Will Dede Mabiaku set a world record? Find out in this week’s entertainment update

by UpNepa (Nigerian Entertainment Police Authority) The strangest things have been known to take place in the world of Nigerian entertainment. Logic defying occurrences abound from one day to the next. We…

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The Mirror Boy premieres at home

by Ada Igboanugo The International award-winning and critically acclaimed movie, The Mirror Boy, arrived home for its Nigerian premiere on 5th, August, 2011. Eager guests, movie stakeholders and fans arrived…

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From The Magazine: Tomi Odunsi is on her way up!

culled from Y! Magazine Issue 4 SINGER AND ACTRESS, Tomi Odunsi is clearly a star on the rise How long have you been in television? I’m yet to complete my…

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Bookshelf: An excerpt from ‘Roses and Bullets’ by Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo

by Akachi Adimora Ezeigbo Excerpt taken from Chapter 32 NO ONE told Udo that they were close to the war front. They had been driving for about an hour, it…

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The Beauty Spot: Do the dew

by Lucy Goosey I love pancakes. Nothing tickles my fancy more than arm fluffy circles of heaven doused in a bucket of syrup and decorated with a heap of golden…

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Man’s eternal quest

Teresa Nnaya  One of my favorite writers, Fr. Thomas Dubay, captures the human condition this way: ‘’As a human being, a spirit-in-the-flesh, you are a thirst. Every single choice you…

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eLDee, Tee A, Jimmy Jatt confirmed for Notting Hill Carnival

by Wilfred Okiche Hip hop heavyweight Eldee, comedian Tee A and DJ Jimmy Jatt have been confirmed for the Nigeria corner of the annual Notting Hill carnival scheduled for 29…

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How India took me to freedom

by Onyeka Nwelue Note: As India celebrates its Independence, Onyeka Nwelue celebrates his independence too. You may not understand it when I ask young people to rebel against their parents.…

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Cesc goes barc home! Fabregas returns to boyhood club

  Ifreke Inyang   It’s a done deal. Arsenal officially posted a confirmation on their website this evening that they had agreed a deal with Barcelona for the sale of…

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WriterSpeaksPoetry: Dream to Hope to….

by WriterSpeaksPoetry Long ago I looked forward to tomorrow It seemed all so important A distant dream defined as delightful A hope to harvest a home Would it remain a…

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The furious entry of David Evans

by Onyeka Nwelue He’s not your ordinary 21 year-old. His hands are completely occupied and he’s extremely smart. However, the same urban and afro-pop record producer, songwriter, songwriter/rapper, multi-instrumentalist, A&R…

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Genevieve Nnaji is hot on the new cover of Y! Magazine! – Nigeria’s Sweetheart headlines the ‘Nigerian Dream’ Issue

by Sola Fasasi  Straight from its exclusive cover interview with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, Y! Magazine berths right on time with another exclusive interview with actress, Genevieve Nnaji – who…

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From The Magazine: They’ll wow you – A magazine review

by Ifeanyi Dike Jr Name: Wow Category: Magazine Editor-in-Chief: Julie Odia The first time I saw a copy of WOW Magazine, I thought “O well, it’s probably just another pile of…

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Creative Five World takes International Youth Day to Adamawa

by Wilfred Okiche Creative Five World (C5W), a think-tank which offering a broad spectrum of media, events and strategic communication initiatives plans to corroborate with the United Nations to celebrate…

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Something New: Let eLDee take you ‘Higher’ in his new single ft. Sojay & K9

by Taiwo Damilola Trybe Records hits us with 'Higher', the first single off the upcoming eLDee album 'Is it your money Vol.2'. 'Higher' features two new artists signed to eLDee's…

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StylePolice: Music Meets Runway… meets style hits and misses!

by StyleEYE StylePolice is back with a bang! We've been away for a while, but we've been watching you light up and mess up our red carpets. We couldn't hold…

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Something New: LekkiHood Finest ‘Break Through’ on new single ft. General Pype & Vector

by Taiwo Damilola New Hip Hop group LekkiHood Finest do well on the debut music video for their new single 'Break Through' featuring General Pype & Vector, who bring depth…

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Something New: Take this invitation – IB says ‘Wasile Mi’ in new single ft. Vector

by Taiwo Damilola Canadian based Artist I.B features Vector on a Samklef produced beat. 'Wasile Mi' is a cool track with an upbeat tempo- the kind that'll do well in…

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Twitter Personality Campaign: @sm1hot will create a new country for all who ‘gbagaun’

by Ifreke Inyang [@ifreke] As usual, YNaija makes the Twitter Personality race more fun with the Twi-Campaigns. Here we conduct a second set of short interviews, essentially to promote each…

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Stella Damasus, OC Ukeje & Keira Hewatch fight to the finish in ‘Two Brides and a Baby’

by Wilfred Okiche Screen diva Stella Damasus, former AMBO winner O.C Ukeje and Kalu Ikeagwu  all co-star in the upcoming romantic comedy “Two Brides and a Baby” written and produced…

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Smoke, Guns & Fire – Paul Apel releases new thriller, ’90 Ninth Day’

by Wilfred Okiche “90 Ninth Day” an explosive thriller from Director Paul ‘Papel’ Apel premieres recently at the Silverbird Galleria, Victoria Island, Lagos. Starring Nollywood veterans Bimbo Akintola and Keppy Ekpeyong…

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One Youth, One Voice – Celebrate the 11th annual International Youth Day!

by Wilfred Okiche Today is the International Youth Day, a day mapped out by the international community to celebrate the youth of the world, the hope and future of our…

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Twitter Personality: Katung Aduwak is ‘not afraid to say it the way it is’

by Ifreke Inyang [@Ifreke] Katung first hit social consciousness when he emerged as the winner of the first and only Big Brother Nigeria. He picked up a fat cheque of…

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Fresh Out: Wades features its new collection as design project ‘The Making’ berths

by Yemi Olowu ‘The Making’ is a scheme with the objective of bringing to the limelight young budding designers. These young people will work with experienced designers and stylists in…

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Music and Poetry meet at “Go-Jazz”

by Sola Fasasi Go-Jazz concert is a night of Music (Soul, Jazz) and Poetry. It is a charity concert created to raise awareness and funds to benefit charity works going on in…

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From Nigeria to the world: Oghenefego Isikwenu & Oke Temitope are 2011 YouthActionNet Global Fellows

by Sola Fasasi Now in it’s 10th year, the International Youth Foundation’s YouthActionNet has become a global hub of young social innovators, comprising of nearly 550 youth in 60 countries.…

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From The Magazine: The long haul – Uche Jombo talks Nollywood

culled from Y! Magazine Issue 4 From The Magazine: The long haul - Uche Jombo talks Nollywood UCHE JOMBO, actress and producer, boasts a rare Nollywood staying power How long…

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On your marks, get set, goals!

by Ifreke Inyang The EPL is back. Not even if the riots in London, which might possibly lead to the postponement of league matches in the capital can stand in…

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Bring on the GOOD stuff: Jay-Z & Kanye’s Lift Off ft. Beyonce (Co-Produced By Don Jazzy)

by Taiwo Damilola From the time Don Jazzy signed on to the Kanye West GOOD Music imprint, many have wondered what it is he will bring to the table of…

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‘Real Or Not’? Wale has the answer on this SarZ produced verse

by Taiwo Damilola Hit producer Sarz recently went to work on a hot Wale verse, producing a go-go banger in sync with the rappers style, in a response to Wale's…

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