Month: September 2018

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 30, 2018

The Late 5: Tinubu opens up on ‘Ambode’s sin’, formally endorses Sanwo-Olu; Ayade wins PDP guber primary and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Ahead of Monday’s governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 30, 2018

President Buhari accepts Alhassan’s resignation, asks Aisha Abubakar to take over

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the resignation of the Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan. In a statement released Sunday, September ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 30, 2018

BREAKING: Tinubu speaks on Lagos APC governorship primary, backs Sanwo-Olu’s emergence

Ahead of the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship primary in Lagos, a former governor of the state and National Leader ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 30, 2018

Just In: Labour suspends nationwide strike

The organised labour has suspended the nationwide strike. President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba announced this at a press ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 30, 2018

BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu was arrested for spending fake dollars – Ambode

Governor of Lagos, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said his opponent, Babajide Sanwo-Olu is not fit to secure the ticket of the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 30, 2018

#NoTooYoungToRun was passed for selfish reasons | 16 talking points from the September edition of #ThursdayTalks

Without mincing words, Nigeria is going through very difficult times. And so, it is pertinent that we have discussions on ...

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EditorSeptember 30, 2018

Davido’s new interest in politics and the optics of political influence

The just concluded elections in Osun state cannot be the standard to expect in 2019. By many observers’ accounts, it ...

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ThankGod UkachukwuSeptember 30, 2018

Opinion: Why I think the Osun re-run election should not be taken seriously

The Osun supplementary election in which the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 30, 2018

The Big 5: Mass exodus hits Taraba APC as Alhassan leaves for UDP; Communications Minister says he is willing to serve in NYSC | More stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today. Senator Aisha Alhassan, who resigned her appointment as Minister of ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 29, 2018

The Late 5: Hamzat steps down for Sanwo-Olu as APC postpones Lagos primary to Monday; ‘Mama Taraba’ quits Buhari’s cabinet | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation: As the race for who picks the gubernatorial ticket of the All ...

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SponsorSeptember 29, 2018

The Emerging Leaders Summit in Uyo charges young Nigerians to take control of their destinies

Uyo the capital of Akwa Ibom State played host to the Emerging Leaders Summit. A TEDx inspired event with focus ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 29, 2018

If you love ‘Ajoche’ on Africa Magic, you will love ROK’s new epic drama ‘Ojukwu’

Back in April, ROK Studios launched two television channels ROK 2 and ROK 3 on DSTV, which were efforts to ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 29, 2018

Move over, La La Land! Michaela Coel and Arinzé Kene star in black musical ‘Been So Long’ and it’s coming to Netflix!

Confession: I still haven’t seen La La Land and I don’t care at this point. Why? Because we’ll be having ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 29, 2018

Osun election and the drama, the ongoing organised labour strike and other top stories of the week

These are the stories that drove conversation this week. The 2018 Osun election was held but declared inconclusive and so, a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 29, 2018

BREAKING: Buhari’s Minister, Aisha Alhassan resigns

Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Alhassan has resigned her office. In a letter written to President Muhammadu ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 28, 2018

The Late 5: Pilot dies in plane crash during air parade rehearsals, We are ready to receive Ambode – SDP | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: One pilot has been feared dead after 2 F-7Ni aircrafts belonging ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 28, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 28th of September

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: The All Progressives Congress (APC) has disqualified the Minister ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 28, 2018

The biggest fight in UFC history is happening and we are here for it

Do you like your sports with a little blood and gore? Then buckle up for UFC229! The bad boy of ...

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SponsorSeptember 28, 2018

Access Bank and Microsoft partner to improve banking security in Africa

  Access Bank, Nigeria’s leading commercial bank, has partnered with global technology giant, Microsoft to improve security and banking experience ...

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tosin adesinaSeptember 28, 2018

CODE commends World Bank’s $611m intervention for BESDA in Nigeria

A non-governmental organization in Africa with headquarters in Nigeria, Connected Development (CODE) has applauded the World Bank for its $611m ...

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tosin adesinaSeptember 28, 2018

Leah Sharibu, Hauwa Leman, Alice Ngaddah and the forgotten Chibok girls

It’s a sober moment for Nigeria and the world at large as reactions trail the murder of Saifura Ahmed, one ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 28, 2018

UPDATED: One pilot dies as Military aircrafts crash in Abuja

Two F-7Ni aircrafts belonging to the Nigerian Airforce has crashed in a suburb of Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria. ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 28, 2018

Africa Movie Academy Awards set to hold the Africa Cinema Business Roundtable in Kigali

As the fourteen edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) draws closer, the premier award body will be holding ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 28, 2018

‘Beyond Tolerance’ is the documentary trying to set the record straight about African traditional worship

One of the original spiritual practices in Africa, especially in Yorúbáland, is Ifá worship. It’s a widely practised belief system ...

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Chude JideonwoSeptember 28, 2018

Both ways | The Daily Vulnerable

  When someone asks you a favour, if your reply is “I sadly don’t have the money. I haven’t even paid ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 28, 2018

Idris Elba’s sitcom ‘In The Long Run’ renewed for a second season

In the spirit of television shows renewals, Idris Elba’s sitcom In The Long Run on Sky has been renewed for ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 28, 2018

The trailer for ‘The Kinsman’ puts a comedic touch on the Biblical Ruth and Naomi story

Doris Ariole’s 2016 directorial debut Benevolence introduced us to her style: faith-based movies that are meditative but not too preachy. ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 28, 2018

Get familiar with the cast of new Linda Ikeji TV reality show ‘Girls Squad: Life After Uni’

A tip: the cast of Girls Squad: Life After Uni are all girls. Since launching months ago, Linda Ikeji TV ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 28, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Kanye West makes another controversial slavery comment | More stories

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

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 28, 2018

The Big 5: PDP rejects Oyetola’s win in Osun re-run; APC disqualifies Shittu, ‘Mama Taraba’ from governorship primaries | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP) has rejected the ...

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