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Monkeys Stone Man To Death In India

A man in Indian has been reported dead after a group of monkeys stoned him to death in Tikri, Uttar Pradesh. According to Sky News, Sharampal Singh was gathering pieces of wood at a dilapidated building before the monkeys threw bricks at him. The 72-year-old was rushed to the hospital...

Bank woos diasporans to local investment opportunities — Business — The...

Heritage BankThe Managing Director and CEO of Heritage Bank, Ifie Sekibo, has advised Nigerians in diaspora to seek appropriate information in order to take advantage of the investment opportunities in the nation’s economy. Sekibo said Nigerians in Diaspora can invest in housing, mining, ICT, waste management and Made in Nigeria...

DRC rebels kill 13, abduct a dozen children in Ebola epicentre

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a press conference after a meeting to decide whether DR Congo's Ebola epidemic is a 'public health emergency of international concern' on October 17, 2018 in Geneva. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP)Congolese rebels have killed 13 civilians and abducted...

How To Care For Your Wigs — Guardian Life — The...

85% of Nigerian women at one point in their lives wear a weave, wig or hair extension. A short survey carried out with an experimental sample of 40 women, shows 70% of them either had on a sew-in weave or a wig. With the huge sum, we spend on...

Trial of oil firm begins today — Nigeria — The Guardian...

courtA Lagos High Court in Ikeja will today begin the trial of how an international firm, Trafigura Baheer BV, and its Nigerian counterpart, Trafigura PTE Ltd, allegedly defrauded Nigerian companies in a 10,000 metric tonnes of Automotive Gas Oil worth N200 million, which reportedly led to the bankruptcy of Spring...

Watch: Burna Boy Walks Out On Interviewer After Calling Kenyans "Peasants"

It seems that OluwaBurna is not a favourite in Kenya. Damini Ogulu (with the stage name Burna Boy)'s statement might have come back to haunt him. His reference to Kenyans as peasants in April last year was a subject of debate for a long time has resurfaced on the internet with...

A Journey Through The Evolution of Eyebrows — Guardian Life —...

From the over-plucked to the drawn on, eyebrows have evolved over the decades. For today’s special edition, we take you down memory lane and give you a little backstory on the evolution of eyebrows. The 1910s In the beginning, eyebrows weren’t anything special. There were combing and shaping, and some women...

Labour threatens indefinite nationwide strike — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria...

NLC The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the United Labour Congress (ULC) have threatened to commence an indefinite nationwide strike from November 6 if the government does not meet their demands. The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, and that of the...

Why I left Nigeria – Nnamdi Kanu — Nigeria — The...

Mazi Nnamdi Kanu<br /> The leader of Pro-Biafra separatist group Nnamdi Kanu has said he left Nigeria because he could not get the necessary protection from the court. Kanu, who leads the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) was first seen in the public in Jerusalem on Thursday after he went underground...

Why government imposed 24-hour curfew on Kaduna — Nigeria — The...

Kaduna State.<br />PHOTO: Juju FilmsThe Kaduna State Government on Sunday said the imposition of a 24-hour curfew on Kaduna metropolis and environs was a preemptive measure to avert breakdown of law and order. Mr Samuel Aruwan, Senior Special Assistant on Media to Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai told the News Agency...

FG loses $2.5bn to gas flaring — Nigeria — The Guardian...

Gas FlaringMr Chinedu Onyeizu, Chief Executive Officer, AfriPERA, an Energy and Infrastructure Policy research organisation, says Nigeria loses about 2.5 billion dollars annually from gas flaring in the country. Onyeizu disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, in Abuja. “ Since the 1950’s, Nigeria...

Alicia Keys Gifts Husband Expensive Ride For 40th Birthday — Guardian...

Alicia Keys has shown her loving and generous side as she celebrates her husband, Swizz Beatz’s 40th birthday with an expensive gift. She pulled out all the surprises with the blindfolding to fuel the excitement. According to sources she asked him to just go with the plan and not ask...

Egypt arrests economist after critical book — World — The Guardian...

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi attends a signing ceremony following his talks with Russian President in Sochi on October 17, 2018. (Photo by Pavel Golovkin / POOL / AFP)Egyptian police on Sunday arrested economist Abdel Khalek Farouk after the publication of his book critically analysing the country’s economic and...

Temple Features Olamide In “Fire” — Guardian Life — The Guardian...

Temple is a budding young Nigerian Artist who has teamed up with Olamide for his track “Fire.” Olamide the YBNL boss compliments the song to produce a party jam with visuals characteristic of most videos. This is the first time that they will collaborate and hopefully fans will see enough...

Buhari reacts to Kaduna crisis — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria...

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the communal clashes that have left over 55 persons dead in Kasuwan, Kaduna State. “The violence in Kaduna, which has resulted in the deaths of 55 innocent people, is condemnable”, Buhari said in a twitter post on Sunday night. Earlier on Sunday, there was tension...

