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“United Arab Emirates has lifted Visa restriction on Nigerians” -FG, Appeal Court nullifies recruitment of 10,000 constables | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Government says the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has agreed to resume visa issuance to Nigerians. Aviation Minister, Hadi ...

Rankings,October 1, 2020

Fela and Misogyny, Nigeria’s latest healthcare plan, What N50 can buy | 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,September 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 ...

Reps withdraw Water Resources Bill following public backlash, Nigerians to pay N5 per channel on TSTV | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has withdrawn the National Water Resources Bill (2020) it had already passed, following the widespread backlash ...

Rankings,September 30, 2020

#Nigeria60andUseless is a heartbreaking illustration of how Nigerians truly feel about the country but there’s more…

It’s another October 1st. The routines play out again. Speeches and tweets from the President, brands changing their logos for ...

Counter Culture Blog,October 1, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdate: Laycon finally addresses Erica’s disqualification

It’s been four days since Laycon was announced the winner of fifth edition of the Big Brother Naija reality TV ...

Reality TV,October 1, 2020

#YNaijaSportsRoundup: Is English football facing bankruptcy? | See other updates

English football faces a terrible dilemma as they teeter towards the brink of bankruptcy. Owing to the financial strain brought ...

Deep Dive,October 1, 2020

#YNaijaSportsRoundup: Anxiety in Liverpool over Alcantara’s COVID-19 status, Mcgregor challenges Manny Pacquiao

Here’s our daily news roundup for Sports: The world of sports each day presents us with wildly interesting turn of ...

Deep Dive,September 30, 2020

Police brutalises journalist covering protest; Is there a difference between the repressive colonial era and now? | #NigeriaAt60

Today, 60 years ago, Nigeria gained her independence from the British ‘colonial masters.’ The quest for nationhood was in the ...

Deep Dive,October 1, 2020

#YNaijaSportsRoundup: Is English football facing bankruptcy? | See other updates

English football faces a terrible dilemma as they teeter towards the brink of bankruptcy. Owing to the financial strain brought ...

Deep Dive,October 1, 2020

#NigeriaAt60: Here are 7 songs to include on your playlist for the Independence anniversary

by Kola Muhammed In the course of the storied history of Nigeria, through the ups and downs (military and democratic ...

Deep Dive,October 1, 2020

#NigeriaAt60: 10 things we learnt from President Buhari’s Independence Anniversary speech

As is common with previous Independence Anniversaries, President Muhammadu Buhari, addressed Nigerians in an early morning broadcast Thursday. The President’s ...

Deep Dive,October 1, 2020

#NigeriaAt60: Here are 7 songs to include on your playlist for the Independence anniversary

by Kola Muhammed In the course of the storied history of Nigeria, through the ups and downs (military and democratic ...

Deep Dive,October 1, 2020

FIFA ’21: Fireboy, Burna Boy and Rema feature another milestone for Afrobeat 

by Kola Muhammed When Beyoncé released an album in 2019 that featured a lot of African stars, the world bowed ...

Deep Dive,September 29, 2020

Album Countdown: Davido, Olamide, Wizkid, Niniola and artistes leaving it late in the year

By Kola Muhammed If any sign was needed that the music industry had moved on from the pandemic onslaught, the ...

Next Rated,September 29, 2020

Rema’s Twitter outburst again shines the spotlight on the ‘good and the ugly’ about the music industry

By Kola Muhammed In what appeared to be a fit of rage, Mavin act, Divine Ikubor, popularly known as Rema, ...

Next Rated,September 28, 2020

Netflix is celebrating Nigeria’s Independence with its ‘Naija to the World’ collection

On 1 October, Netflix will mark the 60th anniversary of Nigeria’s Independence Day by introducing the ‘Naija to the World’ ...

Extra,September 30, 2020

Credit Warehouse to support reorientation of Nigerians’ attitude to debt obligations

A new loan management platform has emerged within the fintech space in Nigeria. With their aim to demystify the challenges ...

Extra,September 30, 2020

FrieslandCampina WAMCO completes purchase of Nutricima’s dairy business, positions its business in Nigeria for growth

FrieslandCampina WAMCO has completed the purchase of Nutricima’s dairy business in Nigeria. In March FrieslandCampina and PZ Cussons signed an ...

Extra,September 29, 2020

Pride Magazine Nigeria interrogates the digital in COVID times

The latest edition of Pride Magazine Nigeria – Digital Speaks – recently presented at the 4th Pride Women Conference this ...

Extra,September 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

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

by Damilola Marcus Street harassment can be defined as all forms of unwanted comments, contact and actions forced on strangers ...

Counter Culture Blog,September 29, 2020

Holding fort for the girls and women who cannot speak for themselves | The YNaija Special Series on #RapeCulture

Violence against women and girls is pervasive and normal in Nigeria. Gendered ideas and norms are a  rite of passage ...

Counter Culture Blog,September 26, 2020

Damilola Odufuwa: ‘Women-only spaces are vital to surviving a patriarchal world’ | YNaija Special Series on #RapeCulture

“It is very lonely being a feminist. It is very lonely being the odd one that thinks differently about the ...

Counter Culture Blog,September 25, 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 ...

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

#TIFF2020: David Oyelowo’s ‘The Water Man’ is a modest charmer

After delivering indelible performances in films like Selma and A United Kingdom, British-Nigerian actor David Oyelowo appeals to the child ...

The Cutting Floor,September 22, 2020

#TIFF2020Review: ‘I am Greta’ is an intimate yet puzzling profile of courage

2019 was the year that sixteen-year-old Swedish teenage climate activist, Greta Thunberg became a global icon. From inspiring climate change ...

The Cutting Floor,September 21, 2020
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