Month: August 2019

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Bernard DayoAugust 12, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Nothing says misplaced priorities than the government saying it’s going to make Tekno a scapegoat

Deliberate or not, Tekno has been piggybacking off the viral moment created two weeks ago, when he was found at ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 12, 2019

Nepotism in the Nigerian army cost the policemen killed last week their lives

If you follow politics in Nigeria, then the events of last weekend must have caused you some concern. The Nigerian ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 11, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 11th of August

Follow the links to read all our weekend stories: Here are the best Nigerian articles of the week Who are ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 11, 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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Edwin OkoloAugust 10, 2019

Here’s what to expect this weekend on Rubbin’ Minds

Have you heard? For the month of August, Rubbin’ Minds is getting a guest host. Ebuka’s away hosting Big Brother ...

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Our Journey Is JoyAugust 10, 2019

Who are we? | The Daily Vulnerable

by Jonathan Brakarsh Most of us are striving to be stronger, smarter, cooler, richer, more beautiful and many other things. ...

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Wilfred OkicheAugust 10, 2019

What we lose (and gain) when Beyoncé decides to do Nigerian music

When you are the biggest star in the world with the weight of the almighty Disney corporation behind you, a ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 9, 2019

We See You: @AndyMadaki, @fkabudu, @glory_osei, 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 DayoAugust 9, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 9th of August

The Rivers state government makes it on today’s Cover, with the announcement of placing a N30million bounty on a notorious ...

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SponsorAugust 9, 2019

OPPO releases new budget smartphone with exceptionally long battery life and intuitive smart technology 

To further cater to every possible segment of the Nigerian smartphone market, the fashion-forward, innovative smartphone brand OPPO has unveiled ...

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SponsorAugust 9, 2019

Here’s what we know about Omoni Oboli’s upcoming political drama ”Love is War”

Following the Success of the 2018 smash hit “Moms at War”, Inkblot Productions and Dioni Visions are back with “Love ...

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SponsorAugust 9, 2019

TheVimbai.com and BET present ‘Killer Curves: Bodies to die for’ Starting the conversation

TV Host, Actress, Executive Producer and conveyor of TheVimbai.com – Vimbai Mutinhiri alongside BET will be showcasing the documentary ‘Killer ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 9, 2019

Here are the top 5 movies we are most looking forward to

2019 has been a weirdly surprising year for Nollywood, the first six months saturated with terrible movies that I don’t ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 9, 2019

A kidnap kingpin is in the wind and 3 police officers are dead; This is Buhari’s Nigeria

In a turn of events that will confound even the most open minded of political commentators, the Nigerian Police Force, ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 9, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Finally, ”Stay With Me” author Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ is the winner of the 2018 9mobile Prize for Literature

Just when I thought we will never get to see a winner announced for the 2018 9mobile Prize for Literature, ...

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EditorAugust 9, 2019

Arit Okpo is bringing new blood to CNN’s African Voices

I have to admit, once the Nigerian advertising industry sank its claws into CNN’s African Voices, it lost much of ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 8, 2019

We See You: @julietkego, @realFFK, @Ziziian, 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 DayoAugust 8, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 8th of August

Afrobeats artist Tekno makes it on today’s Cover, releasing the video for his comeback single Agege just after manufacturing a ...

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SponsorAugust 8, 2019

Photowaka Africa presents World Record Breaking 6th Photo Walk

 PhotoWaka Africa has scheduled a photo walk in Lagos on August 17 with more than one thousand participating photographers, content ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 8, 2019

It’s 2019, and Kenya’s National Assembly wants to punish a legislator for breastfeeding

It is hard not to feel like no matter the kind of progress we achieve as a continent, we will ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 8, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: The feud between Africans and African Americans is a pointless exercise

The discord between Africans and African Americans was resurrected recently, when a Hispanic woman posted a picture of herself in ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 7, 2019

We See You: @your_stepdad, @adeyanjudeji, @is_salsu, 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 DayoAugust 7, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 7th of August

The governor of Oyo state Seyi Makinde makes it on today’s Cover, for saying that his administration will continue to ...

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SponsorAugust 7, 2019

Wale Ojo, Somadina Adinma and Chiwetalu Agu star in “Ordinary Fellows,” new Nollywood movie produced by Lorenzo Menakaya

ORDINARY FELLOWS is a Coming of Age drama set against the back-drop of Nigerian academia and African myths. It’s about ...

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SponsorAugust 7, 2019

How it went down at the Xperience Womanity Awards and Conference 2019

The Xperience Womanity Awards and Conference 2019 [Ghana Edition] held successfully on the 26 & 27th of July respectively at ...

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SponsorAugust 7, 2019

Trust no one and believe nothing – Behind the mystery and glam of The Set Up Movie Premiere at Filmhouse Cinemas

It was a night of glamour, mystery and drama as celebrities and influencers strutted their stuff at the premiere of the ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 7, 2019

Talk about blazing trails: Ruona Meyer becomes the first Nigerian journalist to earn an Emmy Nomination

Last year, as part of the events to launch its new investigative journalism video series called ‘AFRICA EYE’, the BBC ...

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SponsorAugust 7, 2019

EndHepatitis with Communal Health Support Scheme

On the 3rd of August, volunteers from Communal Health Support Scheme, a youth-led organization visited Oregun, Lagos, Nigeria to offer ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 7, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Busola Dakolo says she was forced by the police to sign a document countering her rape case against Pastor Fatoyinbo

In the latest development in the Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo rape saga, Busola Dakolo has revealed in an interview with the ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 7, 2019

The Andela Learning Community is investing in tomorrow’s tech leaders

Andela’s head office has become one of my favourite places to visit as a journalist interested in the growth of ...

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