Tag: Obasanjo

Joshua OnonoseAugust 3, 2022

More insecurity than one country can handle – Buhari; UK licenses 266 Nigerian doctors in two months | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

More insecurity than one country can handle – Buhari UK licenses 266 Nigerian doctors in two months My business is ...

YNaija NewsRoomApril 4, 2022

Obasanjo says current govt is overwhelmed; Angelique Kidjo wins at the Grammys – again | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

*NRC says it can’t account for 168 passengers from the Kaduna train attack *Bandits invade Zamfara town, kill many *CBN ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 1, 2021

The Angel You Don’t Know: Obasanjo’s punches at Buhari over State of the Nation | The #YNaijaCover

How do you feel when someone you could swear you know, turns out to be a complete stranger? Bewildered? That’s ...

Uroupa KiakubuNovember 24, 2020

“The Labour of our Heroes Past:” But who truly are these heroes?

The aftermath of the #EndSARS protest has revealed some shocking news Nigerians are finding difficult to wrap their heads around. ...

Michael IsaacAugust 13, 2020

Obasanjo’s imperfect record shouldn’t stop us from listening to his pro-youth message

Former Nigerian President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has advised African youths to unify and use their electoral power to knock out older ...

Chinedu OkaforJuly 2, 2020

Mixed reactions greet Obasanjo’s “restructure or collapse” statement

To say that Nigeria is a country with huge diversities would be an understatement. The country has diverse tribes and ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 18, 2020

Olusegun Obasanjo, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, Sanusi Lamido, Folasade Yemi-Esan and others address Nigeria’s falling oil price at Africa Initiative for Governance and Oxford University webinar

The African Initiative for Governance (AIG), a non-governmental organization founded by Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, collaborated with the Blavatnik School of Government, ...

Bernard DayoDecember 30, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Obasanjo warns of an impending bankruptcy under Buhari

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned of an impending bankruptcy under the Buhari-led administration over its penchant for loans. Speaking at ...

Bernard DayoAugust 21, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Jidenna tweets that he’s looking for a wife and this could be publicity for his new album

Jidenna has maintained an internet staying power for a while now, an infectious buzz that started when he radically transformed ...

Bernard DayoJuly 15, 2019

The Late 5: Obasanjo writes Buhari again, warns him to end violent attacks across Nigeria; Tribunal overrules Buhari, INEC, admits video evidence – Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Tribunal overrules Buhari, INEC, admits video evidence The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 22, 2019

The Big 5: ASUU strike continues as meeting with FG ends in deadlock; Obasanjo attacks Osinbajo, calls TraderMoni an “idiotic programme” | Other stories

Here are the top stories you should be monitoring today: ASUU strike continues as meeting with FG ends in deadlock ...

Alexander OnukwueMay 15, 2018

Fighting Corruption is Dangerous: 6 talking points from Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s Black Book

A book about how fighting corruption in Nigeria is dangerous should be hardly remarkable. It is the equivalent of a ...

Alexander OnukwueMay 4, 2018

“Superlative Who? I’m No Moron!”| 5 talking points from Obasanjo’s new jibe on Buhari

Olusegun Obasanjo is not going to be cowered into supporting Muhammadu Buhari’s second tenure by some social media theatrics. Seeing ...

EzinneNovember 26, 2017

“The voice of the people is the voice of God” “May your love outlive creaking limbs and grey hairs” | Read our Top 10 quotes from last week

This past week, Zimbabwe, Atiku and The Wellingtons occupied the news for very distinct reasons. Over in the South of ...

ToluSeptember 18, 2017

“Terrorist People of Biafra”, Operation Python Dancers, the $999 iPhone X | These are last week’s winners and losers

The nature of the events that took centre stage in Nigeria last week and the fact that we may have ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 17, 2017

Opinion: Beyond the Ozubulu massacre

The test of a truly democratic society, it has been said time and again, rests on its ability to ensure ...

EzinneAugust 5, 2017

The Thread: This is how the Military successfully ruined Nigeria

Demola Olarewaju is reminiscing on the past and its impact on the present and future. Specifically, he’s taken us down ...

EzinneJune 6, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Obasanjo, Mr Aye Dee + Lai Mohammed gets flogged to within an inch of his lies

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Op-ed EditorJune 6, 2017

Opinion: What does Obasanjo want to do with a PhD?

by Stanley Ibeku   In his characteristic mien, he craves for his desideratum with unceasing sturdiness. And in most cases, ...

Op-ed EditorJune 2, 2017

Opinion: Obasanjo’s Biafra solution is dumb. Here is why

by Jideofor Adibe   Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has reportedly called for dialogue with those agitating for Biafra.  Speaking at ...

RoqeebahMay 29, 2017

YNaija Editorial: Celebrating the 18 years of “democrazy” that have taught us freedom

On this day in 1999, a new chapter in the history of Nigeria was opened: the military went back to ...

Op-ed EditorMay 26, 2017

Opinion: A wink to Banky W and 4 other spectacular moments from Yemi Osinbajo’s #Biafra50 Speech

by Alexander O. Onukwue Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was the Keynote Speaker at a ‘Biafra at 50’ colloquium, held in ...

EzinneMay 25, 2017

The Thread: “We are greater together than apart” “Nigeria must be treated as a love affair” | OBJ, Osinbajo speak on #Biafra50

30th May 1967 will mark 50 years since the late Colonel Emeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu announced the secession of Eastern Nigeria and ...

Op-ed EditorMay 20, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: Xenophilia, fake sovereignty and Nigeria’s slavish politicians

By Farooq A. Kperogi Sometime in 2012 at the height of Goodluck Jonathan’s unnerving incompetence amid rising Boko Haram insurgency, ...

Op-ed EditorMay 14, 2017

Simon Kolawole: Predators as Nigeria’s ultimate saviours

by Simon Kolawole For decades, I have been holding on tenaciously to the belief that Nigeria would develop someday. I ...

Op-ed EditorMay 10, 2017

Opinion: National Open University and the failure of leadership

by Patrick Omoregie My attention was drawn on May 1st to an article published on the ongoing crisis at the ...

Op-ed EditorMay 6, 2017

Dele Momodu: Do our youth really know what they want?

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, I’m very sorry if I’m starting my weekly epistle with what may seem a rhetorical ...

RoqeebahMay 2, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 2nd of May

Read these stories on YNaija by clicking the links below: I don’t sleep in public, I only pretend – Ganduje ...

Op-ed EditorApril 29, 2017

The Thread: All the leaders who caused Nigeria’s problem

Political Twitter NG is such an interesting playground when it’s not tedious. Nigerians can be found there putting on any ...

Op-ed EditorApril 29, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: Nigeria’s future is sadly still in its past

by Farooq Kperogi The other day I was reflecting on Nigerians’ new favourite pastime: endless griping about the increasingly disabling ...

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