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  • The Other Friends Podcast: Meet TJ Benson
    TJ Benson is a speculative fiction writer living in Abuja. His debut short story collection, 'We Won't Fade Into Darkness' was published by Paressia Books and he is publishing his sophomore novel, the Mad House under Masobe Books. He is a teacher of fiction and a runner up for the 2017 Short Story Day Africa […]

Cardi B’s Livespot performance is proof there is no place for ‘World Tours’ that don’t include Nigeria

Last week, Belcalis Alamanzar, known to you as Cardi B, visited Nigeria for the first time. She was brought here ...

The Media Blog,December 10, 2019

We can blame the government for many things, but rail line vandalism isn’t one of them

For the average Nigerian, trains still aren’t a viable alternative transportation options. Our rail lines are still terrible, and the ...

Counter Culture Blog,December 10, 2019

Livespot Nation is gunning for top spot in Nigerian entertainment

The Grammy-award winning rapper Cardi B has arrived in Nigeria for her Livespot X Festival happening on Saturday 7, December ...

The Media Blog,December 7, 2019

Google is bringing shopping ads to websites, what does this mean for new media?

In a bid to contribute actively to Nigeria’s rapidly growing commercial ecosystem, Google has just launched Shopping ads on Google ...

The Media Blog,December 7, 2019

Here are the funny tweets we saw from Nigerians on the internet today

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Rankings,December 10, 2019

The breakout Nigerian artistes of 2019

Arguably, and for the Nigerian music landscape, Beyonce’s Lion King album featuring Afrobeats heavyweights was an exciting peak of 2019. ...

Rankings,December 10, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Buhari appoints Nami to replace Fowler as FIRS chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday named a tax consultant, Mr Muhammad Nami, as the new chairman of the Federal Inland ...

Rankings,December 10, 2019

Here are the funny tweets we saw from Nigerians on the internet today

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Rankings,December 9, 2019

Here are the funny tweets we saw from Nigerians on the internet today

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Rankings,December 10, 2019

The breakout Nigerian artistes of 2019

Arguably, and for the Nigerian music landscape, Beyonce’s Lion King album featuring Afrobeats heavyweights was an exciting peak of 2019. ...

Rankings,December 10, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Buhari appoints Nami to replace Fowler as FIRS chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday named a tax consultant, Mr Muhammad Nami, as the new chairman of the Federal Inland ...

Rankings,December 10, 2019

Here are the funny tweets we saw from Nigerians on the internet today

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Rankings,December 9, 2019

TEDxYabaWomen is closing the year with bold and brilliant ideas from iconic Nigerian women

On Saturday, 14th December, TEDxYaba is holding its annual Women’s event to lead provoking conversations in line with the Global ...

Sponsored,December 10, 2019

‘Nigeria is not just your heritage, it is your legacy.’| Top talking points from @DebolaLagos’ #ThursdayTalksLagos chat

It is believed that ‘1 in every 3 Nigerians want to leave the country for foreign shores.’ To examine creative ...

Extra,December 10, 2019

Huawei releases the HUAWEI Y9s: Get more enjoyment from mobile photography with A 48MP AI triple camera

Today, Huawei officially launches the HUAWEI Y9s, a new entry-level smartphone for the second half of 2019. To meet consumers’ ...

Sponsored,December 9, 2019

Burna Boy to headline 2019 edition of “The Unofficial Christmas Party” themed ‘Future Perfect’

The biggest corporate-social event of the year, “The Unofficial Christmas Party” is set to hold on Thursday, 12th of December, ...

Sponsored,December 9, 2019
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The quiet, devastating power of Akin Omotoso’s The Ghost and the House of Truth

On a quiet evening in Lagos, a girl walks home alone. The neighborhood is safe enough, the people are familiar. ...

Specials,December 8, 2019

YNaija Editorial: Muhammadu Buhari is playing with fire 

The details don’t matter. Whatever you heard, from a blog, a WhatsApp group, from your neighbor downstairs, who saw snatches ...

Specials,December 7, 2019

With Ramsey Nouah’s “Living in Bondage: Breaking Free”, Nollywood comes full circle. Or does it?

The original Living in Bondage released in 1992, directed by Chris Obi Rapu is considered a Nollywood classic. Not because ...

Specials,December 7, 2019

Sowore, Tony Rapu, Busola Dakolo, Corper Stephen Teru, others make Y!/YNaija.com shortlist for Person of the Year. Voting starts now!

In its ninth year, The editorial board of  Y!/YNaija.com announces a shortlist for its 2019 Person of the Year, following ...

Editor's Pick,December 3, 2019
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