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5 Things that Should Matter Today: Three suspects linked to the serial killings in Port Harcourt have been arrested

The city of Port Harcourt has been gripped by a spate of killing targeting women in hotels, perpetuated by a serial killer on the loose. And although it seemed the…

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Ganduje

Another critic of Governor Ganduje has been arrested for dissent

Nazir Ahmed, otherwise known by his stage name Sarkin Waka was arrested by the Kano State Police command on the order of the Kano State censors board. Despite Ahmed's status…

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fandoms

Nigerian fandoms are a tricky thing, even social media savvy #BBNaija contestants

One of the main goals of any online media firm is to build a fandom that consumes the content they create and self perpetuates, convincing other people to join the…

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The YNaija Cover – 18th September

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Here are the funny tweets we saw from Nigerians on the internet 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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Second time’s the charm at love for Ireti Doyle and Wale Ojo in new blockbuster ‘Kasanova’

Love conquers all in Fojo Media’s new romantic-comedy 'Kasanova' staring Ireti Doyle, Wale Ojo, Toyin Abrahams, AY, Odunlade Adekola and Ayo Mogaji.  The love comedy; one of the first features…

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UNDP

UNDP is committed to rebuilding terrorism ridden Nigerian North East

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said it was committed to the rebuilding of the three most-affected Boko Haram (BH) States of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states, just as the…

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5 Things that Should Matter Today: 26-year-old Joana Nnazu Kolo has been nominated as commissioner in Kwara

In Nigeria, youth representation in governance and politics is still a mirage. That said, we've seen Seun Fakorede (27) and Debo Ogundoyin (31) emerge as commissioner for Youth and Sports…

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The YNaija Cover – 17th September

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Here are the funny tweets we saw from Nigerians on the internet 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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Eventi to host Lagos Cocktail Week for entrepreneurs, bar attendants

Africa’s largest cocktail experience is almost here again! Lagos Cocktail Week 2019 (LCW) is set to take place from October 16th – October 17th 2019. LCW stakeholders and partners including,…

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Here are the terrible tweets from men about the serial killer on the loose in Port Harcourt

Although the activities of a Port Harcourt serial killer murdering women in hotels has trapped the state in a haze of fear for months, social media is only just coming…

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New Show Alert: Ndanitv’s F.O.M.O premieres this September

F.O.M.O is a brand new web series coming to your screens this September. The show explores the complexities of friendships and relationships and is centered around the life of Sukanmi,…

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5 Things that Should Matter Today: Is ‘Kasanova’ the best romantic comedy since ‘Isoken’?

Frankly, I'm yet to see Oluseyi Asurf's Kasanova, which is out in cinemas. And although the film's marketing was quite anaemic, it has trickled in some positive, glowing reviews nonetheless.…

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The YNaija Cover – 16th of September

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Here are the funny tweets we saw from Nigerians on the internet 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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Stay ALAT this December with Africa’s first fully digital bank

In recent years, research has shown that digital platforms remain a rising factor due to synergies of qualitative data, flexibility, and faster response to market changes. No banking app has…

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Serial Killer

An alleged serial killer has killed 9 women in Port Harcourt & the Nigerian police is blaming the victims

The first time I heard about the serial killings in Port Harcourt, it wasn't from the Nigerian police. There was no public statement detailing the deaths of young women in…

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YIAGA

YIAGA Africa, the World Movement for Democracy (WMD) and the African Movement for Democracy (AMD) have released the single, ”Democracy” in commemoration of this year’s International Day of Democracy. The…

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5 Things that Should Matter Today: Beyoncé is releasing a behind-the-scenes documentary on ”The Lion King: The Gift”

The release of Disney's 2019 remake of The Lion King, and Beyoncé curating a soundtrack for the project, were two big cultural events this year has witnessed. And although the…

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The YNaija Cover – 16th September

Here's the YNaija Cover for the 16th of September, 2019:

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Postpartum depression, African tech, patriarchy – Here are the best Nigerian articles of the week

Each week here at YNaija, we round up the best Nigerian writing on the internet, highlighting the stories, profiles, interviews and in-depth reporting that rise above the daily churn. Here…

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Statecraft

Statecraft Inaugural round-table asks: where are we when it comes to democracy

Over the last decade, participation in democracies around the world has remained at an all time low. Many countries report that voter participation in general elections have stagnated at 50%,…

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The YNaija Cover – 13th of September

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Here are the funny tweets we saw from Nigerians on the internet 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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Are you ready for Lagos Comic Convention 2019? Africa’s biggest geek and pop culture event returns this September!

In its eight-year of growing Africa’s creative industry, Nigeria’s own Comic Convention goes FEARLESS and triples the fun from 19th to 21st of September 2019. Lovers of comics, animation, film…

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Sunlight sponsors the LFW Fashion Focus Talks 2019

This year, as part of Sunlight Nigeria’s women empowerment agenda, Sunlight Nigeria sponsored the Fashion Focus Talks. At the session, Mai Atafo was invited as the Sunlight facilitator for the…

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Glitz, glamour as inaugural class of MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy graduates

History was made on Thursday as the inaugural set of students of the MultiChoice Talent Factory West Africa Academy graduated in flying colours after a full year of training in…

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Shade corner

The shady bunch are back for a third season of The Shade Corner

The shady bunch are back. Accelerate TV's sleeper hit The Shade Corner, has finally overcome its growing pains to become the premier commentary driven talk show on the Nigerian webseries circuit. Anchored…

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7 times Tiwa Savage ruled with sexual autonomy in her music videos

The world's greatest pop divas all have sex appeal, and some have grafted this element into their videos to make political statements. Beyonce falls into this category. Tiwa Savage, Africa's…

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