Month: August 2019

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Bernard DayoAugust 26, 2019

Johnnie, Jazz & Whisky, Afropunk 2019: Here are the top 10 events we loved in August

The month of August was brimming with events that spanned from music to film and culture, most notably the Johnnie ...

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SponsorAugust 26, 2019

The Event Xperience Africa (TEXA) to hold January 28 – 30, 2020

The Event Xperience Africa (TEXA) is set to hold its second edition between 28th – 30th January, 2020 in Lagos, ...

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SponsorAugust 26, 2019

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Chidi Okereke, Daniel Ademinokan give thumbs up to ‘The Set-Up Movie breaking the Nollywood status quo

The Set Up hit all cinemas on the 9th of August and the fans are completely in love!  Since the ...

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SponsorAugust 26, 2019

Migrant Resource Centre: Working to renew the Nigerian image through legal migration 

The rising case of ‘illegal immigration’ globally is not a secret. It is a problem that has been exacerbated by extreme poverty, war, corruption, wealth inequality, and famine. While it has its obvious consequences as seen in Europe ...

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SponsorAugust 26, 2019

Sustainable Cycling Foundation unveils ‘Kit and Kin’ Initiative in Lagos

Sustainable Cycling Foundation is a leading African not for profit committed to the growth and development of cycling in the ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 26, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: The FBI and Saudi Arabia turned Nigerian Twitter into a tribal war, and it was ugly

Nigeria’s global image recently took another dent as Saudi Arabia is set to execute 23 Nigerians for drug-related offenses. Convicted ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 26, 2019

Sexual harassment in markets is an issue women are tackling across Africa

One of the ways rape culture perpetuates itself is through sexual harassment. Sexual harassment which includes language that demeans women ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 25, 2019

Here are the best Nigerian articles of the week

Each week here at YNaija, we round up the best Nigerian writing on the internet, highlighting the stories, profiles, interviews and ...

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SponsorAugust 25, 2019

OPPO Mobile Nigeria rewards the latest ex-BBNaija housemates at homecoming party with F11 Pro Smartphones [PHOTOS]

OPPO Mobile Nigeria left former BBNaija ‘Pepper Dem’ housemates, Nelson, Thelma, Jeff, Joe and Enkay in awe as the brand ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 25, 2019

We’re talking Saheed Balogun, ministers & global perception on Rubbin’ Minds this weekend

We’re drawing close to the end of our month with Japheth Omojuwa on Rubbin’ Minds and we have had compelling ...

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SponsorAugust 24, 2019

Jake Effoduh named April9ine’s Brand Ambassador; inspires new collection and takes action towards sustainable fashion

At the April9ine headquarters in Abuja, the CEO of April9ine, Aluwaye Philip Ilegar announced Jake Okechukwu Effoduh Esq., as the ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 24, 2019

Who’s in and who’s out? Here are our top 10 Senators for August

It’s been six months after February 23 National Assembly election with 109 Senatorial seats occupied and Senators sworn in. The ...

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EditorAugust 24, 2019

TFAA Alumnus, Jake Okechukwu Effoduh inspires new fashion collection to promote climate change adaptation and mitigation

Lawyer and TFAA Alumnus, Jake Effoduh has just released his fashion collection to demonstrate “sustainable fashion.” Announcing the production of ...

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Our Journey Is JoyAugust 24, 2019

Eighty and bitter

by Damola Morenikeji Yesterday, as I laid on the bed, after meditating, I started thinking of the person I am ...

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Wilfred OkicheAugust 24, 2019

Lala Akindoju returns to ‘The Wives’, wiser and finally in charge

Since it was published in 2007, The Wives (Kraft Books Limited) a play written by Professor Ahmed Yerima has become ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 23, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 23rd of August

Yesterday, the United States Department of Justice released a statement announcing that 80 defendants, most of whom are Nigerians, have ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 23, 2019

Here are the funny tweets we saw from Nigerians on the internet today

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 DayoAugust 23, 2019

#BBNaija 2019: The curious case of Khadoni and why Gedoni’s eviction will be the best thing for Khafi

In 2009, pop singer Ciara released Never Ever, a self-referential R&B song about her past relationships where the love she ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 23, 2019

Here’s all you’ve never heard about the Nigerian fashion trailblazer, Edwin Okolo

Edwin’s passion for self-expression and creativity is built on two parallels – writing as a description of thought and fashion, ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 23, 2019

#BBNaija: Does the FG have anything else to do than censor BBNaija?

It has become somewhat farcical at this point. For months before hand,  Endemol and Multichoice heavily promote their new season ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 23, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: 80 Nigerians charged with massive fraud in the U.S. Can it get any worse?

Nigeria’s global identity, for so long, has been associated with internet scams and while nothing has seemingly been done to ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 23, 2019

Davido, a name you’d never never expect to show up on a list beside The Assemblies of God

In the list of things that are fairly obvious but you would have never think to predict, is Davido’s music ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 22, 2019

Here are the funny tweets we saw from Nigerians on the internet today

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 DayoAugust 22, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 22nd of August

Singer Jidenna has been making some online buzz for tweeting about wanting a wife and endorsing polyamory. His interview on ...

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EditorAugust 22, 2019

Waje releases visuals for new single ‘Udue’ and it’s such a joy to behold!!

With her September 1 concert looming, award winning R&B star and vocalist, Waje has just released the visuals for the ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 22, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Finally, we now have a first look at Ifan Michael’s star-studded movie ”Foreigners’ God”

Ifan Michael’s supernatural period drama Foreigner’s God has to be one of the longest gestating Nollywood movies I have known, ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 22, 2019

As of today, Nigeria is finally polio free

It has taken Nigeria a long, long time, but finally, we are Polio free. It has taken 30 years of ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 21, 2019

Here are the funny tweets we saw from Nigerians today

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 DayoAugust 21, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 21st of August

On the internet today, controversy have lightly trailed the appointment of 53-yr-old Sunday Dare as the Minister of Youths and ...

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SponsorAugust 21, 2019

US Consulate kicks off inaugural documentary film festival in Lagos  

The US Consulate in Nigeria launched its inaugural 4-day Documentary Film Festival from the 19th to the 23rd of August 2019 in ...

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