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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 19, 2018

The Big 5: Security chiefs raise alarm over stockpiled arms by politicians ahead of 2019; Nigeria’s population now 195.9 million – UNFPA | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday urged the Governors of ...

EditorOctober 16, 2018

2019 is not a race for Vice President, #BuhariComeAndDebate now – Oby Ezekwesili challenges #APCPDP

Frontline presidential contender, Obiageli ‘Oby’ Ezekwesili has called for a televised presidential debate with President Muhammadu Buhari and other party ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 15, 2018

The Late 5: Kano Assembly sets up panel to investigate video involving Governor Ganduje; FG charges ‘Dancing Senator’ to court over exam malpractice | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Kano House of Assembly on Monday constituted a seven-man committee ...

Halilu ZakariaOctober 15, 2018

Opinion: APC’s sham primaries and the future of youth candidacy

It has been eight days since the All Progressives Congress attempted to host the primary election for House of Reps ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 15, 2018

Just In: Flutterwave Co-founder, Iyin Aboyeji resigns

CEO of foremost payments technology company, Flutterwave, Iyin Aboyeji, has resigned. In a farewell message, Iyin who said he was stepping ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 11, 2018

Just In: Abdullahi Ganduje accused of receiving $5 million bribe, under investigation

Kano Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, is alleged to have received a total of $5 million bribe from multiple contractors in the state ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 10, 2018

CcHUB and NIMR launch NimCure – a digital tool to promote adherence to treatment by TB patients

On the 9th of October, Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB) in conjunction with Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), launched NimCure – ...

Wilfred OkicheOctober 10, 2018

Film Review: AY, Ramsey Nouah, Falz, Jim Iyke are all a bunch of Merry Men

According to English folklore, the original Merry Men helped define the legend of Robin Hood, accompanying the prince of thieves ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 3, 2018

The Big 5: Lagos APC declares Sanwo-Olu as its flag bearer; Ambode is doing well but not a good party man – Tinubu | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has upheld ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 1, 2018

APC postpones Lagos, Enugu, Adamawa governorship primaries

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has once again postponed the governorship primaries of the Lagos, Enugu and Adamawa. In a ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 21, 2018

BREAKING: CBN revokes Skye bank license, announces new owner

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revoked the operating licence of Skye Bank Plc, with immediate effect, following its ...

EditorAugust 23, 2018

Here’s a first look at Leye Adenle’s new novel ‘When Trouble Sleeps’

Crime thrillers are a truly underserved genre in Nigerian literature. Only a handful of thriller novels have managed to reach ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 20, 2018

The Late 5: Tinubu told me he doesn’t like Buhari’s style – Saraki; FG escapes FIFA hammer, recognises Pinnick-led NFF | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation t0day: President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, held a closed door meeting with Service ...

EditorAugust 20, 2018

Stephanie Obi inspires women to turn their knowledge into Gold

The atmosphere was electrifying! More than 100 women entrepreneurs and small business owners gathered for a day of extraordinary inspiration ...

EditorAugust 6, 2018

Oghenekaro Itene is making her Hollywood debut in the upcoming thriller “Chase”

After making a huge splash in the 2017 Charles Uwagbai-directed epic blockbuster Esohe, distilled as a Nollywood-Hollywood collaboration, Tinsel actress ...

Bernard DayoJuly 24, 2018

Yung Nollywood is reintroducing vintage Nollywood to the millennial generation

Memes have become such an enriching element in our cultural conversations today, an evidence of the social media zeitgeist. Drawing ...

Alexander OnukwueJuly 23, 2018

The Nigerian #BankWars were a fun distraction, but what we really want is good service

I can confirm that my Bank was not on the battered side of Saturday’s #BankWars. They were not in the ...

EditorJuly 21, 2018

Is Nigeria’s Culture responsible for her poverty and deepening Inequality?

Right from pre-colonial period, the West often blame Africa for their endemic poverty and deepening inequality dichotomy. “They’re lazy. They’re ...

EditorJuly 20, 2018

Sexual Harassment in Nigeria: We need a Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Institutions Bill

Sexual harassment refers to all forms of unwelcome sexual behaviour, whether oral, physical or written. For instance, catcalling on streets ...

Bernard DayoJuly 20, 2018

Oreka Godis is giving acting another stab in “Faces,” set to premiere at the 39th Durban International Film Festival

Of all her many talents, acting is one side to Oreka Godis that is still shaping up. Gradually, she’s been ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 11, 2018

Lota Takes MC Galaxy’s kitchen, announces new show

Nigerian actor, Lota Chukwu has returned for the second season of her unique food and lifestyle show – Lota Takes. ...

Bernard DayoJuly 6, 2018

Idris Elba will be your villain in the upcoming “Fast and Furious” spin-off

While I have personally bemoaned the great churn of sequels and spinoffs in Hollywood, there’s something appealing about seeing Idris ...

Bernard DayoJune 25, 2018

David Oyelowo to star in fantasy adventure “Come Away,” along with Angelina Jolie

What do you do when Hollywood has already made films based on Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan? You surely ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 22, 2018

The Late 5: Minister reveals why FG can’t secure Nigeria’s borders effectively, Super Eagles melts Iceland in dramatic World Cup encounter and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau has revealed that the close family ...

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, ...

Bernard DayoMay 24, 2018

Here’s the teaser for Kayode Kasum’s “Oga Bolaji” and we are not teased

Remember 2017’s Dognapped? It’s the movie in which comedian Julius Agwu lends his voice to play a dog named Bruno. ...

Bernard DayoMay 21, 2018

“Boss Of All Bosses” explores Naija’s corporate world with this new, funny trailer

In another edition of Nollywood copies Hollywood, I present to you the trailer of Ike Nnaebue’s upcoming comedy Boss Of ...

tosin adesinaApril 26, 2018

In Sokoto, patients are being forced to take treatment under trees

Akin to the type of scene you see in a war zone, the picture shows sick women sleeping on the ...

Bernard DayoApril 8, 2018

“Black Panther” will be the first movie to break Saudi Arabia’s 35-year-old cinema ban

What better way for Saudi Arabia to end its 35-year-old ban on cinema than with Black Panther! The Marvel superhero  ...

EditorMarch 31, 2018

#YNaijaWomensMonth: Tolu Adeleru knows a thing or two about demanding respect

As part of our International Women’s Month celebrations, we tracked down public speaker, activist and tv and radio personality Tolu ...

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