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Another music collaboration? Akon hints at ‘master plan’ with Tuface Idibia

by Hauwa Gambo There must be something in the air! The buzz of American rapper Kanye West's signing D'Banj & Don Jazzy of the Mo'Hits crew has hardly died down,…

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Ageless beauty: WOW sizzles with Nike Oshinowo & Damilola Agbajor as covergirls

by Chi Ibe The dazzling new cover of WOW Magazine features two women who have something in common - each of them was once crowned the most beautiful young woman…

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Something New! Becca’s ‘Forever’

by Taiwo Damilola Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa Acheampong, known by fans as Becca, is a popular Ghanian singer who now aims to get her presence felt here in Nigeria. The singer…

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Ex-O undecided in ‘Best Friend’s Girl’ ft. Teeto Ceemos

by Taiwo Damilola On Monday, we brought to you Cash in records signed Ex-O's newest single 'Na U Go Taya', off his upcoming mixtape. Now the producer, singer and rapper…

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Pilgrim’s Progress: What is prayer?

by Glory Enyinnaya Prayer has famously been described as Conversation with God. I like to think of it as the lifting up of my heart, mind and soul to God.…

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List of the Day: ‘#With5k’

by Ore Fakorede In anticipation of Sunday’s launch of Wizkid’s debut album ‘Superstar’, here are the top tweets containing the hashtag ‘#With5k’- a product of the misconception that the young…

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What a man’s got to do

by Chude Jideonwo I am fascinated, as regular readers might have noticed, by scandals; especially those of the wealthy, the famous and the powerful. Anthony D. Weiner, the American legislator…

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Win a ticket to WizKid’s album launch with Nutricima YO!

by Hauwa Gambo With just a couple of days to go the much-talked-about launch of WizKid's debut album, Super Star, Nutricima - the makers of the delicious and nutricious YO!…

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NYSC stops posting of corps members to crisis prone areas

by Emmanuel Chidiogo Gabriel Ibe, the Oyo State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has announced that the management of the corps will no longer post corps members…

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Twitter Personality: Lynxxx

by Ifreke Inyang [@ifreke]   Our newest YNaija Twitter Personality is Chukie Edozien. If that doesn’t ring a bell, I bet the name Lynxxx does. He’s the utunu crooner who…

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Five Youth Corps members kidnapped in Rivers State

by The Will Five members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have been abducted at Omademe, Ikwerre Local Government Area, multiple sources told us yesterday. They were abducted on…

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iShoot by Obi Somto: These Little Ones

by Obi Somto We believe that art is life, and that there's an art lover in everyone. That's why YNaija is pushing the envelope yet again to bring you a…

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List of The Day: Singles from June’s most anticipated albums

by Ore Fakorede 1. Bad Meets Evil - A Kiss [EXPLICIT] Album: Hell: The Sequel Genre: Rap/Hip-Hop Release Date: June 14 Download 2. Gorilla Zoe - King Kong [EXPLICIT] Album:…

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Outta the Speakerboxx: Bad Meets Evil again in ‘Hell: The Sequel’

by Ore Fakorede Eminem first collaborated with fellow Detroit emcee Royce Da 5’9” on ‘Bad Meets Evil’, a single off the thirteen-time Grammy-winner’s 1999 major-label debut, ‘The Slim Shady LP’.…

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From The Magazine: Yes, that was about us

by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu TV host EBUKA OBI-UCHEDU, shares a stream-of-consciousness narrative from his hosting of a presidential debate. “Good evening Nigeria, we are live from the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre…

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Google celebrates guitar inventor

by Ada Igboanugo A Note from Google: PAUL, who died in 2009, was an American guitarist and inventor who is best remembered for his work in the development of the…

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Amplified! The Daily BBA Report (Day 38)

by Wilfred Okiche It was the second birthday this week in the Big Brother house, and Weza woke up to a very wet birthday morning. She refused to let the…

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Mo’Hits Confirms! Kanye West signs D’Banj & Don Jazzy

by Taiwo Damilola Just when you think they've hit a peak, the Mo'Hits crew soar higher and break new grounds! A few months ago, hot on the heels of a…

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YNaija Giveaway: Win tickets to the launch of WizKid’s Super Star!

by Sola Fasasi It's the most talked about album launch of the year! On Sunday, June 12, 2011 WizKid - who some have called Nigeria's Justin Bieber - will launch…

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Prose: Meltdown

by Uche Peter Umez ‘He no longer answers some calls in my presence,’ Ifeoma says, the cell phone slimy against her palm. The seven-year-old home she has nurtured with love…

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Redifining African Pop? Chelle’s ‘Nogere’

by Taiwo Damilola Chelle, a Nigerian born, US raised pop singer recently hit the music scene with a new single and video. In the past she has merged with international…

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Amplified! The Daily BBA Report (Day 37)

by Wilfred Okiche Day 37 dawned bright and early in the Tails' house with South African Luclay starting up his day by hugging and wishing Mumba a happy birthday, before…

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Gaming meets Sophistication: Nintendo & Sony’s new hi-tech consoles

by Ore Fakorede At this year’s E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) holding from June 7-9 at the Los Angeles Convention Centre in California, Japanese gaming powerhouses Sony and Nintendo both unveiled…

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Get your worship on with Mr O in ‘Mon Jade’

by Taiwo Damilola Any lover of the Motown era won't help but break a smile at first listen of Mr O's new single 'Mon Jade'. In three words the song…

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30 years of HIV/AIDS: Facts, figures & a glimmer of hope

by Wilfred Okiche In 1981, while the human race celebrated the eradication of small pox, a strange kind of ailment reared its head, quietly planting it's feet and firmly entrenching…

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Twitter Personality: Adeyossie

by Ifreke Inyang “I am not my tweets,” a certain twitter cliché goes, so our new twitter personality goes beyond her tweets to say this about herself: “I’m a nice…

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For Poets: What I’ve Done

by Ore Fakorede I’m no stranger to failure, and I know success well, Of my victories and losses I am not afraid to tell. For I am totally human, and…

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List of the Day: Odds & ends from the web

by Ore Fakorede In today’s list: Rihanna shoots a man, a little kid gives a grown-up motivational speech, violent farm animals takeover Google’s Chrome browser, Mortal Kombat is invaded by…

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Something for the soul: Ronke Giwa’s ‘I’m Yours’

by Taiwo Damilola Here's one beautiful singer who has come a long way from singing in the choir and the 'Golden Girls Club'. Ronke Giwa (aka Ronnie G), is an…

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Twitter Personality: Tega ‘Tegamohits’ Oghenejobo

by Ifreke Inyang Success does not only have many friends, it also finds new relatives. There are quite a few tweeters who attach the suffix ‘MoHits’ to their handles. But…

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