Tag: reuters

Ado AminuMarch 9, 2021

Saadat Aliyu reminds us why we need to be intentional about preventing the erasure of women

On February 15, 2021 international news agency, Reuters attracted huge backlash after tweeting a piece announcing the election of former ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 16, 2017

Buhari and his aides restrain Osinbajo from London – report

According to a report titled, ‘Nigeria stand-in careful not to upset the boat as Buhari steers from London’ by Reuters, President ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 14, 2017

The Thread: Elnathan John and Kayode Ogundamisi draw swords- and blood- over Journalism ethics

What happens when a lawyer and writer of satire addressess your matter? Expect nicks. Elnathan John and Kayode Ogundamisi had ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 19, 2017

Buhari never routed trips to visit doctors in London – Presidency

by Dolapo Adelana The Presidency on Saturday dismissed as false a media report that President Muhammadu Buhari had made several ...

RoqeebahJanuary 11, 2017


It has now been over 1000 days since more than 200 girls were abducted from their Community Secondary School in ...

YWriterMay 26, 2016

“The attack truly happened” | Ijaw leader confirms Niger Delta Avengers blew up Chevron’s Escravos pipeline

This morning, we tracked on our daily guide, The Big 5 the claims by militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 26, 2016

‘VP Osinbajo sidelined’ | Read Reuters’ article on the Buhari administration

An article published on the website of Reuters, on Thursday, February 25. Almost a year after winning an election on ...

Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 16, 2015

Dangote, 3 others resign from Dangote Flour Mills

Aliko Dangote, the richest man in Africa, has resigned from Dangote Flour Mills. Dangote’s resignation came after Tiger Brands, majority ...

SolaApril 30, 2015

Let us see evidence of the 200 girls rescued – Borno Elders tell military

by Anike Jacobs As the Nigerian military says it rescued 293 girls and women from Sambisa Forest, the elders in ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 7, 2015

“I’m optimistic that I won’t lose,” says Buhari

by James Sambo According to the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), “It will be ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 4, 2015

It’s a lie! INEC refutes Reuters’ report of election postponement

by Kolapo Olapoju The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has refuted a report by Reuters, which insinuated that Nigeria may ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 13, 2014

Dangote cement to sue Zambian Minister for libel

by Azubuike Azikiwe The Zambian subsidiary of Dangote cement has sued Fackson Shamenda, the country’s labour minister for libel and ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 28, 2014

“She quarantined herself” – Deputy health minister does the needful after assistant dies from Ebola

by Kolapo Olapoju Liberia’s deputy health minister and chief medical officer, Bernice Dahn, has voluntarily placed herself under quarantine for ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 17, 2014

“They tried to induce me” || Zambian minister accuses Dangote Cement of bribery

by Kolapo Olapoju A Zambian labour minister, Fackson Shamenda, has accused an executive at the country’s station of Dangote Cement ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 7, 2014

Boko Haram has taken over 11 towns in Borno and Adamawa

by Kolapo Olapoju In the last month, the Islamic terrorist sect, Boko Haram has forcefully spread its tentacles beyond its ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 2, 2014

Battle of Bama: Tide flowing the way of Boko Haram

by Azubuike Azikiwe THe Reuters news agency is reporting that Boko Haram insurgents have taken over large parts of Bama, Borno ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 6, 2014

How Nigerian refugees are fleeing Borno to deserted Island in Chad because of Boko Haram

by David Cyril   Majority of the people who fled Kolikolia, Borno State, after being attacked by the dreaded terrorist ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 5, 2014

Female doctor who treated Patrick Sawyer gets Ebola virus [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju   Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, the Minister of Health, has revealed that one of the doctors who treated ...

January 8, 2014

Opinion: Will Nigeria exist 100 years from now?

by Muhammed Jameel Yusha’u   In December 2012, when we were busy debating in the British House of Commons on ...

November 20, 2013

Peregrino Brimah: Diezani Alison-Madueke is prepared to sell Nigeria’s refineries… again

by Peregrino Brimah  So they refurbish “their” thing, with trillions of “their” money, and then sell them to themselves, via their coterie ...

November 10, 2013

Meet the new iPhone [DETAILS]

Apple Inc is developing new iPhone designs including bigger screens with curved glass and enhanced sensors that can detect different ...

August 19, 2013

Face of terror: Mexico’s most wanted drug cartel leader arrested (PICTURED)

Mexican security forces on Saturday caught the leader of the cocaine-trafficking Gulf Cartel, local media reported, the second major gang ...

May 18, 2013

Topless FEMEN protesters disrupt Barbie ‘Dreamhouse Experience’ opening (LOOK)

Women’s rights protesters disrupted the opening of a giant pink doll’s house in Berlin on Thursday, saying the Barbie “Dreamhouse ...

May 17, 2013

Goodness, gracious: 10-year-boy sentenced for rape and murder plot

A 10-year-old Washington state boy was sentenced on Wednesday to up to 5 1/2 years in a juvenile detention facility ...

May 13, 2013

That’s how it’s done: Minister arrested in Ethiopia for corruption (PICTURED)

Ethiopian police have arrested a minister and 11 other people on corruption charges, an official and state media said on ...

April 1, 2013

Costly tweet: Man sentenced to 2 years in prison for insulting Emir of Kuwait on Twitter

A Kuwaiti court sentenced a man to two years in prison for insulting the country’s ruler on Twitter, a lawyer ...

March 12, 2013

“No more Pope”: Topless women activists protest papal conclave at Vatican, and things get rough (PHOTOS)

Police wrestled two topless women to the ground during a brief protest in St Peter’s Square outside the Vatican on ...

January 29, 2013

51-year-old woman to be executed in the US, first woman in 2 years (PHOTO)

  AUSTIN, Texas, Jan 29 (Reuters) – Texas is set to execute Kimberly McCarthy by lethal injection on Tuesday, the ...

January 4, 2013

Grim forecast: 100,000 may die this year in Syria

The death toll in Syria now exceeds 60,000, the United Nations says. Another 100,000 may die this year, warns U.N.-Arab ...

December 15, 2012

Report: Yakowa aide confirms death in crash

by Hauwa Gambo An unnamed aide to Kaduna governor, Patrick Yakowa, has just confirmed his death in a helicopter crash ...

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