Category: Editor’s Pick

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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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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 26, 2018

The conversation on #NigeriaAt58 continues with the Independence Debate at #ThursdayTalks

The seventh edition of the monthly conversation with change agents and thought leaders – Thursday Talks Lagos – picked on ...

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Alexander OnukwueOctober 26, 2018

Can the PDP be ruthless and impartial? They have a chance with Atunwa’s NYSC scandal

The People’s Democratic Party have an opportunity to show that they have truly reformed in character by properly addressing the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 24, 2018

#YNaijaPolitico: Structures are the bedrock of godfatherism | Olusegun Akinsehinde speaks about his 2019 candidacy

YNaija has a special focus on politics and is committed to providing a platform for younger politicians to reach mass ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 18, 2018

Governor Ambode’s megacity plan has too many potholes

From the diaspora, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has worked so hard to ensure the livelihoods of Lagos residents is upgraded to ...

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Alexander OnukwueOctober 15, 2018

With Peter Obi involved, 2019 has effectively become a two-horse race

While he was Governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi says he once gave up his apartment for President Olusegun Obasanjo ...

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Reuben AbatiOctober 14, 2018

It is time we discussed Atiku’s candidacy and the rise of Peter Obi

Shortly after former Vice President Atiku Abubakar became the flag-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on October 6, party ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 12, 2018

What a Peter Obi as a running mate means for Atiku’s candidacy

There are unconfirmed reports that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku Abubakar has picked the former governor of Anambra, ...

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EditorOctober 12, 2018

Isime Esene: Obasanjo has elevated hypocrisy to an art form

Yesterday, Atiku Abubakar got a much needed reprieve from his former boss, Olusegun Obasanjo. The former Vice President got the ...

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Wilfred OkicheOctober 9, 2018

Profile: Why we should be excited about Zainab Ahmed (and why we shouldn’t be)

Following the resignation of Kemi Adeosun, former Minister of Finance over allegations of a forged document exempting her from the ...

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Alexander OnukwueOctober 9, 2018

New landlords, ambitious health budget, local policing | Here are five talking points from Donald Duke’s policy document

The Social Democratic Party has chosen Donald Duke to be its candidate in the 2019 presidential elections. The former two-term ...

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Alexander OnukwueOctober 8, 2018

Now that Atiku has a presidential ticket, how will he rebuild a reformed image and win critics over?

Candidates seeking to be president of Nigeria in about 130 days time will find a very motivated former Vice president ...

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Nigerian Slum/Informal Settlement FederationOctober 1, 2018

#NigeriaAt58: Can our country succeed in the face of informality and unsustainable development

Yesterday, we were at Rubbin’ Minds with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu on Channels TV to discuss livelihood challenges facing the urban poor ...

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Chikwe IheakweazuOctober 1, 2018

A homecoming: My visit to Liberia’s new National Public Health Institute

In May 2015, a few months after my experience as part of the Ebola outbreak response team in Liberia, I ...

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Chude JideonwoOctober 1, 2018

Chude Jideonwo: Buhari doesn’t deserve a second term, but Nigeria is still on course

“Nigeria is ON COURSE? Chude?! Are you and I not in this same country?” “I know. It’s almost a sacrilegious ...

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