Tag: democracy day

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Oludolapo AdelanaJune 6, 2018

BREAKING: Abiola conferred with GCFR as FG declares June 12 Democracy Day

The Federal Government on Wednesday declared June 12 as the nation’s Democracy Day, replacing May 29. In a statement signed by ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 29, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Sam Adeyemi, Bukola Saraki, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu [The #DemocracyDay edition]

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

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 29, 2018

“I will sign the #NotTooYoungToRunBill” | 5 things we learnt from Buhari’s #DemocracyDay speech

President Muhammadu Buhari moments on ago addressed Nigerians in a nationwide broadcast. Buhari who spoke from the Aso Rock Villa ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 29, 2018

Full text of President Buhari’s #DemocracyDay speech (READ)

President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the nation on Tuesday at the celebration of Nigeria’s democracy day. Here’s the full text of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 28, 2018

The Late 5: JAMB says it doesn’t need FG to pay salaries, Suicide bomber kills four in Borno and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said that it is ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 28, 2018

The Big 5: PDP urges Buhari to ignore May 29 address, FG extends N1.9trn to states for salaries and other top stories

These are the major stories you should be monitoring today: The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has urged Buhari and the ...

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EzinneJune 13, 2017

The Thread: “It broke our fighting spirit” | The devastating consequences of M.K.O Abiola’s death for Nigeria

Yesterday was June 12, “Nigeria’s real Democracy Day”. It’s a day where certain state government and all of Nigeria remember ...

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EzinneJune 12, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Atiku, Nathaniel Bassey + Police NG reportedly ask 11 year old child to forgive her 63 year old rapist

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

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RoqeebahJune 12, 2017

The Dummies’ Guide to understanding the fuss over June 12, Nigeria’s alternative Democracy day

It is said that he was not properly given a first name until he was about 15. Kashimawo, “we’ll see* ...

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EzinneJune 12, 2017

The Thread: “June 12 is the real democracy day” “The real hero” | Twitter NG remembers MKO Abiola

Nigerians today remember MKO Abiola and the price he paid for democracy to be actualised in the country. On this ...

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RoqeebahMay 31, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] 37 hilarious tweets that will help you know all your Ministers

How on earth did we miss this??? On Democracy day, Nigerian lawyer/author/mentor and “prospective Vice-President of Nigeria” (you already know ...

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AzeezMay 30, 2017

I will soon sign the 2017 budget into law – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has hinted that the 2017 budget will soon be signed. He gave the hint in his ...

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ToluMay 29, 2017

Who will save the people of Benue from demon-casting Governor Ortom?

Ortom de Barrow! That hilarious clapback former Senate President, David Mark delivered to Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom while the ...

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RoqeebahMay 29, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 29th of May

Follow the links below to read our cover stories and analyses: YNaija Editorial: Celebrating the 18 years of “democrazy” that ...

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RoqeebahMay 29, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 29th of May

Happy Democracy Day! Read the stories and analyses on our Cover and even more Democracy day specials on here now!  

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RoqeebahMay 29, 2017

We had Mugabe, then Ganduje and now, Donald Trump | Why are our leaders sleeping so much?

Is there something about political offices that make democratically elected leaders sleep in public? We hate to admit it, but ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 29, 2017

Nigeria is not a democratic state – Balarabe Musa

Former governor of old Kaduna State, Alhaji Abdulkadir Balarebe Musa, has observed that from 1999 to date, Nigeria is still ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 29, 2017

Democracy day horror as building collapses, killing two

The Director of the Lagos State Fire Service, Rasak Fadipe, has confirmed the death of two residents of a three-storey ...

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AzeezMay 29, 2017

Democracy Day: 81 ways Buhari has failed – Nigerian Wailers

Nigerian Wailers, a pressure group, has scored President Muhammadu Buhari low on the occasion of his second year anniversary in ...

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RoqeebahMay 29, 2017

YNaija Editorial: Celebrating the 18 years of “democrazy” that have taught us freedom

On this day in 1999, a new chapter in the history of Nigeria was opened: the military went back to ...

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RoqeebahMay 29, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] How the Osinbajos attended Democracy Day Church service [PHOTOS]

“Today marks the 2nd anniversary of our assumption of office” tweeted a presumably excited Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo early ...

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AzeezMay 29, 2017

“Nigeria belongs to all of us” | 7 things we learnt from Osinbajo’s Democracy Day speech

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo early Monday delivered a speech to commemorate the second anniversary of President Muhammadu Buhari’s assumption of office ...

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RoqeebahMay 29, 2017

Shots Fired! Did Professor Osinbajo just drop the bomb on Nnamdi Kanu?

Today is not shaping up to be your average kind of Monday. First, it is the 29th of May which ...

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EditorMay 29, 2017

Chude Jideonwo: Dear President Buhari, you have broken our hearts 

by Chude Jideonwo Two years ago to this day, you brought me to tears. You were in our nation’s capital, ...

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AzeezMay 29, 2017

Democracy Day: Recovery of stolen funds, prosecution process has been slow – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said the present administration’s process of recovering stolen funds and prosecution of looters is slow. Osinbajo ...

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AzeezMay 29, 2017

Here’s Acting President Yemi Osinbajo’s full Democracy Day speech (READ)

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo in the early hours of Monday delivered a speech to commemorate the Democracy Day and President ...

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AzeezMay 29, 2017

Democracy Day: Economy is our administration’s biggest challenge – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said the biggest challenge of the present administration was the economy. Osinbajo said this in ...

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RoqeebahMay 29, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 29th of May

Follow these links to read our cover stories and analyses on YNaija today: Nigeria: A country under neocolonialism in a ...

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AzeezMay 29, 2017

‘Nigeria belongs to all of us’ | Osinbajo says in Democracy Day speech

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said Nigeria “belongs to all of us.” Osinbajo said this in his Democracy Day speech ...

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AzeezMay 29, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Buhari At 2: We’ve secured Nigeria from predators — FG | APC has done nothing in the last 2 years – PDP | More stories

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. Democracy Day: We all have to make sacrifices, Osinbajo tells Nigerians – ...

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