Tag: tolu ogunlesi

RoqeebahOctober 19, 2016

[The Presidential blog]: The emotional photos of the #21Girls you haven’t seen

Today, October 19th, President Muhammadu received the 21 Chibok girls that were released by Boko Haram last Thursday. He wasn’t ...

Isime EseneOctober 3, 2016

YNaija.com launches ‘New Voices’ daily column today | Arit Okpo, Aderonke Adebanjo, Ore Fakorede, 11 others take the lead on conversations that matter

The editors of YNaija.com today announced a fresh new column, ‘New Voices’ today – a daily column that presents the ...

ToluOctober 1, 2016

No, Tolu Ogunlesi is neither Reuben Abati nor Reno Omokri

Tolu Ogunlesi came on to his Twitter page to air his opinion on the state of the economy and how ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 30, 2016

The Thread: The trials of Brother Tolu Ogunlesi

Tolu Ogunlesi, who works as Special Assistant on Digital/New Media for Presidential Buhari is taking hits on Twitter for saying ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 26, 2016

Buhari lied, Nigeria had infrastructural achievements in my time – Jonathan

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan on Monday denied claims by President Muhammadu Buhari that there were no infrastructures in place when ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 18, 2016

In one tweet, someone captures the weakness of pro-2012 subsidy protests

@iyesdan on Twitter, challenged the new Digital Communications Adviser to the President, who also joined in the pro-2012 protest- Occupy ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 18, 2016

Tolu Ogunlesi appointed as SA on Digital/New Media to President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Tolu Ogunlesi as his new Special Assistant on Digital and New Media. Ogunlesi’s appointment comes ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 30, 2016

‘I do not hide behind anonymity’ | Tolu Ogunlesi denies penning The Economist’s ‘ineffectual buffoon’ article

Award-winning journalist/writer, Tolu Ogunlesi has denied writing The Economist article, in which harsh chaste was meted out to former President ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 31, 2015

Class of 2015: These are the 100 most influential Nigerians on Twitter

by Chi Ibe This post has been updated. It’s a fact that Twitter has become a medium for every Nigerian ...

Mallam YeroJuly 16, 2015

Has Tolu Ogunlesi been appointed SA New Media?

According to Premium Times, Nigerian journalist Tolu Ogunlesi has been appointed as President Buhari’s Special Assistant on New Media. Officials ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 22, 2015

Tolu Ogunlesi expertly trolls Ben Murray-Bruce

It’s subtle but has a huge impact. Ben Murray-Bruce has slowly become a menace on social media. The senator has made ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 4, 2015

Peregrino Brimah: Behold, the new chiefs who influenced Buhari’s election

by Peregrino Brimah   One person who tested and realized the extinction of the traditional kingdoms of Africa was Nigeria’s ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 31, 2015

Attahiru Jega, Nigeria’s man of the moment

by Tolu Ogunlesi Professor Attahiru Jega’s tenure as President of the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) coincided with ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 24, 2015

Tolu Ogunlesi: What to expect the morning after March 28

by Tolu Ogunlesi March 28. On this day in history, Flavius Valens became, in 364 AD, co-emperor of the Roman ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 16, 2015

Tolu Ogunlesi: The ‘Enough-Is-Enough’ story

by Tolu Ogunlesi Until Nigerians believe they deserve better and understand that those in public office hold that office as ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 13, 2015

Opinion: How not to fight Islamist extremism – A rejoinder to Geoffrey York

by Charles Ohia “There is beauty in truth, even if it’s painful. Those who lie, twist life so that it ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 7, 2015

Tolu Ogunlesi & Japheth Omojuwa go in on ‘election postponement talk’ (TWEETS)

by Kolapo Olapoju Ever since the report of ‘possible election postponement’ was dropped through the grapevine, the internet has gone ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 2, 2015

Apparently, some APC youth disgraced their party yesterday (TWEETS)

by Kolapo Olapoju According to award-winning journalist, Tolu Ogunlesi, several youths belonging to the All Progressives Congress, APC, disgraced their ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 19, 2015

“This is imbecillic” – Tolu Ogunlesi rips apart Fayose’s advert for GEJ campaign (TWEETS)

by Kolapo Olapoju Following the political advert placed on the cover of Punch Newspaper, by the governor of Ekiti, Ayo ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 8, 2015

Tolu Ogunlesi livetweets GEJ’s fiery speech – all you need to know right here (TWEETS)

by Kolapo Olapoju Like never before, President Goodluck Jonathan went hard at his opponents during the campaign rally of the ...

Isime EseneJanuary 1, 2015

Hello 2015! These are the 100 Most Influential Nigerians on Twitter #MINT100

by Mark Amaza & Chi Ibe   They say ‘voters are not on Twitter!’ but they spend all day whipping ...

Isime EseneOctober 21, 2014

The Naked Convos: Online community set to release a unique short story collection titled ‘These Words Expose Us: An Anthology’

by Isi Esene The award-winning Nigerian online community, The Naked Convos (TNC), has published its first collection of short stories, ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 18, 2014

“Chibok girls to be released to GEJ to score a political point” – This is the e-mail @ToluOgunlesi got from Shekau

by Kolapo Olapoju According to popular journalist and columnist, Tolu Ogunlesi, an e-mail was sent to him on Tuesday, 14 ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 22, 2014

Kemi Adetiba hosts ‘Are We The Turning Point Generation?’ book reading at the Terra Kulture

by Jewel Stephen Media entrepreneur and young African leader, Chude Jideonwo will be hosted by Terra Kulture for a special ...

Isime EseneSeptember 9, 2014

Join #TheFutureLagos dialogue session with Hon. Abike Dabiri [DETAILS]

by Isi Esene TheFutureLagos is an initiative powered by a group of young Nigerians who are desperate for change in ...

YEditorAugust 19, 2014

Analysis: How far does social media really go? | We interrogate

by Adedayo Ademuwagun In the last few years, the influence of social media has grown rapidly in Nigeria. More people ...

Isime EseneAugust 12, 2014

Don’t forget to join the conversation between @AdewaleTinubu and @ToluOgunlesi at 12pm today #askJAT

by Isi Esene   Thursday, 31st July 2014 marked the close of the successful completion ofOando Energy Resources’ (OER) acquisition ...

YEditorAugust 9, 2014

LIVE UPDATES: We’re liveblogging the #OsunDecides election here

The Osun State governorship election holds today 9 August, 2014. Twenty candidates representing 20 political parties are vying for the ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 9, 2014

YNaija2015.com & the Co-Creation Hub present The #OsunDecides Election War Room | Tolu Ogunlesi, Chioma Chuka, ‘Yemi Adamolekun, Ayokunle Odekunle, others lead analysis today

by Kolapo Olapoju   YNaija2015.com, Nigeria’s leading political blog has announced a novel approach to covering elections in Nigeria – ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 9, 2014

Tolu Ogunlesi writes | What happens if victims believe the Ebola solution lies in churches?

by Tolu Ogunlesi In Liberia, where more than 300 people have been infected in the Ebola outbreak, President Ellen Johnson ...

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