Category: Editor’s Pick

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Op-ed EditorJuly 17, 2018

Demola Olarewaju: Saraki’s travails and the futility of Buhari’s war

If there ever was one corruption trial that was supposed to symbolise Mr. President’s skill and ruthlessness in fighting corruption, ...

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EditorJuly 16, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: Adeosun’s certificate scandal just shows she’s the typical privileged Nigerian child

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has been riddled with scandal after scandal. Mainagate, grass cutting, budget padding are just a few ...

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Usman AlabiJuly 16, 2018

Money will flow in 2019 election, like it did in Ekiti

Interesting as the Ekiti election may seem, but for faithful onlookers and believers in a better Nigeria, it is the ...

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Alexander OnukwueJuly 16, 2018

The urgent task before Fayemi in Ekiti

The brown and white envelopes, the strips that once held bundles of notes of various naira denominations and other souvenirs ...

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EditorJuly 16, 2018

Osinbajo leaves Silicon Valley, Hollywood wanting more

by Seun Bisuga Prior to the meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, most of the representatives from Hollywood’s leading movie ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 15, 2018

For the second time in their history, France are the #WorldCup champions

France have emerged World Cup champions for the second time in their history after a convincing 4-2 victory in their ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 14, 2018

#WorldCup Preview: England square up against Belgium in the losers final

The game nobody wants to play. Although there are many pundits, players and coaches stating that the game is a ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 13, 2018

#EkitiDecides: Should we pretend like this election is not all about Fayose?

In less than 24 hours, the people of the Ekiti would file out to elect their Chief Executive for the ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 12, 2018

How Bobrisky became more visible and disruptive

While some won’t see Bobrisky as their cup of tea, the cultural omnipresence the Snapchat star has reached in the ...

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Bolu AkindeleJuly 12, 2018

Pastor Poju Oyemade’s reply to a Twitter troll is the best thing we have seen from a pastor all year

There are trolls on the loose – that’s no news. The microblogging platform, Twitter, has, in the past few years ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 11, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: It’s not coming home for England as Croatia’s 2-1 comeback win sends them to the finals against France

Croatia set up their first World Cup final appearance after Mario Mandzukic’s 109th-minute strike secured a 2-1 comeback victory for ...

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Alexander OnukwueJuly 11, 2018

Kemi Adeosun’s NYSC certificate scandal will shame at least one Nigerian institution; the more the better

Following the bombshell report on Kemi Adeosun’s alleged forgery of a National Youth Service Corps exemption certificate, the NYSC directorate ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 11, 2018

#WorldCup Semi-final Preview: Croatia Vs England – Can England really take it home?

The Three Lions of England are billed to book their first World Cup final spot for the first time in ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 10, 2018

#WorldCup semi-finals Preview: France Vs Belgium – Clash of the Titans

The much-fancied France side will take on another highly rated team in this World Cup – Belgium. The display of ...

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Wilfred OkicheJuly 9, 2018

The AMVCAs, Tyler Perry’s Acrimony and why Nollywood needs new audiences

Over the weekend, on Twitter, the age-old battle of the sexes was revived for the 57,000th merry go round. This ...

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EditorJuly 9, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: Music is always political and protest music especially so

Falz’s This Is Nigeria seems to have become the de-facto counterpoint to Childish Gambino’s genre-bending self-examination as a black musician ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 9, 2018

Throw the Twitter debate series #NoDragMyGender into the fire and let it burn

What have we done to deserve this kind of social media hazard? Back in May, popular social media influencer Paul ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 7, 2018

The Borno state Police protest is symptomatic of a country that lies even to itself

Much like Trump’s America, President Buhari’s approach to any public scandal is a mash of outright lies and public propaganda. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 7, 2018

Police kill NYSC member, new APC faction emerges and other stories that drove conversation this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. France President, Emmanuel Macron Tuesday, visited the New Afrika ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 5, 2018

Everything you need to know about the NYSC member killed by the Police in Abuja

Police intimidation and brutality have become a big problem in Nigeria and while we mourn people who die from inadequate ...

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Alexander OnukwueJuly 5, 2018

Nigerian doctors are leaving for the UK, and the resulting crisis will affect everyone, even you

Dear reader, please do not develop a health condition requiring a doctor’s examination in Nigeria because you would have to ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 5, 2018

#IsYourBooYourBoo? InvestigaTHOR is the Twitter-based platform exposing cheating partners

Before recently stumbling on InvestigaTHOR on Twitter, I have always nursed the idea of being in a relationship since I ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 3, 2018

Mikel Obi, a National Hero Nigeria does not deserve

John Mikel Obi was called four hours before Nigeria’s most crucial game against Argentina that his father had been kidnapped ...

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EditorJuly 3, 2018

Herdsmen Attack: Saraki calls for more responsibility on the part of government

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has decried the current spate of killings in the country reiterating that the value of human ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 3, 2018

Ex-BB Naija housemate Bally is looking for a wife and Linda Ikeji TV is here to help him

I haven’t stopped feeling amused since I came across Hottest Bachelor Nigeria, the never-seen-before dating reality show coming soon to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 3, 2018

#YNaijaSays: President Buhari’s social media ‘advisors’ should blame the killer herdsmen not the media

We know you are paid to work for the presidency, but when it comes to certain things, like the loss ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 2, 2018

We might just be in love with the first episode of “The Chronicles of Lolu”

Back on the third season of Big Brother Naija, I saw Lolu Shomuyiwa as a dark horse. Unlike other big-bodied, ...

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