Tag: Feyi Fawehinmi

EditorJuly 14, 2020

On the 60th anniversary of Independence, a new non-fiction novel from Cassava Republic revisits our colonialist past

In a few months, Nigerians in the country and across the world will gather to celebrate the 60th anniversary of ...

Feyi FawehinmiJanuary 4, 2018

Feyi Fawehinmi: War is good; Africa needs it

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

Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2017

Feyi Fawehinmi: Africa’s richest man has a built-in advantage with Nigeria’s government

by Feyi Fawehinmi   To start to understand how Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, came to have such influence over ...

EzinneSeptember 7, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Ebube, Feyi Fawehinmi, Demola Olarewaju and others [The Atiku-El Rufai 2019 debate]

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

EzinneAugust 16, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Luvvie Ajayi, Feyi Fawehinmi, Chukwuemeka Afigbo, Kelechi and others

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

RoqeebahAugust 13, 2017

[The Media Blog] We said this about Dele Olojede last year…

In the wise words of many Nigerians, “as if we knew“. Still, we are disappointed at what finally came in ...

RoqeebahAugust 13, 2017

[The Media Blog] Dele Olojede is still blaming others for his failures at NEXT, and that’s nonsense

We hear: it’s the advertisers, it’s the corrupt government and now, it’s a single story about Diezani Madueke that crippled ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 26, 2017

Feyi Fawehinmi: How to fix Nigeria’s problems must begin with electric shock treatment

by Feyi Fawehinmi   A couple of days ago, The Guardian Nigeria committed a serious act of journalism with an ...

EditorJuly 14, 2017

EiE Nigeria successfully hosts conversation on ‘Party Politics 101 – The Good, Bad & Ugly’

“Give young people a greater voice. They are the future and they are much wiser than we give them credit ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 13, 2017

Feyi Fawehinmi: The Word On The Streets XVII- The Lagos floods edition

by Feyi Fawehinmi If you are reading TWOTS for the first time, the back catalogue is here. This was a ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 9, 2017

[YNaija 2019] “Sadly, women are only placeholders in Nigerian politics” | Top 10 quotes from Party Politics 101

Party Politics 101 held July 8 and saw the attendance of three former political aspirants from the PDP and the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 8, 2017

#NigeriaPost2019: Why godfathers are powerful in Nigeria – House of Reps aspirant

Panelists at the “Party Politics 101” organised by a civil society, Enough is Enough (EiE), on Saturday, July 8, 2017, ...

EditorJuly 7, 2017

The Activism Blog: We really like what EiE is doing tomorrow with young candidates

The blogger and explainer of everything complex about Nigeria, ‘Feyi Fawehinmi is in town, to moderate an important conversation – ...

Op-ed EditorJune 22, 2017

Feyi Fawehinmi: The damning lies of Nigeria’s census figures

by Feyi Fawehinmi The Economist published one of their explainers on Why nobody knows how many Nigerians there are. As ...

SponsorJune 20, 2017

EiE Nigeria hosts a conversation on ‘Party Politics 101 – The Good, Bad & Ugly’

“Democracy is based on the majority principle. This is especially true where the vast majority have been systemically denied their ...

Op-ed EditorMay 15, 2017

Feyi Fawehinmi: Iskelebete and the history that is not written

by Feyi Fawehinmi I was at the One Africa Music Fest in London the other day. No point rehashing the ...

Op-ed EditorMay 8, 2017

Feyi Fawehinmi: The new French president, Emmanuel Macron, can only be a Dimeji Bankole in Nigeria

by Feyi Fawehinmi   It’s normal for there to be a lot of hand wringing among young people in Nigeria ...

Op-ed EditorApril 26, 2017

Feyi Fawehinmi: How sex trafficking came to reign in Edo state

by Feyi Fawehinmi I recently started reading Hugh Thomas’ magisterial thousand pager on the Atlantic slave trade. My reading is ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 24, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Donald Trump, Oby Ezekwesili, Feyi Fawehinmi and others

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

Op-ed EditorJanuary 28, 2017

Feyi Fawehinmi: The colonialists stopped us from killing ourselves to glory

by Feyi Fawehinmi Constitutional Monarchies Think of 5 peaceful well governed countries you'd like to live in around the world. ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 14, 2017

Feyi Fawehinmi: Limiting the powers of the Nigerian State

by Feyi Fawehinmi For the past couple of days, I’ve been involved a seemingly interminable debate with Dr. Joe Abah ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 1, 2016

Opinion: The cost of doing business in Nigeria — Hotels edition

by Anonymous Hotels get a bad reputation in Nigeria. It is easy to understand why. In a society were corruption ...

Oreoluwa PetersAugust 22, 2016

Feyi Fawehinmi: We do not have to like each other to be one nation

So, following on from what I wrote a couple of weeks ago, I want to see if we can break ...

Isime EseneAugust 16, 2016

PODCAST: We don’t need Osinbajo’s numbers, people are suffering… and more on The Slab with Isime

It’s Episode 9 of The Slab with Isime. Whoop! Today, we talk about the apologies that got everyone talking from ...

Oreoluwa PetersAugust 12, 2016

You’re on your own, Feyi Fawehinmi | Noble Igwe says he has no regrets voting for Buhari

The deteriorating state of the Nigerian economy has gotten quite a number re-thinking their choice to vote President Muhammadu Buhari ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 10, 2016

Before Feyi Fawehinmi there was Gbenga Sesan – fed up with Buhari (TWEETS)

Barely 15 months into his much celebrated presidency, some key supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari have turned coat to apologise ...

Isime EseneAugust 10, 2016

Feyi Fawehinmi: If I convinced even 10 people to vote for Buhari, then I owe them an apology

The Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development — Chief Audu Ogbeh has threatened to shut down any fertiliser plant that denies ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 31, 2014

Feyi Fawehinmi: Buhari won’t win the 2015 election, Jonathan will lose it

by Feyi Fawehinmi Opposition parties don’t win general elections, governments lose them –British adage How does someone go from really ...

March 27, 2014

Feyi Fawehinmi: Why Innoson’s Innocent Chukwuma is exciting (Warning: Long Read)

by Feyi Fawehinmi But the early days were characterised by him doing all sorts of different things as the opportunities ...

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