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2 days ago
Marwa spoke yesterday at the commissioning of NDLEA call centre with toll free helpline manned by professionals and experts in counselling, psychotherapy, psychology and psychiatry among others in Abuja.
2 days ago
AMID growing concerns, the people of Niger Delta have released a 19-page demand, among which is immediate review of Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) 2021 by the National Assembly.
2 days ago
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that it supervised the primary election that produced Muhammad Abacha as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Kano State.
2 days ago
The Trade Union Congress (TUC), Oyo State chapter, yesterday, vowed to mobilise for the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, as directed by the national body of the labour centre.
2 days ago
The CG canvassed support for security agencies through information supply by Nigerians for reliable intelligence that could contain the wave of insecurity in the country.
2 days ago
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba, has warned that there would be severe sanctions for criminal elements who engage in activities such as illegal bunkering and illegal refining of oil products...
Breaking News:
10 hours ago
Barring a quick intervention from the Federal Government, air travellers, and the industry could be jolted in the days ahead as the unrepatriated funds for foreign airlines accruing from sales...
10 hours ago
Its birth, on February 22, 1983 as a weekly publication and thereafter a daily publication on July 4, created a radical change in the practice of journalism in Nigeria.
10 hours ago
The Artistic Director/Chief Executive Officer of National Troupe of Nigeria (NTN), Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed, has said he is ready to support the creative, cultural and performing arts as part...
10 hours ago
Indigenous Oil & Gas Company, Eroton Exploration and Production Company Limited has said the oil spill from its wellhead in the Niger Delta region was caused by activities of vandals ..
10 hours ago
A former governor of Borno State, Senator Kashim Shettima, yesterday, said Nigeria lacked selfless and charitable leaders dedicated to meeting the needs of the less privileged in society.

News

51 mins ago
The Debt Management Office (DMO) says revenue generation is a major constraint of the Federal Government and impacts the country’s debt situation negatively.
57 mins ago
The FinTech Association of Nigeria says Financial Technology (FinTech) operators accounted for 63 per cent of the 1.37 billion dollars in funding raised in Nigeria in 2021.
1 hour ago
The daughter of Iran's former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was charged with carrying out propaganda activity against the country and blasphemy in social media comments, the judiciary said Sunday.
2 hours ago
Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) says he never asked Christians to buy guns for self-protection.
2 hours ago
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has begun training for a newly-established security outfit, Community Protection Guard (CPG) to tackle banditry and kidnapping in parts of the state.
2 hours ago
Major Hamza Almustapha (rtd), Presidential Candidate of Action Alliance (AA) on Saturday in Zaria said his party would not compromise Nigeria in the hands of people who care less about its future.
3 hours ago
A Hong Kong lawmaker who posed for a group photo with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the leader's visit to the financial hub this week confirmed Sunday he has since tested positive for coronavirus.
3 hours ago
Sierra Leone's government has approved a draft law that would decriminalise abortion in a country with one of the world's highest maternal mortality rates.
4 hours ago
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday engaged in commercial tricycle business as he rode and picked a male passenger around the Kuto area of Abeokuta.

Sports

10 mins ago
Novak Djokovic admits he is a convert to Wimbledon's new middle Sunday play rule as the three-time defending champion aims at reaching the quarter-finals for the 13th time.
5 hours ago
Israel Adesanya brushed aside the challenge of Jared Cannonier in a masterclass of technical precision at UFC 276 and looks set to have a grudge match against Alex Pereira – the only man to have ever knocked him out. The UFC middleweight champion's clash with his American challenger never quite ignited and Cannonier struggled to…
7 hours ago
Nigeria's Israel Adesanya cruised to the fourth title defence of his middleweight UFC belt against Jared Cannonier early on Sunday morning (Nigerian time) in a fight that sometimes looked one-sided. The fight ended in a unanimous decision with the judges scoring the bout 49-46, 49-46 and 50-45 for the Last Stylebender. Adesanya's last fight also…
9 hours ago
Michael Lahoud, a Major League Soccer (MLS) commentator, and former Cincinnati and Philadelphia Union midfielder, went lyrical about Scottish-born Nigerian Celtic U-17 midfielder Eseosa Sule at the 2022 Generation Adidas Cup. Eseosa Sule was one of the star performers for the club in the competition that saw his side take on a number of star-studded US U-17 club…
10 hours ago
Jenkins Alumona has been in the forefront of the country’s drive to revive boxing, as a sport and profession-+. His Flykite Promotions has been the leading boxing promoting outfit in Nigeria..
10 hours ago
The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has announced a 150 per cent increase in the prize money for winners in this year’s TotalEnergies Women’s Africa Cup of Nations ...

