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Between Omotee and Risi, George Floyd vs Lekki Shootings | 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 28, 2020

#EndSARS protest is ‘war’ fought with aid of social media – Lai Mohammed, Buhari reappoints INEC chairman | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Minister of information, Lai Mohammed, has described the #EndSARS protest as a “war” fought with the aid of social media. ...

Rankings,October 28, 2020

Why you should date short girls, Crackerhead in photos | 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 27, 2020

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

Erica makes a case for hottest new actress with her short film, #MercyMercyMovie

It’s been barely 48 hours since Big Brother Naija’s lockdown season contestant Erica Nlewedim announced the launch of her YouTube ...

Deep Dive,October 28, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Ronaldo vs Messi showdown not happening, owing to a small misunderstanding

Remember how excited the football world was to discover that both Lionel Messi’s team Barcelona, and Cristiano Ronaldo’s team, Juventus, ...

Deep Dive,October 28, 2020

Why a youth-only political party might not be the best idea

by Adewale Alabi During the #EndSARS protests, there was a lot of exemplary coordination and strategizing that the youths involved ...

Counter Culture Blog,October 27, 2020

Tribute to Tope Alabi at 50: How the gospel music industry never recovered from ‘Ore ti o common’

Nigerian Gospel musician and icon, Tope Alabi, is unarguably one of the greatest to grace the Nigeria gospel music scene ...

Church Culture,October 27, 2020

Can the ₦30,000 Survival Fund actually help artisans survive?

One characteristic of successive Nigerian governments is supposed poverty alleviation schemes. Some examples are Maryam Babangida’s ‘Better Life for Rural ...

Deep Dive,October 28, 2020

Lai Mohammed’s suggested ‘undemocratic methods’ are becoming worrisome

One of the most recent popular statements made by Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed is that social ...

Deep Dive,October 28, 2020

Erica makes a case for hottest new actress with her short film, #MercyMercyMovie

It’s been barely 48 hours since Big Brother Naija’s lockdown season contestant Erica Nlewedim announced the launch of her YouTube ...

Deep Dive,October 28, 2020

Okonjo-Iweala emerges Director-General at the World Trade Organisation

Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has emerged the new Director-General of the World Trade Organisation after a victorious contest ...

Deep Dive,October 28, 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

“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

“Their conscience should be seared by now” | Activist, Maureen Kabrik on the government’s approach to the #EndSARS protests

On yet another episode in the special edition series of #WithChude, long-term activist, Maureen Kabrik, revealed the nature of the ...

Extra,October 28, 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

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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