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2 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.
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For the third consecutive year, Nigeria dropped in the 2021 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) ranking released on Tuesday by Transparency International (TI).
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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…
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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..
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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).
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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:
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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...
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House of Representatives Special Committee on Amendment of the 1999 Constitution has rejected a bill seeking to confer immunity on presiding officers of the National Assembly and judicial officers.
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Coach Augustine Eguavoen has promised to support the team’s incoming manager as the country seeks to qualify for Qatar 2022 World Cup.
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Candidate of the former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, Chief Bisi Kolawole, was last night declared winner of the primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) held yesterday to fly the party’s flag in the June 18 governorship election in the state.
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A Federal High Court, Abuja has declared as unconstitutional the Federal Government’s deduction of funds directly from the Federation Account to fund the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in line with Section 4(1)(a) and (b) of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (Establishment) Act 2019.

News

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It seems time to seal the crack in All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti is not now, as yesterday’s party primary in the state ended in chaos...
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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.
2 hours 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
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United Arab Emirates (UAE), yesterday, rescinded its restrictions on Nigerian travellers and citizens of 11 other African countries.
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The affirmation came as state governors and the organised labour, on Wednesday, faulted the N3 trillion subsidy bill the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) presented to the Federal Executive Council.
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The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) has launched its e-debit card and is finalising arrangements to launch a microfinance bank that would enable 52 million unbanked Nigerians
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A teacher, Rasheed Azeez, yesterday, pleaded with Grade A Customary Court in Mapo, Ibadan Oyo State, to dissolve his marriage with Nafisat for allegedly refusing to make love to him
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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.
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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

Sports

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Nigeria is home to some of the greatest footballers the world has witnessed, such as Jay Jay Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu, Sunday Oliseh, Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Rashidi Yekini, Segun Odegbami
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As the Africa Cup of Nations goes into the last eight – starting with hotly tipped hosts, Cameroon, taking on giant-killers, Gambia, tomorrow – FRANCE 24 gives a preview of the football action to come.
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Egypt captain, Mohamed Salah, has set his sights on finally winning silverware with the national team after leading them to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals,
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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.
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French bailiffs have seized 230,000 euros ($260,000) from Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema over his conviction last year for complicity in a bid to blackmail former France team-mate, Mathieu Valbuena, with a sex tape, a source familiar with the case said Thursday. A court-ordered Benzema in November to pay a fine, damages and legal costs…
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A Los Angeles sculptor on Wednesday marked the second anniversary of Kobe and Gianna Bryant's death with a statue on the site of the helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Dan Medina built the 160-pound statue of the NBA star and his 13-year-old daughter and erected it over the site of the crash that killed them…

Latest

1 hour 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 hour ago
Nigeria is home to some of the greatest footballers the world has witnessed, such as Jay Jay Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu, Sunday Oliseh, Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Rashidi Yekini, Segun Odegbami
1 hour ago
It seems time to seal the crack in All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti is not now, as yesterday’s party primary in the state ended in chaos...
1 hour 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.

Editorial

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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

Money
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In other words, gangs are not ghouls. They are not apparitions. They are not spirits. They are not centaurs. No. They are humans born of the loin and the womb. But if that is true

Editor's Pick

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Almost 66 years after commercial oil discovery in Oloibiri Oilfield, the current wave of divestment hitting the nation’s oil and gas industry has been deemed necessary to allow smaller entities contribute to economic activities...
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The Nigerian FinTech ecosystem maintained its growth trajectory within the African continent with three more unicorns – Flutterwave, OPay and Andela – joining Interswitch and Jumia as five out of the seven unicorns on the continent.
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Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has said the Rivers State government has discovered one of the state’s Legacy 600 aircraft, flown to and abandoned in Germany since 2012 by the then Governor Chibuike Amaechi administration.
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Former Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu, has absolved Maduka Okoye of blame for the goal conceded by Nigeria in the round of 16 match of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations against Carthage Eagles of Tunisia.

Business

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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
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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.
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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"

Columnists

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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
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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
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Senator Henry Seriake Dickson needs no introduction in Nigeria. He was Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice Bayelsa State later represented the people of Sagbama-Ekeremor

Guardian Life

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Most of its history and culture is lost as the world progresses through modernisation and migration. However, all hope is not lost as certain cultures have found ways to protect their history through oral traditions, written accounts and cultural practices handed down through generations, one of such being Otjize, the red miracle paste of the…
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Although it has been approximately 503 years since the demise of Leonardo da Vinci, this prestigious artist somehow still finds time to surface in different eras through his mesmerising artworks. The ingenious artwork Mona Lisa, and more that is known to man, has survived the history of civilization and is still adored by many enthusiasts.…
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An apple a day keeps the doctor away. A popular fruit choice, there are over 7,000 different apple species and many varieties from sweet red varieties like Red Delicious, Fuji, Gala to tangy green ones. Loaded with many nutrients and antioxidants, apples hold tremendous health benefits, from improving gut health to preventing chronic diseases. Here…
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“If you’re sad, add more lipstick and attack” Coco Chanel Several historical events influenced perceptions that significantly defined the modern-day woman, one of which is the red lipstick. The iconic “red lipstick” has existed for over five thousand years, essentially redefining what characterises the contemporary woman. Though the red lipstick appears small and insignificant, this…

Guardian TV

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2 days ago
On 27 January 2002, Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital, witnessed one of the biggest disasters that have ever hit the state and country. 20 years after, the memory is still fresh. A continued blast at the military cantonment in Ikeja left many dead. The bulk of the victims did not die under the exploding shells. Most were hauled from canals into which they jumped or were driven - some still in their cars - by the huge crowds fleeing the shrapnel descending from the sky.
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Uganda wants to curb its borrowing and boost exports in sectors such as meat and dairy as the East African country lifts restrictions triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, President Yoweri Museveni, and government officials. Uganda's trade push follows several years of reduced Chinese lending to the continent and as programmes designed to offer relief to indebted countries as they recover from COVID 19-induced slumps start to expire.