Category: The News Blog

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Bernard DayoFebruary 6, 2019

The Big 5: ASUU conducts referendum on strike; Ambode presents 2019 budget of N852.316 billion to Lagos Assembly | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Nigerian government present licenses to four new private universities The National ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 5, 2019

The Late 5: Women protest at INEC, demand violence-free polls; I was investigated for being privy to illicit transfer of funds – Obanikoro | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Buhari seeks support from Ekiti monarch against elections President Buhari on Tuesday ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 5, 2019

The Big 5: Boko Haram attacks Adamawa town; 71 retired military generals endorse Buhari for elections | Other top stories

Here are the top stories you should be monitoring today: 71 retired military generals endorse Buhari for elections President Buhari ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 4, 2019

The Late 5: Senate withdraws Onnoghen’s case from Supreme court; We’ll shock vote buyers on Election Day – INEC | Other top stories

Here are the top stories that drove conversation today: Senate withdraws Onnoghen’s case from supreme court The Nigerian Senate has ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 4, 2019

Just In: Appeal Court gives INEC nod to allow candidate of APC Rivers participate in 2019 elections

The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt has granted a stay of execution of the judgement of the Federal High ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 4, 2019

The Big 5: Atiku is from Cameroon – Nnamdi Kanu; Tinubu resolves Lagos impeachment crisis | Other top stories

Here are stories you should be monitoring today: Atiku not Nigerian, caused Ekwueme’s presidential loss in 1999 – Nnamdi Kanu ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 4, 2019

Ambode’s impeachment: We have resolved the crisis – Tinubu

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos has resolved the impeachment crisis in the state following the uproar ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 3, 2019

Entertainment roundup: First trailer of ‘Fast and Furious’ spinoff ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ drops; Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records secures multi-million dollar investment | Other stories

Here are the biggest stories you may have missed in entertainment during the week and others that unraveled while you ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 2, 2019

Just In: Osinbajo speaks after surviving helicopter mishap

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has confirmed that he is safe and sound following a crash his helicopter suffered in ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 2, 2019

Lagos lawmakers move to impeach Gov Ambode, INEC releases final lists of guber candidates and other stories that made the headlines this week

These are the stories that drove conversation this week INEC releases final lists of guber candidates and state house of ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 1, 2019

The Late 5: ASUU strike continues as meeting with FG ends in a deadlock; Patience Jonathan loses N1 billion to FG | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: ASUU strike continues as meeting with FG ends in a deadlock The ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 1, 2019

The Big 5: Ganduje enjoys immunity from persecution – Buhari; There will be war if they rig this elections – Uche Secondus | Other top stories

Here are the top stories you should be monitoring today: I never threatened to break up Nigeria if Buhari rigs ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 31, 2019

BREAKING: INEC releases final lists of guber candidates and state house of assembly

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has on Thursday evening released the final list of candidates for the governorship elections ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 31, 2019

The Late 5: I will not be voting for either Buhari or Atiku – Wole Soyinka; CCT to resume Onnoghen’s trial on February 4 | Other top stories

Here are the top stories that drove conversation today: FRSC deploys 20,000 personnel for February elections The Federal Road Safety ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 31, 2019

The Big 5: I will concede if I lose in free, fair elections – Atiku; Buhari’s suspension of Onnoghen fair, balanced – Tinubu | Other top stories

Here are the top stories you should be monitoring today: I will concede if I lose free, fair elections – ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 30, 2019

The Late 5: Nigerian ‘police officers’ caught on video killing unarmed civilian; Declare your assets publicly, Afenifere tells Buhari | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: I don’t give a damn if APC loses in Zamfara – Senator ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 30, 2019

Appeal Court dismisses suit by Justice Onnoghen seeking to halt his trial at the CCT

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has dismissed the suit filed by the suspended ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 30, 2019

The Big 5: Police name eight new DIGs, retire one; I have fulfilled 2015 campaign promises – Buhari | Other top stories

Here are the top stories you should be monitoring today: I have fulfilled 2015 campaign promises – Buhari President Buhari ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 29, 2019

The Late 5: Biafra referendum will hold same day as election – IPOB; Dogara announces defection from APC to PDP | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Biafra referendum will hold same day as election – IPOB The Indigenous ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 29, 2019

NJC Emergency meeting: Council issues 7-day ultimatum to Onnoghen, Acting CJN to respond to petitions

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has issued Justice Walter Onnoghen and the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Mohammed, a ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 29, 2019

The Big 5: 30 states ready to pay N30,000 minimum wage – NLC; Lagos lawmakers move to impeach Gov Akinwunmi Ambode | Other top stories

Here are the top stories you should be monitoring today: Lagos lawmakers move to impeach Gov Akinwunmi Ambode The Lagos ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 28, 2019

The Late 5: More corrupt politicians will go to jail – Osinbajo; FG never approved N30,000 as minimum wage – Ngige | Other top stories

Here are the top stories that drove conversation today: Police seal off CJN Onnoghen’s office, eject administrative staff The police ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 28, 2019

Code of Conduct Tribunal adjourns trial of CJN Onnoghen indefinitely

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has indefinitely adjourned proceedings on the charges of fraudulent asset declaration brought by the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 28, 2019

BREAKING: Fayemi wins Olusola Eleka at Ekiti Governorship Tribunal

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has struck out the case of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate in the ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 28, 2019

The Big 5: Protesters give Buhari seven days to recall suspended CJN Onnoghen; PDP plans to disrupt 2019 elections – El Rufai | Other top stories

Here are the top stories you should be monitoring today: Protesters give Buhari seven days to recall suspended CJN Onnoghen ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 27, 2019

Osinbajo comes under heavy criticism for shunning live interview on #RubbinMinds

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has come under heavy criticism for failing to appear on YNaija TV‘s widely publicized flagship ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 26, 2019

‘We are seriously concerned’ | UK, U.S. embassies react to Buhari’s suspension of CJN Onnoghen

The British High Commission in Nigeria has expressed serious concern over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 26, 2019

Ezekwesili withdraws from presidential race, Buhari suspends CJN Onnoghen and other stories that made the headlines this week

These are the stories that drove conversation this week: Ezekwesili withdraws from presidential race One of the biggest stories this ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 26, 2019

Fela Durotoye’s ANN and Kingsley Moghalu’s YPP enter into alliance ahead of Presidential election

Following renewed calls by young Nigerians for the emergence of a coalition to challenge the dominance of the nation’s major ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 25, 2019

Buhari says he was served with order to suspend Onnoghen, lists ex-CJN “sins”

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday suspended the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Honourable Justice Walter Nkanu Samuel Onnoghen and swore-in ...

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