Tag: Abubakar Malami

Michael IsaacJuly 2, 2021

DSS declares Sunday Igboho wanted, Man gets life after raping undergrad with charms | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top news stories you shouldn’t miss. DSS ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ado AminuJune 7, 2021

We can learn a thing or two from Nigeria’s Twitter ban

In the wake of the federal government arbitrarily banning Twitter in Nigeria, the bulk of the conversation being had is ...

Michael IsaacMay 19, 2021

Ngige: Workers threatening to switch off national grid over Kaduna strike | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the thirty-six states of Nigeria, these are the five biggest stories you shouldn’t miss out on: Ngige: Workers threatening ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 7, 2021

Infinity War: Is Atiku an ‘alien’ or citizen? | The #YNaijaCover

“…reasoning of the lawmakers in ensuring that the persons to be the president of Nigeria is a citizen of Nigeria ...

Michael IsaacFebruary 17, 2021

Malami advocates agency for herdsmen activities, Nigerian COVID-19 variant discovered in the UK | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the thirty-six states of Nigeria, these are the five biggest stories you shouldn’t miss out on: Malami advocates agency ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 16, 2021

Met ‘Lil Bawa;’ Nigeria’s youngest Anti-corruption Czar? | The #YNaijaCover

We appear to be in the era of making history. It’s only 16th February and early signs indicate that it’s ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 20, 2021

Rumble in the Jungle: The Presidency and Ondo Government clash over herdsmen | The #YNaijaCover

“As the Chief Law and Security Officer of the State, it is my constitutional obligation to do everything lawful to ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 9, 2020

Missing In Action: Why Buhari chose to be absent at the scheduled NASS meeting | The #YNaijaCover

On Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari, the man of little to no appearances, cancelled a scheduled meeting with members of the ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 9, 2020

Lekki Shooting: Protesters were happy to see us, Army tells Lagos panel, There isn’t enough evidence to prosecute 33 indicted SARS operatives – Malami | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Lekki shooting: Protesters were happy to see us, army tells Lagos panel The 65 Battalion of the Nigerian Army, the ...

Michael IsaacSeptember 17, 2020

Is the new anti-graft agency an EFCC replacement or it’s justifiable?

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday, September 16, through the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, announced the approval of a ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 14, 2020

FG moves to ban alcohol in sachets and plastic bottles, Kaduna shuts down betting platform | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Government has raised an alarm on irresponsible alcohol consumption in the country, thus issued directives to producers of ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 24, 2020

Osagie Ehanire, Akpabio, Malami…See YNaija’s best and worse performing Ministers for July

Nigerians may finally be heaving a sigh of relief in no time, as latest statistics from the Nigeria Centre for ...

Bernard DayoJuly 8, 2020

Wole Soyinka is calling out the NBC on its new broadcasting code | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Wole Soyinka has reacted to the amended 6th broadcasting code by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), which has ignited a ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 6, 2020

UPDATED: Nigerians in disbelief over DSS’ reported arrest of Magu, Acting EFCC Chairman

Editors’ note: This story has been updated with a footnote to reflect the latest development. What can we say when ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 2, 2020

YNaija Ministers’ Effectiveness Ranking: Hadi Sirika, Onyema, Sunday Dare, Fashola top list for June

  With the death of the former Nigerian Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, a lot of Nigerians have been forced ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 19, 2020

Magu reportedly marked down for ‘Mago Mago’ | The #YNaijaCover

Social media timelines in Nigeria were this Friday flooded with news about what may be an imminent sack of the ...

Michael IsaacJune 19, 2020

Here’s why EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu is trending on Twitter

Nigeria Twitter has a track record of bringing to awareness on many issues of concern, initiating conversations on them and ...

Op-Ed EditorJanuary 30, 2020

FG to receive fresh $321m Abacha loot, Cabals are not controlling my government – Buhari | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Cabals are not controlling my government – Buhari  President Buhari has refuted claims of a cabal influencing decisions in his ...

Op-Ed EditorJanuary 22, 2020

SERAP to AGF, EFCC, ICPC; Fast-track prosecution of power sector corruption cases

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami ...

Nelson C.JJanuary 17, 2020

Protecting lives should be the priority of everyone in power and this includes governors

By now, we ought to have seen the widely acclaimed Western Nigeria Security Network (Amotekun) getting about their duties, if of ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 16, 2020

The YNaija Cover – 16th January 2020

Issues of legality and constitutionalism have continued to dominate the Nigerian political climate in the last 48 hours. From the ...

Bernard DayoAugust 30, 2019

Here are the 10 ministers whose performance we are looking forward to

It’s more than a week since President Buhari installed a new ministerial cabinet that, up until then, took him a ...

Bernard DayoJune 18, 2019

The Late 5: No gorilla in Kano zoo – Ganduje; Lawan appoints Chief of Staff, media aide | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: No gorilla in Kano zoo – Ganduje Kano governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has ...

Alexander OnukwueMay 30, 2019

YNaija Presents: The 100 most influential people in Nigerian Politics

Editor’s Note: As part of YNaija’s commitment to contributing to the National discussion on politics and its place in furthering ...

Bernard DayoMay 29, 2019

The Late 5: Oshiomhole chased away for breaching protocol at presidential inauguration; Obasanjo, 393 passengers escape crash on Ethiopian Airlines | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Malami steps down as Justice minister The Attorney-General of the Federation and ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 19, 2018

The Big 5: Security chiefs raise alarm over stockpiled arms by politicians ahead of 2019; Nigeria’s population now 195.9 million – UNFPA | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday urged the Governors of ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 2, 2018

The Late 5: Church building collapses, kills 11-year-old in Delta; I’m committed to free and fair elections – Buhari | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Tragedy struck on Sunday morning as an 11-year old boy was confirmed ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 20, 2018

The Late 5: Malami gives reasons why FG can’t release Dasuki, Kogi CP says policemen were attacked by Melaye’s convoy and other stories

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has given reasons why the federal government cannot ...

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