Author: Omoleye Omoruyi

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 1, 2021

The #YNaijaEssay: Language preservation in Nigeria and the brick walls [LONG READ]

Many other languages are no longer being learned by new generations of children or by new adult speakers; these languages ...

Omoleye OmoruyiApril 23, 2021

House of Reps to probe ‘export of over 7,000 ‘refrigerated penises’ to China’ | The #YNaijaCover

If you say “sad,” you’ll be trivialising the phenomenon. Like…“wetin concern House of Reps and penis?” Maybe we could use ...

Omoleye OmoruyiApril 7, 2021

It’s World Health Day 2021 and Nigerians can’t relate

“Together for a fairer, healthier world” is theme for this year’s World Health Day, but as a Nigerian, you may ...

Omoleye OmoruyiApril 5, 2021

YNaija Church 100: A list of the most influential Nigerians in Church | The #YNaijaCover

Welcome to church. One sure place for Christendom. Where Christ and his people interact. Where problems are solved. Where hearts ...

Omoleye OmoruyiApril 2, 2021

Bullheads at home: The system is to not be sure | The #YNaijaCover

The Nigerian government has extended the deadline for the ongoing national identification number (NIN) and subscriber identity module (SIM) integration ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 31, 2021

Turn by Turn: Terrorism is going South | The #YNaijaCover

The humanity in us is hardly existent. We used to be less bothered about terrorism in the North. Now, it ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 30, 2021

Sinzu’s Trip: President Buhari goes again for medical tourism | The #YNaijaCover

Across many indices, healthcare in Nigeria falls short and the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated those problems, signifying a turning point ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 29, 2021

Seyi Says: Singer stands her ground on #NigerianIdol comment | The #YNaijaCover

Nigerians are cancelling a singer – again. This will not be the first time Seyi Shay has been ‘sent to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 23, 2021

Why Nigerian youths must sustain activism beyond social media

Social media has formed a pseudo-reality many believe is the real deal. But, if we wanted to cause progressive change ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 22, 2021

Police violence continues unabated, the stories are piling

Many Nigerians have argued that the Nigeria Police Force learnt nothing from the #EndSARS protest. “They will wait, then return ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 18, 2021

The rape case at Covenant University proves that the genesis of rape is men

Prevalence of conversation on women’s rights to equal dignity in our public discourse may make us entertain the notion that ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 15, 2021

ASUU: Holiday is coming | The #YNaijaCover

It’s that time of the year unless you consider that the Academic Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) has changed its ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 12, 2021

No Strong Arsenal: The NSA revelation and the lack of weapons for soldiers | The #YNaijaCover

In a 2015 report by the BBC, stories of Nigerian soldiers fleeing from Boko Haram militants filled the media space. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 10, 2021

IboriVest: The ‘Ibori Loot’ is almost here, alongside questions | The #YNaijaCover

On Tuesday, March 9, 2021, the United Kingdom, through the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing was known to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 9, 2021

Why we must draw the line between ‘influencing’ and superiority complex

It’s becoming a daily phenomenon. Someone waltz into social media and tries to teach others what’s passe and what’s modern. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 3, 2021

#HaveABiteChallenge: Foodstuff, cattle dealers in Northern Nigeria open their baskets | The #YNaijaCover

The Northern Nigeria conversation as opposed to Southern Nigeria talk is up again. This time, politics is not the driver. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 10, 2021

#EndSARS and Igbos: Nigerians still don’t see divisive tactics when it is glaring

About three months since the Nigerian Army opened fire on peaceful protesters. More than three months since government thought of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 8, 2021

Protest on the beat: The #EndSARS reincarnation | #YNaijaCover

About three months after the infamous Lekki shootings where officers of the Nigerian Army opened fire at #EndSARS protesters on ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 29, 2021

Thuganic: A day in the hood with Lagos ‘street youths’ (VIDEO)

Let me take you on this pseudo-perilous long journey with Lagos street youth. I was at an #EndSARS gathering when ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 26, 2021

Live in bondage or die by a bullet – The Orlu killings reminds us of dark days | #YNaijaCover

The conversation on killer herdsmen has gone on for longer than expected. It started as an encroachment on active farms, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 17, 2020

“We will deal with all that” | President Buhari says as kidnapped #KankaraBoys reportedly return home

Authorities in Katsina have reported that hundreds of students abducted from a school in Kankara Local Government Area (LGA) have ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 17, 2020

Open letter to H.E. Muhammadu Buhari as he turns 78

Ask for a President beleaguered from all sides, and I’ll show you Muhammadu Buhari, the ramrod straight man from Daura, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 17, 2020

#BringBackOurBoys: We already forgot about the schoolboys abducted in Kankara? | Boko Haram releases video

Without mincing words, Nigerians have the attitude of losing voice almost immediately after they start screaming on the streets over ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 14, 2020

IPOB is trending again and this is what we know

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is in the news again. This time, not exactly because it’s acclaimed leader, Nnamdi ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 11, 2020

I am sorry, please forgive me | Timi Adigun apologises after allegations of sexual abuse

How soothing it is for Nigerians to err – knowing fully well the devastating implications – and arrive in a ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 25, 2020

1984 may not be the past yet and the Buhari administration reminds us

“Contrary to Buharists and the government itself, Nigeria has not experienced any significant changes in the national economy. Inflation rates ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 8, 2020

The Thread: Why Buhari cannot congratulate Joe Biden | #EndSARS

About 15 hours ago, Joe Biden was announced US President-elect after days of predictions and teasing moments. No one could ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 6, 2020

CBN has joined the ‘cult’ resisting the change #EndSARS is asking for

As reported by Channels Television, a federal high court in Abuja has granted the request of the Central Bank of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 31, 2020

Lai Mohammed reiterates plans to regulate social media because #EndSARS happened

The organisation of one of the most successful protests in Nigeria’s history, #EndSARS, has hit blood arteries and the pain ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 22, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Osinbajo is sorry again and unlike Sanwo-Olu, accepts that lives were lost | #LekkiMassacre

It is Day 15 of the #EndSARS protests. One day after the #LekkiMassacre – a day already written in the ...

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