Author: YNaija

Nigerian non-profit organisation, GIEVA wins $250,000 international Generative AI Skills Challenge award

LAGOS – The Federal Ministry of Communications, Innovation & Digital Economy has today announced Global Integrated Education Volunteers Association (GIEVA) as one of the five awardees of the Generative AI Skills Challenge, a global…

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AMA Foundation Extends Lifesaving Medical Services in Maiduguri and Gombe State, Nigeria

The AMA Foundation, a leading nonprofit organization, continues its unwavering commitment to improving the health and well-being of communities in Nigeria by providing free medical services. This dedication was recently…

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Charles Born

Charles Born: A Rising Star in the Entertainment Industry now on Shade Corner

Charles Ugochukwu Born, an actor and broadcaster, has been in the news lately; his talents have not gone unnoticed in the entertainment industry as he stars in 'Shade Corner' now…

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Joakim Noah

Henessy’s In The Paint partners with Two-Time NBA All-Star Joakim Noah to Mentor Young Players in Africa, Asia, and South America

By Winston Sylvans Hennessy's global initiative, In The Paint, unites professional sports success with charity and community development, led by two-time NBA All-Star Joakim Noah. They breathe new life into…

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Beyoncé Renaissance film

Watch: Beyoncé announces Renaissance World Tour Concert Film

Beyoncé has just announced a film documenting her just concluded 39-city Renaissance world tour which is set to premiere in theaters on December 1st, 2023. View this post on Instagram…

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PharmaRun

YTech | These Are The Tech News You May Have Missed

These are the tech-related news that you have missed over the previous week. Nigerians rank 2nd highest listeners of Spotify podcasts in Africa, behind South Africans Nigerian startup firms, PharmaRun…

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mohbad

Weekend Recap: In Case You Missed It | Basketmouth, Ilebaye, Laycon, Mohbad

A lot has happened this past weekend since we last briefed you on the things that occurred recently in the Nigerian entertainment industry. Here is the weekend recap, in case…

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BBNaija

BBNaija All Stars: Our Top Five Favorite Outfits Of Ebuka During The BBN All-Stars Sunday Eviction Shows (Photos)

Although the results of the eviction shows are never certain, the only certain thing is Ebuka bringing the drip and steeze to the center stage.  Although this season’s edition has…

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NLC and federal government

Court orders Kano government to pay ₦30bn to shop owners for demolition compensation; FG and Wema Bank partner to train 3 million Nigerians in Digital skill | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Northern leaders warn the federal government from using them as pawns in clandestine bargains with bandits Court orders Kano government to pay ₦30bn to shop owners for demolition compensation NLC,…

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The Future Awards Africa Unveils Nominee List for the 17th Edition: Celebrating Outstanding Youth Achievements

The stage is set for Africa’s biggest youth celebration — The Future Awards Africa, a spectacular event created to honour the milestone achievements of youth across the continent. As the…

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The Media Blog: Top 10 Podcasts of The Week

Did you miss out on last week's 5 top podcasts of the week? Here is your chance to stay updated on recent and refreshing content as these hosts dive deeper…

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The Black Book

Weekend Watchlist: Ten Movies/Series to see this Weekend 

The weekend is underway, and in true Ynaija fashion, we are committed to helping you have the most relaxing time ever. With a blend of action thrillers, comedy, drama and…

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Funke Akindele’s Drama Series “She Must Be Obeyed” Set to Launch on Prime Video 

Funke Akindele is set to take the spotlight in the five-part mini drama series, “She Must Be Obeyed” set to launch exclusively on Prime Video September 29th. The five-part mini…

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The Black Book

The Film Blog: Take a Look at The Investors Behind Nollywood’s Million Dollar Movie “The Black Book”

Good quality is expensive, and this is the case for Editi Effiong’s much anticipated Netflix movie, The Black Book. With a staggering budget of one million dollars, Nollywood is set…

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Nigerian Fashion Brand, Vivendii Teams Up with Audio Brand JBL and, Virgil Van Dijk For New Collection

The Nigerian luxury streetwear brand, Vivendii, have announced what could be one of the biggest fashion collaborations in recent times. The collaboration would involve the Nigerian clothing brand Vivendii, teaming…

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Nigerian Cooking Content Creators

Discover Nigeria’s Top 10 Food Bloggers: Leading Food Content Creation in Nigeria

