Category: Blogs

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Kola MuhammedOctober 22, 2020

Kunle Afolayan’s intention to script #LekkiMassacre is a path other creatives should follow

The evening of October 20, 2020, at the Lekki toll gate plaza, Lagos, is a gory moment which will be ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 22, 2020

On Beyonce and Miss Tina: When ‘working behind the scenes’ does not suffice | #EndSARS

by Adewale Alabi When the #EndSARS/#EndSWAT protest started, no one particularly saw the need for foreign support.  As time went ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 21, 2020

How Mo Abudu helped to seal Oscars pidgin recognition for Nollywood

While agitation for reforms across sectors continues to inform gatherings on Nigerian streets and roads, a clamour which was made ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 20, 2020

Over 150,000 people on DJ Switch’s IG Live saw how Nigerian security operatives opened fire on peaceful protesters

Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu had ordered an indefinite 24-hour curfew, citing increased violence and take-over of peaceful protests by thugs ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 20, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: UEFA set to kick off tonight with a big bang as Man United takes on PSG

It is said that the first chapter of a book is often the difference between the readers finishing the entire ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 16, 2020

#EndSARS: Beyonce really does not have to lend her voice because she “capitalised” off Africa

Earlier today, Twitter was abuzz with a an Instagram live video made by Tiwa Savage. In this video, we can ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 16, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Marcus Rashford’s attempt to end child hunger frustrated by the UK government

Having lived off food vouchers while growing up, Manchester United‘s Marcus Rashford is well aware of the distress of fighting ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 15, 2020

Sanwo-Olu, Obiano are singing the songs #EndSARS protesters want to hear, but we are not there yet

Who would have known that it will take 7 whole days before forces in government places begin to take action? ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 15, 2020

#EndSARS: Banning the protests doesn’t signify the government’s commitment to fulfilling their promises

It is day 8 of the #EndSARS movement and while protests are still going on strong in cities like Lagos ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 14, 2020

#EndSWAT: Young Nigerians are ready to probe and dismantle existing harmful systems in the country

A recurring conversation in this movement that has entered its sixth day of peaceful protests and a number of reactive ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 14, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: World’s most beloved athlete Cristiano Ronaldo contracts Covid-19

From the moment sporting leagues all over the world gradually and successively began reopening sporting events, the badgering question of ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 12, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Celebrities should not be holding meetings on behalf of the people | #SARSMUSTEND

Popular figures, Davido, D’Banj, Segalink, Ubi Franklin, Korede Bello, and a bunch of others, were in a private meeting with ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 12, 2020

#EndSARSProtest: The struggles of women and queer people also matter

Nigerians struggle with the idea of intersectionality. We find it difficult to consider other people’s voices that intersect with ours; ...

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EditorOctober 12, 2020

Fresh off #EndSARS protest, Toke Makinwa unveiled as host for The Future Awards Africa 2020; themed ‘The Age of Revolution’

For its first ever TV and Virtual event, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has announced on-air personality and one of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 11, 2020

Results from #OndoDecides2020 indicate APC’s Akeredolu wins guber election by landslide

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the incumbent has been re-elected as the governor of Ondo ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 11, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: Police unit, SARS has been dissolved | #EndSARS

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, in a press conference held October 11, 2020, has announced the disbandment of the ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 10, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Burna Boy finally joins the #EndSARS movement with ‘Project Protect’

  At the present, the world all over has become aware of #EndSARS movement. What was rebuked as mere social ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 10, 2020

#EndSARS: This is a fearless generation and there are many more causes to be fought

We can all agree that to be a young Nigerian today is to be in a constant state of awareness. ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 10, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: The distractions are crawling out but here’s why we must focus on the problem at hand

As the heat around the #EndSARS intensifies, there is the conversation around the reason why people are protesting and calling ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 8, 2020

#EndSARS: We are finally seeing increased participation from people with huge platforms

During the Black Lives Matter movement that broke out in America and quickly sparked off a chain of global protest ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 8, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Israel Adesanya picks a fight with the world’s most dangerous athlete

As it currently stands, Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya may just be the best pound for pound mixed martial artiste in the ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 7, 2020

Here’s why Igbo apprenticeship is not as rosy as many make it seem

At any given time, you might find a Twitter thread or an article detailing the brilliance of the Igbo apprenticeship ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 7, 2020

Child of grace or misplaced priorities? Nigerians are torn on Laycon’s government appointment

It’s a well-known fact at this point that the Big Brother Naija reality TV show is a platform that produces ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 6, 2020

Another Ultimate Love ship sinks as Cherry hints mental abuse

Michael and Cherry of Africa Magic’s premier love show Ultimate Love have gone their separate ways despite having a promising ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 6, 2020

Lil Frosh: The Nigerian music industry continues to thrive on fans who make allowances for abusive artists

When a Nigerian music artist, usually male, is caught in a case of assault whether outrightly sexual, physical or emotional, ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 6, 2020

#EndSARSnow: Will this wave of protests against SARS mark an end to this menace?

In the past three days, the heat of the people’s concern over the recurring acts of assault, extortion, illegal and ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 6, 2020

MI and Vector sit together and it’s mixed feelings for both sides of the fanbase

Two of Nigeria’s most renowned rap artists, Jude Lampheni Agbaga popularly known as MI, and, Olarewaju Ogunmefun David, also known ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 5, 2020

#YNaijaSportsCoverage: Weird weekend for sports as big name teams face embarrassing losses | other updates

It was a strange weekend for the world of sports as major sport’s franchises across football basketball and even American ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 5, 2020

Lil Frosh: What role do enablers play in gender based violence?

If you look closely at the fabric of each case of gender-based violence, away from the primary perpetrator (who is ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 5, 2020

#YNaijaSportsAnalysis: Reasons why Liverpool and Manchester United fell flat on their face this weekend

Talk about a lack of energy, or perhaps over confidence, however you choose to look at it, there really is ...

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