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Lagos Curfew, Sega-Rat the activist, The real vision 2020 | Funny tweets we saw from Nigerians today

Every day on the Nigerian Internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Rankings,October 20, 2020

Lagos shuts schools due to #EndSARS protests, EFCC admits website was attacked | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Lagos shuts schools due to #EndSARS protests The Lagos state government has ordered all pupils and students in public and ...

Rankings,October 20, 2020

#EndSARS: Despite protests, police begin SWAT training, ‘We will not allow anarchy in Nigeria’ – FG | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Despite the ongoing nationwide protests, the Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mohammed Adamu, has declared the training of the new police ...

Rankings,October 19, 2020

Burna Boy and the #EndSARS protest, Protesting from the diaspora – 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 ...

Rankings,October 18, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: UEFA set to kick off tonight with a big bang as Man United takes on PSG

It is said that the first chapter of a book is often the difference between the readers finishing the entire ...

Deep Dive,October 20, 2020

#EndSARS: Beyonce really does not have to lend her voice because she “capitalised” off Africa

Earlier today, Twitter was abuzz with a an Instagram live video made by Tiwa Savage. In this video, we can ...

The Media Blog,October 16, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Marcus Rashford’s attempt to end child hunger frustrated by the UK government

Having lived off food vouchers while growing up, Manchester United‘s Marcus Rashford is well aware of the distress of fighting ...

Deep Dive,October 16, 2020

Sanwo-Olu, Obiano are singing the songs #EndSARS protesters want to hear, but we are not there yet

Who would have known that it will take 7 whole days before forces in government places begin to take action? ...

Counter Culture Blog,October 15, 2020

Curfews here and there: What does Gov. Sanwo-Olu intend to achieve? | #YNaijaEndSARSupdates

The relationship between Nigerians and their leaders can be described as an abusive marriage where the victim has been silent ...

Deep Dive,October 20, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: Soldiers reportedly open fire at protesters in Lekki-Tollgate

Following the directives by the Lagos governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, placing the state in a 24-hour curfew from 9 PM, Tuesday, ...

Deep Dive,October 20, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: UEFA set to kick off tonight with a big bang as Man United takes on PSG

It is said that the first chapter of a book is often the difference between the readers finishing the entire ...

Deep Dive,October 20, 2020

Gbajabiamila vows budget must include compensation for SARS victims but do we trust it won’t be diverted? | #YNaijaEndSARSupdates

Various reactions have trailed the #EndSARS protest since it began. From serious opposition from the political class who initially turned ...

Deep Dive,October 20, 2020

Peruzzi is crowned Inspector General of Police to tell the FG why reforms are necessary | #EndSARS

Singer and songwriter, Tobechukwu Okoh, popularly known as Peruzzi, is the new Inspector General of Police. How so? Well, the ...

Next Rated,October 17, 2020

Bringing back Fela: Why it is time for artistes to also speak through their art in the #EndSARS movement

Even the most insentient person in the country knows that a revolution is already being brewed. Such is the magnitude ...

Next Rated,October 15, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Dear Nigerian Creatives, we need you for this #EndSARS movement | #EndSWAT

Every possible weapon in the arsenal has been brought out in the ongoing historic fight against police brutality and youth ...

Deep Dive,October 14, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdate: Silence is a crime, Nigerians call out their favourites for being passive

In just a matter of days, #EndSARS has grown from just another trend on social media to a worldwide movement. ...

Deep Dive,October 12, 2020

‘Release them, they did nothing wrong!’ Cries Mother of the late Jimoh Isiaka

On this week’s episode of #WithChude, the parents of Jimoh Isiaka, who was murdered without cause by armed men of ...

Extra,October 20, 2020

“You’re only as important as the position you occupy” || Reuben Abati reveals how power slipped from Goodluck Jonathan

On this week’s episode of #WithChude, former Presidential Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Rueben Abati, opened up to host ...

Extra,October 19, 2020

Adebola Williams CEO of RED | For Africa, to speak at the Misk Global Forum 2020

In commemoration of the fifth anniversary of the Misk Global Forum, co-founder and CEO of RED | For Africa, Adebola ...

Extra,October 18, 2020

Samson Itodo awarded a scholarship to study at the University of Oxford

Yiaga Africa’s Executive Director, Samson Itodo, has been awarded a scholarship by the Africa Oxford Initiative to study Masters of ...

Extra,October 17, 2020

Profile: Why Akinwunmi Adesina is the real deal

“The future beckons us for a more developed Africa and a much stronger and resilient African Development Bank Group. We ...

Specials,October 1, 2020

To dismantle rape culture, we must dismantle misogyny: Closing The YNaija Special Series on #RapeCulture

In my work and life as a feminist and woman, one question which I always ask myself is this: “Is ...

Counter Culture Blog,September 29, 2020

The menace of street harassment and reclaiming women’s bodies in public spaces | The YNaija Special Series on #RapeCulture

Street harassment can be defined as all forms of unwanted comments, contact and actions forced on strangers in public. It ...

Counter Culture Blog,September 28, 2020

At the Frontlines: Dein Tamuno speaks on working in a Rape Crisis Centre | YNaija #RapeCulture Special Series

“…for those of us who are Human Rights Defenders. We however, not just know our rights, we realise more than ...

Counter Culture Blog,September 27, 2020

#YNaijaFashion101: Sagoe, Lisa Folawiyo, Ugo Mozie, Fisayo Longe | 101 Most Influential Nigerian Fashion Brands and Personalities

The revolution Nigeria’s fashion industry is currently experiencing cannot be stopped by even a pandemic that has kept us at ...

“Our vision is to end unnecessary human suffering” | Time formalist, Olu Ogunlela solves problems one human at a time

We are addicted to telling stories at RED | Africa. We do this in as many forms as you can ...

#YNaijaMusic50: Don Jazzy, Pheelz, Clarence Peters, Mama Burna…50 Most Influential Nigerians in Music

Whatever appeals to you the most cannot do a better job than music does; arguably. ‘Food for the soul and ...

Ultra Signature’s Arinola Okeowo is building businesses that will inspire women to shatter ceilings

Starting up a business in a country like Nigeria, where most of the policies are against your favour, is not ...

#EndSARS and the limits of celebrity activism

In the film One Night in Miami which had its North American premiere in September at the Toronto International Film ...

The Cutting Floor,October 19, 2020

Film Review: From climate change to mental health, Sema Stori films feature narratives of impact

In the instantly arresting short film, Footsteps in the Dark a richly rendered opening animation sequence gives way to a ...

The Cutting Floor,October 17, 2020

Nomadland, City Hall, Night of the Kings…The 20 best films at #TIFF2020

The 45th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) ploughed ahead this year albeit under socially distanced conditions from the 10th to ...

The Cutting Floor,September 29, 2020

#TIFF2020: Idris Elba and Jharrel Jerome in Concrete Cowboy

Concrete Cowboy has a most interesting premise. A classic coming-of-age drama set within the very real backdrop of Philadelphia cowboy ...

The Cutting Floor,September 23, 2020
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