The big stage: Kefee lines up alongside Indie Arie

by Wilfred Okiche Nigerian gospel/dance music sensation, Kefeee, will get the biggest gig of her career so far when she opens for multiple Grammy Award winning singer, Indie Arie at…

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Robbed! Essence loses car

Sola Fasasi Kennis Music songstress, Essence Okoro Uwale - simply known as Essence, had her car jacked around Egbeda area of Lagos today Sunday September 4, 2011. According to a…

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Second time coming: Mente De Moda is here again

by Yemi Olowu We Own The Night (WOTN) presents the second installment of its Mente De Moda exhibition today September 4, 2011, at Ember Creek, Awolowo Way, Ikoyi. This second…

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Exclusive! Tribute to CD John – Debut album to be released for late comedian’s memorial

by Yemi Olowu The Management of Fahrenheit Entertainments has exclusively revealed to YNaija that a full musical album by the late comedian, CD John will be released under the music…

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A fine blend – Photos from the 2011 Hennessy Artistry unveiling

  by Yemi Olowu Artists from this year’s Hennessy Artistry were unveiled at the Likwid Lounge on Friday August 26, 2011. The theme song, which features Empire Mates Entertainments’ boss,…

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You Tweet: “I remember tweeting ‘A man without a GOAL is a GOAT'” – Ohimai ‘@MrFixNigeria’ Amaize

Ifreke Inyang [@Ifreke] Ohimai ‘MrFixNigeria’ Amaize is one of Nigeria’s youngest anti-corruption advocates. He is also is a communications strategist who expresses passionate belief in the use of the media…

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Let’s go there! Lynxxx takes friends to the north

by Yemi Olowu Syndik8 Records’ front line act and Pepsi ambassador, Lynxxx, will kick off the northern region part of the ongoing ‘Lynxxx & Friends’ Campus Tour on Monday September…

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Beeta Universal Arts Foundation presents ‘Castle in the Air’

Starting from Sunday, September 4, 2011, the weekly Theatre at Tera will be hosting the Beeta Universal Arts foundation for four consecutive Sundays as they present the ‘Castle in the…

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Entertainment Trivia! You think you know?

by UpNepa Test your knowledge of the Nigerian entertainment scene and stand a chance of winning free airtime from any network. Also, you can win VIP tickets to a comedy…

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Sossick recruits D’Prince on new single, Kosofo

  by Abidemi Dairo Soundcity Music Video Awards and The Future Awards winning music producer, Esosa Douglas Osemwengie popularly known as Sossick, has released a new single, 'Kosofo'. The producer…

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Call me stunner! Funmi Iyanda covers Mania Magazine’s Investment Issue

  by Yemi Olowu Ace broadcaster and entrepreneur, Funmi Iyanda, covers StyleMania Magazine's Investment issue. She talks about her success, fears and plans she has for the future.  The issue serves as a guide…

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Soko Stingo, a window for African styles

  by Yemi Olowu Soko Stingo which means style market, is a lifestyle mobile market. It is set to feature brands from Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone and the rest of Africa. This…

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Hennessy Artistry unveils the art of blending

Banky W, eLDee Tha Don, Tiwa Savage and Jesse Jagz unite for the 2011 installment of the annual Hennessy Artistry Hennessy Artistry 2011 theme song

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News bits: Yeka’s turn in the sun & Taruwa does Number 100

Ibiyemi and Lydia at Taruwa's 100th edition Taruwa celebrates fourth anniversary with its hundredth episode by Feyisayo Adeyemi Popular creative forum, Taruwa, hosted its 100th edition yesterday August 31, 2011…

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Grey X Ozzy ‘Born Free’ look book

by Maryanne Alabi Grey, the label known for it's colorful and versatile style, teams up with Ozzy, a young designer with bright ideas. Ozz has gone ahead to design an 80…

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D’banj, Wizkid, Seun Kuti make MOBO nomination list

Ifreke Inyang   With just over a month to go till the 16th MOBOs take place in Glasgow, the nominees for this year’s Awards have been announced. And the impressive…

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We don’t want any more of it! NBC bans Oliver Twist

   by Ifreke Inyang   In a controversial move, the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation, NBC, has banned  D’banj’s new single,' Oliver Twist'. According to an early morning  tweet from the Mo'Hits'…

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Week 4! The Making features Rouge Vallari

by Yemi Olowu Rouge Vallari is a brand that provides women with classy designs that breeds timeless elegance. Each piece stands out with it's own unique design. The Head Designer,…

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Bookshelf: Slum Diary

by Nwilo Bura-Bari Vincent Nwilo Bura-Bari Vincent recently emerged as runner up in the inaugural Creative Wings Short Story Competition. Click! It comes twice. The first click may have a flash. But the…

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Going places: Is Jim Donnet the NextBigThing?

by Wilfred Okiche Though Jim Donnet is a Civil Engineering student of Covenant University, he has music on his mind. He is steadily focused on his craft as he works…

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From The Magazine: Perfection & intensity create a masterpiece – An album review

  by Taiwo Damilola Title: Yes I Am Artiste: Etcetera Category: Album At a time when we hope and constantly pray for succor for our ears - succor from ‘tragic’ music…

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MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week Awards releases list of finalists

by Yemi Olowu The MTN Lagos Fashion Design week is an initiative of StyleHouseFiles, supported by the British Council.  There were screening processes in Port Harcourt, Abuja and Lagos by…

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Cutting Edge: MOOFA – For bold, edgy & sexy women

  by Yemi Olowu The MOOFA label captures bold, edgy and sexy side of women. The brand is known for its dramatic and  gorgeously constructed pieces, combing elements of African and European fashion.…

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Kida Kudz is ready to take over

  by Rotimi Martins Just last year, a teenage rap maestro, Kida Kudz stormed into our consciousness. He seized the attention of fans and entertainment critics at the Peak Talent…

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Calling all thespians – Actors shine at debut Open Mic Theatre

by Yemi Olowu On August 6, 2011 Actress and Singer, Lala Akindoju hosted sections of Lagos's acting community to the first ever Open Mic Theatre, an evening of performances, drama…

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Who has bewitched you, foolish Nigerians? Pastor-Politician Tunde Bakare cries out

by Sola Fasasi Tunde Bakare is the leading pastor at the Latter Rain Assembly, Lagos who was running mate to 2011 presidential candidate General Buhari. On Sunday, 28th August the…

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And the July Twitter Personality is…!

by Ifreke Inyang [@Ifreke] The second quarter of the Twitter Persona series has produced its first monthly winner. In the month of July, we profiled four Twitter personalities who let…

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Start Voting! August Twitter Personality Poll

by Ifreke Inyang [@Ifreke] Once more, YNaija congratulates @Prodeegy who won the July Twitter Personality Poll. Seyi Longe, as his official documents bear, finished ahead of @BabaOloriokoBB, @sm1hot and @itsjustAYO.…

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Thoughts of a Young Nigerian: The Wenger Government

by Yomi Kazeem This, for obvious reasons, might anger Arsenal fans. However it is important to state that it was written from the perspective of a soccer neutral without bias…

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From the Magazine: Not so endowed – A music video review

by Chiagoziem Onyekwena Title: Endowed (Remix) Artiste: D’banj Category: Video To paraphrase a popular catchphrase – in Nigeria, music videos are getting richer and richer while the music itself is…

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