Month: January 2021

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SponsorJanuary 31, 2021

Five organisations supporting COVID-19 vaccination in Africa

The conversation around the pandemic has changed. It used to be about wearing face masks, consistent hand washing and staying ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 30, 2021

Yazzavelli is the rap newcomer subverting the genre, one verse at a time

The cover design for Yazzavelli’s debut 5-track EP Velli, released around the early coronavirus lockdowns of last year, was already ...

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EditorJanuary 30, 2021

Emilia Asim-Ita, founder of A’Lime Media and co-founder of The Future Awards Africa, passes on

It is with great sadness that we receive the news of the death of Emilia Asim-Ita, the chief executive of ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 29, 2021

‘I go take you to cleaners’ – The Zlatan and Cuppy fracas | The #YNaijaCover

All is definitely going south in the friendship between Celebrity DJ, Florence Otedola, and Zanku Master, Zlatan, at the moment. ...

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Michael IsaacJanuary 29, 2021

The best #silhouettechallenge clips, Cuppy Vs Zlatan, Relationship pension | 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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SponsorJanuary 29, 2021

Why everyone needs an ALAT digital bank account

What is that one thing you wish you could change about your bank? A better interest rate, no queues or ...

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Ado AminuJanuary 29, 2021

When online oversharing crosses the line, here’s what we owe each other

How does one begin to process the monumental loss of a parent? If you have ever spoken to anyone who ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 29, 2021

Thuganic: A day in the hood with Lagos ‘street youths’ (VIDEO)

Let me take you on this pseudo-perilous long journey with Lagos street youth. I was at an #EndSARS gathering when ...

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EditorJanuary 29, 2021

Eye Catcher Billboard (Adeniji Adele), LED Billboard (Maryland) and Portrait Billboard (Lagos Abeokuta Expressway)… Here are the top 10 prime billboard locations in Lagos

What good is a wink if it’s done in the dark? So also, what good is an advertisement if barely ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 29, 2021

Tomilola is confident on new sophomore single ‘Mo Yato’

2020 saw newcomer Tomilola team up with highlife band The Cavemen for Let Go released around the summer, her debut ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 29, 2021

Can women have fun with the Silhouette Challenge and not be policed?

There are three constant things in life: rain, tax, and internet challenges. Just fresh from the Buss It Challenge and ...

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Michael IsaacJanuary 29, 2021

Lekki Shooting: Lai Mohammed asks Amnesty International for proof | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Lekki Shooting: Lai Mohammed asks Amnesty International for proof Minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, has demanded that Amnesty ...

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Michael IsaacJanuary 29, 2021

Whatever life throws at you is life | The Daily Vulnerable

Whatever life throws at you is life. Whatever it is, it is life. Stop thinking of trouble as something you ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDJanuary 28, 2021

10 from 20: The breakout stars of 2020! (2)

Welcome back to the 10 from 20 list! Again, our list celebrates the breakout stars of 2020. Young, relatively new artists who rose from obscurity (at least, some of them) to ubiquity within the 12 horrid months 2020 threw at us. 9 of them are below 25. Most of them released their debut projects this year.

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Ifedayo AdeleyeJanuary 28, 2021

Top 10 Influencers that capture the elite target market

With consistent demand for market expansion and the rise of social commerce, brands are increasingly leveraging on different key influencers, including micro- and nanoinfluencers, kidfluencers, and virtual influencers. Apart from the widely-recognised ‘social media influencers’, there are persons who actively attract a different market: elite, crème de la crème, exclusive – with a taste for the finest products.

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Ado AminuJanuary 27, 2021

Despite police reforms, romance between the Nigeria Police Force and gender discrimination continues

The latest victim of gender-based discrimination in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) is Corporal Olajide Omolola and she may not ...

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Ado AminuJanuary 27, 2021

Ernest Asuzu: Lessons to ponder on, as we lay to rest the memory of an idol | The #YNaijaCover

A deluge of love that can be said to serve little purpose at this juncture follows on the heel of ...

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Michael IsaacJanuary 27, 2021

Rats in Lagos, Getting ‘IT’ through your daughter, WhatsApp Privacy | 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 DayoJanuary 27, 2021

KollyDee delivers vintage nostalgia in video for ‘Maria Maria’

From his self-assured debut EP Sinus Rhythm out since November last year, RnB singer KollyDee has released the visuals for ...

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EditorJanuary 27, 2021

Singer-songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo on growing up blind, and surpassing the odds in the music industry

Singer-songwriter and superstar producer, Cobhams Asuquo has always been the perfect example of grit, hope, and passion. On this week’s ...

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SponsorJanuary 27, 2021

Lagos Business School’s Full-time MBA ranked top 100 in the world by The Economist

The Full-time MBA programme of Lagos Business School has been ranked among the top 100 in the world according to The Economist’s WhichMBA? ...

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Ado AminuJanuary 27, 2021

Female privilege is a misnomer for sexism. Here’s some evidence

Time and again when women speak of the discrimination they face at work, home, the work place and in everyday ...

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EditorJanuary 27, 2021

#WithChude: Actress, Dakore Egbuson-Akande speaks on motherhood and post-natal depression

Amongst many profoundly emotional episodes of #WithChude, this week’s conversation with multi-brand ambassador and award-winning actress, Dakore Egbuson-Akande on her ...

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Michael IsaacJanuary 27, 2021

NIMC: Telcos now licensed to provide NIN | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

NIMC: Telcos now licensed to provide NIN Telecommunications companies have now been licensed to register people who do not have ...

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Michael IsaacJanuary 27, 2021

Embrace reality of adversity and keep moving | The Daily Vulnerable

The reality of the world we live in is that we don’t need to have more troubles, but different trouble. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 26, 2021

Live in bondage or die by a bullet – The Orlu killings reminds us of dark days | #YNaijaCover

The conversation on killer herdsmen has gone on for longer than expected. It started as an encroachment on active farms, ...

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Michael IsaacJanuary 26, 2021

Omo ghetto to the world, The value of human life in Nigeria | 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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SponsorJanuary 26, 2021

Theatre Lagos and Alliance Française Lagos present Konkortion

Theatre can be an instrument of positive change in the society through the satirical exposure of unpleasant political situations, social anomalies ...

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Ado AminuJanuary 26, 2021

Nigeria’s selective aversion to gay aesthetics hurts only the poor

Painted nails. Vibrant lipstick. A head full of richly coloured hair. These are features the average Nigerian won’t look twice ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 26, 2021

John Boyega has joined the cast of Netflix crime drama ‘The Formula’

In some casting news, John Boyega has joined the cast of the Gerard McMurray’s crime drama The Formula coming to ...

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