Latest

10 mins ago
Novak Djokovic admits he is a convert to Wimbledon's new middle Sunday play rule as the three-time defending champion aims at reaching the quarter-finals for the 13th time.
51 mins ago
The Debt Management Office (DMO) says revenue generation is a major constraint of the Federal Government and impacts the country’s debt situation negatively.
57 mins ago
The FinTech Association of Nigeria says Financial Technology (FinTech) operators accounted for 63 per cent of the 1.37 billion dollars in funding raised in Nigeria in 2021.
1 hour ago
The daughter of Iran's former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was charged with carrying out propaganda activity against the country and blasphemy in social media comments, the judiciary said Sunday.

Editorial

10 hours ago
Report that no fewer than 800 Nigerians are awaiting execution in South Asian countries over drug-related crimes is devastating. It merely underscores the degenerate state of a country whose image on the global arena....

Features

10 hours ago
Over 60 per cent of fish farmers has been forced to shut down, while others are struggling to stay afloat due to the rising cost of feed and other challenges bedeviling the industry.

Stories of The Week

3 days ago
A mild drama, yesterday, played out on the floor of the upper legislative chamber when the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, switched off the public address system attached to Senator Rochas Okorocha...
4 days ago
A WASHINGTON DC, United States-based tertiary institution, Nexford University, has partnered with PiggyVest to offer scholarship to students affected by the ongoing Academic Staff Union of Universities
3 days ago
The Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Ministries has refuted claims on social media that its General Overseer, Pastor Lazarus Muoka, and the church are supporting a particular political party
3 days ago
There appears no end in sight to the strike by university teachers as the national president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof Emmanuel Osodeke, said they are yet to hear

Business

10 hours ago
The Nigerian Breweries Plc has advocated the need for the Federal Government to place sorghum as a focus crop under its ‘Anchor Borrower Programme’ given the growing demand and usage by many manufacturing companies...
10 hours ago
To further enhance smooth distribution of petroleum products across the country, the Nigerian Independent Petroleum Company (NIPCO) Plc has unveiled its plans to increase its investment in the sector.
11 hours ago
Considering the power situation in the country, Ariston, an operator in the thermal comfort industry, has introduced new water heater technologies that can save about 75 per cent energy cost...

Columnists

10 hours ago
Acting on the strength of the current political tempo (or is it temperature) in the country, which encourages all to obtain their Permanent Voters Cards (PVC), I took a trip to one of the Government buildings...
11 hours ago
My brother, it is becoming increasingly disconcerting and very curiously so that it is safer to be a Christian in Afghanistan and Pakistan than in Nigeria. It is really concerning
12 hours ago
It has been eight years, but like a festering wound, the national slight that Chibok in Borno State Nigeria represents just refuses to go away, becoming in the process the symbol of the sinister scar..

Guardian Life

1 hour ago
Generally, with humans, there is always a chase for something bigger, larger, weightier, taller, smarter, prettier, and so on. Just as the tropical trees, whose indulgence is craven in the competition of the survivor of the fittest'; the living marinade of animals vying for space and food in order to attain a "better" growth, people…
3 hours ago
Ofada Sauce is one sauce that is loved by all, and it is very easy to cook. It can be eaten with rice, which is preferred by all, yam, and any other preferred carbohydrate. Ingredient Assorted meat (Boiled) Kpanla fish Tomatoes (different species) Red and green chili peppers are Onion (diced) Palm oil Crayfish (Grounded)…
7 hours ago
Wuraola Ayeni Ogungbola is a food manufacturer, coach, mentor and entrepreneur. She is also a business consultant, who helps entrepreneurs navigate through avoidable mistakes to help them make better business decisions. The new author speaks on her almost two decades pursuing entrepreneurship and her ‘crazy idea’ to launch three books in one day. How did…
8 hours ago
David Akinfenwa The era of digitisation and technological development has enabled many African creative businesses - including fashion - to gain global visibility, reach a broader, more diverse audience and customer base, and various opportunities for more revenue.  According to the statistics published by the United Nations, digital technologies have advanced more rapidly than any…

Guardian TV

3 hours ago
Trafficking of timber is rampant in the country because of the high demand for rosewood in China.
3 hours ago
Trafficking of timber is rampant in the country because of the high demand for rosewood in China.
9 hours ago
After years of discussion and agitation, Germany has agreed to return looted African colonial artefacts, including over 1,000 Benin Bronzes that will be repatriated to Nigeria.
1 day ago
The fourth edition of Men's Arab Fashion Week kicks-off in Dubai, featuring collections by designers from the Arab world and beyond looking to grow men's fashion scene in the region.