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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 ...

AzeezJanuary 28, 2017

We will ban Americans from our country – Iran

Iran has said it will ban Americans from entering the country after President Donald Trump signed an order restricting arrivals ...

AzeezJanuary 28, 2017

Trump orders temporary immigration ban on 7 Islamic countries

US President Donald Trump has temporarily banned issuance of visas to citizens of seven Islamic countries for three months. A ...

AzeezJanuary 25, 2017

President Trump bars immigration from 6 islamic countries

US President Donald Trump has indicated temporary ban on immigration from Muslim countries deemed a ‘threat to national security’. He ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 11, 2017

Just In: Senate rejects ban on vehicle importation through land borders

The Senate on Wednesday called for the reversal of the Federal Government’s policy banning the importation of vehicles through land ...

ToluJanuary 5, 2017

Analysis: The Federal Government’s recent import duties hike leaves us very confused

by Mark Amaza On Monday, the Federal Government announced that it had raised import duties on what it termed as ...

AzeezJanuary 3, 2017

FG to ban importation of refined petroleum products

The Federal Government has said it would ban the importation of refined petroleum products by 2018. Minister of Science and ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 12, 2016

Why we banned vehicle importation through land borders – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the ban on importation of vehicles through land borders was to encourage Nigerians to patronise locally ...

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