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

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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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The video for Zlatan and Tiwa Savage’s ”Shotan” is party-ready

It’s great that Tiwa Savage is an omnipresent pop star on continent, further demonstrating this by make that big move from Marvin to Universal Music Group back in May. As…

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Stakeholders highlight policies and effective implementation at the Nigeria Symposium for Young and Emerging Leaders

The Future Project hosted stakeholders at the fifth edition of The Nigeria Symposium for Young and Emerging Leaders on Friday, 12 July, 2019. The event highlighted the importance of relatable…

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Access Bank wins Karlsruhe Sustainable Finance Award

Africa’s leading financial institution, Access Bank, has emerged winner of the 2019 Karlsruhe Sustainable Finance Awards for ‘Outstanding Business Sustainability Achievement’ at an award ceremony held on Thursday at the…

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The Big 5: Gov Makinde makes assets public, declares N48b; We are still negotiating for Chibok girls, Sharibu, others’ release – Presidency | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Gov Makinde makes asset public, declares N48b  Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has published his asset declaration document on Monday,…

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The Late 5: Obasanjo writes Buhari again, warns him to end violent attacks across Nigeria; Tribunal overrules Buhari, INEC, admits video evidence – Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Tribunal overrules Buhari, INEC, admits video evidence The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal is to, later on Monday, rule on the objection by…

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Today’s Noisemakers: Ada Akunne, Juliet Kego, Mochievous, 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 15th of July

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Photos: Emir of Kano, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, others join Herbert Wigwe to raise funds at the Access Bank Charity Shield Polo tournament

The much-anticipated Access Bank Charity Shield Polo tournament took place on Saturday at the Guards Polo Club, United Kingdom and it lived up to expectations as it featured a perfect…

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Chillz: “We need to create more safe spaces for victims of rape and abuse to speak up”

Singer and producer, Chillz first surfaced on the Nigerian music scene with a feature on M.I’s 2018, playlist album Rendezvous. Since then, Chillz has accrued production credits from working with…

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Mary Remmy Njoku, the undisputed queen of Nollywood sells ROK to Canal+

In what is arguably the biggest boss move in Nollywood history, Mary Remmy Njoku, the CEO of the ROK group, which includes three ROK cable channels has just sold her…

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