Thursday, 9th December 2021
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Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has reacted to media reports alleging that about one million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine expired in Nigeria last month.
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The Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to pay Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, N2 million over the unlawful seizure of his mobile phone..
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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said there is no ban on Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. Media reports earlier this week indicated that the Confederation of African Football...
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Neo-Black Movement (NBM )of Africa yesterday, expressed dismay over the circumstances surrounding the death of 12-year-old, Sylvester Oromoni, a boarder at Dowen College, Lagos.
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There are indications that only two per cent of Nigerian heavy energy users, especially those in the industrial sector, are investing towards reducing Co2 emission as most of them are focused on boosting...
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Federal Executive Council (FEC), yesterday, approved N1.8 billion for deployment of regulatory systems in the Nigerian telecommunications sector to tackle criminal activities.
Breaking News:
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The Saudi Arabia authority was the latest country to slam its doors against Nigeria as it, yesterday, suspended all flight operations coming from Nigeria into the kingdom over the outbreak of Omicron variant of COVID-19.

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The Federal Government has said it will do everything within its power and ambit of the law to recover about ₦N1 billion being owed by non-commercial radio frequency spectrum users in the country.
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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is contemplating a series of options to push the adoption of the eNaira, including the possibility of making it a payment gateway.
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Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, has sworn in 72 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) in Abuja.
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Former Speaker, House of Representatives and Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has been vocal on his conviction that restructuring is the only solution to political, socio-economic challenges confronting Nigeria.

News

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The immediate past Secretary to Ekiti State Government, Abiodun Oyebanji, has faulted the notion that he is the anointed candidate of the state governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi.
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The Senate has hinted it would amend the 2015 Senate Standing Orders. Senate President Ahmad Lawan made the disclosure, yesterday during plenary.
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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; his deputy, Philip Shaibu; former Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, and Chief of Staff to Edo State governor, Osaigbovo Iyoha..
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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha and the Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Private Partnership ...
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Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has inaugurated the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund (BHPF) with disbursement of N419 million to Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs).
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As the Diocese of Lagos West, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) rounds off its three-day crusade today, the Diocesan Bishop, The Rt. Rev. James Odedeji..
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A former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, yesterday, warned against Nigeria’s lackadaisical approach to insecurity.
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Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company says it has halted oil spillage from the wellhead in Nembe Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
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The Lagos State Government, yesterday, said its statement on the fourth wave of the COVID-19 outbreak had been misinterpreted, especially its stance on social events and gatherings during the festive season.

Sports

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Manchester United were held 1-1 by Young Boys on Wednesday as interim boss Ralf Rangnick blooded a host of youngsters in the Champions League.
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There is national shortage of bus drivers that is forcing people into cars and clogging up the roads, the industry warns, reports standard.co.uk. Help to ease this crisis comes from an unlikely source...
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Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust Newspapers, have described golf as one of the ways of cementing and promoting peaceful co-existence among the diverse peoples of Nigeria.
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Former Super Falcons Coach, Godwin Izilien, has advised Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) against sacking Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr, saying that no coach can transform the team just a few weeks ..
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Former international, Duke Udi, has expressed excitement with the confirmation of the 2021/22 Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) kickoff date. The league is expected to begin on December 17.
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Three-handicapper, Peter Eben-Spiff, last Sunday, upturned an eight-stroke deficit from the opening round of the Sixth Lakowe Lakes Golf Club’s ‘Club Championship’ to win the event for the third straight edition.

Latest

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Speaking out, a stage play from the stable of Doyenne Circle is set to hit the stage of the Agip Hall of Muson center on the First of January 2022 featuring the Queen of Nigerian music Onyeka Onwenu on stage not just singing but dancing and acting alongside Kate Henshaw, Patience Ozokwor and other prominent…
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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is contemplating a series of options to push the adoption of the eNaira, including the possibility of making it a payment gateway.
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Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc has announced the commencement of a campaign that seeks to foster innovation in the country’s food production industry.
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The Saudi Arabia authority was the latest country to slam its doors against Nigeria as it, yesterday, suspended all flight operations coming from Nigeria into the kingdom over the outbreak of Omicron variant of COVID-19.

