Month: June 2011

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OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

A diva bows out: Christy Essien Igbokwe passes away at 51

  by Sola Fasasi According to recent reports, Nigeria’s ‘Lady of Songs’, Christy Essien-Igbokwe passed away today, at the age ...

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OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

Amplified! The Daily BBA Report (Day 59)

by Wilfred Okiche Housemates took advantage of the lack of electricity to get down and dirty. What happens in the ...

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OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

List of the Day: Shuffle

by Ore Fakorede In today’s list: Drake and JoJo make an unlikely couple, Beenie Man ogles the ladies, Brian McKnight ...

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OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

Two corps members die in robbery attack

by Emmanuel Chidiogo Two members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) were, on Wednesday, killed by armed robbers during ...

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OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

Bust-A-Myth: HIV/AIDS

by Ore Fakorede There are worse diseases and several that kill faster, but the notoriety that AIDS has managed to ...

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OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

Twitter Personality: @Moji_Uche – “I no well”

by Ifreke Inyang He tweets with the handle @Moji_Uche and depending on his mood, he could be humorous or point ...

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OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

Mr Newcomer meets Mr Capable: L-Tido ft. Banky W in ‘It Ain’t My Fault’

by Taiwo Damilola In 2010, South African music powerhouse Channel O crowned L-Tido as the most gifted new comer on ...

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OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

Body Water – A review of ‘The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives’

by Feyi Fawehinmi I only just got round to reading Lola Shoneyin’s novel; The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives ...

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OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

The Job Hub: Microfinance banking, FMCG, Oil & Gas and other vacancies!

by Sola Fasasi Searching for work? Whether you’re looking for your first job or a new one – even if ...

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OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

Goodbye kele kele, this one’s ‘Champion Love’! Tosin Martins ft. Tiwa Savage

by Taiwo Damilola Tosin Martins has been a household name ever since he dropped his single ‘Olo Mi’ back in ...

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OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

Apala goes Techno? 70’s hit single ‘Oroki Social Club’ gets a hot remix

by Taiwo Damilola To answer the question quickly – Yes it’s true! What eventually turned out to be known as ...

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OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

Twists, turns, laughs & lessons in Rooftop MCs ‘Eromplaini’ ft Cobhams

by Taiwo Damilola Nigeria’s high flying, Gospel Hip Hop super tag team, Rooftop MC’s make a comeback with their new ...

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OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

Embrace your femininity as Zebra presents the Mara Collection Look Book

by Yemi Olowu Zebra’s Mara Collection features very feminine pieces, bright prints, drapes, metallic hues, flowing dresses. The designs are ...

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OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

Big deal! Terry Tha Rapman signs with Dudu Toonz

by Taiwo Damilola Kaduna born, Terry Tha Rapman recently concluded paperwork with one of Nigeria’s leading multi-media companies, Dudu Toonz ...

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OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

The act of biro thievery

by Ify Okoli Biros do not have long lifespan like human beings. They live for, say, one or two weeks ...

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OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

Dated: Islamic banks, gay marriages and more from last week’s high points

by Ifreke Inyang 20, June 2011 Tragedy struck in Enugu and Oyo states as 46 persons died in separate auto ...

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OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

Soundbites: Some unforgettable quotes from last week!

by Ifreke Inyang “I have officially terminated my contract with BadBeat Records. Firstly, I wanna advice any upcoming artist to ...

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OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

The YNaija Weekly Review (20 – 25 June, 2011)

  by Ifreke Inyang What did you miss last week? MONDAY Syrian President Bashar al-Assad addressed the nation for the ...

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OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

Picture of the Week: A game of hide and seek?

by Ifreke Inyang Many sports involve the physical presence of athletes or players, and football is not an exception. However ...

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OluwapelumiJune 30, 2011

The end of Fabregate?

  by Ifreke Inyang This might just be the summer – the off-season when Arsenal’s midfield conductor, Cesc Fabregas returns ...

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OluwapelumiJune 29, 2011

Ucee Black is ‘The Booty Man’ in new single ft. Spydaman

  by Taiwo Damilola Ucee Black is a Nigerian based upcoming R&B/Pop singer and song writer presently working on his ...

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OluwapelumiJune 29, 2011

Amplified! The Daily BBA Report (Day 58)

by Wilfred Okiche Big Brother does indeed breed strange bed fellows. On their first night back together, Miss P slept ...

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OluwapelumiJune 29, 2011

Out with the old and in with the sexy new! Presenting YNaija 2.0

by Sola Fasasi The high priest of Nigerian youth culture has just released YNaija 2.0 – an all-new website! Armed ...

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OluwapelumiJune 29, 2011

Consider yourself warned – Chiddy Bang’s new single, ‘Mind Your Manners’

  by Taiwo Damilola Some may not know that despite all the hype surrounding Philly based duo Chiddy Bang, they’re ...

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OluwapelumiJune 29, 2011

Twitter Round-up

Ifreke Inyang [@ifreke] [20th June – 25th June, 2011]   MONDAY: “A new week!!!! New possibilities, new frontiers to conquer, ...

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OluwapelumiJune 29, 2011

Rock Alex Folzi’s Afro-inspired tees all summer!

by Yemi Olowu Five amazing tees inspired by African prints…Need I say more? Alex Folzi has teamed up with Canada ...

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OluwapelumiJune 29, 2011

Twitter Personality Campaign: Wale Gafar – “I can’t shout!”

by Ifreke Inyang [@ifreke] Wale Gafar has been in the top three consistently on May’s poll. But his eyes are ...

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OluwapelumiJune 29, 2011

Survivor, Independent Woman or Bitch?

by The Toolsman SURVIVOR. INDEPENDENT WOMAN. Those who don’t understand her (perhaps), prefer the term BITCH. Whichever you chose, the ...

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OluwapelumiJune 29, 2011

You sexy things! The men hit the runway at the Model of Africa Competition

by Yemi Olowu Which of the contestants had what it takes to represent Nigeria at the Mr International Competition in ...

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OluwapelumiJune 28, 2011

Amplified! The Daily BBA Report (Day 57)

by Wilfred Okiche The MFS crew (Millicent-Felicia-Sharon O) was disbanded as Felicia was evicted and Milicent was shuffled off to ...

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