Category: Editor’s Pick

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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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Dayo 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 19, 2020

Uber’s Efosa Aiyevbomwan makes case for balance between creativity and business’ messaging

What keeps me going is the knowledge that I have barely scratched the surface; even though I have worked in ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 12, 2020

Brand Manager, Adedotun Ajibade shares key points on adapting to post-COVID-19 changes

‘Never lose focus, no matter the challenges’ – Adedotun Ajibade.  The world is facing adverse challenges, and if we draw ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 8, 2020

Wike’s ‘Lockdown Republic’ gains fans on Twitter

From rumors that the President of Russia; Vladimir Putin released a hundred lions on the streets of Moscow, to keep ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 7, 2020

The NCDC needs to consider stronger campaigns if we’d win over the ‘Doubting Thomasses’

If there is one habit synonymous with adults, it is falling into routine. We often have that thing we can’t ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 7, 2020

Oke Umurhohwo’s insights on the AI vs Marketers debate is golden and we love it

“Audiences are evolving, things are changing,”  – Oke Umurhohwo These ‘forced’ changes should not be an excuse to sit back ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 7, 2020

Igbo is trending and there can hardly be a more beautiful conversation

Besides its prominence as an essential channel of communication with people of diverse backgrounds, Twitter has become a handy tool ...

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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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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 6, 2020

With nuggets from Aderayo Bankole, there are no mysteries in brand communication

Branding, Communications, Strategy. Put those words in one place and you know you are on your way to winning the ...

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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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Dayo 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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Chinedu OkaforMay 2, 2020

It’s a long battle but an African remedy may just be the solution to COVID-19

The Coronavirus pandemic which has prompted a swift halt of economic activities all around the world, and also caused entire ...

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Dayo 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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Chinedu OkaforApril 30, 2020

‘Sexual consent’ dominates conversation as allegation of sexual assault resurfaces on Twitter

Ah, consent! The one topic people on social media, particularly Twitter, that some can’t seem to get enough of. It ...

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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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Dayo 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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Ado AminuApril 29, 2020

#FreeMubarakBala: Archaic laws have no place in our books

Blasphemy laws, like many archaic laws in Nigeria’s spazzing justice system, is a relic of our colonial past. That this ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 29, 2020

YNaija Ministers’ Effectiveness Ranking: Sunday Dare, Nwajiuba, Aregbesola occupy top spots for April

This month is unique in the life of the Muhammadu Buhari cabinet as it clocks six months since the Ministers ...

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Ado AminuApril 24, 2020

The recklessness that led to Plateau State’s index coronavirus case

Daily updates on newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the country have become as much a part of our lives ...

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Chinedu OkaforApril 23, 2020

There may be many reasons to scapegoat the NCDC, Kano is not one of them

It’s easy to get caught up in the uniformity of conventional activities that make up our daily lives, so much ...

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Nelson C.JApril 23, 2020

$21,000 tuition is no substitute for hands-on parenting; a bitter lesson African parents must learn

  Is this beating ? 21k USD is a lot and the mum is saying he should not beat them ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 22, 2020

#JusticeForSeyiAkinade is a reminder that we are paying with our lives for a ‘corrupt police force’

#EndSARS has been a trend for close to a decade. Police brutality has been a ‘normal’ event in Nigeria but ...

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Ado AminuApril 21, 2020

#OilPrice: Here’s how the crash concerns us unless we plan to drink our oil anytime soon

2020 is in a race with itself to shock us more and more each day, and it is winning. Shock ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 20, 2020

#BopDaddyChallenge: Did the Nigerian Immigration Service shoot itself on this one?

Religion. Yes, that’s the word. The word that has led many in divisive ways. The word too many people misinterpret. ...

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