Tag: Chidi Odinkalu

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 19, 2019

Today’s Noisemakers: Chidi Odinkalu, Shehu Sani, Subomi Plumptre, Helen Peller and others

Every day on the Nigerian Internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 30, 2018

The Big 5: FG says no new minimum wage by September, EFCC yet to find evidence against former SGF and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Federal Government says the payment of a new national minimum ...

EditorJanuary 3, 2018

Chimamanda Adichie, Banky W, Toke Ibru, others make YNaija inaugural #Woke100 List

In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 16, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Snoop Dogg, Donald Trump, Olajumoke

Every day, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we read their rants, opinions, ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 11, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Femi Kuti, Chidi Odinkalu and @Saratu

Every day, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we read their rants, opinions, ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 1, 2017

Chidi Anselm Odinkalu: African tales in Presidential ministrations, Shamans and charlatans

by Chidi Anselm Odinkalu Irrespective of how it is acquired, the belief is popular among many African communities that “power ...

AzeezFebruary 6, 2017

We don’t even know where our President is, protesters lament

A lawyer and human rights activists, Chidi Odinkalu has said President Muhammadu Buhari is not communicating properly with Nigerians. He said ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 30, 2016

Chidi Anselm Odinkalu: History Lessons on Doing the Right Thing the Wrong Way

by Chidi Anselm Odinkalu Since the co-ordinated and forceful encounters between the State Security Services (SSS) and the judiciary on October ...

YWriterOctober 28, 2016

The Sexuality Blog: This week, Nigeria’s civil society took a bold stand – and it should impress you

We assume, if you’re the kind of person who reads YNaija.com, you know that this week, Idrs Okuneye, who you ...

Isime EseneOctober 8, 2016

Human Rights Commission boss takes down DSS action – in 5 tweets

After waking up to news of abduction of judges by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS), Nigerians have ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 2, 2016

Council of State to meet over INEC commissioners and more

The Council of State is scheduled to meet in Abuja next week Thursday to discuss key appointments proposed by President ...

Isime EseneAugust 27, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: When judiciary goes on trial

As the story goes, a lavish society wedding had just taken place and after all the legal and social rites, ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 19, 2016

PROFILE: What Ken Saro-Wiwa told Chidi Odinkalu in 1993

by Mazi Emeka He almost single-handedly raised the profile of Nigeria’s human rights body, daring to confront the same government ...

Isime EseneJune 6, 2016

Opinion: But really, are we all Biafrans?

By Jibrin Ibrahim On May 31st, my good friend Chido Onumah made a public presentation of his book, We Are All ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 20, 2016

‘Yes, Justice Abang and Olisa Metuh were classmates’ – Ex-NHRC boss confirms

Contrary to claims made in court by Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, that he isn’t a ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 24, 2015

Ben Bruce to Buhari: ‘Say important things through local media’

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to empower the country’s media. The Senator representing Bayelsa East constituency, ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 12, 2015

Fashola wants GEJ to divorce himself from Patience Jonathan’s comments

by Damilola Jagun Lagos state Governor, Babatunde Fashola wants President Jonathan to disown the inciting comments credited to his wife. ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 22, 2015

Fayose to face sanctions over controversial Punch ad

by Kolapo Olapoju Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose may be in trouble over the controversial advert he placed in major ...

SolaSeptember 9, 2014

You don’t commit murder and say sorry | El-Zakzaky rejects Jonathan’s ‘sorry’

by S’ola Filani Renowned Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, who lost three of his sons and 31 other members of ...

November 26, 2013

Chidi Odinkalu: How to end violence against women

by Chidi Odinkalu Often they are economically dependent on the men who violate them. In most cases, families of married ...

August 28, 2013

Chidi Odinkalu: Time to behead the monster of prejudice

by Chidi Odinkalu All over our laws, being poor is criminalized. The law establishing the Abuja Environmental Protection Board describes ...

August 30, 2012

Aluta, Esq.: Lawyers disrupt NBA conference

by Stanley Azuakola The Annual General Conference of the Nigeria Bar Association, currently taking place in Abuja, is not going ...

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