Month: May 2017

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EzinneMay 31, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Donald Trump, Melania Trump, Kathy Griffin, CNN and others

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

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Rachel OgbuMay 31, 2017

Dumi Oburota is “Disturbing London” with his growing profile in the urban music industry

by Rachel Ogbu// Dumi Oburota is the Nigerian-British entrepreneur credited for engineering Patrick Okogwu aka Tinie Tempah’s rise to stardom. He is ...

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Rachel OgbuMay 31, 2017

Sarah Owusu is a self-taught contemporary Ghanaian artist based in the UK

by Rachel Ogbu// Sarah Owusu has been named one of the artists to watch in 2017. The self-taught contemporary Ghanaian ...

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Rachel OgbuMay 31, 2017

Ade Hassan promotes Nude Shoe Line and Lingerie brand in the UK

by Rachel Ogbu// Ade Hassan has announced the launch of her new footwear label, designed exclusively for women of colour following the ...

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Rachel OgbuMay 31, 2017

Meet Timothy Armoo, the Millennial changing digital marketing

by Rachel Ogbu Timothy Armoo, 22, is currently running his third company, it’s called Fanbytes, which he cofounded with his friends, Ambrose ...

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ToluMay 31, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Na wa! Senator Dino Melaye is binge-posting on Instagram tonight

What is oga Melaye celebrating? The trial that awaits him if the fresh bribery allegations against him are true or ...

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Rachel OgbuMay 31, 2017

Mayowa Nicholas is the new face of H&M Summer 2017 fashion campaign

by Rachel Ogbu// Nigerian model Mayowa Nicholas, 18, is the new face of H&M Summer 2017 fashion campaign. She’s just come ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 31, 2017

“Kathy Griffin’s bloody massacre is utterly deplorable, and I dig it” | 7 things we learned from Ezinne Ukoha’s cutting write up

American Stand-up comedian, writer, producer, actress, and television host, Kathy Griffin pushed the envelope with a photo shoot showing her ...

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ToluMay 31, 2017

Kendall Jenner officially joins the Adidas family as an ambassador

Kendall Jenner is officially an ambassador for sportswear brand, Adidas. The 21-year-old made the announcement via her I… ToluYour pop ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2017

Political debate bill would be counter-productive – INEC

INEC and other stakeholders have advised against the Nigerian Political Party Debate Commission. The stakeholders argued that the bill will ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2017

2017 budget signing reportedly postponed

Contrary to earlier reports that the 2017 budget will be signed by 9 am on Thursday, the Special Assistant to the ...

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RoqeebahMay 31, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 31st of May

Follow these links to read these stories and analyses on YNaija: Governor Ambode is inciting a new culture of impunity ...

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Oluwatosin AdeshokanMay 31, 2017

Album Review: Skales’ The Never Say Never Guy album is an easily forgettable body of work

Raoul John Njeng-Njeng also known as Skales released a sophomore album with twenty tracks, a bit too much if you ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations. 1. 3 policemen reportedly burnt alive by angry naval officers in Calabar ...

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EditorMay 31, 2017

Chaplain’s sack: Ambode needs to learn a lesson in humility from Adams Oshiomhole

by Samuel Okike In 2013, former Edo governor, Adams Oshiomhole, was caught on camera telling a widow who was trading ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2017

Donald Trump ‘may be out of luck’ | Polls show more voters calling for his impeachment

An increased percentage of voters have asked the US Congress to start the impeachment process of Donald Trump. Forty-three percent ...

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EditorMay 31, 2017

Why Lagos CAN statement on chaplain’s sack doesn’t make sense

by Samuel Okike The news of the sack of Venerable Femi Taiwo, the presiding Chaplain of the Chapel of Christ ...

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RoqeebahMay 31, 2017

Melania Trump questions Kathy Griffin’s mental health over gory Trump photo

Melania Trump has come to her husband’s defence over the gory photo released by comic, Kathy Griffin yesterday. Fox News ...

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ToluMay 31, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: 5 things to know about the House of Reps member who was kidnapped

Anything to help find him, right? Well, here’s not really the place to look because this is all we know ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2017

There is no cause for alarm – Lai Mohammed speaks on Buhari’s health

The Federal Government on Wednesday assured that President Muhammadu Buhari is being treated by competent hands in London.  The President ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2017

Police arrest suspects of Epe kidnap

The Police have arrested three suspects involved in the kidnapping of six pupils from the Igbonla Model College, Epe, Lagos. ...

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EditorMay 31, 2017

Ambode’s media and PR team is a disaster

by Samuel Okike Lagos governor Akinwunmi Ambode is quite skilled at keeping his mouth shut whenever there’s a controversy surrounding ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 31, 2017

Opinion: All the unforgivable ways Governor Ortom has failed Benue state

by Ariyo-Dare Atoye There is a distinct lack of leadership right across all levels of the Nigerian society. There is ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2017

Biafra: I am optimistic – Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, said on Wednesday, that the realisation of a Biafra republic ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2017

Stop behaving like tenants in your country – Donald Duke urges Nigerian youth

A former governor of Cross River, Donald Duke, has urged Nigerian youth to play a pivotal role in leadership and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2017

Why I didn’t contest against Buhari – Saraki

Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said that he didn’t contest in the 2014 presidential primary of the APC, which produced ...

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EditorMay 31, 2017

Adebayo Shittu, Marek Zymslowski, Yomi Fabiyi, David Dada, others to speak at NIBC2017

NIBC is a gathering of young Nigerians together with heavyweights internet experts, creating new course for development of a better ...

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RoqeebahMay 31, 2017

[The Alausa Blog] Can Lagos stop the menace of men who grope women in markets?

Have you ever walked through a Lagos market? What’s one of the experiences you associate with walking through a Lagos ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 31, 2017

The Media Blog: The MacArthur foundation handed over $5m to Premium Times, The Cable and Sahara Reporters – and it warms our hearts

The fund is essentially for investigative journalism and building the capacity for media platforms to hold governments accountable across board. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2017

House of Reps member kidnapped

A member of the House of Representatives, Garba Durbunde, (Sumaila/Takai federal constituency, Kano) has been reportedly kidnapped. Durbunde was reportedly kidnapped ...

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