Category: Cover Stories

Kola MuhammedJuly 13, 2021

Usifo Ataga: It’s time the Police applied legal steps rather than ‘meet-and-greet’ rounds

The story of Chidinma Ojukwu and the late Super TV CEO, Usifo Ataga is one that most Nigerians are familiar ...

Kola MuhammedJuly 12, 2021

Information Blackout: Protest by the Press is alarm on the danger of democracy without watchdogs

A glance at any newspaper stand across Nigeria on July 12 would have brought one striking observation – most of ...

Kola MuhammedJuly 10, 2021

Former President Obasanjo makes clarification about the party he belongs to | The #YNaijaCover

Spending eleven years at the apex political position in the land would be more than enough to elevate anyone from ...

Kola MuhammedJuly 9, 2021

First cattle, now dogs: Nigeria’s unending drama of fundamental animal rights | The #YNaijaCover

It’s not every time one gets to see the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation come out to ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 8, 2021

LyingStar: Buhari’s INEC Commissioner Nominee and the screening saga | The #YNaijaCover

Lauretta Onochie, a Senior Special Assistant to the President on Social Media, appeared before the Senate Committee on Independent National ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 6, 2021

JAMBITE: Prof ‘Dibu Ojerinde and the alleged N900m fraud | The #YNaijaCover

Do you remember sometime in February 2018, when Philomina Chishe, an official of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 5, 2021

Before Things Go South: Governors of Southern Nigeria ‘strike’ a second time | The #YNaijaCover

It’s another day, the beginning of a new week in the second half of 2021, and the Governors from Southern ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 2, 2021

Sunday Igboho: ‘Extend same language and energy to bandits’ | The #YNaijaCover

The Nigerian media space has been turned into some form of amphitheatre in the last one week. With the arrest ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 1, 2021

Kano Hisbah accuses mannequins of ‘sexual harassment’ because why not? | The #YNaijaCover

A happy new month to you if you are reading this outside Kano. Trust you had a stress free day. ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 30, 2021

The Game of Ambush: PDP loses 3rd Governor in 7 months to governing APC | The #YNaijaCover

If you live in Nigeria; especially in Christian-dominated areas of Southern Nigeria, it near certain that you would have heard ...

Kola MuhammedJune 29, 2021

Nnamdi Kanu’s extradition is victory for the Buhari administration but that energy mustn’t burn out

After over three years of fireworks; to put it mildly, the Federal Government eventually got their hands on the self-proclaimed ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 28, 2021

BET Awards: Burna Boy cements Odogwu claim | The #YNaijaCover

It is probably time for Africa’s self-proclaimed Giant, Burna Boy, to release another album and title it “Thrice as Tall“, ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 23, 2021

No Better Time: Wizkid receives his Grammy plaque | The #YNaijaCover

To say Nigerian music has really come of age would be an understatement. From the days of Mode 9, The ...

Ado AminuJune 22, 2021

#TwitterBan: ECOWAS Court and the victory for human rights | #YNaijaCover

As if the unconstitutional absurdity by the Nigerian Government to ban microblogging site, Twitter was not enough embarrassment, the ECOWAS ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 21, 2021

The Gut-Father: Mixed reactions trail #FathersDay message by female celebrities

First celebrated in West Virginia, U.S.A following the proposal by Grace Golden, daughter of a dedicated reverend, that a special ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 14, 2021

No Hoof, No Horse: Wole Soyinka warns of dire consequences for Nigeria without decentralisation | The #YNaijaCover

“Do I think Nigeria can continue as one? Not if it continues this way, not if it fails to decentralise; ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 11, 2021

On NBC’s plan to license social media operations in Nigeria | The #YNaijaCover

Following the controversy that trailed the deletion of President Muhammadu Buhari‘s alleged genocidal tweet and its subsequent deletion by Twitter, ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 10, 2021

The Language Professor: Yet again, President Buhari to teach bandits “in the language they understand”| #YNaijaCover

Barely one week after President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement in a tweet threatening to deal with members of the Indigenous People ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 9, 2021

Court…Stand!: Relief as Nigerian Courts open after over 2-month old JUSUN strike | The #YNaijaCover

It’s 9th June and there’s some cheering news in Nigeria. Remember that absurdity that shouldn’t have taken place in any ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 8, 2021

Twice upon a time: Are Nigerians reliving Abacha’s repression days with suspension of Twitter? | The #YNaijaCover

Fellow Nigerians, Who was Nigeria’s 10th Head of State? I’m certain it would be a hard guess for you. Who ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 7, 2021

Desperado: Malami, Lai Mohammed, the NBC and plans to enforce #TwitterBan in Nigeria | #YNaijaCover

“Subject as otherwise provided by this Constitution, a person shall not be convicted of a criminal offence unless that offence ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 4, 2021

Bird of Prey?: FG and #TwitterBan in Nigeria | The #YNaijaCover

The Nigerian social media space has served as a huge theatre all through the first week of June. From the ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 3, 2021

Language 121: Between President Buhari and Twitter on the alleged ‘genocidal’ video | The #YNaijaCover

The last 72 hours have produced much drama about the infamous statement by President Muhammadu Buhari on the issue of ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 2, 2021

United African Republic: Will a name change finally solve Nigeria’s hydra-headed challenges? | The #YNaijaCover

Ahead of a 5th alteration of the 1999 Constitution, the zonal public hearing conducted by both houses of the National ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 1, 2021

Double Wahala: Death of NECO Registrar, Godswill Obioma and the conflicting reports | #YNaijaCover

Death they say is a debt every human on earth must pay. Most mysterious about this death however is the ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 31, 2021

Examining IPOB’s #SitAtHome order | The #YNaijaCover

With the worsening state of insecurity in Nigeria’s South East, all attention appears to be currently focused on developments in ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 28, 2021

Emeka and the Brain: Can FG’s 40m reflective jackets for ‘trekking school children’ prevent accidents? | #YNaijaCover

For anyone who is a great fan of online comedy (skits) in Nigeria, chances are high that you would have ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 26, 2021

Chief Kindness Officer: Garba Shehu on Buhari’s absence at late COAS funeral | The #YNaijaCover

The furore over President Muhammadu Buhari‘s absence at the funeral ceremony of the late Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 24, 2021

NYSC: Clarion call or National Youth Stressful Corps? | The #YNaijaCover

For decades, the debate on the sustainability of the mandatory one-year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has continued to fester ...

Bernard DayoMay 21, 2021

Akeredolu fires back at Malami over open grazing | The #YNaijaCover

Following the protracted issue of invasive cattle grazing in Southwestern states by herdsmen, the Southern Governors’ Forum are resolute in ...

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