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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Today’s Noisemakers: Poju Oyemade, Isima Odeh, and Hadi Sirika on proposed Nigeria Air

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: Jimi Agbaje joins dramatic race for Lagos governorship in 2019, FG suspends national carrier project ‘Nigeria Air’ indefinitely | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 Governorship elections in Lagos, Jimi Agbaje, has on Wednesday indicated interest…

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The YNaija Cover – the 19th of September

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

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How 13,000 people saved over N7 billion in one year through ALAT Goals

Most times, the hardest thing about saving money is starting out; settling on a plan, or plans, that encourages discipline and is financially rewarding often proves difficult. It can be…

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Mumspring Foundation holds its first outreach programme (PHOTOS)

The Mumspring Foundation held its first Outreach Programme  - The Genesis Project - at the Ikoyi-Obalende LCDA on September 12, 2018. The Genesis Project protects the lives of mothers and newborns…

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Ayodele Elegba is connecting Lagos’ geek subcultures and creators through Lagos Comic Con

For people like Ayodele Elegba - Convener, Lagos Comic Con and CEO, Spoof Animation, telling the world that Nigerian creatives can compete comfortably with the rest of the world is…

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Sickle Cell

#YNaijaEssays: It’s been 100 years of breakthroughs in Sickle Cell care, but we still have a long way to go

Sometime in 1910, a young black dental student Walter Clement Noel from the island of Grenada studying in Chicago had gone to see Dr James B. Herrick, a cardiologist, complaining…

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‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ | The Film Festival you don’t want to miss out on this September

To take away a people’s history is to take away their power. Ethnicity and Identity politics are growing trends which threaten the ideal of the modern state today. Fragmenting communities…

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Faleke

For James Faleke, personal interest comes first and not the people

It is 2018, the year preceding the 2019 general elections and all parties are filling up candidates for all positions in accordance with INEC directives. In Lagos state, the ruling…

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I BE Man

‘I Be Man’ is challenging stereotypes around masculinity in our own schools

From our social media timeline as the alter Ego Cleopatra to our very daring madam Gold, Actor , Online comedian and Content Creator Steven Chuks takes to stage with the…

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Here’s how Infinix Mobility put smiles on the faces of fans at Trace in the City Ibadan Edition

Who says the people of Ibadan can’t party and have a good time? Think again because we have proof. The Pace setter state witnessed an immoderate change in regularity as…

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Last days

Vivian Metchie champions breast cancer awareness in the moving trailer for ‘Last Days’

Breast cancer is still a real threat to women's lives, especially in Nigeria where quality healthcare is a capitalist venture. According to WHO statistics, breast cancers kills 40 Nigerian women…

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Entertainment Roundup: Captain Marvel punches a granny in first trailer; The Weeknd sued for stealing ‘Starboy’ | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still buzzing today. The first trailer of Captain Marvel is here! On Tuesday,…

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Stella Damasus shines in the trailer for Daniel Ademinokan’s new movie ‘Between’

Last year saw the teaser of Between released, a movie written and directed by Daniel Ademinokan. Set in Atlanta, Georgia, Between stars Stella Damasus in what will be her return…

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The Big 5: I’ll accept outcome of PDP primaries – Tambuwal; INEC clarifies position on use of smartphones at Polling Units | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto and Presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has pledged to accept the outcome of…

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Ramsey Nouah is searching for an actor to play Andy Okeke in the ‘Living In Bondage’ sequel

If you didn't know, there will be a sequel to Living In Bondage, the 1992 horror classic that brought forth the canon of occultic movies, blood money movies, and whatever…

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Today’s Noisemakers: Simi, Akinwunmi Ambode, Dolapo Badmos, 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: Osun governorship is a must-win for APC – Buhari; We’ll resist INEC’s ban on smartphones at polling booths- PDP | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari has on Tuesday said that Osun must be retained by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), as he appealed to…

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The YNaija Cover – the 18th of September

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