Month: August 2020

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Op-ed EditorAugust 31, 2020

NDDC is saving Nigerians from chaos | #YNaijaCover

The executive director of projects at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Cairo Ojougboh has revealed that Nigeria will break ...

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Joanne IkeAugust 31, 2020

Once upon a time when Nigerian authors gave queer people a voice

“Understand this if you understand nothing: it is a powerful thing to be seen” ― Akwaeke Emezi, Freshwater More African countries and ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 31, 2020

#YNaijaBBNOp-ed: The ‘situationship strategy’ in the BBN house may be doing more harm than good to the housemates

Sometimes, we define our relationships as partnerships and take active steps to ensure the partnership is mutually beneficial. In the ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 31, 2020

Amaarae’s ‘Fancy’ is out September 10, off her upcoming EP ‘The Angel You Don’t Know’

Ghanaian-American altè-RnB songstress Amaarae is releasing her upcoming single Fancy via Platoon on September 10th. It’s the second offering from her highly anticipated EP The Angel ...

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Uroupa KiakubuAugust 31, 2020

Nigeria’s rail transport revolution is underway but we have our worries

An efficient transport system is vital to socio-economic development in any given society and that includes rail transportation. Research has ...

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Nelson C.JAugust 31, 2020

From Lolwe to Isele Magazine, Africa’s literary ecosystem is seeing a radical revival powered by young people

Between 2015-2019, the world saw the birth, end and enduring stagnancy of up to five African literary magazines. From Kenya’s ...

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Joanne IkeAugust 31, 2020

With COVID-19, rape is becoming an unnoticed endemic

We are winning the fight the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, but oblivious of another disease – one that targets our daughters, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2020

#YNaijaMusic50: Don Jazzy, Pheelz, Clarence Peters, Mama Burna…50 Most Influential Nigerians in Music

Whatever appeals to you the most cannot do a better job than music does; arguably. ‘Food for the soul and ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 31, 2020

The NIMC is now under a Ministry but still needs to reorganise itself to achieve a Digital Nigeria

After months and years of public outcry on Nigeria’s deficient data system, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the transfer of the ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 31, 2020

YNaijaBBNCoverage: Kiddwaya and Erica are both a strike away from disqualification and other updates

This past weekend in the Big Brother Naija house, to say the least was a bucket load of drama. From ...

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Onyinye UdehAugust 31, 2020

Africa Fintech Foundry appoints new Head

The management and board of Access Bank PLC have announced the appointment of Mr. Daniel Awe as the new Head ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 31, 2020

JAMB lifts suspension on printing admission letters, others | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has lifted the suspension on the printing of admission letters, and inter-university transfers ...

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Our Journey Is JoyAugust 31, 2020

When things happen | The Daily Vulnerable

by Dami Odiachi Some people are battered by tragedy. Mother dies, father dies, murder, rape, violent assault, unemployment, ailments of ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 31, 2020

Daddy the debtor, Razor sight | Funny tweets we saw from Nigerians

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

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 30, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdate: Our eviction prediction turned out almost right afterall

Week five in the Big Brother house came with the usual ‘haas’ and ‘hoos’. All the housemates were up for ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 30, 2020

#YNaijaBBNOp-ed: Lucy’s possible eviction and our bottom four prediction

As far as controversy goes, there hasn’t been a stranger one in the Big Brother Naija house this season than ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 30, 2020

Sinach, Tim Godfrey, Tope Alabi | Meet YNaija’s Top 10 Gospel Artistes for August

Gospel music in Nigeria has come along way from the Panam Percy Paul epoch, and the evangelism of the gospel ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 30, 2020

Review of Kwam 1’s ‘Fuji the Sound’, Interview with the Surreal 16 collective – 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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Michael IsaacAugust 30, 2020

The Atiku or Obi debate is significant, but do politicians care?

2023 is probably a stone throw from now, depending on how you look at it. If you are thinking of ...

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Uroupa KiakubuAugust 29, 2020

Femi Fani-Kayode’s apology is an attempt, but Nigeria needs to learn to respect journalists

Political office holders are expected to recognise the importance of the watchdog role that journalists play in the society. They ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 29, 2020

Omoni Oboli, Kemi Adetiba and other Nollywood stars mourn ‘Black Panther’ actor Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman, the actor famous for playing the titular hero in Marvel’s blockbuster film Black Panther, has died at the ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 29, 2020

Here’s how you can find the nearest Medplus Pharmacy to you

Moni is obsessed with being ready for every conceivable emergency. Her favourite saying is, “if you stay ready, you don’t ...

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Joanne IkeAugust 29, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: 10 Tweets we loved this week

Every week, we round up the best tweets revolving around the themes we explore on the blog. Here are the ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 29, 2020

9PSB gets final approval from CBN with *990# to commence operations in Nigeria

As bank customers continue to encounter challenges such as regular long queues in the banking halls, consistent network failure, stringent ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 29, 2020

#YNaijaBBNOp-ed: Could Erica’s BBN journey be similar to Tacha’s?

The Big Brother Naija reality TV show, since its first edition, has had only a handful of contestants brave enough ...

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Uroupa KiakubuAugust 29, 2020

COVID-19 is not enough to stop Nigeria’s automobile industry

A video of the Nord Tank, the latest Made-in-Nigeria car, produced by Lekki-based Nord Automobiles, has emerged online and has ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 29, 2020

As a black person, Sunscreen should be your best friend

by Conrad Johnson-Omodiagbe Have you ever questioned whether or not you need sunscreen? Well, you’re not alone. Recently, while promoting ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 29, 2020

Fashion Souk, NBA Conference, Fearless Concert, Pride Afrique…See YNaija’s Top 10 Events for August

Due to the pandemic, entertainers and Nigerians alike have had to adjust to an indoor lifestyle, just as most events ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 28, 2020

Two years since the Andre Blaze Henshaw sexual assault allegation, what has been done?

The fifth season of Big Brother Naija has hurtled towards four eviction batches already, wildly becoming a pop cultural fixation, ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 28, 2020

Black Friday as helicopter crash into Lagos building | #YNaijaCover

A helicopter Bell 206 with registration number 5N-BQW belonging to Quorum Aviation crashed into a building in Opebi, Ikeja, Lagos. ...

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