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1 day ago
An Eyewitness to the disaster at the Africa Cup of Nations game in Cameroon, which has so far claimed eight lives including two children, say stadium officials close the games before the crush.
1 day ago
For the third consecutive year, Nigeria dropped in the 2021 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) ranking released on Tuesday by Transparency International (TI).
1 day ago
Suspected thieves have broken into an Arik Air aircraft parked at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, stealing valuable gadgets.   The break-in, according to findings, has left the Boeing 737 aircraft grounded without its Flight Management Computer (FMC) and other accessories.   Arik spokesperson, Banji Ola, yesterday, confirmed the security breach, saying the matter has…
1 day ago
The Oyo State Police Command has nabbed a 23-year-old suspected burglar identified as Awoola Tobi in Ibadan. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Command, Adewale Osifeso..
1 day ago
A Lagos Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court, Ikeja, yesterday, convicted and sentenced a middle age man, Sunday Oyedele to life imprisonment for defiling three-year-old neighbour (name withheld).
1 day ago
Nigeria currently accounts for 82 per cent of Africa’s information and communications technology (ICT) market. This was made known by the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission ...
Breaking News:
1 day ago
There would be dire consequences, the Organised Private Sector (OPS) stated, yesterday, in reaction to Federal Government’s suspension of the planned withdrawal of the subsidy regime announced on Monday.
1 day ago
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its forecast on Nigeria’s output growth this year to 2.7 per cent, from 2.6 per cent projected in October.
1 day ago
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) risks mass defections if it fails to zone the 2023 presidency to Southern Nigeria, a group, Vanguard for Justice, has warned.
1 day ago
Nigeria has spent $298 million on procurement of 29 million doses of the Johnson and Johnson jab. Besides, 14,093,873 eligible persons have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine..
1 day ago
Former Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has expressed doubt over the purported suspension of his traditional title, saying the palace has yet to serve him a letter or invite him, in the spirit of fair hearing.

News

20 mins ago
The controversies surrounding continued payment of fuel subsidy may not have ended as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Limited, yesterday, presented a bill of N3 trillion for deliberations at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting...
25 mins ago
A Federal High Court, Abuja has declared as unconstitutional the Federal Government’s deduction of funds directly from the Federation Account to fund the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in line with Section 4(1)(a) and (b) of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (Establishment) Act 2019.
33 mins ago
Candidate of the former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, Chief Bisi Kolawole, was last night declared winner of the primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) held yesterday to fly the party’s flag in the June 18 governorship election in the state.
39 mins ago
Gunmen have killed three people from the same family in Rijiyan Giwa, Shendam Local Council of Plateau State.
40 mins ago
Ondo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, expressed outrage over the purchase of two bulletproof Lexus 670 LXE SUVs valued at N1.5 billion...
40 mins ago
House of Representatives Special Committee on Amendment of the 1999 Constitution has rejected a bill seeking to confer immunity on presiding officers of the National Assembly and judicial officers.
41 mins ago
Tunde Eso, an author, journalist and one-time governorship aspirant in Osun State, is losing his life to brain tumor and needs your help to get back on his feet.
41 mins ago
popular hotel in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Toprank Hotel, Abuja, has said it has nothing to do with the brutal attack and killing of a corps member, Toritseju Jackson, in the hotel’s premises on Sunday the September 12 2021...
42 mins ago
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, assured Itsekiri people of Delta State of fair deal, just as he extolled the patriotism of the 21st Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III.

Sports

36 mins ago
Coach Augustine Eguavoen has promised to support the team’s incoming manager as the country seeks to qualify for Qatar 2022 World Cup.
38 mins ago
Captain Ahmed Musa has told thenff.com that though the Super Eagles’ exit from the 33rd Africa Cup of Nations was a hard one for the players, there is no time for any pity-party and the shock has only made the squad stronger...
48 mins ago
The early elimination of the Super Eagles from the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroun has put a huge question mark on the aspirations of some individuals in Nigeria’s football circle, on and off the field of play.
1 hour ago
Malawi manager, Mario Marinica, has criticised the Africa Cup of Nations bosses as he claims that his team ‘have had to wash their own pants’.
1 day ago
Mohamed Salah scored the decisive spot-kick as record seven-time champions Egypt beat the Ivory Coast 5-4 on penalties after a 0-0 draw in Douala on Wednesday to reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.
1 day ago
When it comes to style, there is no beating the Niger Delta. Aside from the serene environment and rich sea food the people guarantee their visitors, nobody visits a Niger Delta event without having a story to tell. And so it was at the Port Harcourt Golden Jubilee Polo tournament, which attracted teams from across…

Latest

20 mins ago
Amid calls for improved budgetary allocation to education by both Federal and state governments, successive administration at all levels in the country have failed to heed the call.
20 mins ago
The controversies surrounding continued payment of fuel subsidy may not have ended as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Limited, yesterday, presented a bill of N3 trillion for deliberations at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting...
25 mins ago
A Federal High Court, Abuja has declared as unconstitutional the Federal Government’s deduction of funds directly from the Federation Account to fund the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in line with Section 4(1)(a) and (b) of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (Establishment) Act 2019.
31 mins ago
The Chairman, China Africa Business Council (CABC), Chief Dana Chen, has announced that the Chinese government is planning to invest over $300 billion in the African continent over the next three years.

