Tag: boko haram

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Michael IsaacMay 14, 2020

Forgotten in captivity? Leah Sharibu marks 17th birthday at Boko Haram camp

It’s been over two years since Boko Haram abducted Leah Sharibu, the Christian teenager among over 100 other girls abducted ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 14, 2020

DJ Cuppy wants to use her platform to help upcoming artistes | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

DJ Cuppy has had an epiphany – she intends to use her platform to help upcoming artistes in the industry. ...

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EditorMay 13, 2020

Abubakar Shekau & Boko Haram are making headlines, but is it all good news?

After almost a year of silence, a new audio recording purportedly from Abubakar Shekau, the religious and military leader of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 31, 2020

Nigerian Army pulls the plug on General Adeniyi | The #YNaijaCover

An exclusive by online medium, Sahara Reporters Tuesday revealed that a senior Nigerian Army officer, Maj. Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, who ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 4, 2020

The YNaija Cover – 4th March | Bounty on Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau

The United States Department of State is offering a reward of up to $7m (N2.5bn) for information leading to the ...

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EditorMarch 3, 2020

Meet Senator Ibrahim Gaidam; sponsor of the new Boko Haram Bill

Nigeria has had more than its fair share of controversial senators since it returned to democratic rule in 1999. From ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 20, 2020

Agency for repentant terrorists – The YNaija Cover | 20th February 2020

The Senate has come under widespread criticism following its deliberations on a bill seeking to establish an agency that would ...

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Op-Ed EditorFebruary 18, 2020

Ighalo plays against Chelsea, makes history; Sharia Council dares Boko Haram – 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo made history on Monday night as he came on for new club Manchester United in the 2-0 ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 12, 2020

The Bishop Kukah Controversy – YNaija Cover | 12th February 2020

The last one month appears to have been horrible for citizens in major parts of the North(ern part of Nigeria) ...

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Op-Ed EditorFebruary 12, 2020

FG allegedly releases 1,400 Boko Haram detainees, Help us defeat Boko Haram – Gbajabiamila tells US Govt. | 5 Things that should matter today

Electricity in Nigeria is for the elite – NNPC GMD – Mele Kyari The Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ...

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EditorFebruary 5, 2020

Olatunji Omirin is the latest Nigerian journalist to be arrested by Nigerian forces

At this point, it has become common place to hear of Nigerian journalists, arrested either by the DSS or Nigerian ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 22, 2020

Oxford Dictionary gets updated with Nigerian English, Supreme Court affirms Samuel Ortom’s election | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

The Oxford English Dictionary has been updated to include some Nigerian words and expressions. In the Oxford English Dictionary’s January ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 26, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Boko Haram terrorists abduct aid worker Jennifer Ukambong Samuel in Borno

An aid worker from Bokkos LGA of Plateau state, Jennifer Ukambong Samuel has been abducted by the Boko Haram insurgents ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 2, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Respecting Bobrisky’s pronouns will cost you absolutely nothing

Following reports of the police shutting down the venue for Bobrisky’s birthday on Saturday, social media had a melt down ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 21, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Jidenna tweets that he’s looking for a wife and this could be publicity for his new album

Jidenna has maintained an internet staying power for a while now, an infectious buzz that started when he radically transformed ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 4, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the Weekend Roundup

During the week, an exposé by The Wall Street Journal uncovering the truth about the real state of terrorism in ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 2, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: We hope Cindy would be the last new #BBNaija housemate

During the Thursday night presentation, a new housemate came into the house. Cindy, she calls herself, and the housemates weren’t ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 31, 2019

The Big 5: Real Boko Haram defeated – Presidency; 626 killed during 2019 Nigerian election – Civil Society Situation Room | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Don’t set Edo ablaze, Obaseki tells Senate  The Senate, on ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 30, 2019

The Big 5: Gbajabiamila meets doctors over planned strike; PDP demands EFCC probe of ministerial screening | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: PDP demands EFCC probe of ministerial screening The Senate will ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 26, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 26th of July

Follow the links to read our latest stories:   The Big 5: Give us El-Zakzaky for treatment – Iran tells ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 18, 2019

The Late 5: Mikel Obi retires from international football; Army commander, 20 soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: APC suspends its national Vice Chairman Inuwa Abdulkadir The National Working Committee ...

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Bernard DayoJune 28, 2019

The Big 5: Implementation of new minimum wage will soon commence – Buhari tells workers; FG moves to cut off three DisCos from national grid | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Implementation of minimum wage will soon commence – Buhari tells ...

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Bernard DayoJune 14, 2019

The Big 5: We have evidence against Sanusi – Kano anti-graft agency; I’m happy UN appreciates my fight against corruption, poverty – Buhari | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: I’m happy UN appreciates my fight against corruption, poverty – ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 28, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 28th of May

Follow the links to read our latest stories:   The Big 5: 5 people killed, 12 houses burnt in fresh ...

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Bernard DayoMay 23, 2019

The Big 5: Electricity generation falls to 2,616MW, six plants idle; Soldiers die, six missing as Boko Haram attacks army base in Borno | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: I’m optimistic Buhari will appoint ministers on time – Emefiele ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 20, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 20th of May

Check out our latest stories using the links below:         The Big 5: Buhari incapable of stopping Boko ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 14, 2019

Leah Sharibu at 16: Sadly, it doesn’t look like the government wants her back

It’s Leah Sharibu‘s 16th birthday today. Leah, the only teenager yet to be returned among the 105 students kidnapped on ...

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Bernard DayoMay 13, 2019

The Big 5: EFCC seizes Saraki’s houses in Ikoyi, marks others; Gunmen invade Katsina village, set houses ablaze | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: EFCC seizes Saraki’s houses in Ikoyi, marks others According to ...

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Bernard DayoApril 30, 2019

The Late 5: FG secures release of Zainab Aliyu from Saudi detention; Boko Haram raids Adamawa village, kills 26, injures many | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: FG secures release of Zainab Aliyu from Saudi detention Personal Assistant to ...

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Bernard DayoApril 29, 2019

The Big 5: Fire ravages 140 shelters in Borno IDPs camp; Bayelsa fixes July 27 for LG elections | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Fire ravages 140 shelters in Borno IDPs camp The National Emergency ...

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