Tag: YNaija Editorial

Isime EseneOctober 24, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Nigeria’s Senators as economic saboteurs

The Senate investigative hearing into the alleged illegal repatriation of $13.9 billion by MTN between 2006 and 2016, is disturbing ...

Isime EseneOctober 17, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Mr. President, don’t prove your critics right

As he marched to victory at the ballot box at the fourth time of asking and created history in the ...

Isime EseneOctober 10, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Ending the culture of silence on sexual violence

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis – Dante Alighieri ...

YWriterOctober 8, 2016

SPECIAL EDITORIAL: President Buhari, on DSS arrests, you are wrong. You are desperately wrong

Anyone reading the news today would be forgiven for thinking Nigeria is back in the 1980s and 1990s. In some ...

Isime EseneSeptember 26, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Only failed systems allow police officers play God

The recent report by Amnesty International that exposes inhumane behaviour and gross human rights abuses by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad ...

Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

YNaija Editorial: The urgent need for clarity on Federal Government’s capital expenditure

The 2016 budget process was fraught with delays and controversy, as the late appointment of ministers ensured that the budget ...

Isime EseneAugust 22, 2016

YNaija Editorial: The humanitarian crisis in the North-east

A major plank of the Buhari administration was the pledge to end the insurgency in the North-east. It met on ...

Isime EseneAugust 5, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Why is Solomon Dalung still a minister?

20 years ago this week, Nigeria recorded one of its most remarkable sporting triumphs to win the gold medal in ...

Op-Ed EditorJuly 15, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Redefining Nigeria’s federal character

Every new set of appointments by President Buhari comes under growing scrutiny, with observers waiting to compare the number of ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 24, 2015

YNaija Editorial: Your life is more valuable than the ambition of any politician

The elections are almost upon us as the six week postponement period has almost elapsed. Sadly, there is desperation saturating ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 18, 2015

YNaija Editorial: The politicization of the Nigerian army is now complete

Over the years, Nigeria’s military built a fearsome reputation. This reputation was not earned solely by the large expanse of ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 20, 2014

YNaija Editorial: Of course, President Jonathan can – and should – contest

This needs be clear – the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) is not an impartial, objective organization.It is a sworn enemy of ...

May 23, 2014

YNaija Editorial: Welcome to the season of our discontent

The government’s response to the protests have been of suspicion… Promises have been made, but these are things we have ...

Abayomi OmotayoMay 2, 2014

YNaija Editorial: Mr. President, we’re going to need you to resign

  The fact that Nigerians (not even those who like him or feel sorry for him) cannot trust this president, ...

April 25, 2014

YNaija Editorial: 62.5 per cent book tariff – Killing the publishing industry to save the print

But one does not need possess a doctorate degree to see the numerous holes in government’s smart Alec plan. The ...

February 15, 2014

YNaija Editorial: On the missing $20 Billion oil funds

by the Editorial team While the CBN governor has become a thorn in the NNPC’s flesh, the corporation’s handling of ...

January 18, 2014

YNaija Editorial: Let us be clear, we totally – unequivocally – stand against the anti-gay law

We have to wonder when it became our culture imperative to marginalise, to victimise, to hate. To witch-hunt a particular ...

January 8, 2014

Opinion: Rotimi Amaechi needs to stop talking

by Wilfred Okiche By the end of the week, the ebullient governor of Rivers state Rotimi Amaechi is likely to ...

December 6, 2013

YNaija Editorial: On rape, Senator Chris Anyanwu, and others, need to go all the way

  Victims and the media have become more active in engaging and tackling the issues of sexual misbehaviours. If you ...

October 11, 2012

YNaija Editorial: No, #Aluu4 is a matter of crime and punishment

Our job is to “reduce crime by bringing more offences to justice, and to raise public confidence that the system is ...

March 27, 2012

YNaija Editorial: Nigeria, you have a love letter from Senegal

The result of his bid to override the bid of the people – in a country that has seen neither ...

January 31, 2012

YNaija Editorial: Where we agree with Femi Fani-Kayode

  It is impossible to imagine a nation more in self-denial than our dear country. Nigerians like to speak about ...

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