Month: January 2019

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Bernard DayoJanuary 31, 2019

BREAKING: INEC releases final lists of guber candidates and state house of assembly

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has on Thursday evening released the final list of candidates for the governorship elections ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 31, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 31st of January

Follow the link to read the stories on YNaija:     The Late 5: I will not be voting for ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 31, 2019

Today’s Noisemakers: Mr Eazi, Dr. Joe Abah, Cindy, 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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Bernard DayoJanuary 31, 2019

The Late 5: I will not be voting for either Buhari or Atiku – Wole Soyinka; CCT to resume Onnoghen’s trial on February 4 | Other top stories

Here are the top stories that drove conversation today: FRSC deploys 20,000 personnel for February elections The Federal Road Safety ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 31, 2019

Olumide Oworu will make you believe in the power of your PVC in political short film ‘Choices’

Artistry Media, the collective of Baridakara Nwilene (producer), Alfa Faruk Umar (writer), and Joshua Tosto (director) and announced as winner ...

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EditorJanuary 31, 2019

Ghana’s New Tribe: The Future Awards Africa unveils 50 outstanding young Ghanaians

Africa’s biggest youth awards, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has unveiled the coveted list of young Ghanaians with outstanding achievements ...

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Wilfred OkicheJanuary 31, 2019

#IFFR2019Review: Nadine Labaki’s Capernaum is a triumph

Editor’s Note:  Our in-house critic, Wilfred Okiche, was invited to the International Film Festival Rotterdam and is sending dispatches from ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 31, 2019

Here’s why iLLBliss won’t be starring in a movie soon since making his debut in ‘King of Boys’

Undoubtedly, Kemi Adetiba’s King of Boys was a smash and it has its talented cast to thank for that. Importantly, ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 31, 2019

The Big 5: I will concede if I lose in free, fair elections – Atiku; Buhari’s suspension of Onnoghen fair, balanced – Tinubu | Other top stories

Here are the top stories you should be monitoring today: I will concede if I lose free, fair elections – ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 30, 2019

Today’s Noisemakers: Omoge Dami, Ozzy Etomi, and reactions to Atiku in Lagos again

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

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 30, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 30th of January

Follow the link to read the story on YNaija:   Appeal Court dismisses suit by Justice Onnoghen seeking to halt ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 30, 2019

The Late 5: Nigerian ‘police officers’ caught on video killing unarmed civilian; Declare your assets publicly, Afenifere tells Buhari | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: I don’t give a damn if APC loses in Zamfara – Senator ...

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SponsorJanuary 30, 2019

The Feast: Once upon a time on Sundays at Roma

Roma Lagos, the first ever Roman-inspired luxury restaurant/lounge in Lagos, located at 31A Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase I, is set ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 30, 2019

Appeal Court dismisses suit by Justice Onnoghen seeking to halt his trial at the CCT

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has dismissed the suit filed by the suspended ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 30, 2019

Bobrisky dragging a homophobe on Instagram over the attack on Jussie Smollett is pure energy

Multiple reports on Tuesday confirmed the brutal racist, homophobic assault on Empire star Jussie Smollett in Chicago, perpetuated by two ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 30, 2019

The Big 5: Police name eight new DIGs, retire one; I have fulfilled 2015 campaign promises – Buhari | Other top stories

Here are the top stories you should be monitoring today: I have fulfilled 2015 campaign promises – Buhari President Buhari ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 29, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 29th of January

Follow the links to read the stories on YNaija:     The Big 5: 30 states ready to pay N30,000 ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 29, 2019

The Late 5: Biafra referendum will hold same day as election – IPOB; Dogara announces defection from APC to PDP | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Biafra referendum will hold same day as election – IPOB The Indigenous ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 29, 2019

NJC Emergency meeting: Council issues 7-day ultimatum to Onnoghen, Acting CJN to respond to petitions

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has issued Justice Walter Onnoghen and the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Mohammed, a ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 29, 2019

‘MTV Shuga: Down South’ is back for a new season with a gqom-inspired teaser that will make you dance

MTV Shuga: Down South, which premiered on March 17, 2017 and shot in South Africa, was one of the darkest seasons ...

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SponsorJanuary 29, 2019

Here’s all you should know about the #AmuwoDecides 2019 political debate

The 2nd edition of #AmuwoDecides is here again as Festaconline, a hyperlocal media brand (Festaconline.com.ng) with support from various organisations ...

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SponsorJanuary 29, 2019

Nigerian Fintech startup, I-invest, generates approximately 2 Billion Naira in 6 Months

Africa’s first treasury bills investment app, I-invest, has generated about 2 Billion Naira worth of investments from its active users ...

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EditorJanuary 29, 2019

“Our mandate hasn’t changed, neither has our dream” – Omowale David-Ashiru lets us in on Andela’s Series D funding

Editor’s Note: In 2018, YNaija was granted the rare opportunity to profile Andela Nigeria, the Nigerian arm of a global ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 29, 2019

Here’s a glimpse of Jim Iyke and Ken Erics on the set of upcoming epic movie ‘Loving A Mortal’

Jim Iyke and Ken Erics are both star in an upcoming epic movie titled Loving A Mortal. Directed by Ken ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 29, 2019

The Big 5: 30 states ready to pay N30,000 minimum wage – NLC; Lagos lawmakers move to impeach Gov Akinwunmi Ambode | Other top stories

Here are the top stories you should be monitoring today: Lagos lawmakers move to impeach Gov Akinwunmi Ambode The Lagos ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 28, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 28th of January

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqTemidayo Taiwo-Sidiq is a Journalist, Political Analyst and Satirist with major interest in Nigerian Politics, Governance and Sports. www.theariyoblog.wordpress.com

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Bernard DayoJanuary 28, 2019

Today’s Noisemakers: Imoh Umoren, Bruce Bateman, Abike, 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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Bernard DayoJanuary 28, 2019

The Late 5: More corrupt politicians will go to jail – Osinbajo; FG never approved N30,000 as minimum wage – Ngige | Other top stories

Here are the top stories that drove conversation today: Police seal off CJN Onnoghen’s office, eject administrative staff The police ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 28, 2019

Code of Conduct Tribunal adjourns trial of CJN Onnoghen indefinitely

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has indefinitely adjourned proceedings on the charges of fraudulent asset declaration brought by the ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 28, 2019

BREAKING: Fayemi wins Olusola Eleka at Ekiti Governorship Tribunal

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has struck out the case of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate in the ...

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