Today’s Noisemakers: Wole Odeleye, Timi Ajiboye, Dami Elebe, 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: EFCC files 11 charges against Naira Marley; INEC shifts Kogi, Balyesa guber polls to Nov 16 | Other stories

Here are stories that drove conversation today: EFCC files 11 charges against Naira Marley  According to Punch, The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has preferred 11 charges bordering on fraud…

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How can we escape the stupidity of Okon’s videos justifying rape? Don’t watch them

Before now, no one knew Imeh Bishop aka Okon existed until he recently posted an incendiary video on his Instagram: In it, the actor and comedian comically tried to explain…

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Kathryn Fasegha’s ‘2 Weeks in Lagos’ is set to screen at the Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival is currently underway in well, Cannes, France. And this year, African film practitioners will get the chance to market their films, interact, find partners and expand…

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The Big 5: Tribunal fixes May 22 for hearing of PDP’s motion; Oshiomhole, APC instigating EFCC to arrest me – Okorocha | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Oshiomhole, APC instigating EFCC to arrest me - Okorocha Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo has accused the National Chairman of…

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The YNaija Cover – the 16th of May

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Today’s Noisemakers: Dami Elebe, Badt Boi, Omojuwa, Bizzle Osikoya, 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: Senate panel endorses Emefiele for second term, dismisses ‘stolen’ N500bn allegation; Court nullifies appointment of new emirs in Kano | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Ben Murray-Bruce calls for population control to reduce poverty “What’s our population control policy? Does anybody care how many children we have?…

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Akeredolu flew all the way to Thailand on taxpayers’ money just to learn how to grow cannabis?

If you are looking for yet another reason why Nigeria is a joke, look no further: via his Twitter account on Tuesday, the governor of Ondo Rotimi Akeredolu revealed that…

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Nigeria launches new technology for tracking agricultural seeds

National Agricultural Seeds Council, Nigeria's preeminent regulator in the agriculture sector, and an agency under the Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development, under its transformation agenda, has introduced an…

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Here are the Nollywood stars attending the 2019 Cannes Film Festival

This year's Cannes Film Festival officially kicked off yesterday in Cannes, France, and it was preceded by a little buzz: African filmmakers, artistes and distributors will get a section to…

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The Big 5: We are not planning to overthrow Buhari – Military; US suspends drop box visa applications in Nigeria | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Air Force, ground troops neutralize 12 bandits, rescue 15 kidnapped victims The Nigerian Air Force has said 12 bandits have…

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The YNaija Cover – the 15th of May

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Today’s Noisemakers: Elnathan John, Olumide Makanjuola, Joey Akan, Deji Faremi, 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: FG inaugurates implementation committee for new minimum wage; Reps reject bill restricting public officials from foreign medical trips | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: FG to inaugurate implementation committee on new minimum wage The federal government on Tuesday in Abuja inaugurateed the N30,000 new national minimum…

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The allegation of N500bn missing from the CBN; an alarm government must take seriously

About 48 hours ago, online medium Sahara Reporters  released two telephone audio tapes which revealed how the Governor of the  Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emiefele, his Deputy, Edward…

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Leah Sharibu at 16: Sadly, it doesn’t look like the government wants her back

It’s Leah Sharibu's 16th birthday today. Leah, the only teenager yet to be returned among the 105 students kidnapped on February 19, 2017, by the Islamic West African Province (ISWAP),…

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We prayed and Asa answered with a song – ‘The Beginning’ is here and we are saved

After years of drought, Asa has finally given us new music. Teasing her new material on Twitter last week was enough to cause a rapturous excitement, and had people like…

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Africa Fintech Foundry to hold second edition of Disrupt Conference

Africa Fintech Foundry is set to hold the 2nd edition of Disrupt Africa Conference on Thursday, 16 May, 2019 at the Landmark Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. This announcement was…

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It’s 2019 and Nollywood movies are still bad. Will it get worse?

Nollywood movies are still staples in cinemas and, five months into 2019, I'm not sure if there has been any outstanding movie that's worthy of recognition. Till now, Nollywood is…

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The YNaija Cover – the 14th of May

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The Big 5: Ganduje presents staff of office to new emirs; Oshiomhole denies attacking Kogi gov, Bello over APC ticket | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Ganduje presents staff of office to new Emirs Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has presented the staff of office to…

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Today’s Noisemakers: Olanrewaju Max, Onye Nkuzi, Blossom Ozurumba, 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: Court fixes June 3 to hear suit against appointment of Acting CJN; Basiran replaces Shogunle as head of Police CRU – Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Court fixes June 3 to hear suit against appointment of Acting CJN The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday fixed June…

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See a list of the English Premier League records broken and awards given out on the final day

The 2018/2019 English Premier League came to a climax on Sunday with Manchester City beating Liverpool to clinch the trophy for the sixth time in their history. In a keenly…

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Just In: Shocker for Sowore as AAC suspends him and nine others; appoint Acting Chair

Publisher of Sahara Reporters and Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the March 23 presidential election, Omoyele Sowore along with nine others, including its Deputy National Chairman (South West), Ogunlana Rotimi…

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The Presidency wants you to know that Buhari will be sworn in on May 29, and not June 12

With so much happening in the country, from the uptick in kidnaps and attacks to the general feeling of how hopeless Nigeria is currently, we all can agree that the…

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MyFarmbase Africa hosts Agripreneurs and enthusiasts to AgriTech Lab 2019

200 youths, Agriculture enthusiasts, Agripreneurs, investors gathered at Techpoint Headquarters to participate in AgriTech Lab 2019, a programme organized to provide AgriTech skills and education for participants to plug into…

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Sterling Bank celebrates Skill Champions of the North 

For the second year running, Africa’s most agile company, Sterling Bank Plc., has supported iCreate Africa; a leading advocate of vocational skills development in Africa to host iCreate Skills Festival…

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Nse Ikpe-Etim has revealed she can’t have children and here’s why it’s empowering

Over the weekend at an event in Lagos tagged Conversations with Nse, actress Nse Ikpe-Etim revealed that she had to perform a hysterectomy (removal of the womb) to overcome her…

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