Category: Editor’s Pick

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Michael IsaacOctober 30, 2020

#YNaijaArt99: Peju Alatise, David Uzochukwu, Ayobola Kekere-Ekun| The 99 Most Influential Nigerians in Art

As is YNaija‘s annual tradition, the anticipated Art 99 list has just been revealed, introducing the most influential figures in the world ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 2, 2020

Pastor Sam Adeyemi’s depiction of a future Nigeria is great, but are we ready to take up the challenge?

Nigeria celebrated her independence Thursday, in a rather solemn mood for obvious reasons. The mood of the Independence Day anniversary ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 30, 2020

#YNaijaFashion101: Sagoe, Lisa Folawiyo, Ugo Mozie, Fisayo Longe | 101 Most Influential Nigerian Fashion Brands and Personalities

The revolution Nigeria’s fashion industry is currently experiencing cannot be stopped by even a pandemic that has kept us at ...

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Uroupa KiakubuSeptember 27, 2020

Myth or fact: Queen Amina’s story has inspiring leadership lessons for women

From generation to generation, women have proven themselves an integral and indispensable part of leadership both locally and globally. Nigeria ...

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Michael IsaacSeptember 23, 2020

South Africans are planning a nationwide ‘clean up’ and the dirt is Nigeria | #23SeptemberCleanSA

If you walked into South African Twitter, what you will see is #PutSouthAfricansFirst, #NigeriansMustGo, #ForeignersVacateOurJobs – an understanding that South Africans ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 21, 2020

“Our vision is to end unnecessary human suffering” | Time formalist, Olu Ogunlela solves problems one human at a time

We are addicted to telling stories at RED | Africa. We do this in as many forms as you can ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 11, 2020

Nollywood and a post-pandemic future

At the end of the Living in Bondage sequel premiere last year, the audience erupted in an applause in a ...

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Michael IsaacSeptember 10, 2020

They wrapped you, but you didn’t do anything | Laycon’s stirring thread about his father is a lesson for us all

The loss of a loved one brings up emotions we hoped would remain bottled for longer than we imagine. We ...

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Uroupa KiakubuSeptember 9, 2020

All we know about Gana, Benue’s alleged most wanted criminal now dead

News making the rounds has it that the Nigerian soldiers have killed Benue’s most wanted criminal, Terwase Akwaza also known ...

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Uroupa KiakubuSeptember 5, 2020

All Nigerians will have to pay a price | See all we know about the alleged P&ID scam

Nigeria is reported to have secured a landmark victory against Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID) in its effort to reverse ...

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Joanne IkeAugust 25, 2020

Art stands a viable mental health cure but why do we still ignore this?

On an extraordinary Sunday morning in May, two dozen health workers, donned in scrubs and face masks followed the smooth ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 24, 2020

Slavery is still an issue and we will continue the struggle to end it

by Joanne Ike August 23 is the international day of remembrance of the slave trade and its abolition. But even ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 17, 2020

What does Diddy really want from Burna Boy?

”Beyoncé-endorsed Burna Boy make Afrobeat go international” declares a New York Post headline during the release fever of Burna Boy’s ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2020

Ultra Signature’s Arinola Okeowo is building businesses that will inspire women to shatter ceilings

Starting up a business in a country like Nigeria, where most of the policies are against your favour, is not ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 4, 2020

Joy Obinyan is teaching people how to breathe life into their brands and we love it

We are addicted to telling stories at RED | Africa. We do this in as many forms as you can ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 29, 2020

Ajibola Olayiwola is the futuristic Marketer you all want to have on your team

The coronavirus pandemic has been a leveller as much as an enabler. Fortunately, many Nigerians – and businesses – have ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 9, 2020

For SARS Awkuzu, it is an organised system of extra-judicial killings

When SARS appeared in China in 2002, it shook the world not just because it spread worldwide within months and ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 23, 2020

Naeto C vs MI: Whose music was more influential?

by Ogbeche Ohotuowo Those who love music have been blessed with music battles from their favourite and not-so-favorite musicians and music ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 23, 2020

Dear Nigerian YouTuber, here’s how to navigate the minefield of music copyright

by  Toluwanimi Onakoya The Nigerian YouTube community is increasingly gaining ground and waxing stronger. Members are constantly multiplying even more so ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 22, 2020

The Mbira Instrument: How Google Doodles are amplifying the African voice

by  Toluwanimi Onakoya If you’ve ever googled anything, you are most likely aware of the infamous Google doodle. Google is known ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 21, 2020

COVID-19: RED | For Africa announces company-wide shutdown to support team’s mental and emotional health

To support the mental and emotional health of its team across the continent, and cushion the likely effects of working ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 20, 2020

Should ‘Abuja Pastors’ be allowed to break the law that grace may abound?

by Ogbeche Ohotuowo 22 Many will say to Me in that day, ‘Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 6, 2020

Are we going to ignore reports of ‘Yobe mysterious deaths’ like we did with Kano?

Recorded cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have continued to increase and nearing 3,000 as of Wednesday, May 6. Amid ...

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Ado AminuMay 5, 2020

#TestKitScam: What is the likelihood that a goat and pawpaw tested positive for COVID-19?

Perhaps the last headline you or anyone for that matter will want to read in these uncertain times is “CDC ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 4, 2020

Here’s why the trend on Enugu is most worrisome

We had problems pre-pandemic and it seemed like all our other problems disappeared immediately the pandemic became a more worrisome ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 3, 2020

This Sunday on Rubbin’ Minds; Analysts discuss Presidential directive on the Lockdown and its implications

It’s another Sunday and your darling daytime talk show, Rubbin’ Minds returns to the screen with host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. As new ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 1, 2020

YNaija Governors’ Ranking: Sanwo-Olu, El-Rufai, Ganduje, Umahi | Here are the best and worst performers for April

States across Nigeria continued for the second month running, intense battles against the coronavirus pandemic within their domain. We saw ...

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Mojisola OgunlolaApril 30, 2020

Nigerians pay respect as popular video vixen, Picture Kodak dies from electrocution

There is no doubt that this has been a trying year for Nigerians across several industries. To top this up, ...

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Ado AminuApril 30, 2020

Why are Nigerians protesting the NCDC bill? Take a look for yourself

If no-holds-barred criticism is what makes a great government, the Federal Republic of Nigeria may very well lead in global ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 30, 2020

Ahmad Lawan, Amosun, Omo-Agege top YNaija Legislators’ Ranking for April

There hasn’t been much of legislative activities in the month under review, as federal lawmakers were on 24th March forced ...

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