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1 Jan 2019
As the fireworks rend the air heralding a New Year, many Nigerians are filled with both high hopes and fears for 2019, a defining year for the nation as citizens goes to the polls to elect new sets of leaders across the country next month. A cross-section of Lagosians who spoke to The Guardian yesterday…
29 Jan 2018
If you run a business or plan to start one, you should mark this date on your calendar: Saturday, February 3, 2018. It’s the day Nigeria’s largest event for small and medium scale businesses will be taking place. Thought leaders and top executives from the country’s biggest brands will be there as well, to lend…
12 Dec 2017
No fewer than 40, 000 persons including top business stakeholders are being expected at the 2-day STEP/YAGEP exhibition and business fair being organized by the Delta State Government. The State Officer, job creation, Professor Eric Eboh who briefed journalists on the preparations so far made, disclosed that the fair which is being organized for beneficiaries…
28 Mar 2015
THE Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) in Nigeria, a non-profit, world-wide women advocacy group, has called on all Nigerians to shun violence as they exercise their civic right in casting their votes for candidates of their choice in the 2015 general elections.


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Radio station Urooj once teemed with journalists producing news bulletins, but since the Taliban came to town, Ebrahim Parhar sits alone, broadcasting hours of religious sermons. Parhar launched Urooj, which means "The Rising" in Pashto, in the western city of Farah six years ago, carefully selecting a diverse range of programmes for an audience long…
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday recorded 167 new cases and two additional deaths from the coronavirus pandemic. This is contained in data released by NCDC on Saturday morning. The Public Health Agency said that with the new fatalities, the death toll from the virus in the country now stands at 2,769.…
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A thief in a tractor has led police on a destructive chase through suburban streets and onto train lines in Australia, after allegedly stealing motorbikes from a shopfront. Queensland Police released dramatic footage of the moment a farm vehicle ploughed into a motorbike store's window early Friday morning in Ipswich, west of Brisbane. According to…
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Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has given reasons why he created three metropolitan authorities outside the conventional local government administration.
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It would take more than political sagacity and understanding of political arithmetic to predict the outcome of the forthcoming Anambra State gubernatorial polls, which comes up in three weeks’ time...