Tag: peter obi

AzeezApril 6, 2017

Stop using force against Biafra agitators, Peter Obi advises FG

by Azeez Adeniyi Former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi has advised the Federal Government not to use force against ...

RoqeebahMarch 21, 2017

What signs? It looks like Senator Udo Udoma does not know what he’s saying again

Senator Udo Udoma, the Minister for Budget and National Planning has just said that he – and probably some other ...

Isime EseneJanuary 31, 2017

The Nigerian Paralympic Team presented with the YNaija Person of the Year 2016 award

Paralympic gold medalists, Kehinde Paul and Bose Omolayo were at the Y!/YNaija.com office on Monday, January 30, 2017 to receive the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 24, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Why Big Brother Naija is holding in South Africa – ...

AzeezJanuary 24, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Jammeh: No looted cash on Tinubu’s plane | Saraki to read letter on Magu’s renomination today | More stories

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. Buhari, El-Rufai playing politics with the lives of Southern Kaduna people – ...

AzeezJanuary 24, 2017

How Okonjo-Iweala, Sanusi urged us to save but we didn’t – Peter Obi

Former Anambra State governor, Peter Obi has said state governors refused to save for the unseen future during the tenure ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 15, 2017

Opposition plotting against me – Peter Obi

A former Governor of Anambra, Peter Obi has accused detractors of plotting to pit him against President Muhammadu Buhari. In ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 30, 2016

#YNaija2016Review: #SaveMayowaAhmed, Olajumoke Orisaguna, #TheOtheRoom … See the top 10 stories on YNaija in 2016

The year 2016 was a dramatic year filled with interesting, funny, and sometimes outright bizarre events. From the stories of ...

Isime EseneDecember 25, 2016

Mark Amaza profiles Peter Obi: An icon of governance (Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2016 Nominee)

Peter Obi was born on 19 July 1961 at Onitsha. He attended Christ the King College, Onitsha where he completed his secondary school ...

Isime EseneDecember 21, 2016

See who won the popular vote for Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2016 | Overall winner to be announced on December 31

And we have a winner – at least for the popular vote! The Y!/YNaija.com voting for Person of the Year ...

AzeezDecember 21, 2016

Recession would last longer than expected – Peter Obi

Former governor of Abia State, Peter Obi on Tuesday said the economic recession in the country will not end sooner ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 18, 2016

Aregbesola, Hadiza Bala, Fayemi, Amaechi, Obi, Ezekwesili, others attend #TFAA2016

Notable political heavyweights in the country graced The Future Awards Africa 2016 at the Federal Palace hotel, Victoria Island.   ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 9, 2016

The Church Blog: The Platform takes it to the logical next level – and we’re impressed

Pastor Poju Oyemade himself must have felt it – this was the year that The Platform finally went mainstream. You ...

RoqeebahNovember 2, 2016

Sanusi, Peter Obi, Bukky Shonibare, Wizkid are nominees for Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2016 – Voting starts now!

The editors of Y! – TV, Magazine & Online – today announced the shortlist for Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year ...

Isime EseneOctober 9, 2016

Simon Kolawole: Unleash $200billion to grow the Naira

With due respect, I would say Nigerian lawmakers are “fantastically” failing to earn their stripes. They love to be called ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 7, 2016

Poju Oyemade: Wastage in governance

Reflecting on a very profound speech given at the Platform, I came to the conclusion that Mr Peter Obi (whom ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2016

Reno Omokri: Between President Buhari and Peter Obi

Did you listen to our President’s broadcast to the nation on October 1st? If you listened to it objectively you ...

AzeezOctober 1, 2016

This is Peter Obi’s speech everyone has been talking about

Former Anambra State governor, Peter Obi on Saturday spoke at The Platform, an annual event on leadership, business, creativity and ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 6, 2016

‘Leave Nnamdi Kanu, Peter Obi, Ekwueme out of your dirty schemes’ | Igbo youths unhappy with media reports

The Igbo Youth Movement (IYM) has warned politicians in the area to desist from dragging the names of Nnamdi Kanu, ...

Azubuike AzikweJune 13, 2016

State governors can afford to pay salaries – Peter Obi

While most Nigerian states are struggling to pay workers’ salaries, a former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi believes the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 15, 2015

‘Peter Obi left N75bn’ | ‘Obiano met N35bn’ | Some billions are missing in Anambra

Anambra governor, Willie Obiano has denied reports that his predecessor, Peter Obi left over N75 billion in the state’s coffers. Briefing journalists on Saturday, ...

Janeth JJuly 30, 2015

Peter Obi says Okonjo-Iweala’s critics want to ‘pull down our best’

Former governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi says that Nigerians’ attitude towards former minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is totally ...

Janeth JJuly 4, 2015

Transfer of B/Haram detainees to Anambra Prisons: Obiano disassociates from allegations

The drama has trailed the transfer of Boko Haram prisoners to Anambra state as it was reported on Friday by ...

Janeth JJuly 3, 2015

“Obiano lied” | Peter Obi denies knowledge of Boko Haram prisoners transfer

Anambra state governor Willie Obiano said the transfer of Boko Haram prisoners to Ekwulobia prisons in Aguata Local Government Area ...

SolaApril 28, 2015

Why Jonathan appointed Peter Obi SEC chairman

by Anike Jacobs President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday approved the appointment of the former governor of Anambra, Peter Obi as ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 27, 2015

For his loyalty, Peter Obi gets rewarded with new appointment

by Azubuike Azikiwe President Jonathan’s loyalist, Peter Obi, has been rewarded with a last-minute political appointment. The former Governor of ...

Ada IgboanugoApril 13, 2015

#Fitfam: Former governor Peter Obi shows us how he stays in shape (LOOK)

by Chinwe Okafor It is becoming a trend amongst the ‘men in power’ to keep fit. As always, President Jonathan ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 2, 2015

Peter Obi: PDP controlled states have fared better than their APC counterparts

by Peter Obi Indeed, no Nigerian is a federal indigene, but each of us has State of origin. Nigerians should ...

SolaMarch 2, 2015

‘Presidency is not a retirement home! GEJ, carry go!’ || What PDP leaders said at #MeetThePresident

by Kemisola Filani   Last night was another opportunity for members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to throw shade ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 20, 2015

Peter Obi has all the answers to Fashola’s questions (READ)

by Peter Obi Governor Babatunde Fashola’s piece entitled, “Presidential Declarations: My Take Away”, which appeared on the back page of THISDAY ...

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