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Adenike Fagbemi: ‘Some days are cool, others are super terrible; that’s the beauty of life in itself’

We wanted to know how it all began, the experiences, the ups, the downs, and the...ermmm. If you knew Adenike, then you know a hardworking Mediapreneur. The one who wouldn't…

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This Lagos ”breaking news” is the kind that will excite you | The @YNaija Cover –

The Lagos state government has announced the discharge of four Coronavirus patients. Meanwhile, 18 patients had earlier been discharged, after making full recovery from the novel respiratory virus. With this…

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Lai Mohammed (Minister of Lies), Nigerian women who love Tokyo – 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 read their funny rants, opinions, perspectives on political and social…

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The Daily Vulnerable: How do you want to feel?

by Jamie Varon Right now is the perfect time to listen to the voice within. In solitude. In stillness. When anxiety is most prominent, you have the chance for change.…

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EbonyLife YOU-COVID-19 broadcast specials message

We are pleased to inform you all that EbonyLife TV is accepting broadcast material from partners, individuals and organizations that provides support for the fight against COVID-19 by way of information, education…

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Stella Damasus

Stella Damasus & Daniel Ademinokan adopt the direct-to-Youtube model for ‘@BetweenTheMovie’

Earlier this year, Plan B, the Nigerian/Kenyan collaboration helmed by two female film makers Lola Adelek of LowlaDee studios  Sara Hassan of Kenyan production company Alfajiri Productions, was nominated for and won…

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Lassa fever death toll rises to 185 – 5 Things that Should Matter Today

The Inspector General of Police, Adamu Adamu, has cautioned men of the Nigeria Police Force currently deployed for the enforcement of the lockdown and social restriction orders, to ensure that…

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Akwa Ibom mistook COVID-19 results for number of votes? | The #YNaija Cover

The headquarters of Nollywood may be moving to Uyo in the next few days if the action of the state government is anything to go by. Having neglected the voice…

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COVID19: It’s 2020, yet Nigeria’s Finance Ministry unlocks a new level of ‘bambiala’

As Nigeria poises for a growing pandemic with the potential to wreak havoc to its fledgling healthcare system, it appears no measure is off the table. Begging a US billionaire…

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Daddy Freeze on girlfriends, Davido’s sub on Burna | 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 read their rants, opinions, perspectives on political and social issues,…

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Birthday drenched in tears

By Ado Aminu The phone rang for the eighth time, and that was all I could stand, so I pulled it away from my ear before it could inform me…

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Here’s what’s up in the Ada Ada vs. Durosoke battle on Twitter

Amidst the newly discovered cases of Coronavirus in Lagos and Akwa Ibom, Nigerians are taking a recess to argue about their favorite Nigerian music hits from the past few years.…

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Wild animals

#Covid19: Wild animal consumption was just banned in China, should Nigeria follow suit?

Yesterday, the Chinese city of Shenzen became the first in the People's Republic to ban wild animal consumption. China is notorious for its consumption of wild animals as part of…

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Diane Russet

Diane Russet is showing she won’t be pigeonholed with ‘Bayi’

One of the side effects of finding fame through reality television is that you are tainted by its artifice. Reality television requires a level of exaggerated drama for it to…

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Osagie Ehanire reveals 70% of persons with COVID-19 are males – 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Minster of Health Dr. Osagie Ehanire has revealed that out of the 2,000 persons that have been tested for the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), 70 percent are males. According to Ehanire,…

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Davido as cure for COVID-19, Desmond Elliot the Joker – Funny tweets we saw from Nigerian today

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we read their rants, opinions, perspectives on political and social issues,…

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Burna Boy’s cable burnt again? | The #YNaijaCover

Grammy nominee, Damini 'Burna Boy' Ogulu has been enraged by Twitter users over criticism that he's being “too proud and arrogant” and the singer has threatened to quit the app. The latest…

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Get in here if you want to know why Osun is on the COVID-19 map

As Nigeria confirms more cases of the coronavirus disease - COVID-19 - there are states bracing up for record cases. Lagos, which has 82 cases, and Abuja with 28 cases…

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‘People still think I am meant to be a man’ – Joke Bakare on Medplus, handling stereotypes and running one of Nigeria’s biggest retail chains

The conversation around female empowerment is expanding. It is growing to address the glass ceiling and the leveling of the financial grounds/opportunities for women in Nigeria. As we explore these…

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What is Coronavirus really revealing about us?

by Ferdy ‘Ladi Adimefe   BLESSING IN THE TIME OF CRISES A reset is upon the earth, not for earth, for humans. Beneath the shaking is a falling together, not…

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Coronavirus: LIRS extends deadline for filing of annual returns

In view of the coronavirus pandemic altering socio-economic activities around the world and as part of the on-going efforts to mitigate the effect on businesses and taxpayers, the Lagos State…

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Sorry, but he is not that alone

by A. M. I had just gotten off a phone conversation with a colleague. He was home with family, practising distancing from the rest of the world, but this call…

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COVID19: What is April Fool’s Day in times of scourge?

To successfully carry out an April Fool’s prank, you need a trick, a joke, or a gigantic, well-crafted lie that whoever you're pranking can cluelessly believe. Before now, either of…

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Masterkraft

MasterKraft and Pheelz face off tonight for Battle of the Hitz II

Last weekend, mega producers Sarz and Shizzi shut down Instagram with their 'Battle of The Beatz' show. We've discussed at length how groundbreaking it was to see two producers, traditionally…

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Lock down

All the ways you can help disadvantaged people during the lock down

One of the expected side effects of the government imposed lock down has been the closure of small and medium scale businesses. Most Nigerians survive on daily wages earned doing…

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Don’t wear masks if you aren’t sick, WHO warns – 5 Things that Should Matter Today

World Health Organization (WHO) has warned the general populace to avoid wearing face masks during the Coronavirus pandemic unless they are sick with the virus or they are health workers…

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YNaija Legislators’ Ranking: Abaribe, Akin Alabi, Omo-Agege top lawmakers’ effectiveness list for March

February saw a continuation of drama in the country's apex law-making body as we witnessed deliberation on a bill seeking to establish an agency that would fully reintegrate repentant Boko…

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COVID-19: The cure is almost here, but it’s not your kitchen herb

Nigerian Twitter is divided on how to approach the advice from the Ooni of Ife on how to get through the Coronavirus pandemic. The traditional ruler had announced, in a…

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Burna Boy vs Reeky, Men spoiling the #DontRushChallenge – 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 read their rants, opinions, perspectives on political and social issues,…

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Nigerian Army pulls the plug on General Adeniyi | The #YNaijaCover

An exclusive by online medium, Sahara Reporters Tuesday revealed that a senior Nigerian Army officer, Maj. Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, who headed Operation LAFIYA DOLE and spearheaded the fight against Boko…

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Ganduje

Ganduje is prepared to flout the law to keep his emirs

After months of deliberations the Federal Courts have ruled in the civil case brought before it about the legitimacy of the chiefdoms of Bichi, Gaya, Rano and Karaye in Kano…

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