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Introducing the YNaija weekly review!

by Ifreke Inyang [18th Apr  – 23rd Apr, 2011] Did you miss any of these? We present a review of news that made the headlines last week! Monday The CEO…

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Twitter & BB Round-up!

by Ifreke Inyang [@ifreke] [18th Apr  – 23rd Apr, 2011] MONDAY: “I don’t even know where to start this morning,” @SamDeeNaija tweeted. “Bout to just shower and drive outta this…

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MI2 the Movie gets UK album launch

by Taiwo Damilola Mr Incredible's album was released late last year, but the buzz it generated is in no hurry to go down. Now, Cokobar.com and Ultimalt Drink are set…

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Oops, I think we stopped going Gaga for the Lady

by Aninoritse Odeli-Serrano I know almost everybody reading this knows or has heard a Lady Gaga song. I love Lady Gaga; I think she is crazy, witty and downright smart.…

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Throwback Hit! Tony Tetuila’s ‘Omode Meta Nsere’

by Taiwo Damilola Anyone born before 1995 will remember this song - the first single off  Tony Tetuila's debut album 'Morning Time'. It was one of the first beef songs…

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Saints & other sinners: Bridging a widening gap

by Ore Fakorede In recent years, the apparent failure of the Christian Church to save itself from internal strife and divisions has taken a hammer to its reliability and public…

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Easter: Not just another long weekend

by Ore Fakorede Fireworks, cake, chicken and carols. All over the world, Christmas has always been the holiday that no one wants to miss out on. Distant relatives show up…

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Fall in love with the Toju Foyeh “Rebirth L’or” Collection!

by Yemi Olowu If you’re in love with the Toju Foyeh brand it’s time to fall to pieces. After wowing the fashion world at the Arise Magazine Fashion week in…

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R.I.P: Please rest in peace, Nigeria

by Chioma Obiekwe I had followed the news, seen the pictures and read the broadcasts. There was a crisis in the North over the elections and non-Northern National Youth Corpers…

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The Headie moves: HipHopWorld Awards leaves Lagos again

by Taiwo Damilola Organisers of the esteemed HipHopWorld Awards recently announced a change in the location of the 2011 edition of Nigeria's biggest music honours event. Executive Producer of the…

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BREAKING: Fire guts Tunde Bakare’s house

by Ifreke Inyang It seems that Good Friday has turned out to b quite the opposite for the family of Pastor Tunde Bakare, as their fire razed the top floor…

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SCENE! Photos from the premiere of Ghetto Dreamz, the Dagrin biopic

by Yemi Olowu Yesterday, 22nd April, friends, fans and movie professionals of the late rapper Dagrin gathered at the Silverbird Galleria, Victoria Island Lagos to celebrate his life as well…

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He came, he saw and of course he conquered! Fela, the musical, shines in Lagos

by Ifeanyi Dike Jr On the 21st of April, a varied crowd of Nigerians – from nobel laureate Professor Wole Soyinka and Lagos state governor Tunde Fashola, to corporate professionals…

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Unity at any cost?

by Chude Jideonwo Yesterday, Goodluck Jonathan caught my attention. Speaking to the nation in a long overdue but still welcome address, he spoke directly to those who have chosen to…

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Fragile Future: Dele Olojede speaks on the elections

by Dele Olojede Last weekend, we trooped to the polls on street corners and under almond trees in this rough and ready city of 10 million to elect a new…

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High drama, high glamour! Tango With Me premieres in Lagos

by Odilu Richard Just one question: What would you do if on the eve of your honeymoon, a band of robbers storm into your hotel room? They discover that they…

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Easter Sunday bumper package! Harrysong launches album in Warri

by Taiwo Damilola Questionmark signed Singer, Songwriter and multi - instrumentalist Harrysong, will be launching his debut album 'Testify' in his hometown of Warri on Easter Sunday. The launch will…

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Frills & Thrills! Viv La Resistance presents the Lucinda Lace Collection

by Yemi Olowu To celebrate the launch of its Flagship Store, Viv La Resistance invites to you attend the Lucinda Lace Ready To Wear Collection sale on Easter Monday 25th April 2011.…

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Twitter Personality: Onome Ovwori

by Ifreke Inyang [@ifreke] Onome Ovwori, more popular as Mr. O is a Nigerian jazz keyboardist based in the US. His album drops in a matter of weeks. In between his…

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Jonathan says Enough is Enough: The Full Speech

STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT GOODLUCK EBELE JONATHAN, GCFR, ON THE POST-ELECTION CRISIS IN PARTS OF THE COUNTRY ON THE 21st APRIL, 2011. Fellow Citizens and compatriots, 1. Three days ago, I…

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BREAKING: Ashley Nwosu passes on

by Ifreke Inyang Veteran Nollywood actor, Ashley Nwosu is dead. The thespian passed on after going into a deep coma at The Military Hospital in Yaba. Sources report that the…

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Handcrafted elegance! StyleEYE on O’eclat Handbags

by Yemi Olowu Gbemisola Johnson, is the designer behind Johnson O'eclat designs, a Nigerian fashion accessories brand. The label designs and makes beautiful and affordable handcrafted clutch bags, totes, wallets,…

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How about some Finesse? The Mixtape is here

by Taiwo Damilola Finesse Entertainment is the newest entertainment outfit to hit Lagos, Nigeria, co-ordinating production, marketing & promotion of Sound Records & Music Videos. It also covers talent hunt/scouting…

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A few things you didn’t know about Gideon Okeke

by Yemi Olowu We know Gideon is an actor and presenter, but did you know he could sing? More surprises in this quick interview! Nickname: Ogidi gada Siblings: None My…

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Get ready! One Mic comes to Lagos this Easter

by Sola Fasasi One Mic, the Live Music sessions, gained popularity in the UK, and now, it comes to Lagos on Easter Sunday (April 24th). The event - a WePlugGoodMusic production,…

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Style Icons! Omowunmi Akinnifesi & Mai Atafo glitter at Allure Awards

by Eric Nwanso Just by walking in, one could see that the Allure Style Icons Award Ceremony,  held on Sunday, 17th April, was set to be a glamorous event. As…

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From the Magazine! My Art – Olumide S. Akingbade

Excerpt from Y! Issue 4 This issue of Y! Magazine's 'My Art' features Olumide S. Akingbade, a Nigerian-born photographer based in the United Kingdom. "I never feel completely satisfied with my…

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AGDC presents The High Potential Graduate Program

by Sola Fasasi The After-school Graduate Development Centre (AGDC) launches The High Potential Graduate Program (HiPO), a transformational program which seeks to promote the employability of Nigeria graduates. It is geared towards…

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‘Vote for Me: I had no shoes’

by 'Demola Adesina As the current United States President, Barack Obama begins his campaign for re-election in 2012, there are strong indicators that he may not wield as much influence…

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