Tag: Omoyele Sowore

EditorJanuary 1, 2020

From Our Editors: Why Omoyele Sowore is the Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2019

(This editorial was written on 13 December after we made our Editor’s Choice decision for this recognition. We have left ...

EditorJanuary 1, 2020

Omoyele Sowore is Y!/YNaija.com’s Person of the Year 2019

The editorial board of Y! (TV, Magazine & Online) is pleased to announce pro-democracy campaigner, rights activist and founder of ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 30, 2019

Ijeoma Nwogwugwu profiles Omoyele Sowore: The brazenly fearless | Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2019 Nominee

As I write this, Omoyele Sowore has been released from the custody of the DSS, the Nigerian secret police. He ...

Wilfred OkicheDecember 26, 2019

#YNaija2019Review: Sorrows, tears and blood…The most distressing tragedies of the year

A bloody year ANA president owing student President of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) Denja Abdullahi exhibited proof that ...

EditorDecember 7, 2019

YNaija Editorial: Muhammadu Buhari is playing with fire 

The details don’t matter. Whatever you heard, from a blog, a WhatsApp group, from your neighbor downstairs, who saw snatches ...

EditorNovember 22, 2019

The Buhari government is losing its mind on the matter of Sowore

It has been 20 years since Nigeria returned to a hard-fought democratic system of government. Four since President Muhammadu Buhari, ...

EditorSeptember 19, 2019

Another critic of Governor Ganduje has been arrested for dissent

Nazir Ahmed, otherwise known by his stage name Sarkin Waka was arrested by the Kano State Police command on the ...

EditorAugust 4, 2019

Buhari moves one step closer to undermining our democracy with Omoyele Sowore’s arrest

This morning, former political candidate Oby Ezekwesili joined her voice to the chorus publicly denouncing the federal government’s secret arrest ...

Bernard DayoAugust 2, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: We hope Cindy would be the last new #BBNaija housemate

During the Thursday night presentation, a new housemate came into the house. Cindy, she calls herself, and the housemates weren’t ...

Bernard DayoMay 17, 2019

The Late 5: Court strikes out suit challenging Onnoghen’s suspension; Lalong emerges as chairman of Northern Governor’s Forum | Other stories

Here the stories that drove conversation today: Court strikes out suit challenging Onnoghen’s suspension  According to Channels, the Supreme Court ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 13, 2019

Just In: Shocker for Sowore as AAC suspends him and nine others; appoint Acting Chair

Publisher of Sahara Reporters and Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the March 23 presidential election, Omoyele Sowore along with nine ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 27, 2019

#NigeriaDecides2019: Buhari seals stunning win; defeats Atiku Abubakar to secure 2nd term

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of Nigeria’s ...

ThankGod UkachukwuFebruary 22, 2019

Why I think majority of Nigerians will vote Atiku Abubakar as President

On Saturday February 23, 2019, #NigeriaDecides2019 will be held and Nigerians from all walks of life, in the cities, towns, ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 15, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 15th of February


Bernard DayoFebruary 4, 2019

The Late 5: Senate withdraws Onnoghen’s case from Supreme court; We’ll shock vote buyers on Election Day – INEC | Other top stories

Here are the top stories that drove conversation today: Senate withdraws Onnoghen’s case from supreme court The Nigerian Senate has ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 13, 2018

The Late 5: Sowore protests exclusion from Presidential debate, Ezekwesili, Moghalu react; In a sane society, a peace accord is not necessary – Donald Duke | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Petroluem Industry Bill was ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 6, 2018

The Late 5: 7,000 delegates in Abuja to ratify Buhari as APC flag bearer; Ashafa loses APC Lagos East primary to state assembly member | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: At least 7,000 delegates from the All Progressives Congress (APC) are ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 2, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Naomi Campbell, Wale Adetona, Omoyele Sowore and others [The Fela Kuti remembrance edition]

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

Alexander OnukwueMarch 13, 2018

From journalist to presidential candidate, Sowore plans to correct Buhari’s mistakes #Sowore2019

In May 2010, while many Nigerians were receiving conflicting reports on the state of then-president Umaru Musa Yar’adua, one man ...

EditorJanuary 3, 2018

Chimamanda Adichie, Banky W, Toke Ibru, others make YNaija inaugural #Woke100 List

In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in ...

AzeezJune 29, 2017

Court orders SaharaReporters publisher to pay N4bn to Saraki

Justice Adeyinka Oyinloye of the Ilorin High Court has ordered the publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore to pay N4 billion ...

RoqeebahJune 15, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 15th of July

Read the full stories and analyses on YNaija.com: Saraki’s aide accuses journalist of demanding $1m APC expels Abdulmumin Jibrin over ...

EditorJune 15, 2017

Sore vs Wore: Is that the Saraki trial closing ceremony?

by Alexander O. Onukwue While Nigerians continue to react to the dismissal of the Saraki Trial by the Code of ...

AzeezJune 15, 2017

Saraki’s aide accuses journalist of demanding $1m

Bamikole Omisore, Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Senate President, Bukola Saraki has alleged that publisher of a popular ...

AzeezMay 26, 2017

Melaye’s anti-corruption book is a ‘cut and paste of newspaper articles’ – Sowore

Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore has said Senator Dino Melaye’s anti-corruption book sold for N50,000 is cut and paste of ...

EditorApril 3, 2017

YNaija Analysis: It’s official, the powerful are now using the courts to intimidate new media players

The past few weeks have been quite interesting ones with respect to the number of court cases that have emerged ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 29, 2017

Academic gowns and a singing senator | A timeline of Dino Melaye’s bizarre certificate scandal

by Dolapo Adelana On March 20, 2017, Nigerians woke up to the certificate scandal of controversial senator, Dino Melaye. And ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 27, 2017

We have authentic records to prove that Dino couldn’t have graduated – Sowore insists

by Dolapo Adelana Omoyele Sowore, publisher of online news medium, Sahara Reporters has insisted that records prove that Senator Dino ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 26, 2017

Melaye is no different from Babangida and his killer squad | Sowore vows to fight to death

by Dolapo Adelana Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters has said he is ready to die to ensure Nigeria takes ...

AzeezFebruary 1, 2017

SaharaReporters publisher, Sowore defeats Obanikoro in US court

A defamation suit filed by former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro against publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore has ...

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