Month: October 2016

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 31, 2016

Aisha Buhari hosts wives of Northern Governors (PHOTOS)

First lady Aisha Buhari on Monday played host to wives of governors from the Northern part of the country. The ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 31, 2016

Ondo election: APC and INEC conniving against us – PDP governors

The Peoples Democratic Party Governors’ Forum on Monday accused The All Progressives Congress (APC) of conniving with the Independent National ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 31, 2016

Why I joined Mavin – Iyanya

New Mavin Record Label artiste Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk has given reasons why he joined the label. The “Kukere” crooner who announced on ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 31, 2016

$29.96bn loan: Reps will approve Buhari’s request – Gbajabiamila

Majority leader of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila says the lower legislative chamber will approve President Muhammadu Buhari’s request ...

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AzeezOctober 31, 2016

American Singer, T-Pain takes over the music at Heineken “Live Your Music” Party in Lagos!

The highly anticipated ‘’Live Your Music’’ party which was announced as the official after-party for HeinekenLFDW 2016 delivered on its ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2016

The Thread: #DearPatient, these are the things your doctor wants you to know

It’s no news that Nigerian patients can be trying. Doctors on Nigerian Twitter are swapping hilarious anecdotes and dispensing advice ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 31, 2016

11 women face prosecution for drinking, smoking and romancing men in Kano

Eleven women are to be prosecuted in Kano for engaging in social vices. Salisu Umar, the Commander, Special Services of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 31, 2016

Officials sexually abusing displaced women and girls – Human Rights Watch

The Human Rights Watch on Monday accused Nigerian officials of sexually abusing women and girls living in Internally Displaced Persons ...

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RoqeebahOctober 31, 2016

YNaija Editorial: A sloppy Presidency

The rejection of ambassadorial appointments by two nominees, and the controversy around another nomination last week, call into question the ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2016

Feyi Fawehinmi: Matching talent with opportunity

Feyi Fawehinmi Around mid-April 2015, a friend of mine who works with Kaduna DISCo sent me a message saying they ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 31, 2016

Kidnappers to get life imprisonment in Kano

Kidnappers in Kano will be sentenced to life in imprisonment if caught. This is according to the Kano House of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 31, 2016

Bishop Kukah visits EFCC custody, says Fani-Kayode, Obanikoro, Abati are cheerful

Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah on Monday paid a visit to the Economic and Financial Crimes ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 31, 2016

Buhari orders immediate investigation into sexual abuse claims in IDP camps

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday ordered an immediate investigation into claims of sexual abuse against women and girls in IDP ...

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Media BloggerOctober 31, 2016

The Media Blog: Is Davido coming to slay?

So yeah, our resident haters at Uncensored might have found Davido’s Son Of Mercy EP underwhelming/uninteresting/uninspired/whatever. Don’t mind them. But their ...

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Media BloggerOctober 31, 2016

The Media Blog: Onyeka Nwelue is looking for trouble

Our favourite rebel without a cause (a title he’d likely cop to, himself) is at it again. This time in ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2016

Adekoya Boladale: How I survived ritualists

by Adekoya Boladale There is a harrowing moment of my life, one that leaves an indelible print of trauma in ...

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AzeezOctober 31, 2016

EFCC re-arraigns Orji Kalu for alleged N2.7bn fraud

Former Governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu on Monday was re-arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2016

Opinion: Jimoh Ibrahim | A man with a rare midas touch

by ‘Káyọ̀dé Oyèró According to Greek mythology, Midas was a king of Phrygia in eighth century B.C. He was very ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2016

The Thread: A lady can’t pay for her man’s drinks again?

Nigeria is fraught with a large scale of sexism and patriachy issues, woven around religion and seeped in culture, it’s ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2016

Opinion: The accommodation racket at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka

by I. B. Nga Since the commencement of this new academic session, several students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka ...

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AzeezOctober 31, 2016

Man to trek from Lagos to Abuja in support of Ali Modu Sheriff

A 32-year-old man, Muhammed Isa has started trekking from Lagos to Abuja in support of the Ali-Modu Sheriff’s Peoples Democratic Party ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2016

Opinion: Na woman dey drive

by David I. Adeleke If you’ve ever journeyed on the road in Nigeria, then you must have heard someone say ...

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AzeezOctober 31, 2016

$29.96bn loan: Reps wants detailed explanation from Buhari

The House of Representatives may summon President Muhammadu Buhari over plans to request a $29.96bn loan, Punch reports. Speaking to ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2016

Nnamdi Jude Atupulazi: Tea Mornings, 1997 [Winner of Nigerian Voices Competition]

by Nnamdi Jude Atupulazi Mummy was a teacher. She lived far away from us because the government would not grant her ...

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RoqeebahOctober 31, 2016

BLOOD MONEY XII: Atomisation of agitation [Ijaw youth Council]

Last month, YNaija.com launched its Monthly Citizenship Dispatches, which explores in detail, the lives and realities of Nigerian citizens across ...

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AzeezOctober 31, 2016

Do not sign amended CCB/CCT Act, CNPP tells Buhari

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP)has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to sign the Code of Conduct Bureau and the ...

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RoqeebahOctober 31, 2016

Day 14: Countdown to Aisha Buhari’s apology #TheNorthernWives

It would appear from past events that Mrs Buhari has no patience for the institutionalization of “first lady” roles. Remember at the Appreciation ...

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Media BloggerOctober 31, 2016

The Media Blog: Congratulations are in order for Anthony Osae-Brown

Start out handling external financial communications for a bank we’ll always remember for their ads. (Who can forget the melodrama ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2016

Ayo: Smack dab in the theatre of insurgency [Nigerian Voices]

by Ayo We slid across the rough ground on our elbows and thighs, barely raising our helmet protected heads above ...

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AzeezOctober 31, 2016

Troops arrest Boko Haram drug supplier

The Nigerian Army has arrested a drug supplier for the Boko Haram sect. This is according to a statement issued ...

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