Wednesday, 27th October 2021
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In the News:
16 hours ago
The South West Zone of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to arrest Sheikh Ahmad Gumi over his utterances, especially for saying that the Federal Government should not declare the bandits as terrorists.
16 hours ago
The Nigerian Army, yesterday, turned down the request by Governor Muhammad Yahaya of Gombe State to discourage southern governors’ call for the ban of open grazing.
16 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, attributed growing social unrest to inequalities and unfair policies that exclude majority from opportunities for participation, calling on world leaders and global investors to prioritise inclusive and humane policies.
16 hours ago
The Coalition of Northern Groups has filed a case asking the court to compel the Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives to hasten the exit of the southeastern region out of Nigeria.
16 hours ago
Timely intervention of responders and providence on Monday, averted a major tragedy in Lagos, when a three- floor structure partially collapsed at 4, Kola John Street, Aguda, Surulere area of the state.
16 hours ago
The Federal Government has announced plans to deploy 30 per cent of renewable energy technology to grid power capacity by 2030.
Breaking News:
8 hours ago
The African Union announced Wednesday it had suspended Sudan until civilian rule in the country is restored, saying it rejected the military takeover as an "unconstitutional" seizure of power.
16 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that the persistent attacks on educational facilities and abductions of students and teachers have left more than 12 million children currently traumatised and afraid of going to school, especially the girl-child.
16 hours ago
As the October 31 deadline date for the linkage of National Identity Number (NIN) with Subscribers Identification Number (SIM) approaches, chaotic scenes have intensified at registration centres, especially the telecommunications outlets nationwide.
16 hours ago
Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) Caretaker Committee chairman, Musa Kida, yesterday, insisted that the federation’s election billed for Saturday in Benin City must hold as scheduled despite the postponement announced by the sports ministry.

News

1 hour ago
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it will establish six standard rehabilitation centres in each geo-political zone of Nigeria starting from 2022.
4 hours ago
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Cross River has paraded three suspects conveying 6,000 litres of illegally refined diesel and kerosene into the state concealed in sack bags.
4 hours ago
A 26-year-old man has been arrested by Kano Hisbah Commission after he said he would sell himself out of poverty. [AD] A viral picture of Aliyu Idris showed him carrying a sign in which he said he wanted to sell himself for N20 million. Before he was taken into custody, Idris, a tailor, told reporters…
5 hours ago
The World Bank said Wednesday it has suspended aid to Sudan following the military takeover that deposed the prime minister.
5 hours ago
Tunisia's top media authority on Wednesday ordered the closure of Nessma TV channel, founded by former presidential candidate Nabil Karoui who is detained in Algeria.
5 hours ago
Saudi Arabia said Wednesday it has licensed 44 international companies to establish regional headquarters in Riyadh, competing with Gulf neighbours, particularly Dubai, for the position of regional business hub.
6 hours ago
Hong Kong passed a toughened film censorship law on Wednesday empowering authorities to ban past films for "national security" threats and impose stiffer penalties for any breaches in the latest blow to the city's artistic freedoms.
6 hours ago
Sudanese security forces launched sweeping arrests of anti-coup protesters on Wednesday, tightening the regime's grip while the international community ramped up punitive measures.
6 hours ago
Pope Francis will visit Canada as the Catholic Church seeks to rebuild bridges with the indigenous community following a horrifying scandal of abuse at church-run residential schools, the Vatican said Wednesday.

Sports

25 mins ago
Radamel Falcao's remarkable return to La Liga took its most dramatic twist yet on Wednesday as the 35-year-old fired Rayo Vallecano to a surprise 1-0 victory over Barcelona in La Liga.
35 mins ago
Despite the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development’s order halting the Nigeria Basketball elections earlier billed to hold in Benin on Saturday, the NBBF Electoral Committee, yesterday, insisted that the polls will still go on as scheduled.
1 hour ago
Maxime Lopez stunned Juventus with a 95th minute winner at the Allianz Stadium which earned Sassuolo a 2-1 win on Wednesday to leave their opponents lagging behind in the title race.
4 hours ago
The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has opened an investigation into a series of suspicious transfers, according to Italian media reports on Wednesday.
9 hours ago
Olivier Giroud scored the only goal in AC Milan's 1-0 win over Torino on Tuesday to move his side to the summit of Serie A despite an underwhelming performance at the San Siro.
9 hours ago
A year later than planned, the countdown to the women's European Championship begins on Thursday when the draw for Euro 2022 takes place in Manchester.

