Author: Toluwanimi Onakoya

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 9, 2020

Jackson Ude: Osinbajo petitions IGP over blogger’s N4bn bribery allegation

Self-acclaimed journalist, Jackson Ude may be in for a hard time as Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has petitioned the Inspector ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 9, 2020

Osinbajo responds to allegations of collecting N4bn from embattled Magu

The distrust between the nation’s populace and the Nigerian government runs so deep that people are willing to swallow up ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 9, 2020

Reactions as Boko Haram reportedly kills 28 Nigerian soldiers in latest ambush

Not a week goes by that news of assault by Boko Haram doesn’t find it’s way to the airwaves. The ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 8, 2020

Ciroma or Umar; Nigerians in suspense over appointment of possible successor for Magu

A German proverb often quoted quips that “people talk about something until it actually happens.” It seems as though Nigerians ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 8, 2020

Election drama shifts to Ondo Assembly as lawmakers suspend Deputy Speaker, 2 others

Akin to volcanic heat, the political atmosphere in Ondo State is blazing. The latest update reveals that the State House ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 8, 2020

#Edo2020: ‘We’ll ‘chop’ your dollar and send you into coma’ | Wike fires back at Ganduje

What is Nigerian politics without some occasional drama? The war of words between the Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 7, 2020

Ondo Deputy Governor commences battle to scale impeachment

Suspense fills the air, and tensions rise as members of the Ondo State House of Assembly have commenced an impeachment ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 7, 2020

All we gathered from reactions to WAEC’s announcement on new examination dates

Nigerian students may have gotten a jolt back to reality following the announcement that the West African Senior School Certificate ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 7, 2020

“Is Adeherself actually ‘herself?'” | Confusion trails arraignment of Social media Influencer

Social media influencer, Adeherself, was rumoured to have been sporting a fake identity but it looks as though all is ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 6, 2020

UPDATED: Nigerians in disbelief over DSS’ reported arrest of Magu, Acting EFCC Chairman

Editors’ note: This story has been updated with a footnote to reflect the latest development. What can we say when ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 6, 2020

Shocking resignation of Ondo SSG heightens speculation on ‘tough hurdles’ for Governor Akeredolu

Secretary to the Ondo State Government, Ifedayo Abegunde, has resigned his position; raising speculations about the reason for his unforseen ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 6, 2020

What Nigerians had to say about the Reno Omokri, Ayo Oyalawo debate

The corruption blame-game between the major parties in Nigeria appears to be never-ending; as party members look to every opportunity ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 5, 2020

Boko Haram is still terrorizing Nigerians, and we are tired

Nigerians voiced their exhaustion with the perceived inactiveness of President Muhammadu Buhari, following reports that Boko Haram bandits had attacked ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 5, 2020

Nigerians weigh in on the Battle Of The Best Between Adesua And Genevieve

One of the most enduring topics of discussion from the Nigerian film industry has been the Old Nollywood vs New ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 5, 2020

Kanye West wants to become America’s next African American President

After months of courting controversy by publicly aligning himself with Donald Trump, alleging that African Americans are partly responsible for ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 3, 2020

Reactions as cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Anu of MedContour is arrested

Infamous surgeon, Dr. Anu Adepoju of MedContour is reported to have been arrested on Wednesday and is to be tried ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 3, 2020

More reactions trail latest updates on Dr. Funmilayo vs. Bola rape case

Popular Twitter user, Dr. Funmilayo appears to be a man of his words, as he has shown up with the ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 3, 2020

Allegations of corruption at the Nigerian Law School provokes uproar on social media

Explosive allegations detailing deep-set corruption in the Nigerian Law school hit social media early Friday, causing an anticipated uproar. In ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 3, 2020

The Town Hall Debate: Election Security and Party Primaries

“A free and fair election is evidence of Democracy. Can we truly say we have a free and fair election ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 2, 2020

#ThursdayTalksLagos: Accountability on COVID-19 funds dominate conversations at June edition

“How is the government spending COVID-19 funds?” a troubling question that plagues the minds of many Nigerians. June edition of Thursday ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 2, 2020

President Buhari wants Nimi Akinkugbe to be Ambassador but tribalists are not having it

Amongst the several stumbling blocks for women in politics, questions about their state of origin upon marriage is one of ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 2, 2020

All you need to know about the reported OPay shutdown

Passionate reactions from Nigerians trailed the latest news on the Fintech Startup, OPay, following reports that the company would be ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 2, 2020

Nigerians rage over hike in petrol price, accuse President Buhari of insensitivity

Anger and rage bellowed through Twittersphere as Nigerians received news of the increment of the price of Premium Motor Spirit ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 1, 2020

COVID-19: Reactions as gunmen attack Kogi hospital during media briefing

Shocking news hit the airwaves early Wednesday when it was reported that unknown gunmen attacked and disrupted a scheduled press ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 1, 2020

More reactions trail Dr. Funmilayo’s response to rape accusations against him

Nigerians can now claim to have heard ‘both sides of the story’ after popular Twitter user, Dr. Funmilayo posted a ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 30, 2020

Reactions as Belgian King sends Congo shocking letter on 60th Independence Anniversary

Social media site, Twitter, flew the blue-yellow-red flag of Congo, high in honour of their 60th independence on Tuesday. Conversations ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 30, 2020

All you need to know about the Lasisi Elenu vs NBA trend

In this era, there are quite a handful of Twitter comedians all notable for their relatable characters and humorous skits; ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 30, 2020

Nigerians react to investigation by ‘Twitter FBI’ on accusations of sexual abuse

The notorious Twitter FBI has shown up, inspection tools in hand, on the latest trending case and Nigerians are amazed ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 29, 2020

Funke Akindele is trending again and here’s the tea

A turbulent wave of accusations appear to keep crashing down on popular Nigerian actress, Funke Akindele’s doorstep. In what seems ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 29, 2020

What we gathered from the Florence Ajimobi trend

Controversy has trailed Former Oyo Governor, Abiola Ajimobi ever since the announcement of his critical ailment due to COVID 19. ...

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