Category: The News Blog

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 14, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari repeating ‘evil Decree 2’ – Atiku; party faithful, friends and political appointees shun Fayose’s farewell dinner | More stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar Sunday, condemned the travel restriction of 50 high-profile ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 14, 2018

Abba Moro, Alao-Akala, Dokpesi, Gbenga Daniel, Olisa Metuh, others on FG’s ban list

It was reported on Saturday, October 13, that 50 Nigerians had been barred from leaving the country as they were ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 14, 2018

The Big 5: Stay away from partisan politics or lose respect – Buhari tells religious leaders; PDP condemns Buhari’s travel restrictions | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s placement ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 13, 2018

The Late 5: Obasanjo dismisses APC’s allegation he’s pleading with the US for Atiku; Buhari bars 50 high-profile Nigerians from travelling out | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has dismissed an allegation raised by the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 13, 2018

Just In: President Buhari bars 50 high-profile Nigerians from leaving the country

Nigeria’s Presidency Saturday has barred 50 high-profile Nigerians from leaving the country. A statement by presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, said the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 13, 2018

‘Peter Obi confirms he is Atiku’s running mate’

People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) Presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections, Atiku Abubakar has picked former governor of Anambra, Peter ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 13, 2018

Atiku’s emergence and Obasanjo’s endorsement; Emir Sanusi’s attack on government sponsorship of Hajj | Other top stories of the week

These are the stories that drove conversation this week. Former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili announced that she is running ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 12, 2018

What a Peter Obi as a running mate means for Atiku’s candidacy

There are unconfirmed reports that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku Abubakar has picked the former governor of Anambra, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 12, 2018

The Late 5: APC says Obasanjo lobbying for alleged U.S ban on Atiku to be lifted; Zamfara Governor reveals he’s being pressured to dump APC | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it has received credible reports ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 12, 2018

The Big 5: Presidency, Buhari Campaign Organisation, APC reacts to Atiku’s endorsement; Dankwambo joins race for Senate | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Presidency late Thursday reacted to former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 11, 2018

Ibe Kachikwu responds to report saying he ‘lied about his First Class Degree’

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Service, Ibe Kachikwu has Thursday, replied a Premium Times report stating that he lied about his ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 11, 2018

The Late 5: Battle intensifies as Obasanjo publicly forgives Atiku; endorses him as President-to-be; The harder they come, the harder they fall – Adesina | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday said he has reversed his disposition towards ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 11, 2018

5 Things we learnt from Atiku’s visit to former boss, Olusegun Obasanjo

Obasanjo is highly confident that Atiku will win the 2019 Presidential elections “Let me start by congratulating President-to-be, Atiku Abubakar, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 11, 2018

BREAKING: Obasanjo meets Atiku, endorses him for 2019

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Thursday said he has reversed his disposition towards People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. Atiku ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 11, 2018

Ekiti Assembly impeach Speaker, Deputy

The speaker of the Ekiti House of Assembly, Hon. Kola Oluwawole and his deputy, Sina Animasun have been impeached. The ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 11, 2018

‘This is a complete failure of President Buhari’s leadership’ || Oby Ezekwesili reacts to Nigeria’s 152nd ranking on World Bank Human Capital Development report

Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Obiageli ‘Oby’ Ezekwesili has reacted to the World Bank report ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 11, 2018

The Big 5: Jerry Gana rejects Donald Duke’s emergence as SDP flag bearer; Fayemi should help me pay Ekiti workers their outstanding salaries – Fayose | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Federal Government says it is yet to reach an agreement ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 10, 2018

The Late 5: Oshiomhole replies INEC on decision barring APC from contesting general elections; Buhari meets APC governors behind closed doors | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, met with governors of the All ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 10, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Johnny Drille to hold first ever live show, Lady Gaga talks about mental health in emotional letter | 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-SidiqOctober 10, 2018

The Big 5: PDP’s VP slot has since been zoned to the South East – Ben Obi; Nigeria needs a President with sound knowledge of the economy – Obasanjo | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: A Chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and immediate past National ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 9, 2018

The Late 5: APC and Saraki in war of words over his position at #PDPPresidentialPrimaries; I will never have anything to do with the APC – Fayose boasts | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday, mocked Senate President, Bukola ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 9, 2018

Suspect in the rape and murder of model paraded by Police #JusticeForAjilaSeun

It was reported last week that a 20-year-old model, Ajila Oluwaseun Fiona was raped and stabbed to death in her home on ...

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EditorOctober 9, 2018

VPcube Studios celebrates 4th anniversary, set to support four young female entrepreneurs with TFESS photography training

VPCube Studios, a commercial photography company with specialty in maternity, child and family photography, is set to celebrate its fourth ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 9, 2018

The Big 5: Buhari would have arrested me if he had evidence of me being corrupt – Atiku; PDP cautions INEC against bending the rules for APC | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 8, 2018

The Late 5: Fayose threatens to leave PDP; Learn from the credibility and transparency of our primaries – PDP tells INEC, APC | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti, has threatened to leave the People’s Democratic Party ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 8, 2018

Fayose threatens to leave PDP “if the need arises”

The outgoing governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, may be set to leave the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) over claims that there ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 8, 2018

“Atiku and Buhari belong to the same party, the party is called #APCPDP” || Oby Ezekwesili calls on Nigerians to vote out the old order 

In a statement reminiscent of Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka’s “five fingers of a leprous hand” description of parties in ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 8, 2018

APC has failed, PDP will do everything to take over in 2019 – Wike

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will do everything in its power to take over from ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 8, 2018

The Big 5: As APC NWC insists on Shehu Sani’s candidacy, Okorocha picks Senate ticket; Bakare wants Buhari to commence Nigeria’s restructuring | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Presidency has dissociated President Muhammadu Buhari from a letter that purportedly ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 7, 2018

The Late 5: Atiku wins PDP presidential ticket, pays tribute to Obasanjo, Oby Ezekwesili joins the 2019 presidential race | More stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. Former Minister of Education, co-convener of Bring Back Our Girls Movement (BBOG) and ...

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