Month: January 2018

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 31, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Hamzat Lawal, Korede Bello, Aisha Yesufu, 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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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 31, 2018

The Late 5: Olivier Giroud signs for Chelsea, President Buhari vows to review the country’s security architecture and other top stories

These are the Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. In a letter to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, President Muhammadu ...

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EditorJanuary 31, 2018

Did the Nigerian Bar Association really clear Kunle Ogunba?

As petitioner claims it has no official records of purported clearance A couple of weeks ago, the Legal Practitioners Privileges ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 31, 2018

[The Film Blog] “Hereditary” is the Scary Horror Film Everyone was Talking About at Sundance

Every film buff knows the Sundance film festival is always a useful precursor for the films that will dominate the ...

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tosin adesinaJanuary 31, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Klickonnect is giving out 250,000 grants to Five businesses in Ondo state

2018 is off to a great start for many young people who are striking out and starting their own businesses ...

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tosin adesinaJanuary 31, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] For a body whose entire job is executing the law, the Nigerian Judicial Council is very bad at their job

The Nigerian Judicial Council (NJC) is the elite body of senior judges and legal practitioners in the country. The body ...

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Eric AtieJanuary 31, 2018

This is the part of Donald Duke’s legacy that has refused to die

Sometime in the month of September, my friends and I, serving corps members in the state of Cross River, are ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 31, 2018

Microsoft Nigeria and The Future Project announce Demo Day for Accelerate LABS participants across Nigeria

The Future Project, in partnership with Microsoft, has announced the Demo Day for Accelerate LABS participants scheduled to take place ...

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ToluJanuary 31, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Dice Ailes recounts how he almost got kidnapped by armed men; Jennifer Hudson to play Aretha Franklin in new biopic | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still buzzing today. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 31, 2018

The Big 5: NFF unveils new Super Falcons coach, Trump urges lawmakers to work towards bipartisan compromises and other stories

These are the stories from Nigeria you should be monitoring today. The Oyo State Government has said its reason for ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 30, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Omojuwa, Tolu Ogunlesi, Victor Asemota [The Paddy Adenuga edition]

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

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 30, 2018

The Late 5: Presidency, National Assembly to hold security summit on Farmers-Herdsmen crisis, Raila Odinga swears himself in as the “People’s President” and other stop stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. The Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday, dismissed a fundamental human rights enforcement ...

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tosin adesinaJanuary 30, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Abia just suspended their Chief Judge because she’s not from Abia State

Abia state, South Eastern Nigeria is once again in the news and its for the wrong reasons. Like other states ...

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Bolu AkindeleJanuary 30, 2018

[The Church Blog] Covenant Christian Centre celebrates Dr. Creflo Dollar’s 56th Birthday at #WAFBEC2018

It was definitely a mixture of joy and excitement when Dr. Creflo Dollar was, at the Sunday morning session of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 30, 2018

There’s a new chat show in Nigeria, it’s a must watch and it’s called…

You know, the social media has evolved into a conglomerate of platforms where you can go to tell stories, gossip, ...

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Alexander OnukwueJanuary 30, 2018

Big Brother China: Spying means China’s candy could be bad for Africa’s teeth

  “Do not trust a person who claims to be honest, and never trust exaggerated friendliness.” When China built, furnished ...

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EditorJanuary 30, 2018

[The Sexuality Blog] Just a reminder that even victims of sexual assault can also uphold the attacker

Big Brother Nigeria is the gift that keeps on giving. Last weekend, during the launch of the new season of ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 30, 2018

[The Media Blog] Big Brother Naija: Controversy is already brewing around Tobi Bakre

Amidst the media coverage of a rather bloodless Grammy Awards, the third season of Big Brother Naija made quite an ...

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AzeezJanuary 30, 2018

The Big 5: APC to present report on true federalism, INEC not comfortable with number of registered parties, and other stories

These are the top five stories from Nigeria that you should be monitoring today. The All Progressives Congress is to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 29, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Bruno Mars, Korede Bello, Bovi, 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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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 29, 2018

The Late 5: President Buhari calls for the establishment of a single market in Africa, Russia accuses U.S. of meddling in its elections and other stories

These are the Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. Rabiu Kwankwaso, lawmaker representing Kano central senatorial district, has cancelled his visit ...

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EditorJanuary 29, 2018

#YNaijaEditorial: Like everyone else Big Brother Nigeria is cashing on Nigeria’s social media boom

After much speculation, the third installment of Big Brother Nigeria kicked off with a largely disappointing opening show, but we’ll ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 29, 2018

Paddy Adenuga’s battle for Chevron Netherlands

By Paddy Adenuga It was October 2013. Two years had passed since I had left the family business in Lagos, ...

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EditorJanuary 29, 2018

Chude Jideonwo launches Joy Inc., a revolutionary new company with a simple mission to ‘spread happiness across Africa’, pioneers all-profits-to-charity business model

After 12 years as chief executive of media group, RED based out of Nigeria and Rwanda, Chude Jideonwo has announced ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 29, 2018

I don’t care, people will always talk | Kokun Foundation boss speaks on criticism of his brand

The Rochas Foundation held its South West conference, January 25, 2018, where it invited old students, under the aegis of ...

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tosin adesinaJanuary 29, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Election season is here and the Federal government is back to threatening social media censorship

One of the biggest catalysts for social change in the 2015 elections was the widespread embrace of social media. After ...

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tosin adesinaJanuary 29, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] The government wants to illegally invade your privacy by monitoring your social media presence

The federal government of Nigeria once again is failing to keep its promises yet again. In January 2017, allegations surfaced ...

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Bolu AkindeleJanuary 29, 2018

[The Church Blog] Creflo Dollar shares vital lessons on Grace and Faith at #WAFBEC2018

Every year at WAFBEC, we look forward to sessions by pastor Creflo Dollar as he not only teaches the word, ...

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ToluJanuary 29, 2018

Fluctuating accents, sympathy cards, money makers | Meet the 20 #BBNaija housemates

It’s that time of the year again where we get to witness a gathering of total strangers who abandon their ...

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ToluJanuary 29, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Kendrick Lamar sweeps the rap field, Jay-Z gets snubbed, Bruno Mars wins Album of the Year + other highlights of the 60th Grammys | More stories

We know you dread Mondays, we do too! But here’s a quick roundup of all the entertainment stories you may ...

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