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Op-ed EditorNovember 22, 2020

Budweiser to gift consumers Mercedes Benz, PlayStation 5 in Smooth Kick-off Promo

Budweiser lager beer is the official sponsor of the English Premier League and the Spanish La Liga, two of the ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 16, 2020

The current hike in fuel price signals a need for the local refinement of oil products

On the 11th of November 2020, the Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 11, 2020

On the street of heartbreak | #TheYNaijaCover

As with all trends on social media, young Nigerians always have things to say. Experiences on heartbreaks and relationships fallouts ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 8, 2020

Sam Adeyemi, Mo Abudu, Lola Shoneyin, Don Jazzy, others make the list of The Future Awards Africa Prize for Service to Young People…voting starts immediately

Africa’s biggest youth awards, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), has unveiled the nominees for its only category open to public ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 5, 2020

The bullying of Rahama Sadau is sign that Nigerian women are not yet safe

by Alabi Adewale It’s hard to believe that in the year 2020, women are still being bullied to live according ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 5, 2020

#NonBinary: Let’s talk about the selective homophobia of emigrants | #Intersectional

by Adewale Alabi When queer related topics are discussed in Nigeria, many are quick to confirm that they are proud ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 4, 2020

Domestic abuse and the double closeted phenomenon in queer Nigerian relationships

by Alabi Adewale Domestic abuse in relationships often happens when there is a perceived unbalance between the people involved. Domestic ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 3, 2020

‘Na gay dey reign’: Defiance unapologetically places Nigerian queer issues on the table

by Alabi Adewale Watching the film ‘Defiance’ by Harry Itie created a sense of realization that queer Nigerians are beginning ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2020

Nigerian soldiers have made themselves ‘assistant Jesus’ in the fight against indecent dressing

by Alabi Adewale When Nigerian youths started the #EndSARS protests, it was because the impunity of the security operatives had ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2020

NFVCB’s actions against ‘Ife’ raises questions about the future of queer content in Nigeria

by Alabi Adewale The Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood, is a multi-million naira industry with its productions widely popular amongst other ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2020

‘I was arrested multiple times for fraud,’ Toyin Subair, HiTV founder tells #WithChude

On this week’s episode of #WithChude, Media and Entertainment entrepreneur and investor, Toyin Subair, opens up to host and founder ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 1, 2020

Selective homophobia: Mastering the art of ‘unlooking’ when it involves the rich

by Alabi Adewale Nigeria is a largely homophobic country where queer people are not only faced with homophobia but have ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 1, 2020

Paedophilia, homosexuality and the Nigerian Queer Community

by Alabi Adewale According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica; Paedophilia is a psychosexual disorder, generally affecting adults, characterized by sexual interest ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2020

Big Brother Naija and its popularity as a reality television series

Big Brother is a reality television competition that is popular all around the world. Many countries have their own form ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2020

Nollywood filmmaker charges producers to churn out constructive content

Nigerian filmmaker, Adekunle “Nodash” Adejuyigbe has cautioned producers to be wary of the kind of content they dish out to ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2020

Funmi Iyanda’s ‘Public Eye’ debuts on Television this Sunday

Nigeria is bleeding. The nation is on the precipice of a revolution sparked by outrage and pain. How do we ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 30, 2020

Bold, queer and defiant: Here’s what to expect from new Nigerian film ‘Defiance’

by Alabi Adewale Documenting history properly is a key concept young Nigerians are beginning to discover as an important part ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 29, 2020

How the British introduced homophobia into Nigeria |#NonBinary #Intersectional

by Alabi Adewale Nigerian cultures often rely on oral traditions as sources of reference on their history. Oral forms of ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 29, 2020

From Nigeria’s ancient history to modern times, crossdressers and queer people have always existed | #NonBinary #Intersectional

by Alabi Adewale In Nigeria, presently, only two genders are recognized- male and female. Many are hell-bent on not recognising ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 28, 2020

“People who were not even interested in the protests sent me threats” – Amara the Lesbian reveals on #WithChude

On the final episode of a weeklong special series of #WithChude, documenting the #EndSARS protests, YouTuber and outspoken queer activist, ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 27, 2020

U.S. Consulate announces application for 2020 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

The United States Consulate General in Lagos on Monday announced a call for applications for the 2020 Academy for Women ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 31, 2020

NDDC is saving Nigerians from chaos | #YNaijaCover

The executive director of projects at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Cairo Ojougboh has revealed that Nigeria will break ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 29, 2020

Here’s how you can find the nearest Medplus Pharmacy to you

Moni is obsessed with being ready for every conceivable emergency. Her favourite saying is, “if you stay ready, you don’t ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 25, 2020

Instablog accidentally reveals identity of handler | #YNaijaCover

Social media was abuzz today following Instablog accidentally revealing its handler as a woman. Op-ed Editor

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Op-ed EditorAugust 21, 2020

Cynthia Morgan makes long-awaited comeback with Hustle | #YNaijaCover

After a long haitus, and a controversy entangling Jude Okoye who was blamed for her career misfortune, Cynthia Morgan makes ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 20, 2020

EFCC probes Akpabio over diversion of funds | #YNaijaCover

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has received a petition requesting the anti-graft agency to probe the Minister of ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 20, 2020

Coca-Cola™ Nigeria launches “Open Like Never Before,” first new campaign since lockdown

New advertising campaign starts with a moving manifesto for change – George The Poet Coca-Cola Nigeria launches a new campaign, ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 20, 2020

Jemima Osunde, Olumide Oworu, others discuss finances, peer pressure, and showbiz on #WithChude

One of the biggest shows of 2020, #WithChude broke its stride on International Youth Day with a special episode celebrating ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 18, 2020

Lucky Nigerians set to win OPPO Mobile smartphones in #BBNaija Lockdown promo

OPPO Mobile Nigeria being one of the sponsors of the Big Brother Naija Season 5 “Lockdown” edition show has since ...

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