Month: April 2019

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Bernard DayoApril 30, 2019

Today’s Noisemakers: Yomi Shogunle, Pamela Adie, Adanna Akunne and reactions on #AbujaRaidOnWomen

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 DayoApril 30, 2019

The Late 5: FG secures release of Zainab Aliyu from Saudi detention; Boko Haram raids Adamawa village, kills 26, injures many | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: FG secures release of Zainab Aliyu from Saudi detention Personal Assistant to ...

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SponsorApril 30, 2019

Celebrity Designers create Urban Street Wear for King’s Stitch [WATCH]

Adjust your crowns because its take over time. Budweiser’s King Stitch is in full swing with award winning designers ready ...

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Bernard DayoApril 30, 2019

Winning! Nigerian international MBA student Abiola Orimolade breaks university record in the U.S.

Abiola Orimolade, who is a graduate of the Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife made a life changing decision in 2017 ...

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Bernard DayoApril 30, 2019

#SayHerNameNigeria is the hashtag creating awareness on the arrest and alleged sexual assault of women by the police in Abuja

Over the weekend, the police in Abuja in the capacity of the Joint Task Force raided nightclubs and arrested over ...

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Bernard DayoApril 30, 2019

Has power supply improved in Nigeria? Babatunde Fashola says well-meaning Nigerians can testify

Every day, I’m increasingly convinced that Nigerian politicians live in an echo chamber that prevents them from being in tune ...

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SponsorApril 30, 2019

First photos: Dr. Aisha Mahmood, Prof. Ken Amaeshi, Puleng Ndjwili-Potele, others address participants at Access Bank’s Sustainability Summit

Nigeria’s sustainability champion, Access Bank Plc., kicked off its 2-day Sustainability Summit themed ‘Financing Sustainable Development’ yesterday at its headquarters ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 30, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 30th of April

Follow the links to read the stories on YNaija: The Late 5: Nigeria’s population now 201m – UNFPA; Dickson rejects ...

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Bernard DayoApril 30, 2019

The Big 5: INEC replacing servers to conceal rigging – PDP alleges; Nigeria’s life expectancy in 2019 third lowest in the world – UN | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Nigeria’s life expectancy in 2019 third lowest in the world ...

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Bernard DayoApril 29, 2019

Today’s Noisemakers: Daddy Freeze, Bizzle Osikoya, Mr Aye Dee, Tolu Saba, 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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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 29, 2019

The YNaija Cover – Weekend Roundup

Follow the links to read the stories on YNaija:     The police raided Abuja nightclubs and arrested over 70 ...

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Bernard DayoApril 29, 2019

The Late 5: Nigeria’s population now 201m – UNFPA; Dickson rejects life pension bill for lawmakers | Other stories

Here are the  stories that drove conversation: Nigeria’s population staggeringly hits 201m in new UNFPA report According to a report ...

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Bernard DayoApril 29, 2019

Diana Evans and Oyinkan Braithwaite are the only Nigerian authors whose books have been shortlisted for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction

This year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist was announced Sunday evening, and out of six books My Sister, the Serial ...

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Bernard DayoApril 29, 2019

Seun Kuti says Africans didn’t know about subjugating women until colonisation came and wow, this incredible ignorance

When it comes to personal politics, I have never held Nigerian celebrities to any standard. They are, after all, humans. ...

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Bernard DayoApril 29, 2019

The police raided Abuja nightclubs and arrested over 70 women, sexually assaulted them and we are furious

Even though we are deeply numb from the varying attacks, assaults, and human rights violations perpetrated by the Nigerian Police, ...

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EditorApril 29, 2019

Layo Bright and Ajibola are spotlighting labour rights with ‘Maid In Nigeria’

We are all too familiar with domestic labour in Nigeria; the women, men, and sometimes young girls and boys that ...

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Bernard DayoApril 29, 2019

The Big 5: Fire ravages 140 shelters in Borno IDPs camp; Bayelsa fixes July 27 for LG elections | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Fire ravages 140 shelters in Borno IDPs camp The National Emergency ...

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EditorApril 28, 2019

The consistent forthrightness of Obiageli Ezekwesili

Obiageli Ezekwesili is a star. A huge one. In terms of quality of political leadership, by accident or design- or ...

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Bernard DayoApril 28, 2019

Chico Ejiro is back with ‘Night Bus to Lagos,’ another Nollywood comedy because why not

I used to think that the pioneers of old Nollywood would become obsolete, and this is due to the wild ...

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Bernard DayoApril 28, 2019

The trailer for ‘Bobrisky in Love’ is so bad it’s deliciously good

Finally, we have a trailer for Bobrisky in Love, the Ken Steve Anuka film that seemingly puts Bobrisky in a ...

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Bernard DayoApril 28, 2019

Entertainment roundup: Idris Elba weds Sabrina Dhowre in beautiful Moroccan wedding; ‘Avengers: Endgame’ breaks global box office record | Other stories

Here are the biggest stories you may have missed in entertainment during the week and others that unraveled while you ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 27, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 27th of April

Follow the links to read the stories on YNaija:   The Bayelsa Assembly approving monthly life pensions for lawmakers has ...

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Chude JideonwoApril 27, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Pay attention to yourself

Stop looking for signs of your own progress in other people’s eyes or actions. You know where you are coming ...

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Bernard DayoApril 27, 2019

Ngige says doctors are free to leave the country, Bayelsa Assembly members approve monthly life pension for lawmakers and other stories that made the headlines this week

Here are the stories that drove conversation this week: Bayelsa Assembly members approve monthly life pension for lawmakers The Bayelsa ...

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Bernard DayoApril 26, 2019

Today’s Noisemakers: Editi Effiong, Stephanie Odili, Dr Joe Abah, 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 DayoApril 26, 2019

The Late 5: Three killed as Kaduna imposes curfew; Buhari donates $500,000, 350 electoral kits to Guinea-Bissau for election | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Three killed as Kaduna imposes curfew The Kaduna state government has imposed ...

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SponsorApril 26, 2019

#DRIF19: Delegates call for renewed action to protect Africa’s Digital Space

Delegates at the Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum have expressed concern at the spate of violation of human rights online ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 26, 2019

4th Republic star, Kate Henshaw and Ferdy Adimefe share thrilling political experience with thought leaders at Thursday Talks Lagos

It was an insightful moment at the April edition of Thursday Talks, the monthly conversation with thought leaders, change agents ...

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SponsorApril 26, 2019

The Xperience Womanity Awards/Conference; prestigious gathering of female entrepreneurs in Africa is set to hold this July

The Xperience Development Hub, organisers of the Xperience Womanity Awards/Conference;  has announced commencement of their annual event. This event which ...

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SponsorApril 26, 2019

First photos: Denola Grey, Lala Akindoju, Lasisi Elenu, others light up the red carpet at Access Bank’s premiere of Avengers Endgame

Leading commercial and retail bank, Access Bank Plc., again showcased its commitment to offering customers more than banking, as it ...

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