Category: Cover Stories

Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 30, 2020

‘Audio-Fela:’ Burna Boy and Sowore clash on Twitter over #RevolutionNow protest | #TheYNaijaCover

Nigerians had a lot to say following the public clash between Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and Nigerian music star, ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 29, 2020

School feeding programme: Nigeria’s leaders are stealing our future | #TheYNaijaCover

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) declared earlier that the sum of N2.67 billion paid to some ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 28, 2020

N50m compensation: ‘Slapping Senator’ toyed with the wrong one | The #YNaijaCover

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Maitama, Abuja, has ordered  Adamawa Senator, Elisha Abbo, to pay N50m ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 25, 2020

#TheYNaijaCover: There’s an ongoing ‘credible elections promo’ and President Buhari has a hand in it

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, commended Governor Godwin Obaseki and his Deputy Philip Shaibu for paying him a courtesy visit ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 23, 2020

Nigeria records 0 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours; first since start of September | #TheYNaijaCover

Slowly but surely the reported COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has been on a steady decline, with fewer and fewer cases ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 22, 2020

#TheYNaijaCover: Patriarchy FC takes a hit as Twitter user recounts wife’s labour story

The microblogging site, Twitter erupted in heated conversation after a Twitter user, identified as Seun, recounted the events leading up ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 21, 2020

Adieu APC? Senator Okorocha ‘reveals’ shocking state of party, following Obaseki’s victory | #TheYNaijaCover

The highly anticipated Edo election just came to a close over the weekend, with Governor Godwin Obaseki emerging victorious and ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 18, 2020

The #YNaijaCover: APC’s Governor Akeredolu, Ludo Souvenirs and the Alagabaka Game of Thrones

On an unsuspecting Friday afternoon, several pictures quickly circulated the internet displaying a heap of slippers and rows of ludo ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 17, 2020

UNICEF condemns jailing of Nigeria teen for ‘blasphemy’ | The #YNaijaCover

Few weeks ago, Nigerians on social media were outraged following the news that a Kano-based musician, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, had been ...

Michael IsaacSeptember 16, 2020

Ahead #EdoGovernorshipElection, UK threatens electoral offenders | The #YNaijaCover

Ahead of the coming elections in Edo and Ondo, The United Kingdom (UK) announced Tuesday, that Nigerians responsible for electoral ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 15, 2020

Jaga banned?: United States imposes visa ban on Nigeria’s election riggers | The #YNaijaCover

Toluwanimi OnakoyaToluwanimi Onakoya is a spirited writer, creative and videographer. Her biggest drive is to connect with people and depict ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 14, 2020

LASU proposes, ASUU disposes | The #YNaijaCover

In the early hours of Monday, the Lagos State University (LASU) opened doors to its students; ready to begin school ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 11, 2020

Customs nab Dubai-bound passenger with 2,886 ATM cards in noodles pack | The #YNaijaCover

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has arrested a Dubai-bound passenger, Ishaq Abubakar Abubakar, found in possession of 2,886 Automated Teller ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 10, 2020

Agenda 2050: Do Nigerians have to wait 30 more years to reach El dorado? | The #YNaija Cover

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated a national steering committee to oversee the development of the Nigeria Agenda 2050 and Medium-Term National ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 9, 2020

The YNaija Cover: Is there a ‘Gana’ conspiracy or what don’t we know?

Controversy instantly trailed the announcement of the killing of dreaded Benue Militia Leader, Terwase Akwaza better known as Gana, by ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 8, 2020

The #YNaijaCover: Is disqualified BBN housemate, Erica back to good graces?

Former Big Brother housemate, Ngozi ‘Erica’ Nlewedim, made her first camera appearance on Monday following her disqualification from the reality ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 7, 2020

Point and Kill: Pastor Ibiyeomie threatens ‘bastard broadcaster’ for criticising his ‘father’ | The #YNaijaCover

Nigerian televangelist and founder of Salvation Ministries, David Ibiyeomie, has threatened to kill anyone, including popular broadcaster, Ifedayo Olarinde popularly ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 4, 2020

Death is not the end | #YNaijaCover

It’s nearly a week since Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman died of colon cancer and thrown the world into mourning. ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 2, 2020

Palliathieves: Nigerians react to hike in electricity tariff and new petrol price | #YNaijaCover

The Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC) has increased the ex-depot price of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol, to ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 1, 2020

Fresh crisis in NBA as members form splinter group | #YNaijaCover

In a letter to the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, Friday, the conveners of the NNBA notified the minister ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 31, 2020

NDDC is saving Nigerians from chaos | #YNaijaCover

The executive director of projects at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Cairo Ojougboh has revealed that Nigeria will break ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 28, 2020

Black Friday as helicopter crash into Lagos building | #YNaijaCover

A helicopter Bell 206 with registration number 5N-BQW belonging to Quorum Aviation crashed into a building in Opebi, Ikeja, Lagos. ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 26, 2020

The FFK ‘Short Circuit’ may not be a one-off afterall | The #YNaijaCover

Critic and former Aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has come under heavy criticism by Nigerians including the Nigerian Union of Journalists ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 25, 2020

Instablog accidentally reveals identity of handler | #YNaijaCover

Social media was abuzz today following Instablog accidentally revealing its handler as a woman. Op-ed Editor

Op-Ed EditorAugust 24, 2020

The Zoom nightmare | The #YNaijaCover

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Op-ed EditorAugust 21, 2020

Cynthia Morgan makes long-awaited comeback with Hustle | #YNaijaCover

After a long haitus, and a controversy entangling Jude Okoye who was blamed for her career misfortune, Cynthia Morgan makes ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 20, 2020

EFCC probes Akpabio over diversion of funds | #YNaijaCover

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has received a petition requesting the anti-graft agency to probe the Minister of ...

Bernard DayoAugust 18, 2020

Investigative Journalist, Kiki Mordi bags Emmy nomination | The #YNaijaCover

Kiki Mordi’s BBC Africa Eye documentary Sex For Grades, released 2019, has just secured a 2020 International Emmys nominations in ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 17, 2020

CAMA or Karma!, Bishop Oyedepo tackles FG on ‘backdoor’ control of churches | #YNaijaCover

The Presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide, David Oyedepo, has rejected the application of the Company and Allied Matters ...

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