Tag: Umaru Musa Yaradua

Op-Ed EditorMay 5, 2020

10 years after, Nigerians immortalize their ‘Darling President’ | The #YNaijaCover

Nigerians on social media today are celebrating the memory of a former president, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, who died in office ...

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, ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 6, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 6th of May

  Follow the links below to check out our weekend stories:   The Big 5: Sharia police in Kano to ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 24, 2018

INEC reportedly does not have full results of 2007 Presidential election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) does not have the full results of the highly controversial 2007 presidential election, The Cable ...

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 ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 16, 2017

“We have been having successive accidental leaders since 1999” – Na’Abba

A former Speaker, House of Representatives, Ghali Na’Abba says all the Presidents since Nigerian went back to democratic rule in ...

EditorJuly 25, 2017

Opinion: We’re drinking our oil and eating our children’s future

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo In 2007, the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua was desperate to solve a conundrum that was nearly ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 5, 2017

YNaija Analysis: This Buhari matter has stopped making sense

“Can anyone please tell me where is our president?” This was one of the tweets that was posted with the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 5, 2017

YNaija Says: Buhari if you can’t do your job, do the right thing

Today marks the seventh anniversary of the death of the second president in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua in ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 5, 2017

It may make sense for Buhari to resign, but the cabal is the problem

Editor When President Muhammadu Buhari on January 19 communicated a letter to the Senate informing them of his decision to proceed ...

RoqeebahMay 2, 2017

We have your receipts: Going by what he said in 2010, Buhari should call for his own impeachment

by Soma Oj. It was 2010. We had an ailing President. President Umaru Musa Yar’adua who was snuck out of ...

EditorMarch 24, 2017

PROFILE: Who is afraid of Ibrahim Magu?

by Wilfred Okiche “In the light of the foregoing, Magu has failed the integrity test and will eventually constitute a ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 13, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan agreed to $1.1bn Malabu oil deal – Adoke | NLC kicks against Customs directive on old vehicles | More stories

by Dolapo Adelana From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. “In 24 hours, the truth will be exposed” | ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 13, 2017

Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan agreed to $1.1bn Malabu oil deal – Adoke

by Dolapo Adelana A former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed Adoke has written a letter to the Minister ...

RoqeebahFebruary 15, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] We have a book: Buhari Vs Yar’Adua | But it has nothing to do with health

Apparently, President Muhammadu Buhari and the late former president Umaru Musa Yar’Adua have more in common other than taking off ...

Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

Reuben Abati: Aisha Buhari and that BBC interview

by Reuben Abati Public communication is one of the most delicate challenges that people in public life face, either in the ...

Isime EseneSeptember 21, 2016

The Media Blog: Dapo Olorunyomi steps (just a bit) aside at Premium Times

This didn’t make as much of a splash as it should have. Understandable sha – it’s Nigeria after all, where ...

Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

The Explainer: This is what is going on with the aviation industry

Arik, Nigeria’s largest airline, blamed the cancellation of all of its flights last week to a delay in getting insurance ...

Isime EseneSeptember 17, 2016

Akin Osuntokun: As politics goes, so does the economy

If I were addressing myself to the exclusive audience of a social science class seminar, the topic above would be ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 26, 2016

Buhari flags off Abuja-Kaduna rail project (DETAILS)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday commissioned the Abuja-Kaduna standard gauge rail project. The president, in his speech, commended both the ...

Mallam YeroJune 5, 2016

Buhari to implement militants’ agreement with Yar’Adua

President Muhammadu Buhari is reportedly evaluating the gazette signed by late President Umaru Yar’Adua on the Niger Delta crisis. Buhari ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 27, 2015

Tinubu will destroy himself, Obasanjo will fight with Buhari – This PDP chieftain predicts doom for APC

by Kolapio Olapoju A member of the Peoples Democratic Party Board of Trustees, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, has predicted that National ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 7, 2015

Olusegun Adeniyi: 2015 elections – This is the time to choose

by Olusegun Adeniyi I am quite aware that religion and politics have so intertwined in Nigeria that there is hardly ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 19, 2015

“This is imbecillic” – Tolu Ogunlesi rips apart Fayose’s advert for GEJ campaign (TWEETS)

by Kolapo Olapoju Following the political advert placed on the cover of Punch Newspaper, by the governor of Ekiti, Ayo ...

December 28, 2013

CBN governor, Sanusi Lamido to begin retirement leave in April

by Oke Efagene Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido, will commence his retirement leave as from ...

September 29, 2013

Opinion: The lies we tell ourselves

by Anwal Auwal ‘We all know how we rig elections in this country. We compromise security agencies, we pay the electoral ...

June 7, 2013

Opinion: 2015 – Lamido and Obasanjo’s selfish endorsement

by Iyobosa Uwugiaren  Obasanjo knew the late Umaru Musa Yar’Adua was suffering from a terminal ailment and may not be ...

May 5, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Nigerians are full of hypocrisy and prejudice

by Simon Kolawole If we believe in fairness, what is pepper soup for Yahaya should not be poison for Yohanna. ...

April 15, 2013

Worsening cases of oil theft put Nigeria’s economy in jeopardy – ACN calls on FG to act

by Isi Esene The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has called on the Federal Government to curb the rising incident ...

January 12, 2013

Hauwa Gambo: There was a president, and his name was Olusegun (Y! FrontPage)

by Hauwa Gambo Whatever good this man accumulated in his time in office, he wasted and squandered towards the end ...

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