Tag: nigeria

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Chinedu OkaforMay 29, 2020

Buhari is seeking another round of loans, but isn’t Nigeria already in too much debt?

We can’t assume that being President of a country would pose an easy task. Of course this goes without saying, ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 28, 2020

Stans of Davido in ‘glory party’ as singer becomes first Nigerian artiste to break another international record

It increasingly becomes a fact that to be considered a successful artiste one must have an international audience. This concept ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 26, 2020

Nigerians take to Twitter, demand from NCDC answers to COVID-19 puzzles

The Coronavirus by now is something the whole world is familiar with, and whether or not one has had a ...

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Michael IsaacMay 19, 2020

All there’s to know about NCDC, Nigerians, and #EndCovidScamNow currently trending

Nigerians on Twitter have called out the NCDC over the ever-rising figures on the COVID-19 ‘confirmed cases’ in Nigeria. In ...

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Michael IsaacMay 16, 2020

#KenyaVsNigeria: Kenyans declare war against Nigerians on Twitter and you’d love it

The culture of African nations dragging each other on social media is slowly becoming a norm that many Africans are ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 14, 2020

Delta is the hotbed as divided opinions greet alleged attack on herdsmen

Nigeria, a territory with a little more than 200 tribes is no stranger to ethnic conflicts. Dating back to when ...

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EditorMay 6, 2020

Nigerians look to Madagascar for a cure as they ask for a #LockdownExtension

If you have been following the global news, then you know Island nation Madagascar has been getting a lot of ...

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Ado AminuMay 3, 2020

What to remember from the Uganda VS Nigeria Twitter war

Uganda is in a headlock with Nigeria in a Twitter war that has raged for most of the weekend. This ...

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Nelson C.JApril 23, 2020

$21,000 tuition is no substitute for hands-on parenting; a bitter lesson African parents must learn

  Is this beating ? 21k USD is a lot and the mum is saying he should not beat them ...

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EditorApril 2, 2020

#Covid19: Wild animal consumption was just banned in China, should Nigeria follow suit?

Yesterday, the Chinese city of Shenzen became the first in the People’s Republic to ban wild animal consumption. China is ...

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Edwin OkoloMarch 24, 2020

Should Nigerian oil marketers be punished for hoarding fuel in Corona times?

Last week, the federal government announced, in line with crashing oil prices, that it was lowering the financial peg for ...

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EditorMarch 16, 2020

The tragedy at Abule Ado is a reminder that nothing insulates you from Nigeria

Yesterday, Lagosians woke up to a gas explosion at Abule Ado in Festac Town. In the era of the Coronavirus, ...

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Edwin OkoloFebruary 4, 2020

The new Trump travel ban will allow you visit America, but not live there

Over the last week, a number of opinions have been expressed about the newly announced expansion of the ‘Trump Travel ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 31, 2019

What Pamilerin’s Twitter suspension tells us about our changing celebrity culture

Less than a day after the suspension of his second Twitter account, Social Media personality and marketing strategist Adegoke Pamilerin ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 30, 2019

The arguments are over but the rights of LGBTQ Nigerians are still not taken seriously

The LGBT discourse which made the rounds on Twitter late last week after Feminist, Gender-Equality advocate and award-winning Documentary filmmaker ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 27, 2019

We thought the year of ridiculous policies was finally over, but Kano says no

This year saw quite a number of preposterous bills and laws getting proposed and enacted. From the social media bill ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 27, 2019

More than we ever thought, domestic workers in Nigeria need stronger protection

About five days ago, a video of a woman pushing a little girl out of a car and going on ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 25, 2019

Difficult to believe but the federal government is empowering a lawless generation

When the highest branch of authority in the country fails to uphold an elevated standard of order and respect for ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 12, 2019

For Nigerian men, dark humour means trivialising women’s oppression

So here’s the thing for many Nigerians (read men) on social media spaces: clout reigns supreme. Nothing else really matters ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 10, 2019

We can blame the government for many things, but rail line vandalism isn’t one of them

For the average Nigerian, trains still aren’t a viable alternative transportation options. Our rail lines are still terrible, and the ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 6, 2019

Moradeun’s death could have been avoided if we held our government accountable

To talk about the Nigerian healthcare system is to come to terms with the most importance of our government’s incompetence.  ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 2, 2019

It’s Basketmouth today but are Nigerian comedians ready to take notes on accountability?

For the Nigerian entertainment industry, accountability is a relatively new concept. The idea that endorsing, promoting and even reaping off ...

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EditorOctober 16, 2019

What happens to the AfCTFA now that the borders are closed?

The Nigerian Customs authority has spent the last month ‘experimenting’ with the country’s road borders. But not all the country’s ...

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Edwin OkoloSeptember 12, 2019

Sex tourism is thriving in the Gambia, but is it wrong if it is consensual?

West Africa has sex tourism situation. I would ordinarily call it a ‘problem’ but I believe the situation requires more ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 22, 2019

As of today, Nigeria is finally polio free

It has taken Nigeria a long, long time, but finally, we are Polio free. It has taken 30 years of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 20, 2019

ICYMI: See AFCON 2019 Best XI, top records and individual award winners

The 32nd edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) came to a climax late Friday after a very colourful ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 17, 2019

Super Eagles beat Tunisia, ends AFCON with record 8th bronze medal

The Super Eagles of Nigeria late Wednesday at the Al-Salaam Stadium in the Egyptian capital, defeated the Carthage Eagles of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 15, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 15th of July

Follow the links to read our latest stories: Mary Remmy Njoku, the undisputed queen of Nollywood sells ROK to Canal+ ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 14, 2019

BREAKING: Super Eagles lose to Algeria, to play Tunisia in losers final

The Super Eagles of Nigeria failed to qualify for the final of the ongoing African Cup of Nations hosted by ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 6, 2019

Super Eagles beat Cameroon 3-2 to qualify for 2019 #AFCON quarter-finals

Saturday’s Round of 16 encounter in the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) has seen the Super Eagles beat the ...

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