Category: The News Blog

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 1, 2018

The Late 5: Kano Assembly steps up investigation, invites Ganduje; Okorocha faults Tinubu on Oshiomhole’s handling of APC | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Kano State House of Assembly has summoned Governor Abdullahi Ganduje ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 1, 2018

Passengers data was allegedly leaked from Arik Air, Paradigm Initiative reacts

An internet security expert and head of trust and safety at Cloudflare, Justin Paine, on October 30, said he had discovered ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 1, 2018

ICYMI: Jimi Agbaje picks Haleemat Busari as running mate

Governorship candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, Jimi Agbaje has announced Mrs Haleemat Busari as his running ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 1, 2018

The Big 5: FG disagrees with NGF over N22,500 proposal, approaches court to stop strike; Tinubu slams Atiku over 2019 strategy meeting in Dubai | 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-SidiqOctober 31, 2018

APC crisis: I’d only succumb to my conscience, not pressure – Oshiomhole

Following the ongoing crisis in his party as a result of the outcome of its primaries and threats to remove ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 31, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari directs embattled NHIS boss to go on administrative leave; Atiku condemns plans by FG to sell off national assets to fund 2019 budget | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Days after investigative hearing by the Kano House of Assembly on ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 31, 2018

We will proffer direction to reduce the cost of governance and release funds for development purposes | 5 things we learnt from PDP’s 2019 campaign focus

As the 2019 elections draw closer, and the ban on campaign activities by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is about ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 31, 2018

The party will not be dragged down into the marshes of propaganda | PDP announces 2019 campaign focus

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Wednesday, released its area of focus of its presidential campaign at a press conference in ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 31, 2018

Just In: Labour disagrees with Governors, demands N66,500 minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has faulted the announcement by the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) that they can only pay N22,500 as ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 31, 2018

The Big 5: Pay N30,000 or get voted out – Labour dares Governors; Police arrests 400 Shi’ites over violent protest | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Arising from an emergency meeting in Abuja late Tuesday, Governors of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 31, 2018

Development is more important, we can only pay N22,500 wage – Governors tell Labour

Arising from its emergency meeting in Abuja late Tuesday, Governors of Nigeria’s thirty-six states under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’ ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 30, 2018

The Late 5: As bloody Shi’ites protest continues for 3rd straight day; Buhari meets Wike, 3 other PDP governors behind closed doors | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The clash between members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) and ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 30, 2018

‘INEC is the reason I’m yet to start campaigning’ – Jimi Agbaje breaks silence

The flag bearer of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 gubernatorial election in Lagos, Jimi Agbaje has responded ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 30, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Feud between Nicki Minaj and Cardi B escalates; AFRIMA unveils 2018 Award host and hostesses | 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 30, 2018

The Big 5: You can’t deliver change in one term – Buhari; Presidency says challenging Buhari’s certificate in court is disgusting and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the change promised by his ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 29, 2018

President Buhari vows 2019 elections will be credible, says days of rigging are over

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that the 2019 general elections will be free and fair elections. In a tweet ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 29, 2018

The Late 5: Tragedy in Ekiti as yet another politician is shot dead; Wike reveals reason behind his feud with Amaechi | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: There appears to be no end yet to the killings in ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 29, 2018

FG, Governors divided over new national minimum wage

The meeting between the Economic Management Team (EMT) and State Governors presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 29, 2018

Fayose regains freedom after 13 days in EFCC custody

Former governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose has regained freedom after spending 13 days in the custody of the Economic and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 29, 2018

The complaints from Odi-Olowo LGA should concern us but the leaders have given assurance

The 5th edition of the Grassroot engagement organised by the governance arm of The Future Project, YMonitor, held on October ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 29, 2018

The Big 5: It’s an insult to criticise Buhari over his certificate – Former Defence Chief; PDP cautions INEC against yielding to pressure | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Elder statesman and former Minister of Works and Housing, Chief Tony Anenih ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 28, 2018

The Late 5: Atiku, Osinbajo exchange words on restructuring – again, Bishop Oyedepo warns FG on killings | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. The Senior Special Assistant to the Kaduna Governor on Media and Publicity, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 28, 2018

Just In: Tony Anenih is dead

A former Minister of Works and Housing, Tony Anenih is dead, aged 85. Anenih died on Sunday evening at an Abuja ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 28, 2018

The Big 5: “Boko Haram wants N100bn for Leah Sharibu;” 5 Shi’ites reportedly killed in clash with soldiers | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Fifty-seven Chibok school girls being held by Boko Haram have been ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 28, 2018

Just In: 57 Chibok girls reportedly sighted in Cameroon

Fifty-seven girls Chibok school girls being held by Boko Haram have been reportedly sighted in Garin Magaji and Garin Mallam villages ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 27, 2018

The Late 5: Put an end to electing uneducated leaders, Emir Sanusi advises Nigerians; Focus on fixing roads now and leave 2023 – Bode George tackles Fashola | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has urged Nigerians to stop ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 27, 2018

NHIS ES, Yusuf asks conspirators to “change plan”; court remands alleged rapist and killer of Ochanya #JusticeForOchanya | Other top stories of the week

These are the stories that drove conversation this week. The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), now sacked, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 26, 2018

Nigerian Army reveals how missing General was reportedly killed; Atiku will emerge as President, London-based Magazine predicts | More stories

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said it received nominations from 79 political parties for the 2019 presidential ...

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EditorOctober 26, 2018

ACPN unveils official party logo, launches #SquirrelGang social media campaign

The Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) has officially unveiled  its party logo just as it launched #SquirrelGang, a robust ...

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