Category: Blogs

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 3, 2020

#YNaijaBBNGist: Lucy takes on Prince, Erica and Neo, at the same time

As the housemates prepare for another task presentation, tempers have flared up and words thrown, following a dispute over allocation ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 3, 2020

Femme Mag is the Nigerian Womxn-focused publication we need right now

Since the last decade, the internet, particularly social media has evolved from being just a tool for instant connectivity with ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 3, 2020

#YNaijaBBNCoverage: The housemates’ portrayal of Ka3na brings Lucy to tears + other updates

Day 45 in the house and the drama has intensified. In recognition of how far the housemates have come in ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 1, 2020

#YNaijaBBNOp-ed: From best friends to bitter rivals, an awful rift in Erica and Laycon’s relationship

One of the most standout attributes of this season’s housemates is the fact that they have displayed an immeasurable level ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 1, 2020

The African migrants locked up in Saudi Coronavirus centers deserve your attention

What is more devastating? The mindless disregard the world gives Black bodies or the various forms of violence flung at ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 1, 2020

Five reasons you should see ‘The Lost Okoroshi’ on Netflix this September

While we are still not sure when the coronavirus pandemic will be over, Nollywood has been protesting towards lifting the ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 1, 2020

#YNaijaBBNCoverage: Erica wins head of house again, but cannot share the win with Kiddwaya

Head of House challenge  Another Monday in the house saw the emergence of Erica as head of house, granting her ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 31, 2020

#YNaijaBBNOp-ed: The ‘situationship strategy’ in the BBN house may be doing more harm than good to the housemates

Sometimes, we define our relationships as partnerships and take active steps to ensure the partnership is mutually beneficial. In the ...

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Nelson C.JAugust 31, 2020

From Lolwe to Isele Magazine, Africa’s literary ecosystem is seeing a radical revival powered by young people

Between 2015-2019, the world saw the birth, end and enduring stagnancy of up to five African literary magazines. From Kenya’s ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 31, 2020

YNaijaBBNCoverage: Kiddwaya and Erica are both a strike away from disqualification and other updates

This past weekend in the Big Brother Naija house, to say the least was a bucket load of drama. From ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 30, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdate: Our eviction prediction turned out almost right afterall

Week five in the Big Brother house came with the usual ‘haas’ and ‘hoos’. All the housemates were up for ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 30, 2020

#YNaijaBBNOp-ed: Lucy’s possible eviction and our bottom four prediction

As far as controversy goes, there hasn’t been a stranger one in the Big Brother Naija house this season than ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 30, 2020

Review of Kwam 1’s ‘Fuji the Sound’, Interview with the Surreal 16 collective – the best Nigerian articles of the week

Each week here at YNaija, we round up the best Nigerian writing on the internet, highlighting the stories, profiles, interviews and ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 29, 2020

Omoni Oboli, Kemi Adetiba and other Nollywood stars mourn ‘Black Panther’ actor Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman, the actor famous for playing the titular hero in Marvel’s blockbuster film Black Panther, has died at the ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 29, 2020

#YNaijaBBNOp-ed: Could Erica’s BBN journey be similar to Tacha’s?

The Big Brother Naija reality TV show, since its first edition, has had only a handful of contestants brave enough ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 28, 2020

#YNaijaBBNGist: Kiddwaya says the only love he gets from his father is money

The rich also cry. Does that sound familiar? We all, at some point, must have come across a story that ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 28, 2020

#YNaijaBBNCoverage: Erica stands up to Lucy for Kiddwaya, housemates salute their heroes

Erica defends Kiddwaya In the Big Brother Naija house on Wednesday, the housemates were tasked with delivering a music performance ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 27, 2020

#YNaijaBBNCoverage: Here’s how we are rating the music performance of the housemates

Day 38 in the Big Brother Naija house was all about music vibes. The housemates woke up to a vibrant ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 26, 2020

#YNaijaBBNCoverage: Laycon is becoming the ‘darling’ of entertainment influencers. How far will the lucky charm go?

Whether you are a fan or not, you will know that Big Brother Naija represents youth. No wonder there is ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 26, 2020

YNaijaBBNCoverage: Nengi may just be more compatible with Kiddwaya than Ozo

It’s day 37 in the Big Brother Naija house and noodle brand, Indomie, decided, among other things, to put the housemates ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 25, 2020

#YNaijaBBNCoverage: Nengi lets Ozo know he wouldn’t be getting lucky with her

Ozo wins head of house There is no better time to have a competitive advantage than in the nick of ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 24, 2020

YNaijaBBNCoverage: Erica is on the verge of disqualification and may have ended her friendship with Laycon

Ebuka chats with the housemates Day 35 in the Big Brother Naija house gave everyone goosebumps, as it was filled ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 24, 2020

Toke Makinwa, Falz and Bovi, is ‘Therapy’ the more star powered show on Youtube?

Apart from the impressive budgets put behind shows by the big 3 media companies creating online show content, most of ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 23, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdate: A shocking eviction as Praise says goodbye to the house

Sundays are for evictions, that is of course if you happen to be a Big Brother Naija contestant. The show ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 21, 2020

#YNaijaBBNCoverage: Prince tells Erica that her relationship with Kiddwaya is an infatuation

Yesterday, Big Brother instructed housemates to participate in a rather interesting exercise. Owing to the absence of Big Brother, Big ...

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Ayodele IbiyemiAugust 21, 2020

Ed Keazor Remembers Nigeria’s Forgotten Army in “Company Yaya: Lost African Voices of World War 2”

When powerful nations were plunged into a war and interests clashed, more than half of the world was drawn into ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 20, 2020

#YNaijaBBNGist: Here’s why Brighto wants to break things off with Ozo and Nengi

Big Brother seems to be adamant about keeping to his word, ever since he disclosed to the current head of ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 20, 2020

#YNaijaBBNCoverage: Ozone ship capsizes as Nengi lets Ozo down gently

It’s day 31 of the Big Brother Naija show, and one of the most endorsed ships in the house seems ...

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Wilfred OkicheAugust 20, 2020

We attempt the impossible: A ranking of the videos in Beyonce’s Black is King

On the last day in July, Beyoncé’s unveiled her new visual album Black is King on Disney+. Designed as a re-imagination of the ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 19, 2020

#YNaijaBBNCoverage: Kiddwaya reminds housemates that he is HOH, and can’t be evicted

Could this be another failed week for the housemates? It’s the second day of the week and tensions are already ...

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