Tag: Politics

Ado AminuJuly 13, 2021

The proposed constitutional amendment by Southwest Governors is the real deal for gender inclusion

To be able to say, “Something good is coming from the stable of Nigeria’s political class,” and mean it is ...

EditorNovember 22, 2018

Here’s the full #YNaijaPowerList2018

Genevieve Nnaji, Chris Ogunlowo, Maraji, Tony Nwulu, Falana have been unveiled as some of the most influential personalities in the ...

EditorNovember 14, 2018

Tony Nwulu, Eunice Atuejide, Adebo Ogundoyin… see the #YNaijaPowerList2018 for Politics

For the seventh consecutive year, YNaija brings you its annual ranking of the most powerful young persons under the age ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 11, 2018

Banky W emerges House of Reps. candidate in Lagos

Popular musician and actor, Olubankole Wellington will run for the position of House of Representatives in the 2019 presidential election. ...

David Olumide AderinokunOctober 26, 2018

The importance of tackling poverty from the grassroots through human capacity development and empowerment

In June 2018, the Brookings institution, an American think-tank research group, published data from the World Poverty Clock which showed ...

tosin adesinaOctober 22, 2018

2019: How political parties “killed” Not too Young to run law

When President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Not too Young to Run bill into law in May 2018. One of the ...

SponsorOctober 2, 2018

Emeka Anyaoku: Nigeria would be lucky to have Kingsley Moghalu as President

Emeka Anyaoku, the former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, has stated that the country would be lucky to have Kingsley Moghalu, ...

EditorSeptember 30, 2018

Davido’s new interest in politics and the optics of political influence

The just concluded elections in Osun state cannot be the standard to expect in 2019. By many observers’ accounts, it ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 28, 2018

To avoid #OBOGate Adeosun style, Davido resumes NYSC

Popular Nigerian music artiste David ‘Davido’ Adeleke has begun the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). In a post on ...

tosin adesinaAugust 28, 2018

APC’s reaction to the seizure of an illegal arms shipment is childish and unpatriotic

Apart from its “anti-corruption war”, another “war” this government is fighting is that of hate speech and fake news. But ...

YNaija NewsRoomJuly 29, 2018

[#YNaijaEssays] The good, the bad and the ugly: What the Nigerian elections really cost

There are few events that can come to define a nation’s identity quite like how it approaches elections. This is ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 24, 2018

BREAKING: Buhari finally responds to predicted defections

President Muhammadu Buhari says he wishes all those who defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to other political ...

YNaija NewsRoomJuly 9, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: Music is always political and protest music especially so

Falz’s This Is Nigeria seems to have become the de-facto counterpoint to Childish Gambino’s genre-bending self-examination as a black musician ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 27, 2018

Like Jonathan, Buhari does not deserve re-election

The nation woke up on Sunday to the horrific news of bloodbath in about 6 villages of Plateau, across 3 ...

Usman AlabiJune 27, 2018

Buhari and the Blessings of June 12

Everyone was taken by surprise. Even the President before this time had probably not given it a thought, and if ...

tosin adesinaJune 26, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Plateau Killings: President Buhari should stop blame game and own up to his Failure

Saturday June 23, 2018 was the National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The convention which produced former ...

tosin adesinaApril 22, 2018

Omo Agege just reminded your senators that nobody is safe in Nigeria, not even them

The madness that started in Rivers made its way to Edo, had a stop over in Ekiti and finally made ...

YNaija NewsRoomApril 15, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: The intrigue, drama and politics of #BBNaija (READ)

As we are down to the last week of Big Brother Nigeria’s third season that has been trailed with controversy ...

Alexander OnukwueApril 13, 2018

What happened to the one-term president Buhari? Listen to the symphony of sycophancy

Last week Friday, Abdullahi Ganduje, the Governor of Kano state, said the following: “I’m happy that it’s not Mr President ...

Alexander OnukwueApril 9, 2018

Is Shittu’s ‘attack’ on Sowore part of the gimmicks old politicians like to play?

There should be more unstructured interviews between serving public officials and Nigerian citizens. For many good reasons, the exchange between ...

YNaija NewsRoomApril 8, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: Where are the women in Nigerian politics?

There is no easy way to say this, the reality of present-day Nigeria is this; there are only a handful ...

Alexander OnukwueApril 1, 2018

“Yes, I helped rig elections” “Nigerians should fight for themselves” | Read the top 10 quotes from last week

It’s the second quarter of 2018! A holiday weekend is an occasion for relaxation and brief refreshment before hitting another ...

Bolu AkindeleMarch 29, 2018

[The Church Blog] Politicians should stop dragging God into their personal ambition and the many questions for Pastor Tunde Bakare

The 1st day of January every year always presents a once-in-a-year opportunity for some Nigerian Pastors to boost their public ...

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 ...

tosin adesinaMarch 8, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Dear Yusuf Buhari, that billboard is not from Nigerian children

“Highly reclusive”, “abhors publicity” are some of the phrases that have been used to describe Yusuf Buhari. Seemingly averse to ...

Alexander OnukwueMarch 5, 2018

Kingsley Moghalu’s big vision should arouse a curious inquest into his capacity

In a little over 2000 words, Mr Kingsley Moghalu laid out what he believes would be the key to a ...

Alexander OnukwueFebruary 28, 2018

How long will the patch hold? 4 talking points from the APC’s NEC meeting

The All Progressives Congress held its 5th National Executive Council Meeting on Tuesday at the party’s secretariat in Abuja. President ...

Alexander OnukwueFebruary 27, 2018

Bashing Transparency International is terrible for local research – here is why

“Transparency International is no longer transparent,” says Lauretta Onochie, a personal assistant to the Nigerian President Muhammdu Buhari, just because ...

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 ...

Bolu AkindeleFebruary 17, 2018

[The Church Blog] The Christian Association of Nigeria didn’t address the tithing issue and we should be bothered

Now that the tension on the tithing issue has subsided, this is the perfect time to bring this up. By ...

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