Tag: Governance

YNaijaApril 17, 2023

INEC Commissioner stripped and beaten in Adamawa; No proof of wrongdoing by Tinubu, Governance isn’t about sainthood – Fashola | 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: INEC Commissioner stripped and ...

Kola MuhammedNovember 20, 2020

Dear 2023 Governorship/Presidential Aspirants, Joe Biden has a message for you

The past couple of weeks has seen the world’s attention fix on the presidential election in the United States of ...

Alexander OnukwueMay 21, 2018

Demanding competence is necessary for democracy; so what was the ‘Transmission’ hysteria about?

Last week, an audio recording threatened to break the internet. It should not have because, seriously, that sound is very ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 1, 2018

Kingsley Moghalu: Moving Nigeria forward begins with us

Here is food for thought as the excitement of the New Year fades: as Nigerians, we are always on the ...

EditorDecember 19, 2017

The undisputed King in the North: Salihu Tanko profiles Governor Dankwambo (Y !/YNaija.com Person of The Year nominee)

The miraculous survival of Gombe Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, during the powerful Buhari whirlwind of 2015 when the ruling ...

AzeezDecember 6, 2017

We should fulfil our campaign promises instead of blaming Jonathan – Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said he agrees with those saying the present administration should focus on achieving its ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 9, 2017

Chude Jideonwo: Nigeria is the Federal Republic of Rumour Mongering

by Chude Jideonwo It was my baptism of fire into the workings of Nigerian governance. Our firm had just begun ...

EzinneNovember 6, 2017

The Thread: This is how Nigeria crushes dreams

Nigerians are fond of pointing to “our leaders” as the basis of all our country’s woes, but isn’t that passing ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2017

Reuben Abati: The monkey business they call governance

by Reuben Abati       “Have you gone to visit your brother in Ekiti?” “Who is that? I have ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 25, 2017

Opinion: Mirroring governance with evidence-based reporting

by Abdullahi Bego   The DG NGF, ladies and gentlemen, there is no question that our country as a growing ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 25, 2017

Opinion: Aso Rock has fallen

by Adekoya Boladale   As it stands now, there is only one thing holding the government of President Muhammadu Buhari ...

EzinneOctober 24, 2017

The Thread: What the National Assembly needs to do to save Nigeria

President Buhari’s government has gradually lost the goodwill he came into office with in 2015. One of the reasons for ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 22, 2017

Invest more in governance | Lemo charges Nigerians

A former deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Tunde Lemo has asked Nigerians to invest more in governance by ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 21, 2017

Reno Omokri: Buharism — The definition of cluelessness

by Reno Omokri As you read this, the news has just filtered in that herdsmen just killed another 27 Nigerian ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 20, 2017

Alexander Onukwue: Mr Okorocha, tear down that statue

by Alexander O. Onukwue You like to talk effusively about your dreams; you say they drive you crazy. Well, begin ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2017

Opinion: Why Nigerians must overthrow the tyranny of the National Assembly

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Alexis Tocqueville never met Bukola Saraki. Had he encountered the APC Senate President or President Muhammadu Buhari ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 1, 2017

Yahaya Bello remains a disgrace to governance | YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Governors

Aside from being the youngest governor currently in the country, Yahaya Bello of Kogi has really nothing else going for ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 22, 2017

Opinion: Lessons for Nigeria from 2017 International Day of Democracy

by Jide Ojo Since 2007, United Nations has set aside September 15 of every year as International Day of Democracy. ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 16, 2017

Opinion: Nigerians and our penchant for self-sabotage

by Paul Olarewaju   A psychological conflict resulting from simultaneously held contradictory beliefs and attitudes is something every human being ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 10, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Julius Berger is not to blame for Nigeria’s bad roads

by Pius Adesanmi Fazebuuk Yeyebrity and Mitterand Okorie, speaking of Julius Berger, you dis my pikins never see anything. About ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 9, 2017

Opinion: A reality check on Nigeria’s Health Insurance Scheme

by M. M. Alhaji Access to quality healthcare is one of the fundamental human rights listed by the World Health ...

EzinneSeptember 8, 2017

The Thread: This is the curse of Nigeria’s leaders

There was a major riot over Atiku on Twitter yesterday, after Aisha Alhassan, Buhari’s Minister of Women’s Affairs, was outed ...

EzinneSeptember 6, 2017

“The Night King can’t cross the wall and come South” | Osinbajo visits Benue in Buhari’s stead; Twitter reacts

It would appear Nigeria’s president has reverted to type following his return to the country: Cancelling Federal Executive Council meetings, ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 2, 2017

Dele Momodu: The challenges ahead of the Nigerian youth

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, please permit me to discuss the matter of our youth again. I’m truly troubled because ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 31, 2017

Opinion: Governor Rochas Okorocha- A complete failure of leadership

by Peter Adeshina Yesterday 30th of August, Governors of states in the South-East region met with the leader of the ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 30, 2017

Opinion: Distinguishing between hate speech and Constructive criticism

by Gbenga Odunsi A few weeks back, the Nigerian government drew a line on hate speech in the country, equating ...

SponsorAugust 29, 2017

Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) announces inaugural AIG scholarship recipients

Six young West Africans were announced the inaugural recipients of the prestigious, fully funded Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) Scholarships ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 26, 2017

Opinion: The perplexing contradiction between President Buhari’s stance and the APC manifesto

by Tobi Idowu In spite of the umpteen wrongs in the Nigerian system many – that are actually in the ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 22, 2017

Opinion: Buhari’s address and the misfortune of a Nation

by Jude Ndukwe   President Muhammadu Buhari’s 103 days absence from Nigeria based on medical reasons, left Nigeria drifting further ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 26, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: President Buhari’s grand moments in America

by Farooq Kperogi By all accounts, President Buhari not only had incredibly wondrous moments in America during his visit here, ...

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