Category: Editor’s Pick

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Bernard DayoMarch 12, 2019

Obituary: Pius Adesanmi, the public intellectual

“If I take the wings of the morning and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, even there your ...

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Wilfred OkicheMarch 11, 2019

Obituary: Adeyemo Elebute; surgeon, academic, entrepreneur

On 23, February, renowned surgeon, medical elder, distinguished academic and exemplary entrepreneur, Professor Adeyemo Emmanuel Elebute breathed his last. He ...

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EditorMarch 8, 2019

Adesua Dozie, Teni Apata, Kadaria Ahmed, Ngozi Nkwoji, … these are Nigeria’s 100 Most Inspiring Women in 2019

Leading Ladies Africa presents its annual #100 Most Inspiring Women in Nigeria list for 2019. For the 5th consecutive year, ...

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EditorMarch 8, 2019

Bukonla Adebakin: This #IWD2019, we must push for balance for a better future for women

As a leader in the Nigerian non-profit space, I have had the rare experience of sitting in a banquet hall ...

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Wilfred OkicheMarch 2, 2019

Obituary: Bisi Silva, godmother of contemporary art from Africa

The art world, locally and internationally, mourns the loss of Bisi Silva, influential curator, founder and artistic director of the ...

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Edwin OkoloFebruary 25, 2019

2019 was the election year Nigerian celebrities really stood up to be counted

Everyone by now has heard the almost fantastical story of Banky W’s run for the Eti-Osa House Of Representatives seat. ...

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Edwin OkoloFebruary 20, 2019

Quddus King, Benita Nnachortam, Jekein Lato-Unah, Mary Edoro: Here is the Y!/YNaija 2019 New Establishment List

With each year, it becomes clearer to the editorial board at YNaija, the premium our annual New Establishment list places ...

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Wilfred OkicheFebruary 4, 2019

#IFFR2019: Present.Perfect, Capharnaüm are big winners at Rotterdam’s awards night.

The award winners for the 48th International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) were announced Friday, 1, February 2019. The USA/Hong Kong ...

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Wilfred OkicheFebruary 1, 2019

#IFFR2019: My Friend Fela is an intimate look at Nigeria’s biggest export

Even when the Nigerian film presence at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) appears non-existent this year, Nigeria’s most important ...

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EditorJanuary 31, 2019

Ghana’s New Tribe: The Future Awards Africa unveils 50 outstanding young Ghanaians

Africa’s biggest youth awards, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has unveiled the coveted list of young Ghanaians with outstanding achievements ...

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EditorJanuary 29, 2019

“Our mandate hasn’t changed, neither has our dream” – Omowale David-Ashiru lets us in on Andela’s Series D funding

Editor’s Note: In 2018, YNaija was granted the rare opportunity to profile Andela Nigeria, the Nigerian arm of a global ...

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Alexander OnukwueJanuary 28, 2019

The president’s ambition suffereth violence, the violent take the bench by force

With an executive hammer fashioned by legalistic manipulation, President Muhammadu Buhari has forced his will on Nigeria’s Judiciary. On Friday ...

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Wilfred OkicheJanuary 28, 2019

Investigation: Has Enugu State unlocked the model for genuine community development in Nigeria?

Enugu State government’s landmark Visit Every Community (VEC) programme looks to be delivering on its mandate despite several gaps and ...

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Wilfred OkicheJanuary 22, 2019

Profile: How Genevieve Nnaji became Queen of Nollywood (again)

In December 2018, two decades after starting out with a bit part in the crime drama, Most Wanted, Genevieve Nnaji ...

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Wilfred OkicheJanuary 15, 2019

Younger Nollywood filmmakers are tackling diversity in storytelling. Is there an audience?

At the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), Nigeria’s biggest and most important film festival, held in Lagos from 12-17th November ...

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Wilfred OkicheJanuary 3, 2019

#YNaija2018Review: King of Boys, Lionheart, Kasala… See the 10 most ambitious Films of the Year

In terms of quality of films, 2018 was a bit of a downer as there was a bit of struggle ...

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Wilfred OkicheJanuary 3, 2019

#YNaija2018Review: Omoni Oboli, Reminisce, Pete Edochie… See the 10 best performances of the year

These performances got us buzzing. They should grab all the trophies. Arranged from bottom to top. Bisola Aiyeola- Chief Daddy ...

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Wilfred OkicheJanuary 2, 2019

#YNaija2018Review: Ganduje, Buratai, Kemi Adeosun…Who are the worst people of the year?

From a covetous governor obsessed with securing kickbacks to a disgraced professor soliciting sex for marks, is there anything redeeming ...

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Wilfred OkicheJanuary 2, 2019

#YNaija2018Review: Ahmed Musa’s World Cup goals, #NotTooYoungToRun….10 moments that made us proud

Because every cloud has a silver lining. Seun Kuti nominated for Grammys Black Times, the latest album from Afrobeat singer, ...

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Edwin OkoloJanuary 1, 2019

Segun ‘@Segalink’ Awosanya is the editor’s pick for Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2018

The editorial board of Y!/YNaija.com has chosen Segun ‘Segalink’ Awosanya as the editor’s pick for the YNaija 2018 Person of ...

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EditorJanuary 1, 2019

Segun ‘Segalink’ Awosanya is Y!/YNaija.com’s Person of the Year 2018

The editorial board of Y! – TV, Magazine & Online – today announced its pick for Person of the Year 2017 ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 31, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Serena Williams’ outburst, Tiger Woods return, Luka Modrić ends the Ronaldo/Messi duoploy… See the top 10 sporting moments of 2018

2018, like every other year, has been one of cheers and woes, and in the world of sports, it’s no ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 30, 2018

Why I see politics as a love affair | SDP candidate, George Abbey talks about his 2019 candidacy

The 2019 General Elections are almost here but, so many candidates are relatively unknown and so, YNaija is offering a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 26, 2018

#YNaijaPolitico: “I am Joseph Olupona, a young candidate for 2019 election and here are my dreams for Nigeria”

The 2019 General Elections are almost here but, so many candidates are relatively unknown and so, YNaija is offering a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 25, 2018

Politics is the fastest way to help people | AAC candidate, Balogun Danjuma says in this tell all interview

The 2019 General Elections are almost here but, so many candidates are relatively unknown and so, YNaija is offering a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 23, 2018

#YNaijaPolitico: Here’s how Olusoji Oduntan aims to better represent his people who have been abandoned for 19 years

The 2019 General Elections are almost here but, so many candidates are relatively unknown and so, YNaija is offering a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 15, 2018

#YNaijaPolitico: We have only 2 godfathers in Nigeria | Akoje Kevin speaks on his 2019 candidacy

Youth participation in Nigerian politics has been a cause for concern because there is the belief that young people possess ...

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ThankGod UkachukwuNovember 7, 2018

Visionary Leadership Or Change: The choice before Abians in 2019 gubernatorial elections

Abia State voters must be careful not to acquiesce to the same predicament London-based The Economist magazine (which endorsed President ...

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Otaigbe EwoigbokhanNovember 7, 2018

King of Boys: An unvarnished look into the seedy underbelly of the Lagos elite

Kemi Adetiba’s King of Boys is a coming of age film and a departure from the mundane theme of comedy ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 26, 2018

#YNaijaPolitico: The mindset of Nigerians during elections is unfortunately attached to ‘money’ | ACPN candidate, Atolusi Damilola says

Unlike some years back when young politicians could not do more than be party members, the Not Too Young To ...

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