Category: The News Blog

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 17, 2019

The Late 5: FaceApp finally responds to user concerns on privacy; Shut Edo Assembly – House of Reps asks IGP | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: FaceApp responds to user concerns on privacy Russian startup and AI-powered ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 17, 2019

The Big 5: Act now before it’s too late – Anyaoku tells Buhari, NASS; Northern Elders wants herdsmen to relocate from the South | Other top stories

These are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Relocate from the south – Northern elders tells herdsmen The ...

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Edwin OkoloJuly 16, 2019

In a move that surprises no one; CAN publicly disowns solidarity visit to COZA

On Sunday, the 14th of July 2019, the Abuja branch of the Commonwealth Of Zion Assembly received a purported solidarity ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 16, 2019

The Big 5: Gov Makinde makes assets public, declares N48b; We are still negotiating for Chibok girls, Sharibu, others’ release – Presidency | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Gov Makinde makes asset public, declares N48b  Governor Seyi Makinde of ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 15, 2019

The Late 5: Obasanjo writes Buhari again, warns him to end violent attacks across Nigeria; Tribunal overrules Buhari, INEC, admits video evidence – Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Tribunal overrules Buhari, INEC, admits video evidence The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 15, 2019

The Big 5: The responses to security challenges are so weak – Moghalu; Impeachment notice on Obaseki not from us – Edo lawmakers-elect | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: No vacation for you, Bulkachuwa tells Appeal Court judges The ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 14, 2019

BREAKING: Super Eagles lose to Algeria, to play Tunisia in losers final

The Super Eagles of Nigeria failed to qualify for the final of the ongoing African Cup of Nations hosted by ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 14, 2019

BREAKING: Senegal pip Carthage Eagles of Tunisia to qualify for AFCON 2019 Final

The Terranga Lions of Senegal have pipped the Carthage Eagles 1-0 to qualify for the final of the ongoing African ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 14, 2019

Just In: Sanwo-Olu submits Tunji Bello, 24 other names to LAHA for cabinet positions [Full list]

Governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has submitted to the State House of Assembly for ratification, names of 25 persons as ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 14, 2019

In Case You Missed It: On Apple Music’s Up Next Artist interview, Burna Boy reveals he didn’t realise his music had ”popped” until performing in Eastern Nigeria | Anthony Joshua visits Makoko Community

On Apple Music Up Next Artist interview, Burna Boy was interviewed by Beats 1’s Julie Adenuga on his forthcoming album ...

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EditorJuly 14, 2019

In a historic move, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria starts investigation into rape allegations against COZA pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo

Following rape allegations brought against Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) minister, Biodun Fatoyinbo, the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 13, 2019

Nobody holds politicians accountable in Nigeria – ex-minister, Rotimi Amaechi

Former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has stated that Nigeria is a country without consequences, as citizens and voters have ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 13, 2019

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s men are ”masters” over women misogyny, Senator Remi Tinubu vs Elisah Abbo, Super Eagles beat South Africa in #AFCON2019 quarter-final – Here’s everything that happened this week

This week was a rollercoaster of buzzy stories, from politics to culture and while we routinely reported each of these ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 12, 2019

First Photos: Rotimi Amaechi, Ruggedman, Remi Shonaiya, Omatseye Nesiama, others at The Nigeria Symposium For Young and Emerging Leaders

Former Transportation minister, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi; rapper and UN Peace Ambassador, Michael ‘Ruggedman’ Stephens; former presidential candidate, Remi Sonaiya; Navy ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 12, 2019

The Late 5: Appeal Court rejects suit challenging Buhari’s academic qualification; Gunmen attacked our witnesses going to Presidential Election Petition Tribunal – PDP | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Appeal Court rejects suit challenging Buhari’s academic qualification  The Court of Appeal ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 12, 2019

Drama as former Minister, Rotimi Amaechi engage ‘Navy Commodore’ in hot exchange of words

Former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Friday had an hot exchange of words with Omatseye Nesiama, a retired Navy Commodore. ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 12, 2019

The Big 5: I’m under pressure to release ministerial list – Buhari; PDP witness accuses APC agents of destroying election results | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Police, parliament, judiciary, top list of corrupt institutions in Nigeria ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 11, 2019

The Late 5: Viral video of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome saying men are ”masters” over women in marriage sparks outrage; Algeria qualify for #AFCON semi-finals | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Viral video of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome saying men are woman aren’t equal ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 11, 2019

The Big 5: Don’t carry drugs to holy land, Dabiri-Erewa warns pilgrims; Senate warns South African government to halt killings of Nigerians | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: NJC okays appointment of Muhammad as substantive CJN National Judicial ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 10, 2019

The Late 5: Senate to get ministerial nominees list this week; Court orders forfeiture of Diezani’s land in Port Harcourt | Other stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Senate to get ministerial nominees list this week Senate President, Ahmad ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 10, 2019

Sexist Nigerian men can’t handle Senator Remi Tinubu grilling woman-beater Elisa Abbo during disciplinary hearing

During the Senate investigative session presided by a six-man panel to probe the ”alleged” case of Senator Elisha Abbo assaulting ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 10, 2019

The Big 5: Disregard Northern group’s threat on Ruga, presidency tells Nigerians; Atiku’s witnesses allege manipulation of results | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Disregard Northern group’s threat on Ruga, presidency tells Nigerians The Presidency ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 9, 2019

The Late 5: Shiite members storm National Assembly, shoot policeman, NSCDC officer; APC releases timetable for Kogi, Bayelsa guber poll | Other stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: APC releases timetable for Kogi, Bayelsa governorship poll The All ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 9, 2019

The Big 5: Customs officer Nura Dalhatu promotes self to DCG, says it’s a directive from Buhari; I’ll fix refineries, end fuel import by 2023 – Kyari | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Appeal Court reserves judgement in suit challenging Buhari’s academic qualifications The ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 8, 2019

The Late 5: Senator Abbo pleads not guilty, granted N5m bail; Former Buhari ally Galadima appears as Atiku’s witness | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Senator Abbo pleads guilty, granted N5m bail The Chief Magistrate’s Court in ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 8, 2019

UPDATE: Daddy Freeze responds to reports on ‘proposed interview’ with Fatoyinbo

Sequel to our earlier report that social critic, Ifedayo ‘DaddyFreeze’ Olarinde has allegedly been listed by Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo to be ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 8, 2019

Ese Walter says women are blamed for everything while men are absolved of all responsibility, and we couldn’t agree more

The fresh rape allegations against Pastor Fatoyinbo of COZA has captured the nation, and generated conversations of rape and sexual ...

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EditorJuly 8, 2019

COZA UPDATE: No response yet from Daddy Freeze on reported Fatoyinbo interview

Following reports that the embattled Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo and his wife have ...

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Edwin OkoloJuly 8, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Biodun Fatoyinbo decides to launch attack on Busola, others … invites DaddyFreeze to interview him

We have received news that Pastors Biodun and Modele Fatoyinbo are preparing to wrest control of the narrative around the ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 8, 2019

The Big 5: Buhari signs African free trade area agreement; HEDA asks FG to prosecute Goje or face court action | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Buhari signs African free trade area agreement Nigeria has signed ...

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