Tag: ban

YNaijaAugust 18, 2023

Transgender Women Banned From Another Sport and This Time it’s Chess!

The International Chess Federation (FIDE) has taken a step that’s raising eyebrows and sparking discussions. FIDE has announced a temporary ...

YNaijaAugust 10, 2023

Lebanon and Kuwait Ban ‘Barbie’ Over Alleged Promotion of Homosexuality

Controversy swirls around the movie ‘Barbie’ as Lebanon and Kuwait join the list of countries banning the film, citing its ...

YNaijaJuly 19, 2023

Afghan Women Stage Protest Against Ban That Stops Them From Accessing Beauty Salons

In an act of defiance against the Taliban’s oppressive regime, Afghan women have taken to the streets to protest the ...

YNaijaMay 24, 2023

Call ‘These Girls’ Ruining the Broadcast Profession to Order – Abike Dabiri tells Arise TV CEO

Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Abike Dabiri, has expressed her strong dissatisfaction with the broadcasters and presenters ...

YNaijaMay 18, 2023

Montana Sets Precedent as First US State to Ban TikTok

In a bold move, Montana has become the first state in the United States to enact a ban on the ...

YNaijaNovember 23, 2022

Buhari to unveil redesigned naira notes today; Boko Haram kill 10 Chadian soldiers at Nigerian border | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Buhari to unveil redesigned naira notes today Boko Haram kill 10 Chadian soldiers at Nigerian border US govt restates visa ...

YNaijaOctober 14, 2022

ASUU suspends strike after eight months; Court discharges, acquits Nnamdi Kanu of terrorism charges | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

ASUU suspends strike after eight months Court discharges, acquits Nnamdi Kanu of terrorism charges Nigeria faces ban for pulling out ...

Ado AminuJuly 1, 2021

Nigerians are subsidising human rights violations by Hisbah in Kano. When does it end?

It has almost become a tradition – the kind you know will happen but that you are not sure when ...

tosin adesinaOctober 19, 2018

Buhari has decided to ban doctors from private practice; here’s why this makes no sense

According to a news report, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a white paper banning doctors working in government hospitals from ...

Edwin OkoloSeptember 11, 2018

Tanzania is waging war on ‘slay queens’ by banning artificial nails and eyelashes in its parliament

Africa really is a country, especially when matters of female autonomy and the policing of women’s bodies is involved. Across ...

tosin adesinaAugust 15, 2018

FIFA suspension: A tale of how the NFF has consistently jeopardised the nation’s favourite sport

Unless something drastic is done by the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN,) Nigeria will receive a FIFA ban by ...

AzeezNovember 9, 2017

JAMB bans pens, wristwatches from UTME centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has banned the use of wrist watches and pens during the conduct of the ...

AzeezSeptember 17, 2017

Ban on pro-Biafra groups will lead to loss of lives – MASSOB

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has said the proscription of the activities of ...

AzeezSeptember 4, 2017

Resolve security issues or get banned | US tells Nigerian airlines

The United States Federal Aviation administration has said it would ban Nigerian airlines if they reuse to resolve specified security ...

ToluAugust 22, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: NBC bans Olamide’s ‘Wo!’, Davido’s ‘If’ from airwaves; BBC launches digital service platform in Pidgin | More stories

Here are the biggest entertainment stories you missed yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 31, 2017

President Putin signs new law to stop Russians from accessing prohibited websites

Following Apple’s recent announcement that it had removed virtual private networking apps from its China App store on orders from the ...

AzeezJuly 20, 2017

I didn’t say FG will ban production of music videos overseas – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has denied saying the Federal Government will ban production of Nigerian movies ...

AzeezJuly 16, 2017

I am ashamed to be called a Nigerian | Peter Okoye slams FG over plan to ban shooting of music videos abroad

Peter Okoye, one of the PSquare brothers has criticised the Federal Government’s plan to stop the shooting of music videos, ...

AzeezJuly 7, 2017

Fayose bans students’ activities, rallies in Ekiti

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, on Thursday announced a ban on all forms of students’ activities in tertiary institutions in ...

ItunuoluwaJune 16, 2017

President Trump to ban travel to Cuba and stop dealings with Cuban military

President Trump will on Friday announce his plans to ban Americans traveling to Cuba for tourism purposes and also clamp ...

AzeezJune 14, 2017

Police ban rally, processions in Kogi

The Kogi Police Command on Wednesday banned rally, procession and demonstrations in the state. State Commissioner of Police, Wilson Inalegwu ...

AzeezMay 10, 2017

We have not completely banned VIOs – Lagos govt

by Azeez Adeniyi The Lagos State government on Tuesday said it has not completely banned Vehicle Inspection Service (VIS) from ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 20, 2017

Russia’s Supreme Court bans Jehovah Witnesses

by Dolapo Adelana Russia’s Supreme Court Thursday ruled the activities of the main centre of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia to ...

ToluMarch 18, 2017

N49 million cash, 900 airline staff sacked | 5 numbers that mattered this week

N49million – The EFCC intercepted five sacks containing new naira notes of this amount at the Kaduna International airport. The ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 15, 2017

Nigeria saves $5m daily from ban on rice, wheat imports – Agriculture Minister

by Dolapo Adelana The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh on Tuesday said the policy on the ban of importation ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

Banning okada will affect the economy – Amaechi

by Dolapo Adelana Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said a ban on motorcycles and tricycles nationwide would have an ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 19, 2017

FG’s ban on okada heartless – Fayose

by Dolapo Adelana Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose has described moves by the Federal Government to ban commercial motorcycle, popularly known ...

ToluFebruary 4, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 4th of February

Read the full stories and analyses here now. ToluYour pop culture/entertainment go-to. Music head. Wallflower. I do not like to ...

AzeezJanuary 29, 2017

“They are dirty, sneaky rats who blow up people” – Trump (WATCH)

US President Donald Trump has said those he is trying to keep out of America are “dirty and demented people”. ...

AzeezJanuary 29, 2017

Oscar nominee may not attend ceremony due to Trump’s Muslims ban

Academy Award nominee, Asghar Farhadi who is an Iranian may not attend the Oscar Awards due to the new US ...

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