Author: Chinedu Okafor

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 27, 2020

Policemen in Nigeria seem to be back to their old ways as they open fire on a crowd of market women

The year 2020 has been one big convoluted story with so many life changing twists and turns that would no ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 27, 2020

Murder of Ifon monarch is evidence for urgent innovative security strategies

The problem of insecurity in Nigeria seems to have become a topic we discuss everyday, owing to the fact that ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 26, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: 54 year old Mike Tyson makes his return to boxing, and here’s what to expect

It’s been about 15 years since the world was treated to a boxing bout from one of the history’s most ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 26, 2020

Motara’s viral video unites Nigerians and the French in anger, sparks outcry for empathy

Nigerian born influencer, Motara found her name atop French Twitter trends on Thursday, but not for reasons she would have ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 25, 2020

Soccer legend, Diego Maradona leaves a legacy of imperfect glory | #YNaijaSportsExtra

Argentine football legend, Diego Maradona has just passed on after suffering a heart failure. The fabled Argentina attacking midfielder suffered ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 25, 2020

Deborah: ex-BBNaija housemate, Kaisha under fire for ‘showing off’ with her maid

Some of the most beloved Nigerians are individuals who have shown that they can be kind and generous. It has ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 25, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: At age 33 and 35, Messi and Ronaldo still dominate conversations for World best footballers

It’s been over a decade of dominance for both superstar players, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, and even in their ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 25, 2020

NIMC officials allegedly turn back young Nigerian who wore ripped jeans because why not?

The concept of respect in Nigeria is something that has ironically constituted a lot of disrespect for the atypical marginalised ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 24, 2020

Laycon hits another milestone with announcement of his own reality TV show

When you talk about a meteoric rise to fame, you may need to look no further than the winner of ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 24, 2020

MTN Y’ello Star kicks into full gear as contestants face possible elimination

Following a seemingly lengthy delay, no doubt, partly because of the global pandemic that put a dent in everyone’s plans, ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 24, 2020

Toke Makinwa drags Reno for his comments on divorce and beauty enhancement

Reno Omokiri, an author and lawyer, popularly known on social media for his dauntless comments on social and political issues, ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 23, 2020

All you should know about the heinous abuses going on in Oyigbo

While Nigerians are still reeling from the grisly events of October 20 2020, where unarmed protesters were shot at and ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 23, 2020

Elites jubilate as Cardi B comes to Erica’s rescue on Twitter

Since the end of the Big Brother Naija Lockdown season, fans of Erica, dubbed Elites, have always found one reason ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 20, 2020

Davido is upset at those who sent birthday greetings to PSquare separately

Both half of the superstar music duo, Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye of PSquare have not been on speaking terms ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 20, 2020

Is Omah Lay giving the industry’s big boys a run for their money?

I once had a conversation with a a friend who brought up an interesting subject. He told me of how ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 20, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Nigeria’s ‘global dominance’ in sports continues, as athletes of Nigerian origin make the NBA draft

It is becoming increasingly glaring that Nigerians are a very dominant people when it comes to the world of sports. ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 20, 2020

‘Nigeria signs MoU to import fuel from Niger Republic’ | Is the FG failing to take its own advice?

The Federal government of Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for petroleum products transportation and storage with Niger Republic. ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 18, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: The Anthony Joshua vs Fury fight is one step closer to becoming a reality

For the past two years now, the biggest story surrounding the world of heavyweight boxing has centred around three key ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 18, 2020

An alleged epidemic may be in Kogi and all eyes must be on the government to act right

If there is one lesson we can learn from the Coronavirus pandemic is the fact that healthcare is easily, if ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 18, 2020

ICYMI: CNN presents ‘strong’ report to claim the Nigerian Army callously killed unarmed citizens | #LekkiShooting

On the 20th of October 2020, officers from the Nigerian Army opened fire on unarmed #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 17, 2020

Chimamanda Adichie comes under same fire as Rowling over transphobia

There’s a popular saying amongst internet users nowadays that speaks to an increase in complexity as one advances in certain ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 17, 2020

FCTA: If we don’t kill impunity; it will bury the ‘common man’ in Nigeria

Nigerians on social media today were given yet another reason to be outraged for the mere reason of being born ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 16, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: The Fury/Wilder saga continues, as Wilder accuses Fury of cheating

In February, before the pandemic disrupted sporting events all over the world, we got to bear witness to one of ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 15, 2020

A bitter end for the ‘Ultimate Couple;’ Roksie, as abortion drama sours their relationship

Earlier this year, Africa Magic thought it an exceptional idea to create a reality show bordering on the themes of ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 13, 2020

Deep Dive: Erica as an ambassador for alcoholic brands; an irony or a masterstroke?

It’s no secret how depressing it was for fans of Erica to watch her leave the house mid way into ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 13, 2020

Brymo infuriates fans with tweet on Nigerian albums but here’s what we think

It’s always intriguing to see that thousands of people can have a conversation or an argument about a person over ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 11, 2020

FG, CBN disregard the law in attempt to stifle the #EndSARS influence because why not?

Every time you think there is a ray of hope for a truly democratic Nigeria, the government pulls a trick ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 11, 2020

Public official allegedly spent N2.2bn on prayers for Nigeria; why do you still pray for free?

If the headline above got you scratching your head in confusion and disbelief or doubting your own sanity, we wouldn’t ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 11, 2020

Pension for ex-governors may soon become a thing of the past in Lagos and it’s commendable

Pensions in Nigeria are a dreaded topic when they arise, especially as there’s mostly a hassle when it comes time ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 10, 2020

Ogoni 9: 25 years later and the very essence of Ken Saro-Wiwa’s struggle still lives with us

Through out Nigeria’s 60-year history, one problem has remained prevalent; managing to find its way through decades and decades of ...

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