Category: The News Blog

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 14, 2018

The Late 5: Osinbajo forces IGP to reform SARS; INEC extends voters reg., announce 23 new parties | Other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday ordered the Inspector General of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 14, 2018

BREAKING: In line with Presidential directive; Police rename SARS, announce reforms

Following an order by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on the immediate overhaul of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) to address ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 14, 2018

INEC announce extension of voters registration, registers 23 new parties [Full List]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has on Tuesday announced an extension in the deadline for the Continuous Voters Registration ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 14, 2018

UPDATED: Ag. President, Osinbajo orders immediate overhaul and investigation of SARS

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has ordered the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, to with immediate effect, overhaul the management ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 14, 2018

Just In: Dankwambo meets Obasanjo behind closed doors

Governor of Gombe State and Presidential aspirant on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Ibrahim Dankwambo is reportedly ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 14, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: MURIC mocks Falz over NBC’s ban of #ThisIsNigeria video, Aretha Franklin gravely ill | More stories

  The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has hailed the decision of the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) to ban the song ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 14, 2018

The Big 5: Saraki meets Obasanjo behind closed doors, Falconets cross over to World Cup quarter finals | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki,  on Monday held a closed-door meeting ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 13, 2018

The Late 5: PDP rejects Bauchi bye-election results, Disregard news that weapons were found in Daura’s home- DSS | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Department of State Services (DSS), has dismissed videos in circulation which ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 13, 2018

Just In: Osinbajo will be Buhari’s running mate in 2019 – Presidency

The Presidency has given a hint that the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo will be the running mate of President Muhammadu ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 13, 2018

The Big 5: EFCC debunks claim accounts were frozen on Saraki’s order, I’ll be President for just one term – Atiku | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Former Vice President and chieftain of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 12, 2018

The Late 5: PDP’s Ukpukpen wins late husband’s seat in Obudu bye-election, APC clinch victory in Kogi, Bauchi | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Alhaji Haruna Isah, of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 12, 2018

The Big 5: APC’s Babba-Kaita wins Katsina bye-election, Opposition parties demand cancellation of exercise in Kogi | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Alhaji Ahmed Babba-Kaita of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 11, 2018

The Late 5: APC chieftain shot dead in Ekiti, A million ‘Oshiomholes’ can’t remove me from office – Saraki | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has described the ‘resign or ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 11, 2018

ICYMI: Osinbajo fires DSS chief, Saraki says Presidency culpable for NASS invasion | Top 10 stories this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week: The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday, ordered ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 10, 2018

The Late 5: Saraki must be impeached – Oshiomhole; Osinbajo celebrates exploits of 5 Nigerian girls in California | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 10, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Falz reacts to NBC ban on #ThisIsNigeria, Nicki Minaj drops new album | 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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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 10, 2018

The Big 5: APC hits hard at Saraki, declares him a traitor; EFCC releases ex-DSS chief, Ekpenyong | Mores stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, came under heavy ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 9, 2018

The Late 5: EFCC unfreezes Benue Govt accounts, Dasuki’s case and others will be reviewed – Seiyefa, new DSS chief | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The acting Director-General of the Department of State Services ( DSS), ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 9, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Ciara and Tekno collaborate in new song; to drop on Friday, I prefer performing at home – Davido | 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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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 9, 2018

The Big 5: Saraki meets Babaginda in Minna behind closed doors, Govs Forum condemns freezing of Benue accounts by EFCC | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki on Wednesday held a private meeting ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 8, 2018

The Late 5: The ‘Uncommon Defector’ finally moves to the APC; Saraki says Senate ready to reconvene for INEC budget I More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has on Wednesday said that the Senate ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 8, 2018

Just In: Former Chairman of the PDP Governors Forum, Akpabio finally joins APC

Following weeks of speculations about his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC), the immediate past Governor of Akwa Ibom, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 8, 2018

Just In: Presidency culpable for DSS invasion of National Assembly, Saraki insists

There are indications that the invasion of the National Assembly on Tuesday was a well known plan to key officials ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 8, 2018

For the Record: Full Text of Senate Pres., Bukola Saraki’s World Press Conference on the National Assembly invasion

STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, HIS EXCELLENCY (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, CON, AT A WORLD PRESS CONFERENCE HELD ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 8, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Janet Jackson and Cardi B to headline the Global Citizen festival, D’banj releases new single for wife I 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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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 8, 2018

The Big 5: Matthew Seiyefa takes over at DSS; NASS invasion by DSS came to me as a surprise – IGP Idris I More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Matthew B. Seiyefa has on Tuesday been appointed the Acting Director ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 7, 2018

The Late 5: Osinbajo shows Lawal Daura the exit door at DSS; Saraki, Dogara calls off NASS leadership meeting I More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS) in the early ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 7, 2018

Here’s why the DSS DG, Daura was fired

Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday fired the Director General of the Department of the State Security (DSS), Lawal ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 7, 2018

BREAKING: Ag. President, Yemi Osinbajo fires DG of DSS

The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has ordered a termination of the appointment of the Director-General of the Department Of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 7, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Kelly Hansome accuses Don jazzy of plotting to arrest him, Linda Ikeji gets Doctorate degree I 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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