Beard Bonnet: To Wear Or Not To Wear

So have you heard of the Beard gang? The delightful view of seeing a dark, nicely treated as well as combed beard. Oh, what chills it sends down the spine of those lucky enough to be in the sight of its beauty. People only see the beauty of the...

The Nigerian Believer — Guardian Life — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper...

Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme was born on this day in 1932. Owing to his exceptional brilliance in Kings College, Lagos, he became one of Nigeria’s first recipient of the Fulbright scholarship in the US. He proceeded to the University of Washington where he graduated with a degree in Architecture and...

Nnamdi Kanu did not agree to work against Buhari-IPOB deputy leader...

Deputy leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Uche Mefor, has dismissed reports that the leader of the pro-Biafra separatist group Nnamdi Kanu promised to oust President Muhammadu Buhari out of office in 2019. A former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode claimed Kanu called him and promised to work against...

President Buhari to hand over ECOWAS border posts in Badagry, Tuesday...

President Muhammadu Buhari and his Republic of Benin counterpart, Patrice Talon, will on Tuesday perform the official hand-over of the new Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Border Posts at Seme-Krake and Neope-Akanu in Badagry. The Lagos State Government said on Sunday that all necessary arrangements to ensure a...

Boko Haram insurgents kill 12 farmers, displace 1,300 in Borno –...

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Sunday said 12 farmers were killed and 1,300 others displaced in separate attacks coordinated by the Boko Haram insurgents in Borno. Mr Bashir Garga, NEMA’s Northeast Zonal Coordinator, made the disclosure in a statement in Maiduguri. Garba said the insurgents hacked 12 farmers to...

Fayose flies to Lagos for trial — Nigeria — The Guardian...

Former Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose arrivING at the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes CommissionThe immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has arrived at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, to board a flight to Lagos for his trial. Fayose is expected to be arraigned at...

`Atiku will give SGF slot to South West’ – Daniel

Former Anambra State governor Peter Obi, former Nigerian vice president and the presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar and the director-general of his campaign organisation and former governor of Ogun State Gbenga Daniel on Friday, October 12, 2018. PHOTO: ATIKU CAMPAIGN ORGANISATIONChief Gbenga Daniel,...

EFCC list Obanikoro, 21 others as witnesses in Fayose’s criminal trial

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has listed 22 witnesses including a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, in the criminal prosecution of Ayodele Fayose. The anti-graft agency filed an 11-count charge of conspiracy and money laundering against Fayose, the immediate past governor of Ekiti State,...

Wozniacki struggles in WTA title defence

Caroline Wozniacki / AFP PHOTO / WILLIAM WEST / Karolina Pliskova issued a warning to her opponents at the WTA Finals with a convincing straight-sets victory against defending champion Caroline Wozniacki. The dynamic 26-year-old's easy 6-2, 6-4 triumph in Singapore was sweet revenge for Pliskova, who lost to Wozniacki in the...

Hacking The Business of Fashion in Nigeria

I have been in the Nigerian fashion industry informally since 2009, and formally since 2013. I worked every gig there is; styled and directed editorial shoots, collaborated with major Nigerian designers, working behind the shadows and sometimes front and centre with them. I have worked as an independent fashion...

Trump accuses Saudi of 'lies' over Khashoggi killing

US President Donald Trump / AFP PHOTO / Angela Weiss US President Donald Trump has accused Saudi Arabia of lying about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, his strongest comments to date on the affair as pressure builds on the administration to strike a tougher line. In an interview with the Washington...

Jordan wants Israel to return lands leased under 1994 peace deal

Jordan King, Abdullah II King Abdullah II announced Sunday that Jordan has notified Israel that it wants to reclaim two small plots of territory leased under their 1994 peace deal. "We have informed Israel (that we are putting) an end to the application of the peace treaty annexes regarding Baqura and...

On Embracing Her Curves and Colour — Guardian Life — The...

Philomena Kwao is one of the leading faces of the modern plus size movement. Her close friend sent her pictures to renowned international modelling agency Models 1, and she became the face of high fashion brands such as Evans and features in high fashion magazines such as Cosmopolitan became...

Former CJN Idris dies in London

Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Idris Kutigi, has died at 79 after a brief illness. Kutigi died on Saturday and was survived by 18 children and over 40 grandchildren. Late Kutigi was the Chief Justice of Nigeria from January 30, 2007 until December 30, 2009. Justice Kutigi served as the Attorney General...

Two rhinos die in Chad after being relocated from South Africa...

Two of six critically endangered black rhinos have died of unknown causes five months after being flown from South Africa to Chad in a pioneering project to re-introduce the animals, officials said Sunday. Rhinos in Chad were wiped out by poaching nearly 50 years ago, and the six rhinos were...