Category: Editor’s Pick

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 20, 2020

On childhood nostalgia, working for your landlord | Here are the funny tweets we saw from Nigerians today

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 20, 2020

‘Amotekun’ Apostles, Waste-Purveyors and Stand-Still Administrator | Here’s the YNaija Governors’ Ranking for January

The still-buzzing story within the Nigerian governors’ circuit is the creation of Amotekun, a regional security outfit launched by South-West ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 19, 2020

On the Biafran War, Nigerians migrating to Canada | Here are the best Nigerian articles of the week

Each week here at YNaija, we round up the best Nigerian writing on the internet, highlighting the stories, profiles, interviews and ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 17, 2020

The YNaija top 10 influencers for January

Despite platforms like Twitter and Instagram ostensibly trying to malign influencer culture with new rules and policies last year, influencers ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 16, 2020

On dating your friend’s ex, The Peruzzi Drama | Here are the funny tweets we saw from Nigerians today

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Nelson C.JJanuary 10, 2020

Hallelujah! Nigerian universities are finally getting a chance to move with the times

Alongside decaying structures, lack of learning equipment, obsolete teaching materials and excessively theorized curriculums with little to no practical classes ...

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Nelson C.JJanuary 9, 2020

Speed Darlington vs. Tunde Ednut: The place of consent and appropriation in social media entertainment

The line between growing one’s virtual brand off the material other people have produced and affiliating with a known brand ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 9, 2020

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Goodluck Jonathan speaks on contesting in 2023 Presidential election

Goodluck Jonathan speaks on contesting in 2023 Presidential election Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has dispelled report of being under pressure ...

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EditorJanuary 7, 2020

The Opera News bubble has burst, but is anyone really surprised?

If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Hundreds of Nigerian journalists and writers across the country ...

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Wilfred OkicheJanuary 4, 2020

Theatre Review: Fela’s Republic and the Kalakuta Queens casts a spell

Another December, another Bolanle Austen-Peters extravaganza. And how we have come to love them. And why shouldn’t we? When it ...

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Wilfred OkicheJanuary 3, 2020

Concert Review: Bez Live: The Light

On the 24th of December at the Muri Okunola park, soul singer, Bez Idakula put out another edition of his ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 27, 2019

We thought the year of ridiculous policies was finally over, but Kano says no

This year saw quite a number of preposterous bills and laws getting proposed and enacted. From the social media bill ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 27, 2019

Noble Igwe’s recent tweets will tell you where we are with the patriarchy

In the ever pulsating conversations around gender-equality that happen on social media, domestic responsibilities i.e cooking has been passed around ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 27, 2019

More than we ever thought, domestic workers in Nigeria need stronger protection

About five days ago, a video of a woman pushing a little girl out of a car and going on ...

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Edwin OkoloDecember 27, 2019

Borders in Nigeria are staying closed for the foreseeable future

Earlier this year, the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Authority, Hameed Ali announced the country was closing its land ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 26, 2019

#YNaija2019Review: Sorrows, tears and blood…The most distressing tragedies of the year

A bloody year ANA president owing student President of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) Denja Abdullahi exhibited proof that ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 25, 2019

#YNaija2019Review: Rema, Blaqbonez, Swanky JKA…. We present the Revelations of the Year

Remember their names. They are here to stay. Blaqbonez Making the claim of being the best rapper in Africa is ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 23, 2019

#YNaija2019Review: Pius Adesanmi, Bisi Silva, Mad Melon…The most notable deaths of the year

Here’s to the ones that we lost. Pius Adesanmi Academic and public intellectual Pius Adesanmi was on his way to ...

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EditorDecember 3, 2019

Sowore, Tony Rapu, Busola Dakolo, Corper Stephen Teru, others make Y!/YNaija.com shortlist for Person of the Year. Voting starts now!

In its ninth year, The editorial board of  Y!/YNaija.com announces a shortlist for its 2019 Person of the Year, following ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 25, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Probe of Air Peace CEO, Allen Onyema’s $44.9m wire deal link with Amnesty cash begins

A probe to establish a link between the $44.9 million wire deal traced to Air Peace chairman Allen Onyema in the United ...

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EditorNovember 22, 2019

The Buhari government is losing its mind on the matter of Sowore

It has been 20 years since Nigeria returned to a hard-fought democratic system of government. Four since President Muhammadu Buhari, ...

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Nelson C.JNovember 21, 2019

This is why Burna Boy will win a Grammy

Burna Boy has had a terrific year. Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu – his government name – made a cosmic comeback with ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 21, 2019

YNaija presents its Governors’ Ranking for November

The biggest news in the governor circuit is the re-election of Yahaya Bello in Kogi, which was marred with violence, ...

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Wilfred OkicheNovember 16, 2019

Theatre Review: A man who is not a man – Bolanle Austen Peters’ Man Enough

It is almost impossible to navigate the great wide streets of the Internet these days, without coming across the hashtags ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 10, 2019

Here are the best Nigerian articles of the week

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 8, 2019

Burna Boy, Debo Ogundoyin, Kenneth Udekwe, Israel Adesanya and Nigeria’s #Metoo Movement; Khadijah Adamu, Damilola Marcus and Kiki Mordi are honorees for #TFAA2019 Young Person of the Year

Celebrating their excellence and distinction regardless of barriers in tribe and religious differences, Damini ‘Burna Boy’ Ogulu, Debo Ogundoyin, Kenneth ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 6, 2019

Top 5 movies we are most looking forward to in November

The film world is still churning with the news about the disqualification of Genevieve Nnaji’s Lionheart from 2020 Oscar race. ...

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Edwin OkoloNovember 5, 2019

Isn’t Crazeclown too big a brand to be engaging in misogynistic jokes?

Nigerian comedy really is in the dumps, with the exception of a handful of truly talented comedians (Maraji mostly) the ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 3, 2019

#NigeriasNewTribe: Here’s the The Future Awards 2019 nominees list

The long-awaited nominees unveiling of The Future Awards 2019 went live today on Channels TV, Soundcity TV, Pop Central, and ...

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Chude JideonwoAugust 3, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable: Compassionate humans

contributed by Kui Wamithi The more I proceed through this journey called life, the more I learn that people need ...

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