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In the News:
1 day ago
Justice Augustine Odokwo of an Akwa Ibom State High Court sitting in Ikot Ekpene, has sentenced a 31-year-old man to death for kidnapping a four-year-old boy, who has not been found till date.
1 day ago
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says he wants to bring former Gunners manager Arsene Wenger back to the club in some capacity and has already spoken to him about a possible return.
1 day ago
The Head of INTERPOL National Central Bureau, Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), Garba Umar, has been elected Vice President (Africa) and Executive Committee Member of the International Criminal
1 day ago
Importers and freight forwarders groan over multiple charges and extortions following the government's new policies on clearing imported vehicles.
1 day ago
The inability of licensees in the telecommunications sector to pay their respective levies, including staff salaries has become a source of worry to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
1 day ago
Federal Government, yesterday, announced its resolve to apply stiffer sanctions against oil companies linked to spillage in the country.
Breaking News:
14 hours ago
There has been palpable tension in Bassa local council of Plateau State following the killing of 11 persons in Ta’agbe community of Miango chiefdom by gunmen in the early hours of yesterday.
14 hours ago
Funmilayo Waheed-Adekojo is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of FunmiAyinkeNigeria Ltd., a multi-faceted engineering outfit certified by the Council for the Regulations of Engineering in Nigeria...
14 hours ago
It was nearly 9:00 p.m. and the screams nearly threw one off the seat. In a flash, the entire auditorium was agog with excitement as the Rexxie-produced groove anthem, Ko Por Ke, rented the air.
14 hours ago
The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, yesterday dismissed an appeal by the embattled former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, challenging the forfeiture of her $40 million worth of jewellery to the Federal Government.
14 hours ago
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel says Ben Chilwell could return to action in just six weeks after the England defender suffered a worrying knee injury that prompted fears he could miss the rest of the season.

News

5 mins ago
Britain on Saturday announced tougher entry rules for all arriving passengers and the return of a masks mandate, after confirming its first two cases of the new Omicron strain of Covid-19.
1 hour ago
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, says it has trained 2, 000 students and 300 teachers on school security and personal protection in the state.
2 hours ago
The Police Command in Lagos State has arrested a 34-year-old man, Godwin Iroro, for allegedly defiling his friend’s 10-year-old daughter.
3 hours ago
Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri arrived Saturday in Vienna ahead of talks aimed at reviving the 2015 deal with world powers
3 hours ago
World nations gather Monday to thrash out whether to pursue a pandemic treaty setting out how to handle the next crisis -- which experts
3 hours ago
The Oyo State Government has suspended three staff members of the Oyo State Basic School, Ogbomoso, over alleged sexual harassment.
3 hours ago
Mr Godwin Emefiele, Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says that in less than four weeks, the eNaira app had witnessed
4 hours ago
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said his soldiers would "destroy" rebels from the northern Tigray region, in the latest instalment
4 hours ago
The Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, said that the apex bank would establish an International Financial Centre

Sports

3 hours ago
Arsenal got back on track with a 2-0 win over Newcastle on Saturday as Eddie Howe suffered his first defeat as manager of the Premier League strugglers.
5 hours ago
Three-quarters of children have faced abuse in sport and boys are more likely to be victims than girls, a study of more than 10,000 individuals
11 hours ago
Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James was slapped with a $15,000 fine for an "obscene gesture" and warned for swearing during a new
14 hours ago
Unless a miracle happens, Nigeria’s representative in the CAF Confederation Cup, Enyimba FC of Aba, might forfeit all three points to Libya’s Al Ittihad, after the ran into a major hitch in Casablanca, Morocco.
14 hours ago
The matter of Gernot Rohr, the German coach of Nigeria’s national football team, the Super Eagles, must have been finally rested. Most Nigerians are in an unwritten agreement that the man must just go.
14 hours ago
Seun Ogunsakin defeated Marvelous Timibra 9-0 yesterday to move into the final of the Boys 14 category at the SNEPCo Junior Tennis Championship holding in Port Harcourt.

Latest

5 mins ago
Britain on Saturday announced tougher entry rules for all arriving passengers and the return of a masks mandate, after confirming its first two cases of the new Omicron strain of Covid-19.
1 hour ago
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, says it has trained 2, 000 students and 300 teachers on school security and personal protection in the state.
1 hour ago
Life sustenance is all about learning and this learning can take different dimensions. And to succeed out of these depend on how the learner can adapt to all conditions and raise his head. This is a world Nigerian media personality, social media influencer, and on-air personality, Adedoyin Ayomide Samuel, finds himself. Speaking during a recent…
2 hours ago
The Police Command in Lagos State has arrested a 34-year-old man, Godwin Iroro, for allegedly defiling his friend’s 10-year-old daughter.

