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The YNaija Cover – 14th February

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Duoye Diri, as the winner of the Bayelsa election. The INEC Chairman, Mahmood…

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Valentine prayer for single people, INEC and VAR – Here are the funny tweets we saw from Nigerians 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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Peak Milk’s Unstoppable Para-powerlifters top the gold winners at Abuja World Cup

Peak Milk has once again demonstrated what nourishment with quality dairy nutrition can accomplish as the Nigerian Para-powerlifting Team emerged overall winners at the just concluded Abuja 2020 Para-powerlifting World…

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SIM

First they came for #Okadas, now they’re coming for your SIM cards

If there is one trait the Nigerian government shares across federal, state and local government levels, it is their unrealistic policies. Last year the Federal government closed the borders because…

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Coronavirus

Coronavirus: As expected, Nigeria has failed its citizens in Wuhan

When it was announced in December 2019 that a new virus, the Coronavirus had started to affect citizens in Wuhan city in China, there was widespread worry that the world…

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Cultural Intelligence

The 100 most interesting things in politics, culture & social influence this year

By Ifedayo Adeleye & Isime Esene In the whirlwind of events that seems to accost us from every sphere of our lives, it's easy to completely tune out and just…

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Social Media Week

Social Media Week Lagos is 2 weeks away and these are the panels we are excited for

The 2020 Social Media Week Lagos is already upon us. It feels like just a few months ago when all the media folk of Lagos gathered together to network and…

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Ighalo banned from Manchester United training ground, Court grants journalist Agba Jalingo N10m bail – Here are 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Oshiomhole rejects Supreme Court judgement which sacked David Lyon The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has reacted to the Supreme Court which sacked his party's…

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Feedback Friday: “I won’t avoid life”

Fellow traveller, We love reading your emails, thoughts, and feedback about the TDV pieces you read. We are blessed to be part of your life, every day, in the most honourable way.…

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The YNaija Cover – 13th February

Barely 24 hours to the inuaguration of governor elect David Lyon of Bayelsa State, five justices of the Supreme Court presided over by JusticeMary Peter-Odili nullified the election of mister Lyon…

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The arrogance of Burna Boy, strange harmattan – Here are the funny tweets we saw from Nigerians 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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TECNO to sponsor a couple’s wedding reception to the tune of N1.5M Naira

Let’s take a quick stroll down TECNO’s Valentine memory lane. We will start from 2018 to 2020 and not go too far. For 2018 Valentine’s Day, TECNO called for entries…

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See how Davido, Sauti Sol, Bebe Cool and more spent Guinness Football Night with Rio Ferdinand

Friday 31st January 2020; Football icon and Guinness Ambassador, Rio Ferdinand, threw football fans into a frenzy when he flew into Nigeria for the spectacular Guinness Night Football event. The…

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Come party with the book gang at the Lagos Bookhouse Party

The Lagos Bookhouse Party blends music, games, dance and other fun activities to make the ultimate book weekend. From Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th February, The Lagos Bookhouse Party will…

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The REDx Training Program is building Nigeria’s next media giants

Nigeria’s media ecosystem is on a burgeoning roll. Diversifying, layering on preexisting entertainment mediums, monetizing previously dormant platforms, and simply creating new spaces for authentic Nigerian stories removed from the…

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The Daily Vulnerable: Thorn

by Pelumi Shittu What do you do when you miss a loved one? What do you do when you sorrowfully remember the death of a loved one and wish you…

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Joseph Yobo appointed as Super Eagles’ Assistant Coach, Dangote remains Africa’s richest person for the ninth time | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Suspected Boko Haram attack Maiduguri hours after Buhari visit  Suspected Boko Haram members have struck Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state just few hours after President Buhari paid a condolence…

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Davido

Going platinum is just the beginning for Davido, the US is next

Davido has had a phenomenal last 12 months. After a few missteps in 2017, Davido returned to the drawing board and mapped out a new plan for his career. He…

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The Bishop Kukah Controversy – YNaija Cover | 12th February 2020

The last one month appears to have been horrible for citizens in major parts of the North(ern part of Nigeria) with increasing cases of banditry, kidnappings, heinous murder and bombings…

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PH and Lagos Harmattan, Sex on a gas cylinder | Funny tweets we saw from Nigerians 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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Where we belong | The Daily Vulnerable

by Ado Aminu My mother, if she remembers this incident [from what I shared yesterday], might muse not without a certain amount of wonder, about how I have contrived, or…

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Are Remote Workers More Productive Than Traditional Office Employees?

Are you looking for ways to maximize the productivity of your workforce? Are some of them insisting on work-from-home flexibility options?    Remote working is an up and coming trend…

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FG allegedly releases 1,400 Boko Haram detainees, Help us defeat Boko Haram – Gbajabiamila tells US Govt. | 5 Things that should matter today

Electricity in Nigeria is for the elite - NNPC GMD - Mele Kyari The Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari has expressed disappointment with the state of…

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corruption

Forget innovation, Nigerian universities must first conquer corruption

As the world scrambles to uncover a lasting cure for the new Coronavirus (which is a mutated strain of the common cold), many have asked what Nigeria's academic institutions are…

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Plan B

Plan B winning several AMVCA nominations is a breakthrough for streaming in Nigeria

The nominations for the 7th Africa Magic Viewer's Choice Awards were announced last weekend, and there were quite a number of surprises. It was clearly a slow year for African…

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The YNaija Cover – 11th February

The First Lady Aisha Buhari, has met with her predecessor, Mrs Patience Jonathan at the Presidential Villa, Abuja and shared experiences on issues relating to women’s development in the country.…

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Girlfriends vs Wives palaver, Most damaging heartbreak | Funny tweets we saw from Nigerians 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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Data breach by LIRS: Why NITDA must wield the big stick

In December 2019, the personal data of numerous taxpayers in Lagos State was leaked on the payment portal of the Lagos Internal Revenue Service (LIRS), violating not only their right…

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Andela, Facebook and UNODC hosts Hackathon4Justice to create solutions that tackle social vices in Nigeria

Andela, the engineering-as-a-service business that helps companies build teams quickly and cost-effectively so they can ship faster, hosted 50 students from selected Nigerian tertiary institutions at Epic Towers, Lagos, on…

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Influencers

From fashion to podcasting and comedy – These are YNaija’s Top 10 Influencers for February

The influencer economy in Nigeria is expanding – more people are realising that they can leverage on their internet following and fill in the space between brands and consumers. Twitter…

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