Tag: President Muhammadu Buhari

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 9, 2020

Buhari: Trump accused me of killing Christians, SGF laments role of MDAs in rising cost of governance | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday revealed that the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, had accused him ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 3, 2020

UI overtakes CU as best Nigerian University, FG declares November 1 as National Youth Day | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Nigeria’s Premier University, The University of Ibadan (UI) has emerged as the country’s best, according to the World University Ranking ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 1, 2020

RCCG General Overseer Adeboye visits Buhari, Ex-Flying Eagles goalkeeper, dies at 26 | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye paid a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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Uroupa KiakubuAugust 31, 2020

Nigeria’s rail transport revolution is underway but we have our worries

An efficient transport system is vital to socio-economic development in any given society and that includes rail transportation. Research has ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 28, 2020

Ganduje: “I won’t waste a minute signing death warrant of convicted musician” | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has declared that he would not hesitate in signing the death warrant of the ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 26, 2020

“Don’t consume Australian apple and black currant juice” – NAFDAC warns | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has cautioned Nigerians to stop consuming an organic apple ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 25, 2020

Airlines to pay $3,500 fine per passenger, Lagos Health Commissioner contracts COVID-19 | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

As international flights prepare to resume on August 29,  the National Coordinator of the Taskforce on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 14, 2020

NBC fines Nigeria Info 99.3FM N5 million for “hate speech” | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has fined Lagos-based radio station, Nigeria Info, N5 million over a comment made by a ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 13, 2020

UNILAG sacks Vice-Chancellor; embattled VC calls it untrue | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Governing Council of the University of Lagos has announced the removal of Professor Toyin Ogundipe, as the Vice-Chancellor of ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 12, 2020

Uber, Bolt drivers to pay 10% service tax on each passenger transaction | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Lagos Ministry of Transportation has released regulatory documents for operators of e-Hailing Taxi Services entitled ‘Guidelines For On-line Hailing Business ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 10, 2020

Petroleum Tanker Drivers in Lagos to go on strike | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Petroleum Tankers Drivers Association (PTDA) has declared it would carry on with its planned strike Monday as the association ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 28, 2020

JSS3, SS3 Students to resume on August 4 – FG | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Government announced August 4, 2020, as resumption date for graduating students in Secondary Schools across the country. Director ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 24, 2020

U.S Court dismisses fraud case against Woodberry | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

A United States Court has dismissed the fraud case levied against Olalekan Jacob Ponle, popularly known as Woodberry. The Nigerian ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 23, 2020

President Buhari departs for Mali; first foreign trip since the pandemic | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

President Muhammadu Buhari is to embark on a one-day visit to Bamako, the Republic of Mali on Thursday for a ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 17, 2020

“UK won’t pay you hazard allowance” – FG tells doctors | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Following reports that the United Kingdom is implementing a new ‘Health and Care Visa’ policy to attract the best doctors ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 14, 2020

Reactions as 602 Boko Haram members renounce membership, set for freedom

It has seemingly become a norm for Nigerians to awake to news of one gruesome Boko Haram attack or another. ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 9, 2020

Osinbajo responds to allegations of collecting N4bn from embattled Magu

The distrust between the nation’s populace and the Nigerian government runs so deep that people are willing to swallow up ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 9, 2020

Reactions as Boko Haram reportedly kills 28 Nigerian soldiers in latest ambush

Not a week goes by that news of assault by Boko Haram doesn’t find it’s way to the airwaves. The ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 5, 2020

Boko Haram is still terrorizing Nigerians, and we are tired

Nigerians voiced their exhaustion with the perceived inactiveness of President Muhammadu Buhari, following reports that Boko Haram bandits had attacked ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 2, 2020

President Buhari wants Nimi Akinkugbe to be Ambassador but tribalists are not having it

Amongst the several stumbling blocks for women in politics, questions about their state of origin upon marriage is one of ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 2, 2020

Nigerians rage over hike in petrol price, accuse President Buhari of insensitivity

Anger and rage bellowed through Twittersphere as Nigerians received news of the increment of the price of Premium Motor Spirit ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 18, 2020

All the growing concerns behind the ‘Service Chiefs’ trend

For at least one year, Nigerians have over and over again voiced the need for decisive action from the government ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 12, 2020

All you need to know about the #BUHARIHasFailed trend

by Toluwanimi Onakoya Democracy day has come around, and a lot of Nigerians are celebrating with mixed feelings. June 12, formerly ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 11, 2020

The North is boiling again and here’s how Nigerians have reacted

by Toluwanimi Onakoya Gruesome and graphic pictures have flooded Twitter timelines; showing large amounts of murdered, lifeless bodies on the streets, ...

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Bernard DayoMay 28, 2019

The Big 5: 5 people killed, 12 houses burnt in fresh Plateau crisis; Expose criminals in your neighbourhood – Buhari | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: 5 people killed, 12 houses burnt in fresh Plateau crisis No fewer ...

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Bernard DayoMay 23, 2019

The Late 5: Abike Dabiri denies report on Ethiopian and Egypt Airlines running drug cartels in Nigeria; ASUU threatens another strike, says Buhari’s govt is to blame | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Tribunal dismisses suit seeking to stop Buhari’s inauguration The Presidential Election Petitions ...

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Bernard DayoMay 14, 2019

The Big 5: Ganduje presents staff of office to new emirs; Oshiomhole denies attacking Kogi gov, Bello over APC ticket | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Ganduje presents staff of office to new Emirs Abdullahi Ganduje, governor ...

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Bernard DayoMay 4, 2019

FG secures release of Zainab Aliyu from Saudi detention; Police raid Abuja nightclubs, arrests over 70 women and other stories that made the headlines this week

Here are the stories that drove conversation this week: Police raid Abuja nightclubs, arrests over 70 women About two weeks ...

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Bernard DayoApril 30, 2019

The Big 5: INEC replacing servers to conceal rigging – PDP alleges; Nigeria’s life expectancy in 2019 third lowest in the world – UN | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Nigeria’s life expectancy in 2019 third lowest in the world ...

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Bernard DayoApril 24, 2019

ASUU says Aisha Buhari’s plan to establish a private university would be a disaster

In case you haven’t heard, the First Lady Aisha Buhari intends to establish a private university in Kaduna and name ...

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