Tag: ethnicity

YNaijaJanuary 19, 2023

2023: Reject my husband if he fails to perform as president – Tinubu’s wife to Nigerians; Senate asks CBN Gov, Finance Minister for details of N22.7trn loan | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss: 2023: ...

AzeezJune 24, 2017

Ethnic, religious agitations in the country caused by elites – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said ethnic and religious agitation in the country should be blamed on the elite class. ...

Op-ed EditorJune 18, 2017

Cheta Nwanze: There is something wrong with Nigeria

by Cheta Nwanze   In 1997, Edmund Fitzgibbon, the Irish Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Warri retired. He had ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 15, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. 1. DRUG TRAFFICKING: TWO SOUTH AFRICAN COMMUNITIES GIVE NIGERIANS QUIT ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 15, 2017

This government won’t take hate speeches lightly – Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday warned those who have been engaging in ‘hate speeches’ to desist, as war begins with words. ...

AzeezMay 29, 2017

Incessant herdsmen killings may lead to another civil war – Bakare

The Senior Pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly, Lagos, Tunde Bakare has said failure to address recurrent killings by Fulani ...

Op-ed EditorApril 8, 2017

Femi Fani-Kayode: The march of the ethnic nationalists and a friendly warning for the British and French ambassadors (Part 1)

by Femi Fani-Kayode In 1941 during the course of the Second World War, the most famous alumni of my old ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 23, 2017

Federal character not an excuse for nepotism, should be based on merit – Emir Sanusi

by Dolapo Adelana The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II has weighed in on the ongoing debate on Federal Character. ...

AzeezMarch 20, 2017

Yoruba, Hausa traders clash in Ile-Ife not about ethnicity – FG

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government has said the recent bloody clash between Yoruba and Hausa communities in Ile-Ife, Osun ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 16, 2017

Resist politicians, religious leaders who promote division – Ribadu advises Nigerians

by Dolapo Adelana A former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said leaders of the country are ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 4, 2017

The Thread: Will ethnicity ever cease to matter in Nigerian politics?

It’s doubtful. And that’s because we have made it the bedrock, the corner stone, the essence of politics. But it’s ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 24, 2016

Opinion: Ibori – corruption with tribal marks

Olalekan Waheed Adigun Whenever I hear those who ought to know say that Nigeria’s main problem is ethnicity, I often begin ...

RoqeebahOctober 29, 2016

BLOOD MONEY VII: The Asaba massacre

Last month, YNaija.com launched its Monthly Citizenship Dispatches, which explores in detail, the lives and realities of Nigerian citizens across ...

AzeezSeptember 8, 2016

‘Change Begins With Me’ campaign has no political, religious undertone – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Thursday said the newly launched national reorientation campaign, “Change Begins ...

Isime EseneJune 8, 2016

Opinion: Legitimate grievances, secessionist impulses and selfish ethnic interests

by Dele Awogbeoba A cursory look at the Niger Delta and the damage done to its environment as a result ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 16, 2014

@dian4real : Why Religion & Ethnicity will persist in our politics.

by Diana-Abasi Udoh Yes it is purely lips service and hypocrisy whenever our political, religious and traditional leaders seek to ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 2, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: My conversation with a reader on ethnicity

by Tunde Fagbenle Going through my email archives, I found an interesting exchange I had about a year ago with ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 5, 2014

Blame Lord Lugard for the problems and challenges facing Nigeria – Walter Carrington

by Kolapo Olapoju A former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, has stated that the problems and enormous challenges ...

July 3, 2014

Garba Shehu: “Jews (Read: Northerners) unwelcome” – The dangers of ethnic/religious profiling

by Garba Shehu Profiling of citizens in accordance with their religion and ethnicity is wrong and condemnable.  As the Nazi leaders ...

July 2, 2014

Okey Ndibe: Towards an ethnicity of values

by Okey Ndibe When we see Nigeria’s parade of PhDs act and speak as if each issue is defined by ...

April 18, 2014

Gimba Kakanda: Nigeria’s (in)security situation and your human worth

by Gimba Kakanda But this vile politics is not commendable at all, outrightly uncharitable in a country where condolences have ...

February 16, 2014

Opinion: Fallacy of division and corrupt Nigerian Ministers

by Adeolu Ademoyo So it is silly that when the story of Mrs. Stella Oduah’s corruption   broke religion and ethnicity ...

September 1, 2013

Tunde Fagbenle: The sad cankerworm of ethnicity

by Tunde Fagbenle The country is bogged down by this ethnic madness that now appears even worse than corruption in ...

August 20, 2013

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Nigerian tribalism – A personal love story

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani There really isn’t much hope for my father’s generation in terms of relinquishing tribal sentiments. Our only ...

August 7, 2013

Japheth Omojuwa: When will the poor Nigerian matter? (Y! FrontPage)

by Japheth Omojuwa The biggest ethnic group in Nigeria is the Poverty group. The group defies religion and ethnicity. This ...

August 1, 2013

Michael Orodare: Enough of the politics of every man for himself (Y! Politico)

by Michael Orodare The truth is that we have been infected with the age-long ‘virus’ – lack of trust, which our ...

November 22, 2012

Opemipo Adebanjo: Why this generation won’t change Nigeria (Y! Superblogger)

Religion is one of the reasons Nigerians continue to pray and do nothing. Even God won’t do for us, what ...

July 24, 2012

Simon Kolawole: A society of hardliners and bigots

Fellow Nigerians, why are we maiming and killing in the name of religion and ethnicity? We are never going to ...

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