Tag: olusegun obasanjo

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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 ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 27, 2020

As in 1974, so in 2020, Obasanjo stays forever trending

Former President of Nigeria and elder statesman, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, is well known for his cutting remarks on the policies, ...

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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, ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 20, 2020

Lagbaja at 60: The enigma behind the mask

by  Toluwanimi Onakoya As a Nigerian, you’ve most likely quoted Lagbaja’s lyrics in everyday mundane banter with friends and family. ...

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SponsorOctober 9, 2019

‘Power of the Collective Voice’ to dominate discussions at the African Congress on Sickle Cell Disease

The African Congress on Sickle Cell Disease is the biggest prestigious conference that bring together government representatives, inter-governmental organizations, leaders ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 16, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 16th of July

Follow the links to read our latest stories: The Big 5: Gov Makinde makes assets public, declares N48b; We are ...

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Bernard DayoJune 20, 2019

The Late 5: Buhari inaugurates NEC for 2019-2023 session; Kano anti-corruption agency withdraws invitation to Sanusi’s wife | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Buhari inaugurates NEC for 2019-2023 session  President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 4, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 4th of June

Follow the links to read all our latest stories:   The Big 5: Buhari has not approved state police – ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 3, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 3rd of June

Follow the link to read our latest stories: The Big 5: Don’t attack Buhari, obey constituted authorities and shun violence, ...

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Bernard DayoMay 29, 2019

The Late 5: Oshiomhole chased away for breaching protocol at presidential inauguration; Obasanjo, 393 passengers escape crash on Ethiopian Airlines | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Malami steps down as Justice minister The Attorney-General of the Federation and ...

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Bernard DayoMay 23, 2019

The Late 5: Abike Dabiri denies report on Ethiopian and Egypt Airlines running drug cartels in Nigeria; ASUU threatens another strike, says Buhari’s govt is to blame | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Tribunal dismisses suit seeking to stop Buhari’s inauguration The Presidential Election Petitions ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 20, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 20th of May

Check out our latest stories using the links below:         The Big 5: Buhari incapable of stopping Boko ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 9, 2019

I’ll keep attacking Buhari’s govt. – Obasanjo; Tribunal grants Atiku, PDP access to inspect electoral materials and other stories that made the headlines this week

Here are the big ten stories that drove conversation this week: Appeal Court clears Taraba APC governorship candidate The Court ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 5, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 5th of March

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqTemidayo Taiwo-Sidiq is a Political Journalist, Analyst and Social Change Advocate with major interest in Nigerian Politics, Governance and ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 5, 2019

The Late 5: I’ll keep attacking Buhari’s govt. – Obasanjo; We are anxious to meet Atiku in court – APC campaign council | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Don’t go to court when you lose election, go home – Apostle ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 5, 2019

The Late 5: Women protest at INEC, demand violence-free polls; I was investigated for being privy to illicit transfer of funds – Obanikoro | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Buhari seeks support from Ekiti monarch against elections President Buhari on Tuesday ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 2, 2019

Lagos lawmakers move to impeach Gov Ambode, INEC releases final lists of guber candidates and other stories that made the headlines this week

These are the stories that drove conversation this week INEC releases final lists of guber candidates and state house of ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 31, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 31st of January

Follow the link to read the stories on YNaija:     The Late 5: I will not be voting for ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 30, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 30th of January

Follow the link to read the story on YNaija:   Appeal Court dismisses suit by Justice Onnoghen seeking to halt ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 23, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 23rd of January

Follow the link to read the story on YNaija:   The Big 5: Minimum wage: ULC, TUC, NLC reject N27,000, ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 22, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 22nd of January

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija:       Minimum wage: National Council of State ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 21, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 21st of January

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija:     The Big 5: Buhari behaving like Abacha, ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 21, 2019

The Big 5: Buhari behaving like Abacha, planning to rig elections – Obasanjo; Gunmen attack Adamawa community, raze Catholic seminary | Other top stories

Here are the top stories you should be monitoring today: Buhari behaving like Abacha, planning to rig elections On Sunday, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 30, 2018

The Big 5: Jonathan offered me $5m in 2014 – Hamzat; Obasanjo says Igbos should be given a chance at the centre | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has secured an interim ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 28, 2018

Just In: Nigeria’s first elected President, Shehu Shagari is dead

Nigeria’s first Executive President, Alhaji Shehu Usman Shagari GCFR, has passed on at the age of 93. According to a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 27, 2018

The Big 5: Obasanjo says he is “doubly qualified” to correct Buhari; OAU students cry out over incessant attacks | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 12, 2018

For the second time, FG berates Obasanjo over comments on Buhari

The Presidency has dismissed the recent statement credited to former president Olusegun Obasanjo, that he is not neutral in the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 12, 2018

The Big 5: Atiku boycotts peace pact; Miyetti Allah attack Anglican Bishops over comment on terrorism | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar says he did ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 10, 2018

The Late 5: Legislative aides petition EFCC to investigate Saraki, Dogara; ‘Tradermoni’ is one of the highest forms of corruption – Dogara | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Speaker of the House of Representatives,  Yakubu Dogara, has condemned the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 9, 2018

The Late 5: Obasanjo denies being neutral for the 2019 election; Buhari charges youth to lead anti-corruption fight | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday, at the launching of the 2018 Africa Youth Congress ...

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