Editorial

56 mins ago
It is extremely unfortunate and indeed intolerable that youths of the five states in the Southeast geopolitical zone reportedly shun a very crucial opportunity to join the Nigerian Police Force, a highly important first line law federal enforcement agency.

Features

20 mins ago
Amid calls for improved budgetary allocation to education by both Federal and state governments, successive administration at all levels in the country have failed to heed the call.

Editor's Pick

1 day ago
Almost 66 years after commercial oil discovery in Oloibiri Oilfield, the current wave of divestment hitting the nation’s oil and gas industry has been deemed necessary to allow smaller entities contribute to economic activities...
1 day ago
The Nigerian FinTech ecosystem maintained its growth trajectory within the African continent with three more unicorns – Flutterwave, OPay and Andela – joining Interswitch and Jumia as five out of the seven unicorns on the continent.
1 day ago
Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has said the Rivers State government has discovered one of the state’s Legacy 600 aircraft, flown to and abandoned in Germany since 2012 by the then Governor Chibuike Amaechi administration.
1 day ago
Former Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu, has absolved Maduka Okoye of blame for the goal conceded by Nigeria in the round of 16 match of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations against Carthage Eagles of Tunisia.

Business

31 mins ago
The Chairman, China Africa Business Council (CABC), Chief Dana Chen, has announced that the Chinese government is planning to invest over $300 billion in the African continent over the next three years.
43 mins ago
As part of efforts to curb accidents on waterways, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has invested and mounted life buoys on Lagos brown waters from Marina to Ikorodu.
44 mins ago
No less than 40 per cent of Nigerians presently live below the poverty line even as the unemployment rate tops 33 per cent, a productivity report has revealed.

Columnists

55 mins ago
I read in newspaper that the National Universities Commission (NUC) is striving to review the curricula and introduce some contemporary courses in universities. To my mind, this is not hitting the mark. The issue basically is setting the right threshold, monitoring compliance and adherence to those standards. It is certainly doubtful, from the pervasive glaring…
1 hour ago
A fourth approach was introduced as a simulation method by Klimek, Yegorov, Hanel and turned into a statistical estimation method.
1 hour ago
This is a policy taken on the life of a person known as a policy owner for an amount known as principal assured for a specified period to pay the sum assured to the policyholder at the expiration of the period or to the beneficiary...

Guardian Life

1 day ago
Losing weight takes some consistency.  However, for some people, the results might take longer than expected, and contrary to popular beliefs, it might not be that you're not exercising enough. The truth is that exercising alone might not deliver the full results you want without changing your diet and lifestyle.  How do you fix this?…
1 day ago
Kale is a popular vegetable that is known for being rich in nutrients. As a powerhouse of nutrition, kale has come to be popularly known as the “queen of greens”.  This popular vegetable belongs to the cabbage family. Kale is categorised as a cruciferous vegetable like cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts. Kale comes in…
1 day ago
Cardi B has been awarded an additional $3million in her lawsuit against Youtuber Tasha Kebe (Tasha K) The Bodak Yellow singer was awarded $3million in punitive damages and attorneys' fees in her lawsuit on Tuesday, January 25. Jurors in the suit ruled that Kebe is responsible for $1 million in punitive damages. According to Variety, her company…
2 days ago
There are two kinds of people during harmattan; the kind that breaks out and the kind that glow. Only one thing sets these two groups apart; hydration. It’s that time of the year when you don’t have to worry about sweat! That takes a huge problem off the hands of millions of Nigerians, except that…

Guardian TV

1 day ago
On 27 January 2002, Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital, witnessed one of the biggest disasters that have ever hit the state and country. 20 years after, the memory is still fresh. A continued blast at the military cantonment in Ikeja left many dead. The bulk of the victims did not die under the exploding shells. Most were hauled from canals into which they jumped or were driven - some still in their cars - by the huge crowds fleeing the shrapnel descending from the sky.
1 day ago
On 27 January 2002, Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital, witnessed one of the biggest disasters that have ever hit the state and country. 20 years after, the memory is still fresh. A continued blast at the military cantonment in Ikeja left many dead. The bulk of the victims did not die under the exploding shells. Most were hauled from canals into which they jumped or were driven - some still in their cars - by the huge crowds fleeing the shrapnel descending from the sky.
1 day ago
Uganda wants to curb its borrowing and boost exports in sectors such as meat and dairy as the East African country lifts restrictions triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, President Yoweri Museveni, and government officials. Uganda's trade push follows several years of reduced Chinese lending to the continent and as programmes designed to offer relief to indebted countries as they recover from COVID 19-induced slumps start to expire.
2 days ago
Africa's biggest football tournament is on in Cameroon and Rwanda's Salima Rhadia Mukansanga is the first woman to referee a match at the AFCON tournament. Salima took charge of the Zimbabwe vs Guinea game on January 21 and managed the men with grace and firmness.