Tag: ban

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June 6, 2013

Tightening the leash: Iran bans dog-walking in public warning animals could be ‘arrested’

Walking dogs in public or driving them around in cars is set to be banned in Iran. Now dog owners ...

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May 21, 2013

YNaija Investigates: How Lagos state reached its decision on Hijab ban, Commissioner says it is “speculation”

by Akan Ido If we say, okay, let’s allow these students begin to wear Hijab to schools, what happens to ...

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May 20, 2013

Joachim MacEbong: I am not a Muslim, but Lagos state is wrong on Hijabs

by Joachim MacEbong  Trying to fit everyone in the same box is not education. Neither is it fairness. Babatunde Fashola needs ...

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January 31, 2013

Discrimination: FRSC denies commercial licences to drivers below 25 years

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, on Wednesday said that commercial driver’s licences would no longer be issued to applicants ...

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January 23, 2013

Health risk: Reps set to ban importation and sale of ‘energy’ drinks

by Isi Esene The House of Representatives yesterday put plans in motion to ban the importation and sale of caffeinated ...

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November 21, 2012

James Silas: It’s okay to ban ‘Okada’ in Lagos but… (Y! Superblogger)

Change is inevitable and sometimes painful… humans are not built to accept change in auto-mode – we adjust and eventually ...

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November 1, 2012

TICKER: Okada ban in Delta: No going back on Nov 1 date – Commissioner

Delta State Commissioner for Transport, Mr. Benson Igbakpa, has said there was no going back on the ban on commercial ...

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October 31, 2012

Okada must go! Union leader says that’s Fashola’s plan

by Rachel Ogbu The Chairman of the All Auto bike Commercial Owners and Workers Association of Nigeria (ANACOWA), Aliyu Wamba ...

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October 26, 2012

SNAPSHOT: Is Governor Fashola a big hypocrite? Take a look and decide for yourself

by Hauwa Gambo So these photos are slowly going viral and should inspire a proper debate about the extent and ...

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October 25, 2012

SNAPSHOT: Is Governor Fashola a big hypocrite? Take a look and decide for yourself

by Hauwa Gambo So these photos are slowly going viral and should inspire a proper debate about the extent and ...

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October 25, 2012

‘Facebook murder’ drug Rophynol may be banned – FG

 by Rachel Ogbu The drug, Rophynol that was given to late Cynthia Osokogu whose death was all  over social media ...

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October 23, 2012

“What next? ‘Okada’ BRT?!” – The YNaija community debates Fashola’s ban on ‘okada’ #YDebate

by Isi Esene The ban on the operation of commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as ‘okada’, on major highways by the ...

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September 27, 2012

Opinion: Arik Air vs Omojuwa: The missing iPad, and other issues

by Ovie Albert A crusader should be sublime and live by example. There is no point in blowing up a ...

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September 26, 2012

Going Rogue: Arik bans FAAN MD, blogger and 22 others from its flights

by Reuben Daba And you thought the Arik drama was over. Apparently the airline is determined to ensure that they ...

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September 17, 2012

Osaze Odemwingie to be banned for three games

by Stanley Azuakola For his unsportsmanlike behaviour during West Bromwich Albion’s 0-3 loss to Fulham over the weekend, Super Eagles striker, ...

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September 6, 2012

“We didn’t do it” – NBC denies banning Wande Coal’s video

by Stanley Azuakola It was the entertainment story everyone was talking about last week — that the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) had ...

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September 2, 2012

Low blow: NBC bans Wande Coal’s ‘Go low’

by Stanley Azuakola The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has wielded the big stick on Wande Coal’s latest video  for Go ...

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May 14, 2012

Banning tinted windows and sirens: Things they’ve already done before

In February, according to several media reports, the Federal Government (FG) was set to ban tinted windows in cars. Some ...

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