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Let’s roll our Sleeves Up and register to vote!

by Sola Fasasi Many of us are unhappy with the failings of our country, yet we feel at a loss as to how to be part of the solution. Biola…

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Waiting for the saviour

by Kay Omar There are too many people on the streets of Lagos walking around in the guise of security operatives/law enforcement officers, and all toting dangerous weapons. Dangerous weapons…

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Photo of the day: Mind your language

by Sola Fasasi We introduce YNaija's new column, 'Photo of the day'! We'll be scouring the internet, the news, bill boards, random road signs and everywhere else to bring you…

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The Leading Ladies Dared to Dream!

by Sola Fasasi The Leading Ladies Summit is an initiative of the PR Consultancy, BrookStone Consult whose aim is to establish a bi annual event that serves to effectively mentor,…

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We’re registering on Friday!

RedSTRAT, the holding group that owns The Future Awards, The Future Project, Y! and other brands, is currently working towards its biggest brand, The Future Awards 2011. Reputed to be  the…

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Cutting Edge: Uyai

by Yemi Olowu Uyai is a design label jointly owned by two remarkable friends, Amanda Etuk (20) and Ngozi Elendu (23). When they met, it didn't take too long to discover they had the…

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Manifesto for a cyclical generation

by Tolu Ogunlesi Warning: If Nigeria doesn’t drive you to anger and/or despair, please skip this entire article. When the Nigerian experiences uninterrupted power supply, courtesy of PHCN, guilt and…

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Church Crawler: House on the Rock

by Oyindamola Olofinlua A phone call from a friend was all it took to get to House on the Rock, Victoria Island, Lagos. The church holds three services, making it…

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Red Carpet StyleVibe: The 2011 Golden Globe Awards

by Yemi Olowu The 2011 Golden Globe red carpet was filled with many gorgeous dresses as the stars, designers and stylists went all out to achieve jaw-dropping looks. The stars may have different personae,…

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Of Mars & Venus: The listening

by HD He was absolutely crazy about his wife. Actually they were both crazy about each other. This was her fifth birthday since they first met and he really wanted…

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Young, Female: Ten thousand questions in my head

by Abisola Johnson Twenty years ago on this day, I woke up and I was nine years old. I had only one question in my head “what am I wearing…

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Go Crazy with CodRead!

by Chi Ibe CodRead was born in Lagos but in 2005 he left Nigeria to pursue a modelling career. He had started to make music earlier, in 1999 under the…

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Jonzing World: Harrysong releases new single

by Chi Ibe Harrysong, who is a singer, producer and vocal coach recently released his new single, 'Jonzing world'. The track, which is produced by Del B is "bound to…

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Young, Female: Ten thousand questions in my head

by Abisola Johnson Twenty years ago on this day, I woke up and I was nine years old. I had only one question in my head “what am I wearing…

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JUST IN: Photos & news from the Golden Globes!

by Ore Fakorede The 68th Golden Globe Awards is held annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) to honour excellence in American and foreign film and television, and it…

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Sports: Last week’s props & flops

by Sayo Owolabi Hey, sporting YNaija peeps! It’s been an eventful week in the world of sports and just like that Week 2 in 2011 has come to an end…

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Twitter & BB Round-up!

by Ifreke Inyang [@ifreke] [ 10th Jan 2011 –  15th Jan 2011 ] MONDAY: "Morning Twitworld," @obiasika tweeted. "Shout out to anyone on my timeline and let's get some positive…

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Nollywood & Dayo Israel use star power to Get the Vote Out

by Hauwa Dada The 2011 elections are on the lips of everyone, and Nollywood refuses to be left out - 0ur stars have come together in an explosive voter awareness…

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The last upper cut

by Chizitere Ojiaka I curled up at a corner in the room close to the living room and peeked at my parents as they spat curses at themselves. “You’re the…

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The Water was Hot: A literary tattoo?

by Onyeka Nwelue We know of our literary stars shining in the UK and the US, but never in India, which is the second biggest book market after China. But…

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Young & Nigerian: Living with Vitiligo

by Kenneth Oliko Vitiligo, sounds like chocolate, what is it all about? Chocolate? "Vitiligo (vit-ill-EYE-go) is a pigmentation disorder in which melanocytes (the cells that make pigment) in the skin,…

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Get some Omawumi on your phone!

Pop diva Omawumi has opened up another medium of excitement for fans. Courtesy of Mtech, you can now download your favourite Omawumi song on your mobile phone! Work sometimes gets…

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Uche Nnaji, Bode Pedro & John Momoh join star-studded lineup for TFA Pre-Awards Conference

The Future Pre-Awards “Do Something” Conference is a rare opportunity for young Nigerians to meet with high-achieving role models who they would otherwise not have the opportunity to meet. The speakers…

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A student’s protest: Uniben doesn’t want us to vote!

by Stanley Azuakola The management of the University of Benin dispelled rumours last week that it intended to suspend ongoing semester examinations in order for students to participate in the…

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Olusegun Aganga is Keynote Speaker at The Future Awards 2011

-          Event holds Sunday, January 30. The organisers of The Future Awards have formally announced the Keynote Speaker for this year’s edition which holds on Sunday, January 30, 2011. This is the…

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For the love of Nigeria: The Kids’ Clean Club Benefit Dinner

by Chi Ibe The Kids’ Clean Club is a Non-Governmental Organisation that aims at raising a generation of physically, mentally and environmentally clean children across Nigeria and the World. “We…

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BREAKING NEWS: Ribadu visits Momodu in Lagos!

by Emmanuel Osanedum Call it a little clichéd, but the political games have begun. This week, there was a gale of presidential primaries resulting in confirmed candidates President Goodluck Jonathan for the…

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Find your polling unit! Nigeria needs you

by Cheta Nwanze One thing we must bear in mind is this: elections are easier to rig when people do not turn up to vote. 2011 is a pivotal year for…

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Some tips as you go and register…

By Our Editors As the voter registration progress has begun, some young people have complained of hiccups in the process. It is important to understand that these hiccups are only…

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Rated Twitter! Part 1

by Kev D (@KevinwithanL) Note: Humour is never outdated, so we just had to put up this hilarious piece by a friend of the house! If you’re hooked to Twitter…

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