Tag: nation

Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 12, 2020

The YNaija Rankings: Top News Web Platforms (January – June)

News outlets are continually engaging in the never-ending struggle of breaking the news first, creating the best content, and attracting ...

AzeezJune 3, 2017

Yoruba youth now want a nation of their own – Gani Adams

National coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Otunba Gani Adams has said the Yorubas are desperate to leave Nigeria. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 13, 2016

Restructuring the nation is not synonymous to call for its breakup – Atiku

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar says there are legitimate reasons to demand the restructuring of the nation. Atiku, who stated ...

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 ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 10, 2016

Report: Over N1bn already recovered from Diezani’s election largesse

Nigeria has recovered over N1 billion illegally disbursed during the 2015 general elections to some former ministers, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ...

Mazi EmekaMay 29, 2016

The 14 highlights of the Buhari presidency so far

Over the last year, the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has been marked by dramas – like any other major ...

Mazi EmekaMay 13, 2016

Opinion: Are we all Biafrans?

In a few weeks, precisely on the 31st day of May, 2016, the writer and political activist, Chido Onumah will ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 8, 2015

‘A new Yoruba nation is coming’ – Ooni of Ife

The new Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi has promised that there will be a new Yoruba nation, where ...

Janeth JOctober 10, 2015

APC lacks ideas, Buhari is unprepared – PDP

The leadership of opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, has again criticised the All Progressives Congress-led administration, for what it described as a lack of ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 24, 2015

“Nigeria is not a nation” – Oby Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, took to Twitter this morning to harp on a few matters of national interest. ...

June 18, 2014

Opinion: Nigeria – A nation skate-dancing on thin ice

by Qansy Salako These are hard questions from Nigerians that won’t go away. They are about progress reports on the ...

May 19, 2014

Opinion: Nigeria – We have reached the nadir of despair

by Theophilus Yahaya     It is apparent you are not ready to bring back our girls, you all have failed ...

May 16, 2014

Opinion: Nation builders emerge in times of adversity

by Bobby Udoh So, as we demand for President Jonathan to rise up and take this adversity as an opportunity ...

May 6, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls: Why I missed Patience Jonathan’s meeting – Borno first lady

by ‘Jola Sotubo The First Lady of Nigeria, Patience Jonathan, recently expressed her displeasure at the conduct of the Borno ...

May 1, 2014

‘You have to step up, this is beyond politics’ – 2face Idibia tells FG (WATCH)

by Zara Mustapha Nigeria’s king of music 2face Idibia has spoken up about the abduction of Chibok schoolgirls by the ...

May 1, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls: Seun Kuti, Waje, Debola Williams, others protest Chibok schoolgirls abduction in Lagos (See Photos)

  by Akan Ido Several people including celebrities have taken to the streets of Lagos to protest the abduction of over ...

April 30, 2014

Theophilus Ilevbare: The value of missing school children in Nigeria and South Korea

by Theophilus Ilevbare Here is the part that Nigerian leaders never get: “As the prime minister, certainly, I had to take ...

April 30, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls: Oby Ezekwesili leads protest in Abuja over abducted schoolgirls (See Photos)

by Zara Mustapha A peaceful protest was staged today earlier today in Abuja to sensitize the Federal Government on the plight ...

March 18, 2014

Philip Amiola: Nigeria – When will we stop playing the fool?

by Philip Amiola We are not going to tolerate this anymore. Now is the time to stop playing the fool ...

February 16, 2014

Femi Fani-Kayode: A nation without empathy

by Femi Fani-Kayode It is no wonder that President Goodluck Jonathan has been endorsed for a second term by a ...

January 16, 2014

Tunde Bakare: Nigeria is a nation under bondage

by Tunde Bakare Now is the time to make real the promises of democracy”. Therefore, we must not put the ...

January 15, 2014

Opinion: Is homosexuality Nigeria’s biggest problem now?

by Moyo Salvador President Goodluck Jonathan has finally signed off on a bill to criminalize homosexuality with an attendant 14 ...

January 15, 2014

Opinion: Why we might never see an Igbo President

by Azuka Onwuka When a Nigerian president of Igbo extraction would come and how he would emerge, nobody can foretell. ...

January 12, 2014

PDP crisis: Jonathan calls OBJ, begs him to rethink withdrawal decision (Report)

by Oke Efagene Nigeria president, Goodluck Jonathan, has reportedly telephoned former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, to deny responsibility for promoting a ...

December 23, 2013

Insurgency: FG urged to secure nation’s borders technologically

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Brigadier General Musa Hassan (rtd) has called on the Federal Government to secure the nation’s borders technologically. ...

December 11, 2013

Don’t spend nation’s resources on PDP states- APC warns President Jonathan

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The President, Goodluck Jonathan received a warning message from the All Progressive Congress (APC) yesterday that he ...

December 10, 2013

Presidency shared N36 billion to states for Jonathan’s re-election – APC

by Akintomiwa Agbaje States that will not support President Goodluck Jonathan’s re-election bid come 2015 will be financially punished, the All Progressives ...

November 14, 2013

SNAPSHOT: Nigerian policeman pictured smoking marijuana in public

by Oge Okonkwo Isn’t marijuana supposed to be illegal in Nigeria? Well, this policeman – who is supposed to be ...

November 4, 2013

Mina Ogbanga: The power of positive consistency (Y! FrontPage)

by Mina Ogbanga Consistency is also about innovation, doing something the same way and expecting a different result is has its negative ...

October 20, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: The Yorubas are a nation, not a tribe

by Femi Fani-Kayode   One of the basic truisms of nationhood is that we as a people must appreciate our ...

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