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Macaulay on Crack, Marketing 101 for pop artists, #MIL |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 30, 2020

#YNaijaArt99: Peju Alatise, David Uzochukwu, Ayobola Kekere-Ekun| The 99 Most Influential Nigerians in Art

As is YNaija‘s annual tradition, the anticipated Art 99 list has just been revealed, introducing the most influential figures in the world ...

#YNaijaPowerlIst,October 30, 2020

‘Soldiers fired blank bullets at Lekki protesters’ – Ex-army spokesman, FG commences distribution of free electricity metres| 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Soldiers fired blank bullets at Lekki protesters- Ex-army spokesman Former spokesman of the Nigerian Army, Sani Usman, has declared that, ...

Rankings,October 30, 2020

Desmond Elliot and Nigerian kids, James Brown as princess of Nigeria | 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 29, 2020

Is it time we got a Davido-Wizkid collaboration?

The rivalry between Wizkid and Davido is perhaps the most pronounced in Nigeria’s entertainment space and one thing that has ...

Next Rated,October 31, 2020

There’s riot police to control chaos but IGP Adamu wants officers to ‘fight back’ instead | #EndSARS

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has been the subject of national and international scrutiny in the past weeks as the ...

Counter Culture Blog,October 31, 2020

#MadeInLagos or London? Wizkid’s new album speaks to a surprising audience

There was a slight feeling of deja vu 11:11 pm, October 29, when there was no development concerning the release ...

Next Rated,October 30, 2020

Wizkid breaks the internet, as his star power spotlights other artistes

It’s been a tough few weeks for young Nigerians all over the world, and with all the turmoil and heartbreaking ...

Next Rated,October 30, 2020

Lai Mohammed reiterates plans to regulate social media because #EndSARS happened

The organisation of one of the most successful protests in Nigeria’s history, #EndSARS, has hit blood arteries and the pain ...

Deep Dive,October 31, 2020

#SecureNorth: Zamfara, Katsina have become war zones where human beings fall and authorities look away

21 persons, including police officers and members of local vigilante groups, were reportedly killed by bandits in Katsina and Zamfara, Thursday, in what is suspected to be...

Deep Dive,October 31, 2020

#OyigboMassacre: Why is no one paying attention to the Killings in Rivers?

Since the #EndSARS protest got hijacked by hoodlums, different communities across Nigeria have had gory tales to tell. First, it was the #LekkiMassacre in Lagos where security operatives reportedly opened fire on peaceful protesters, killing many. Another case in point is the #OyigboMassacre in Rivers State, where...

Deep Dive,October 31, 2020

There’s riot police to control chaos but IGP Adamu wants officers to ‘fight back’ instead | #EndSARS

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has been the subject of national and international scrutiny in the past weeks as the ...

Counter Culture Blog,October 31, 2020

How Burna Boy is taking the fight against corruption global

Since the days of Fela Kuti, music has been a weapon to fight corruption, injustice and infrastructural decay. He was ...

Next Rated,October 31, 2020

EP review: ‘2000NProphecy’ is proof that hip hop isn’t dead

2000NProphecy is the new album by rapper and hypeman, Prophecy aka Rap Ojukwu. If you have never heard of him ...

Next Rated,October 31, 2020

Top albums to watch out for before the year runs out

The first disruption of activities witnessed this year came with the global outbreak of coronavirus as social and economic activities ...

Next Rated,October 31, 2020

Is it time we got a Davido-Wizkid collaboration?

The rivalry between Wizkid and Davido is perhaps the most pronounced in Nigeria’s entertainment space and one thing that has ...

Next Rated,October 31, 2020

Big Brother Naija and its popularity as a reality television series

Big Brother is a reality television competition that is popular all around the world. Many countries have their own form ...

Sponsored,October 31, 2020

Nollywood filmmaker charges producers to churn out constructive content

Nigerian filmmaker, Adekunle “Nodash” Adejuyigbe has cautioned producers to be wary of the kind of content they dish out to ...

Extra,October 31, 2020

Funmi Iyanda’s ‘Public Eye’ debuts on Television this Sunday

Nigeria is bleeding. The nation is on the precipice of a revolution sparked by outrage and pain. How do we ...

Extra,October 31, 2020

“People who were not even interested in the protests sent me threats” – Amara the Lesbian reveals on #WithChude

On the final episode of a weeklong special series of #WithChude, documenting the #EndSARS protests, YouTuber and outspoken queer activist, ...

Extra,October 28, 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

#YNaijaArt99: Peju Alatise, David Uzochukwu, Ayobola Kekere-Ekun| The 99 Most Influential Nigerians in Art

As is YNaija‘s annual tradition, the anticipated Art 99 list has just been revealed, introducing the most influential figures in the world ...

#YNaijaPowerlIst,October 30, 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 ...

Lovers Rock, Night of the Kings, Beginning…The most notable films of #NYFF58

In keeping with the non-competitive nature of the New York Film Festival (NYFF) which ran from September 17 to October ...

The Cutting Floor,October 26, 2020

#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
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