Tag: nigeria

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February 23, 2012

Yomi Kazeem: Working in government- The rules of engagement

by Yomi Kazeem When you do get in, maintain a set of principles, draw a line between working in government ...

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February 18, 2012

A Whitney Houston tribute, a N40 million set, a spectacular night! Final 12 on Nigerian Idol hold their ground

    By Seyi Lawal Nigeria’s biggest music reality show recorded some milestones last weekend. First, the show unveiled its ...

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February 5, 2012

#WhereAreThey? We try to remember the days 11.45, Saga VIII & other clubs were rave of the town

by Collins Eboru Only a few years ago – they were the absolute place to be if you were a ...

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January 31, 2012

Twitter Roundup Xtra: Femi Fani-Kayode gets a dose of his medicine

by ‘Ifreke Inyang [@Ifreke] A few days ago, Japheth Omojuwa published an interview with Femi Fani-Kayode. In the interview, the ...

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January 26, 2012

Get to know the new Inspector General of Police

  Photo credit: PM News by Adebola Rayo M.D Abubakar was born on May 5, 1958 in Gusau, Zamfara State. ...

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January 23, 2012

The YNaija Job Hub: Find jobs in Graphic designs, IT and leisure today

Here, every other day, you’ll find the latest jobs in Nigeria. Please Note: To apply for any of the jobs ...

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January 17, 2012

Chevron: Rig catches fire off Nigeria’s delta

(AP)  LAGOS, Nigeria — An offshore rig exploring possible oil and gas fields off Nigeria’s coast for Chevron Corp. caught ...

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January 16, 2012

Labour calls off strike – “Count us out”, says civil society

Organised Labour have called off the nationwide strike that was called in protest of government’s removal of subsidies on the ...

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January 16, 2012

The Text Of President Goodluck Jonathan’s 7am Broadcast On The Deregulation Policy

YNaija has obtained the text of the national broadcast meant to be broadcast by President Goodluck Jonathan by 7: 00 ...

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January 16, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt – The Budget and SURE documents that started everything

Two documents, Nigeria’s 2012 budget proposal, and the Federal Government’s SURE Plan have been at the center of ongoing and ...

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January 16, 2012

NLC rejects FG’s N97 offer; FG drafts military to stop protests

Following a series of negotiations over the course of the week, Labour has once again emerged out of another meeting ...

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January 15, 2012

The NLC Speaks: We Are Not Asking For Regime Change

Objectives of the Strikes and Protests The Labour Movement once again reiterate that the strikes, rallies and streets protests must ...

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January 15, 2012

Faith Naija: ‘Heal the Land’ – Darwin Hobbs

by ‘Ifreke Inyang This song speaks to us in Nigeria at this very moment. At a time when there is ...

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January 14, 2012

Leaders unwilling to sanction their friends” – Pastor Tunde Bakare lists ‘Critical Information 1 – 4

Today is the 5th day of our on-going civil protest against the oppressive policy of the Federal Government as they ...

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January 14, 2012

Cut, cut, cut! BudgIT Helps The Government Reduce Its Waste

The guys at the Nigerian startup called BudgIT have released an interesting web application today, and they are calling it “cutgovtwaste budget ...

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January 13, 2012

Nigeria Is Not Broke, Says Sanusi On Fuel Subsidy

However he quickly goes on to say in the Channels TV interview that we’ll soon be, if government keeps the ...

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January 12, 2012

Deadlocked: Talks Between NLC And Federal Government Inconclusive

Talks between Labour and the Federal government have been described by the stakeholders involved as very fruitful, but as of ...

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January 12, 2012

We’re In! PENGASSAN Finally Set To Join Labour Strike

Recent rumblings about plans by Nigeria’s major oil union to wade into the fray and join the ongoing protests by ...

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January 9, 2012

#FuelSubsidyRemoval, the government and the people, all in last week’s news…with a pinch of salt

by Stanley Azuakola “…our police now have the opportunity to shine and show themselves again by manhandling protesters…” Shun SURE, ...

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January 9, 2012

#FuelSubsidyRemoval: The Presidency Vs the House of Representatives

By Rachel Ogbu President Goodluck Jonathan has accused the House of Representatives of stirring Nigerians against his government by passing ...

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OluwapelumiDecember 23, 2011

#YourTurn: Transition to Digital Television: Is Nigeria ready?

I consciously borrowed but adapted this title from Lennard G. Kruger’s Report written in May 2009 concerning the United States’ ...

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OluwapelumiDecember 22, 2011

Ifreke talks Sports: ‘The Yak’ with nine lives?

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Like a recurring nightmare, Yakubu Aiyegbeni is back in our consciousness. How can we possibly ignore the powerful frontman, when ...

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OluwapelumiNovember 3, 2011

Tales from Kenya! Why Nigerian men get laid fater over here

Roselyn Kangara I have never been to Nigeria but I have a lot of Nigerian pals here. I find them fascinating, ...

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OluwapelumiOctober 14, 2011

Shopping spree! Woolworths arrives Nigeria

Upmarket retailers,  Woolworths,  are set to open up outlets in Nigeria, only weeks after hitting the Tanzanian and Ugandan market. ...

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OluwapelumiOctober 1, 2011

Ode to Nigeria: ‘A nation not beyond redemption’

by Kola Dairo Jnr I am Nigeria, the heart of Africa – at least by virtue of my geography; a ...

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OluwapelumiOctober 1, 2011

Ode to Nigeria: 'A nation not beyond redemption'

by Kola Dairo Jnr I am Nigeria, the heart of Africa – at least by virtue of my geography; a ...

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OluwapelumiSeptember 28, 2011

“I just came from America”: The familiar strangers are here again

by Eizu Uwaoma First of all, don’t be offended for these are just my opinion. But to me, it’s deep ...

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OluwapelumiAugust 16, 2011

A desperate call: The Kefee Peace Foundation presents ‘Let Peace Grow’ ft. Omotola, Uti, Eva & others

by Taiwo Damilola In this moving track, Kefee Obareki and friends voice out their appeal to Nigerians to let peace ...

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OluwapelumiAugust 3, 2011

Thoughts of a Young Nigerian: The need for special advice

by Yomi Kazeem In this day and age when every step is scrutinized and analyzed, one has to tread carefully. ...

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OluwapelumiJuly 19, 2011

Heard of the new ‘Skinny Jeans’ tax in Lagos? We present the news… upside down!

by Stanley Azuakola This week’s news, with a pinch of salt! Lagos to Introduce New Taxes The Lagos state governor, ...

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