The toddling sanctity of our courts

by Funmilayo Akinosi In theory, Nigeria should not need the Supreme Court or any court at all. Even before Mahandas Gandhi extolled the ‘court of conscience’ over that of justice,…

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DJ Klem goes AfroFunkyDiscoSoul! Listen to teasers from his new EP

by Chi Ibe The Knighthouse record label rests on a couple of pillars of musical talent, one of which is acclaimed producer DJ Klem. Last year the RedBull Music Academy…

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From Accra to LA to Lagos: A-list cast star in Leila Djansi’s ‘Ties That Bind’

by Sola Fasasi In another exciting cross-continental movie collaboration, John Dumelo (Accra), Nia Long (Los Angeles), Omotola Jalade Ekeinde (Nigeria) and Ama K. Abebrese (Accra) are set to appear together in upcoming…

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Meet Nigeria’s soul sweetheart! Yinka Davies’ album signing at The Jazzhole

by Hauwa Gambo Soul songstress Yinka Davies recently made a comeback on the music arena as a judge on the Etisalat sponsored Nigerian Idol. Yinka came to prominence nearly two…

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Genevieve Magazine celebrates International Women’s Day with Finbank CEO Suzanne Iroche

by Hauwa Gambo Genevieve Magazine is back this month with a delightful cover featuring accomplished banker Suzanne Iroche, as the world celebrates the month of International Women's Day. "Women are the…

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What Happened to the Igbo Language Film?

by Onyeka Nwelue I started teaching Film Adaptation and Scriptwriting for the Film Direction Class of the Centre for Research in the Art of Film & TV (CRAFT), Delhi early this…

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Street Style! Arise Magazine Fashion Week: Day One

by YNaija Style Team The Arise Fashion Week kicks off officially today, but the YNaija Style team captured some stunning off-runway images yesterday at the Federal Palace Hotel venue in…

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Don’t Ask, The Video Is Here!

by Chi Ibe In January, Omawumi released 'If You Ask Me (Na Who I Go Ask)', produced by Cobhams Asuquo and which caused immediate excitement across the media and on…

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Win a pass to the Mustafa Hassanali show at Arise Magazine Fashion Week!

by Chi Ibe It's the week all fashion professionals and enthusiasts around the continent have been waiting for - the Arise Magazine Fashion Week 2011. And it's live in Lagos!…

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Adesuwa Onyenekwe, Frank Edoho and Denrele Edun train TV Presenters – Register now!

by Chi Ibe The Future Project under its The Future-Enterprise Support Scheme announces The Picture Perfect trainings for TV Presenters. Communications Coordinator for the project, Kenneth Oliko says “The trainings…

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Chigurl unveiled

by Chi Ibe If you haven't heard of Chigurl and her viral hit by now, then consider yourself a weissst! And if you don't know what that word means, we…

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Young, Female: Women + X = Men

by Abisola Johnson Words and opposites was a topic I hated in elementary school. My English teacher, Mrs. Monye would say a word and if we didn’t tell her the…

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WriterSpeaksPoetry: yesTOday’s SCHOOL

by WriterSpeaksPoetry A discovery loomed in the air The sensitive sense it The mindful are mindfulL of it The thoughtful… The observant look intensely The lessons of life appear through…

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StyleEYE on Omoni Oboli

by Yemi Olowu With effortless elegance Omoni Oboli lights up the screen in any role she plays. Her beauty, presence and talent have gained her a reputation as one of…

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It’s raining bullets: Grab your umbrellas!

by Sola Fasasi The First Lady of Nigeria seems to always be in the spotlight, but not the good kind, mind you. None can miss the astonishing confidence with which…

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A first-of its-kind initiative: Youth-Marketer Converge 2011 (YMC 1.0)

by Hauwa Gambo In a world that is continually ‘shrinking’, thanks to breakneck-speed innovation in science and technology, methods of reaching one’s target market are ever changing. Over the past…

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Twitter and BB Round-up is back!!!

by Ifreke Inyang [@ifreke] [28th Feb – 5th Mar 2011] MONDAY: It was the Monday after this year’s Oscars. Most tweeps on this side of the world had to stay up to…

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Cutting Edge: VickyHeldan

by Yemi Olowu Vicky Ify Njoku is the creative head of the VickyHeldan clothing label, established in Nigeria in August 2010 as an extension of her creativity and enthusiasm for…

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Apply Now! challengefuture global student innovation competition

by Chi Ibe challengefuture is a Global Youth Think Tank, based in Slovenia, that is creating a community of talentand ideas for a world that works for all. Through future thinking and global collaboration, challengefuture inspires tomorrow’s talent and ideas and…

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Pilgrim’s Progress: Lessons from my hiatus

by Akan Nweke For over a week now, I have been ill. A case of upper respiratory infection with some fever left me sore and brow beaten. Just when I…

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Ready, steady, shoot! Photos & soundbites from TY Bello’s ‘The Future’ video shoot

by Yemi Olowu A few years ago - four, to be precise - TY Bello wowed us with her song of hope, Greenland, and the eponymous debut solo album. She recently…

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StyleEYE On OC Ukeje

by Yemi Olowu Actor and presenter OC Ukeje is the dream of many young women and the envy of many young men - he's known for his good looks, dapper…

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When will we be hot enough?

by Sandra Mbanefo Obiago Culled from NEXT Newspapers At a friend’s birthday party, we sat around a table discussing the deplorable state of our country’s Murtala Muhammed International Airport. Over…

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“I have the greatest hope in the Turning Point Generation,” says Oby Ezekwesili

by Oby Ezekwesili Being part of a speech delivered by Oby Ezekwesili, former Minister of Education about Public Policy and the Future of Education in Nigeria at the 5th Annual…

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Supermodel & beauty mogul Iman honoured as Ladybrille Magazine Woman of the Month

by Sola Fasasi Ladybrille Magazine has come to be associated with features of some of the most successful, inspiring personalities of African descent, and March 2011 is no exception. Iman…

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Luxury designer Alexander Amosu comes to Lagos: Book an appointment!

by Sola Fasasi Luxury designer Alexander Amosu is known for his opulent works, pieces that have been made in partnership with the world’s leading luxury brands and worn by A-list celebrities.…

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Look left, look right and take the leap!

by Ayodotun Osunkojo “Hustling” is not a game for the faint hearted. Anyone who indulges in it anytime, anywhere, knows that. The reason is simple. Have you ever heard the…

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MadAboutGadgets: Hello, Google Cloud Connect!

by Seye Kuyinu For those who, like me, have been patiently waiting for the launch of the Google OS, hope has just been renewed.  Last Thursday, Google announced their new product –…

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Of Mars & Venus: Do the do’s!

by HD Popular sayings such as: “The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing” and “All’s fair in love and war” deal with the uniqueness of each emotional…

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Youth organisations ask Nigerian presidential candidates, “What About Us?”

by Chika Uwazie Abuja, Nigeria – Building on momentum from a mass voter registration drive, a coalition of several youth empowerment groups and blogs, including Vote or Quench, Enough is Enough Nigeria,…

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