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15 hours ago
Labour Party (LP) members in Kaduna have condemned the gruesome killing of the party’s Women Leader in Southern Kaduna, Mrs. Victoria Chimrex. Gunmen reportedly broke into her home in Manchok, Kaura Local Council, and shot her several times.
16 hours ago
Justice Adebayo Yusuf of Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin, yesterday, jailed 30-year-old Yusuf Olarewaju, a native of Erin-Ile in Oyun Local Council of the state for offences bordering on internet fraud.
16 hours ago
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) chapter, has directed its members to withhold examination results of students in protest over eight months unpaid salaries by Federal Government.
16 hours ago
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), have arrested Mr. Onyeaghalachi Stephen Nwogwugwu, one of two brothers who serve as major sources of illicit drug supplies in Southeast and South south zones of the country, after nine years on his trail.
Boko haram terrorist
16 hours ago
Terrorists have killed the aged mother and younger brother of a Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Katsina State, Kabir Lawal. While the name of the DPO’s mother was not known as at press time, the deceased brother was identified as Usman.
17 hours ago
Ogun State Police Command has arrested a native doctor, Idowu Talabi, for killing his 30-year- old co- tenant, Isau Oluwatobiloba. The suspect was arrested on Sunday, November 27, 2022, following a report lodged at Ikenne divisional headquarters by the deceased’s wife.
Breaking News:
15 hours ago
Ahead of Sunday’s third edition of the presidential town hall meeting organised by Arise Television, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has listed conditions his counterpart from the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi...
15 hours ago
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday, said it has paid out about N81 billion in rebates to hard-working Nigerian exporters as part of measures to ensure development of the export value chain in the country,
15 hours ago
Electricity stakeholders have said the lack of sanctity of contract and sincerity on the part of the Federal Government were the critical factors that frustrated the projected objectives of the power sector years after privatization.
16 hours ago
Opposition parties in Rivers State have urged the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s governorship candidate and immediate past Rivers State Accountant-General, Siminialayi Fubara, who has been declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ..
15 hours ago
Come 2023, the twin challenges of economic difficulties and existing market pressures are expected to compound telecoms operatorational costs as the Average Revenue Per User (ARPU) is expected to come under serious pressure.

News

8 mins ago
Europe's top official for enforcing digital regulation warned Twitter boss Elon Musk on Wednesday that he must do more to fight disinformation in order to comply with EU law.
1 hour ago
The APC Governorship Campaign Group in Lagos State on Wednesday, officially flagged off the re-election campaign of the incumbent governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
2 hours ago
A godmother of Prince William quit the royal household on Wednesday and apologised for repeatedly asking a black British woman where she was "really" from, plunging Buckingham Palace into a fresh racism row.
2 hours ago
*As wife, Titi, assures former VP will defeat Boko Haram Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, has promised to provide enough funds for education, praying that Nigerians will never witness another APC government beyond 2023. Atiku, who said the APC brought untold hardship on Nigerians, made this known at the party’s…
3 hours ago
The Senate on Wednesday, passed the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) N607.9 billion 2022 Appropriation Bill. This followed the adoption of the harmonised report of the Senate and House of Representatives Committee
3 hours ago
Angolan tycoon Isabel dos Santos says she is the victim of "political persecution" engineered by President Joao Lourenco, her father's successor at the helm of the oil-rich southern African country.
3 hours ago
Spanish authorities said Wednesday they had seized 5.6 tonnes of cocaine worth over 340 million euros in the port of Valencia, the nation's biggest haul of the drug in four years.
3 hours ago
The highly contagious H5N1 avian flu virus has killed thousands of pelicans, blue-footed boobies and other seabirds in Peru, according to the National Forestry and Wildlife Service (SERFOR).
4 hours ago
Former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin died Wednesday at the age of 96, state media reported, hailing him as a great communist revolutionary who helped quell the 1989 pro-democracy protests. Jiang took power in the aftermath of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, in which the military used deadly force to end peaceful demonstrations, and led China towards…

Sports

2 hours ago
Brazilian football legend Pele has been hospitalized again, but there is "no emergency," his daughter said Wednesday, the latest health issue for the 82-year-old icon, who has been in treatment following a colon tumor...
2 hours ago
Australia reached the last 16 of the World Cup for only the second time in their history with a 1-0 win over a disappointing Denmark on Wednesday.
3 hours ago
Former AC Milan and Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni said on Wednesday the implementation of the five-substitute rule has "changed the game", leading to higher-quality matches at the World Cup.
4 hours ago
Kylian Mbappe is among the players rested as France coach Didier Deschamps makes nine changes to his starting line-up for Wednesday's final World Cup group game against Tunisia at Education City Stadium.
5 hours ago
Gareth Bale shot down suggestions he could have played his final game for Wales after bowing out of the World Cup at the group stage.
9 hours ago
Iranians had been hoping for a repeat of their 1998 World Cup victory over the United States but their 1-0 defeat in Qatar on Tuesday plunged Tehran into disappointed silence as they exited the tournament.

