Category: Editor’s Pick

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 2, 2022

#YNaijaPolitics99: 99 Nigerians shaping the political landscape (I)

Politics all over the world play the most critical role in driving national development, but behind the structures, institutions, and ...

Omoleye OmoruyiApril 9, 2022

Mustapha Gajibo: The electric vehicle maker selling ‘endless possibilities’

We could just say ‘tech’ and end the story like that, knowing that technology has made the 21st century the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiApril 8, 2022

#YNaija2023: We profile the biggest players in the presidential race

Having listed Nigerians who are aspirants of the presidential seat in the 2023 general elections, the PDP heavyweights, and the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiApril 6, 2022

#YNaija2023: See the APC presidential candidates who want Buhari’s job

Bola Ahmed Tinubu Yahaya Bello Orji Kalu Rochas Okorocha David Umahi Ibinabo Joy Dokubo Rotimi Amaechi

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 19, 2022

Exclusive: Seun Fakorede teaches young Nigerians what it means to be a Politician and how to do it

Seun Fakorode’s conversations about politics mostly lean towards service. But, when you gather ten Nigerian politicians, you may not find ...

EditorMarch 8, 2022

Nigeria’s legislatures’ continuing war against women and the way forward for equality activists

In a move that seems almost calculated to remind Nigerian women that no season, month or day in which their ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 8, 2022

#YNaijaWomen2022: Kemi Adetiba, Toke Makinwa, Ucy Rochas | The 100 Most Inspiring Nigerian Women

In its quest to inspire a generation of women to do greater things in diverse fields of endeavour, YNaija brings ...

Chude JideonwoJanuary 2, 2022

#TheJoy150: The 150 most interesting Nigerians in the culture today who bring me joy, and inspire many

What does it take to be influential and famous? To rise past back-breaking hurdles or succeed in whatever corner of ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 29, 2021

Healthier Alternatives for Consumers

by Lanre Odusile Consumers are increasingly interested in living wellness-oriented lifestyles. This entails being particularly conscious of what they put ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 11, 2021

The #YNaijaEssay: Why the pandemic is a joke to Nigerians | LONG READ

By virtue of the fact that many issues have been trivialised and bantered over on social media spaces and newspaper ...

Ado AminuMay 2, 2021

The #YNaijaEssay: Language preservation in Nigeria and the brick walls [Part II]

This is a piece years in the making. 15 years to be exact. There is a Hausa word for ‘bucket’ ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 1, 2021

The #YNaijaEssay: Language preservation in Nigeria and the brick walls [LONG READ]

Many other languages are no longer being learned by new generations of children or by new adult speakers; these languages ...

Ado AminuApril 13, 2021

We need more men to drive the gender equality agenda | Jane Egerton-Idehen on women and equality

The clamour for increased representation of women in key roles in the public and private sector in Nigeria is as ...

Ado AminuApril 1, 2021

Daughters of Eve | Inside the lives of Lagos sex workers

“You see that word Ashewo, I hate it!” Gift, a sex worker. It is a daredevil attempt arguing that you ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 23, 2021

Why Nigeria’s youth must sustain activism beyond social media

Social media has formed a pseudo-reality many believe is the real deal. But, if we wanted to cause progressive change ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 22, 2021

#IWD2021: In honour of Nawal El-Sadawy, the woman who inspired me to rethink Allah

by Asiya Hameed There are many reasons to write about the plight of women at any given time and not ...

Ado AminuMarch 12, 2021

Behind the curtains: A day in the lives of street beggars

Ma’ida (sometimes called Fatima) didn’t envisage herself ending up miles from home and roaming the streets of Nigeria’s biggest city ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 9, 2021

Why we must draw the line between ‘influencing’ and superiority complex

It’s becoming a daily phenomenon. Someone waltz into social media and tries to teach others what’s passe and what’s modern. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 3, 2021

#HaveABiteChallenge: Foodstuff, cattle dealers in Northern Nigeria open their baskets | The #YNaijaCover

The Northern Nigeria conversation as opposed to Southern Nigeria talk is up again. This time, politics is not the driver. ...

Chinedu OkaforMarch 3, 2021

#YNaijaXNigerianWomen: The conversation on Nigeria as a safe space for women and the way forward

Commemorative of the International Women’s Month 2021, YNaija, an online content shop Wednesday, March 3, 2021, put together a virtual ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 29, 2021

Thuganic: A day in the hood with Lagos ‘street youths’ (VIDEO)

Let me take you on this pseudo-perilous long journey with Lagos street youth. I was at an #EndSARS gathering when ...

Michael IsaacJanuary 22, 2021

How Beauty Boy, Eni Adeoluwa is redefining masculinity

The beauty industry in Nigeria is one that has thrived with females mostly being at the centre of it all. ...

Uroupa KiakubuOctober 2, 2020

Pastor Sam Adeyemi’s depiction of a future Nigeria is great, but are we ready to take up the challenge?

Nigeria celebrated her independence Thursday, in a rather solemn mood for obvious reasons. The mood of the Independence Day anniversary ...

Uroupa KiakubuSeptember 27, 2020

Myth or fact: Queen Amina’s story has inspiring leadership lessons for women

From generation to generation, women have proven themselves an integral and indispensable part of leadership both locally and globally. Nigeria ...

Michael IsaacSeptember 23, 2020

South Africans are planning a nationwide ‘clean up’ and the dirt is Nigeria | #23SeptemberCleanSA

If you walked into South African Twitter, what you will see is #PutSouthAfricansFirst, #NigeriansMustGo, #ForeignersVacateOurJobs – an understanding that South Africans ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 21, 2020

“Our vision is to end unnecessary human suffering” | Time formalist, Olu Ogunlela solves problems one human at a time

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

Bernard DayoSeptember 11, 2020

Nollywood and a post-pandemic future

At the end of the Living in Bondage sequel premiere last year, the audience erupted in an applause in a ...

Michael IsaacSeptember 10, 2020

They wrapped you, but you didn’t do anything | Laycon’s stirring thread about his father is a lesson for us all

The loss of a loved one brings up emotions we hoped would remain bottled for longer than we imagine. We ...

Uroupa KiakubuSeptember 9, 2020

All we know about Gana, Benue’s alleged most wanted criminal now dead

News making the rounds has it that the Nigerian soldiers have killed Benue’s most wanted criminal, Terwase Akwaza also known ...

Uroupa KiakubuSeptember 5, 2020

All Nigerians will have to pay a price | See all we know about the alleged P&ID scam

Nigeria is reported to have secured a landmark victory against Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID) in its effort to reverse ...

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