Tag: YNaija Editorial

EditorJanuary 1, 2018

YNaija Editorial: 2017 was the year of ‘Naija Rat Pack’ and we’re all just living in it

So much has happened in the last year that it seems every single event that should have been spread out ...

EditorDecember 5, 2017

YNaija Editorial: #EndSARS is a clear proof of the power of social media

There have been a number of studies on what it takes to make a social media post go viral. The ...

RoqeebahOctober 2, 2017

YNaija Editorial: The sad day after Nigeria’s Independence

October 1, naturally, marks one of the most significant days in the history of our beloved Nigeria. Not only did ...

RoqeebahSeptember 25, 2017

YNaija Editorial: The Voice was not the enemy, Nigeria is

Word on the street is that a not-so-ideal person emerged the winner of the just concluded music TV reality show, ...

RoqeebahSeptember 18, 2017

YNaija Editorial: We have been made enemies of the State

It’s been a full week since the Nigerian government unleashed its Operation Python Dance II on innocent Nigerians in the ...

RoqeebahSeptember 12, 2017

YNaija Editorial: Forget Buhari and Nnamdi Kanu, remember there’s only one thing that matters

There’s a chance that you have noticed – amidst everything else that has been happening – that we have been ...

RoqeebahAugust 21, 2017

YNaija Editorial: There’s just one thing we need from Mr President now

But there are still a plethora of issues that remain unresolved, even if the nation is beginning to recover from ...

RoqeebahAugust 7, 2017

YNaija Editorial: What’s the fate of the rest of the nation if Boko Haram is yet undefeated?

Moving around the nation’s economic capital of Lagos, you can smell the fear all around – a situation that would ...

RoqeebahJuly 31, 2017

YNaija Editorial: We need to take CNN’s joke about Buhari very seriously

The shame we have to bear this week, as Nigerians, is that CNN, the “Fake News Network”, dedicated expensive airtime ...

RoqeebahJuly 24, 2017

YNaija Editorial: The problem with the APC governors’ visit to Buhari is that these leaders still don’t get it

One of the biggest stories from the past week was the former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke‘s conversation with alleged co-conspirators, Kola ...

RoqeebahJuly 17, 2017

YNaija Editorial: Yes please, the Presidency may approach the bench immediately

When three weeks ago, Babatunde Raji Fashola decided to take on the National Assembly by himself over the cuts made ...

RoqeebahJuly 10, 2017

YNaija Editorial: The Osun West by-election result is a clear indicator of Nigeria’s electoral future

Ademola Adeleke of the “dying” Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) – whose “obituary” was dramatically declared by former President, Olusegun Obasanjo ...

EditorJuly 3, 2017

YNaija Editorial: The fight over religious studies is a distraction from real problems

For the past few weeks, there has been a raging controversy in Nigeria over a change to the country’s educational ...

EditorJune 26, 2017

YNaija Editorial: President Buhari’s message to Nigerians in Hausa is ‘unacceptable’

About two years ago at his inauguration, the most quoted lines from the speech of President Muhammadu Buhari was, “I ...

EditorJune 19, 2017

YNaija Editorial: Where, in the name of all that is good, is President Buhari?

During the period President Muhammadu Buhari was on his first medical leave this year from January 19 to April 09, ...

EditorJune 12, 2017

YNaija Editorial: Remembering the nameless, faceless heroes of June 12

June 12, 1993 is a watershed moment in the history of Nigeria: an election that has been adjudged to be ...

EditorJune 5, 2017

YNaija Editorial: The delay in signing the 2017 budget is unacceptable

A couple of weeks ago, we published a mini-editorial on the madness and endless controversies around the 2017 budget that ...

RoqeebahMay 29, 2017

YNaija Editorial: Celebrating the 18 years of “democrazy” that have taught us freedom

On this day in 1999, a new chapter in the history of Nigeria was opened: the military went back to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 15, 2017

YNaija Editorial: Lessons from a weekend of Presidential weddings

Over the weekend, the city of Minna in Niger State was agog as former military ruler Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida gave ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 8, 2017

YNaija Editorial: For the Chibok Girls, it’s still a long walk to freedom

There has been a lot of jubilation over the release of 82 girls abducted by the Boko Haram terrorist group ...

EditorFebruary 13, 2017

YNaija Editorial: The secrecy around President Buhari has reached ridiculous levels

For the past couple of weeks, one of the most dominant news items has been the continued stay of President ...

EditorFebruary 6, 2017

YNaija Editorial: Nigerians need the truth about Buhari’s vacation

Today would have marked the end of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ten-day vacation in the United Kingdom, a period which has ...

Isime EseneJanuary 30, 2017

YNaija Editorial: There is still so much work to do against Boko Haram

One of President Muhammadu Buhari’s strongest campaign promises in the run-up to the 2015 General Election was squashing the terrorist ...

Isime EseneJanuary 9, 2017

YNaija Editorial: The Federal Government needs to act in unison

A few days before Christmas, the Federal Operations Unit, Ikeja of the Nigerian Customs Service announced the seizure of a ...

Isime EseneDecember 26, 2016

SPECIAL EDITORIAL: It appears Pres. Buhari doesn’t understand that things have fallen apart

Most people who voted in Buhari in 2015, if asked about the situation of things at present, would say it ...

RoqeebahDecember 12, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Stop explaining – or regretting – your vote for Buhari 

Over the weekend, a storm in a teacup erupted amongst that troublesome group on the Internet called ‘Nigerian influencers’ – ...

Isime EseneNovember 21, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Gov. Oshiomhole’s immoral pension

As NLC President, Adams Oshiomhole was on the side of the common man, taking government to task on issues of ...

Joachim MacEbongNovember 14, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Jigawa’s mosques and misplaced priorities

The recent announcement by the Jigawa state government that it has opened bidding for the construction of ninety mosques in ...

RoqeebahNovember 7, 2016

YNaija Editorial: How to honour Lt. Col. Muhammad Abu-Ali

The life and death of Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Abu-Ali brings into focus once again the sacrifices of the Nigerian Army ...

RoqeebahOctober 31, 2016

YNaija Editorial: A sloppy Presidency

The rejection of ambassadorial appointments by two nominees, and the controversy around another nomination last week, call into question the ...

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