These are the stories that drove the conversation today:
The debate between Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on restructuring the country continued on Tuesday, with the Vice President issuing a strong worded statement containing his reply.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has said it would deliver the Air Transport Licence and the Aircraft Operators Certificate to the new national carrier, Nigeria Air, in the next 90 days.
NCAA Director-General, Capt. Muktar Usman, who announced this at a news conference on Tuesday in Lagos, said the proposed December take off of the carrier was still feasible.
U.S. President Donald Trump will chair a United Nations Security Council meeting on Iran this month during the annual gathering of world leaders in New York, diplomats and U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said on Tuesday. (Reuters)
Russian planes have reportedly bombed rebel-held targets in the Syrian province of Idlib, as government troops mass before an expected offensive. (BBC)
At least nine people have been reported dead and more than 300 injured as Typhoon Jebi – the strongest in 25 years – pummelled Japan. (Al Jazeera)
Russia on Tuesday said it has officially warned US internet giant Google against “meddling” in next Sunday’s local elections by hosting opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s videos calling for mass protests. (AFP)
Amazon has become the second company to be valued by Wall Street at $1tn, a matter of weeks after Apple reached the milestone first. (The Guardian)
Temidayo Taiwo-Sidiq is a Political Journalist, Analyst and Social Change Advocate with major interest in Nigerian Politics, Governance and Sports.