Tag: Nigerian politics

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photoeditorJuly 22, 2014

#RiddleMeThis: Who is the next public official to be impeached?

by Mayowa Aboah The Enugu State House of Assembly has formally commenced impeachment proceedings against the Deputy Governor, Sunday Onyebuchi. ...

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writerJuly 22, 2014

Power pass power: Guess who Nasarawa Governor, Al-Makura met yesterday…

by Kolapo Olapoju He seems to be calming down. Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has held a meeting at ...

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July 15, 2014

Square holes, round pegs – and more, in today’s news round up with Cheta Nwanze

But Mallam Shekarau appears not to be the only round peg in a round hole these days. The NMA tends to insist that only doctors be made minister of health, so one would expect some more concern from the current occupant regarding the Ebola thing that is rampaging across our sub-region.

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July 11, 2014

Our army is not listening – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze     The thing is that the army isn’t listening. Rather, they are fighting back. On the ...

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June 24, 2014

Ayomikun Soyombo: Though Ekiti has spoken, we won’t let Nigeria go (Poetry)

by Ayomikun Soyombo   We can’t neglect this land    We can’t give in yet    Though the imprisoned seeks ...

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May 5, 2014

Ohimai Amaize: Nigeria, terror and the #hashtag generation

by Ohimai Amaize     Nigeria is bleeding. Only the wicked can feign ignorance of the fact that we are ...

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May 1, 2014

Nigeria’s problem is not poverty – Jonathan explains

by Akan Ido President Goodluck Jonathan, on Thursday, faulted the World Bank report which placed Nigeria among the five poorest ...

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April 23, 2014

Spiritualist threatens to expose Boko Haram sponsors (PICTURED)

by ‘Jola Sotubo A spiritualist in Adamawa has claimed to know the sponsors of terrorist sect, Boko Haram and has ...

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April 23, 2014

Collins Uma: We will not infringe upon Nyako’s rights to associate with pigs (Y! FrontPage)

by Collins Uma The PDP, through the non-existent Wendell Simlin and its spokesperson, Olisa Metuh, started this mudslinging. We have ...

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March 10, 2014

Collins Uma: Mr. President, this is not a crisis, it is war ( Y! FrontPage)

by Collins Uma And, while Nigeria burns, President Goodluck Jonathan is more interested in smiling for the camera. His administrative ...

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March 10, 2014

Opinion: Are Nigerians really tired of bad governance?

by Umar Yakubu Thoughts around security, national budget, state of the economy are not debated. Instead, you will read a ...

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March 10, 2014

Here comes the SSS: Tunde Bakare says ‘there’ll be violence’ if Jonathan seeks re-election

by ‘Jola Sotubo Controversial pastor, Tunde Bakare has spoken out about the 2015 elections and the picture he paints is ...

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March 6, 2014

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Jonathan gave 16 govs N32 billion to vote Jang – Kwankwaso

by ‘Jola Sotubo According to the Governor of Kano, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, President Goodluck Jonathan attempted to influence the Nigeria ...

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March 6, 2014

Alkasim Abdulkadir: Benue – Sewing the seams on these pockets of violence (Y! FrontPage)

by Alkasim Abdulkadir In a nation already struggling to feed itself and reduce dependency on food imports, the crisis faced by ...

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March 6, 2014

Why Bolaji Abdullahi was sacked

by ‘Jola Sotubo The sudden sack of the Nigerian Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, has continued to cause aftershocks around ...

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March 4, 2014

Femi Aribisala: Nigeria cannot survive without the Igbos

by Femi Aribisala Even the bitterest adversaries of the Igbo cannot but admit that, as a people, they are very ...

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March 4, 2014

Lawmaker stabbed to death by unknown gunmen in Rivers

by Akan Ido Sotonye Melford Georgewill, a serving member of the Legislative Assembly in Akuku-Toru local government area of Rivers State ...

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March 4, 2014

Japheth Omojuwa: Why the Nigerian Presidency must address this Wendell Simlin scandal

by Japheth Omojuwa Reno Omokri remains officially a staff of the presidency and the presidency must take absolute responsibility for ...

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March 4, 2014

Feyi Fawehinmi: How Wendell Simlin was unmasked

by Feyi Fawehinmi But it’s important to make the point that just because you remain in your job and you ...

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March 2, 2014

British man pleads for gay Ugandan partner after their SEX tape is leaked (PICTURED)

by Adeola Balogun The crackdown on homosexuals in Uganda has continued to attract attention around the country with the list ...

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February 27, 2014

YNaija Editorial: Sanusi made things messy, but his removal is not acceptable

by Our Editors The federal government based its decision to suspend the governor on the damning report by the little-known ...

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February 26, 2014

Opinion: Why Pres. Jonathan must protect Gov. Shettima

by Zainab Suleiman Okino With Sanusi and other examples, Governor Shettima’s criticism of the government’s handling of the Boko Haram ...

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January 17, 2014

Opinion: Why Jonathan will lose this war against Amaechi

by Nasiru Suwaid Descriptively, what I was specifically interested on is the group that does the overturning and pinning of ...

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May 24, 2013

Opinion: Going berserk in Governor Kwankwaso’s Kano

By Gimba Kakanda …..Should Dantala, a farmer, be charged for the theft of, say, his Fulani tribesman Bamanga Tukur’s son ...

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November 24, 2012

Temie Giwa: The Nigerian political opposition’s poison (YNaija FrontPage)

The opposition’s strategy is to steal the Sout-West and the North from PDP by presenting a northern favorite through CPC ...

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March 24, 2012

This is madness! Group insists Governor Aregbesola should take psychiatric test

by Chi Ibe In line with their mandate to promote good governance, principles of equality, adherence to the rule of ...

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