Month: December 2016

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AzeezDecember 31, 2016

The Thread: Here’s how we will roll in 2017

Everyone is excited about 2017 which will begin in the next few hours. @Eromoegbejule narrates how he will be cruising ...

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Media BloggerDecember 31, 2016

The Film Blog: The Wedding Party just broke the biggest record of them all

Highest grossing film in Nigerian cinema history. Bar none. No qualifiers. No caveats. 200 million naira. Easily surpassing previous record ...

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AzeezDecember 31, 2016

The Thread: Lessons from 2016

2016 will be coming to an end in a few hours and it feels so good. It’s common to see ...

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ToluDecember 31, 2016

Fact Check: Dear Godwin Emefiele, Nigeria doesn’t spend N1trillion on rice and wheat imports annually

by Ezinne Ajoku It was reported that Godwin Emefiele, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, speaking last Thursday ...

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ToluDecember 31, 2016

Eye on Ambode: Lagos state to transform Badagry in the next 18 months, more

Here’s a recap of the activities of Lagos state’s Governor Akinwunmi Ambode this past week. On Wednesday, Governor Ambode was ...

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RoqeebahDecember 31, 2016

[The Presidential Blog] Maybe the President should actually be listening to Guru Maharaji

Satguru Maharaji ji, the founder of One Love Family sect, has called on President Buhari at a news conference in ...

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ToluDecember 31, 2016

The YNaija cover this evening – the 31st of December

Read the full stories and analyses here now. ToluYour pop culture/entertainment go-to. Music head. Wallflower. I do not like to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 31, 2016

The Thread: This cool story by @JoeAbah exemplifies the Nigerian situation

You’ve heard this often through 2016: Nigeria is not working; Nigeria needs to be restructured. For the secessionists though, it’s ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 31, 2016

Nigerian celebs should stop begging for money – Bisi Alimi

Gay right activist, Bisi Alimi has called on Nigerian celebrities to drop the habit of begging for money whenever they ...

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ToluDecember 31, 2016

Opinion: 2017 goals | This is how the Nigerian music industry should evolve

by Adeoye Gboyega     So daiz how I now henter this their twitter of a tin. There was fuss ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 31, 2016

Dogara collected $600,000 from Ibori – Jibrin

Suspended House of Representatives member, Abdulmumin Jbrin has called on speaker Yakubu Dogara to return the $600,000 he allegedly collected ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 31, 2016

7 things we learnt from Buhari’s New Year speech

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday released his New Year message to Nigerians. The president called on Nigerians to embrace unity ...

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ToluDecember 31, 2016

Ololade Ajekigbe: My top 5 lessons of 2016

  by Ololade Ajekigbe   Since last year I started to document and do a post on the lessons I ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 31, 2016

Ezinne Ajoku: The Customer Service fail [NEW VOICES]

2016 will be remembered for many things, and one of those things it will definitely be remembered for, thanks to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 31, 2016

President Buhari preaches unity in New Year message (READ)

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for unity aong all Nigerians. Buhari stated this on Saturday in a statement to mark ...

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ToluDecember 31, 2016

‘The biggest problem with 2016 AFRIFF was funding’ | Founder, Chioma Ude speaks on the success of the Festival

The 2016 Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) held about a month ago but it hasn’t stopped generating buzz. The YNaija ...

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ToluDecember 31, 2016

Where are they now? A look into the lives of former Big Brother Nigeria housemates

Flashback to 2006 when the very first edition of popular reality TV show, Big Brother, staged its Nigerian version. The ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 31, 2016

#YNaija2016Review: Sack Dalung, Bring back Chibok girls + 5 other things Buhari can do to impress us next year

2016 has not been a great year for Nigeria. The only thing we’ve have had to cheer about is the ...

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ToluDecember 31, 2016

35 Russian diplomats, 1240 Boko Haram suspects | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

1,240 – The number of suspected Boko Haram terrorists arrested by the Nigerian Army in a mop-up operation carried out ...

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ToluDecember 31, 2016

Funmi Iyanda’s Change-A-Life Annual TV Show hosts 2017 special edition [DETAILS]

In line with the focus of the Change-A-Life Foundation, Ms. Funmi Iyanda has for the last few years hosted an ...

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ToluDecember 31, 2016

#YNaija2016Review: #TheOtherRoom, …merchants of dildo, fantastically corrupt… See the 10 WORST quotes of 2016

Somebody gag them, they need to shut it. Honestly… 10. “Don’t ask me about the house of rep ordering Peugeot ...

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Mazi EmekaDecember 31, 2016

Union Bank unveils newly upgraded branches in Enugu

With a consistent effort to provide quality and effective banking services to customer across Nigeria, Union Bank has unveiled 2 ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 31, 2016

Magu has not been sacked – Presidency

The presidency has dismissed rumours that acting chairman of the Economics and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has been ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 31, 2016

Yemi Alade invited to 2017 Grammys

Nigerian musician Yemi Alade has been invited by organisers of the Grammy Awards to attend its 59th edition. The Johnny singer who ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 31, 2016

SEE Abubakar Shekau’s captured Boko Haram flag (PHOTO)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received the personal flag of Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau. In a picture shared on ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 31, 2016

UFC 207: Ronda Rousey knocked out in 48 secs by Amanda Nunes (WATCH)

Ronda Rousey’s return to the ring lasted less than a minute, as she was knocked out by Amanda Nunes. The ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 31, 2016

‘I wish I could change every bad situation’ | TripleMG boss, Ubi Franklin writes letter to his son

Boss of TripleMG, Ubi Franklin says he wishes he could change every bad situation. Franklin stated this on Saturday in ...

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ToluDecember 31, 2016

LONG READ: How The Wedding Party became the biggest critical and commercial Nollywood success story

by Wilfred Okiche On Boxing Day, Hafiz, 32, felt like a visit to the movies with his fiancé. They headed ...

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Isime EseneDecember 31, 2016

Editorial: Why The Paralympic Team – the champions among winners – is the Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2016

by our Editors 2016 has been a dismal year for sports and its administration. The beret-wearing sports minister is a ...

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Media BloggerDecember 31, 2016

The Media Blog: Mania Magazine returns

We probably shouldn’t call it a return, seeing as they never officially “left” or went anywhere to begin with. But ...

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