Tag: nigerian government

Chinedu OkaforNovember 18, 2020

ICYMI: CNN presents ‘strong’ report to claim the Nigerian Army callously killed unarmed citizens | #LekkiShooting

On the 20th of October 2020, officers from the Nigerian Army opened fire on unarmed #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 4, 2020

#AmericaDecides exposes the obvious flaws in our electoral process

If you have been paying attention to current events all over the world since this past week, you no doubt ...

Chinedu OkaforOctober 31, 2020

IPPIS: ASUU refuses to call off strike if FG insists on paying lecturers ₦8000

For months on end now, it’s been a seemingly futile standoff between the Nigerian Federal government and the Academic Staff ...

Nelson C.JOctober 26, 2020

Minister Fashola must think we are in ‘the era of the dumb’ so this is what we must do

Indeed, the latest reports of former Lagos governor and the current Federal minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola “discovering” ...

Uroupa KiakubuAugust 25, 2020

FG’s borrowing hands has extended to grains and we are very worried

The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mustapha Baba-Shehuri Sunday, was reported to have borrowed 5,000 metric tonnes of ...

EditorMay 19, 2020

With another university strike on its way, will Nigerian students ever catch a break?

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) has announced it will be going on a two week ...

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 ...

EditorFebruary 5, 2020

Olatunji Omirin is the latest Nigerian journalist to be arrested by Nigerian forces

At this point, it has become common place to hear of Nigerian journalists, arrested either by the DSS or Nigerian ...

Edwin OkoloOctober 23, 2019

Closed borders and USSD charges, is this how to grow Nigeria’s economy?

“All goods, for now, are banned from being exported or imported through our land borders and that is to ensure ...

Edwin OkoloAugust 29, 2019

Flooding: Nigeria is on the verge of yet another nationwide disaster

As a Nigerian living in Nigeria, its hard not to feel like we all suffer from collective amnesia. A collective ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 25, 2017

Don’t sell weaponry to Nigeria – Nigerian Shiites urge U.S. govt

A Nigerian Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), in a letter dated August 17, to the United States government ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 25, 2017

We are unhappy with Nnamdi Kanu’s bail conditions – Igbo groups

by Dolapo Adelana Some pan-Igbo groups have expressed their displeasure with the bail conditions given to the leader of the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 22, 2017

Biafra: Nigerian government perfecting plans to kill Nnamdi Kanu – IPOB

by Dolapo Adelana The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Wednesday, said the continued detention of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 22, 2016

Opinion: Why this government is no different from the last

by Umar Hassan If the President sincerely thinks he is doing the right thing by asking the Attorney General of ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 30, 2016

Cheta Nwanze: We made a terrible choice

BY Cheta Nwanze By now, it should be clear to any and everyone that the current FG is on track ...

AzeezNovember 18, 2016

Shi’ites have the right to express their religious beliefs – U.S govt

The United States Government on Friday expressed concerns over the death of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, otherwise ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 15, 2016

Pius Adesanmi: Rapid thoughts on the musings of a frustrated First Lady

by Pius Adesanmi. 1) I didn’t want to weigh in on this until a translation was made available. Thanks to ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 8, 2016

Ahmad Salkida: Why Chibok girls’ freedom remains a mirage

by Ahmad Salkida The biographer of “Muhammadu Buhari: The challenge of leadership in Nigeria,” Professor John Paden, revealed that the ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 28, 2016

Opinion: An open letter to Pres. Muhammadu Buhari

by Domman Zumgak Rimdans At the inception of this political dispensation, the government  came with so much promise; they provided ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 6, 2016

Opinion: Free pass for Zucky

by Ugochukwu Nnamdi Ukamba I don’t mean to be a kill joy! This past week has been a social media ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 19, 2014

@oluwasegunsomef: Nigerian youths and unemployment

by Oluwasegun Somefun According to the UN and ILO, unemployment is a global problem. It is no news that there ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 20, 2014

Opinion: The Nigerian Government is a greater threat than Boko Haram

by Udoka Okafor Our car gallops through the bumpy road, as night fast approaches. The glimmer of the sun is ...

June 2, 2014

Waziri Adio: Chibok and the tragedy of errors

by Waziri Adio And when the protesters were told to direct their protests at the terrorists and not at this ...

May 9, 2014

Terrorism: The Nigerian gov’t is not the problem – Oronto Douglas says

by Oge Okonkwo Special adviser to the president Goodluck Jonathan on research, strategy and documentation, Oronto Douglas, has insisted that it was “not ...

March 3, 2014

Perry Brimah: Bama’s 8 hours of Armageddon – How angry should we be?

by Perry Brimah What has happened to the war against Boko Haram since Lt. Col. Sagir Musa was pulled out ...

July 23, 2013

Opinion: Jonathan, Boko Haram and the game of musical chairs

by Obademi Ayodeji Until recent times, it seemed to the public eye that the Nigerian government, in all its colossal ...

April 23, 2012

Tolu Ogunlesi: The Nigerian government is guilty of crimes against humanity (YNaija Frontpage)

; It is a simple law of potential & progression: A government that lies against the people with such impunity ...

January 18, 2012

Boko Haram and the government, one and same?

by Adebola Rayo    How does a high profile suspect such as Kabiru Sokoto escape police custody? The police rightly ...

OluwapelumiNovember 15, 2011

Hello, Kano! The 5th Northern Agricultural Summit holds December 6 – 8

The 5th Northern Nigeria International Agricultural Summit(Nonias-agric-summit) tagged Kano 2011 will hold from Thursday 6 to Thursday 8 December2011.at Muritala ...

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