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EditorJune 17, 2019

Nigerian design gets a global boost as FourthCanvas heads to Cannes

Nigeria to the world once again as #WeGoVote, a civic engagement project of fast-rising design agency, FourthCanvas, has been selected ...

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EditorJune 13, 2019

TIERs Releases Results from 2019 Social Perception Survey on LGBT+ Rights in Nigeria

The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) has announced the results of the fourth biennial Social Perception Survey on Lesbian, Gay, ...

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EditorJune 12, 2019

Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbegi: The “slight work” to rebuild Nigeria’s Democracy

This title might be misleading so I’ll rephrase; to rebuild Nigeria’s democracy is going to be backbreaking, thankless, godforsaken, heart-breaking ...

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EditorJune 11, 2019

#MoreThanKinksAndLocs: The Funfere Koroye story

The third episode of #MORETHANINKANDLOCS features Funfere Koroye. Funfere Koroye is an Industrial Designer and Product Developer with years of ...

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EditorJune 11, 2019

#MoreThanKinksAndLocs: The Bankole Oluwafemi story

For this episode, we reached out to Bankole Oluwafemi, the Editor-In-Chief of Tech Cabal and co-founder of Big Cabal Media. ...

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EditorJune 11, 2019

#MoreThanKinksandLocs: The Amanda Iheme story

The second episode of #MORETHANINKANDLOCS features Amanda Iheme. Amanda is a psychotherapist at Ndidi Health and an architectural photographer. Stepping ...

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EditorJune 2, 2019

The Abuja Literary and Arts Festival (ALITFEST) is back this July

The Abuja Literary Society (ALS) is proud to announce the second edition of its literary festival, the Abuja Literary and ...

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EditorMay 27, 2019

NSIP: Aisha Buhari is our most vocal first lady, but where are her priorities?

We have never had a first lady as vocal as Aisha Buhari. Not even Patience Jonathan, who was often in ...

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EditorMay 23, 2019

Raliat Abe of House of Tara was just announced the Nigerian Employee of the Year

The TAMS Summit recently rebranded as the Nigerian Employee of the Year awards, and exists to celebrate the work, innovation ...

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EditorMay 18, 2019

Long Read: What Kizz Daniel’s #FvckYouChallenge says about all of us

What does it take to get Nigerians excited in 2019? The singer formerly known as Kiss Daniel certainly has some ...

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EditorMay 3, 2019

Transphobia accusations aside; IAAF’s ruling against Caster Semanya answers a big problem about the legitimacy of elite sports

Over the weekend, the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) ruled that the International Association of Athletics Federations could demand ...

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EditorMay 2, 2019

Tiwa Savage’s exit marks the end of the Original Super Mavin Dynasty

In May 2012 after a year of terrible feuding between Don Jazzy and D’Banj which led to the dissolution of ...

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EditorApril 29, 2019

Layo Bright and Ajibola are spotlighting labour rights with ‘Maid In Nigeria’

We are all too familiar with domestic labour in Nigeria; the women, men, and sometimes young girls and boys that ...

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EditorApril 28, 2019

The consistent forthrightness of Obiageli Ezekwesili

Obiageli Ezekwesili is a star. A huge one. In terms of quality of political leadership, by accident or design- or ...

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EditorApril 24, 2019

Winning! LSF|PR wins 4 Sabre awards, named finalist in the platinum category (Africa) and Diamond category (EMEA)

One of Nigeria’s leading PR agencies, LSF|PR has been announced as the winner of four SABRE Awards, the world’s largest ...

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EditorApril 1, 2019

Film Review: See The Big Fat Lie only at your own risk

Another day another insipid Nollywood comedy. And how we’ve come to dread them. This time around Darasen Richards directs Rita ...

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EditorMarch 11, 2019

Banking and coffee? Café One: A millennial’s dream!

 Café One, a first-of-its-kind digital experience centre, has re-opened its Lekki outlet, after a short break, to reveal a brand-new ...

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EditorMarch 8, 2019

Adesua Dozie, Teni Apata, Kadaria Ahmed, Ngozi Nkwoji, … these are Nigeria’s 100 Most Inspiring Women in 2019

Leading Ladies Africa presents its annual #100 Most Inspiring Women in Nigeria list for 2019. For the 5th consecutive year, ...

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EditorMarch 8, 2019

Bukonla Adebakin: This #IWD2019, we must push for balance for a better future for women

As a leader in the Nigerian non-profit space, I have had the rare experience of sitting in a banquet hall ...

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EditorMarch 7, 2019

StateCraft Inc. extends winning streak into Francophone Africa with Senegal presidential win

StateCraft Inc., the elections and governance consulting company under the media group, RED, extended its winning streak into Francophone Africa ...

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EditorJanuary 31, 2019

Ghana’s New Tribe: The Future Awards Africa unveils 50 outstanding young Ghanaians

Africa’s biggest youth awards, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has unveiled the coveted list of young Ghanaians with outstanding achievements ...

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EditorJanuary 29, 2019

“Our mandate hasn’t changed, neither has our dream” – Omowale David-Ashiru lets us in on Andela’s Series D funding

Editor’s Note: In 2018, YNaija was granted the rare opportunity to profile Andela Nigeria, the Nigerian arm of a global ...

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EditorJanuary 15, 2019

Review: Up North is big, beautiful and bland

Geography was big in Nollywood in 2018 with films like Lionheart, King of Boys and Kasala looking within to reflect ...

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EditorJanuary 2, 2019

#YNaija2018Review: Sterling vs GTB, Cee-C vs Tobi… See the Top 10 beefs of the year

Ready. Steady. Fight. Aisha Buhari vs Muhammadu Buhari The first couple have been known to nurse tensions between them- recall ...

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EditorJanuary 1, 2019

Coco Anetor-Sokei: I AM Story

Coco Anetor-Sokei is the reason I was motivated to do this project. My beautiful best girl is different. Being my ...

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EditorJanuary 1, 2019

Segun ‘Segalink’ Awosanya is Y!/YNaija.com’s Person of the Year 2018

The editorial board of Y! – TV, Magazine & Online – today announced its pick for Person of the Year 2017 ...

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EditorDecember 27, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Black Times, Oṣó, About 30… See our picks for the 10 best albums of the year

Sifting through the loads and loads of music put out during the calendar year, we made use of parameters such ...

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EditorDecember 27, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Teni, Jemima Osunde, Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin… See the top 10 Revelations of the year

Here’s to seeing more of them in the new year. Arranged in alphabetical order. Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin Through various projects like ...

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EditorDecember 26, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Billy Graham, Kofi Annan… These 10 deaths shook the world

May their souls rest in peace. This is the YNaija2018Review definitive list of globally recognised persons whose deaths shook the ...

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EditorDecember 26, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Tosyn Bucknor, Ras Kimono, Baba Sala… 10 notable deaths of 2018

May their souls rest in peace. Moses Olaiya Adejumo His parents named him Moses but he would go to the ...

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