Tag: violence

Joanne IkeSeptember 4, 2020

Dating apps are no longer safe spaces for Queer Nigerians

In March 2020, a story of how Utali Ekwensu, a queer man was brutally killed in Nanka, Anambra sent shock ...

EditorJune 26, 2020

Ekiti state is opening its first dedicated GBV referral centre

In a country where many seem undecided about how to treat victims of sexual assault and gender based violence, the ...

Bernard DayoJune 8, 2019

Fresh Abacha loot uncovered in Channel Island, AIT/Raypower shut down by NBC, #BBNaija premieres June 30 – Here’s everything that went down this week

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

Bernard DayoJune 6, 2019

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters

According to Al Jazeera, the African Union (AU) has suspended Sudan’s membership days after the military launched a brutal crackdown on protesters that ...

Fredrick NwabufoMay 6, 2019

Dear IGP Adamu, begging bandits is not a security strategy

Dear Police Inspector-General Mohammed Adamu,  You cannot tackle the growing security threat assailing the country by pandering to the whims ...

tosin adesinaJuly 3, 2018

#BreakTheCycle: Project Alert raises awareness about the effect of domestic violence on children

On May 21, 2016, the Sun Newspapers published a report on domestic violence and its effect where they narrated the ...

tosin adesinaFebruary 16, 2018

Nigerian Customs officials illegally detained and assaulted a Chinese businessman, this should worry you

When we were sent this first-person report of corruption and unprovoked violence against a Chinese businessman who immigrated to Nigeria ...

YNaija NewsRoomJanuary 27, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: Ignored by the government and abandoned by its famous sons, chaos is brewing in Nigeria’s Middle Belt

The North’s Hidden Belt In contradiction with its famous slogan, ‘Food Basket of the Nation’, Benue’s lands have been haemorrhaging ...

EditorNovember 14, 2017

Anti-Grazing Prohibition Law: a new way to end herdsmen’s massacre

by Temitope Adigun In the words of Professor Wole Soyinka “For every crime, there must be restitution. The nomads of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 26, 2017

1 killed as Kenya’s election re-run turns violent

At least one person has been shot dead Thursday during clashes over Kenya’s re-run election, which has been boycotted by ...

AzeezOctober 10, 2017

FG, security operatives brought violence into the Biafran agitation – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described those against its fight for the Republic of Biafra as Igbo political ...

AzeezSeptember 15, 2017

Court remands 30 IPOB members in prison

Thirty members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Thursday were remanded in prison by a Chief Magistrate Court sitting ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 6, 2017

Opinion: Mayweather proves we really are all just savage

by Nimi Princewill It hasn’t been long since a lot of us finally got our lives back—after enduring the massive ...

EditorSeptember 5, 2017

Burma genocide: Over 120,000 Rohingya people flee Myanmar violence

by Samuel Okike According to the United Nations, over 120,000 Rohingya people have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh in the last ...

AzeezAugust 28, 2017

We have taken note of Wike’s subtle threat of violence – APC

The Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said it has taken note of Nyesom Wike’s “subtle threat ...

AzeezAugust 24, 2017

South-East senators ask Nnamdi Kanu not to resort to violence

Senators from the South-East on Wednesday met with leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. According to ...

EditorAugust 19, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] There is nothing a woman can do that justifies her being beaten to death

Every few weeks, a story like the one that broke last weekend pops up on the Nigerian corner of the ...

AzeezAugust 17, 2017

Trump attacks Lindsey Graham over Charlottesville violence comments

Us President Donald Trump has described fellow Republican, Lindsey Graham as an “attention seeking” lawmaker. In a series of tweets ...

AzeezAugust 16, 2017

Obama’s response to Charlottesville violence becomes most liked tweet

Former US President, Barack Obama’s response to the Charlottesville violence has become the most liked tweet in Twitter’s history. What ...

EditorAugust 12, 2017

Youth inclusion in decision making helps foster peace #YouthDay

by Wareez Odunayo United Nations General Assembly in its resolution 54/120, on 17 December 1999, approved the recommendation by the ...

AzeezAugust 12, 2017

11 killed in Kenya’s post-election protest

Eleven people have reportedly been killed by Kenyan police while dispersing protesters who are agitated by the re-election of President ...

EditorAugust 9, 2017

Obama calls for calm in Kenya Election

by Wareez Odunayo Former US President, Barack Obama has called for calm in the ongoing political situation in his father’s ...

EditorJuly 26, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Grace Ogiehor-Enoma is fighting to keep Nigerian men in America from murdering their wives

Between 2006 and 2008, 10 successful Nigerian nurses were brutally murdered. They were shot, stabbed, beaten to death. These numbers ...

Rachel OgbuJune 29, 2017

German transport security assaults ‘Nigerian man’ over train ticket (WATCH)

A 48-year-old man believed to be Nigerian was put in a headlock and thrown to the floor at a train ...

ItunuoluwaJune 5, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Lagos State suspends NURTW activities in Oshodi indefinitely

The Lagos state government has banned the Oshodi arm of the National Union of Road Transport Workers,  N.U.R.T.W indefinitely.  The ...

EzinneJune 3, 2017

The Thread: “Tinubu’s thugs have turned Lagos into a killing field”

Reports on Twitter NG say that Oshodi has been in the throes of violence since morning. This will not be ...

AzeezMay 30, 2017

Two killed as violence erupts at Lagos APC primary

At least two persons died on Monday during a violence that broke out at the ward primary election of the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 24, 2017

Clerics inciting people to violence should be arrested – Onaiyekan

Cardinal and Catholic archbishop of Abuja, John Onaiyekan, says clerics who incite church members to violence should be arrested. Onaiyekan ...

ToluMay 18, 2017

Dear Empress Njamah, please shut up if you have nothing reasonable to say about domestic violence

by Tolu O.   There’s absolutely no way to go about this article without coming across to Empress Njamah as ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 1, 2017

Police deny Lamido bail, to arraign former governor in court

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigeria Police Force have refused to grant bail to a former governor of Jigawa state, Sule Lamido. ...

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