Author: Toluwanimi Onakoya

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 27, 2020

Where is the Amotekun?: Series of violent attacks darken the sunny skies of Ondo state | The #YNaijaCover

“We are in a serious security crisis” the Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, said in a statement on Friday ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 27, 2020

Gowon dismisses allegation of looting CBN, asks UK Lawmaker to check his record | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Gowon dismisses allegation of looting CBN, asks UK Lawmaker to check his record Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 26, 2020

A frightful place: Nigeria ranked third most terrorised country in the world | The #YNaijaCover

Every other day, there’s news circulating the Nigerian media of an attack, massacre, murder by Boko Haram members, bandits or ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 26, 2020

CACOVID budgets N100bn for Police equipment; renovation of stations | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

CACOVID budgets N100bn for Police equipment; renovation of 44 stations The private sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19, CACOVID, has budgeted N100 ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 25, 2020

All bark, no bite? : Why Adamu Garba was absent in court during case against Twitter CEO | The #YNaijaCover

For all the loud outcries that former presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba, had made on the internet; raging against the Twitter ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 25, 2020

Family of slain vendor demand N500m compensation from Gbajabiamila, Senate approves refund of N148.14bn to five states | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Family of slain vendor demands N500m compensation from Gbajabiamila, threatens legal action The family of Ifeanyichukwu Okereke, a newspaper vendor ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 24, 2020

#LekkiShootings: UK Parliament sanctions Nigeria but at what cost? | The #YNaijaCover

When injustice occurs, it is only right that people seek some form of compensation. Which is why it’s no surprise ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 24, 2020

Nigerian travellers to pay $15,000 visa bond in new Trump policy | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Nigerian travellers to pay $15,000 visa bond in new Trump policy According to a newly issued temporary policy, Nigerian visitors ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 23, 2020

Audio promises: Anambra Guber Aspirant faces criticism over 21 Universities dream | The #YNaijaCover

If there is one thing Nigerians have gotten used to, it’s our politicial leaders buliding up tall towers of promises ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 23, 2020

UK Parliament to deliberate sanction request against Nigeria, FG to spend N311b on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

UK Parliament to deliberate sanction request against Nigeria The United Kingdom Parliament has said it will deliberate on a petition ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 22, 2020

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and accusations of transphobia, Life as an Agbero – the best Nigerian articles of the week

Each week here at YNaija, we round up the best Nigerian writing on the internet, highlighting the stories, profiles, interviews ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 20, 2020

Know your onion: Basketmouth drops star-studded debut album, ‘Yabasi’ | #TheYNaijaCover

This year, although a trying year, has gifted us with beautiful music in multiple folds. The compulsory seclusion people have ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 20, 2020

‘We’ll regulate, not shut down, social media’- Lai Mohammed | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

‘We’ll regulate, not shut down, social media’- Lai Mohammed Minister of information, Lai Mohammed, has declared that the federal government ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 19, 2020

FG to reduce import duties on buses, tractors | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

FG to reduce import duties on buses, tractors The Federal Government is set to reduce the import duties and levies ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 18, 2020

Red-handed: CNN investigation provides new information on #LekkiShooting | #TheYNaijaCover

Collectively, Nigerians need to go through some form of counselling or therapy because of the major gaslighting they’ve suffered in ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 18, 2020

Lagos shuts down 16 health facilities, Court grants Eromosele Adene N1m bail | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Lagos shuts down 16 health facilities The Lagos State Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency has shut down 16 health ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 17, 2020

Another generation Kuti, same old system: Police prevent #EndSARS meeting at Afrika Shrine | #TheYNaijaCover

The government has shown so much dedication and commitment in the past few days to crushing the EndSARS movement, that ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 17, 2020

EndSARS Protester, Eromosele to be arraigned on Tuesday, Davido’s ‘A Better Time’ achieves milestones on US iTunes | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

EndSARS Protester, Eromosele to be arraigned on Tuesday #EndSARS protester, Eromosele Adene, is set to be arraigned before a Chief ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 16, 2020

Panic in Edo: Cult clashes, carnage ravage Benin city | #TheYNaijaCover

Residents of Benin have been in a united panic over the numerous killings and robberies in the city. The apparent ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 16, 2020

FG to implement first/second class minimum policy for teachers, Nigeria wins gold at 4th African Judo open in Dakar | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

FG to implement first/second class minimum policy for teachers The Federal Government has declared that plans are underway to adopt ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 15, 2020

Olamide breaks down his album, Nigerians and poverty porn – the best Nigerian articles of the week

Each week here at YNaija, we round up the best Nigerian writing on the internet, highlighting the stories, profiles, interviews ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 13, 2020

A Better Time: Is Davido currently the biggest artiste in Nigeria? | #TheYNaijaCover

On Thursday night, Nigerian pop singer, David Adeleke, also known as Davido dropped his highly anticipated album; ‘A better time’. ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 13, 2020

NNPC raises petrol depot price, marketers to sell at N168-N170/litre; Kogi introduces levy on every loaf of bread | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

NNPC raises petrol depot price, marketers to sell at N168-N170/litre The Petroleum Products Marketing Company, a subsidiary of the Nigerian ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 12, 2020

The ‘Lazarus’ of Insurgency: Nigerian Army begins manhunt for Shekau…again | #TheYNaijaCover

With a series of spectacular resurrections that can put raised-from-the-dead-Lazarus to shame, leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has proved ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 12, 2020

Army releases list of 86 ‘most wanted terrorists’, Buhari reinstates UNILAG VC Ogundipe | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Army releases list of 86 ‘most wanted terrorists’ The Nigerian Army has released a list of 86 persons wanted “in ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 11, 2020

CBN accuses #EndSARS campaigners of terrorism, NYSC members to enjoy health insurance | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

CBN accuses #EndSARS campaigners of terrorism Following the freezing of the accounts of 20 #EndSARS campaigners, the Federal Government has ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 10, 2020

From the notorious Hisbah Corps to crimes of blasphemy, there’s much to talk about | #TheYNaijaCover

Reports became public on Monday that the Kano State Hisbah Board had destroyed 1,975,000 bottles of beer, worth over N200 ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 10, 2020

WASSCE to begin Nov 30 for private candidates —WAEC, Ahmed Mu’azu now Acting INEC chairman | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

WASSCE to begin Nov 30 for private candidates —WAEC The West African Examinations Council, on Monday, announced the postponement of ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 9, 2020

Exposed! : 6 Nigerians convicted in UAE for allegedly funding Boko Haram | #TheYNaijaCover

Social media was abuzz when news of the conviction of six Nigerians over their alleged funding of insurgent group, Boko ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 9, 2020

Geely Holding Group brands and people recognised at the 2020 Autocar Magazine Awards

As Exclusive Partner of Geely Automotive in Nigeria, Mikano International Limited is proud to congratulate Geely Holdings Group on the ...

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