Friday, 3rd December 2021
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In the News:
12 hours ago
Residents of Dutse, the Jigawa State capital are groaning over acute water scarcity, which has paralysed activities in the state.
12 hours ago
As the controversy over the death of Sylvester Oromoni, a 12-year-old Dowen College student rages, the school authorities have refuted claims that the pupil was beaten to death
12 hours ago
Elder statesman and former Aviation Minister in the First Republic, Mbazurike Amaechi, yesterday, said the only way an Igbo man can emerge as president in 2023 is for the Peoples Democratic Party
12 hours ago
Pathology and forensic scientists have cautioned medical laboratory scientists against disclosing the status of Human Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
12 hours ago
Anthony Joshua will consider a step-aside offer from Oleksandr Usyk’s camp to allow the Ukrainian to fight Tyson Fury for the undisputed heavyweight championship, reports express.co.uk.
12 hours ago
The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists, yesterday, abducted six staff members of the Works Ministry at Wovi village along Damboa/Chibok road in Borno State.
Breaking News:
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As Nigeria joins the rest of the world today to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), the over 31 million community of Persons Living With Disabilities...

12 hours ago
World leaders must go beyond “grand gestures” to feed the 45 million people around the world who are on the brink of famine, 120 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have warned...
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, re-arraigned former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, and his company, Spotless Limited, before a Federal High Court, Lagos...
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Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court Abuja, yesterday, rescheduled the trial of detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, from January 19, 2022, to January 18, 2022.
12 hours ago
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says it has not received any application from former Super Eagles coach, Johannes Bonfrere, despite media reports that he has formally applied...

News

3 mins ago
The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) says media attack would not distract the management. The establishment is under the Ministry Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development. Sampson Ikemitang, Head of Public Relations, in a statement, insists procurement processes and approvals are in line with the Public Procurement Act, 2007.…
55 mins ago
The Police in Niger said it has arrested two suspected bandits and recovered 71 cows and 23 sheep which they allegedly stole.
58 mins ago
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, says all is set to launch the pilot nationwide deployment and use of Virtual Court Proceedings in Nigeria’s Correctional Centres.
1 hour ago
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is expecting 20 ships laden with petroleum products and other items from Dec. 3 to Dec. 14.
1 hour ago
Lagos State has shut down Dowen College, Lekki, indefinitely following the death of a student, Sylvester Oromoni Jnr, after allegedly being bullied by schoolmates. Commissioner for Education Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo announced the closure after a meeting with the School Management and Staff. State authorities said the school will remain shut until the completion of the…
1 hour ago
The state of New York has confirmed five cases of the coronavirus Omicron variant, Governor Kathy Hochul said Thursday, bringing the total number of US detections of the new strain to eight.
2 hours ago
After 21 months of protracted closure and public suspense on reopening for Church Services at The Synagogue Church Of All Nations SCOAN, life will begin to beam again as from Sunday, December 5, 2021, at its Ikotun-Egbe, Segun Irefin sprawling headquarters in Lagos as its gate would be open for its global members who have all been yearning for the church to begin the usual live service programs.
2 hours ago
The OML 29 Wellhead in the Santa Barbara South field in Nembe, Bayelsa State which blew up on November 3, 2021 is being pumped with chemicals that will contain further leakage in "one or two days."
2 hours ago
Ghislaine Maxwell tightly regulated every detail in Jeffrey Epstein's Palm Beach mansion as "lady of the house," a former employee testified Thursday during the British heiress' sex trafficking trial.

Sports

1 hour ago
Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool have set a fearsome pace in the Premier League that no other team can live with as a thrilling three-way title race takes shape. Thomas Tuchel, Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp are in charge of three of Europe's hottest sides, with Liverpool, in third place, already seven points clear of…
2 hours ago
Bundesliga star strikers Erling Haaland and Robert Lewandowski go head-to-head on Saturday when Borussia Dortmund host Bayern Munich in the top-of-the-table clash.
3 hours ago
Real Sociedad will attempt to halt Real Madrid's march away from La Liga's chasing pack on Saturday in a battle of first against third at the Reale Arena.
4 hours ago
Ralf Rangnick said Friday he wanted to "balance" Manchester United by strengthening the club's leaky defence.
4 hours ago
Paris Saint-Germain have been milking the fact that they have this year's Ballon d'Or winner in their ranks, but Lionel Messi was crowned the world's best player for the seventh time in his glittering career entirely because of what he achieved elsewhere.
5 hours ago
Michael Carrick exited Manchester United with a win as Cristiano Ronaldo surpassed 800 goals for club and country with a double to see off Arsenal 3-2 on Thursday.