Latest

8 mins ago
Europe's top official for enforcing digital regulation warned Twitter boss Elon Musk on Wednesday that he must do more to fight disinformation in order to comply with EU law.
1 hour ago
The APC Governorship Campaign Group in Lagos State on Wednesday, officially flagged off the re-election campaign of the incumbent governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
2 hours ago
by Hannes Venter, Industry Value Advisor: Utilities at SAP Africa NAIROBI, Kenya, 30 November 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- No company can survive a consistent loss in revenue. When companies fail to collect the revenue owed for services rendered, it puts pressure on their cash flow that could leave them unable to cover their operational costs, struggle to…
2 hours ago
BRUSSELS, Belgium 30 November 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The press release distribution start-up Clipse Africa has teamed up with Africa Communications Week, the global network of communications professionals driving Africa’s transformation, to publish the first guide to communications agencies operating on the African continent.  The publication of African Communication Agencies Directory responds to a growing need as…

Editorial

16 hours ago
At the second annual ‘Imo Prays’ held in Owerri recently, Hope Uzodinma, governor of Imo State is quoted in the press to urge the people to pray so God will ‘‘arrest and expose all those involved in the dastardly...

Features

1 day ago
Tell us about the AELEX yearly lecture and its objectives. The AELEX lecture series was pioneered after the creation of the Firm in 2004, to not only participate in the conversations surrounding the change in Africa, but to be leaders, shaping the course and discourse on these changes. It has always been our Firm’s

Editor's Pick

15 hours ago
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Federal University Lokoja (FUL) branch, has demanded the sack of Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu; his Labour and Productivity counterpart, Dr. Chris Ngige as well as Festus Keyamo for constituting a clog in progress.
15 hours ago
Special Counsel to the detained Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader, Nnamdi Kanu, disclosed, yesterday, that he has served the Department of State Services (DSS) a final administrative demand to release Kanu, forthwith...
15 hours ago
Crude oil prices at the international market are sliding as demand uncertainties triggered by Covid-19 related protests hit China. Anger over China's zero COVID-19 policy has intensified, sending residents in major cities..
17 hours ago
The Federal Government has assured that the Startup Act would ensure fresh investments into the tech ecosystem, as well as the Nigerian economy.

Business

14 hours ago
To improve cargo and haulage movement in Nigeria, there must be establishment of standard repair plants, outsourcing development of standard low-cost transit parks, and increase in warehouse and storage capacity.
14 hours ago
Stakeholders in Nigeria's mining sector have backed the Electronic Mining Cadastre Plus (eMC+), stating that the online application is key for diversifying the economy.
15 hours ago
The Chief Executive Officer, Lagos Free Zone (LFZ), Mr. Dinesh Rathi has expressed confidence that the integration of Lekki Port with Lagos Free Zone would be a major catalyst to bringing about huge economic fortunes for Nigeria.

Columnists

15 hours ago
To paraphrase the former US Defence Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, there are things that we know, that we know, which we call known knowns. And there are things we know that we do not know, these are known unknowns.
15 hours ago
There is an ill-disguised recognition of the embarrassment of the Tinubu campaign obloquies as the APC presidential candidate stumbles from one gaffe to another in a blundering streak. Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has bettered the bumbling record of Mrs. Malaprop..
16 hours ago
It is again important to state that the scheme, even with its unparalleled incentives that appear like a comprehensive tax holiday still remains the Nigeria’s economic fulcrum.

Guardian Life

6 hours ago
Will Smith has opened up to Trevor Noah on The Daily Show about the famous slap saga at the Oscars in March. During the promotion of his film "Emancipation", Will Smith who described the night as "horrific" said of the incident "And it’s like I understood the idea where they say hurt people hurt people.…
8 hours ago
Prince William and his wife Kate head to the United States this week for their first visit in eight years, and the popular couple's inaugural trip as prince and princess of Wales.
8 hours ago
In a recent lecture on freedom of speech, Chimamanda Adichie raised concerns about self-censorship. The acclaimed writer said that young people are growing up "afraid to ask questions for fear of asking the wrong questions". She opined that such an environment can lead to what she describes as"the death of curiosity, the death of learning…
9 hours ago
Former Mr. Universe, singer, and actor Slami Ifeanyi was killed in Umubere, Akwa, the state capital of Anambra. The 31-year-old songwriter was attacked and killed while operating his recently purchased vehicle. The singer was attacked, according to a close friend of the musician who spoke about the incident. He said that the incident happened when…

Guardian TV

12 hours ago
These are some of the Chibok Girls abducted in 2014 by Boko Haram terrorists and later rescued by the Nigerian military. On Tuesday, 29 November 2022, some of them were presented to the public and The Guardian’s Leo Sobechi witnessed the presentation.
12 hours ago
These are some of the Chibok Girls abducted in 2014 by Boko Haram terrorists and later rescued by the Nigerian military. On Tuesday, 29 November 2022, some of them were presented to the public and The Guardian’s Leo Sobechi witnessed the presentation.
15 hours ago
Somalia's health practitioners overwhelmed as conflict intensifies amid severe drought
1 day ago
London's Horniman Museum signed over ownership of 72 artefacts, looted by British soldiers in 1897, to the Nigerian government on Monday.