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1 day ago
•Arrests physically challenged drug dealer in Ogun, Turkey-bound businesswoman, two Malians for attempt to export Akuskura Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), have arrested an ex-footballer, Okafor Emmanuel Junior at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos, on his arrival from Sao Paulo, Brazil via Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on board an…
1 day ago
A group, the Initiative for Grassroots Advancement in Nigeria (INGRA), has lamented government’s poor response to the flood disaster in the country, particularly in Kogi State, which it observed as worst hit.
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Lagos State Police Command, yesterday, confirmed the death of two Point of Sales (PoS) thieves in Igando area of the state through mob action.
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Gombe State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested 53 suspected criminals, including 19 ladies.
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Niger State Government has expressed worry over the rate at which flood wreck havoc on riverine communities, resulting from overflowing River Niger banks since the rain began this year.
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President of the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) of the Abia State University Teaching Hospital, Aba chapter, Dr. Nnamdi Erondu, confirmed, yesterday, that his members have resumed work, following seven months salary backlog that was paid to them by the state government.
1 day ago
Investigations have revealed that over 8,000 stranded overtime cargoes, valued at about N3 trillion, are currently littering the country’s three major seaports – Apapa, Tin Can and Onne – with little or no effort made to find a lasting solution to the nuisance caused by the scraps.
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After another fence-mending session at the weekend between presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, who has remained estranged since the party concluded its convention in May...
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It was not cheery news on the trading floor of the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX), as activities on the stock market took a negative turn last Tuesday following the increase of the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) for the third consecutive time to stabilise prices.
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A new report released by a civic organisation- Paradigm Leadership Support Initiative (PLSI) has revealed that about 1,432 low-income homes across five states have remained unoccupied despite being completed.
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Acting Federal Controller of Works in Anambra State, Seyi Martins, has promised that the second Niger Bridge will be ready for use by December this year to ease movement into the South East.
 

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The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) and a former Nigerian Ambassador to the Philippines, Dr. Yemi Farounbi, yesterday, reacted to the call by the President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN)
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Abiodun received the laurel at Nigeria’s 62nd Independence Anniversary and Global Award Gala held in London, the United Kingdom (UK), at the weekend.
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The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), yesterday, berated President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration for planning to confer a national award on the Minister of Education
13 mins ago
Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Lagos State Council for Arts and Culture (LCAC), Idowu Johnson, has advocated a return to the roots when indigenous fashion was given attention
13 mins ago
The Ikoyi Baptist Church has donated three waste disposal bins to Lord’s Own Estate for easy disposal of waste by residents and passersby within the estate.
18 mins ago
Crime Victims Foundation of Nigeria (CRIVIFON) has commended the Rivers and Lagos governments for the recent domestication of the “Treatment of Gunshot Victims Act 2018.”
21 mins ago
The Trade Union Congress (TUC) of Nigeria has called on the Federal Government and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure that Nigerians have credible elections in 2023.
25 mins ago
For reportedly admitting that 137 unmanned borders in the North are being exploited by terrorists from the Sahel to unleash mayhem in Nigeria, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria
26 mins ago
The national leadership of the Road Transport Employers’ Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has urged Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to unseal its premises in Lagos State, assuring to reconcile
 

Sports

46 mins ago
Super Eagles goalkeeper trainer, Ike Shorunmu, has promised that the blunders noticed in the current goalkeeping department will soon end, saying the coaches are working hard to steady the department.
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One of Nigeria’s biggest supporters of sports, Amstel Malta Ultra, at the weekend in Lagos, unveiled Commonwealth Games silver medallist, Ese Brume, as its brand ambassador.
51 mins ago
The course is set and the players say they are ready. The stage is the maiden Eclectic Amateur Team Championship, which has received entries from over
55 mins ago
Nigeria’s number two-ranked professional golfer, Sunday Olapade, at the weekend, beat the field to win the ninth Lakowe Lakes Golf Classic.
56 mins ago
Teams participating in this year’s National Division One Handball Championship, the country’s second-tier league, are expected to start arriving at the venue, Benin City, Edo State
1 day ago
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says even Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are not immune from confidence issues as he seeks to find a solution to his side's frustrating inconsistency

