Author: Toluwanimi Onakoya

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 31, 2020

Good bye 2020! H..e..ello 2021? | The #YNaijaCover

What a year it has been. The fact that you’ve made it to today, truly and genuinely, you deserve accolades. ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 31, 2020

YNaija Legislators’ Ranking: Here are our good, bad and worse performers for Q4, 2020

Nigerians are beginning to question the power and capability of the nation’s legislature. In the face of major insecurity, lawmakers ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 31, 2020

YNaija Governors’ Ranking: Makinde, Ganduje, Sanwo-Olu | Here’s how the state executives performed in Q4, 2020

A major theme that has differentiated the worst governors from the best is the management of insecurity crisis in their ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 31, 2020

Sanwo-Olu budgets N500m for PLWDs, to appoint SSA on Disability Affairs | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Sanwo-Olu budgets N500m for PLWDs, to appoint SSA on Disability Affairs Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has promised to ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 30, 2020

NIMC adopts booking system for NIN enrolment | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

NIMC adopts booking system for NIN enrolment The National Identification Management Commission, NIMC, has adopted the booking system for NIN ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 29, 2020

NCAA to slam $3,500 fine on airlines for each defaulting passenger | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

NCAA to slam $3,500 fine on airlines for each defaulting passenger The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) will fine airlines ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 28, 2020

David vs the Giant: What you need to know about the Davido, Burna Boy ‘clash’ | The #YNaijaCover

Twittersphere was set abuzz upon reports that the entertainer, Davido was involved in a brawl with Burna Boy at a ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 28, 2020

FG reopens Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos shuts down Silverfox, Landmark, 10 others | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

FG reopens Third Mainland Bridge The Federal Controller of Works Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, announced that the total shutdown of ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 24, 2020

‘Alabi abi?’: Lawmaker Akin Alabi receives backlash for his health centre photos | The #YNaijaCover

The lawmaker, Akin Alabi, is no stranger to constant backlash from the public. His prominent presence on social media also ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 24, 2020

NYSC says bandits kill corps member on Abuja-Kaduna Expressway | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

NYSC says bandits kill corps member on Abuja-Kaduna Expressway The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) said that ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 23, 2020

‘ASUU were saying’ : Why ASUU called off strike after nine months | The #YNaijaCover

ASUU pulled a Beyonce; in a sad, inverted way. They said ‘World, Stop!’ then nine months later, cavalierly said ‘Carry ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 23, 2020

Failure to wear mask could land you in prison, Lagos Govt warns | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Failure to wear mask could land you in prison, Lagos Government warns residents The Lagos State Government has warned residents ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 22, 2020

‘At what cost?’: FG says ‘repentant bandits’ helped in securing release of Kankara boys | The #YNaijaCover

The government’s dedicated scheme in redeeming Boko Haram members and bandits is not only sketchy but an insult to the ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 22, 2020

Senate passes 2021 budget, increases estimates by N505bn | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Senate passes 2021 budget, raises it by N505bn The Senate has passed the sum of 13.588 trillion as budget for ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 21, 2020

‘Covication’: After crowd storms NMC office, FG extends NIN registration deadline | The #YNaijaCover

It seemed as though Nigerians were escaping the Coronavirus pandemic when reports recently showed that cases were beginning to rise ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 21, 2020

NASS wants voting right for married underage girls; NIPSS DG dies | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

National Assembly wants voting right for married underage girls The national assembly joint committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 20, 2020

Ode to Wizkid, The ‘other woman’ in a typical Nigerian relationship – the best Nigerian articles of the week

Each week here at YNaija, we round up the best Nigerian writing on the internet, highlighting the stories, profiles, interviews ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 18, 2020

‘What about the Chibok Girls?’: Kankara schoolboys freed week after abduction | The #YNaijaCover

Nigerians were plunged into worry, and trepidation when the news became public that over 300 school students had been kidnapped ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 18, 2020

Sanwo-Olu gives LASU best graduating student N5m, scholarship | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Sanwo-Olu gives LASU best graduating student N5m, scholarship Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has rewarded the best graduating student of ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 17, 2020

About time?: Buhari approves reopening of Nigerian land borders | The #YNaijaCover

Do you remember the chicken scarcity that plagued the country, to the extent that people couldn’t get chicken at the ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 17, 2020

Buhari orders immediate reopening of Seme, Maigatari, Ilela, Mfun borders | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Buhari orders immediate reopening of Seme, Maigatari, Ilela, Mfun borders President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate reopening of four ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 16, 2020

Misplaced Priorities: FG directs telcos to block SIM cards registered without NIN | The #YNaijaCover

On Tuesday, news became public that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) had given a directive to all telecommunications companies to ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 16, 2020

FG orders Telcos to block all SIMs without NINs | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

FG orders telcos to Block all SIMs without NINs The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has stated that telecommunications companies have ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 15, 2020

‘I don get alert’: Yet another loan as World Bank approves Nigeria’s $1.5 bn request | The #YNaijaCover

It is no secret, Nigeria and its leaders have grown a penchant for borrowing. The nation’s debt profile keeps increasing ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 15, 2020

Lagos sets to roll out 100,000 LAKE rice at N20,000 per bag | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

FG inaugurates committee on petrol as new price regime takes off The Federal Government has inaugurated the ‘Bipartite Plus Committee’ ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 14, 2020

Gaslight-ville: Presidency declares only 10 missing in Katsina abduction, contrary to reports | The #YNaijaCover

Collectively, Nigerians are meant to be attending therapy on account of the constant gaslighting they’ve received from the government. Having ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 14, 2020

FG’s plan to build 300,000 houses begins this week —Presidency | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

FG’s plan to build 300,000 houses begins this week —Presidency The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 13, 2020

Inside a Nigerian polyamorous relationship, Hot takes on the overnight celeb, Enisa – the best Nigerian articles of the week

Each week here at YNaija, we round up the best Nigerian writing on the internet, highlighting the stories, profiles, interviews ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 12, 2020

A Day in the Live Wizkid, Commemorating Chinua Achebe at 90, ELOY Awards…See YNaija’s Top 10 Events for November

Due to the pandemic, entertainers and Nigerians alike had to adjust to an indoor lifestyle and most events moved to ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 11, 2020

Audio promises: Buhari restates commitment to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty | The #YNaijaCover

On the 30th of November, the Minister of Water Resources, Alhaji Suleiman Adamu, emerged to declare that the Federal Government ...

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