Category: The News Blog

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 20, 2018

I will not allow Tinubu to deceive Nigerians – Saraki fires back

Following allegations by the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Sunday, that the Senate President, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 20, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra set to wed; Davido, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage top nominations for 2018 AFRIMA | 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 20, 2018

The Big 5: 252 aides resign from Tambuwal’s cabinet; Tinubu reveals Saraki, Tambuwal’s ‘secret’ reasons for leaving APC | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 19, 2018

Why Saraki, Tambuwal decamped from the APC – Tinubu reveals

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has bared his mind on the recent defections in ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 19, 2018

The Late 5: Third Mainland Bridge closes Aug 23 – 26, Oyo Govt demolishes Fresh FM building | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Government of Lagos has appealed for the cooperation and understanding of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 19, 2018

The Big 5: Buhari vows to jail more looters, INEC cancels Rivers bye-election amid violence | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari has on Saturday promised that his administration would ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 18, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari returns from 10-day vacation, Youth protest end to rescue operations at collapsed building | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari has on Saturday returned to Nigeria after his ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 18, 2018

BREAKING: Former U.N. Sec-Gen, Kofi Annan dies aged 80

Former Secretary-General of the United Nations Organisation and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Kofi Annan has died, according to information from ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 18, 2018

ICYMI: Osinbajo orders immediate overhaul of SARS, INEC extends voters registration | Top 10 Stories this week

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

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 17, 2018

The Late 5: Premium Times reporter regains freedom; One feared dead, children trapped in Abuja building collapse | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Samuel Ogundipe, a journalist and reporter with online medium, Premium Times ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 17, 2018

Just In: Detained Premium Times Reporter, Samuel Ogundipe released

Samuel Ogundipe, a journalist and reporter with online medium, Premium Times who has been detained in the custody of the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 17, 2018

The Big 5: FG dismisses UN report on ransom paid for #DapchiGirls, declares Aug 21 and 22 public holidays | Other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: A report by the United Nations (UN) has claimed that the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 16, 2018

The Late 5: NEC sets up committee to decentralise Nigeria Police, Falconets crash out of World Cup | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday resolved to set up ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 16, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Cardi B to open 2018 MTV VMA, Detroit Church holds vigil for ‘Queen of Soul’ | 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 16, 2018

The Big 5: I’m under mounting pressure to run for President – Tambuwal, INEC defends budget before NASS | Other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto has on Wednesday, disclosed that he ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 15, 2018

The Late 5: Saraki weighing decision to unseat Buhari in 2019, U.S Embassy explains closure of Abuja consulate | Other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Following Tuesday’s announcement of a temporary suspension of its consular services ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 15, 2018

BREAKING: Victor Moses quits the Super Eagles, retires from Int’l football

Super Eagles player, Victor Moses has announced his retirement from the team and International football. The 27 year old who ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 15, 2018

BREAKING: I’m considering joining the race for the Presidency – Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has revealed he is considering running against President Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s Presidential elections. ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 15, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Nicki Minaj and ex-boyfriend Safaree Samuels in intense war on Twitter | 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 15, 2018

The Big 5: You’ve committed high treason- APC to Saraki; SARS arrests Premium times reporter | Other stories

These are the stores that drove the conversation today: The Nigerian Police, through the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) on Tuesday ...

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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

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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