Category: The News Blog

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Bernard DayoJuly 1, 2019

Amina Mohammed’s pro-LGBTQ message for #Pride drove homophobic Nigerians crazy and we love it

As you already know, Amina Mohammed is the Deputy-Secretary General for the United Nations, a high-profile position that inherently entails ...

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EditorJuly 1, 2019

JUST IN: Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo takes a leave of absence

Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, the man at the center of rape allegations and a series of inappropriate relationships with members of ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 1, 2019

The Big 5: Ruga settlement is to resolve farmer/herder conflicts – Presidency; Atiku slams N2.5bn libel suit against Buhari’s aide | Other top stories

Here are the ones we saw today: No media blackmail can stop Saraki’s prosecution – EFCC The Economic and Financial Crimes ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 30, 2019

BREAKING: Super Eagles suffer shocking AFCON defeat to Madagascar

The Super Eagles of Nigeria were on Sunday humiliated 0-2 by the Barea of Madagascar in their last group game at ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 30, 2019

“God’s help stands in trouble” – Pastor Fatoyinbo’s wife reacts to rape allegation

Pastor Omodele Fatoyinbo, wife of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) founder, has reacted to the allegations of rape against ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 30, 2019

‘If i wasn’t the Pastor of COZA, I’ll still be a member’ – Pastor Fatoyinbo tells members

Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) accused by Busola Dakolo, wife to popular singer, Timi ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 30, 2019

How Pro-Fatoyinbo protesters bearing placards emerged at COZA Headquarters

The drama from the protest at the Abuja Headquarters of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA); where Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, Founder of ...

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Bernard DayoJune 30, 2019

Street urchins were hired by COZA and paid N10,000 to counter #ChurchToo protests

The planned protests against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo following the latest rape allegation against him was met with armed security around ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 30, 2019

Finally, CAN reacts to Pastor Fatoyinbo’s rape scandal

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN); umbrella body of Christian Faithful in the country has on Saturday reacted to the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 30, 2019

Just In: Protesters in their numbers storm Abuja and Lagos branches of Pastor Fatoyinbo’s COZA

The allegations by celebrity photographer and wife to popular singer, Busola Dakolo in an interview published by Y!TV , accusing Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo ...

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Bernard DayoJune 29, 2019

Protesters to storm COZA headquarters on Sunday following Pastor Fatoyinbo’s latest rape case

Rightfully so, Nigerians on Twitter have been mobilising to protest the latest rape case against COZA pastor Fatoyinbo, which was ...

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Bernard DayoJune 29, 2019

The Wole Soyinka ”airplane seat” saga, Mama Burna, fresh rape allegation against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo – Here’s everything that happened this week

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

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Bernard DayoJune 28, 2019

The Late 5: PDP dares Buhari, Osinbajo to make their assets public; Troops kill 15 bandits in Zamfara | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Nigeria will continue to support ICC – Buhari President Buhari on Friday ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 28, 2019

BREAKING: COZA Senior Pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo reacts to rape accusation by Busola Dakolo

Following the revelation by wife to popular singer and celebrity photographer, Busola Dakolo in an interview published by Y!TV on Friday, ...

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EditorJune 28, 2019

UPDATE: COZA pastors stay quiet on Fatoyinbo rape allegations

YNaija can confirm that the pastors named by Busola Dakolo in her interview with Chude Jideonwo about her experience with ...

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Bernard DayoJune 28, 2019

Gambia’s ex-president Yahya Jammeh has been accused of rape by three women

According to a report released by two human rights group on Wednesday, three women levelled allegations of rape and sexual ...

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Bernard DayoJune 28, 2019

The Big 5: Implementation of new minimum wage will soon commence – Buhari tells workers; FG moves to cut off three DisCos from national grid | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Implementation of minimum wage will soon commence – Buhari tells ...

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Bernard DayoJune 27, 2019

The Late 5: Lai Mohammed to appear in court over N2.5 billion NBC fraud allegation; Some people are plotting to smear my reputation – Amaechi | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Lai Mohammed to appear in court over N2.5 billion NBC fraud allegation ...

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Bernard DayoJune 27, 2019

The Big 5: Court nullifies charge against Gbajabiamila; INEC is the most improved public service institution in Nigeria – Yakubu | Other stop stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Court approves NBC, AIT/Raypower’s terms of settlement The Federal High ...

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Bernard DayoJune 26, 2019

The Late 5: Super Eagles beat Guinea 1-0 in #AFCON2019, qualify for round of 16; Senators’ monthly pay is N15m, Sagay replies Lawan | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Super Eagles beat Guinea 1-0 in #AFCON2019, qualify for round of 16 ...

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Bernard DayoJune 26, 2019

New Senate President Ahmed Lawan says his monthly salary is N745,000, but what about allowances?

Buhari’s second tenure has newly-elected politicians seemingly running with excited steam. Case in point Lagos governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, whose regime ...

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Bernard DayoJune 26, 2019

The Big 5: APC demands immediate arrest of Amosun over ammunition stockpile; Nigeria on the verge of bankruptcy – Sanusi | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: APC demands immediate arrest of ex-governor Amosun The All Progressives ...

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Bernard DayoJune 25, 2019

The Late 5: Mo Abudu and Wole Soyinka finally react to ”airplane seat” saga; Osinbajo says kidnap cases in Nigeria are exaggerated | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Mo Abudu and Wole Soyinka finally react to ”airplane seat” saga Till ...

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Bernard DayoJune 25, 2019

The Big 5: Court orders arrest of Innoson Motors chairman, others; Amosun surrenders 1000 AK47 rifles, 4 million bullets acquired before 2019 elections | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Banks to to be recapitalised – Emefiele The Governor of ...

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Bernard DayoJune 24, 2019

The Late 5: Mama Burna’s acceptance speech receives ovation at 2019 BET Awards; Aircraft passenger ”disrespects” Wole Soyinka for asking to take back his seat | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Mama Burna’s acceptance speech receives ovation at 2019 BET Awards The 2019 ...

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Bernard DayoJune 24, 2019

Eromo Egbejule wants to know why Ben Murray-Bruce is obsessed with electric cars when his constituency in Bayelsa lacks water

Anyone who follows Senator Ben Murray-Bruce on Twitter knows he’s a big advocate for electric cars as a replacement for ...

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Bernard DayoJune 24, 2019

The Big 5: Onemola rejects appointment as Lawan’s media aide; Stop attacking our citizens, Abike Dabiri-Erewa warns Togo, Ghana | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Onemola rejects appointment as Lawan’s media aide Olu Onemola, who ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 22, 2019

BREAKING: Super Eagles open AFCON campaign with 1-0 victory

The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Saturday began their campaign in the ongoing Africa Cup Of Nations (AFCON) with a bright start, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 22, 2019

BREAKING: Falcons crash out of FIFA Women’s World Cup

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have crashed out of the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France, following a 3-o ...

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Bernard DayoJune 22, 2019

Borno suicide bombing, the Kyari ”nepotism,” Tiwa Savage repping dark-skinned women – Here’s everything that went down this week

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

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