#NotTooYoungToRun: The cacophony of youth inclusion in Nigerian politics

The Global Goals are built on the success of the Millennium Development Goals' endeavour to exterminate all forms of poverty. The goals recognize that ending poverty must go hand in…

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Today’s Noisemakers: Shehu Sani, Ramsey Nouah, the comment on disappearing ‘juju’, 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 21st of September

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Communications Minister gives untenable reason for evading mandatory NYSC.

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BREAKING: CBN revokes Skye bank license, announces new owner

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revoked the operating licence of Skye Bank Plc, with immediate effect, following its (CBN) decision to pause injection of funds processes in the…

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The Late 5: Nigeria doesn’t need an ethnic jingoist as President – Tambuwal; Ambode orders repairs of all potholes in 4 weeks | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Federal Government has on Friday directed the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), to with immediate effect, put an end to the…

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Love wins! The High Court in Kenya has lifted the ban on lesbian movie ‘Rafiki’

In a lovely turn of events, the High Court in Kenya has lifted the ban imposed on Wanuri Kahiu's lesbian film Rafiki, by the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB). Now,…

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Chief Daddy

Mark your calendars people, Ebony Life just announced the premiere date for ‘Chief Daddy’

Following the recent release of the first teaser of the movie, Chief Daddy, EbonyLife Films has announced the date of the movie’s premiere, set for 2nd December 2018. The highly…

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Imoh Umoren

Brace yourselves because Imoh Umoren is planning on churning out TV shows next year

Imoh Umoren's Children of Mud was nominated for the 2018 AMVCA, and although it didn't win in the favour of child actor Mariam Kayode for best actress, the filmmaker is…

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Nigerian Prince

Here’s the trailer for Faraday Okoro’s ‘Nigerian Prince’ and we are feeling it

There's so much background to the indie drama Nigerian Prince, but here's what you need to know: the movie is the directorial debut from Faraday Okoro, the Nigerian-American filmmaker who…

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Digital

Opinion: A new age of digital-preneurs are rising

Life, as we know, is changing. We are experiencing a shift from the known traditions of the norm to the age where speed, accessibility and convenience (driven by technology) ranks…

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Did you amount to anything? | The Daily Vulnerable

Are you one of those people whom someone told when they were young, in school, powerless or needing help of some sort that ‘you wouldn’t amount to anything’? If you are,…

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Entertainment Roundup: Kanye West attacks Drake and Nick Cannon over Kim Kardashian; Beyoncé’s ex-drummer goes to court, alleges “extreme witchcraft” | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still buzzing today. Kanye West attacks Drake and Nick Cannon Kanye West has ripped Drake and Nick Cannon for…

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The Big 5: Communications Minister, Shittu allegedly skipped NYSC; Earthquakes now potential hazards in Nigeria – Abuja tremor report | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu,is alleged not to have participated in the mandatory National Youth Service Scheme, despite graduating from the…

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Wizkid, Africa and its flawed patriarchy system

One of Ayodeji Balogun a.k.a Wizkid's baby mamas, Oluwanishola Ogudu has added her voice to the rumours that the singer has continually failed to carry out the co-parenting responsibilities of their…

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Today’s Noisemakers: Small Doctor, Debola Williams, Moji Delano, 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: Embattled Ambode meets with Buhari behind closed doors, Dogara formally returns to PDP, says APC is full of ‘ravenous people’ | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with embattled Governor of Lagos, Akinwunmi Ambode at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. While the…

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The YNaija Cover – the 20th of September

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija:

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Buhari appoints Amaechi DG of his campaign organisation

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a campaign organisation for his re-election in 2019. This was made known in a statement by his Personal Assistant to on New Media,…

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Chika Nwobi launches Decagon elite software institute with Pay-After-You-Earn option

The Decagon Institute, an elite software engineering institution that will train the most talented applicants in Nigeria, even if they cannot pay fees, is launching in Nigeria this October. Decagon…

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Amaju Pinnick re-elected as NFF president

Reigning president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick on Thursday was re-elected as chairman for a second term in an election that held in Kastina. Mr. Muhammed Sani…

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Adebola Williams hosts celebrity couple, Lala and Chef Fregz to surprise engagement dinner in Lagos (PHOTOS)

Media entrepreneur, Adebola Williams hosted newly-wed, Kemi "Lala" Akindoju and Gbubemi Fregene (popularly known as Chef Fregz) to a surprise pre-wedding dinner at Lagos exclusive restaurant, Tarragon. The exclusive dinner for 30 of…

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Wizkid

Babymama saga: Wizkid didn’t only just fail at parenting, but he’s also a toxic father

For so long, Wizkid and his baby mamas have entrenched themselves into our news feeds that's it's almost impossible to ignore. “Wizkid slams Baby Mamas, Calls Them ‘Money Hungry Hoes,’”…

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David Wej’s ‘Live Your Dream’ campaign features career specialist, Jimi Tewe

    Public speaker and career specialist, Jimi Tewe is the featured personality in the latest edition of David Wej’s ‘Live Your Dream’ campaign video.  Tewe, who is known for…

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“Davido loves Mayorkun more than Wizkid loves his own child” | Top 10 reactions to Wizkid’s baby mama drama

We are taking a break from the plague of bad governance that has affected this country for too long and so badly that we are not even sure if Nigeria…

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Chimamanda in Lagos for “An evening with Chimamanda”

Award winning Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is in Lagos for an event. Tagged ‘An evening with Chimamanda’ the event promises a conversation on her two most recent books, We Should…

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Nigeria Air

Nigeria Air has failed but we demand accountability

According to the Minster of state for Aviation Hadi Sirika, operations for Nigeria Air, the country's 11th attempt to create a national carrier airline were expected to begin in December…

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Osun

Without a cost for indifference, Governorship debates like Osun’s are a waste of time

For an assessment of the four candidates who debated last Saturday, Journalist Nicolas Ibekwe’s scorecard is quite precise. The quality of the conversation in Osogbo, to put it kindly, fell…

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Entertainment Roundup: Moschino teams up with Wizkid at Milan Fashion Week | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still buzzing today. Seven Mac Miller albums on Billboard 200 chart Seven of Mac…

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HSBC

Nigeria in decline: Dashed hopes, HSBC and presidential melee

A review of news in leading international media depicts that all is not well with Nigeria, a country in decline and in need of redemption. In the pages of New…

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The Big 5: Buhari orders IGP to stop Adeleke’s invitation, FEC settles for Zainab Ahmed as Finance Minister | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday ordered the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to stop the invitation of Senator Ademola Adeleke, Governorship…

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