Category: Editor’s Pick

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 ...

EditorDecember 3, 2019

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

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

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

EditorAugust 1, 2019

Just In: COZA Board member resigns

Barely three weeks after Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, stepped down as Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) over ...

EditorJuly 20, 2019

BREAKING: Unknown armed men stalk Timi Dakolo’s private residence

  View this post on Instagram   STRANGE MEN AT HOUSE,…WITH GUNS A post shared by Timi dakolo (@timidakolo) on ...

Edwin OkoloJuly 16, 2019

In a move that surprises no one; CAN publicly disowns solidarity visit to COZA

On Sunday, the 14th of July 2019, the Abuja branch of the Commonwealth Of Zion Assembly received a purported solidarity ...

Edwin OkoloJuly 15, 2019

CAN in Abuja says: We stand with you, Biodun Fatoyinbo

The Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) had two special guests at yesterday’s Sunday service. The first was Reverend Dr. Jonah ...

EditorJuly 14, 2019

In a historic move, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria starts investigation into rape allegations against COZA pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo

Following rape allegations brought against Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) minister, Biodun Fatoyinbo, the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has ...

EditorJuly 8, 2019

COZA UPDATE: No response yet from Daddy Freeze on reported Fatoyinbo interview

Following reports that the embattled Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo and his wife have ...

EditorJuly 4, 2019

‘1804’: ‘X’ tells her story about her experience with Pastor Fatoyinbo in her own words

As part of our investigation into the allegations of sexual misconduct against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of Zion ...

Edwin OkoloJuly 4, 2019

‘I don’t think she is unaware’: A second survivor comes forward with her experience with Biodun Fatoyinbo and the tacit guilt of a pastor’s wife 

To understand how much fear Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo inspires in the subject of our next interview; we will tell you ...

Edwin OkoloJune 28, 2019

This is bigger than Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo and COZA

This morning, YNaija TV released a four part series of an interview between Chude Jideonwo and Busola Dakolo about her ...

Edwin OkoloJune 28, 2019

‘Nobody ignores me’; we break down the Y!TV exclusive with Busola Dakolo on being sexually assaulted by Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo

After six years of chasing rumours about the cases of sexual assault and rape and the public humiliation of Ese ...

Wilfred OkicheJune 11, 2019

Profile: Naira Marley may have played himself. But can he still win?

The 2018 World Cup wasn’t a memorable outing for the Super Eagles of Nigeria. Dumped out at the group stage ...

Edwin OkoloJune 3, 2019

Sanwo-Olu is saying all the right things, but we’ve been through this before

Dear Lagosians, we have identified short, medium and long term projects across the state that require swift attention. Today, @drobafemihamzat ...

Alli-Bob CinwonJune 2, 2019

Katung Aduwak’s Heaven Hell succeed in breathing new life into the sex scandal?

If you scored a thousand Naira for every time the f… word was uttered in Heaven’s Hell, the long gestating ...

Alexander OnukwueMay 30, 2019

YNaija Presents: The 100 most influential people in Nigerian Politics

Editor’s Note: As part of YNaija’s commitment to contributing to the National discussion on politics and its place in furthering ...

Bernard DayoMay 29, 2019

Mati Diop is the first black woman to win the Grand Prix at Cannes, and now her movie ”Atlantique” has been picked up by Netflix

I love it when black people achieve something great. Even better: when black women achieve something great. Such is the ...

Isime EseneMay 29, 2019

#HotTakes: Is Babajide Sanwo-Olu ready to do the work?

No matter what side of the divide you are on, it is hard to dispute the sterling performance of Babatunde ...

EditorMay 27, 2019

NSIP: Aisha Buhari is our most vocal first lady, but where are her priorities?

We have never had a first lady as vocal as Aisha Buhari. Not even Patience Jonathan, who was often in ...

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