Protecting lives should be the priority of everyone in power and this includes governors

By now, we ought to have seen the widely acclaimed Western Nigeria Security Network (Amotekun) getting about their duties, if of ...

Counter Culture Blog,January 17, 2020

Another win for Nnedi! Binti is coming to the small screen

Finally, I can be public about it! We are adapting Binti into a TV series at @hulu. I’m co-writing the ...

The Media Blog,January 17, 2020

Maybe Kano can learn a thing or two from Jigawa’s Hisbah board

Hisbah, the para-security organizations created to implement Shari’a law in many of the Northern Nigerian states has gotten a bad ...

Counter Culture Blog,January 17, 2020

Nigeria remains one of the most dangerous places to work for journalists

Yesterday, journalist Maxwell Nashan lost his life. Nashan worked with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) and was preparing ...

Counter Culture Blog,January 16, 2020

On the Biafran War, Nigerians migrating to Canada | Here are 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 and ...

Rankings,January 19, 2020

The YNaija top 10 influencers for January

Despite platforms like Twitter and Instagram ostensibly trying to malign influencer culture with new rules and policies last year, influencers ...

Rankings,January 17, 2020

5 Things that Should Matter Today: President Buhari pledges to sustain efforts to ending child marriage

President Buhari today vowed that his government will sustain on-going efforts to end child marriage and improve girl-child education in ...

Rankings,January 17, 2020

On dating your friend’s ex, The Peruzzi Drama | Here are the 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,January 16, 2020

On the Biafran War, Nigerians migrating to Canada | Here are 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 and ...

Rankings,January 19, 2020

The YNaija top 10 influencers for January

Despite platforms like Twitter and Instagram ostensibly trying to malign influencer culture with new rules and policies last year, influencers ...

Rankings,January 17, 2020

5 Things that Should Matter Today: President Buhari pledges to sustain efforts to ending child marriage

President Buhari today vowed that his government will sustain on-going efforts to end child marriage and improve girl-child education in ...

Rankings,January 17, 2020

On dating your friend’s ex, The Peruzzi Drama | Here are the 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,January 16, 2020

Chimamanda makes history in the Netherlands!

Renowned author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has started the year 2020 from where she left off in 2019 by receiving another ...

Extra,January 15, 2020

Mercy Johnson’s ‘ The Legend of Inikpi’ premieres this Sunday and here’s how you can style yourself for the red carpet

Mercy Johnson’s epic film ‘The Legend of Inikpi’ premieres this Sunday and fashion illustrator Victor Mendie decided to come up ...

Sponsored,January 15, 2020

Greater Lagos 2020: Sanwo-Olu lauds Airtel for supporting entertainment, tourism

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commended Airtel for throwing its weight behind the Greater Lagos 2020 programme, a ...

Sponsored,January 13, 2020

“We know what the streets are saying” | RED launches new direction with consulting and cultural intelligence focus

RED | For Africa, the company with the largest number of youth-focused media brands on the continent, has unveiled its ...

Extra,January 11, 2020
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Theatre Review: Fela’s Republic and the Kalakuta Queens casts a spell

Another December, another Bolanle Austen-Peters extravaganza. And how we have come to love them. And why shouldn’t we? When it ...

Editor's Pick,January 4, 2020

From Our Editors: Why Omoyele Sowore is the Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2019

(This editorial was written on 13 December after we made our Editor’s Choice decision for this recognition. We have left ...

Blogs,January 1, 2020

Omoyele Sowore is Y!/YNaija.com’s Person of the Year 2019

The editorial board of Y! (TV, Magazine & Online) is pleased to announce pro-democracy campaigner, rights activist and founder of ...

Blogs,January 1, 2020

See who won the popular vote for the Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2019 | Overall winner (Editor’s Pick) to be announced January 1st 2020

It has taken us the larger part of the month to collate all of your votes, but we finally have ...

Blogs,December 31, 2019

Chude Jideonwo’s list of the 150 most interesting people in the culture [2019]

It’s not enough to be famous. Not even to be (economically) successful. In fact, you don’t even need to be ...

Blogs,January 1, 2020

Chude Jideonwo: Why Naira Marley is the Culture Icon of the Year

Naira Marley can smell your fear. He can smell your desperate need to be liked and approved of. He can smell the ...

Blogs,December 30, 2019
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