Editorial

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The re-federalisation of the Nigerian crooked state structure stifling initiative and arresting development on the part of component nationalities is unending.

Features

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John Davies, 11, cries every night before he sleeps. The thought of going to school every morning to face some of his classmates, who continually torment him, is demoralising.

Editor's Pick

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Every worker, whether an employee in the private or public sector of the economy, is free to join a trade union of his or her choice, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige has said.
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The Senate has hinted it would amend the 2015 Senate Standing Orders. Senate President Ahmad Lawan made the disclosure, yesterday during plenary.
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Sokoto State Commissioner of Police (CP), Kamaludeen Okunola, has confirmed that about 23 persons were killed during an attack on travellers at Angwan Bawa in Sabon Birni Council of the state.
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Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company says it has halted oil spillage from the wellhead in Nembe Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

Columnists

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“It’s da bomb”, yes, “da bomb”, I mean what Davido did with his popular ‘joke’ recently. No known joke has been louder. He called out friends for donations for what those friends surely knew he could afford.
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Most students have encountered what we now know as bullying during their education, especially those who were at boarding schools. Bullying is not specific to a region, social class, mixed or single gender schools. Educational establishments are beginning to recognise the impact of bullying especially in primary and secondary schools, but with prevalence amongst boarders.…
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The Eighth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) was held in Dakar, capital of Senegal, from November 29 to 30, at which opening ceremony President Xi Jinping..

Business

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Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc has announced the commencement of a campaign that seeks to foster innovation in the country’s food production industry.
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Nigeria’s marine and services group, UTM Offshore Limited, and African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to raise $5 billion for the development of Nigeria...
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Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has again argued for investment in transition fuels, especially in developing countries, saying that bans or restricted public investment...

Guardian Life

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The long-awaited film “West Side Story” to be released later in the month has been banned in several countries. The epic love story, set to be released on the 10th of December, will not be watched by people in some Middle East countries. Steven Speilberg-directed adaptation of the classical musical has been banned in Saudi…
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It’s the end of the year again, and it usually is a time to reflect and re-strategize but also to rewind. Infinix has a lineup of devices that amplify users’ entertainment experiences, so trust them to pull off the best fan party ever. As a loyal and dedicated fan of the brand, you are invited…
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Drake has asked the Grammy Awards Recording Academy to withdraw his two nominations for the 2022 Grammy Awards. Drake received two nominations at the 2022 Grammy Awards. He was nominated for best rap performance for his song "Way 2 Sexy", featuring Young Thug and Future, and best rap album for Certified Lover Boy.  However, Variety reports…
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Over the weekend, Johnnie Walker and Johnny Drille partnered to deliver the most wonderful outdoor experience for whisky lovers and lovers of good music. Hosted at Muri Okunola park Victoria Island Lagos, fans of Johnnie Drille were treated to the finest of Johnnie Walker’s Highball cocktails as they immersed themselves in the live performances by…

Guardian TV

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Chinese private investment in Uganda is growing while Westerners are losing appetite to put money to work in the country, President Yoweri Museveni told Reuters, pledging to step up efforts to tackle corruption which has made slow progress. Museveni, in power since 1986 and one of Africa's longest-serving leaders, said Uganda was working to sign a number of deals with Chinese private sector lenders in sectors from agro- and fertilizer-processing, minerals processing or textiles.
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Chinese private investment in Uganda is growing while Westerners are losing appetite to put money to work in the country, President Yoweri Museveni told Reuters, pledging to step up efforts to tackle corruption which has made slow progress. Museveni, in power since 1986 and one of Africa's longest-serving leaders, said Uganda was working to sign a number of deals with Chinese private sector lenders in sectors from agro- and fertilizer-processing, minerals processing or textiles.
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For almost a decade, international forces in Mali have been trying to help fight Islamist groups that threatened to take over the country in 2012. But today, the government still only controls the capital and a small area around it. DW's Fred Muvunyi reports.
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