Tag: south africa

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Bernard DayoSeptember 19, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Three suspects linked to the serial killings in Port Harcourt have been arrested

The city of Port Harcourt has been gripped by a spate of killing targeting women in hotels, perpetuated by a ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 18, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: 26-year-old Joana Nnazu Kolo has been nominated as commissioner in Kwara

In Nigeria, youth representation in governance and politics is still a mirage. That said, we’ve seen Seun Fakorede (27) and ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 12, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Here’s what you need to know about Asa’s upcoming album ”Lucid”

It’s been five years since Asa released her last album Bed of Stones, and while we have been waiting for ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 11, 2019

The YNaija Cover – 11th of September

Follow the links below to check out our latest stories: 5 Things that Should Matter Today: President Buhari is evacuating ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 11, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: President Buhari is evacuating Nigerians willing to come home from South Africa

Following the continued xenophobic violence in South African where Nigerians are attacked, President has responded diplomatically from recalling the High ...

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Wilfred OkicheSeptember 7, 2019

Long Read: What Bong Joon-ho’s ‘’Parasite’’ says about Nigeria and South Africa

Do you hear the people sing? Singing a song of angry men It is the music of a people who ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 5, 2019

From worst to best, we rank the tweets from Nigerian celebrities against #xenophobiaattacks in South Africa

Check your social media feed. Till now, the dust is yet to settle following a recent wave of xenophobic attacks ...

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Edwin OkoloSeptember 4, 2019

Sanctions not retaliations are how we need to respond to SA’s xenophobia

For nearly a week before the 1st of September, news filtered in from South Africa that the country’s black male ...

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Dayo 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 ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 13, 2019

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s men are ”masters” over women misogyny, Senator Remi Tinubu vs Elisah Abbo, Super Eagles beat South Africa in #AFCON2019 quarter-final – Here’s everything that happened this week

This week was a rollercoaster of buzzy stories, from politics to culture and while we routinely reported each of these ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 15, 2019

Davido is set become the first Nigerian panelist on ‘Comedy Central Roast’

Comedy Central Roast is a popular American TV series which features a selected panel, made up of the celebrity’s peers ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 19, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 19th of December

  Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: President Buhari presents N8.83trn as 2019 budget to ...

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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 ...

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tosin adesinaMay 22, 2018

How many more Nigerians need to die from SA’s Xenophobia before Nigeria takes action?

It is no more news that South Africa has become a dreaded place for Nigerians to visit and stay for ...

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tosin adesinaFebruary 16, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] A disgraceful end for South Africa’s Jacob Zuma

As a surprise to everyone, and yet a surprise to no one, Jacob Zuma, the embattled president of the Republic ...

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AzeezFebruary 15, 2018

The Late 5: South Africa gets new president, Nigeria drops in latest FIFA ranking and other top stories

These are the Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to take Nigeria to the next ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 8, 2018

[The Film Blog] You can now stream South African queer film “Inxeba” (The Wound) on Netflix

“In The Wound, being a man isn’t about being a naturally dominant person, but about learning to submit yourself to ...

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AzeezNovember 14, 2017

Two Nigerians allegedly killed in South Africa within 48 hours

Two Nigerians have reportedly been killed in South Africa within 48 hours. NAN reports that Ikechukwu Edmond, aged 40 was allegedly ...

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EditorNovember 9, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: SWEAT needs your help to decriminalise sex work in South Africa

Here at the Sexuality Blog, we won’t even pretend that we are against sex work. It would be hypocritical for ...

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AzeezNovember 1, 2017

Those responsible for Ozubulu massacre are in South African prison – Police

Commissioner of Police in Anambra, Mr Garba Umar, on Wednesday said those responsible for the church attack in Ozubulu in ...

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EditorOctober 22, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] What are Nigerians doing in South Africa?

The mindless killings of Nigerians in South Africa has remained unabated and the brewing signs are not helping either, the ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 16, 2017

The Late 5: Nigerians are not buying Buahri’s ‘timeout with the kids,’ Lagos tests negative to Monkeypox, and other top stories

Good evening. Here are the top 5 stories that drove conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari hosted Aisha Aliyu Gebi, the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 16, 2017

Supreme Court reinstates 783 corruption charges against Jacob Zuma

South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal Friday, upheld a High Court ruling to reinstate no fewer than 800 corruption charges ...

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AzeezOctober 15, 2017

The Thread: “Dear Rochas Okorocha, you’re mad for this statue of Jacob Zuma”

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has just erected a statue of President Jacob Zuma of South Africa and Nigerians are ...

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AzeezOctober 13, 2017

Five Nigerians in hospital after attack by South African police

At least five Nigerians are in the hospital after being allegedly brutalised by policemen in South Africa. Background: After the ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 11, 2017

The Big 5: Three Nigerians killed in South Africa in less than one month, EFCC to begin auction of seized petroleum products, and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today. After a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu ...

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AzeezOctober 11, 2017

Another Nigerian killed by police in South Africa

Ibrahim Badmus, a 25-year-old Nigerian, has been killed during a police raid in Vaal near Johannesburg in South Africa. His ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 9, 2017

The Big 5: Senator asks Buhari to suspend Kachikwu, Baru; Soldiers reportedly invade Nnamdi Kanu’s house; and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: It was indeed a joyous weekend for ...

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AzeezOctober 8, 2017

Another Nigerian shot dead in South Africa

The Nigeria Union in South Africa has said a 35-year-old man, Jelili Omoyeke has been shot dead in Johannesburg on ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 28, 2017

The Thread: Finally, men tell us why they rape

This is not to assume that men are always the perpetrators when it comes to rape, even if by the ...

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