Author: Edwin Okolo

Edwin OkoloAugust 5, 2019

Tekno has some very interesting ideas on how to make a comeback

Many people have been wondering what is going on with former Made Men Group singer Tekno. He fell off the ...

Edwin OkoloAugust 2, 2019

It’s 2019 and Guardian Life’s new direction seems to be chasing coins not clout

Guess who was on Guardian Life’s last weekend? Funa Maduka, the woman responsible for getting Genevieve Nnaji’s December hit Lionheart ...

Edwin OkoloAugust 2, 2019

Hallelujah, Tinder is finally looking out for the gays

Dating app Tinder has really caught on in Nigeria. It has gone from this dodgy app expatriates use to solicit ...

Edwin OkoloAugust 1, 2019

Joey Akan is giving the international reviewer thing a second try at The Fader

Since Joey Akan left his very controversial position as the head music reviewer at Pulse.NG, everyone’s been speculating where he ...

Edwin OkoloJuly 16, 2019

In a move that surprises no one; CAN publicly disowns solidarity visit to COZA

On Sunday, the 14th of July 2019, the Abuja branch of the Commonwealth Of Zion Assembly received a purported solidarity ...

Edwin OkoloJuly 15, 2019

Mary Remmy Njoku, the undisputed queen of Nollywood sells ROK to Canal+

In what is arguably the biggest boss move in Nollywood history, Mary Remmy Njoku, the CEO of the ROK group, ...

Edwin OkoloJuly 15, 2019

CAN in Abuja says: We stand with you, Biodun Fatoyinbo

The Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) had two special guests at yesterday’s Sunday service. The first was Reverend Dr. Jonah ...

Edwin OkoloJuly 8, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Biodun Fatoyinbo decides to launch attack on Busola, others … invites DaddyFreeze to interview him

We have received news that Pastors Biodun and Modele Fatoyinbo are preparing to wrest control of the narrative around the ...

Edwin OkoloJuly 4, 2019

‘I don’t think she is unaware’: A second survivor comes forward with her experience with Biodun Fatoyinbo and the tacit guilt of a pastor’s wife 

To understand how much fear Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo inspires in the subject of our next interview; we will tell you ...

Edwin OkoloJune 28, 2019

This is bigger than Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo and COZA

This morning, YNaija TV released a four part series of an interview between Chude Jideonwo and Busola Dakolo about her ...

Edwin OkoloJune 28, 2019

‘Nobody ignores me’; we break down the Y!TV exclusive with Busola Dakolo on being sexually assaulted by Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo

After six years of chasing rumours about the cases of sexual assault and rape and the public humiliation of Ese ...

Edwin OkoloJune 3, 2019

Sanwo-Olu is saying all the right things, but we’ve been through this before

Dear Lagosians, we have identified short, medium and long term projects across the state that require swift attention. Today, @drobafemihamzat ...

Edwin OkoloMay 21, 2019

Daydream Esoterica is Victor Ehikhamenor’s homecoming and an homage to Lagos

If there is one principle that has consistently defined Victor Ehikhamenor’s art practice, it is the idea that the art ...

Edwin OkoloApril 23, 2019

The age of the ‘active muse’ is over; its time for Nigerian stylists to get serious

At the 2017 and 2018 Lagos Fashion Week (LFWNG) showcases, commissioned stylists were conspicuously absent. Their absence was obvious because ...

Edwin OkoloApril 15, 2019

Native Media is revisiting the origins of Nigerian popular music with ‘Roots’ their new exhibition

Native Media has been on the cutting edge of documenting contemporary Nigerian music and the culture that has grown around ...

Edwin OkoloApril 9, 2019

Is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints about to become Nigeria’s first gay friendly church?

If there is anything the body of Christ in Nigeria is well known for, it is their vehement rejection of ...

Edwin OkoloApril 8, 2019

It is time women in Igbo land to have their #MeToo moment

If you have been following the news from Nigeria, then you have most certainly heard about the #ArewaMetoo movement. Inspired ...

Edwin OkoloFebruary 25, 2019

2019 was the election year Nigerian celebrities really stood up to be counted

Everyone by now has heard the almost fantastical story of Banky W’s run for the Eti-Osa House Of Representatives seat. ...

Edwin OkoloFebruary 20, 2019

Quddus King, Benita Nnachortam, Jekein Lato-Unah, Mary Edoro: Here is the Y!/YNaija 2019 New Establishment List

With each year, it becomes clearer to the editorial board at YNaija, the premium our annual New Establishment list places ...

Edwin OkoloFebruary 19, 2019

Revolutionizing volunteering in Nigeria is tough, but Be The Difference has it covered

On the 13th of February 2019, volunteer non-profit Be The Difference announced via Instagram that it was partnering with the ...

Edwin OkoloJanuary 1, 2019

Segun ‘@Segalink’ Awosanya is the editor’s pick for Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2018

The editorial board of Y!/ has chosen Segun ‘Segalink’ Awosanya as the editor’s pick for the YNaija 2018 Person of ...

Edwin OkoloDecember 17, 2018

BB Sasore and Momo Spaine talk ‘God calling’ and the art of film making

Film making is no easy feat in Nigeria, and while the Nigerian Film industry aka Nollywood churns out a number ...

Edwin OkoloDecember 8, 2018

With “Dead Lions Don’t Roar”, Tolu Akinyemi opts for relatable simplicity

Poetry can be likened to spades, whose ability to dig deep and unearth largely depends on who is handling it. ...

Edwin OkoloOctober 19, 2018

Meet Famzy: Falz steals the show in this captivating final teaser for ‘Chief Daddy’

In true EbonyLife fashion, the final teaser for Chief Daddy is nothing short of exceptional. The long-awaited teaser reveals the ...

Edwin OkoloOctober 11, 2018

The wait is killing us for Chief Daddy, but at least there’s a new teaser

This is the great and terrible thing about an extensive press rollout, you get to really get a feel for ...

Edwin OkoloOctober 7, 2018

The rumours are true, Mama Chibok, Obiageli Ezekwesili is running for president next year

According a news report posted by the international news platform Reuters, Mama Chibok and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Oby Ezekwesili ...

Edwin OkoloSeptember 25, 2018

Need yourself a dose of Chigurl? Check out the new ‘Chief Daddy’ teaser

It literally feels like everyone who is anyone in comedy is in the new film from Ebony Life Films, ‘Chief ...

Edwin OkoloSeptember 21, 2018

Mark your calendars people, Ebony Life just announced the premiere date for ‘Chief Daddy’

Following the recent release of the first teaser of the movie, Chief Daddy, EbonyLife Films has announced the date of ...

Edwin OkoloSeptember 19, 2018

‘I Be Man’ is challenging stereotypes around masculinity in our own schools

From our social media timeline as the alter Ego Cleopatra to our very daring madam Gold, Actor , Online comedian ...

Edwin OkoloSeptember 14, 2018

Nkem Owoh & Patience Ozokwor continue their comeback in Ebony Life’s ‘Chief Daddy’

Contrary to popular convention, their Golden age of  Nollywood (circa 1999 – 2012) never really faded into obscurity. Long before ...

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