Category: Deep Dive

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YNaijaNovember 12, 2022

Naira Redesign: Everything you need to know

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his government will not change its mind about the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) ...

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YNaijaNovember 11, 2022

Dollar falls to N730 at parallel market; Hoarders of naira notes purchasing dollar bills from BDEs

The naira, which has been depreciating against major currencies for the past two weeks, has made a comeback in the ...

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YNaijaNovember 10, 2022

Lady jumps into Lagos Lagoon in apparent suicide attempt

On Thursday, a middle-aged woman committed what appears to be suicide by jumping off the Third Mainland Bridge into Lagos ...

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YNaijaNovember 8, 2022

NDLEA alerts public of plot to introduce new narcotic “Fentanyl”, Heroin’s synthetic cousin – Here’s all you need to know

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has discovered intentions to introduce Fentanyl, a narcotic, to the Nigerian market. The agency ...

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YNaijaNovember 8, 2022

Sex Education removed from the Nigerian Educational Curriculum – Facts, possible consequences, and calls to action

On Tuesday, civil society organizations criticized the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, for directing the National School Research Development ...

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YNaijaNovember 7, 2022

Should Peter Obi stop attending these presidential debates? Here are some key moments and takeaways from the Arise TV Townhall meeting

Director General of the Obi-Datti Campaign Organisation, Doyin Okupe, stated that the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, will not ...

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YNaijaOctober 31, 2022

Twitter plans to begin charging $20 monthly for verification – Here’s what we know

Now that he owns Twitter, Elon Musk has issued his first ultimatum to the company’s employees: meet his deadline to ...

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YNaijaOctober 15, 2022

Bimbo, wife of famous car dealer IVD, dies a few days after setting her house on fire during a fight with her husband (Read full story)

It’s a sad time for the family of Bimbo Ogbonna, the wife of famous car dealer IVD. The famous businessman’s ...

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YNaijaSeptember 22, 2022

What’s happening in Iran; Here’s all you need to know #MAHSAAMINI

The death of a young woman in police custody in Iran has generated widespread outrage and protest. Mahsa Amini was ...

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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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