Category: The News Blog

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Bernard DayoJuly 31, 2019

The Late 5: WAEC official disowns Buhari’s Cambridge credentials; Shiite group suspends protests, drags FG to court over proscription | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Your policies can break up Nigeria, Afenifere tells Osinbajo The pan-Yoruba socio-political ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 31, 2019

The Big 5: Real Boko Haram defeated – Presidency; 626 killed during 2019 Nigerian election – Civil Society Situation Room | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Don’t set Edo ablaze, Obaseki tells Senate  The Senate, on ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 30, 2019

The Late 5: Senate confirms all Buhari’s 43 ministerial nominees; Shiites will now be treated as terrorists – IGP | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Senate confirms all Buhari’s 43 minsterial nominees The Senate on Tuesday confirmed ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 30, 2019

The Big 5: Gbajabiamila meets doctors over planned strike; PDP demands EFCC probe of ministerial screening | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: PDP demands EFCC probe of ministerial screening The Senate will ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 29, 2019

The Late 5: Nigeria needs N10 trillion infrastructure bond – Fashola; We won’t call any witness to defend Atiku’s petition – INEC | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: INEC chairman should be appointed by the judiciary – Atiku  Atiku Abubakar, ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 29, 2019

The Big 5: INEC opens defense on Atiku’s petition; Don’t reappoint Ngige as Labour minister, NLC warns Buhari | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Three Nigerians ask Supreme Court to nullify Buhari’s election for allegedly lying ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 27, 2019

Three Nigerian authors make 2019 Booker Prize longlist, Buhari sends ministerial nominees to Senate, Air Peace aircraft crash lands at Lagos airport – Here’s everything that happened this week

Here are the stories that drove conversation this week: 12 reportedly killed in Shiites protest as IGP Adamu meets Buhari ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 26, 2019

The Late 5: Justice Tsoho sworn in as Acting Chief Judge of Federal High Court; WAEC withholds results of 180,205 candidates | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: CJN Tanko Muhammad appoints new Chief Judge of the Federal High Court ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 26, 2019

The Big 5: Give us El-Zakzaky for treatment – Iran tells Nigeria; Boko Haram attacks Borno IDP camp | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Police holding onto 15 corpses of our members – Shiites ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 25, 2019

The Late 5: Despite economic growth, poverty still high in Nigeria – Oshiomhole; Reps to investigate all abandoned projects since 1999 | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Despite economic growth, poverty still high in Nigeria – Oshiomhole There is ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 25, 2019

The Big 5: EFCC marks Okorocha’s properties; I’ll fight corruption in Nigeria’s judiciary – CJN Tanko | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: EFCC seals Okorocha’s properties The EFCC on Wednesday said its ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 24, 2019

The Late 5: US travel ban shows presidential election was rigged – Atiku; Buhari swears in Tanko Muhammad as substantive CJN | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Buhari swears in Tanko Muhammed as substantive CJN President Muhammadu Buhari has ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 24, 2019

The Big 5: Ministerial list nominees incompetent, lack fresh ideas – PDP; U.S. bans Nigeria’s 2019 election riggers, imposes visa restrictions | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Senate approves Buhari’s request for 15 special advisers The Senate ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 23, 2019

The Late 5: Senate suspends recess to screen Buhari’s ministerial nominees; Fulani jihadists are seriously working to take over Yorubaland – Nnamdi Kanu | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Senate suspends recess to screen Buhari’s ministerial nominees Following Buhari sending the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 23, 2019

See full list of President Buhari’s Ministerial nominees sent to the Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, finally forwarded the long-anticipated list of his ministerial nominees to the Senate for confirmation. According ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 23, 2019

The Big 5: 12 reportedly killed in Shiites protest as IGP Adamu meets Buhari; Kano sets up committee to reform Almajiri system of education | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: 12 reportedly killed in Shiites protest as IGP Adamu meets Buhari A ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 22, 2019

The Late 5: IGP probes siege at the Dakolos’ residence, re-assigns petition to DIG; Deputy commissioner of police killed in Shiite, police clash | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: IGP probes siege at the Dakolos’ residence, re-assigns petition to DIG Following ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 22, 2019

#CozaGate: Here’s what happened at the Timi and Busola Dakolo’s press conference over police oppression and victimization

Timi Dakolo, on Sunday lamented that his life, as well as the lives of his wife, Busola, and his three ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 22, 2019

The Big 5: Ganduje, Kano Igbo leaders reject call for Fulani’s relocation; Police arraign whistle-blower who accused Emefiele of N232bn fraud | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Police arraign whistle-blower who accused Emefiele of N232bn fraud  The ...

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EditorJuly 20, 2019

BREAKING: Unknown armed men stalk Timi Dakolo’s private residence

  View this post on Instagram   STRANGE MEN AT HOUSE,…WITH GUNS A post shared by Timi dakolo (@timidakolo) on ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 20, 2019

ICYMI: See AFCON 2019 Best XI, top records and individual award winners

The 32nd edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) came to a climax late Friday after a very colourful ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 20, 2019

Beyoncé’s ”The Lion King” album, Mikel Obi retires from international football, Seyi Makinde goes public with assets – Here’s everything that happened this week

Here are the stories that drove conversation this week Beyoncé’s ”The Lion King” album This week was explosive and it ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 19, 2019

BREAKING: 29 years after, Algeria are AFCON champions again

Les Fennecs of Algeria have emerged winners of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, beating the Terranga Lions of Senegal ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 19, 2019

The Late 5: Atiku, PDP closes case at presidential election tribunal; Boko Haram kill aid worker in Borno | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Boko Haram kill aid worker in Borno Boko Haram on Thursday killed ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 19, 2019

Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbegi named among 100 Most Influential People of African Descent under the United Nations

Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbegi, the chairman of the youth-focused Modern Democratic Party, has been named among the 100 Most Influential People of ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 19, 2019

The Big 5: We are ready to defend ourselves against herdsmen – Ooni tells Buhari; Arrested suspects not yet linked to Olakunrin’s murder – Police | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: No laws bans cattle grazing in Abuja – official Against ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 18, 2019

The Late 5: Mikel Obi retires from international football; Army commander, 20 soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: APC suspends its national Vice Chairman Inuwa Abdulkadir The National Working Committee ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 18, 2019

FaceApp responds to privacy concerns about ‘transferring user data to Russia’

Russian startup and AI-powered selfie-editing app, FaceApp, has responded to privacy concerns that it uploads users’ photos to the cloud — without making it clear ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 18, 2019

The Big 5: Senate confirms Muhammad as Chief Justice of Nigeria; WHO declares Ebola international health concern | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Senate confirms Muhammad as Chief Justice of Nigeria The Senate has ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 17, 2019

Super Eagles beat Tunisia, ends AFCON with record 8th bronze medal

The Super Eagles of Nigeria late Wednesday at the Al-Salaam Stadium in the Egyptian capital, defeated the Carthage Eagles of ...

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