading Entertainment Company
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For eight years, the Super Eagles have been operating with various factions of the Supporters Clubs ditching out discordant tunes at match venues.
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The TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Cote d’Ivoire 2023 Preliminary Round Draw was conducted yesterday in Douala.
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The Group Stage of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Cameroun 2021 was concluded on Thursday. Sixteen teams continue their road towards the Holy Grail of African football

Latest

4 hours ago
Amid the current efforts by the Rivers State government to rid the state of artisanal refineries, otherwise known as Kpofire and save the people from its damaging effects...
4 hours ago
Organized Labour in Kogi State said it has adequately mobilised its members for an indefinite strike over the non-implementation of minimum wage in the state...
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Lizz Ntonjira is strategic communication, media, advocacy, and policy facilitation expert with experience gained in the public, private and international development sectors spanning over 15 years...
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Coach Augustine Eguavoen has assured Nigerians that the Super Eagles will throw everything into tomorrow’s Round of 16 matches against Tunisia as if it is a final game...

Editorial

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Even if Chief Ernest Adegunle Oladeinde Shonekan had not been drawn directly into the murky and tricky cauldron of national politics, he would still stand as an important figure in the history of Nigeria.

Features

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They are youths whose souls appeared to have been sold to Mephistopheles. These are youths who have become scribes and clergies in the cathedral of Beelzebub; cathedral of materialism; a cathedral where ‘libations’ of blood...

Editor's Pick

17 Jan
The Supreme Court has reversed its earlier dismissal of an appeal by GTBank against a N2.4 billion judgment given in favour of Innoson Motors Nigeria Limited by the Court of Appeal in Ibadan, Oyo State.
17 Jan
Vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 general election, Peter Obi, has pleaded with Nigerians to give him more time to consult before deciding on whether or not to contest the 2023 presidential poll.
17 Jan
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has declared sit-at-home on January 18, 2022 to solidarise with its leader Nnamdi Kanu as the Umuahia High Court hears Kanu’s fundamental human rights enforcement suit against the Federal Government.
17 Jan
Bayelsa State chapter of International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) has filed a petition to the state Commissioner of Police over alleged trafficking of two girls for prostitution.

Business

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Nigerian international travellers, among others, were yesterday stranded as some foreign airlines withdrew flight services into the United States, citing safety concerns over 5G rollout.
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The President of the Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN), Greg Ogbeifun, has revealed that unfavourable trade policies and obsolete tax laws were the major setbacks to the Federal Government's bid to establish a national shipping carrier in partnership with foreign private investors.
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The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) said it would give priority to the taxation of the digital economy this year. It added that it would deploy technological tools in assessing entities that fall...

Columnists

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General Olusegun Obasanjo who has been a long-standing Chief of Owu Kingdom in Ogun State needs no introduction. He is too well known to us here to be introduced.
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With a fortnight gone from this year 2022, it’s time to ruminate on Nigeria’s expectations from its’ power sector. Insecurity in Nigeria is still very high.
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The new year is here, it is my prayer that 2022 will be a profitable year for all individuals, businesses, and households.

Guardian Life

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If the inventors of the guitar – from Antonio Jurado, to Christian Martin, George Beauchamp, among others – were alive today, they would be brimming with smiles
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The social media space has been known to function as a tool for promoting the sharing of information and creative content worldwide. As millions continue to engage on various social media platforms; Instagram, Facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter and many more, social media has transitioned into a voice for airing strong opinions, breaking new ground in society.…
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Martha Stewart has disclosed that she broke up with actor Anthony Hopkins Stewart broke up over one of his most notable movie roles. Speaking on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Wednesday, Stewart played a version of the game of "Two Truths and a Lie" called "Where's The Lie, Martha?" While playing the game, she revealed the…
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2Baba brings smiles to the faces of fans as the season of love draws closer with the release of his Smile music video.  Smile is a song of promise, as the lyrics are a vow of love to a lover, promising to do all that will keep her smiling. In the video, 2Baba and his…

Guardian TV

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There are major factors involved when it comes to where to reside in Nigeria. From employment opportunities, cost of living, transportation, and a host of others. The two top cities that come to mind are Lagos and Abuja. GuardianTV went on to the street of Lagos and Abuja to ask Nigerian's to chose a N400,000 job in Lagos or a N300,000 job in Abuja?
1 day ago
There are major factors involved when it comes to where to reside in Nigeria. From employment opportunities, cost of living, transportation, and a host of others. The two top cities that come to mind are Lagos and Abuja. GuardianTV went on to the street of Lagos and Abuja to ask Nigerian's to chose a N400,000 job in Lagos or a N300,000 job in Abuja?
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A stampede at a church gathering in Liberia's capital Monrovia killed 29 people overnight, the deputy information minister told state radio on Thursday. A large rush of people at a church gathering in Liberia's capital Monrovia has left at least 29 people dead overnight into Thursday, according to authorities.
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The Yemen civil war has created one of the world's worst humanitarian crises. The Houthi-backed foreign minister Hisham Sharaf tells DW his "government" will not stop fighting until the Saudi-led coalition withdraws.