Latest

3 mins ago
The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) says media attack would not distract the management. The establishment is under the Ministry Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development. Sampson Ikemitang, Head of Public Relations, in a statement, insists procurement processes and approvals are in line with the Public Procurement Act, 2007.…
55 mins ago
The Police in Niger said it has arrested two suspected bandits and recovered 71 cows and 23 sheep which they allegedly stole.
58 mins ago
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, says all is set to launch the pilot nationwide deployment and use of Virtual Court Proceedings in Nigeria’s Correctional Centres.
1 hour ago
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is expecting 20 ships laden with petroleum products and other items from Dec. 3 to Dec. 14.

Editorial

13 hours ago
The Customs and Excise Department, no doubt is significant in implementing government’s export and import policies; and thereby generating revenue for the Federal Government

Features

12 hours ago
The Lagos State government has made vehicle inspection a mandatory condition for issuance of roadworthiness certificates, beginning from January 1, 2022.

Editor's Pick

12 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, transmitted Finance Bill, 2021 to the House of Representatives to enhance implementation of the 2022 appropriation bill.
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The Senate has refused a N323 million productivity allowance for staff of National Agency For Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) without approval from the National Salaries,
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The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), yesterday, advised the country to prepare for possibly fresh and deadlier Lassa fever, Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and COVID-19 outbreaks.
12 hours ago
In about two days from now, precisely December 5, it will be exactly six months since the Federal Government banned Twitter operations in Nigeria.

Columnists

12 hours ago
The girl-child has continued to be at the receiving end when it comes to discrimination in society, as this unfortunate development prevents her from attaining her full potentials in life.
12 hours ago
In this final analysis of ways to build sustainable, healthier, more equitable food supply systems, we examine solutions put forward by experts of the World Economic Forum
13 hours ago
As I write this, I look forward to the day, the beautiful day, the historic day and historic time and historic prospect which we shall hail with fitness and firm firmness

Business

1 hour ago
Money. The fuel that powers the world. Despite being widely accepted and commonly spoken about, it remains shrouded in mystery. Humans interact with money daily, yet know so little about it.  Money means different things to different people. Some perceive it as a means of exchange and for others, it is a measure of growth…
12 hours ago
The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has said the emergence of financial technologies (fintech) has brought new challenges
12 hours ago
Global airlines have expressed worry over fresh impositions of travel bans and flight restrictions as governments race to prevent the spread of COVID-19 Omicron variant.

Guardian Life

2 hours ago
Actor Alec Baldwin has revealed that his acting career might be over following the fatal shooting that led to the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of his film Rust. Baldwin made this revelation in an interview with George Stephanopoulos of ABC News, adding that he did not care.  In the interview, Baldwin…
3 hours ago
In anticipation of the final five episodes of Netflix's hit series Money Heist, here are five facts about the show you might not have given a second thought.  Money Heist tells the story of a group of criminals who try to pull off the biggest heist in recorded history, to print billions of euros in the Royal Mint…
5 hours ago
Fuji: A Opera returns with an exhibition of Fuji-themed digital artworks. The digital artworks have been produced by the 24-year-old Nigerian digital artist- Bidemi Tata. This exhibition is titled ORIJINALFUJIISART. The public display of these digital artworks would take two folds: a gallery exhibition and outdoor installations at three high traffic areas in partnership with…
5 hours ago
British girl band Little Mix has confirmed they'll be taking a break at the end of their upcoming tour to pursue solo projects after a decade long career.    The trio Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Perrie Edwards and Jade Thirlwall took to social media to announce their break in a heartfelt post.   A message on their official…

Guardian TV

2 hours ago
South Africa's president warns of a "health apartheid", criticising travel bans once again. This as Omicron becomes the dominant strain of Covid-19 in the country. Meanwhile in Cameroon, we meet survivors of sexual violence from the Anglophone regions. Rape and abuse are being used as weapons of war in the conflict. Finally, our reporters are in Gambia ahead of Saturday's presidential poll. We bring you a report on voters waiting to take part in the country's democratic transition.
2 hours ago
South Africa's president warns of a "health apartheid", criticising travel bans once again. This as Omicron becomes the dominant strain of Covid-19 in the country. Meanwhile in Cameroon, we meet survivors of sexual violence from the Anglophone regions. Rape and abuse are being used as weapons of war in the conflict. Finally, our reporters are in Gambia ahead of Saturday's presidential poll. We bring you a report on voters waiting to take part in the country's democratic transition.
2 hours ago
Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) and Guardian TV’s Victor Odogwu sat down with Eleanora Boyo, the founder of House of Eleanora Foundation to talk about gender and disability-based violence, as well as other issues affecting Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWDs).
5 hours ago
President Roch Marc Christian Kabore has vowed to improve the fight against terrorism following protests in Burkina Faso. However, many people feel that these are empty words and have been calling for his resignation.