BREAKING: 29 years after, Algeria are AFCON champions again

Les Fennecs of Algeria have emerged winners of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, beating the Terranga Lions of Senegal by 1-0 to clinch the prestigious trophy for the first…

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The Late 5: Atiku, PDP closes case at presidential election tribunal; Boko Haram kill aid worker in Borno | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Boko Haram kill aid worker in Borno Boko Haram on Thursday killed an aid worker and abducted five others. The workers are…

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Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbegi named among 100 Most Influential People of African Descent under the United Nations

Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbegi, the chairman of the youth-focused Modern Democratic Party, has been named among the 100 Most Influential People of African Descent in 2019, under the United Nations international decade…

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Today’s Noisemakers: Afro VII, Bassey Ikpi, Imoh Umoren, others

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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The YNaija Cover – the 19th of July

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The trailer for Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje’s upcoming drama ”Farming” is here, and it’s compelling and haunting

Back in 2017, Variety reported the news about Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje’s British drama Farming. Based on Agbaje’s autobiographical story, Farming centers Enitan (Damson Idris), a young Nigerian boy drawn into the…

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GTBank holds 9th annual Autism Conference July 30th – 31st

For the ninth year in a row, Africa’s foremost financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc., will bring together some of the world’s leading experts in Autism for two days of…

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Drums, attitude, spirit: Afrobeats is alive on Beyoncé’s ”The Lion King: The Gift”

Beyoncé just might be the necessary ingredient to rocket Afrobeats into the mainstream US music scene," Quartz Africa wrote days ago after it was revealed that The Lion King album would…

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Why we don’t want this week to end!

A lot has happened in Nigerian entertainment, telco and sports circles since Sunday evening (July 14th, 2019). Gist has been pouring through social media; the ‘keke’ (tricycle) riders have already…

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The Big 5: We are ready to defend ourselves against herdsmen – Ooni tells Buhari; Arrested suspects not yet linked to Olakunrin’s murder – Police | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: No laws bans cattle grazing in Abuja - official Against the background of concerns expressed by residents on the increasing…

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Today’s Noisemakers: DJ Cuppy, Olanrewaju Max, Ozzy Etomi, others

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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The Late 5: Mikel Obi retires from international football; Army commander, 20 soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: APC suspends its national Vice Chairman Inuwa Abdulkadir The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved the suspension…

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Lakeith Stanfield set to star in adaptation of American-Nigerian chef Kwame Onwuachi’s memoir, “Notes From a Young Black Chef”

Lakeith Stanfield of the Sorry To Bother You and Atlanta fame is set to star play the lead role in the adaptation of Notes from a Young Black Chef, based…

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The YNaija Cover – the 18th of July

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FaceApp responds to privacy concerns about ‘transferring user data to Russia’

Russian startup and AI-powered selfie-editing app, FaceApp, has responded to privacy concerns that it uploads users’ photos to the cloud — without making it clear to them that processing is not going on locally on…

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The trailer for time-travel thriller ”Don’t Let Go” has David Oyelowo trying to solve a murder

Blumhouse has been a name synonymous with horror blockbusters over the years. Halloween, Ma, The First Purge, Unfriended: Dark Web, to name a few. Now, the studio has recruited David…

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Firstbank promotes financial inclusion through digitisation in Sub-Saharan Africa

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its organisation of a Joint Seminar with sub-Saharan African Banking and Telecom Regulators to promote financial inclusion through digital innovations in sub-Saharan Africa.…

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The Big 5: Senate confirms Muhammad as Chief Justice of Nigeria; WHO declares Ebola international health concern | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Senate confirms Muhammad as Chief Justice of Nigeria The Senate has confirmed Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of…

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Super Eagles beat Tunisia, ends AFCON with record 8th bronze medal

The Super Eagles of Nigeria late Wednesday at the Al-Salaam Stadium in the Egyptian capital, defeated the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia by 1-0 to clinch the third place at the…

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The Late 5: FaceApp finally responds to user concerns on privacy; Shut Edo Assembly – House of Reps asks IGP | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: FaceApp responds to user concerns on privacy Russian startup and AI-powered selfie-editing app, FaceApp, has responded to privacy concerns that it…

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Death and The King’s Horseman for Wole Soyinka at 85

In celebration of Wole Soyinka 85th Birthday Anniversary, Live Theatre Lagos would be presenting the Nobel Laureate iconic drama on the 14th, 19th, 20th and 21st of July, 2019. Death…

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Listen to radio without earphone on Tecno Pouvoir 3

Ever feel annoyed when you have to attach headphones to your phone before activating the FM tuner? Even if you find yourself in an area with strong FM signals that…

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The YNaija Cover – the 17th of July

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The Big 5: Act now before it’s too late – Anyaoku tells Buhari, NASS; Northern Elders wants herdsmen to relocate from the South | Other top stories

These are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Relocate from the south - Northern elders tells herdsmen The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) on Tuesday asked herdsmen to leave…

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Today’s Noisemakers: Yemi Alade, Tiwa Savage, Shatta Wale, others

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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Access Bank breaks down barriers to African Money Transfers

Fresh off the news cycle that saw Nigeria sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCfta), Africa’s largest Bank, Access Bank Plc, has announced the launch of a payments platform…

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Abuja aglow as World leaders and celebrities get set for Africa’s biggest event #theUBAMarketplace2019 

… 120 SMEs to display goods and services during Event …..Wizkid, Niniola, Dj Cuppy, Dj Neptune perform as Cynthia Nassardine, RMD, Tunde Kelani speak. …..Over 20,000 visitors expected at the…

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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 visit from Reverend Dr. Israel Akanji, the chairman of the…

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Four female housemates evicted from #BBNaija still doesn’t mean that women have to support each other, dear Don Jazzy

On Sunday night, two female housemates Ella and Kimoprah were evicted from the new season of Big Brother Naija, making it a total of four women already eliminated from the…

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The YNaija Cover – the 16th of July

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