Category: Editor’s Pick

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2020

Ultra Signature’s Arinola Okeowo is building businesses that will inspire women to shatter ceilings

Starting up a business in a country like Nigeria, where most of the policies are against your favour, is not ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 4, 2020

Joy Obinyan is teaching people how to breathe life into their brands and we love it

We are addicted to telling stories at RED | Africa. We do this in as many forms as you can ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 29, 2020

Ajibola Olayiwola is the futuristic Marketer you all want to have on your team

The coronavirus pandemic has been a leveller as much as an enabler. Fortunately, many Nigerians – and businesses – have ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 9, 2020

For SARS Awkuzu, it is an organised system of extra-judicial killings

When SARS appeared in China in 2002, it shook the world not just because it spread worldwide within months and ...

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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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Temidayo 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 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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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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Temidayo 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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Temidayo 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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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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Temidayo 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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Temidayo 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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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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Mojisola OgunlolaApril 20, 2020

Nasty Blaq will do well to remember that the internet never forgets

The chain of trends began hours ago when online comedian, Nasty Blaq posted a comedy skit titled “The lockdown has ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 17, 2020

Conversations on ‘Yoruba Muslims’ is sign that ethnic bigotry is not something people can afford to forget

Social media has this way of starting and never finishing wars. The only thing that gets to the finish line ...

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Ado AminuApril 17, 2020

M.I joking his way into public disrespect is why comedy is the domain of comedians

It is perfectly understandable if like many, your first reaction to the Twitter trend Sarz had been apprehension, at what ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 15, 2020

Not even Dugbe, Ibadan has been spared from market fires, we should all be worried

Fire outbreaks are becoming commonplace across Nigeria. We only just saw reports of a part of the Finance Ministry’s building ...

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Nelson C.JApril 14, 2020

#PayUsWithBVN is trending, will the FG listen or allow hoodlums consume us all?

Since the first major case of the novel coronavirus was confirmed in Lagos; critics, interest groups and Nigerians in general ...

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Ado AminuApril 14, 2020

What is all the fuss about Eko Atlantic?

What can you buy with 2 million, 400 thousand US dollars? A tonne of things are probably running a race ...

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