Category: Deep Dive

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Joshua OnonoseAugust 16, 2022

Signs of an outbreak of monkeypox in Ebonyi State

One active case of the monkeypox outbreak has been reported in Abakaliki, sending chills through the 13 local government areas ...

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Joshua OnonoseAugust 15, 2022

Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Surges To 19.64%

Nigeria’s Consumer Price Index (CPI), which gauges how much prices have changed for goods and services, increased from the previous ...

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Joshua OnonoseAugust 11, 2022

5 Reasons Why Every Nigerian Should Be a Feminist

Feminism is described as the belief in the social, political, and economic equality of the sexes. Feminism aims to combat ...

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Joshua OnonoseAugust 9, 2022

The Zoonotic Langya Virus: Everything You Need to Know About the New Contagion That Has Infected 35 People in China

At least 35 people in two regions of China have been infected with the new infectious strain of the Zoonotic ...

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Joshua OnonoseAugust 3, 2022

Many Nigerians report feeling less secure now than they did five years ago- World Risk Report

A recent study reveals that the majority of Nigerians feel less secure than they did five years ago, despite President ...

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Joshua OnonoseAugust 2, 2022

Terrorists Release Five More Abducted Kaduna Train Attack Victims

Terrorists have released five captives who were taken hostage on a train heading from Abuja to Kaduna on March 28. ...

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Joshua OnonoseAugust 2, 2022

Insecurity Report: In the last 7 months, 7,222 Nigerians have been killed and 3,823 abducted

Between January 1 and July 29, 2022, there were 2,840 incidents of insecurity in Nigeria, resulting in at least 7,222 ...

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Joshua OnonoseAugust 1, 2022

The Okada Ban: They may not be the safest or the most reliable, but they are important to everyday Nigerians

On July 22, the Federal Government said, through the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, that it was ...

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Joshua OnonoseAugust 1, 2022

Are Nigerians just finding out about “Kito”?

The Nasarawa State Police Command has nabbed six members of a robbery ring who attract victims through a well-known gay ...

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Joshua OnonoseJuly 30, 2022

Emirates will reduce operations in Nigeria after being unable to repatriate $85 million

Due to its failure to repatriate around $85 million in income, Emirates Airlines has announced that it would scale back ...

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Joshua OnonoseJuly 29, 2022

Nigerians will be charged extra for phone, SMS, and data services as FG plans to raise tax to 12.5%

The Federal Government intends to apply a 5% inclusive excise charge on telecommunications services in Nigeria, raising the tax on ...

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Joshua OnonoseJuly 28, 2022

Kano school proprietor, sentenced to death by hanging over the alleged killing of Hanifa

Abdulmalik Tanko, the proprietor of Nobel Kids Academy and North West Preparatory School and the primary suspect in the kidnapping ...

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Joshua OnonoseJuly 27, 2022

Naira falls to N710 to the dollar

The naira has further depreciated in the black market and is now trading for N710 to the dollar on the ...

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Joshua OnonoseJuly 27, 2022

ASUU proposes legislation to restrict foreign education for children of public officials

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has advocated for legislation to control how public servants’ children enroll in schools ...

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Joshua OnonoseJuly 26, 2022

Police in Kogi stop a “suspected” bomb from going off, preventing tragedy.

Following the successful detonation of an object at the State Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, police in Kogi ...

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Joshua OnonoseJuly 23, 2022

I accidentally became the president of Nigeria, Obasanjo says

Olusegun Obasanjo, a former president of Nigeria, claimed on Saturday that everything about him, including his ascension to the positions ...

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Joshua OnonoseJuly 23, 2022

NPC launches census dashboard, mobile device management system

For the 2023 Population and Housing Census, the National Population Commission (NPC) has launched the Census Dashboard and Device Management ...

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Joshua OnonoseJuly 22, 2022

Attack in Katsina results in the deaths of five police officers and others

Five police officers and three villagers were killed in a gunman attack on Gatakawa on Wednesday evening in Katsina State’s ...

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Joshua OnonoseJuly 22, 2022

Court sends former Accountant-General Ahmed Idris, others to prison over alleged N109bn Fraud

Ahmed Idris, the former Accountant-General of the Federation, was placed on remand on Friday by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) ...

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Joshua OnonoseJuly 21, 2022

Naira falls to N645 per dollar

According to a listing on Aboki Forex, a website that provides users with information about the exchange rates at which ...

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Joshua OnonoseJuly 20, 2022

Protesting APC members storm party secretariat during unveiling of Vice Presidential candidate

Hundreds of protesters stormed the Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday morning, expressing their dissatisfaction with the ...

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Joshua OnonoseJuly 20, 2022

Netflix will start charging $2.99 for password sharing

As Netflix has estimated that more than 100 million homes are using the service for free, it plans to charge ...

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Joshua OnonoseJuly 20, 2022

Lagos state set to introduce crime data bank, body cameras

Dr. Ifalade Oyekan, the General Manager of Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Agency, has disclosed that the agency will introduce a ...

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Joshua OnonoseJuly 19, 2022

Buhari unveils NNPC Limited

President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled the new identity and logo for the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC), which is now ...

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Joshua OnonoseJuly 19, 2022

Peter Obi at 61: Atiku celebrates with his good friend

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in a Twitter post on Tuesday, congratulated the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), ...

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Joshua OnonoseJuly 18, 2022

Oyo state Assembly impeaches Deputy Governor

The Oyo State House of Assembly, on Monday, impeached the state’s deputy governor, Rauf Olaniyan, over allegations of gross misconduct ...

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Joshua OnonoseJuly 16, 2022

All you need to know about #OsunDecides2022

With a total of 15 candidates competing at the polls, the residents of Osun State, South-west Nigeria, will today, elect ...

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YNaija TodayJuly 15, 2022

CJN, other Judges’ salaries to be increased by court order

In proceedings that followed the suit filed by Sebastian Hon(SAN), seeking an order of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria ...

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YNaija TodayJuly 14, 2022

ECOWAS court declares Nigeria Twitter ban unlawful, warns against repeat

Following a suit by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and 176 concerned Nigerians, the ECOWAS Court has “declared unlawful ...

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YNaija TodayJuly 13, 2022

Dangote now 63rd richest billionaire in the world

Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote recently became the 63rd richest billionaire in the world according to a ranking released by Bloomberg Tesla ...

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