Tag: Abuja

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 10, 2020

Maina follows in footsteps of NDDC’s Pondei, slumps in court

We are all, definitely, in pain – borrow your voice from Ayo Fayose. As the popular saying goes; “crime does ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 7, 2020

#EndSARS: Yahaya Bello is out and about again or maybe tensed up too

From all indications, tension seems to be mounting among the political class as young Nigerians mobilise for a second phase ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 11, 2020

FG, CBN disregard the law in attempt to stifle the #EndSARS influence because why not?

Every time you think there is a ray of hope for a truly democratic Nigeria, the government pulls a trick ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 6, 2020

Sowore’s resilience to the #EndSARS cause makes us ask questions about 2023

Looking back to every event that unfolded in October 2020, from the #EndSARS protests to the #LekkiShooting, it is safe ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 2, 2020

More than early morning karate exercises, the new SWAT team needs psychological evaluation

Like the popular American one liner goes; “There’s a new Sheriff in town.” A quote often used to emphasize a ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 19, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: A divide among the youth is happening and it could harm the #EndSARS movement

If you are a millennial, you, no doubt, must have heard someone from an older generation refer to Nigeria as ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 19, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Either opportunist thugs or government tools are causing the mayhem in Benin and we don’t know which is worse | #EndSARS

If there is one lesson we can take from history, it’s how fickle patience is when a people begin to ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 15, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSUpdate: Is the government fighting back with thugs? | #AlausaProtest

As we’ve seen historically, through countless cases, a peaceful protest is only a few violent acts away from turning to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 10, 2020

800k in Lagos or 150k in Abuja? All the reasons why you should think well before making a decision

Social media has become a haven for debates that cause actual changes in mindsets. You could learn how not to ...

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Edwin OkoloMay 18, 2020

Can the drive-in cinema experience save Nollywood’s movie going culture?

Over the weekend, two of the country’s biggest players in the Nollywood cineplex industry made some important announcements. They were ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 29, 2019

The YNaija Cover – Weekend Roundup

Follow the links to read the stories on YNaija:     The police raided Abuja nightclubs and arrested over 70 ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 11, 2018

I was searched on arriving Nigeria – Atiku

Former Vice President and presidential flagbearer of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Atiku on Sunday said he was searched ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 7, 2018

Before Kaduna-Abuja rail line suffers failure of mismanagement

Passengers in their numbers on Sunday, August 5, 2018 were stranded at the Kaduna station of the newly commissioned Kaduna ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 8, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Abuja Police Killings: Fact or Farce?

On the third of July 2018 in a rather unusual manner, the Nigerian Police Force through the FCT commissioner of ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 25, 2018

The Big 5: House of Reps throws out Peace Corps Bill, Amnesty International accuses Nigerian Military of rights abuses and other stories

These are the major stories you should be monitoring today: The House of Representatives on Thursday has aligned itself with ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 16, 2018

The Big 5: Reps increase 2018 budget to N9trn, FG releases N10bn to rebuild properties destroyed by crisis and other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: The 2018 budget has been increased to N9.1 trillion by the ...

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tosin adesinaApril 24, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] As if they’ve not done enough damage, Politicians now use Abuja IDPs as protesters

The precarious state of Internally Displaced Persons across the country has been addressed several times on this blog, international and ...

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tosin adesinaApril 13, 2018

[The Activism Blog] CSI Media moves Hands on Deck to Abuja to spread good will

2018 Good friday has come and gone, but the memory will remain unforgettable for the kids at Divine Wounds of ...

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AzeezDecember 10, 2017

Buhari to depart Abuja for France on Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday will depart Abuja for a summit in Paris, France. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the ...

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AzeezDecember 3, 2017

No cause for alarm over alleged plot to bomb Abuja – FG

The Federal Government on Sunday has said there is no cause for alarm over alleged plans by Boko Haram to ...

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AzeezDecember 3, 2017

Terrorists have threatened to attack Abuja | US, UK warn citizens

The United States and British  governments have warned their citizens to stay away from Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, over alleged threats ...

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EditorNovember 22, 2017

Across Nigeria by Train ‘Travel Beyond your dreams within your Reach’.

There are so many negative attributes to the Nigerian railway system, in spite of that, there is another that gives ...

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AzeezNovember 10, 2017

Emerging political leaders set to storm Abuja on November 22

As the nation gears towards another electioneering year which will determine the state of the economy and eventually return the ...

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ToluOctober 24, 2017

Jidenna arrives Nigeria ahead of Heineken Live Your Music parties in Lagos and Abuja (PHOTOS)

Nigerian-born American artiste, Jidenna arrived Lagos today ahead of the Heineken Live Your Music parties. He is expected to perform ...

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AzeezOctober 19, 2017

Music Takeover! Heineken unveils Jidenna as host of Heineken’s Live Your Music parties in Abuja and Lagos

International premium beer brand, Heineken has unveiled Nigerian-American artiste, Jidenna as host of the 2017 Live Your Music parties set to ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 29, 2017

Gbenga Odunsi: The pains and torment of being a tenant in Abuja

by Gbenga Odunsi In advanced countries, housing is a form of social product, it is governmental provision for the citizenry, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 16, 2017

Army/IPOB crisis: FCT Minister assures residents of adequate security

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Cosmas ...

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AzeezSeptember 13, 2017

‘EFCC discovers Patience Jonathan’s Abuja plaza’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has discovered an uncompleted 8-storey building belonging to former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, ...

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SponsorSeptember 12, 2017

Harrysong, Skuki, Olu Maintain, 9ice, others to perform at ‘Jimmy’s Jump Off Abuja Edition’

Music artistes Harrysong, 9ice, Olu Maintain, Skuki and Sexy Steel have joined the lineup of other A-listers performing at veteran ...

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AzeezSeptember 9, 2017

How we stopped terrorists from attacking Abuja, six other states – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Saturday said suspected terrorists planned to conduct shootings and suicide bombings on selected ...

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