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Alao-Akala
14 Jan
The sudden death of former governor of Oyo State, Chief Christopher Alao-Akala must have altered political calculation and contest for the soul of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. Until his death, the Ogbomosho-born politician was chairman of the Elders Advisory Council of Oyo APC and was believed to have been calling the shots…
14 Jan
Two men and four women (including two children) were feared dead, yesterday, in an auto accident at Falokun settlement along Offa/Ajase/Ippo road in Kwara State.
14 Jan
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has intensified fight against illegal refiners in the state. Aside from directing council chairmen to fish out operators, Wike has started visiting illegal refining sites.
14 Jan
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, inaugurated five projects in Ogun State, assuring that two major federal highways under construction– Sagamu-Benin and Lagos-Ibadan–will be commissioned this year.
14 Jan
There is fear in Ayamelum Local Council of Anambra State following the discovery of the remains of a middle-aged man Mr, Okoye Tagbo, with his vital organs missing.
14 Jan
More displaced men and officers of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), at Mini Okoro Police barracks in Obio-Akpor Local Council of Rivers State have lamented their woes following the demolition...
Breaking News:
17 mins ago
As the Federal Government continues to explore new measures of raising revenue through tax reforms, there are concerns that no amount of tax revenue will be enough to finance...
1 day ago
About three years after its purchase and installation, the state-of-the-art firefighting simulator equipment is still idling away at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, Kaduna State.
1 day ago
BudgIT has urged the Federal Government, National Assembly and civil society organisations to amend and eliminate about 460 duplicated projects inserted in the 2022 budget.
1 day ago
Super Eagles Head Coach, Augustine Owen Eguavoen, says his already-qualified team has no reason to look down on their opponents or approach the game in a carefree manner when they take to the pitch of Stade Roumdé Adjia in Garoua against the Wild Dogs of Guinea Bissau tomorrow.
1 day ago
Commuters plying the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway are currently in fear of being kidnapped, following reports of several abductions on the road.

News

17 mins ago
As the Federal Government continues to explore new measures of raising revenue through tax reforms, there are concerns that no amount of tax revenue will be enough to finance...
20 mins ago
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, said it would not release the 2023 general election timetable until the Electoral Act Amendment Bill is signed into law...
29 mins ago
Chairman of the party’s Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, who made the disclosure at the National Progressive Women’s Conference...
46 mins ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has not directed anyone to implement fuel subsidy removal, President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has declared...
59 mins ago
The Lagos State government, yesterday, said it will not tolerate any attempt by residents to humiliate or attack any traffic officer, maintaining that anyone who indulges in such activities should desist
1 hour ago
Justice Mojisola Dada of a Special Offences Court, Lagos, has granted an internet celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, bail of N200 million with two sureties in like sum.
1 hour ago
In a bid to boost investments in Nigeria’s broadcast and advertising industries, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has inaugurated a 15-member audience measurement committee.
1 hour ago
t the behest of Gambian President, Adama Barrow, President Muhammadu Buhari, will today, depart Abuja for Banjul, to attend the ceremonies as Special Guest of Honour. The event is also to be graced
1 hour ago
Commercial bus drivers in Lagos have called on the government to take street urchins, popularly known as Agberos off the road before implementing the daily levy of N800

Sports

35 mins ago
Group D table toppers, Super Eagles of Nigeria, will be aiming for another record in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations when they file out against Guinea-Bissau this evening in Garoua, Cameroon...
58 mins ago
Players and officials of Guinea-Bissau have promised to end Nigeria’s unbeaten run when they clash today in their last group match in Garoua.
1 hour ago
Versatile defender, Chidozie Awaziem, has been confirmed fit by Super Eagles’ medics. Awaziem returns to full fitness, on the eve of the team’s final group phase game of the 33rd Africa Cup of Nations
1 hour ago
Super Eagles Assistant Captain, William Troost-Ekong, has promised Nigerians that the team will make them proud this evening when they face Guinea-Bissau in their last group match.
1 hour ago
This story might be of interest to Nigerians, particularly, those who are exploited on daily basis to pay as high as N50, 400 for the COVID-19 test before they travel out of the country.
1 hour ago
Despite the controversy that heralded the start of the ongoing Australian Open, which started on Monday with Tennis Australia (TA) and the county's mishandling of the men’s world No 1 player,

