Category: Blogs

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ToluJanuary 22, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Has Hon Jibrin given up on this fight against corruption?

Anyone noticed Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin, Nigeria’s top whistleblower, has been silent for a over a week now? Well, we did ...

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ToluJanuary 22, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: About that coming out story ‘For Akin’

There are coming out stories and there is ‘For Akin’, written by Funmi Iyanda at the request of her friend ...

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ToluJanuary 21, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Repeat after me, promiscuity is a luxury

One of the interesting things social media does is highlight how little we know about the history and politics of the ...

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ToluJanuary 21, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Down low spouses are exactly what Nigeria deserves

Noticed that the number of homosexual men and women married to heterosexual partners getting outed is sky-rocketing? Well, we have. ...

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ToluJanuary 21, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Are women really their own worst enemies?

It is interesting how religion and culture are often brought up when the rights and sexualities of women are being ...

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ToluJanuary 21, 2017

The Film Blog: Let’s talk about the acting in ‘King Invincible’

King Invincible, the debut film by Femi Adisa kicks of 2017 Nollywood in epic style. We aren’t so enamoured by ...

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ToluJanuary 21, 2017

The Film Blog: We are curious about Kayode Kasum’s ‘Dognapped’

Who else is excited about the direction Nollywood is taking? Smart dramas, historical epics, biopics and box office conquering comedies. ...

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ToluJanuary 19, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: The PDP has just lost another Senator in the House but is still in denial of a crisis

Senator Nelson Effing, representing Akwa Ibom South in the upper Chamber, has announced his defection from the PDP to the ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 19, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] This can’t be the right time to ask for an annual vacation, Mr. president

President Muhammadu Buhari, pursuant to Section 145 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) has just ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 19, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] The President needs 10 days off. For what again?

Sahara Reporters has just posted the news that the President is asking the Senate for about two weeks off. This ...

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ToluJanuary 18, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: After all said, the Senate may have failed to halt the closure of Abuja airport

After long hours of deliberation at plenary today, the Senate’s opposition to the total closure of the Abuja airport for ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 17, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Aisha Buhari is partnering with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari has never given any reason for us to see her Future Assured Project ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 17, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] This media assistant to Buhari must have been taking a lot of Twitter lessons from Trump

Just last week, the President’s personal assistant on social media came to our attention. Of course, it’s not that we hadn’t ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 17, 2017

The Church Blog: Let’s talk about false prophets and their incredible prophecies

In 2017, I’ve been to only three churches and I have enough predictions or prophecies (as we Christians call it) ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 17, 2017

CHURCH CRAWLER: KISSING IN THE CHURCH – SUNDAY AT THE CHAPEL OF CHRIST OUR LIGHT

by Damilola Fowowe This Sunday, Church Crawler duties took us to Chapel of Christ our Light, University of Lagos. It’s ...

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ToluJanuary 16, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Shehu Sani to support small businesses in Kaduna

In a move very similar to Senate President Bukola Saraki’s Made in Nigeria social media campaign, Senator Shehu Sani has ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 16, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] The President’s response to the University of Maiduguri bombing

Early this morning, there was a terrorist attack on a mosque in the University of Maiduguri while members of the community ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 15, 2017

DOWNLOAD: This is the full text of FRCN code that made Adeboye resign

It’s no news that the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) pastor, Enoch Adeboye had a reason to step down ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 15, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] This is everything President Buhari actually said to the Nigerian troops everywhere today

President Muhammadu Buhari celebrated this year’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day with much more enthusiasm than we have now come to ...

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ToluJanuary 14, 2017

Eye on Ambode: Lagos governor promises to transform Yaba into Nigeria’s Silicon Valley, more

It’s another weekend and we bring you a recap of the activities of Lagos state’s Governor Akinwunmi Ambode through the ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 14, 2017

Movie review: Three Wise Men is a hot, cluttered mess

by Wilfred Okiche The trailer seemed tacky. The premise, instantly unoriginal, and laughably desperate, spoke of one of the oldest ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 14, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Pretty Mike is a troll. Why are you Nigerians enabling him?

  It’s not very often that you get the Lagos state government to act on matters of social justice without ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 14, 2017

The Church Blog: Isn’t there a certain irony in Mike Bamiloye condemning Christian entertainment?

This happened last month, but it bears thinking through. Mike Bamiloye, who popularised Christian filmmaking via Mount Zion Ministries, is ...

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ToluJanuary 13, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Now that the fashion industry has the attention of the Senate President…

It looks like Uche Nnaji just got the fashion industry a good deal with the National Assembly. CEO of top ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 13, 2017

The Film Blog: Gideon Okeke’s basketmouth has started to leak again

Where to begin. Nollywood actor and Tinsel star #GideonOkeke took to his Instagram page to slam veteran actor Chiwetalu Agu ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 13, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Will Buhari be safe in Gambia?

The President was due in The Gambia on Wednesday the 11th but owing to several factors, the trip where he, ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 13, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] What do you know about Nigeria’s new ‘One China’ subscription?

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu is in the news talking about ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 13, 2017

The YNaija Ranking: Nathaniel Bassey is number 1 on our top 10 gospel countdown

Airplay, cumulative YouTube views, church rotation, and the sterling Nathaniel Bassey brand come together to give him the inevitable Number ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 13, 2017

The YNaija Ranking: The Wedding Party is number 1 on our top 10 film countdown

With over N250 million in earnings, it is clear why this countdown debuts with The Wedding Party at number one. ...

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ToluJanuary 13, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Someone tell PDP this noise will not keep Ekweremadu in the DSP position

Deputy Senate president Senator Ike Ekweremadu may be the next target in this seeming coalition to oust principal officers in ...

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