Tag: ThisDay

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 29, 2016

Gashigar attack: Army spokesman accuses journalist of prejudice and contempt

The spokesman of the Nigerian Army Colonel Sani Usman has responded to a publication by a Deputy Editor of the ...

Isime EseneAugust 10, 2016

Young, influential Nigerians are bolting away from Buhari – 5 takeaways on why this is deeply important

by Chi Ibe Today, Feyi Fawehinmi – not someone you would know if you don’t spend any time on Nigeria’s ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 26, 2016

’41 deportees, N22bn worth of drugs…’ | The 7 numbers that mattered last week

Every week, different figures make news headlines. While some numbers are bereft of impact in the general scheme of things, ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 23, 2016

Emeka Nwankwo: The forgotten story of Isioma Daniel and the 2002 Kaduna riots

Regarded as one of the bloodiest riots ever witnessed in Nigeria, the 2002 religious uprising in Northern Nigeria was sparked ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 4, 2016

$2.1bn arms funds: Thisday boss, Nduka Obaigbena returns N350m to EFCC

Publisher and Editor in chief of Thisday Newspaper, Nduka Obaigbena, has reportedly returned N350m to the Economic and Financial Crimes ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 27, 2016

Thisday boss, Nduka Obaigbena voluntarily surrenders to EFCC

Publisher of Thisday newspapers, Nduka Obaigbena, has reportedly turned himself in, to agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 12, 2015

One newspaper denies receiving N10m from ThisDay boss, another says it got N9m

Publisher of ThisDay newspaper, Nduka Obaigbena, had in a letter to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, confirmed receipt of N670,000,000 from the office of ...

Mallam YeroJune 17, 2015

Did THISDAY mislead #UndressNASS?

Now that Senate President Bukola Saraki has cleared up the wardrobe allowance issue, perhaps it’s time to explore the origins ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 15, 2015

Opinion: Crossing the line – Shaka Momodu’s obsession with Tinubu

by Olabisi Afonja A new brand of journalists now parades the media landscape. They are the ones who have exchanged ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 22, 2015

‘My team initially underrated Boko Haram’s capacity’ – GEJ admits

by Azubuike Azikiwe President Goodluck Jonathan has admitted that his administration underestimated the capability of terrorist sect, Boko Haram. In ...

Isime EseneDecember 31, 2014

Japheth Omojuwa profiles Babatunde Raji Fashola: There is something about this man (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2014 Nominee)

by Japheth Omojuwa The giant of Lagos politics, Bola Ahmed Tinubu would love to be credited with many successes, but ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 5, 2014

Salihu Tanko-Yakassai: Dear Thisday, Sabon-Gari is not neglected (A Rejoinder)

by Saliku Tanko Yakassai On infrastructure, this is the one that annoys me the most. How can the writer say ...

July 6, 2014

Opinion: ‘Calamity’ Yobo bids Eagles farewell (A rejoinder)

by Emmanuel Nwachukwu The media is looked up to by the nation to inform, educate, enlighten and most importantly help ...

July 5, 2014

Gbenga Olorunpomi: History will be on Bola Tinubu’s side

by Gbenga Olorunpomi Only recently did Asiwaju begin to get the accolade he truly deserves, the most notable being THISDAY ...

May 30, 2014

Why government matters: Olusegun Adeniyi reviews Chude Jideonwo’s ‘Are We The Turning Point Generation?’

by Olusegun Adeniyi And the Lord spoke to Noah and said: “I will give you six months to build me ...

April 27, 2014

Simon Kolawole: Local content policy – Deconstructing Samsung’s $3.1 billion oil contract

by Simon Kolawole  But I am excited by matters of local content. I am. I care a lot about how ...

November 15, 2013

Good riddance: Man who bombed ThisDay has been jailed for life

by Chi Ibe Umar Mustapha who was arrested for the bombing of ThisDay newspapers in April last year has been ...

November 3, 2013

Opinion: Senator Ted Cruz, Republicans and Nigerian Americans

by Ekerete Udoh The unstated or subliminal message in what Senator Cruz was sending out to his base was that ...

November 3, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Dear Mr. President, Stella Oduah is not fit to be a minister

by Simon Kolawole Dear President Goodluck Jonathan, did you get a chance to monitor proceedings at the House probe of ...

October 22, 2013

Okey Ikechukwu: The National Dialogue and idiotic issues

by Okey Ikechukwu One clear point is that, despite pretensions to the contrary, we are not likely to end up ...

September 12, 2013

“The story is a total fabrication”: Okonjo-Iweala says SaharaReporters lied over ThisDay newspapers sack (READ)

by Akan Ido The minister of finance and the coordinating minister of the economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has accused an online ...

August 17, 2013

Dele Momodu: A brotherly advice to Governor Akpabio

by Dele Momodu No matter how much you portray yourself to be humble and absolutely loyal to the Him-on-High in ...

August 15, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: PIB, Malabu and the $1 billion bazaar

by Olusegun Adeniyi While the Malabu controversy remains a business deal gone sour in a sector that is lacking in ...

August 7, 2013

Eddie Iroh: On Kabiru Turaki’s ill-advised tirade against the media

by Eddie Iroh Turaki launched a tirade against the media, the very institution he needs more than they need him ...

May 10, 2013

Why are the World Bank and IMF praising us? – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze “An attack on the King’s soldier is an attack on the King himself.” The above statement was ...

March 22, 2013

Thisday Report: Gov Peter Obi confirms Achebe’s death

Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State has confirmed the passing away of one of the nation’s foremost literary icons, Professor ...

March 7, 2013

Someone wants to arrest ThisDay staff – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze If you are new to this morning tonic, you can view previous pieces here. Jobs are one of ...

January 29, 2013

Analysis: The monetisation of Nigerian sports and its effect on development

by Awenlimobor Sylvester But how long can we sustain this attitude of doling out monies to players at tournaments? By ...

October 6, 2012

Busted: Nduka Obaigbena, Justin Bieber, Kanye West, others caught in the act!

by Isi Esene These ones were busted, literally. US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton recently opened the eagerly anticpated ‘Ogling ...

July 4, 2012

Opinion: Nigeria? This house must stand!

by Oma Djebah Nigeria is going through a rather rough patch.  At the heart of the country’s current political turbulence are ...

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