Three things that gives us ‘Naija nightmares’

E no easy o! Some things are pure horror to Nigerians. In other words - na only we get dis trouble. Another person will not understand our pains and if…

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Today’s Noisemakers: Audu Maikori, Bizzle Osikoya, Tonto Dikeh, Onye Nkuzi, 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: Abike Dabiri denies report on Ethiopian and Egypt Airlines running drug cartels in Nigeria; ASUU threatens another strike, says Buhari’s govt is to blame | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Tribunal dismisses suit seeking to stop Buhari's inauguration The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed the suit seeking to stop the inauguration…

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Just In: Nigeria gets substantive Inspector General of Police

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu has been confirmed by the Nigeria Police Council, as the substantive Inspector General of Police (IGP). Mohammed who has served in…

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Step into the world of the 1% of the 1% – The Bling Lagosians – A Bolanle Austen Peters film

Have you ever thought about what it would like to walk in the shoes and delve into the lives of the 1% of the 1% even for just one day?! …

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Ogun State Government lauds NBC’s effort to tackle Youth Unemployment

…Pledges Government Support for the Youth Empowered Initiative Non-alcoholic beverage giant, Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Limited has commenced its 2019 series of the ‘Youth Empowered’ initiative aimed at equipping youths…

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We are excited that Akwaeke Emezi’s debut novel “Freshwater” is set to be adapted into a TV series

Akwaeke Emezi’s debut novel Freshwater was one of the highly anticipated novels of 2018 and, as soon as it was released, it garnered glowing reviews from critics who have described…

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The police raid of Marie Stopes clinic in Lagos proves that women’s rights are under attack

We are currently witnessing a wave of attack on women's rights and bodily autonomy, instigated by the abortions bans that has been sweeping through America, and thus generating a conversation…

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Raliat Abe of House of Tara was just announced the Nigerian Employee of the Year

The TAMS Summit recently rebranded as the Nigerian Employee of the Year awards, and exists to celebrate the work, innovation and dedication of Nigerian employees to their organizations. In a…

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The Big 5: Electricity generation falls to 2,616MW, six plants idle; Soldiers die, six missing as Boko Haram attacks army base in Borno | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: I'm optimistic Buhari will appoint ministers on time - Emefiele Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN’s Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has said…

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The YNaija Cover – the 23rd of May

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Today’s Noisemakers: Femi Fani-Kayode, Reno Omokri, Kate Henshaw, 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 Mente De Moda ultimate shopping edition with the June bug is back and it’s loaded

For 6 years, Mente De Moda has constantly given us the ultimate shopping edition by connecting various Small and Medium businesses involved in production and sales to a cosmopolitan audience.…

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The Late 5: LUTH resident doctors protest, issue ultimatum to management; Over 30 killed as gunmen raid Katsina communities | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Presidency sets up task force to clear Apapa gridlock within two weeks The Presidency on Wednesday has set up a task force…

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Just In: Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa steps down from Presidential Election Petition Tribunal

President of the Court of Appeal and Chairman of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa has stepped down from the panel sitting in Abuja for personal reasons. The People's…

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4 Nigerians among 166 scholars granted Canada’s most prestigious academic scholarship

The Canadian government has announced the 2019 Vanier Scholarships awarded to graduate students who demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement. Valued at $50,000 per year for…

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Nnedi Okorafor wants us to destroy the ”light female, dark male” trope that has pervaded books and movies

The ''light female, dark male'' trope is so entrenched in popular culture that it's hard to ignore it. From cartoons and comics to books and movies, female animals, aliens, monsters…

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Access Bank, Africa Fintech Foundry highlight innovation and partnership at 2019 Disrupt Conference, support tech startup with $10,000

Leading financial institution, Access Bank Plc., in collaboration with the Africa Fintech Foundry (AFF), highlighted the importance of digital innovation and strategic partnerships among stakeholders in the financial sector, as…

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Why men need to stop the trend of proposing to women on their birthdays or any special day

Men already have too much power and, in case you need to be reminded, we still live in a patriarchal society where the rights of women are continuously trampled on.…

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The Big 5: Wike offered me billions to compromise Rivers polls – General Jamil Sarham; Suspected herdsmen kill one, injure another in Delta | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Don't use our party to seek relevance - PDP tells Tinubu The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday, accused national leader…

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The YNaija Cover – the 22nd of May

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Access Bank, Africa Fintech Foundry highlight innovation and partnership at 2019 Disrupt Conference, support tech startup with $10,000

Leading financial institution, Access Bank Plc., in collaboration with the Africa Fintech Foundry (AFF), highlighted the importance of digital innovation and strategic partnerships among stakeholders in the financial sector, as…

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Today’s Noisemakers: Badt Boi, Ziziian, Dr Ola Brown, 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: Teaching hospitals are overburdened, lack proper funding – Adewole; Court strikes out case seeking to stop Ihedioha’s inauguration | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Reps pass bill ending B.Sc-HND dichotomy The House of Representatives has passed a bill which abolished the existing dichotomy between Polytechnic Higher…

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Save the date! At the club with Remy Martin All Stars is back again, bigger and better!

The grandest showdown in Nigeria is here again…Save the date for ‘At the Club with Remy Martin All stars’ happening this June! At the Club with Remy Martin last December…

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Daydream Esoterica

Daydream Esoterica is Victor Ehikhamenor’s homecoming and an homage to Lagos

If there is one principle that has consistently defined Victor Ehikhamenor’s art practice, it is the idea that the art he creates (and all art) is autonomous. Art is sentient…

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The NDLEA has destroyed 3,900 hectares of cannabis in Ondo and we are confused

One of the buzziest conversation last week was governor of Ondo, Rotimi Akeredolu, in Thailand to learn how to grow cannabis and urged the Nigerian government to tap into the…

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The Big 5: INEC withdraws 25 certificates of return issued to candidates; Buhari sacks FAAN MD, appoints Rabiu Yadudu | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: FG unveils details of May 29, June 12 celebrations Presidential inauguration on 29 May 2019, activities leading to the inauguration of President…

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The YNaija Cover – the 21st of May

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Recap: How OPPO shutdown Ikeja City Mall on Saturday with the OPPO #F11ProMallTakeOver Activation 

Smartphone giants, OPPO recently launched in Nigeria and have been taking the lead on Social Media, TV, Radio and even i the major dealership outlets like SLOT and Pointek. One…

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