Tag: angela merkel

Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

Reuben Abati: Aisha Buhari and that BBC interview

by Reuben Abati Public communication is one of the most delicate challenges that people in public life face, either in the ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2016

Peregrino Brimah: More Nigerians say it is President Buhari that belongs in the kitchen

by Peregrino Brimah President Buhari said and insisted that his wife Aisha belongs to his kitchen cabinet. Based on her forthrightness, honesty, ...

RoqeebahOctober 18, 2016

After meetings with Buhari, Merkel closes her doors to Nigerian migrants

It only been three days after the Germany-Nigeria bilateral talks that somehow got overshadowed by the domestic squabble between President ...

Isime EseneOctober 17, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Mr. President, don’t prove your critics right

As he marched to victory at the ballot box at the fourth time of asking and created history in the ...

YWriterOctober 17, 2016

Thought Experiment: What if Buhari is right, and Aisha just doesn’t know what she is talking about?

Muhammadu Buhari, president of Nigeria, said something last Friday that was, to put the finest face on it when you ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 15, 2016

A poem on President Buhari’s #TheOtherRoom

by Soyombo Ayomikun The Other Room! 1. Where ambitions May be Quashed, Where the gods of passion Ravenously devour, Where ...

RoqeebahOctober 15, 2016

[The Presidential blog]: The 7 ways Garba Shehu’s defense of Buhari doesn’t make sense

It is no News that having six aides attending to your media needs will not preclude the inability to properly respond ...

YWriterOctober 15, 2016

The Media Blog: This WashPo headline shows how the world now sees Nigeria’s president

And at the end, for those who wondered, there is how the world’s most powerful women reacted to the misogyny. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 15, 2016

How we will rescue the remaining #ChibokGirls – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism on the release of more of the kidnapped Chibok girls, after 21 of them ...

ToluOctober 15, 2016

Is President Buhari’s rumpled coat a metaphor for how he runs Nigeria?

by Tolu Omoyeni Coats (whatever the type) are not a typical Nigerian’s wardrobe staple – except for those whose destinies ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 14, 2016

Nigerians react to President Buhari’s “she belongs in my kitchen” remarks

President Buhari has informed the international press that the First lady, Aisha Buhari belongs in the kitchen. This was his ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 14, 2016

Pres. Buhari: My wife belongs in my kitchen (WATCH)

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to comments made by his wife, Aisha in a recent interview with the BBC Hausa service, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 14, 2016

Buhari meets German Chancellor Merkel (PHOTOS)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Buhari spoke with Merkel on issues ranging from terrorism, nation ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 14, 2016

Opinion: Women at the top is the new axis of power

by Tony Ogunlowo  In less than a months’ time, Americans will be heading to the polls to elect a new ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 28, 2016

4 times President Buhari showed us he is still in the past

According to Eleanor Brown, “There are times in our lives when we have to realize our past is precisely what ...

Oreoluwa PetersJuly 10, 2016

Brexit: Will June 23 go down well in the UK’s history?

by Orukotan Samuel There is a proverb that says, “Cows that do not stay as a herd become victims of a ...

Oreoluwa PetersDecember 9, 2015

Angela Merkel named Time Magazine’s 2015 Person of the Year

German Chancellor Angela Merkel  has been announced as TIME magazine’s Person of the Year for 2015. It’s been 29 years since a woman has ...

Mallam YeroJune 8, 2015

Obama and Merkel at the G-7 Summit…meme’d

On Greece… That Merkel-Obama strategy brainstorm in full. #G7Summit pic.twitter.com/HntaSuFiKJ — Paul Mason (@paulmasonnews) June 8, 2015 “I’m telling you ...

SolaDecember 23, 2014

Dr. Stella Adadevoh, Chimamanda Adichie make CNN’s Inspiring Women of 2014 list

by Anike Jacobs The Cable News Network (CNN) has presented its list of the most inspiring women of 2014 and ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 12, 2014

@AlikoDangote ranked 68th most powerful person in the world

by Kolapo Olapoju The President of Dangote Industries Ltd, Aliko Dangote has been ranked by Forbes Magazine as the 68th ...

January 6, 2014

BREAKING: German Chancellor, Angela Merkel injured in skiing accident

by Isi Esene There are reports that the Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel has been injured in a skiing accident. ...

December 30, 2013

#YNaija2013Review: The 10 most remarkable people in 2013? Feyi Fawehinmi shares his list

by Feyi Fawehinmi When I was asked to put this list together, the theme that ran through my mind was ...

September 9, 2013

Opinion: German elections and lessons for Nigeria

by Babangida Jibril Comparing my experience with the Nigerian elections, I will say the differences are clear, and maybe we ...

July 6, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: Barack Obama and his utter disdain for Nigeria

by Femi Fani-Kayode His utter disdain and contempt for Nigeria in particular, though cleverly veiled, is interesting and significant. Despite our size, our ...

April 10, 2013

Job alert: We have the missing boot – we are looking for Cinderella

by Isi Esene Do you have wit, style, an eye for a breaking and trending stories, and can Google with ...

April 9, 2013

He likes? Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel confronted by topless Femen protester (SNAPSHOT)

Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are confronted by a topless demonstrator during a tour of ...

January 4, 2013

Job Alert: We have the missing boot; we are looking for Cinderella

by Isi Esene Do you have wit, style, an eye for a breaking and trending stories, and can Google with ...

November 26, 2012

Mover and Shaker: Okonjo-Iweala makes The Economist’s cover (SNAPSHOT)

by Akan Ido Along with other notable personalities like the German chancellor, Angela Merkel and Chinese Communist Party leader, Xi ...

October 19, 2012

Hauwa Gambo: What the world desperately needs now (YNaija FrontPage)

It kind of answers the question as to why, these days, leaders continue to chose easy fame over hard-slog decisions. ...

August 23, 2012

The Boss Ladies: Merkel, Okonjo-Iweala, Sirleaf make Forbes Most Powerful Women List

by Stanley Azuakola Influential magazine, Forbes, has released its annual list of 100 most powerful women in the world for ...

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