Tag: Fashola

Chinedu OkaforNovember 11, 2020

Pension for ex-governors may soon become a thing of the past in Lagos and it’s commendable

Pensions in Nigeria are a dreaded topic when they arise, especially as there’s mostly a hassle when it comes time ...

Michael IsaacOctober 26, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: ‘Inspector’ Babatunde Fashola finds hidden camera at scene of Lekki shooting | #EndSARS

‘Our leaders don’t rate us’ This statement has become a resounding chant amongst the Nigerian populace, whenever our politicians try ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 16, 2020

Does the Former Lagos Governor have a body double? | The #YNaijaCover

Following the backlash that has trailed problematic artiste Naira Marley over his concert in Abuja, the Chief Executicve Officer of ...

Edwin OkoloDecember 30, 2019

We’re going into 2020 with an infrastructural funding crisis

One of the major campaign promises of the Buhari administration during its first and second election runs was the promise ...

Bernard DayoJuly 29, 2019

The Late 5: Nigeria needs N10 trillion infrastructure bond – Fashola; We won’t call any witness to defend Atiku’s petition – INEC | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: INEC chairman should be appointed by the judiciary – Atiku  Atiku Abubakar, ...

Bernard DayoMay 11, 2019

Kano Assembly reduces Emir Sanusi’s influence, creates four new emirates, Buhari nominates Emefiele as CBN governor for second term and other stories that made the headlines this week

Here are the stories that drove conversation this week: Kano Assembly reduces Emir Sanusi’s influence, creates four new emirates Governor Abdullahi ...

EzinneAugust 11, 2017

The Thread: “Atiku, Fayose, Fashola, El Rufai can’t help us” | Ayo Sogunro makes a case for fresh blood

Since Independence, Nigeria has been regurgitating the same old crop of politicians in Military attire pushing military ideologies. Even when ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 5, 2017

Dele Momodu: Fashola, the man who must give us light

Fellow Nigerians, there is nothing more critical and important to us than the issue of electricity. Any country that continues ...

RoqeebahJuly 17, 2017

YNaija Editorial: Yes please, the Presidency may approach the bench immediately

When three weeks ago, Babatunde Raji Fashola decided to take on the National Assembly by himself over the cuts made ...

RoqeebahJuly 9, 2017

“Evans Vanishes”, “So, why are we wasting our time? Let us move on…” | Our top 10 quotes from the past week

This week eh! So much drama. Not only did we come within five minutes of having a new Commander-in-Chief (Acting), Lagos also got terribly ...

EzinneJuly 8, 2017

The Thread: “I almost died in that flood” | Lagosians tell horror stories of floods from years gone past

Today, residents of the ‘island’ were reminded that all it takes is a little body of water to revert to ...

ToluJune 28, 2017

Backstory: Between a “deceitful” Fashola, the “ignorant” NASS and a stalled budget

If you have been paying keen attention to local politics, you’d know that there’s an ongoing rancour between the National ...

RoqeebahJune 27, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 27th of June

  RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an assistant editor.

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 ...

ToluMay 22, 2017

Backstory: How Tinubu and Obanikoro’s relationship went sour over Lagos governorship battle

by Tolu Omoyeni Former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro recently sat with PUNCH newspaper in an interview that ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 25, 2017

The Thread: Tinubu, Fashola and Ambode have done nothing for Lagos. Here is why

Lagos is the commercial hub of Nigeria. Abuja merely exists for paper pushers. Over the years, people have touted Lagos ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 15, 2017

Opinion: Governor Ambode, Minister Fashola and the nation’s economic capital

by Eniola Opeyemi “In our personal ambitions we are individualists. But in our seeking for economic and political progress as ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 11, 2017

Reno Omokri: One Government, multiple conflicting voices

by Reno Omokri If you are a keen follower of the world of business, you would probably have heard that ...

RoqeebahFebruary 15, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 15th of February

Read the full stories and analyses here, here and here now! RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an assistant ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 15, 2017

Oluwafemi Adebule: Why Nigerians do not have light

by Oluwafemi Adebule   Overview of The Nigerian Power Sector Today, Nigeria generates at best 5,200MW of power. In all honesty, ...

ToluFebruary 15, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Did the Senate just uncover padding in the 2017 budget?

First of all, it comes as no surprise that this irregularity was found in the budget proposal of the Ministry ...

RoqeebahFebruary 7, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Who else has noticed the weirdness on Minister Fashola’s Twitter?

We do not mean to add any more than bad roads, housing deficits, darkness, and allegations of corruption to former ...

ToluFebruary 4, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 4th of February

Read the full stories and analyses here now. ToluYour pop culture/entertainment go-to. Music head. Wallflower. I do not like to ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 3, 2017

The Thread: Adopting Trump’s strategy in resolving Nigeria’s power problems once and for all

If you take a poll, lack of electricity will feature as one of the top three problems in Nigeria. It’s ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 27, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: Lawyer Fashola has started stealing again oh!

by Peregrino Brimah Nigerians knew this would happen. When former Lagos state governor Tunde Fashola was quizzed during his confirmation ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 21, 2017

Opinion: Reconsidering our approach to solving Nigeria’s power problems

by Adetayo Adegbemle Nigeria’s Electric Power Sector has sadly defied all “solutions”, and it is rather getting worse. The week ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 29, 2016

Pius Adesanmi: Finding crude oil in the North is Buhari’s understanding of economic diversification

by Pius Adesanmi In my entire adult life, every government in Nigeria has mouthed the platitude of economic diversification. Whether ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 14, 2016

Reno Omokri: Fashola, Buhari and an administration bereft of ideas

by Reno Omokri Just two days ago on the 11th of November, 2016, Raji Fashola, Nigeria’s super minister of power, ...

RoqeebahNovember 13, 2016

“Obama got what he did to Goodluck Jonathan”| Read our top 10 quotes from a most interesting week

No doubt this past week has been interesting, to say the least. From a very surprising return of the #AmericaDecides2016 ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 24, 2016

The Thread: With this 200% increase in electricity bills, it will be cheaper to run your gen

Nigeria is beset with electricity challenges that do not appear to have an end in sight. So we fall back ...

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