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2010/2011 Season Review: Genius vs Genius

by Ifreke Inyang There’s one debate I’ve always dodged. Even as an avid football fan, with a good knowledge about practically anything related to the sports, I never got into…

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Dated! (30th May – 4th June, 2011)

by Ifreke Inyang (30th May – 4th June, 2011) We keep you updated on notable events from everyday of the past week! 30 May, 2011 Suspended FIFA vice-president, Jack Warner…

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Soundbites! Did you miss last week’s most memorable comments? (30th May – 4th June, 2011)

by Ifreke Inyang (30th May – 4th June, 2011) Here are the most memorable quotes from last week, in case you missed them! “Yes, a letter signed by the chief…

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Patricia Etteh: Innocent after proven guilty

by 'SeunSALAMI It was Hon. Patricia Olubunmi Etteh’s hilarious victory song on National TV that woke me up from a brief slumber a few days ago. So the House of…

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Hot Stuff! Show Dem Camp ft MI & Abasa – Dreamer

by Taiwo Damilola Ever since Ghost and Tec hit the scene two years ago, this writer has been a junkie for their style of delivering straight hip-hop in a way…

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Ex-O goes Techno in new single, ‘Na U Go Taya’

by Taiwo Damilola Producer, songwriter, rapper and singer Ex-O, known for creating hit bangers for Knighthouse and Runz, hits listeners with this Techno smash 'Na U Go Taya'. On the…

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Take him seriously! Tunde Ednut’s new single, ‘Catching Cold’

by Taiwo Damilola In recent times, new artiste Tunde Ednut has gotten a lot of heat from young Nigerians for his singing. Last night, the comedian cum singer received a lashing…

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Dtone Martins returns with ‘Ife Gbagbara’

by Taiwo Damilola A couple of months ago, we introduced you to Dtone Martins, the talented folk singer. His first single 'Sunkun Ife' has received rave reviews and airplay radio…

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WizKid’s the Super Star – Take a sneak peek at his new album!

by Taiwo Damilola EME signed WizKid will be launching his album this weekend in what is set to be an event in celebration of what some have called the most…

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Calling all artists! The 2011 Freedom to Create Prize now accepting entries

by Chi Ibe The annual Freedom to Create Prize celebrates the power of the creative arts to build social foundations and inspire the human spirit. This year, the award celebrates…

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Twitter Round-up!

by  Ifreke Inyang [@ifreke] [30th May – 4th June, 2011] MONDAY: This week started on a rainy note and @SharonOjong loved the weather. “The daybreak drizzle is a total turn-on,”…

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From The Magazine: Album Review – Ginuwine is ‘Elgin’, for the first time

by Ore Fakorede Artiste: Ginuwine Title: Elgin Category: Album Chances are, über-successful artistes such as Usher, Beyoncé, Chris Brown and Rihanna would have been mentioned several times over in a…

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On Y! TV this Sunday – How do we hold them accountable?

by Sola Fasasi Some love it, some hate it. Wherever you stand, you must have a riot of emotion since the President’s speech at his inauguration last Sunday. President Goodluck…

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From the Magazine: A Fine Story

by Gbenga Awomodu Name: NaijaStories.com Category: Website Naija Stories () went live in March 2010 and has become one of the top online communities which serves the needs of new…

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Say hello to UN Peace Ambassador Timaya!

by Taiwo Damilola From the start of his career, Timaya has been a well known advocator for peace in the Niger Delta. In recognition of that fact, the award winning…

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The Wigwe Family Opera

by Chude Jideonwo So over the blogosphere and Twitterverse, the story had been going round about the Wigwes - Nigeria's ambassador family to Kenya - a messy tale of wife…

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For Poets: Father’s Princess

by WriterSpeaksPoetry What a delight she was to behold Little Ana knew she looked beautiful She waltzed into church in her lovely gown Fully made up, glowing, revelling in d…

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Hot Stuff! Yung6ix ft WizKid in new video, ‘Follow Me’

by Taiwo Damilola He introduced himself to the world less than a year ago with 'Plenty Money', his cover of Ice Prince's 'Oleku'. Since then, he's moved on to greater…

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Welcome back Katung! Pictures from the Chocolate City party

by Eric Nwanso Many people have asked where Katung Adwak, Big Brother Nigeria winner is and what he has been up to since winning the show. What did he spend the…

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A 4-day extravaganza: Nigerian Entertainment Awards releases nominees list

by Taiwo Damilola The producers of the Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA), recently released the list of Nominees for the 6th edition of the Awards. The event is scheduled to hold…

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Twitter Personality: PlaybackGenius

by Ifreke Inyang PlaybackGenius is one of those tweeters who maintains an air of mystery around them, but his witty, irreverent and hilarious tweets have made him one of the…

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Runz emerges as the NextBigThing!

by Taiwo Damilola Obiora Ohazurume aka Runz has emerged winner in the first edition of the YNaija NextBigThing Competition, ahead of  Sugar Boy A1 and Sopheeyah. Voting came to an…

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Start voting! YNaija May Twitter Personality Poll

by Ifreke Inyang [@ifreke] Once more, we congratulate @GbagaunDetector, @eLDeethedon and @exschoolnerd who claimed the top three positions in last month’s polls. In the month of May, we profiled nine…

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Twiterave 3: The Naija Twitter Party & Awards

by Sola Fasasi It was a night of fun, performances and social networking as friends and celebrities from Twitter gathered at Twiterave for the 3rd time since idea was launched…

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Fablane by Derin wins first ever YNaija Cutting Edge Competition!

by Yemi Olowu Our first ever Cutting Edge competition came to an end on the 30th of May, and in the poll we featured our favorite young designers - House…

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The next P-Square? Twins Affair’s new single ‘Oh Bad Gan’

by Taiwo Damilola If you've seen the image that comes with this piece, you may have guessed it. They've been touted as the next P-square; and like the famous brothers,…

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‘Which Way?’ Micheal Demi asks in his new single

by Taiwo Damilola The first time I  listened to this song by Michael Demi, one of the contestants in eLDee's Top talent competition, I was excited. His single 'Which Way',…

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Da Builda issues a warning shot in ‘I Dey Tell U’

by Taiwo Damilola Speaking of warning shots, 'I dey Tell U' is as much warning as anyone can get. Bankole David goes hard on this track in Yoruba and some…

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Cutting Edge: Maryam Garba (House of Garba)

by Yemi Olowu Maryam Garba is a  Harvard and Stanford-educated fashion designer, known for her simple silhouettes with bold  African-inspired prints and draws inspiration from today’s professionals. In May 2010, the…

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Dated! (23rd – 29th May, 2011)

by Ifreke Inyang In this series from Y! Magazine, we give you snippets on remarkable events from everyday of the week! 23 May, 2011 A married footballer named on Twitter…

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