Category: Cover Stories

Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 26, 2021

Live in bondage or die by a bullet – The Orlu killing 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, ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 25, 2021

‘This Kind Love:’ The Yemi Alade, Patoranking unforeseen nuptials | #YNaijaCover

“Me love you, me nuh need another So tell the girl’em not to bother Across the ocean, across the border ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 22, 2021

Get thee behind us!: Governors’ Forum dissociate selves from ‘claim according to Yahaya Bello’ | The #YNaijaCover

It’s common knowledge that Governor Yahaya Bello unsurprisingly, leads the pack of political leaders in Nigeria spinning conspiracy theories on ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 21, 2021

Final Whistle: Fans, stakeholders mourn demise of former Super Eagles goalkeeper | The #YNaijaCover

Thursday, 21st January was another sad day in Nigerian football as one of its legends, Joe Erico passed on at ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 20, 2021

Rumble in the Jungle: The Presidency and Ondo Government clash over herdsmen | The #YNaijaCover

“As the Chief Law and Security Officer of the State, it is my constitutional obligation to do everything lawful to ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 19, 2021

Nigerians display ‘I can’t kill myself’ disposition to NIN palaver as ‘deadline’ expires | The #YNaijaCover

The Super Tuesday is here! It’s deadline by midnight today for the linking of National Identification Numbers (NIN) with Subscriber ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 18, 2021

David Ntekim-Rex: Mother Nigeria, story of the ‘foolish ostrich’ | The #YNaijaCover

When the #EndSARS protests took off in October, the lives of young Nigerians and the brutish treatment they suffer in ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 15, 2021

The #YNaijaCover: The ‘Pigeons have come home to roost’ | #ArmedForcesRemembranceDay2021

For thousand of years, white doves or pigeons release is known to be a popular custom in many cultures and world ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 14, 2021

Mortal sin?: Adamu Garba’s Crowee faces acceptability ‘wahala’ on the streets of Twitter | The #YNaijaCover

When Music Journalist, Joey Akan, on Wednesday, highlighted the possible chance of blogging platform, Crowee, gaining acceptance among young Nigerians, ...

Ado AminuJanuary 13, 2021

The Chronicles of Tunde Ednut; punished at the ‘mark’ | The #YNaijaCover

Celebrity blogger, Tunde Ednut, has been suspended by Instagram for the second time in the space of a month. He ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 12, 2021

Eyes of the Gods: What can Mr. President see that mortal Nigerians can’t? | The #YNaijaCover

“It is because he is seeing things that critics are not seeing. He is seeing things most people don’t see.” ...

Ado AminuJanuary 11, 2021

Labour Prefect, Apologies; Deputy Labour Minister launches Special Public Works Programme | The #YNaijaCover

The term ‘tone-deaf’ might very well have been forged in the same cauldron that produced Nigeria’s perennially dysfunctional leading class. ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 8, 2021

‘Kini Big Deal?’ – Buhari, Osinbajo likely to take up COVID-19 vaccine challenge | The #YNaijaCover

Ever since news of a vaccine for COVID-19 hit the airwaves late 2020, divergent reactions have greeted the development. From ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 7, 2021

American Wonder: Reactions as Pro-Trump Mob engage in violent protest at U.S. Capitol | #TheYNaijaCover

“Democracy is in danger!”If you’ve been a keen observer of Nigerian politics since 2015, chances are high that you must ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 6, 2021

Osusu Ministry: FG can now borrow dormant account balances and unclaimed dividends | The #YNaijaCover

In the last 11 years, I have personally gone lengths to ensure I maintain not more than two bank accounts ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 5, 2021

The gut must be crazy: Furore over NERC’s latest adjustment of electricity tariff | The #YNaijaCover

It would seem like 2021 kicked off with cutting short the smiles of many barely 5 days into the year. ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 1, 2021

New year, new ‘den’ for Sowore following #CrossoverWithProtest | The #YNaijaCover

“The year 2021 will indeed be a year where we will work to reinforce the hopes of fellow Nigerians in ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaDecember 10, 2020

Politricks: Maina joins list of officials to ‘faint’ in the face of corruption allegations | The #YNaijaCover

What is Nigerian politics without a little bit of theatrics and drama? Just a few months ago, social media was ...

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