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Ballon d’ Or: Muller names player to win award this year

Bayern Munich star, Thomas Muller has backed teammate, Robert Lewandowski to win the 2021 Ballon d’ Or. Muller believes Lewandowski absolutely deserved the Ballon d’ Or this year. Lewandowski has been impressive for both Bayern Munich and the Poland national team so far this year. The striker will battle Paris Saint-Germain’s Lionel Messi to Chelsea’s […]

Environmental group trains fishers on pollution monitoring

A Niger Delta Environmental Advocacy group, on Friday, commenced training of hundreds of fishers on coastal environmental monitoring and advocacy, in Yenagoa, Bayelsa capital. The capacity building programme is coming amidst ongoing oil and gas leaks at Aiteo’s oilfield in Nembe and Conoil’s oil block at Sangana in neighbouring Brass Local Government The News Agency […]

Enugu has 152,243 stunted children – UNICEF

UNICEF said Friday that 152,243 children below five years of age are stunted in Enugu State, Nigeria’s South-east. Its Planning and Monitoring Specialist, Enugu Field Office, Maureen Zubie-Okolo, disclosed this at a policy dialogue with Enugu State executive and legislative councils on investment in nutrition. Ms Zubie-Okolo attributed the situation to poor nutrition arising from […]

Be steadfast amidst challenges, Okowa tells Nigerians

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has urged Nigerians to remain steadfast amidst the myriad of challenges confronting the country. Mr Okowa made the call on Friday at the funeral service of late Emurohwo Igbuya, the mother of the erstwhile speaker of the Delta House of Assembly, Monday Igbuya. The ceremony was held at Bethel […]

President faces another test as Algerians vote

Algerians vote on Saturday in local elections seen as key in President Abdelmadjid Tebboune’s push to turn the page on the two-decade rule of late president Abdelaziz Bouteflika. But despite official campaigns urging Algerians to “make their mark”, the vote for municipal and provincial councils has sparked little public interest. Observers are predicting a low […]

Four football matches to watch this weekend

Al Ittihad v Enyimba @Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet @7pm on November 28 Enyimba FC continues their quest to qualify for the group stage of the CAF Confederations Cup on Sunday against Libyan opponents in Tunisia. The team did not have a smooth journey to the away fixture but they should have enough under the new […]

Enyimba stranded in Morocco

Unless a miracle happens, Nigeria’s representative in the CAF Confederation Cup, Enyimba FC of Aba, might forfeit all three points to Libya’s Al Ittihad, after the ran into a major hitch in Casablanca, Morocco. The post Enyimba stranded in Morocco appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Read from the […]

Imo pitches for NDDC headship

The Imo State government is currently pitching for the headship of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), which it claims it’s its right in the spirit of equity, justice and fairness. The NDDC has been embroiled in crisis following the failure to inaugurate the board of the commission, the list of which was submitted to […]

Edo govt takes campaign against illegal logging, bush burning to Benin residents – Edo State Government

The Edo State Government, on Thursday, urged residents to desist from illegal tree felling and indiscriminate bush burning so as to preserve the state’s ecosystem. The government team, led by the Acting Team lead, Edo State Oil Palm Programme Implementation Office, Mr. Churchill Oboh, took to major streets in the Benin metropolis and some communities […]

UNIBEN grants ‘amnesty’ to 500 overstayed students

The University of Benin has granted amnesty to more than 500 students who had overstayed in the university. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Lilian Salami, announced this on Thursday in Benin in her address at the 46th and 47th combined Convocation and 51st Founders’ Day ceremonies of the institution. Ms Salami said the university had […]

JAMB: Nigerian tertiary institutions offered 706,189 ‘illegal’ admissions between 2017, 2020

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned against the offering of admissions to applicants by higher institutions outside the Central Admission Processing System (CAPS). JAMB said apart from distorting the statistics of enrollment into the nation’s tertiary institutions which it noted is required for national planning and development strategies, the conduct is also […]

Police arraign Ayiri Emami over alleged invasion

The Delta State Police Command led by CP Ari Muhammed Ali on Wednesday arraigned Chief Ayirimi Emami before a magistrate court sitting in Warri over the alleged invasion of the Palace of the Olu of Warri. The Police arraignment of Chief Emami is contained in Charge No:MW/178C/2021 on three count charges. Part of the charges […]

Group honours Innoson Motors, urges dialogue with agitators for peace

West Africa Knowledge Economic Organisation (WAKEOrg), a sub-regional group for public-private cooperation, has urged the Federal Government to dialogue with agitators and youths to create a peaceful environment for businesses to thrive. The spokesperson for WAKEOrg, Osisioma Nwolise, made the appeal at the organisation’s third anniversary and presentation of West African regional awards on Wednesday […]

Obaseki inaugurates c’ttee for devt of science, technology, innovation in Edo – Edo State Government

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Tuesday, inaugurated Prof. Kessington Obahiagbon as the Chairman of the Edo State Science, Technology and Innovation Committee, charged with the responsibility of developing a strategy that will make the state a hub for science, technology and innovation in the country. Obaseki, while inaugurating the committee at the […]