Month: October 2020

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 31, 2020

Lai Mohammed reiterates plans to regulate social media because #EndSARS happened

The organisation of one of the most successful protests in Nigeria’s history, #EndSARS, has hit blood arteries and the pain ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 31, 2020

How Burna Boy is taking the fight against corruption global

Since the days of Fela Kuti, music has been a weapon to fight corruption, injustice and infrastructural decay. He was ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 31, 2020

#SecureNorth: Zamfara, Katsina have become war zones where human beings fall and authorities look away

21 persons, including police officers and members of local vigilante groups, were reportedly killed by bandits in Katsina and Zamfara, Thursday, in what is suspected to be...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2020

Big Brother Naija and its popularity as a reality television series

Big Brother is a reality television competition that is popular all around the world. Many countries have their own form ...

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Wilfred OkicheOctober 31, 2020

EP review: ‘2000NProphecy’ is proof that hip hop isn’t dead

2000NProphecy is the new album by rapper and hypeman, Prophecy aka Rap Ojukwu. If you have never heard of him ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2020

Nollywood filmmaker charges producers to churn out constructive content

Nigerian filmmaker, Adekunle “Nodash” Adejuyigbe has cautioned producers to be wary of the kind of content they dish out to ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 31, 2020

#OyigboMassacre: Why is no one paying attention to the Killings in Rivers?

Since the #EndSARS protest got hijacked by hoodlums, different communities across Nigeria have had gory tales to tell. First, it was the #LekkiMassacre in Lagos where security operatives reportedly opened fire on peaceful protesters, killing many. Another case in point is the #OyigboMassacre in Rivers State, where...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 31, 2020

Top albums to watch out for before the year runs out

The first disruption of activities witnessed this year came with the global outbreak of coronavirus as social and economic activities ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 31, 2020

The constant need to tame confident women must be murdered!

by Alabi Adewale Can we let Nigerian women breathe? Seriously, can we? This question is quite pertinent because Nigerian women ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 31, 2020

Is it time we got a Davido-Wizkid collaboration?

The rivalry between Wizkid and Davido is perhaps the most pronounced in Nigeria’s entertainment space and one thing that has ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 31, 2020

There’s riot police to control chaos but IGP Adamu wants officers to ‘fight back’ instead | #EndSARS

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has been the subject of national and international scrutiny in the past weeks as the ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2020

Funmi Iyanda’s ‘Public Eye’ debuts on Television this Sunday

Nigeria is bleeding. The nation is on the precipice of a revolution sparked by outrage and pain. How do we ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 31, 2020

IPPIS: ASUU refuses to call off strike if FG insists on paying lecturers ₦8000

For months on end now, it’s been a seemingly futile standoff between the Nigerian Federal government and the Academic Staff ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 30, 2020

Must-see list of the most influential Nigerians in the world of contemporary art | #TheYNaijaCover

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” -Thomas Merton The passion and intensity that ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 30, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Here’s why soldiers denied the Lagos judicial panel access to the military mortuary

Members of the Lagos Judicial Panel investigating cases of police brutality have been denied access to the military morgue controlled by the 65 Battalion under the 81 Division according to reports. The panel was said to have embarked on an impromptu visit to the Military hospital at Awolowo road Ikoyi, Friday, after receiving confidential information that...

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Michael IsaacOctober 30, 2020

Macaulay on Crack, Marketing 101 for pop artists, #MIL | 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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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 30, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Lagos lawmaker trivialises the #LekkiMassacre and you already have a sense of Nigeria’s leadership

It is mind-boggling that the aftermath of the #EndSARS protest has led to finger-pointing at the youths by the political class; who are doing all in their power to brainwash the world into believing that the #EndSARS protesters are responsible for the mayhem government-sponsored hoodlums unleashed across the nation. Worst of it all is that some lawmakers seem to be in support of the extra-judicial killings of...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 30, 2020

Bold, queer and defiant: Here’s what to expect from new Nigerian film ‘Defiance’

by Alabi Adewale Documenting history properly is a key concept young Nigerians are beginning to discover as an important part ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 30, 2020

#MadeInLagos or London? Wizkid’s new album speaks to a surprising audience

There was a slight feeling of deja vu 11:11 pm, October 29, when there was no development concerning the release ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 30, 2020

Wizkid breaks the internet, as his star power spotlights other artistes

It’s been a tough few weeks for young Nigerians all over the world, and with all the turmoil and heartbreaking ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 30, 2020

After report of an international music deal, can Cynthia Morgan pull off a career comeback?

Although nothing has been heard from her stable in a while, only few would imagine that a once burgeoning music ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 30, 2020

#YNaijaArt99: Peju Alatise, David Uzochukwu, Ayobola Kekere-Ekun | The 99 Most Influential Nigerians in Art

As is YNaija‘s annual tradition, the anticipated Art 99 list has just been revealed, introducing the most influential figures in the world ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 30, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Lawmaker, Mojisola Alli-Macaulay, says Nigerian youths are high on drugs all the time, but there’s more…

When you listen to what some of our lawmakers have said in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests, you will ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 30, 2020

‘Policemen are also human beings’: IGP Adamu Replies Amnesty International

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu has decried reports by Amnesty International, that police officer shot at #EndSARS protesters. ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 30, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Lawmaker Olusegun Akande, believes feeding #EndSARS protesters caused violence and looting in Lagos

The EndSARS protest has not only exposed a lot of rot in the system, but it has also helped many youths realise that the political class can weaponise anything, including, hunger, just to keep the masses perpetually below the...

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Onyinye UdehOctober 30, 2020

I have a few questions too | The Daily Vulnerable

by Damola Morenikeji A few questions worth thinking about. What do I hold to be true but have never questioned ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 30, 2020

‘Soldiers fired blank bullets at Lekki protesters’ – Ex-army spokesman, FG commences distribution of free electricity metres| 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Soldiers fired blank bullets at Lekki protesters- Ex-army spokesman Former spokesman of the Nigerian Army, Sani Usman, has declared that, ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 30, 2020

Let’s examine if we should blame the #COVID19 palliatives ‘looters’ for being greedy – or not

It was a historic moment when the very generation that was thought to be more concerned with social profiles than ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 29, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Lagos lawmaker implies that protesters deserved to have been shot at

For Nigerians all over the world, particularly the ones resident in the country, the past three weeks have been nothing ...

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Ayọ̀délé ÌbíyẹmíOctober 29, 2020

Denials should not stop Nigerian youth from immortalising the #EndSARS heroes

The #EndSARS protests is definitely not a chapter anyone would have predicted in Nigeria’s history; especially not in 2020. Driven ...

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