Tag: Sahara Reporters

Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 12, 2020

The YNaija Rankings: Top News Web Platforms (January – June)

News outlets are continually engaging in the never-ending struggle of breaking the news first, creating the best content, and attracting ...

EditorJanuary 1, 2020

From Our Editors: Why Omoyele Sowore is the Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2019

(This editorial was written on 13 December after we made our Editor’s Choice decision for this recognition. We have left ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 30, 2019

Ijeoma Nwogwugwu profiles Omoyele Sowore: The brazenly fearless | Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2019 Nominee

As I write this, Omoyele Sowore has been released from the custody of the DSS, the Nigerian secret police. He ...

EditorNovember 22, 2019

The Buhari government is losing its mind on the matter of Sowore

It has been 20 years since Nigeria returned to a hard-fought democratic system of government. Four since President Muhammadu Buhari, ...

EditorAugust 4, 2019

Buhari moves one step closer to undermining our democracy with Omoyele Sowore’s arrest

This morning, former political candidate Oby Ezekwesili joined her voice to the chorus publicly denouncing the federal government’s secret arrest ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 14, 2019

The allegation of N500bn missing from the CBN; an alarm government must take seriously

About 48 hours ago, online medium Sahara Reporters  released two telephone audio tapes which revealed how the Governor of the  ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 13, 2019

Just In: Shocker for Sowore as AAC suspends him and nine others; appoint Acting Chair

Publisher of Sahara Reporters and Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the March 23 presidential election, Omoyele Sowore along with nine ...

SponsorJanuary 7, 2019

Civic Monitor launches Know-Your-Candidates tool to help voters compare presidential candidates

Civic Monitor, a civil society organisation driving a new wave of engagement in the democratic process, today unveiled its Know-Your-Candidates ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 30, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Toke Makinwa, Osi Suave, Abayomi Shogunle, others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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 ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 31, 2017

Premium Times takes the #1 spot on our top 50 online media (web) countdown | The YNaija Ranking

Investigative journalism is gradually returning to the fore in the country, and Abuja-based internet newspaper, Premium Times is at the ...

RoqeebahSeptember 5, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] The one time we got Garba Shehu’s joke

We have a peculiar relationship with the President’s media advisor, Garba Shehu. Not that there’s any relationship so to say ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 17, 2017

Sahara Reporters asks court to set aside judgement awarding N4bn to Saraki

Online news website, Sahara Reporters, has asked a Kwara state high court to set aside the judgment which awarded N4 ...

RoqeebahAugust 13, 2017

[The Media Blog] “If they didn’t kill Sahara Reporters and Premium Times, why would anybody kill NEXT?”

A smart NEXTer from a WhatsApp group discussing Dele Olojede‘s interview with Feyi Fawehinmi, published on Premium Times calls multiple ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 19, 2017

The Media Blog: Chai, Nigerian journalists have suffered – just see this headline

And why? “We have arrangements. Only the foreign media are permitted to enter the venue or snap pictures of Malala, ...

ToluJuly 5, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “It’s fake news” | Saraki denies alleged attempt to “create fuel scarcity against Osinbajo”

It’s sad to admit but we are in the era of fake news. So, yesterday when online news medium, Sahara ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 1, 2017

The Big 10: These are the stories that drove conversation this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. 1. 2017 BET Awards The awards held on Monday, ...

EzinneJune 26, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Sahara Reporters, Victor Asemota, Amber Rose and others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Op-ed EditorJune 22, 2017

Moses Ochonu: El Rufai, corruption and the mask of “competence”

by Moses Ochonu So, per Saharareporters.com, Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna State, who is perhaps Nigeria’s most intolerant and autocratic ...

ToluJune 11, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: We’d like to see Dino Melaye come to terms with his troubles

Just so all of this can be easy on him and the rest of us. It’s okay to try to ...

Op-ed EditorMay 31, 2017

The Media Blog: We like this new thing SaharaReporters just launched

It’s the Civic Media Hub, and it’s modelled after the MIT Centre for Civic Media. It’s a place to incubate ...

EditorMay 30, 2017

Does Sahara Reporters really have it out for Dino Melaye?

by Samuel Okike If there’s one person who has consistently been under the intense scrutiny of online news platform Sahara ...

EditorMay 30, 2017

What Dino Melaye could face if bribery allegation against him is true

by Samuel Okike We woke up today to a major allegation by the online news site, Sahara Reporters, that Senator ...

ToluMay 30, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: This bribery allegation is fun and games for Dino Melaye until jail calls

Earlier today, online investigative news medium, Sahara Reporters published a leaked audio tape where Senator Dino Melaye was allegedly in ...

Op-ed EditorApril 21, 2017

Opinion: The Senator Dino Melaye circus

by Tony Ogunlowo The Honourable Senator Dino Melaye is rarely out of the spotlight these days – mostly for all ...

Op-ed EditorApril 15, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: #GovernmentMagic | Buhari Must Expose All Culprits Behind $50m Recovered Loot

by Peregrino Brimah It has been three days since the sums of $43m, N23m and £27,000, totalling a value of ...

RoqeebahApril 14, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] We hear the President has given orders on the $50 million linked to Rotimi Amaechi

It’s no longer news that there’s $50 million floating around the Nigerian recessed economy with no owner bold enough to ...

EditorApril 3, 2017

YNaija Analysis: It’s official, the powerful are now using the courts to intimidate new media players

The past few weeks have been quite interesting ones with respect to the number of court cases that have emerged ...

EditorApril 2, 2017

SaharaReporters moves up to #1, Zikoko slides into the top 5 | The latest YNaija online media (web) countdown

They say controversy sells and no one proves this more right now than SaharaReporters which takes the #1 spot on our ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 29, 2017

Academic gowns and a singing senator | A timeline of Dino Melaye’s bizarre certificate scandal

by Dolapo Adelana On March 20, 2017, Nigerians woke up to the certificate scandal of controversial senator, Dino Melaye. And ...

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