Being recognised globally as the giant of Africa is not an easy feat, as Nigerians bring the heat wherever they are. This week, we're listing our top 10 cooking content…

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5 Things That Should Matter Today

Nationwide Power Outage as National Power Grid Collapses Yet Again; Lagos State Smashes 400 Billion IGR Within Six Months | 5 Things That Should Matter

Nationwide Power Outage as National Power Grid Collapses Yet Again. Lagos State Smashes 400 Billion IGR Within Six Months Dangote Refinery Is Set To Begin Operations in November 2023 President…

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Love offers no safety book

The Media Blog: In Conversation with Olumide F. Makanjuola on ‘Love Offers No Safety’ Book

YNaija sits with Olumide F. Makanjuola to discuss his journey as an activist in Nigeria that has been marked by pivotal moments that have not only defined his path but…

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Love, Drama, Fun, Friendship and more in Upcoming Sitcom: University of Cruise!

Created by ‘Oma Areh, directed by Adeoluwa Owu to be released exclusively on ROK TV DSTV & UK African and diaspora audiences in Nigeria and the United Kingdom are in for a treat as a brand-new young adult…

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Nigerian Streetwear Brands

10 Nigerian Streetwear Brands You Should Totally Check Out | Streetwear Brands of the Week

Streetwear fashion in Nigeria has transcended beyond cultural limitations and evolved into a vibrant subculture, one which is fast becoming globally recognized. While some streetwear brands are quite conventional, some…

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Looking For the Itinerary for the Lagos Blue Line Rail? Here it is | Facts, Schedule and Pricing.

Whether you are a daily commuter or a curious traveller, you must have been curious about trains in Lagos, its access, schedules and fares. In this detailed guide, we will…

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Things to do this weekend.

Staying Indoors? Here’s 7 things to do to make the most of your weekend

The weekend is a time to unwind, go out with loved ones and friends, attend Owambes, visit the club and even go on dates. However, due to some seen or…

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Mohbad and the Nigerian music industry

The Music Blog: Could The Nigerian Music Industry Be As Dark As Artistes Say?

The past few months have been revelatory for Nigerians and the world. The Nigerian music industry is being painted as dark by other artists in the entertainment industry as more…

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How Far? With Mr Eazi and Temi Otedola

The Media Blog: Top 5 Podcasts of the Week

Did you miss out on last week's 5 top podcasts of the week? Here is your chance to stay updated on recent and trending topics as these hosts dive deeper…

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Supreme Court of Nigeria

The Chief Justice of Nigeria is set to Announce the Supreme Court Panel for Atiku and Obi’s Appeal Against Tinubu | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Chief Justice of Nigeria is set to Announce the Supreme Court Panel for Atiku and Obi's Appeal Against Tinubu Kano Governor Terminates Commissioner's Office Tenure Due To Unruly Behaviour…

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Weekend Watchlist: Top Movies to see this Weekend

Weekend Watchlist: Here are 6+ Movies/Series You Need to See This Weekend

The weekend is underway, and in true Ynaija fashion, we are committed to helping you have the most relaxing time ever. So, again, we’ve done the work, compiled the movies,…

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The Nigerian Flag

Nigeria’s Debt Hits N87tr, Jumps by 75% In Three Months; Police Nab 288 Robbers, 187 kidnappers, 198 murderers – IG | 5 things that should matter today

Nigeria's debt hits N87tr, jumps by 75% in three months Police nab 288 robbers, 187 kidnappers, 198 murderers-IG Police set to probe artist Mohbad’s death after alleged threat FG makes…

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Here Are The Leading Content Creators Of The Week: Shaping the Nigerian Content Landscape

Content creators hold a special place in the vast world of social media. They can captivate our attention, tickle our funny bones, and inspire us with their creativity. These creators…

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mohbad

The Life and Tragic End of Nigerian Artist Mohbad: A Look Back

Tuesday, September 12 2023, marked a sad day in the Nigerian and African entertainment industry as the news of the untimely demise of Mohbad, a rising star in the music…

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Alleged Extortion: Police nab NDLEA, NSCDC officers in Imo State | 5 things that should matter today

Alleged Extortion: Police nab NDLEA, NSCDC officers in Imo State Labour congress threatens immediate strike, gives one week ultimatum “Nigerian importers can start clearing goods from Cotonou ports” - Customs…

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