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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:
1 day 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
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 day ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has not directed anyone to implement fuel subsidy removal, President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has declared...
1 day ago
Nigeria will receive no fewer than 1,030 Benin artefacts from Germany this year, Director-General, National Commission for Museums and Monuments, Abba Tijani, has said.
1 day ago
Confirming concerns about Nigeria’s production challenges, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC’s) Monthly Oil Market Report (MOMR), published yesterday, showed that oil output

News

30 mins ago
Exactly a month after President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to the 2021 Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill on the grounds of insecurity and cost of conducting direct primary,....
32 mins ago
The House of Representatives, yesterday, unveiled plans to investigate alleged involvement of Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami and Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba Alkali...
33 mins ago
A group, Coalition of Women for Osinbajo, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to endorse Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the consensus candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
45 mins ago
In line with his administration’s commitment to traffic management and transportation, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has acquired two sets of new 10 cars Talgo 330kmph trains for Lagos Red Line project.
45 mins ago
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has charged the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Akali Baba, to make public the findings of the panel that investigated the invasion...
45 mins ago
The Federal Government, yesterday, said it would initiate a fact-finding process to determine the true state of affairs on the issues surrounding the removal of fuel subsidy.
46 mins ago
The United States Mission in Nigeria has taken bold steps to bolster democracy in the country by defending free and fair elections.
47 mins ago
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, said yesterday, his government has received the list of illegal refineries from local council chairmen.
50 mins ago
The High Court of Abia State, yesterday, ordered the Federal Government to pay N1 billion compensation to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu...

Sports

38 mins ago
Nigeria maintained its winning streak at the ongoing African Cup of Nations, beating Guinea Bissau 2-0 in their last Group D match of the competition.
50 mins ago
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has said he has no problems with Eden Hazard or Gareth Bale and believes the pair could play a bigger role in the second half of the season.
1 hour ago
Ralf Rangnick defended Cristiano Ronaldo after the Manchester United star's petulant reaction to his substitution cast a shadow over their 3-1 win at Brentford on Wednesday.
1 hour ago
Former Super Eagles Defender, Ifeanyi Udeze, has said that the performance of teams, tagged minnows, in the group stage of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations clearly shows that the continent’s game is coming of age.
1 hour ago
It was business as usual for the top seeds at the ongoing premier slam of the year in Melbourne at the end of play yesterday. The top half played their second round matches yesterday and most went through in straight sets.
1 hour ago
Nigeria’s U-20 Girls, Falconets, will fly into the city of Douala today ahead of a FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, fourth round, first leg encounter against their Camerounian counterparts.

Latest

30 mins ago
Exactly a month after President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to the 2021 Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill on the grounds of insecurity and cost of conducting direct primary,....
32 mins ago
The House of Representatives, yesterday, unveiled plans to investigate alleged involvement of Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami and Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba Alkali...
32 mins ago
Stakeholders have faulted the launch of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) rice pyramid unveiled by President Mohammadu Buhari...
33 mins ago
A group, Coalition of Women for Osinbajo, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to endorse Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the consensus candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Editorial

44 mins ago
The cycle of premature electioneering politics is here again unfortunately, as it has been since Nigeria returned to civilian rule in 1999, when the year preceding new election exercise is usually dominated by politicking ....

Features

1 hour ago
.Ikechukwu Chukwuma is 46-years old and weighs 127 kilogrammes. Chukwuma could hardly walk because of excruciating pains in his knees and ankles. After medical examination...

Editor's Pick

3 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.
3 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.
3 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.
3 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

32 mins ago
Stakeholders have faulted the launch of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) rice pyramid unveiled by President Mohammadu Buhari...
39 mins ago
To increase cocoa production from the current 250,000 metric tonnes (MT) to 500,000MT in the next five years, the Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria (CFAN) has urged the Federal Government to establish a development fund.
1 hour ago
The African Petroleum Producers Organisation (APPO) has said that Dangote Oil Refinery would reduce importation of petroleum products production into the continent by as much as 36 per cent.

Columnists

37 mins ago
Anambra State, with the epithet: ‘Light of the Nation’, has, for many years been known for churning out pleasant surprises in several facets of life.
53 mins ago
Chief Ernest Adegunle Shonekan provided the confluence in which the two rivers of Nigerian history met. For him, power was a reward of a lifelong acquaintance with influence.
1 hour ago
The implementation of a tax on these sugar sweetened beverages has emerged as a key target for policy intervention among economic and health advocates.

Guardian Life

1 day ago
Nigerian feature film, Eyimofe (This Is My Desire), has made history as the first Nigerian film to earn an NAACP Image Awards nomination. Directed by the Esiri twins – Arie and Chuko Esiri – and presented by GDN Studios, a subsidiary of The Guardian Group, publishers of The Guardian newspapers, Eyimofe received its historic NAACP…
1 day ago
Afrobeats superstar Wizkid has announced the indefinite postponement of his Made In Lagos Canada tour.  The singer shared this update in a post to his Twitter account on Wednesday. He noted that scheduled stops for the tour would no longer proceed this month as planned.  The post reads, "Due to existing and public health measures being introduced…
1 day ago
Popular comedian and actor, Ayo ‘AY’ Makun, has welcomed a second child with his wife, Mabel. The elated father made this announcement through his Instagram page on Tuesday. The couple got married in November 2008. AY’s new baby, named Ayomide, came into the family 13 years after they had their first child, Michelle. To express…
1 day ago
We start every day all planned, aimed at achieving our tasks for the day. Some even have a “to-do list” they check off every day because they do not want to leave some things undone during the day. These are ways we try in organised fashion to endeavour that our busy day is handled with…

Guardian TV

2 days ago
The Super Eagles of Nigeria may further consolidate her position as the country faces Guinea Bissau in the third group stage game of the AFCON 2022 tournament this evening. Nigeria edged out the Pharaohs of Egypt in the first game of the competition and the Falcons of Jediane to secure a top position in the group. Host Dennis Erezi and Guest Analyst Ifeanyi Ibeh preview the match and what to expect.
2 days ago
The Super Eagles of Nigeria may further consolidate her position as the country faces Guinea Bissau in the third group stage game of the AFCON 2022 tournament this evening. Nigeria edged out the Pharaohs of Egypt in the first game of the competition and the Falcons of Jediane to secure a top position in the group. Host Dennis Erezi and Guest Analyst Ifeanyi Ibeh preview the match and what to expect.
2 days ago
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.
2 days 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.