Thursday, 2nd February 2023
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19 hours ago
The Igbo World Assembly (IWA) has called on Ndigbo across the country to ignore calls to boycott the 2023 general elections.
19 hours ago
The Nigerian equities market extended bullish sentiments to commence trading for the month of February in an upbeat mood yesterday, as investors’ wealth increased by N142 billion.
19 hours ago
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, yesterday, launched the ‘IGP-SmartForce Database Management Centre’ for Personnel Records Digitalisation and Biometric Capturing of all officers of the Nigeria Police Force.
Innocent Ajiji
19 hours ago
We have made several agitations for review of salaries and allowances. In 2021, we went on three days of industrial action that lasted for two days after which the then Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi intervened and we suspended the strike.
19 hours ago
For allegedly extorting candidates in the ongoing registration exercise for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has suspended two centres.
pvcs
19 hours ago
To conduct mock poll in six LGs The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Oyo State, Dr. Adeniran Tella, has disclosed that over 800,000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) still remain uncollected in the state. Tella disclosed this, yesterday, during the stakeholders’ meeting at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ibadan towards the mock voter…
19 hours ago
What has been discussed in political circles in hushed tones and which was released through innuendoes last week Thursday, by the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, at a campaign rally in Abeokuta, was, yesterday.
19 hours ago
First day into the extended 10 days granted by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for old N200, N500 and N1,000 notes to be swapped for new ones, the cash squeeze continued across the country, yesterday, as millions of Nigerians struggled to complete transactions for goods and services.
19 hours ago
Despite rekindled efforts to revive the rail sector, there are fears that the high-end infrastructure might continue to operate at a loss.
19 hours ago
Developments within the governing Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and major opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), in Abia State, seem to be preparing grounds for arrival of a third force.
19 hours ago
Federal Government, yesterday, dismissed the recent verdict on Nigeria by Transparency International (TI), which said the country dropped five places in the 2022 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI).

News

6 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria and her neighbours must place higher premium on the effective policing of borders to check criminal activities.
6 hours ago
Commissioner of Police, Ant-Fraud Sections under the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID), Margret Agebe Ochalla, has pleaded with youths from Yache community of Cross River State to join the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and other sister agencies to fight crimes in the society.
6 hours ago
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday inaugurated the over 2000-member Kwara State All Progressives Congress Campaign Council, saying that the achievements of his administration will ease their tasks across the 193 political wards in the state. "As a government, we have made your job easy because of what we have done in every part…
7 hours ago
A digital marketing group, QNET in partnership with Transblue Limited is providing training on entrepreneurial skills and business management to help Nigerian youths start, grow and manage their own businesses.
7 hours ago
National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) has said the current curriculum used by tertiary institutions were obsolete and not in tune with present reality.
7 hours ago
The National Orientation Agency (NOA), urged youths to avoid overheating the polity by shunning hate speech, and fake news as the country goes to the 2023 polls.
8 hours ago
Management of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), has debunked reports in some media that personnel of the agency are planning a mass boycott of the coming elections over the non-payment of their allowances for the Osun and Ekiti states elections.
9 hours ago
Following a decline in youth candidacy for the 2023 general elections, the European Union (EU) Ambassador to Nigeria, Samuela Isopi has warned against the dire consequences of excluding youths from political participation and decision-making.
10 hours ago
As the world continues to change and evolve, technology has come to play an increasingly important role in shaping our lives

Sports

6 hours ago
Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed his interest in organizing a bout between former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou and Anthony Joshua. Ngannou recently became a free agent in the world of combat sports after failing to renew his contract with the UFC and is expected to transition to boxing. The 36-year-old is already being…
6 hours ago
Bruno Fernandes has hailed Erik ten Hag's role in transforming the fortunes of Manchester United after the club secured a place in the League Cup final.
6 hours ago
Chelsea manager Graham Potter says he is excited by the challenge of getting the best out of a bloated squad after the Blues smashed spending records during the January transfer window.
6 hours ago
Bruno Fernandes has hailed Erik ten Hag's role in transforming the fortunes of Manchester United after the club secured a place in the League Cup final.
6 hours ago
Charges of attempted rape and assault against Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood have been dropped by prosecutors, British police said on Thursday.
7 hours ago
Kylian Mbappe faces three weeks out with a thigh injury and will miss the first leg of Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League last-16 tie against Bayern Munich on February 14, his club announced Thursday.

Latest

5 hours ago
Youth leadership initiative will provide funding, mentorship and resources to youth-led organizations working to end NTDs in their communitiesParticipants will receive grants and training to strengthen their capacity to engage in policy and decision-making spaces, and to position them as leaders in the movement to eliminate NTDsThe initiative will also cultivate a peer network of…
6 hours ago
Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed his interest in organizing a bout between former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou and Anthony Joshua. Ngannou recently became a free agent in the world of combat sports after failing to renew his contract with the UFC and is expected to transition to boxing. The 36-year-old is already being…
6 hours ago
Bruno Fernandes has hailed Erik ten Hag's role in transforming the fortunes of Manchester United after the club secured a place in the League Cup final.
6 hours ago
Chelsea manager Graham Potter says he is excited by the challenge of getting the best out of a bloated squad after the Blues smashed spending records during the January transfer window.

