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Minister seeks arrest of those who stole COVID-19 palliatives, Sanwo-Olu: Army responsible for Lekki shooting | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Minister seeks arrest of those who stole COVID-19 palliatives Minister of the federal capital territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello, has asked ...

Rankings,October 27, 2020

Detective Fashola, Twitter boys from Lagos, Detergent puns | 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 26, 2020

‘Turn back family members who bring home unaccounted goods’ — Buhari says, condemns looting | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

‘Turn back family members who bring home unaccounted goods’ — Buhari says, condemns looting President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians ...

Rankings,October 26, 2020

Chimamanda Adichie, Soyinka on the #EndSARS protests, The soundtrack to Nigeria’s reality– 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 25, 2020

Banky W’s latest single, ‘Talk and do’, highlights the need for more conscious music

Given how events in the past week have played out, with many Nigerians left exasperated, many musicians have continued to ...

Deep Dive,October 27, 2020

The AMA’s are here, and we are already predicting these artistes to take home the gold

The America Music Awards 2020 is in full swing as the nominees are unveiled. Among them are some of the ...

Deep Dive,October 26, 2020

Here’s all you need to know about Chimamanda Adichie’s new book; Zikora + excerpt

Nigerian literary icon, Chimamanda Adichie is set to release a new book after a 7-year hiatus. Chimamanda, whose last released ...

The Media Blog,October 26, 2020

FG through the NBC want to abridge history and the sanction is just a failed attempt | #EndSARS

Going by the press release put out by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Tuesday, October 20, 2020, basically cautioning Nigerian ...

The Media Blog,October 26, 2020

Banky W’s latest single, ‘Talk and do’, highlights the need for more conscious music

Given how events in the past week have played out, with many Nigerians left exasperated, many musicians have continued to ...

Deep Dive,October 27, 2020

More mistrust brews between Sanwo-Olu and Nigerian youth as judicial panel is asked to sign oath of secrecy

Earlier this month, young Nigerians took to the streets to protest police brutality. Unfortunately, this was overshadowed by Nigerians tired ...

Deep Dive,October 27, 2020

The monarchy system existed before colonialism but is it time for its end?

The many cultural units that make up Nigeria have traditional leadership systems that date back centuries. These structures were mostly ...

Deep Dive,October 27, 2020

There is no better time for social influencers to become political influencers than now | #EndSARS

The horrid drama performances as the assumed epilogue of the #EndSARS protests have been nothing short of astounding. From express ...

Deep Dive,October 27, 2020

Banky W’s latest single, ‘Talk and do’, highlights the need for more conscious music

Given how events in the past week have played out, with many Nigerians left exasperated, many musicians have continued to ...

Deep Dive,October 27, 2020

There is no better time for social influencers to become political influencers than now | #EndSARS

The horrid drama performances as the assumed epilogue of the #EndSARS protests have been nothing short of astounding. From express ...

Deep Dive,October 27, 2020

How Prophet Peruzzi saw the coming of Detective Fashola

Whether it is Detective Fashola, Nigerian Sherlock Holmes, Fashola Holmes or Agent Fash, the new reality is that one person ...

Next Rated,October 26, 2020

2baba and Blackface continue ugly spat but political comparison is totally unnecessary

Since the fallout of the defunct music group, Plantashun Boiz, made up of Faze, Blackface and 2baba (formerly 2face), spats ...

Next Rated,October 22, 2020

Future Africa founder, Iyin Aboyeji, talks about his entrepreneurial journey; features on Forbes Africa cover

Future Africa founder, Iyin Aboyeji is on the cover for Forbes Africa’s ‘The New Tycoons’ edition, as part of the ...

Extra,October 27, 2020

“Of the 22 patients I had, one was a little boy” | Filmmaker, Innocent Udeh recounts October 20, 2020 experience on #WithChude

On this week’s episode of #WithChude, renowned filmmaker, Innocent Chukwuma Udeh popularly known as ‘OneSoul’, shared his experience on the ...

Extra,October 27, 2020

“They have gotten the government where they wanted them to be” – Aisha Yesufu, #EndSARS Activist tells Chude Jideonwo on #WithChude

On this week’s episode of the #EndSARS special edition of #WithChude interviews, prominent #EndSARS activist, Aisha Yesufu, shared with show ...

Extra,October 27, 2020

A statement from the coalition of protests groups across Lagos and Nigeria

Following the nationwide address from President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday, October 22, 2020, we are more resolved to press not just ...

Extra,October 24, 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 ...

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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