Month: August 2017

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Adegbite AdedotunAugust 31, 2017

President Trump sends appreciation to rescue workers

With the gradual subsiding of 4.3inch stormy Hurricane Harvey that ravaged the vast land of Houston and rescue workers including ...

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EzinneAugust 31, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Abike, Atiku, @Jaja Phd, Sean Tizzle and others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Adegbite AdedotunAugust 31, 2017

Trump to donate $1 million for #HurricaneHarvey victims – White House

As Hurricane Harvey recedes in the Houston area of Texas, numerous help and support have begun to troop in. One ...

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EzinneAugust 31, 2017

“You just heard? WTF is wrong with you people! | Nigerians lash out at President Buhari over Benue floods

Four days ago, Makurdi, Benue became the latest casualty of flooding around the globe, as heavy rains lasting over four ...

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RoqeebahAugust 31, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] UK foreign secretary, Boris Johnson meets with Osinbajo

Donald Trump’s twin from another mother, Boris Johnson spent sometime with the Vice President, Mr Geoffery Onyeama, the Foreign Affairs ...

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ToluAugust 31, 2017

Idris Elba, Ryan Gosling, Prince Harry: Meet Glamour’s Sexiest Man of the Year 2018 contenders

Glamour Magazine has just released the contenders for this year’s Sexiest Man of the Year and it is one mighty ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2017

“It is too late for Nigeria to disintegrate” – Fayose

The governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, has said it is too late for Nigeria to break up. Fayose said this ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2017

Nigeria Police Force confirms Imohimi as the new Lagos CP

The Police authorities have confirmed the replacement of erstwhile Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, Fatai Owoseni with Imohimi D. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2017

This administration will not rest until we see the Nigeria of our dreams – Buhari

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari Thursday, said his administration “would not rest on his oars until Nigerians see the country of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. 1. WE’RE TRYING TO UNDERSTAND THIS NEW, REMORSEFUL DINO MELAYE When ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 31, 2017

Any aid to Nigerians caught in Hurricane Harvey?

by Alexander O. Onukwe With about 44,000 persons, Texas has the largest Nigerian population of any state in the United ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2017

Renato Sanches joins Swansea on a season-long loan

Renato Sanches has completed the necessary paperwork while away with Portugal and will link up with his new team-mates upon ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2017

Kylian Mbappé joins PSG on loan

Kylian Mbappe has joined Paris Saint-Germain on loan from AS Monaco until June 30, 2018; ahead of a £166 million ...

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ToluAugust 31, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: We’re trying to understand this new, remorseful Dino Melaye

When a man admits that he needs to repent, the first question that comes to mind is, “What are your ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 31, 2017

Our worn out global village of landslides, floods and hurricanes

by Alexander O. Onukwue The landslides that ravaged Sierra Leone a week ago took north of 1000 lives. About the ...

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RoqeebahAugust 31, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] What exactly is the FG doing with their website?

On Tuesday morning when we tried to no avail to open the official website for the Federal government of Nigeria, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2017

Donald Trump to meet with the “Big 6” to modify the tax code

U.S. President Donald Trump will Tuesday, meet with the “Big Six” group negotiating a plan to remodel the tax code ...

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SponsorAugust 31, 2017

The Beatz Awards call for entry

THE BEATZ AWARDSTM is here again for her annual award event, created to celebrate the creative minds behind music production, ...

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Adegbite AdedotunAugust 31, 2017

No decisive progress on key Brexit issues – EU’s chief negotiator

Michel Barnier, EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, has revealed there is “no decisive progress” on cogent issues in talks with the ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 31, 2017

Why are we not seeing charity donations to Benue flood victims?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Two of the biggest stars of Hollywood, Sandra Bullock and Leonardo DiCaprio, have donated $1 million ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2017

#HurricaneHarvey: Pope Francis says he is “deeply moved” by the devastating effects

Pope Francis Thursday, said he was touched by the “tragic loss of lives” and damage caused by storm Harvey in ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2017

#BenueFlood: Figures of people displaced, houses lost increases

The Benue State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said over 110,000 people in 24 communities including Makurdi were displaced by flood. The ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2017

“Many Nigerian women are the cause of domestic violence” – Commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Lola Akande Thursday, said the actions of many women ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 31, 2017

What Hurricane Harvey should remind us about Nigeria’s education

by Alexander Onukwue Amidst the devastation that has been produced by the category 4 tropical cyclone known as Hurricane Harvey, ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 31, 2017

Opinion: Governor Rochas Okorocha- A complete failure of leadership

by Peter Adeshina Yesterday 30th of August, Governors of states in the South-East region met with the leader of the ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 31, 2017

America in narration: “…And after the eclipse came the hurricane”

by Alexander O. Onukwue Less than a week after it witnessed its first total Eclipse of the sun in a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2017

FG set to link Nigeria’s 36 states with rail – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said that the Federal Government would ensure that the entire country is connected ...

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Adegbite AdedotunAugust 31, 2017

Congress to provide relief to #HurricaneHarvey victims – Texas rep

A Republican Texas lawmaker, Michael Burgess has predicted that starting from next week, Congress would deliver financial relief to the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2017

Global hit song, Despacito causes Bertelsmann to record €500m profits

The combined successes of the 2017 song of the summer, Despacito, the sales of the TV series American Gods and the popularity of ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 31, 2017

Opinion: This is the best way to do business now

by Oluwafemi Oyefeso   In recent times the number of touch points which a customer can contact an organization through ...

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