Editorial

19 hours ago
The recent adjustment in the cost of vehicle insurance, especially third party insurance, has come with some controversies bordering on the justification for the increase, timing, economy and value for money for services rendered.

Features

19 hours ago
With the dawn of a new year, experts in the education sector have appealed to leaders and elected officials to ensure the survival of public institutions by allocating more funds to the sector.

Editor's Pick

19 hours ago
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries plus (OPEC+) coalition's Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) recommended no changes to the group's output policy at its meeting yesterday. The JMMC, which is made up of key OPEC+ ministers, is not a decision-making body, but it can make recommendations based on its assessment of the oil market and…
19 hours ago
Federal Government, yesterday, dismissed the recent verdict on Nigeria by Transparency International (TI), which said the country dropped five places in the 2022 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI).
19 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has explained that his administration was giving priority to rehabilitation, expansion and completion of irrigation projects across the country because of their enormous contributions to the economy of the country and of stakeholders in the benefiting communities.
20 hours ago
Economic and social activities in Enugu State were affected, yesterday, as commercial transport operators resorted to protest over high cost of petrol and scarcity of banknotes in the state.

Business

12 hours ago
Shell's net profit surged to a record $42.3 billion last year, the British energy giant said Thursday, as Russia's invasion of Ukraine sent oil and gas prices soaring.
19 hours ago
Cybersecurity firm, Sophos, has released new findings on CryptoRom scams, an elaborate financial fraud schemes that prey on and trick dating app users into making fake cryptocurrency investments.
19 hours ago
Dangote Industries Limited (DIL) has signed an agreement with China’s Sinoma International Engineering to build a six million tonnes per annum cement plant in Itori, Ogun State. The agreement was signed by the Chairman of Dangote Cement Plc, Aliko Dangote, alongside the Group’s Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development, DIL, Devakumar Edwin, while China Sinoma Engineering…

Columnists

19 hours ago
In one of his New Year sermons, Pastor Adeniyi Ajayi of the Gospel Promotion Outreach, Ori Oke Baba Abiye, Ede in Osun State numerated ‘The Currency of Life’ as ‘time, money, knowledge and relationship.’
20 hours ago
Nigeria is a study in contradiction. It has the largest proven gas reserve in Africa yet faces a significant challenge in providing access to gas for a majority of its citizens and businesses. On top of this, it occupies an unenviable position as one of the top seven gas-flaring countries in the world, according to…
20 hours ago
Many things are taking place in the land at the same time. Much as one will not wish to be sucked into the murky waters of our politics in the land, one can’t but follow developments with keen interest.

Guardian Life

7 hours ago
Nollywood actor Yul Edochie has received a lot of feedback for his part in the newest "Peter Obi" film. The Labour Party's presidential candidate was portrayed by Yul Edochie who attempted to mimic the voice, attire, and demeanor of the presidential contender, as can be seen in the teaser. Many people have discussed his participation in…
1 day ago
D'Prince is also known as El Jefe, a Nigerian Afropop recording artist, entrepreneur and the CEO Jonzing World record label. El Jefe’s monthly playlist is a curation of his favourite songs of the month He shared the inaugural monthly playlist for the month of January which features 10 songs from Ruger, Millionz, Popcaan, Drake, Rema,…
1 day ago
DJ Neptune has dropped a new single titled 'Bienvenue' featuring Ruger. DJ Neptune taps Ruger for a new thrilling single Bienvenue' which comes through with a crisp tune produced by DJ Neptune, Kukbeatz and Choke Boi. The new year is off to a bang with "Bienvenue," a brand-new classic song from DJ Neptune and also…
1 day ago
Nollywood actress and movie producer, Rahama Sadau, has called on the federal government to urgently fund the movie industry to boost the nation's economy.

Guardian TV

8 hours ago
At the start of a trip to Democratic Republic of Congo, Pope Francis has said that Africa is not a "mine to be stripped" as he took aim at the "poison of greed" fueling conflicts on the continent.
8 hours ago
At the start of a trip to Democratic Republic of Congo, Pope Francis has said that Africa is not a "mine to be stripped" as he took aim at the "poison of greed" fueling conflicts on the continent.
13 hours ago
The Naira redesign and the facing out of the old N200, N500, and N1,000 notes by the CBN has continued to cause an uproar among the citizens as no one are not able to assess the new notes. Just a few days ago, security agencies raided spots across the country to arrest those keeping the new notes.
18 hours ago
Voters in Africa's biggest economy and most populous nation are heading to the polls on Feb. 25 to elect a new president and lawmakers amid growing frustration over unprecedented insecurity, industrial-scale oil theft and surging inflation.