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AzeezMarch 1, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari says he’s winning the war against corruption, Russia ‘develops’ invisible nuclear weapon, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration is winning ...

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Feyi FawehinmiJanuary 4, 2018

Feyi Fawehinmi: War is good; Africa needs it

In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 19, 2017

#YNaija2017Review: Life is Eazi, Sugarcane, Palmwine Music… See the 10 best EP’s/Mixtapes of the year

The year was awash in excellent Eps and mixtapes with both established and upcoming stars putting in commendable effort to ...

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AzeezSeptember 25, 2017

After the war, Igbos rebuilt their region but northerners still live in mud houses – Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar said despite fighting a war, Igbos have rebuilt their region while northerners still live in mud ...

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AzeezSeptember 14, 2017

IPOB/Army clash: APC calls for calm, restraint

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called for calm and restraint after a clash between the Nigerian army and members ...

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AzeezAugust 22, 2017

APC begins process to reconcile Bello, Melaye

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun on Monday inaugurated a seven-member reconciliation committee for the Kogi ...

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EditorAugust 11, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Have the authorities launched another war against free speech in Nigeria?

The late Uganda dictator General Idi Amin was once quoted to have said, “There is freedom of speech, but I ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 2, 2017

Prayer, not war will solve Nigeria’s problems – Yakubu Gowon

Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has urged Nigerians to stop all acts that threaten the unity of Nigeria. ...

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AzeezJune 22, 2017

I am fully dedicated to the anti-corruption war – Malami

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has said he was committed to the war against ...

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AzeezJune 20, 2017

Northern youth want to drag Nigeria into another war – Ohanaeze

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo has reacted to a letter written to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo by a coalition of Northern youths. ...

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AzeezJune 17, 2017

If there’s war today, none of us will escape – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has asked those making hate speeches to desist from it. The minister ...

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EditorMay 26, 2017

YNaija Says: Nigerians should really start listening to Prof Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is having his second stint as Acting President while President Muhammadu Buhari is on medical vacation ...

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AzeezMay 9, 2017

Stop herdsmen menace before it leads to war, CAN tells FG

by Azeez Adeniyi President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN), Reverend Olasupo Ayokunle, has urged the Federal Government to ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 26, 2017

The Thread: “Are Lagos and Ife about to go to war?” “Dem no dey wear suit go battle” | Winter might be coming to Yorubaland and Lagosians are worried

It’s said that when two elephants are fighting, the grass suffers. What about when two kings and consequently Kingdoms are ...

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AzeezApril 11, 2017

We will win the war against corruption…the law is on our side – Lai Mohammed

by Azeez Adeniyi Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has said the fight against corruption was beyond President Muhammadu ...

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AzeezMarch 27, 2017

PDP crisis: Sheriff, Makarfi at war again

by Azeez Adeniyi Just days after a ceasefire pact was signed by the two factions of the Peoples Democratic Party ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 11, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: Why Government is losing the propaganda war

by Farooq A. KperogiNo non-partisan Nigerian with even the littlest intelligence doubts that willful lies and propaganda are the Buhari ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 28, 2017

The Thread: “Trump’s refugee ban goes against everything we stand for” | War survivor tells his story

US president, Donald Trump, is on a rampage and no one might be able to stop it. It is doubtful ...

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AzeezJanuary 25, 2017

Buhari’s anti-corruption fight is a ruse – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the anti-corruption war of President Muhammadu Buhari is a ruse. In a statement ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 18, 2017

Cheta Nwanze: The inconsistencies of this government

by Cheta Nwanze One big issue with the current government is that they are consistent in only one thing — ...

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AzeezJanuary 1, 2017

Gambian Jammeh accuses ECOWAS of declaring war against him

Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh has accused the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) of declaring war against him for ...

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AzeezDecember 27, 2016

Pres. Buhari never said the war against terrorism was over – Femi Adesina

Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has dismissed reports that the President said the ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 17, 2016

Cheta Nwanze: What is the benefit of breaking Nigeria up?

by Cheta Nwanze “Since 1914 the British Government has been trying to make Nigeria into one country, but the Nigerian ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 9, 2016

Rivers re-run: APC has declared war on Rivers people – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared war on the people of Rivers. In ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 30, 2016

Eyiamoni Apeji: A world without heroes [NEXT]

by Eyiamoni Apeji It has taken me nineteen years of conformity to realize, but finally I can say with absolute ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 6, 2016

“If it is war, bring it on…” militants tell Buhari

Militant group the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM), says it is ready to embark on a full scale war ...

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RoqeebahOctober 29, 2016

BLOOD MONEY VII: The Asaba massacre

Last month, YNaija.com launched its Monthly Citizenship Dispatches, which explores in detail, the lives and realities of Nigerian citizens across ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 24, 2016

Orekoya Ola: Why must a culture of peace be built with violent communication?

by Orekoya Ola The word ‘peace’, has been over used by different people, from the educated elites to the politicians, ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 20, 2016

The Thread: They say we’re playing with the fire called religious extremism again

SBM Intelligence, a policy watchdogs based in Nigeria has tweeted its findings on the on-going attacks on the Shiites Muslim sects warning that it ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 7, 2016

Colombian President wins prestigious Nobel Peace Prize

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Friday was declared winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Santos was recognised for his ...

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