Tag: opinion

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 ...

Ginikachi ChinekeziFebruary 13, 2018

Opinion: Will we heed the African Development Bank’s new warning on Nigeria’s economy?

That Nigeria is a poor country is a verifiable fact, and that the Nigeria government at all levels in words ...

Ginikachi ChinekeziFebruary 12, 2018

Opinion: How to rescue a drowning man

A drowning man is simply in danger and the best you can do for him is to rescue him immediately. ...

Samson ItodoFebruary 12, 2018

Nigerian Youth – The Real Third Force

More than one year into the 2019 general elections, the political manoeuvring has earnestly commenced. In fact, in Nigeria today, ...

Fisayo SoyomboFebruary 12, 2018

Fisayo Soyombo: The Nigerian politics of latter-day saints

The title of this piece was inspired by the Jesus Christ Church of Latter-day Saints. Some name condensation has occurred ...

Fisayo SoyomboFebruary 5, 2018

Fisayo Soyombo: Egotistical senate versus Hameed Ali and the rest of us

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo Big egos are a big part of the human nature. As man is naturally a political animal, ...

ThankGod UkachukwuFebruary 1, 2018

Paddy Adenuga’s ‘inspirational’ story is simply a lesson in privilege

Many privileged kids don’t really understand that the greatest weapon one needs to move ahead in life is goodwill or ...

Otaigbe EwoigbokhanJanuary 28, 2018

Opinion: How to choose your president in 2019

1. The 2019 elections are upon us:  Politicians are in full swing, making their rounds. A documentary by the president’s ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 24, 2018

Opinion: If Obasanjo says Buhari is a failure, who are you to say otherwise?

by ThankGod Ukachukwu   I have been reluctant to continuously write articles on the state of the nation because of ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 24, 2018

Opinion: Can Obasanjo’s ‘letter bomb’ cost Buhari the elections?

by Fredrick Nwabufo   I was in a meeting when former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s “letter bomb” rent the “news-sphere”. When ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 24, 2018

Opinion: Is the Nigerian Senate finally getting it right on healthcare?

by Carl Ndukwe   The timeless aphorism says that health is wealth yet one of the biggest challenges facing Nigeria ...

Alexander OnukwueJanuary 18, 2018

Opinion: Mr. President, these Fulani killers are not our ‘countrymen’

No one in his right mind could defend the atrocious killings in Benue as justified and still claim to be ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 15, 2018

Fisayo Soyombo: Are we really a shithole country?

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo   Are we one of the countries Donald Trump had in mind when he wondered why US lawmakers were ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 13, 2018

Opinion: Davido’s hat-trick, Simi’s award and other talking points from #SoundcityMVP2017

by Alexander O. Onukwue   The first major entertainment awards show of the year held at Eko Hotel & Suites ...

Ibeleogute IbodengJanuary 11, 2018

Opinion: If we will achieve sustainable development this year, then we have to make education a top priority

I have heard people lament about how education is boring, strenuous and less useful to the current realities of the times. What ...

Adekoya BoladaleJanuary 5, 2018

Opinion: Herdsmen, Licensed to kill

El-nathan John, author of the best-selling fiction ‘Born On A Tuesday’, once said that the greatest disservice anyone can do ...

Feyi FawehinmiJanuary 4, 2018

Feyi Fawehinmi: War is good; Africa needs it

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

EditorDecember 26, 2017

Opinion: Make the most of a bad situation, here’s a fuel queue survival guide

by Vincent Anani The #fuelscarcity around the country with the attendant endless queues and transport fare hikes is no longer ...

EditorDecember 22, 2017

Opinion: Isn’t it time for Pentecostal churches to start designing its own architecture?

I always think that the name “House on The Rock” is immediately visual once you utter it, so when I ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 19, 2017

Fisayo Soyombo: Is this $1bn fund to fight the “technically defeated” Boko Haram really just for Christmas?

There is something inherently unsettling about the 12 to 18 months preceding an election year, particularly when a sitting president ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 17, 2017

Apostle Arome Osayi: The need for Christians to engage in personal growth and development

by Apostle Arome Osayi It should be all about Christ crucified The times are indeed perilous. Believers today prefer to ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 17, 2017

Inibehe Effiong: The NBA President has lost credibility

  The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has brought utter shame and dishonour to the Noble legal profession ...

EzinneDecember 17, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: 5 things they will not tell you about the hijab controversy

by Pius Adesanmi It appears I am the only one who missed Hijab-gate! I am coming to it late but ...

EzinneDecember 13, 2017

Opinion: 5 Reasons why you absolutely should not listen to your parents about career choice

by Daniel Okechukwu Have you ever been in a situation where you felt the need to not listen to your ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 12, 2017

Opinion: Not Too Young To Run — The Nigerian Senate’s golden gift

by Folakunle Adeagbo The Nigerian Senate gets a lot of flak from young Nigerians, especially in the social media space. ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 11, 2017

Demola Olarewaju: PDP National Convention 2017 – The most democratic ever

by Demola Olarewaju   In terms of choosing a presidential candidate, the stakes are always high and it is usually ...

EzinneDecember 10, 2017

“Not tithing does not attract any curse from God” | Apostle Arome Osayi settles the tithe controversy

Daddy Freeze set up a firestorm on Nigerian social media with his utterances about tithing. Throughout the whole hullabaloo, the ...

EzinneDecember 8, 2017

“I was quite wealthy before coming into government” | 7 things we learned from Atiku’s reply to I Go Dye

Since Mama Taraba announced her support for Atiku’s 2019 campaign, Twitter Nigeria has been in a tizzy. Atiku has been ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 5, 2017

Salihu Tanko Yakasai: Mr President, welcome to Kano, your political stronghold

by Salihu Tanko Yakasai     The long-awaited official visit of the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 29, 2017

Ayokunle Odekunle: A letter to my unborn child on my birthday

by Ayokunle Odekunle   And if you ask me to Daddy’s gonna buy you a mockingbird I’mma give you the ...

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