Category: The News Blog

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 1, 2018

The Late 5: There’s a special attraction to Buhari – Presidency to Trump; Presidential aspirants will sign undertaking – PDP | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Beijing on Saturday to attend the Beijing Summit ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 1, 2018

President Buhari’s argument on the rule of law; Leah Sharibu’s appeal and Femi Adesina’s ‘God’-related response and other stories that made headlines this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. President Muhammadu Buhari stressed that the Rule of Law must ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 31, 2018

The Late 5: As German chancellor, Angela Merkel visits Nigeria; Atiku weeps over ‘sorry state’ of the nation | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: German Chancellor, Angela Merkel on Friday met with President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 31, 2018

The Big 5: Soyinka says Buhari’s comment on rule of law – advance warning; Tambuwal, Saraki formally joins close Presidential race | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto has formally joined the race for ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 30, 2018

“Ours will not be a selective fight against corruption” | Full text of Bukola Saraki’s declaration speech

Few minutes ago, Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki formally declared his intention to run for the Office of the President ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 30, 2018

It’s official, Saraki declares intention to unseat Buhari

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki  has formally declared his intention to run for the Office of the President in the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 30, 2018

The Big 5: Ahead of PDP primaries, Saraki visits Jonathan; U.K. announces programme to raise 3 million poor Nigerians | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: British Prime Minister, Theresa May on Wednesday visited Lagos as part of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 29, 2018

The Late 5: U.K Prime Minister, May visits Nigeria; Kwankwaso formally declares for Presidency amid mammoth crowd | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met behind closed doors with the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 29, 2018

The Big 5: Former Delta Gov, Uduaghan formally joins APC; NLC assures workers of new minimum wage this year | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Former Governor of Delta, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has formally announced his ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 28, 2018

The Late 5: Leah Sharibu’s father speaks on daughter’s message, INEC submits amended budget proposal to NASS | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Nathan Sharibu, father of the only Dapchi schoolgirl still being held ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 28, 2018

Only God knows when Leah Sharibu will return – Femi Adesina

Presidential Media Adviser, Femi Adesina, on Tuesday said that God alone knows when Leah Sharibu, the only Christian and last among ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 28, 2018

The Big 5: Nothing will be spared to bring Leah Sharibu home – Presidency; PDP demands response from Buhari on Trump’s ‘lifeless’ comment | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Leah Sharibu, the only Christian and last among the abducted 110 students of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 27, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari will not be distracted by Trump’s alleged ‘hate speech’ – BMO; NASS rejects INEC’s N189bn budget | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Following alleged claims that the United States President, Donald Trump referred ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 27, 2018

After White House meet, Trump describes Buhari as ‘so lifeless’

President Donald Trump of the United States, has reportedly called the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, “lifeless,” after the meeting between ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 27, 2018

The Big 5: National interest supercedes the rule of law – Buhari; APC sweeps Imo council polls | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, stressed that the Rule of Law must ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 26, 2018

The Big 5: I’m not losing sleep over impeachment threats – Saraki, Ministry declares Carter Bridge safe for use | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki has dismissed claims that the Senate ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 25, 2018

The Late 5: Don’t touch civil cases anymore – IGP instructs FSARS; Buhari orders Military to be ruthless with bandits | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation this week: President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday challenged military personnel saddled with ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 25, 2018

ICYMI: Saraki, Tambuwal clash with Tinubu; Miyetti Allah leader threatens to force Saraki out of office | Top 10 stories this week

These were the top ten stories that drove the conversation this week: National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 24, 2018

The Late 5: Owerri court releases 114 Imo women held in detention, Gov. Ortom alleges threat to his life | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: An Owerri high court on Friday granted the unconditional release of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 24, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Burial rites for Ras Kimono commences, XXXTentacion’s baby’s gender revealed | 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 24, 2018

“Buhari has failed” | The protest treks to Abuja begin

Mohammed Isa Munlaila, an indigene of Borno, on Thursday embarked on an angry trek from Lagos to the Federal Capital ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 24, 2018

The Big 5: Two honest security guards get N250,000 reward; Defection of Governors to PDP painful – Okorocha | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Two honest security guards, Achi Daniel and Francis Emepueaku of Halogen ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 23, 2018

The Late 5: SERAP demands release of 112 Imo women protesters, Registration of 91 parties is awkward and unnecessary – Otubanjo | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: A Professor of Political Science at the National Open University of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 23, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: NBC clears air on ‘ban’ of #ThisIsNigeria, Report reveals Aretha Franklin died without a will | 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 23, 2018

The Big 5: Ekweremadu makes case for single term Presidency, No micro-zoning for Presidential primary – PDP | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has restated his call for a ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 22, 2018

The Late 5: PDP demands arrest of Miyetti Allah chairman within 24 hours, Buhari can override NASS on election budget – Prof Sagay | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the arrest and ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 22, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Davido releases much anticipated ‘collabo’ with Duncan Mighty, gifts fan N1m | 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 22, 2018

The Big 5: Dalung dares Presidency on NFF crisis; New minimum wage not feasible now – Ngige | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Federal Government has blamed the delay in the approval of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 21, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari replies Tambuwal with 800m Daura trek, History will judge me well on my performance in Ekiti – Fayose | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation t0day: President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday shunned protocol and walked 800metres from the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 21, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Childish Gambino wins big at MTV Video Music Awards, Nollywood’s Queen Nwokoye welcomes baby girl | 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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