Tag: Seyi Makinde

Ayomitide AdeyinkaNovember 7, 2023

Fire Outbreak in Canadian High Commission, Abuja; Naira Gains Against the Dollar, Rises to ₦1,025/$ | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss. ...

YNaijaJune 9, 2023

G5 Governors Meet With Tinubu at Aso Villa; Tinubu Signs into Law Bill Raising Judges’ Retirement Age to 70 | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss G5 ...

YNaijaApril 29, 2023

FG reports 7,000 people, including Nigerians, stranded at Egyptian border amid Sudan crisis
Wike expresses confidence in Tinubu’s ability to transform Nigeria; | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss FG reports 7,000 people, ...

YNaijaFebruary 4, 2023

Seyi Makinde deploys free ‘Omituntun’ transport buses to cushion the effect of fuel scarcity and naira shortage

On Friday night, the governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, ordered the deployment of free ‘Omituntun’ buses to mitigate the ...

Michael IsaacJune 30, 2021

British High Commission: Nnamdi Kanu was arrested outside the UK, FIFA ban: Siasia lied | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top news stories you shouldn’t miss. British ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 31, 2020

YNaija Governors’ Ranking: Makinde, Ganduje, Sanwo-Olu | Here’s how the state executives performed in Q4, 2020

A major theme that has differentiated the worst governors from the best is the management of insecurity crisis in their ...

EditorDecember 30, 2020

‘The #EndSARS Protesters’ is YNaija Person of the Year 2020

The editorial board of Y! (TV and Online) is pleased to announce the #EndSARS Protesters comprising all campaigners, promoters, online ...

EditorDecember 23, 2020

Profile of His Excellency; Seyi Makinde | Nominee for #YNaijaPOTY2020

Seyi Makinde, 53 Seyi Makinde’s election as executive Governor of Oyo state last year was expected to kick off a ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 2, 2020

“Operation Burst” is replacing police brutality, an injury to the #EndSARS protests

It’s quite upsetting to realise that freedom of expression still remains a foreign concept to a good number of Nigerian ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 28, 2020

#EndSARS protest is ‘war’ fought with aid of social media – Lai Mohammed, Buhari reappoints INEC chairman | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Minister of information, Lai Mohammed, has described the #EndSARS protest as a “war” fought with the aid of social media. ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 9, 2020

Governor Makinde lambasts Fayose over alleged Ondo attack, FG releases new guidelines for #SchoolsReopening | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Government has issued new guidelines for the reopening of schools across the country. Sani Aliyu, National Coordinator of ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 1, 2020

Babagana Zulum, Seyi Makinde, Bello Matawalle top YNaija Governors’ Effectiveness Ranking for August

The month of August was another defining month for state governors across the country. From curtailing insecurity within some domains, ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 7, 2020

All we gathered from reactions to WAEC’s announcement on new examination dates

Nigerian students may have gotten a jolt back to reality following the announcement that the West African Senior School Certificate ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 1, 2020

Sanwo-Olu, Makinde, El-Rufai, Ugwuanyi top Governors’ Effectiveness Ranking for June

Over the last 4 months, the governors of Nigeria’s 36 states have had their tenures as leaders assessed by one ...

Chinedu OkaforJune 30, 2020

Akinyele LGA: Is a serial killer on the loose in Oyo State?

It’s no secret that Nigeria does have its own distinctive security issues. Reports on criminal activities range from extortion to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 30, 2020

#YNaijaPolitics100: The YNaija 100 Most Influential Voices in Nigerian Politics – Nyesom Wike, Okonjo-Iweala, Sowore, Saraki, Falana makes 2020 list

Every year, YNaija shows commitment to focused debates on national and sub-national politics and its role in progressive development. In ...

Nelson C.JApril 6, 2020

‘Congratulations Sir,’ is trending on Twitter and this is what it’s about

In the late hours of Sunday, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, announced through his official Twitter handle that he tested negative ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 24, 2020

YNaija Governors’ Ranking: The good, bad and terrible | March 2020

From late February to the last day of March, conversations and expectations around governance in Nigeria has been centered around ...

Op-Ed EditorFebruary 25, 2020

From servant leader to feminist and ‘brighter grammarian’ | The YNaija Governors’ Ranking for February

Perhaps the most radical policy by a governor this month is the Okada and tricycle ban in Lagos, enforced by ...

Op-Ed EditorJanuary 20, 2020

‘Amotekun’ Apostles, Waste-Purveyors and Stand-Still Administrator | Here’s the YNaija Governors’ Ranking for January

The still-buzzing story within the Nigerian governors’ circuit is the creation of Amotekun, a regional security outfit launched by South-West ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 21, 2019

YNaija presents its Governors’ Ranking for November

The biggest news in the governor circuit is the re-election of Yahaya Bello in Kogi, which was marred with violence, ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 17, 2019

The YNaija Governors’ Ranking for October: Absurdities vs Revival

It’s almost like the time between the new batch of governors were sworn in and now has been a fallow ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 24, 2019

YNaija Governors’ Ranking for September: The good, the bad and terrible

If anything, the month of September has been a political compass in showing where respective state governance might possibly be ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 5, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Seyi Makinde has slashed Oyo’s unrealistic budget by N103bn

Whenever governor of Oyo Seyi Makinde is in the news, you can bet that he’s done something good. Since installed ...

Bernard DayoAugust 20, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Santi’s creepy video for ”Raw Dinner” shows he’s the messiah for the horror movie revival in Nollywood

Currently, I think I’m the only who’s been championing for a kind of horror movie revival in the movie industry. ...

Bernard DayoAugust 16, 2019

Who’s in and who’s out? Here’s our Governors’ ranking for August

Since the conclusion of the general elections in March and the inauguration of the elected officials weeks after, the expectations ...

Bernard DayoAugust 7, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 7th of August

The governor of Oyo state Seyi Makinde makes it on today’s Cover, for saying that his administration will continue to ...

Bernard DayoJuly 20, 2019

Beyoncé’s ”The Lion King” album, Mikel Obi retires from international football, Seyi Makinde goes public with assets – Here’s everything that happened this week

Here are the stories that drove conversation this week Beyoncé’s ”The Lion King” album This week was explosive and it ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 17, 2019

The Big 5: Act now before it’s too late – Anyaoku tells Buhari, NASS; Northern Elders wants herdsmen to relocate from the South | Other top stories

These are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Relocate from the south – Northern elders tells herdsmen The ...

Bernard DayoMay 31, 2019

The Late 5: SEC bars Oando’s Wale Tinubu, five others from public companies; Sanwo-Olu appoints Ayinde as Chief of Staff | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Court dismisses suit against acting CJN  The FCT High Court, on Friday ...

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