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The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) and a former Nigerian Ambassador to the Philippines, Dr. Yemi Farounbi, yesterday, reacted to the call by the President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN)
5 mins ago
Abiodun received the laurel at Nigeria’s 62nd Independence Anniversary and Global Award Gala held in London, the United Kingdom (UK), at the weekend.
5 mins ago
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), yesterday, berated President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration for planning to confer a national award on the Minister of Education
13 mins ago
Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Lagos State Council for Arts and Culture (LCAC), Idowu Johnson, has advocated a return to the roots when indigenous fashion was given attention

Editorial

47 mins ago
Without a doubt, the collapse of a seven-storey building on Victoria Island, Lagos and another three-storey building at the Beirut GSM market in the Kano metropolis, have added to the avoidable waste

Features

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The tenure of the immediate past President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Olumide Akpata, which ended on August 28, 2022, has continued to generate discussions among legal practitioners.

Editor's Pick

1 day ago
Senate has directed the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) to show proof of Presidential directive for revocation and reallocation of the Atala Marginal Oil field (OML 46), owned by Bayelsa State government, to Halkin Exploration and Production Company Limited (Halkin E&P).
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President Muhammadu Buhari is to confer Commander of the Federal Republic (CFR) national honouron the immediate past Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara.
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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has implored President Muhammadu Buhari to recommit to transparency and demonstrate leadership by publicly declaring his assets at the end of his tenure in office and encouraging other members of his administration to do same.
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Joint Investigation Visit (JIV) report on the oil spill from Trans Niger Pipeline facilities in Bodo in Gokana Council of Rivers State has revealed that the incident was caused by equipment failure.

Business

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As part of measures to improve energy access, the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) has unveiled plans to leverage the Africa Minigrids Programme and also complete part of the 1,994 abandoned
44 mins ago
For Nigerian Chief Information Officers (CIOs), the consequences of a possible security breach are their number one concern as they look to navigate an increasingly-complex threat and regulatory landscape.
44 mins ago
Rising interest rates, insecurity and other economic challenges in the country coupled with uncertainty in the global economy have continued to hit hard on the equities sector of the capital market

Columnists

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At the last count between 1999 and 2020, the Academic Staff Union of Nigeria Universities (ASUU) has had 15 strike actions! 150 days in 1999; 90 days in 2001; 14 days in 2002
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When President Muhammadu Buhari stood on the floor of the United Nations to speak at the Transforming Education Summit (TE Summit) on 19, September he was fully aware of the import and gravity
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Many years ago the names one heard in NNPC were Marinho, Lolomari, Edem Duke, Olu Fubara, Green, Dakoru, Adams, Akpeyi, Itsueli, Okon, Okonkwo, Jack, Briggs, Effiong, maybe a Dapchi

Guardian Life

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Marvel Studios has released the official trailer for its long awaited sequel "Black Panther: #WakandaForever." A sequel to its 2020 blockbuster "Black Panther" the new film tells the story of the Wakanda People in a world following the death of their beloved king T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman). As revealed previously, Boseman's character was not recast, rather the…
1 day ago
Drum roll, because it’s that time of the year again. And yes, we are referring to our beloved country, Nigeria’s Independence Day. While the day is widely known for celebrating the years since we gained freedom from colonial masters (62 to be precise), it’s also an opportunity for you to worry less about what colour…
2 days ago
How do you know if you’re sexually healthy? Is it when you can desire and have sex as many times as you want, or is it when you’re free of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)? Well, there’s more to sexual health than libidos and orgasms. What is sexual health? The World Health Organization (WHO) defines sexual…
2 days ago
Drum roll, because it’s that time of the year again. And yes, we are referring to our beloved country, Nigeria’s Independence Day. While the day is widely known for celebrating the years since we gained freedom from colonial masters (62 to be precise), it’s also an opportunity for you to worry less about what colour…

Guardian TV

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Amnesty International accuses Facebook of exacerbating human rights violations in Myanmar. It claims the social network proactively "amplified" anti-Rohingya content back in 2017, when the country's military launched a deadly crackdown on the ethnic minority.
1 day ago
Amnesty International accuses Facebook of exacerbating human rights violations in Myanmar. It claims the social network proactively "amplified" anti-Rohingya content back in 2017, when the country's military launched a deadly crackdown on the ethnic minority.
2 days ago
Lebanon's 2-year-old chef, Liam el Haddad - also known as "Chef Popo" - prepares recipes with his mom for more than a million followers on social media.
3 days ago
As Nigeria celebrates her independence today, GuardianTV took to the streets to ask Nigerians how and what they think about the independence day.⁣