Tag: Nigerian News

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 3, 2018

The Late 5: Nigerian Senate to amend Constitution to allow for state, community police; Oprah Winfrey says running for president would kill her and other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. The National Programme Coordinator of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT), Temitope Sinkaye, has disclosed to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 9, 2018

NASS threatens to invoke constitutional powers on the executive; Nigerian actor says gays, lesbians rule Nollywood and other stories that made headlines this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) invited Senate President, Bukola Saraki to ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 6, 2018

The Late 5: Offa Monarch rejects alleged ploy to ridicule Saraki, Super Eagles loses second warm up game and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi, says his people will ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 31, 2018

The Late 5: The #NotTooYoungToRun Bill Buhari signed excludes governorship, senatorial positions; JOHESU suspends strike and other stories

Here are the top stories that drove the conversation today. President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to a bill that will ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 26, 2018

Obasanjo and Buhari’s ‘exchange’, Amnesty International accuses Nigerian troops of raping ‘rescued’ women and other stories that made headlines this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) said two principal suspects ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 23, 2018

The Big 5: CAN tells Buhari to suspend second term ambition, Atletico Madrid defeat Super Eagles in Uyo and other stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today: The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), on Tuesday,  called on President ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 14, 2018

The Big 5: States share N593.1bn between January and March, Adeosun says N1.5tn was spent on capital projects in 2017 and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The 36 states of the federation have so far withdrawn about ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 13, 2018

The Big 5: WHO says Nigeria, other African countries at risk of Ebola; Fayemi picks APC ticket for Ekiti governorship election and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 12, 2018

Nigerian Police personnel lament deduction, lateness in payment of their salaries; Minister proposes extra year for graduates to make them employable and other stories that made headlines this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. Ahead of next month’s FIFA World Cup in Russia, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 11, 2018

The Big 5: Doctors threaten strike, Obasanjo’s movement adopts political party and other top stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today. Medical doctors, under the umbrella body of Nigerian Medical Association ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 10, 2018

The Big 5: Police IG explains reason he ignored Senate invitation, members of the ‘New PDP’ lament exclusion in the APC and other top stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today. The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday described Nigerian ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 9, 2018

The Big 5: President Buhari names Keyamo, others NDIC board members; FG shut three cough syrup manufacturers and other top stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today. The governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) came ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 8, 2018

The Big 5: President Buhari travels to UK for medical reasons, Presidency releases details of alleged grand corruption during Jonathan administration and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. President Muhammadu Buhari will today undertake a four-day medical trip to ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 5, 2018

The Late 5: Ekiti APC Governorship primaries suspended amidst violence, Stoke City relegated from English Premier League and other stories

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship primary in Ekiti was on Saturday stalemated with exercise suspended indefinitely over violence that ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 5, 2018

Cynthia Morgan sued for tax evasion, Dino Melaye’s arrest and arraignment and other stories that drove conversation this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. The verification exercise for the recall of Senator Dino ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 3, 2018

The Big 5: Police charge Senator Dino Melaye, Pope Francis tells Chile abuse victims that he ‘was part of the problem’ and other top stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today. The Nigerian Police have confirmed the re-arrest of Senator Dino ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 2, 2018

The Big 5: President Buhari calls Obasanjo’s letter ‘abusive’, Cardinal George Pell likely to face 2 trials over historical sexual offence allegations and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in the United States spoke on former ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 30, 2018

The Big 5: Kogi governor speaks on Melaye’s failed recall, Barcelona win 25th La Liga title and other stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today. Christian groups on Sunday marched on the streets of Lagos, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 29, 2018

The Big 5: Atiku says why he left APC, Buhari; suspected Jihadists kill 40 in Mali and other stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today. Former president Olusegun Obasanjo Saturday, called on members of the Coalition ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 26, 2018

The Big 5: Army to make public report on Danjuma’s allegations, UN official says ISIS is trying to instigate a wave of migration to Europe and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has given approval to the National ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 25, 2018

The Big 5: APC governors adopt President Buhari as consensus candidate, Salah torments his old club in the Champions League and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, called on Churches for religious ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 21, 2018

Mace theft from the Nigerian Senate, President Buhari’s comment about Nigerian youth and other stories that made headlines this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. Award-winning author, Chimamanda Adichie revealed that she was sexually abused ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 20, 2018

The Big 5: NCDC says Lassa fever cases decline to lowest level in 4 months, South Africa’s Ramaphosa leaves Commonwealth summit to deal with protests and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Nigerian Senate has resolved to invite Inspector-General of Police (IGP), ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 19, 2018

The Big 5: Senator Omo-Agege denies leading hoodlums to steal the mace, Femi Falana says no legislative house has the power to suspend its member and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu yesterday briefed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 18, 2018

The Big 5: NBS says Nigeria has no authentic data on petrol consumption; former first lady, Barbara Bush dies and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. Nigeria’s economy which grew by 0.8 percent in 2017 will end ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 17, 2018

The Big 5: Health workers announce indefinite strike, the winners of the 2018 Pulitzer prices and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), has announced an indefinite strike ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 16, 2018

The Late 5: President Buhari says his focus is on his 3-pronged agenda not 2019 elections, Black Panther actor embarrassed by nude video and other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. President Muhammadu Buhari Monday, said that his administration is more preoccupied with the three-pronged ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 15, 2018

The Big 5: Bishop Kukah gives reasons Northern Nigeria will still vote President Buhari, Russia claims chemical weapons watchdog manipulated findings on Salisbury attack and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, while boasting ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 14, 2018

2Face Idibia declares interest in elective office, President Buhari links killer-herdsmen to Libya’s Gaddafi and other stories that drove conversation this week

As the week comes to an end, we bring you the top ten stories that drove conversation. Universal Africa signed ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 13, 2018

The Big 5: Police invite Shehu Sani for questioning in a murder case, Russia warns of dire consequences over Syria and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The governor of Taraba, Darius Ishaku Thursday, said he supports a ...

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