Month: March 2018

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AzeezMarch 31, 2018

The Late 5: APC asks PDP to confess its sins, Malaye says APC may soon die, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. The Presidency on Saturday reacted to the call by former ...

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EditorMarch 31, 2018

#YNaijaWomensMonth: Tolu Adeleru knows a thing or two about demanding respect

As part of our International Women’s Month celebrations, we tracked down public speaker, activist and tv and radio personality Tolu ...

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tosin adesinaMarch 31, 2018

With one doctor to 6000 patients, Nigeria is officially experiencing a health crisis

On this blog, between September 2017 till date we’ve called the attention of the Federal government of Nigeria to the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 31, 2018

Beauty’s memoir ‘I don’t hide my scars’ cuts past the bullsh_t about sexual assault

It is real. Sexual abuse, when discovered, evokes extreme reactions, due in the most part to ignorance, fear, and guilt. ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 31, 2018

“Pacific Rim: Uprising” is John Boyega not taking himself too seriously. Plus banter

Pacific Rim: Uprising was never going to be better than Guillermo del Toro’s elegantly made version released in 2013. It’s ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 31, 2018

The Martin Luther King Award to President Buhari, the list of PDP ‘looters’ and other stories that drove conversation this week

These are the stories that drove conversation this week. Former Minister of Defense, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.), urged Nigerians to ...

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tosin adesinaMarch 31, 2018

At BudgIT symposium, speakers call on Federal government to invest in its people

Recently, Mr Bill Gates was in Nigeria where he made an appeal to the federal government to invest in its ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 30, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Toke Makinwa, Osi Suave, Abayomi Shogunle, 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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Kansi UdochukwuMarch 30, 2018

#YNaijaWomensMonth: A poem on life as a Gen Z woman

I am only seventeen years old and while I have been constrained by gender roles, I have not been as ...

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EditorMarch 30, 2018

Tiwa Savage featured on a song glorifying drugs, jeopardizing a great year

Tiwa Savage came out of the hatch swinging. She had that slew of fantastic singles pre-Mavin, then a slew of ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 30, 2018

This trailer for “Date Night” is the stuff psychological thrillers are made of

Okay. So I’m a little excited about the forthcoming Date Night, partly because it’s a piece of filmmaking that derails ...

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EditorMarch 30, 2018

Brymo wore a thong and threw your faves into a tizzy

There are many things you can say about singer Brymo, but one thing we can all agree on is that ...

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EditorMarch 30, 2018

Swaziland is planning its very first Pride and they need your help

There is so much importance behind Pride. Especially on a continent like Africa where imported conservative Western values have pushed ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 30, 2018

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje to Star in ABC Drama “The Fix”

Akinnuoye-Agbaje is set for a lead role alongside Robin Tunney and Adam Rayner in the ABC drama The Fix. Described ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 30, 2018

The Big 5: Court tells Jonathan’s cousin he has a case to answer, No British referee chosen for Russia 2018 World Cup and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday, hailed Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for developing ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 29, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Tolu Adeleru, Don Jazzy, Kayode Ogundamisi, 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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AzeezMarch 29, 2018

The Late 5: Tinubu asks Nigerians not to accept PDP’s apology, Pope says hell does not exist, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have killed six people ...

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SponsorMarch 29, 2018

The Power Oil/Splash FM Ibadan City Marathon and Friesland Campina Wamco take on Ibadan

It is now almost Mark,  Set, Run with the 10th edition of Splash FM’s Ibadan City Marathon Race shaping up to be ...

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EzinneMarch 29, 2018

The Thread: “Statewide fitness day” “There’s kpandamonium everywhere” | TwitterNG reacts to #PMBInLagos

Governor Ambode is fast losing the support of Lagosians- at least on Twitter. First, he increased taxes on Land Use ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 29, 2018

[In case you’re wondering] This is how much Ambode’s Lagos might lose as President Buhari visits

As reported earlier, President Muhammadu Buhari will be in Lagos on a two-day official visit starting today, Thursday, March 29 through Friday, March ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 29, 2018

Martin Luther King award scam: Yes, it is a scam and the Presidency should be ashamed

  In communicating the receipt of a leadership award from “the MLK family”, President Buhari’s media team (or whoever posted ...

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Kingsley MoghaluMarch 29, 2018

2019: Time to Build, Innovate and Grow (BIG)

The choice that faces Nigeria in the 2019 presidential election is one between progress and retrogression, between scary poverty and ...

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Bolu AkindeleMarch 29, 2018

[The Church Blog] With 50 million views, Sinach joins the big league on YouTube. Thanks to the Way Maker

There are achievements and there are groundbreaking, stereotype bursting, achievements. The latter is the case of multi-award-winning Nigerian Gospel musician, Osinachi Joseph, ...

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EditorMarch 29, 2018

Slaughter and May Africa Essay Prize: The Hypocrisy of Big Law

Editor’s Note: YNaija is committed to hosting important conversations from youth across Africa and the world. This is why when this ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 29, 2018

[The Film Blog] “New Money” is a modern update on the Cinderella Story

In New Money, we meet a handful of characters. But early on in the dramedy, director Tope Oshin brings Toun ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 29, 2018

[The Media Blog] “In Love and Ashes” is a documentary masquerading as a TV show

Northern Nigerian has its stories to tell on Boko Haram-afflicted terrorism. Still, though, news reportage on terrorist attacks can sometimes ...

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tosin adesinaMarch 29, 2018

Buhari is visiting Lagos and Ambode is ready to ruin the economy to impress him

Barring any change of plans, three things will happen today, March 29 2018. President Muhammadu Buhari will visit Lagos, there ...

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Bolu AkindeleMarch 29, 2018

[The Church Blog] Politicians should stop dragging God into their personal ambition and the many questions for Pastor Tunde Bakare

The 1st day of January every year always presents a once-in-a-year opportunity for some Nigerian Pastors to boost their public ...

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AzeezMarch 29, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: R Kelly accused of grooming 14-year-old as ‘sex pet’ | More stories

Media mogul, Linda Ikeji is engaged Popular blogger and media personality, Linda Ikeji is engaged. According to BroadwaY TV, the ...

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tosin adesinaMarch 29, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Nigeria, Unity Bank and a saboteur

Unity Bank has come a long way since it was first formed from 9 banks during the great restructuring of ...

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