Month: July 2017

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Op-ed EditorJuly 31, 2017

The Thread: “The White House is like a turnstile door” | Trump’s latest action leaves Americans utterly confused

Twitter is as confused as the Trump White House with its revolving door of upheavals, scandals and shake-ups. It’s so ...

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RoqeebahJuly 31, 2017

APC is finally owning up to how much this administration has failed

Before we begin this, let’s just lay it out there: we see the way the economy has been snailing out ...

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ToluJuly 31, 2017

John Kelly just gave Scaramucci the Trump treatment

Newly appointed White House Communications Director, Anthony Scaramucci has just been fired. His is the briefest stint in the history ...

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AzeezJuly 31, 2017

Presidency commends CAN over message to Buhari

The Presidency on Monday said the message from the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to President Muhammadu Buhari was touching. ...

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ItunuoluwaJuly 31, 2017

[The Alausa Blog] LASG says it has cleared over 12,600 tonnes of waste from streets, drains in 10 days

The Lagos State Ministry of the Environment, in collaboration with Visionscape, has cleared over 12,600 metric tonnes of waste from ...

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AzeezJuly 31, 2017

Boko Haram: Nigeria, Lake Chad Basin countries working greatly together – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said countries in the Lake Chad Basin have worked together to deal with the terrorist insurgency ...

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ItunuoluwaJuly 31, 2017

Trump kicks out Anthony Scaramucci as White House communications director

Just barely a week into his administration, President Trump has removed Anthony Scaramucci as White House Communications Director. The change ...

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AzeezJuly 31, 2017

Rejection of clauses not final – Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has said the amendments which did not scale through at the constitution review may still ...

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EzinneJuly 31, 2017

The Thread: Twitter scoffs at Daenerys Targaryen’s blunder

So the Mother of Dragons, Daenerys Stormborn, Breaker of Chains and Heir to the Iron throne finally met with the ...

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RoqeebahJuly 31, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 31st of July

Follow these links to read our cover stories and analyses on YNaija: Tambuwaste is building a N700m mansion for the ...

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AzeezJuly 31, 2017

Aspen Institute to honour former minister, Okonjo-Iweala

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will be honoured by The Aspen Institute at the fifth annual Madeleine K. Albright Global ...

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RoqeebahJuly 31, 2017

YNaija Editorial: We need to take CNN’s joke about Buhari very seriously

The shame we have to bear this week, as Nigerians, is that CNN, the “Fake News Network”, dedicated expensive airtime ...

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AzeezJuly 31, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. WIKE CLAIMS HE HAS CJN, JUDICIARY IN HIS POCKET – ...

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ItunuoluwaJuly 31, 2017

Sean Spicer says he would ‘proudly’ work for V.P. Pence if he runs for president in 2024

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer says he would “proudly” help in any capacity for Vice President Mike Pence ...

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AzeezJuly 31, 2017

We will pull out of peace deal if FG does not meet our demands – N’Delta elders

The Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has said it will end peace deal with the Federal Government if its demands are ...

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ItunuoluwaJuly 31, 2017

These 8 words could jinx your next job interview

We agree job interviews can be quite the struggle. You have to knot that tie, tuck into your pants, pull ...

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EditorJuly 31, 2017

The Media Blog: Wait, did we have anything to do with the launch of Native Magazine’s print issue?

We know it’s inelegant to point it out, but what the hell. We told you three weeks ago that we ...

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AzeezJuly 31, 2017

Police discovers Badoo cult shrine in Ikorodu

The Lagos State Police Command on Monday uncovered a shrine allegedly belonging to the deadly Badoo gang in Agbowa area ...

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EditorJuly 31, 2017

[The Activism Blog] This NEITI report finally proves why Nigeria doesn’t need oil

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has done an audit of Nigeria’s Oil and Gas industry in 2014, and ...

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AzeezJuly 31, 2017

‘Policemen burgle ex-President Jonathan’s house’

Former President Goodluck Jonathan‘s house in Abuja has been burgled, Premium Times reports. According to the news medium, the house ...

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AzeezJuly 31, 2017

Suspected Badoo member caught after invading nursery school

A suspected member of Badoo cult has been caught after he stole into a nursery school in Mushin, Lagos State. The ...

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AzeezJuly 31, 2017

Air Force commences training of 450 special forces

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has commenced the training of 450 regiment personnel as Special Forces. NAF Director ...

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EditorJuly 31, 2017

The Media Blog: In case you missed it, this is the defiance with which Instablog9ja returned

You know the story by now. For some reason, our favourite Instagram account was blocked, again, on 20 July. It ...

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AzeezJuly 31, 2017

Manchester United sign Matic from Chelsea

Serbian international midfielder, Nemanja Matic has signed for Manchester United from Premier League champions Chelsea, the club has announced. Matic ...

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EditorJuly 31, 2017

What makes the poor Nigerian get poorer

by Tosin Adesina The under development in Nigeria is not propelled by ethnic sentiment but a class war between the ...

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ItunuoluwaJuly 31, 2017

Trump swears in John Kelly as new White House Chief of Staff

President Trump has sworn in retired Marine Gen. John Kelly as the new White House Chief of staff. During the Oval ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 31, 2017

Opinion: This is what the ‘King of Witches’ has been doing with children

 by Afeso Albert Akanbi I think it is time for the government to step in, not in words but through ...

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AzeezJuly 31, 2017

PSG to pay £352m for Neymar

Brazillian forward, Neymar‘s transfer from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain will cost the Ligue 1 side £352m, reports have said. According to ...

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EzinneJuly 31, 2017

The Thread: Success is actually not sexy. Here is why

Doesn’t that picture of Jay Z make you want to go gaga? Success sure does look sexy on Hov. Thing ...

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AzeezJuly 31, 2017

Buhari was on life support, Fayose insists

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose has insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari was on life support. Fayose who is the Chairman of ...

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