It’s time for ‘Real Talk’! Biodun Shobanjo, Leke Alder & others to speak at MTV marketing seminar

by Taiwo Damilola MTV Networks Africa present’s ‘Real Talk’, an innovative marketing seminar for brands and organizations that will target the Nigerian youth. The one-day event will feature a seminar,…

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Whose line is it anyway?

by AM Kaizen Dear Nigerian artistes, This article stems from two relating situations. A friend of mine, an aspiring musician, sent a song for me to listen to and critique.…

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Goodbye Idol, Hello world! Contestant Tonii debuts with two singles

by Taiwo Damilola It’s been only a few weeks since Oluwatoni Afolayan was evicted from the Nigerian Idol reality TV show; and already the Kwara state born singer is hard at…

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If You Ask Me: Omawumi’s new video is out!

by Sola Fasasi In January, West African Idol runner up Omawumi released 'If You Ask Me (Na Who I Go Ask)', a superb track put together by award winning producer Cobhams Asuquo. With the…

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President Goodluck’s Key Matters

by ‘Yemi Adamolekun This is not an article to debate the merits of the Goodluck/Sambo Campaign manifesto or their plans for Nigeria. They say a picture says a thousand words.…

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SOMETHING NEW! The second coming of Morachi

by Taiwo Damilola Guess who’s made a comeback? Since his 2006 hit single ‘Hapuya’ and his 2007 album ‘The Proof’, Morachi has been away from the limelight for far too…

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SOMETHING NEW! Dtone Martins sings of love in Sunkun Ife

by Taiwo Damilola I couldn’t help but grin as I listened to Dtone Martins' ‘Sun Kun Ife’ which translates to ‘Tears of Love’. The song is the first single off…

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The best of 2011: January, February, March!

by Ore Fakorede 2011 is shaping up to be one of the most eventful years in recent history. From the catastrophic – an earthquake and attendant nuclear disaster in Japan,…

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5,4,3,2, we have an Idol!

by Taiwo Damilola The first ever Nigerian Idol emerged on Saturday 26th March, as Yeka Onka, 26, was announced winner by Etisalat CEO Steven E. Evans. Over 10,000 contestants auditioned…

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The politics of ‘Our Time’

by eLDee This article was culled from Sahara Reporters ‘Integrity requires three steps: discerning what is right and what is wrong; acting on what you have discerned, even at personal…

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Of laughter and tears: A tribute to CD John

by Odilu Richard He had just put up a brilliant performance at the ‘Industry Nite’ and was headed home in a black Gulf 3. Surely nothing could have prepared John…

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Twitter Personality: Olaide ‘Exschoolnerd’ Olabode

by Ifreke Inyang Olaide ‘Exschoolnerd’ Olabode is one of young Nigeria's most popular Twitter figures. She tweets it all – from the hilarious to the tweets filled with caustic irreverence.…

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Commercials ‘r’ us

by So you think you can think? That’s what some of us would like to ask after watching yet another odd TV commercial. Sometimes, the television set is like a…

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Olurombi: The making of a myth

by Prince Wale Oreshade This article is culled from Y! Magazine Issue 3, out in stores now. To read more of this and other exciting pieces, buy a copy! (Click HERE…

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Y! Feature Interview: Meet Asa, the Woman

by 'Damilola Oyedele We wish to apologise to readers who bought Y! Issue 3 and had mashed-up pages of the Asa interview. The error is due to a Printer-Devil (pun…

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What About Us: Were you impressed?

by Isioma Osaje The excitement was palpable as young Nigerians waited somewhat impatiently for the kick off of the “What About Us” Presidential debate. As voted by the Nigerian youths,…

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Lights, Camera, Politics! A Review of What About Us?

by Osisiye Tafa 06: 50 pm – Security details loiter around the Shehu Yar-adua Centre. A steady stream of cars enter and exit. It is the venue of the ‘What…

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Twitter Personality: Dan D’ Humorous

by Ifreke Inyang [@Ifreke] Although Daniel is based in the South South – Port Harcourt, to be precise – he has headlined some of the biggest comedy events in Lagos…

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Of Mars & Venus: Money Matters

by HD ‘Love and money, go together like bee and honey…’ This is me singing as I am listening to this talk show, and the question is whether money matters…

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How sick is Sossick?

How sick is Sossick? by Odilu Richard He’s not your clichéd producer, that’s for sure. This young man’s creativity and hard work earned him the plaque for The Future Awards…

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There’s a new UrbanCode!

by Sola Fasasi Does your life consist of work, work and sadly, more work? Welcome to the club! UrbanCode is inspired by the life of the workaholic – it’s a…

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Round One! Momodu v Buhari

by Ore Fakorede They say all's fair in love and war, and to call the April 2011 presidential race a war would be an understatement. Against that backdrop, we can be safely conclude…

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And the music from the CD ends…

by Ifreke Inyang It's been barely one year, and comedian CD John has done a Da Grin. The similarities are incredible. Both were entertainers, albeit in different forms. Both were…

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‘Streetstyle ALPHA’: Marayah O’s charming new lookbook

by Yemi Olowu Marayah O is a fashion and lifestyle brand that focuses on the creation of female pret-a-porter. The brand offers designs that are eclectic, refreshing and most importantly…

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How to screw that porno hard!

by Ore Fakorede YNaija’s resident lifestyle and technology egghead takes you into the first of his ‘How To’ series… Enjoy! The average guy will take a second look at a…

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Now that Mikel Obi has lost his Chelsea shirt…

by Ifreke Inyang The class of 2005 was special. I am yet to find anyone who will argue against the group of boys that represented Nigeria in the Youth Championship…

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New Video! Konga’s ‘Kaba Kaba’ ft Dagrin & Remi Aluko

by Damilola Taiwo I've tried and tried to figure out what ‘Kaba Kaba’ means, and I’ll admit that I have absolutely not a clue. I got news of the video release…

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Hello Kokomobile!

by Taiwo Damilola As the controversy from his presidential interview dies down, D'banj has another reason to be in the news as his 'Kokomobile' line of mobile phones hits stores…

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WriterSpeaksPoetry: Greet

by WriterSpeaksPoetry I greeted Mama No reply I hailed Papa Silence... Was it me or them?? I greeted brother No response Sister met my wave of the hand With a…

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