Latest

25 mins ago
Radamel Falcao's remarkable return to La Liga took its most dramatic twist yet on Wednesday as the 35-year-old fired Rayo Vallecano to a surprise 1-0 victory over Barcelona in La Liga.
35 mins ago
Despite the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development’s order halting the Nigeria Basketball elections earlier billed to hold in Benin on Saturday, the NBBF Electoral Committee, yesterday, insisted that the polls will still go on as scheduled.
1 hour ago
Maxime Lopez stunned Juventus with a 95th minute winner at the Allianz Stadium which earned Sassuolo a 2-1 win on Wednesday to leave their opponents lagging behind in the title race.
1 hour ago
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it will establish six standard rehabilitation centres in each geo-political zone of Nigeria starting from 2022.

Editorial

16 hours ago
The decision of the Senate to redeem itself by reversing its earlier stance on the controversial clause 53 (3) of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, which had sought to subject the electronic transmission of electoral results to the approval...

Features

1 day ago
Choosing suitable business PCs is no longer a simple thing— gone are the days of just ordering desktops for office workers and laptops for road warriors. The new reality of work means that things may not go back to "normal" for a while—and your teams need PCs that can adapt to in-office, at-home, and offsite scenarios, or a mixture of them all. Insights gotten from a survey carried out by PWC shows that ‘the success of remote work has reinvented how corporate work gets done and where work gets done. Therefore, by design or by default, most companies are moving toward mixed workplaces, in which large numbers of office workers shift in and out of offices set up for shared spaces.

Editor's Pick

16 hours ago
Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has said the country loses about $2.9 billion yearly on tax waivers granted to multinational companies.
14 hours ago
Less than 48 hours after its official launch by President Muhammadu Buhari, the individual wallet for eNaira has recorded more than 100,000 thousand downloads on Google Playstore alone. Apple's App Store does not readily show an estimate of downloads. The Nigerian official Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) was initially scheduled for launch on October 1…
16 hours ago
The Port Harcourt Division of the Court of Appeal is yet to give its decision on a motion filed by the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus.
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The United Nations (UN) has made “pressing appeals” to Nigerian and Kenyan governments to explain the “unlawful arrest and extradition” of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.

Columnists

16 hours ago
A finger or our fingers could be the death of us. So we are advised, cautioned, and warned by COVID-19 experts, locally and globally.
17 hours ago
At a time when millions have lost work, Queen Kennedy got a new job. As a woman living with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) in Nigeria, she answered the call to become a community pharmacist.
17 hours ago
The last dozen years must go down as our new reality as insecurity has consumed the entire country. Crime is going up, and government seems helpless as almost all forms of criminality are growing on a daily basis.

Business

16 hours ago
The Atlantic Ocean is that vast body of water that extends to five continents – North and South America, Europe, Africa, and Antarctica – and is the second largest after the Pacific Ocean.
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Former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido Sanusi and Ekiti State Governor, John Kayode Fayemi have said it will be difficult for Nigeria to attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) if the government continues wasting funds...
16 hours ago
Profit-taking by investors on the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) impacted trading activities, as the NGX recorded marginal gains yesterday, forcing market capitalisation to appreciate by N107 million.

Guardian Life

7 hours ago
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,…
8 hours ago
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…
10 hours ago
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…
1 day ago
Johnnie Walker, the world’s number one blended Scotch whisky recently unveiled E-Money and KCee as the Johnnie Walker Blue Label Brand Ambassadors during an exclusive celebration party over the weekend at the Pablo, Cubana Night Club in Lagos.

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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.
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