Tag: opinion

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Israel AyideNovember 2, 2018

The power of youth that drove the #GrowNigeria movement

Middle of this year, I had a burnout. I lost the drive, became almost depressed and felt that everything was ...

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ThankGod UkachukwuOctober 14, 2018

Why I tipped Mr Peter Obi as running mate to Alhaji Atiku Abukakar

Editor’s Note: Long time YNaija contributor ThankGod Ukachukwu has become an important voice in the Nigerian political scene and we ...

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Otaigbe EwoigbokhanOctober 11, 2018

Five reasons I never want to be a best man again

I have grown somewhat cynical about weddings and marriage in generally. Do not get me wrong, I believe marriage is ...

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Nduka OdoOctober 1, 2018

Opinion: To beat Buhari in 2019, we’ll have to make a hard choice that changes everything

The gang up to unseat President Muhammadu Buhari has become intense and national – cutting across tribes, religions, regions, and ...

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Ovoko WilliamsSeptember 26, 2018

Profiting from tears: The Buhari administration’s handling of the Nigerian IDP crisis

The humanitarian situation in Nigeria deteriorated significantly in the first half of 2018 as the conflict intensified in the North ...

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Anita AmorighoyeSeptember 21, 2018

Opinion: A new age of digital-preneurs are rising

Life, as we know, is changing. We are experiencing a shift from the known traditions of the norm to the ...

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Adekoya BoladaleSeptember 10, 2018

Atiku: How the presidential candidate needs to plan for a Nigerian Doomsday Protocol

By Adekoya Boladale  In Central Africa and predominately Cameroon, there is a specie of frog called: Hairy frog. Like every ...

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EditorSeptember 6, 2018

Emma Ikumeh: This is why I want the PDP to choose Saraki at the primaries

by Emma Ikumeh Former INEC chief, Professor Attahiru Jega recently made a case for competent leadership over strongman leadership. The ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 4, 2018

The scrabble for a New Nigeria: A battle between the believers, the achievers and the deceivers

by Alli Bob-Chinwon Randomly surfing the news I stumbled on a very intriguing headline published on a prominent international news ...

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Debo I. AkinbamiAugust 27, 2018

Opinion: What are we really doing to check Nigeria’s poverty rate?

The descent of Nigeria’s economy into poverty has been a recurrent matter of regular discussions and debates, particularly in the ...

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Obiora OkekeAugust 23, 2018

How student union governments can help actualise a better Nigeria come 2019

A Government is believed to be a body with the power to make and/or enforce laws to control a country, ...

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EditorJuly 30, 2018

2019: Is there anything to celebrate over APC-to-PDP mass defection?

By Festus Ogun It should no longer be a news to anyone that mass defection is currently rocking the All ...

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Reuben AbatiMay 22, 2018

Opinion: The impending implosion of APC

Just take the phrase: “impending” in the title above with a pinch of salt.  I use the word because in ...

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Olasupo AbideenMay 13, 2018

Opinion: An open letter to President Buhari

Dear Mr. President, It is with a heavy heart that I sit down to write Your Eminence. As a conscious, ...

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Harri ObiApril 28, 2018

Opinion: Chimamanda Adichie is not your enemy

“The top three trending topics in Nigeria are Chimamanda, Dino Melaye and Pablo Adedeji; what do these people have in ...

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Olusola OduleyeApril 18, 2018

Housing Challenge: understand the process of buying property in Lagos State

Nigerians abroad and those living in the country have been scammed several times trying to purchase a property. This can ...

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ThankGod UkachukwuApril 17, 2018

Opinion: Open letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby

Your Grace, in respect of your meeting with President Buhari, who is your bosom friend, who you have met severally ...

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Omoruyi EdoigiawerieMarch 26, 2018

Opinion: Nigerian Healthcare is non-existent, we should all be terrified

Last Monday, Linda Ikeji broke a story on the death of Oluwaseun Ezekiel, who had just graduated from the University ...

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Kansi UdochukwuMarch 22, 2018

Opinion: The Christian Association of Nigeria needs its own Martin Luther

I remember a particular Sunday morning when some friends and I were debating with an austere, prudish woman on the ...

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Chinedu George NnawetanmaMarch 16, 2018

Not-too-young-to-run: Why the Nigerian Youth Are Not Yet Ready for Leadership

The 2019 Nigerian general election is less than a year away and preparations are predictably in top gear for the ...

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Rachel OgbuMarch 13, 2018

Opinion: Lagos state and the politics of taxation

The government of Lagos state seems to be currently in the eye of the storm over its introduction of a ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 8, 2018

Opinion: Let’s tell the truth, Anthony Joshua was slaughtered on the altar of pseudo wokeness…. the future of women is next

New babies are the biggest threat to the planet, so some unified system is necessary for controlling them. Our faith ...

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EditorMarch 8, 2018

Opinion: Kingsley Moghalu and how to elect Nigeria’s darling President 

Quite necessarily, we Nigerians now have a bright idea of the ideal next president for the country. We have been ...

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Kansi UdochukwuFebruary 28, 2018

Opinion: If we want an even better Lagos, then we have to become more ecofriendly

Lagos has a population of 20 million people, and it is one of the ten most populous cities in the ...

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Jeffrey OkoloFebruary 27, 2018

Opinion: How to avoid losing your job

From my experience over the years as a project manager with focus on employability, I have come to realize that ...

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Mercy AbangFebruary 23, 2018

Doomsday Approaches: National Assembly Stall NFIU Decision, Nigeria Credit Ratings Downgrade Looming

As concerns mount over the expulsion of Nigeria by the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units next month, international credit ...

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Mohammed SalaudeenFebruary 22, 2018

Opinion: Nigeria’s annual fuel crisis is a problem we seem less and less able to solve

Christmas and New Year celebrations in Nigeria are almost always characterised with long fuel queues, high fuel price and (artificial) ...

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Chinedu George NnawetanmaFebruary 17, 2018

Strong Institutions, not restructuring, is the solution to Nigeria’s leadership problems

The restructuring of Nigeria’s institutions has been the staple of conversations across the country for quite some time now, in ...

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Glory Oreoluwa ApantakuFebruary 16, 2018

Opinion: Here’s how, why and when we can achieve a knowledge based economy

“Not inventing, and not adopting new ideas, can itself be both dangerous and immoral.” ― Matt Ridley, The Rational Optimist ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 15, 2018

How to be a side chick

Navigating the trails of a side chick relationship can be quite strenous, so here’s the 411 on what to do ...

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