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‘Fake food’: How far can ‘Genetically Modified Produce’ go in Nigeria?

‘Fake food’: How far can ‘Genetically Modified Produce’ go in Nigeria?

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Nigeria presently imports rice, wheat and certain other foods to make up for inadequate local production, and according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation, Nigeria...

 

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Jonathan wants $1billion to tackle Boko Haram

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Jonathan wants $1billion to tackle Boko Haram

by Kolapo Olapoju President Goodluck Jonathan says he needs at least $1 billion to fight the Islamic terrorist sect, Boko Haram. Jonathan sent a letter to the National Assembly on Wednesday, July...

 

Kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls will be home soon – FG

Kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls will be home soon – FG

by Kolapo Olapoju Eighty five days after their daring kidnap, the Council of State, made up of former Heads of State have promised Nigerians that the abducted girls from Government Girls’...

 

Olusegun Adeniyi: Abacha’s loot & Mohammed’s deal

Olusegun Adeniyi: Abacha’s loot & Mohammed’s deal

by Olusegun Adeniyi I have met Mohammed Abacha on a number of occasions and I consider him a likeable person. I also believe that whatever might have been his father’s transgressions as a leader,...

 

YNaija Editorial: In sickness or in health, Dora Akunyili is our hero

YNaija Editorial: In sickness or in health, Dora Akunyili is our hero

by Editorial team She had her faults… but there was no ambiguity in the way Nigerians felt about Dora this was a leader for whom there was an unshakeable consensus: we could trust her...

 

Olusegun Adeniyi: Clark, Adoke and Presidential powers

Olusegun Adeniyi: Clark, Adoke and Presidential powers

by Olusegun Adeniyi So for Clark and fellow travellers to suggest that President Jonathan can suspend three governors from office in one fell swoop is not only to carry mischief too far, it is...

 

MKO Abiola sacrificed everything for Nigeria – Obasanjo (finally) agrees

MKO Abiola sacrificed everything for Nigeria – Obasanjo (finally) agrees

by Akan Ido After years of deliberately refusing to acknowledge MKO Abiola’s contribution to Nigeria’s transition to democracy, former President Olusegun Obasanjo appears to have finally...

 

SNAPSHOT: Jonathan gets a piece of advice from OBJ in Lagos

SNAPSHOT: Jonathan gets a piece of advice from OBJ in Lagos

by ‘Jola Sotubo President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday attended the funeral mass in honour of the late former Governor of Lagos, Michael Otedola and former President, Olusegun Obasanjo was...

 

Tragic news: Ex-Minister loses 2 children in freak car accident

Tragic news: Ex-Minister loses 2 children in freak car accident

by Akan Ido The household of former Police Affairs ministerr, Ibrahim Yakubu Lame, was thrown into mourning onTuesday as his two year old daughter and her one year old cousin died after getting...

 

#TheYNaijaInterview: My generation cannot change the country simply because we’re young – Chude Jideonwo

by Wilfred Okiche Chude Jideonwo is a writer, journalist, media entrepreneur and social advocate. His new book ‘Are We The Turning Point Generation?’ will be launched officially today...