Tag: yaradua

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 22, 2017

The Thread: That #WeHaveYourReceipt moment when TwitterNG came for Buhari’s aide

Early Saturday the Twitter Outrage Machine game guns blazing for Tolu Ogunlesi, the Head of DigiComms in the Presidency. On ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 26, 2017

Ayo Sogunro: Making power uncomfortable in Nigeria

by Ayo Sogunro The continuing mystery of President Buhari’s illness and the handling of the saga by his aides is ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 20, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: Xenophilia, fake sovereignty and Nigeria’s slavish politicians

By Farooq A. Kperogi Sometime in 2012 at the height of Goodluck Jonathan’s unnerving incompetence amid rising Boko Haram insurgency, ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 6, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: Dear Northern Provocateur, was Buhari Ijaw when he fought for Yar’Adua’s Impeachment?

by Peregrino Brimah Honestly! Tell me you are not sick and tired of these kinds of people…these ethnojingingoists. These sworn ...

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RoqeebahMay 6, 2017

Thought Experiment: What if it’s best we let the sick Buhari stay in office?

by Soma Oj. That President Buhari is extremely ill has only been emphasised by his public reappearance at today’s Jum’at ...

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RoqeebahMay 5, 2017

5 lessons for Femi Adesina & co from the way Yar’adua’s sickness was handled

by Soma Oj. There’s a story that has made the rounds in the media space about how Olusegun Adeniyi, the ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 5, 2017

Opinion: A dying President and the cabal’s fangs

by Ahanonu Kingsley In recent times, there has been growing concern and anxiety over the state of health of President ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 5, 2017

#7YearsGone: 10 things Segun Adeniyi said about Yar’Adua’s health during his last days

As we reminisce on former president Yar’Adua’s death 7 years ago today, we flashback on the politics that surrounded Yar’Adua’s ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 5, 2017

Meet 5 Presidents who died in office and how it was handled by their aides

by Itunuoluwa Adebo This day marks the seventh year of the death of the 13th President of the Federal Republic ...

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ToluMay 5, 2017

Seven years gone: A timeline of events that led to President Umar Yar’Adua’s death

5th May 2010: Nigerian president, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua passed on after five long months of chronic illness at the age ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 4, 2017

Segun Adeniyi: President Buhari’s health challenge

I remember that Segun, as SA media to the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, passed through a path which I ...

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RoqeebahMarch 10, 2017

@Afrispheric’s theory linking Buhari’s return with the Abuja airport closure is interesting, but is it true?

A brilliant Nigerian has just laid out a very interesting theory on Twitter drawing a nexus between the Abuja airport ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 10, 2017

The Thread: “They shut Abuja airport in order to smuggle Buhari in.” | Nigerians react to the news of PMB’s return

Following the announcement of Buhari’s return via the Kaduna airport, conspiracy theories have been put forth. It is curious that ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 28, 2017

Is it time to let Obasanjo off the hook for his ‘giving us’ Yar’Adua?

If you haven’t yet noticed, you should. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is back on the scene and he’s been giving ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 23, 2017

Letter to the son of man: Between Yahya Jammeh and President Buhari

by Adeyemi Kolawole Adeojo Hannibal   Dear Son of Man, Your response, which was succinct and aptly posited, dissects the ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 15, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: Orwellian doublespeak about Buhari’s health

by Farooq Kperogi Doublespeak is intentional manipulation of language to conceal uncomfortable truths or to cleverly tell outright lies. The ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 6, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 6th of February

  Read the full stories and analyses here now!

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 30, 2017

Opinion: The President is dead, again

by Omolara Saheed Nigerian Presidents are arguably the most frequent targets of death hoaxes. From President Obasanjo to the Late ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 25, 2017

Where is Namadi Sambo?

Namadi Sambo has never been the typical always-on-the-scene-type of Nigerian politician. It is a fact that not many Nigerians can ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 20, 2017

Cheta Nwanze: What should Nigeria expect from a President Osinbajo?

by Cheta Nwanze There are some things that make an impact on you, so you never forget. Each of us ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 4, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 4th of January

Read the full stories and analyses here now!

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 18, 2016

Opinion: Sir, the boys on the streets are not smiling | Open letter to Mr. President

by Balogun Oluwalonimi Mayowa Sir, I am writing based on the present issue affecting our dear nation, Nigeria. As a ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 28, 2016

Opinion: Tracing the tragedy of Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

by Mohammed Dahiru Aminu Those who still ask questions regarding Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s poor performance as president, and still wonder ...

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YWriterAugust 21, 2016

The answers the Code of Conduct boss is giving Premium Times don’t make sense at all

by Tolu Omoyeni As part of his fight against corruption in government bodies on all levels in the country, President ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 12, 2016

Jonathan, Yar’Adua’s ADCs fall victim to mass sack in Nigerian Army

For their alleged roles in the 2015 general elections and in the dubious arms procurement scandal, the Nigerian Army Council ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 8, 2016

Saraki explains difference between ‘corruption’ and ‘administrative misdemeanor’

Senate President Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, said that the National Assembly will fight to ensure peace in the Niger Delta ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 1, 2016

‘Obasanjo, Jonathan, Yar’adua, must account for repatriated loot’ – Court rules

Following a legal suit by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), a Lagos Federal High Court, on Friday, ruled that ...

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Janeth JAugust 24, 2015

Presidency says Buhari will probe Jonathan’s administration irrespective of criticism

The Presidency has reiterated that the administration of president Muhammadu Buhari will probe Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. President Buhari’s media adviser Garba ...

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SolaDecember 9, 2014

Obasanjo talks one or two things you can learn about Yar Adua’s failed health

by Anike Jacobs More excerpts from former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s new memoir, ‘My Watch’ have surfaced online. In a chapter ...

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January 10, 2014

Opinion: Reno Omokri and his lies from the pit of the PDP

by Abidemi Oderinlo The truth is definitely staring us in the eyes because we see it daily, men like Reno ...

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