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Something New! Aduke drops two new singles- ‘Far Away’ and ‘Leke Leke’

by Seyi Lawal Female folk singer, Aduke is back into the spotlight after winning our hearts with her debut single – 'Made in Lagos'. She drops two new singles –…

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Something New! Ozzy B – High

by Chi Ibe Ozzy B drops a new single titled 'High', on the mellow tip. This is produced by bankyondbeatz. Click here to liten: High-Prod.-By-Bankyondbeatz

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New video: ‘Today Today’- eLDee

by Wilfred Okiche Hip hop heavyweight, eLDee has dropped the video for his hot new joint, ''Today Today.' It is a single off his forthcoming album, 'Undeniable' which he has…

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Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi: Why men don’t have a clue and women always need more shoes

This is the full text of the Honourable Minister of Youth Development's opening address at The Nigeria Symposium for Young & Emerging Leaders on March 19, 2012.   Bolaji Abdullahi I…

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Uche Chuta: Is PDP a “Great Party”?

Young people need to learn a thing or two from PDP if we want to provide good leadership for Nigeria. Let me first of all state that I do not…

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Governor Kayode Fayemi: The challenge of responsible leadership: How can a ‘Successor-Generation’ do better?

Dr. Kayode Fayemi Governor Ekiti State, Nigeria at The Future Awards Symposium For Young And Emerging Leaders Monday, March 19, 2012 Sadly, the authoritarian residues of politics over the last decade have…

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Kunle Durojaiye: Should I join the PDP?

Alhaji Lamidi Adedibu   In one way or the other, a question has resounded in the minds of many young Nigerians, especially in the face of current national issues -…

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“Why can’t she be the president of Nigeria?”- Check out the top ten tweets on Okonjo-Iweala’s World Bank run

by Lekan Olanrewaju The Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala's World Bank presidency nomination has left more than just a few tongues wagging, with many stating their beliefs in…

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Superstar for the continent – African leaders back Okonjo-Iweala for World Bank presidency

by Rachel Ogbu The African Union on Monday endorsed the candidacy of finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to become World Bank president. At the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party…

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Iyinoluwa Aboyeji: The People’s Conglomerate – “Let me tell you the story of a small community in Kenya…”

    "The way we run shit See we're kind of like the government,  So just repect my conglomerate" -Busta Rhymes Conglomerate     As many of you who read…

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“Is there really Boko Haram?” – Ayo Oritsejafor speaks against dialogue with sect

by Lekan Olanrewaju The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor has spoken out against proposed dialogues by the government with the Boko Haram sect. Speaking…

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Babatunde Rosanwo: “If a 60 year old is PDP Youth Leader, then what am I?”

Rosanwo Before we begin the North vs the South divide, we must understand the political parties plus ruling elites have the same ideology of remaining in power till they die;…

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YNaija Editorial: Nigeria, you have a love letter from Senegal

Abdoulaye-Wade The result of his bid to override the bid of the people – in a country that has seen neither military nor constitutional coups – is but a diminished…

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Why I joined the PDP – Ohimai Amaize (MrFixNigeria)

by Hauwa Gambo Ohimai Amaize is known to many young Nigerians and others for his activism and his work in public office - from the EFCC to his present assignment…

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Mercy Abang: It is cool to be called an activist, but not cool to join a political party? Give me a break

by Mercy Abang If you ask me I will tell you that politics is the most successful business in Nigeria today. Everything else takes backseat because politicians make sure they…

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“I didn’t even remember his birthday” – Tinubu swats Obasanjo in new interview

by Lekan Olanrewaju       "We had ‘amala’ and vegetable soup with hot pepper in Abiola’s house."             In a new interview with The…

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The powerful come out to play at the launch of ‘Segun Osoba’s ‘The Newspaper Years’ – See Photos!

Mr&Mrs Segun Osoba Pictures by Hycinth Iyereosa What: 'Segun Osoba Biography (The Newspaper Years) Book Launch Where:  Muson Centre, Onikan,  Lagos. When: 22 March, 2012   Abdulsalam Abubakar,Alex ekwueme,Ibrahim Badamasi…

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New Power Excuses Committee! All in last week’s news… with a pinch of salt

by Stanley Azuakola  MTN to give call credits to politicians who've lost their credibility. PETA sues Oteh The last hasn't been heard about that dinner bill incurred by the Director-General…

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Technology 101: Don’t have time to blog? Here’s how to draft a post in 15 Minutes

Photo credit:You just get me by Oluwatobi Soyombo Just keep writing everything that comes to your mind. This is how many popular bloggers today draft their posts within 15 -…

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Public hearings as TV entertainment? – Onoshe Nwabuikwu’s ‘Airtime’

by Onoshenuasi Nwabuikwu Public hearings as TV entertainment? If there’s any difference between the public hearings and other programmes on TV, it’ll have to be that the hearings are more interesting…

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Femke to Funke: “Oyibo, Oyibo!” – Best enjoyed at night!

It gets better! YNaija introduces you to Dutch writer and journalist, Femke van Zeijl who has been traveling across sub-Saharan Africa for about 10 years. Now she trades her, um,…

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Nigeria’s Mark Zuckerberg? Students Circle creator set to launch online university

by Lekan Olanrewaju Ever heard of the guy tech-heads are calling Nigeria’s Mark Zuckerberg? No? Well, he’s a Nigerian entrepreneur who is changing the way students in Africa receive education through…

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Bribery! Trauma! Scandal! Check out the 7 most outrageous National Assembly scandals

by Lekan Olanrewaju You think the Arunma Oteh-Herman Hembe scandal is the worst of them all? Well think again. Since the Fourth Republic kicked off, we've rolled from one legislative drama…

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“A terrible idea and embarrassment ” – Harvard professor and World Bank employee blasts US nominee, supports Okonjo-Iweala

by Lekan Olanrewaju Just as Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, one of three nominees running for World Bank presidency, has - in an interview with Reuters - called for a "level playing…

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Hello, Beautiful! Screening for Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria begins today

by Wilfred Okiche Activities marking the 25th anniversary of the country's most popular beauty pageant, the Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria pageant (MBGN) kicks off  Tuesday, 27th March, with the…

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“No, he cannot preach here!” – Check out Governor Aregbesola’s top 5 dramatic statements

by Lekan Olanrewaju A few days ago, an NGO called for the Osun state governor, Rauf Aregbesola, to take a psychiatric examination. According to the letter, this is due to…

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Tolu Ogunlesi: “Okonjo-Iweala for President” (YNaija Frontpage)

What are you up to this time? I’ve seen you making frantic phone calls and generally appearing busy Oh boy, tings are happening. Campaign don start o Campaign? Isn’t 2015…

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“No jumping from the Titanic!”- Check out yesterday’s top ten tweets

by Lekan Olanrewaju From more arguments about Bishop David Oyedepo’s right, or lack thereof to launch an airline to thoughts on Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s World Bank presidency bid, check out the top…

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Photo of the Day: There’s a L(app) for that! See how this young lady wrote her exams

by Lekan Olanrewaju Sent in by a reader. The "jambite" above was pictured at the Joint Admission Matriculation Examination (colloquially called 'JAMB') displaying quite the creative method to ensure she doesn't…

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#InCaseYouMissedIt: Rivers may become first state to provide uninterrupted power

by Lekan Olanrewaju While residents all over the country suffer the effects of blackouts due to Kainji dam being shut down, Rivers State gears up to begin enjoying uninterrupted power supply. Governor…

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