Tag: Politics

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Dayo 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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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SponsorFebruary 13, 2018

Nigerian youth undergo masterclass sessions at The Nigerian Senate

An Advocacy group ‘The Public Senate’ recently gave Nigerian lawmakers the opportunity to sit with the people most affected by ...

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Alexander OnukwueFebruary 5, 2018

These former generals are confusing Nigerians – but Buhari needs to listen to them

Issue a statement, then deny it, and later confirm that the denial was not to be issued but that the ...

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Alexander OnukwueFebruary 2, 2018

Donald Duke’s presence at Coaliton for Nigeria is at once exciting and confusing

Donning green caps and white shirts emblazoned with the map of Nigeria in cupped hands as its logo, members of ...

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Alexander OnukwueJanuary 28, 2018

Dorcas Fapson and the Taxify abduction controversy; Diezani in London | See the top 10 viral tweets from last week

Viral tweets just make Twitter utterly delightful; so we thought to curate our top 10 (there’s a bonus and then ...

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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 ...

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Usman AlabiJanuary 23, 2018

[YNaija2019] Will the 2019 election be a repeat of 2015?

It is perhaps too soon to begin to count the numbers, but this is exactly how 2015 occurred, the election ...

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EditorJanuary 13, 2018

[YNaija2019] President Buhari has plans for 2019 and re-election may be one of them

There is no doubt that the President’s doctors in the UK had 2019 in mind when they held him on ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 1, 2018

Kingsley Moghalu: Moving Nigeria forward begins with us

Here is food for thought as the excitement of the New Year fades: as Nigerians, we are always on the ...

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EzinneDecember 31, 2017

“I thought I was 74 but I was told I was 75” “You mean Lagos will remain smelling like this into the New Year?” | Read our top 10 quotes from last week

Last week, President Buhari pulled every trick in the book to ensure that he doesn’t return in 2019. First there ...

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Alexander OnukwueDecember 30, 2017

Dead to rights: Appointment gaffe is final proof of a pattern of Buhari’s mediocrity

by Alexander O. Onukwue Among the 1,258 persons whose names were published as new boards chairpersons and members are Honourable ...

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