Month: May 2018

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 31, 2018

The Late 5: The #NotTooYoungToRun Bill Buhari signed excludes governorship, senatorial positions; JOHESU suspends strike and other stories

Here are the top stories that drove the conversation today. President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to a bill that will ...

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SponsorMay 31, 2018

Taxify now worth $1bn as they close $175m investment from Daimler

Investment to provide the momentum to expand the ride-hailing platform’s availability to drivers and riders in more African cities Taxify, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2018

The environment matters to public policy and #ThursdayTalks tackles this

The discussion for the third edition of Thursday Talks (May 31) was the environment and the need for active citizens to ...

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Wilfred OkicheMay 31, 2018

Profile: Ibrahim Kpotun Idris is a problem, but he is entirely of our making

In November 2017, a report conducted by the World Internal Security and Police Index (WISPI), and issued by the Institute ...

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Bernard DayoMay 31, 2018

“Power” star Rotimi joins the cast of upcoming romantic comedy “Singleholic”

At the moment, Nigerian-American singer-songwriter and actor Olurotimi Akinosho – aka Rotimi – is having the best of both worlds. ...

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Alexander OnukwueMay 31, 2018

The conviction of Jolly Nyame, a Prince of the House of Shame is a victory but not enough

Adebukola Banjoko, delivering judgement on the corruption case of former Taraba state governor Rev. Jolly Nyame, cited overwhelming evidence and ...

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Bernard DayoMay 31, 2018

A 2-step guide to understanding the Nollywood movie trailer

If, like me, you have been countlessly perplexed by a Nollywood movie trailer and have asked yourself this question, “WTF ...

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Bolu AkindeleMay 31, 2018

One year after his debut online Halleluyah Challenge, Nathaniel Bassey set to hold another

When we write about faith stories and movements in Nigeria, May – June 2017 will stand out as a time ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 31, 2018

The Big 5: Saraki challenges Jega to list corrupt Senators, Health Minister insists no pay for striking health workers and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the new President of Sierra Leone, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Maleficent 2 casts Chiwetel Ejiofor and Robert Lindsay; Falz explains messages behind #ThisIsNigeria video | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment over the weekend and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 30, 2018

The Late 5: Former Governor of Taraba bags 14 years jail term, Dino Melaye joins PDP at Wednesday’s plenary and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: A former Governor of Taraba State, Reverend Jolly Nyame, was on Wednesday sentenced  ...

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Bolu AkindeleMay 30, 2018

6-year-old takes the pulpit at House on The Rock Abuja’s Children’s day sermon (WATCH)

Every year, 27th of May is set aside to celebrate Nigerian children. On this day, children are given special treats ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 30, 2018

MultiChoice has new opportunities for the creative industry you should not miss

Africa’s leading video entertainment services provider, MultiChoice Africa is here with a new one – a Pan-African social investment initiative aimed at ...

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EditorMay 30, 2018

The Nokia 1 brings the durability and accessibility we’ve come to expect of Nigeria’s most loved brand

Unless you live under a rock, then you know about the enduring love affair Nigeria has with the Nokia phone ...

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Bernard DayoMay 30, 2018

“Men’s Corner” tackled sex toys in its latest episode and we have questions

Last night’s episode of Men’s Corner was decidedly sleazy. The words “erection”, “butt plug”, and “nut” tonally enriched the conversation ...

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tosin adesinaMay 30, 2018

Governor Ambode is a Chartered Accountant but frivolous with Lagos funds

The letters (attached below) were written in April and May this year. Its contents which were leaked online a few ...

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tosin adesinaMay 30, 2018

Professor Ishaq Oloyede and his silent revolution in JAMB

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Professor Ishaq Oloyede is in the news and it’s for ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 30, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Pusha T claims Drake had a child with a porn star in new song | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment over the weekend and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still ...

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Reuben AbatiMay 30, 2018

Sir Shina Peters at 60: A life grounded in music

I consider it a great privilege to count Shina Peters, the Afro-Juju maestro, who turns 60 this week, as one ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 30, 2018

The Big 5: FG says no new minimum wage by September, EFCC yet to find evidence against former SGF and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Federal Government says the payment of a new national minimum ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 29, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Sam Adeyemi, Bukola Saraki, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu [The #DemocracyDay 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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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 29, 2018

The Late 5: Saraki admonishes Nigerians against taking democracy for granted, Former PDP Spokesman defects to APC and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari, has on Tuesday, promised to sign the #NotTooYoungToRun ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 29, 2018

Cobhams Asuquo releases new #DemocracyDay song featuring Sound Sultan and Bez (LISTEN)

Nigerian singer and producer, Cobhams Asuquo makes a social statement with his satirical new song entitled ‘Everyday’ featuring Sound Sultan ...

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tosin adesinaMay 29, 2018

BudgIT, CODE, others lead online Campaign for amendment of UBE Act

On Friday, 25th May, 2018, Non-Governmental Organisations like Connected Development (CODE), BudgIT, and other activists took to twitter for an ...

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Bernard DayoMay 29, 2018

A brief investigation into why Hausa sounds sexy on “Something Wicked”

Midway through the 2016 thriller Something Wicked, the film’s matriarch Hauwa (Ireti Doyle) is having an altercation with her troublesome ...

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Edwin OkoloMay 29, 2018

Yemi Adamolekun wants to know what it takes to foster a transparent government

On this National Democracy day, three days from the 2018 Nigerian Symposium for Young and Emerging Leaders organized by The ...

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Edwin OkoloMay 29, 2018

Wizkid might not play well with others, but he does bad all by himself

There’s been a long struggle for the title of the Nigerian music industry’s enfant terrible. It used to be an ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 29, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: G-Worldwide says Kizz Daniel’s name change doesn’t exempt him from court case | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment over the weekend and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still ...

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Bernard DayoMay 29, 2018

“Kasala” starts modestly but builds into a fantastic character study of Nigerian millennial youth

There’s been so much talk about the upcoming indie film Kasala, which grandly premiered in Paris at the Nollywood Film ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 29, 2018

The Big 5: Buhari appeals to Nigerians on 2019 elections, Suspected Herdsmen shoot priest in Jalingo and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to all Nigerians to support the ...

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