Latest

17 mins ago
Worried about huge financial losses to cybercrimes and hackers, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has expressed commitment to standardise the nation's Information Technology
17 mins ago
As the Federal Government continues to explore new measures of raising revenue through tax reforms, there are concerns that no amount of tax revenue will be enough to finance...
20 mins ago
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, said it would not release the 2023 general election timetable until the Electoral Act Amendment Bill is signed into law...
29 mins ago
Chairman of the party’s Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, who made the disclosure at the National Progressive Women’s Conference...

Editorial

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Six, the SAN proposal highlighted approval by the Monetary Policy Committee of the sharing of part of the Federation Account in U.S. dollars in readiness for transaction on the forex market

Features

1 day ago
Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Ahmad Lawan, and Chief Justice of Nigeria Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad will be special guests at the Justice Sector Summit 2022 scheduled to hold in Abuja on January 25. Others expected as special guests at Justice Sector Summit 2022 are Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of Nigeria’s House of…

Editor's Pick

2 days ago
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.
2 days ago
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.
2 days ago
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.
2 days ago
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

17 mins ago
Worried about huge financial losses to cybercrimes and hackers, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has expressed commitment to standardise the nation's Information Technology
57 mins ago
The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has sought wider participation of relevant stakeholders in the blue economy project to deepen participation and benefits from the country’s marine resources.
1 hour ago
The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has called on taxpayers to file their last year’s tax returns before or on January 31, 2022.

Columnists

57 mins ago
The recent decision of the Federal Government of Nigeria to introduce 10% taxation on sugar-sweetened beverages has generated a lot of controversies, comments and reactions from the wider population
1 hour ago
Incidentally, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai was one of the people that wrote and defended the Sawaba declaration. Between 1954 and 1956, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai was the National Chairman of the NEPU Youth Association
1 hour ago
On Friday, February 5, 2021, the Supreme Court brought joy to many landlords across the land when it delivered a landmark judgment that buried the ago-long antics of some tenants

Guardian Life

1 day ago
Going on weekly shopping for the whole family can be an overwhelming task after a busy week. And with the consistent pattern, we end up purchasing the wrong items that make us not able to make healthier choices for the family. However, there are a few tips that can lessen the task ahead once you…
1 day ago
Davido has taken to Twitter to shade his cousin Bamidele Adeleke for declaring his interest to run in the 2022 Osun State gubernatorial election accusing him of 'forming intellectual.' In his tweet, Davido shared a picture of his cousin posing with a provisional clearance certificate for the Osun State gubernatorial election. He wrote, "Wonderful! I…
1 day ago
It can be a great start to your day to have a cup of coffee before you begin with your activities. Coffee contains elements known to help rejuvenate the body and keep it energised.  So, when the drowsy feeling sets-in in the morning, having a cup of coffee can help turn all that around and…
1 day ago
Remember that one unspoken rule that plagues your mind when you have a wedding to attend and you think of a flirty white dress to impress? -Never wear white to a wedding. The most important thing any guest should focus on, even before choosing the dress’s colour, is not to upstage the bride.  According to…
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Boris Johnson has insisted he believed a gathering in No 10’s garden during the first lockdown would be a “work event” after being accused of lying to Parliament by Dominic Cummings. The PM was speaking at the Finchley Memorial Hospital in North London.
1 day ago
E-commerce giant Amazon will continue to accept UK-issued visa credit cards on its British website. The company emailed customers on Monday with the update. Back in November, the retail giant took the controversial step, saying it would ban the use of Visa credit cards because of high transaction fees. Since Brexit, the EU's enforced-cap on the fees charged by card issuers no longer applies in the UK.