Editorial

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A price increase of about 30 per cent announced lately on electricity meters countrywide is not the best thing that can happen to the power sector which is already characterised by inefficiency

Features

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Ulom Michael who is also known as Michael ASKAMAYA was recently conferred as a Doctor of Science in Hospitality Management and Corporate Governance by the European-American University Commonwealth of Dominica. Since his conferment, congratulatory messages from well-wishers, friends, family, and even staff of the Askamaya group have been showered on the business tycoon.

Stories of The Week

20 Nov
He was stark naked and walking incoherently along the presidential road, Enugu, last Tuesday afternoon. Looking at the young man who was murmuring to himself as he walked, he was not up to 25 years..
21 Nov
One year after the discovery of over one billion barrels of crude oil in the North, the Federal Government and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited...
1 day ago
Governor Willie Obiano has told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that he will be relocating to his United States base when he leaves office next March...
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On Tuesday, 17 November 2015, the Uganda government signed an agreement with Export-Import Bank of China (Exim Bank) to borrow $207 million at two per cent upon disbursement. The loan had a maturity period of 20 years including a seven-year grace period. It has now emerged that the deal signed with the Chinese lenders virtually…

Columnists

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The bad news is that our national economy remains stubbornly defiant. Past and present efforts to solve its inherent historical problems and cure
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I am aware that during President Obasanjo’s tenure attempts or near attempts were made to remove some governors unconstitutionally. This essay has copiously captured what happened with Chris Ngige
1 day ago
The article, “Okpe People are Okpe People, Prof Natufe insists,” by Prof. Tony Afejuku which appeared on the opinion page of The Guardian newspaper of September 10, 2021, came as a very interesting read.

Business

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The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to support states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) implement the Nigeria COVID-19 Action, Recovery and Economic Stimulus (NG-CARES) programme.
1 day ago
Trading activities on the floor of Nigerian Exchange (NGX) sustained a sliding profile yesterday due to losses in the shares of many blue-chip firms, especially MRS and Chams
1 day ago
Local aviation sector may not reap the full benefits of new investments and surge in passenger traffic if it continues to ignore yawning gaps in airport infrastructure.

Guardian Life

15 hours ago
Nigeria music superstars and self-proclaimed besties, Tiwa Savage and Wizkid are set to headline two concerts slated for December 17 and 19, 2021 respectively, during the Livespot X Festival.
16 hours ago
Titled Man Pikin, the 26-part series was created and produced by Ihidero, one of the most respected TV writers and producers on the continent, and owner of PinPoint Media, a Nigerian film and media company working to industrialize content creation and distribution in Africa.
16 hours ago
Over the last three years, the scope of Nigerian Afropops music has evolved to be inclusive of every demographic within its core, leading to the rise of powerful Aftopop stars that are unconventional of the typical musical stereotypes.
17 hours ago
All is set for the return of the Lagos International Film Festival dubbed LIFF 2021. Founded in 2008 by notable Filmpreneur, Madu Chikwendu, as a festival that demonstrate a concern to improve the world through movies..

Guardian TV

2 hours ago
Nigeria has the second largest film output in the world, but many filmmakers struggle with low budgets and barely make a profit. But streaming platforms are giving a boost to African films.
2 hours ago
Nigeria has the second largest film output in the world, but many filmmakers struggle with low budgets and barely make a profit. But streaming platforms are giving a boost to African films.
1 day ago
Three weeks after the Santa Barbara wellhead failed, it is still blasting water, gas and oil across Nembe in Nigeria's Delta, littering the shoreline and water with yellow-brown clumps of waste as cleanup crews and booms struggle to contain it. Santa Barbara wellhead owner Aiteo Eastern E&P, the petroleum minister and Nigeria's president have all promised that specialist workers would quickly stop the spill. But experts say the difficulties containing it are a reminder of how the once-fertile, fish-filled creeks, mangrove swamps and waterways that crisscross Nigeria's Delta became some of the most polluted areas on the planet amid decades of energy exploration.
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Indian police claim two marijuana smugglers were using Amazon's website to order and move their product. Investigators accused the retail giant of "not cooperating" with the authorities.