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”I was in a place of sadness”- PR professional Ronke Bamisedun shatters her ”perfect picture” image on latest episode of #WithChude

On the latest episode of #WithChude, PR professional, Ronke Bamisedun sits in a conversation with Chude Jideonwo, Founder of Joy, Inc., as she shatters the perfect image most followers of…

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School Resumption In Nigeria

See why everyone is talking about School resumption in Nigeria

With the world gradually coming out of lockdown and getting back to normal, news of school resumption in Nigeria is not something that will go without many dropping one comment…

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INEC

INEC approves e-voting as from 2021 | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

INEC has said that Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) will be used for future elections in the country beginning from 2021, however, the forthcoming governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states…

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Playstation 5: Will video gaming become the ‘new normal’ for sports lovers?

by Onakoya Toluwanimi Social media went into a frenzy when Sony released a demo video, earlier this week, displaying sneak peeks of the graphics of the highly anticipated PS5. The latest…

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Blood and Water, Cinema Pointer

Cinema Pointer can’t decide if it’s a religious watchdog or a professional review site

For most of 2019, Cinema Pointer was one of the more exciting film review platforms on the internet. Run almost entirely on Instagram (they have a site but that hasn't…

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Finding the point | The Daily Vulnerable

by Kara C. “What’s the point?” It’s something we can find ourselves asking a lot right now — about things we’re doing (or not), plans we’re making (or not), and…

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Uzodinma

In Imo, Hope Uzodinma just made political office less lucrative

Just two months ago, Governor Hope Uzodinma was making waves in the media for election based reasons. To the surprise of Imo state indigenes, home and abroad, Governor Hope Uzodinma…

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Abba Kyari: Secrets fall apart | The #YNaijaCover

President Buhari has reportedly directed his new Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, to cancell all appointments and approval by the late Chief of Staff Abba Kyari, who passed away…

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#AfricaDay shook the internet today and here’s why

To say the year 2020 has been peculiar so far would be a huge understatement. Since the beginning of the year, we have witnessed some unforeseen mishaps, one of which…

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Burna Boy: Does Cancel Culture really matter in pop culture and how far is too far?

by Ogbeche Ohotuowo When a celebrity or public figure does something that majority of people find offensive, such as making sexist/racist remarks, or when there is an allegation or conviction…

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Ighalo subscription over, Arewa money | 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 rants, opinions, perspectives on political and social issues,…

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The ‘trial of Cynthia Morgan’ and the lesson worth learning

by Onakoya Toluwanimi Ever been going about your day and you hear someone randomly ask, “What about Cynthia Morgan?” Be it your colleague at the office, your sibling at home, or…

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Arewa Twitter

Arewa Twitter is trending and there’s a huge note to be taken

One of the things that Nigeria Twitter is very popular for is the random banter and persistent dragging across tribes and while it never goes beyond what it is, these…

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Medplus

COVID-19: Medplus founder, Joke Bakare keying into the brave act of giving

A series of increasingly unprecedented events have defined 2020, very few of which anyone could have accurately predicted beforehand. These events and our response to them have changed how we…

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10 Sundays gone – why we miss church services the way we do

by Ogbeche Ohotuowo Going to church is an important part of practicing the Christian faith for many people. In Hebrews 10:25, St. Paul advocated that Christians should fellowship together when he…

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Molly

HBO’s Insecure: We’ve captured for you what ‘Molly’ left many talking about

While many TV shows have influenced pop culture across many countries, there are quite a number of these shows that have left fans with characters that are not only remarkable…

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D’banj, Tara Durotoye, Sangu Delle and Nadine Ibrahim join TFAA in call for Heroes ‘Beating Corona’ in Africa

Ahead of its fifteenth edition, The Future Awards Africa has rolled out an exciting lineup of activities surrounding its iconic award event. TFAA is pioneering a near-complete pivot to virtual…

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Vimbai Mutinhiri and Taymesan Emmanuel announced as Season Hosts for TFAA

Ahead of its fifteenth edition, The Future Awards Africa has rolled out an exciting lineup of activities surrounding its iconic award event. TFAA is pioneering a near-complete pivot to virtual…

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Before laying claim to the ‘Odogwu’ title, here is what Nigerians expect from you

It is no news that the tension between many Nigerian artists is often not expressed, and when they eventually are explored, the aftermath lives on between the artists and their…

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Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr to continue as Super Eagles coach | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has confirmed he has agreed on a new two-and-half-year contract extension with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Gernot Rohr has been in charge of the…

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Natalija Gormalova

Natalija Gormalova explores mysticism & disability in ‘Spirits We Dance’

As a photographer and member of the Ghanaian branch of Women Photograph, Natalija Gormalova understands when the power of a gaze, and how the wrong gaze can skewer and corrupt…

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The small (wo)man

by David-salt Ayodele I was having a conversation with a dear friend some weeks ago, who in previous discussions shielded away from talking about why his last relationship ended. This time, he…

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Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed finally joins the bandwagon of politicians punishing journalists for free speech

Want to understand just how much trouble Nigeria is in? A sitting Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has been accused of being complicit in the harassment of private…

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Interview with Odunsi the Engine, Lady Donli, and how to put your film on Netflix | 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 are…

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Kiddominant

The south afrobeat-inspired “eWallet” IS Kiddominant’s early welcome gift to summer

International Afrobeats genius, Kiddominant, drops his much-anticipated debut single for the year 2020 on Friday, May 29. The new single titled eWallet and featuring Cassper Nyovest will be available on…

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The Daily Vulnerable | Not behind

This is probably crazy… But it’s 8 a.m. and somehow I already feel behind. Um, behind what? Behind who? And yet while I’m asking these questions, the entire day stretches ahead. Ready…

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Eidfest Online: Maintaining emotional connectivity in a period of social distancing

As Muslims in Nigeria and all around the world bid farewell to the holy month of Ramadan, they also prepare for the Eid-ul-Fitr festival. The day of the Eid festival…

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Naeto C vs MI: Whose music was more influential?

by Ogbeche Ohotuowo Those who love music have been blessed with music battles from their favourite and not-so-favorite musicians and music producers. We have had Teddy Riley vs Babyface; Ludacris vs…

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3 core issues the Nigerian Government should fix in its crisis communication strategy

by Jude Feranmi When I heard that Ayodeji Osowobi, the young lady whose leadership for her organisation - Stand To End Rape led her to deserved prominence, had being discharged after testing positive…

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Dear Nigerian YouTuber, here’s how to navigate the minefield of music copyright

by  Toluwanimi Onakoya The Nigerian YouTube community is increasingly gaining ground and waxing stronger. Members are constantly multiplying even more so in this current climate where people are actively exercising their…

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