Tag: SaharaReporters

EditorAugust 7, 2017

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

The media has often been termed as the voice of the people and the conscience of the government. And no ...

EditorJuly 15, 2017

[The Activism Blog] SaharaReporters Civic Lab vs BudgIT Civic Hive?

Okay, so that headline was some weird form of click bait because we certainly don’t think this is a versus ...

AzeezJune 30, 2017

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

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. RESTRUCTURING CONDUCTED BY BUHARI’S GOVT WILL ONLY FAVOUR THE NORTH ...

AzeezJune 30, 2017

Libel: I will collect my N4bn from SaharaReporters – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said he would collect every penny of the N4 billion awarded to him against publisher ...

AzeezJune 29, 2017

Court orders SaharaReporters publisher to pay N4bn to Saraki

Justice Adeyinka Oyinloye of the Ilorin High Court has ordered the publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore to pay N4 billion ...

AzeezJune 15, 2017

Saraki’s aide accuses journalist of demanding $1m

Bamikole Omisore, Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Senate President, Bukola Saraki has alleged that publisher of a popular ...

AzeezMay 26, 2017

You should be more careful now that your location is known, Soyinka tells SaharaReporters

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka has advised online newspaper, SaharaReporters to exercise more caution now that its location is known. Soyinka ...

Op-ed EditorApril 19, 2017

Opinion: Abracadabra! Behold, the scammer and the scammed

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Nigerians are horrified, and rightly so, for what passes for corruption in today’s Nigeria. It’s important to ...

AzeezJanuary 14, 2017

‘Sowore is trying to defame the police’

The Lagos State Police Command has accused publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore of trying to defame and malign it. Sowore ...

Mazi EmekaJune 25, 2016

Army blows hot, accuses online news platforms of ‘rubbishing reputation’ of COAS

The Nigerian Army has lambasted online news platforms for publishing false stories that unjustly accused the Chief of Army Staff, ...

Mazi EmekaJune 5, 2016

‘Was I so poor before becoming governor?’ | Saraki tackles Sahara Reporters

Online news portal, Sahara Reporters, earlier on Sunday, reported that N300 million was stolen from the bedroom of Senate President ...

Mazi EmekaMay 13, 2016

‘I don’t owe Nigerians explanation on how money is spent’ -Lai Mohammed

A letter written on behalf of the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, to the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) ...

Janeth JDecember 1, 2015

I’m not involved in arms procurement scandal – Saraki

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has distanced himself from the $2.1 billion arms procurement scandal engulfing former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki. ...

Janeth JAugust 10, 2015

Saraki reacts to report that he lied in his election form (READ)

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said he didn’t falsify any election forms. Read his statement below. On Thursday, August 6th, 2015, ...

Isime EseneJanuary 8, 2015

YNaija joins other media platforms in partnership with Guardian Africa

by Kolapo Olapoju YNaija.com, the internet newspaper for all things young and Nigerian, Sahara Reporters, and others have been selected ...

Isime EseneSeptember 12, 2014

WTH! Online news website, Sahara Reporters is “under attack”

by Akan Ido There are indications Sahara Reporters, a New York based online news platform focused on Nigeria is under ...

January 15, 2014

Certificate scandal: Stella Oduah proceeds on a ‘medical leave’ abroad (Report)

by Oge Okonkwo Report from the online media platform, SaharaReporters indicate that the embattled Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah has not ...

December 21, 2013

The Princess Diaries: How Stella Oduah got away with everything (YNaija Long Read)

by Wole Olabanji The crowd in the terminal is as thick as toothbrush bristles, total strangers packed so tightly that ...

November 23, 2013

“It is fictional, malicious, hate-driven & scurrilous distortion of facts”: Presidency decries SaharaReporters’ story on Jonathan’s illness in London (READ)

by Akan Ido The Presidency today denied reports by sections of the online media that President Goodluck Jonathan who took ...

November 16, 2013

Crude war: Bishop Obembe accused of fraud in messy oil bloc scandal

Joseph Olarenwaju Obembe, a former head of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) and the presiding Bishop of Elshaddai Bible ...

October 30, 2013

Japheth Omojuwa: #StellaOduahGate – What is Mr. President waiting for? (Y! FrontPage)

by Japheth Omojuwa By now, one would expect the heads of all those connected with the purchase of the two ...

September 22, 2013

“SaharaReporters must have been counting tourists”: Presidency denies reports that Jonathan travelled with 600-man delegation

by Isi Esene The Presidency has denied reports that the President Goodluck Jonathan, who is in New York to attend ...

September 12, 2013

“The story is a total fabrication”: Okonjo-Iweala says SaharaReporters lied over ThisDay newspapers sack (READ)

by Akan Ido The minister of finance and the coordinating minister of the economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has accused an online ...

July 12, 2013

Hauwa Gambo: Good riddance to Jon Gambrell (Y! FrontPage)

by Hauwa Gambo Unfortunately, because the AP has earned its credibility over many decades and become so important to us, it ...

May 1, 2013

“A creation of the wicked expectations of Sahara Reporters” – Spokesman says Patience Jonathan is not sick again

by Rachel Ogbu The First Lady, Patience Jonathan is not sick, the Presidency insists. On Tuesday, her spokesman, Ayo Osinlu ...

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