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Cute Sagay ‘Takes the World’ with new single

by Chi Ibe Cute Sagay, a Nigerian born R&B/Soul singer, songwriter, performer, burst onto the music scene in 2010 with his single “Make That Change”. The DiamondSeal Entertainment managed artiste…

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The YNaija Weekly Review: [9th – 15th May, 2011]

by Ifreke Inyang A review of the stories that made last week’s headlines. MONDAY Activists said that heavy shooting was heard in a western suburb of Syria's capital, Damascus, after…

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Superstar! WizKid to launch debut album

by Taiwo Damilola This fresh faced teen first hit the scene a couple of years ago, featuring on 'Fast Money, Fast Cars' a single off MI's debut album. Fast forward…

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List of the Day: Appsolutely Loaded!

by Ore Fakorede To help you get the most out of your Windows PC, here’s a curated list of the best free (no trial versions) Windows software of 2011 (so…

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Uh! Uh! Uh! – Dolo ‘N’ Dolo makes a statement with new pop single

by Taiwo Damilola In recent times Eze Robert Ebube a.k.a. ‘Dolo “N” Dolo’, the graduate of Olabisi Onabanjo University who just dropped the pop single ‘Uh! Uh! Uh!’ has been known…

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Going for broke! Facebook launches unified email, IM & SMS service

by Ore Fakorede With over 500 million users, Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook is by far the world’s most populated social media network. And because these users access their Facebook accounts for…

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The Tinsel stars twinkle on the cover of the new ZM Style!

by Chi Ibe The new issue of lifestyle, youth culture and events magazine, Zone Magazine/ZM Style is out. Tinsel lead actors Gideon Okeke (Phillip Ade-Williams), Gbenro Ajibade Emmanuel (Soji Bankole),…

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Twitter Personality Campaign: Demilade Roberts

by Ifreke Inyang As the race for the title of April’s Twitter Personality gets more interesting, YNaija pumps up the fun and games. We start off a new series this…

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Fela Durotoye: When your boss is your friend

by ‘Seun SALAMI It was your birthday, that day. But you had to catch up with your boss very early in the morning at Victoria Garden City, from Ajah where…

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Bust-A-Myth: Er, some kind of sex

by Ore Fakorede Please note that the language used throughout this article, while not crude, is frank and undisguised. A friend of mine once said, “sex was intended to be…

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A luxurious first! Alexander Amosu releases 24ct Gold Kindle

by Hauwa Gambo Lovers of luxury all over the world have one more reason to smile as Amosu Couture recently launched the world’s first 24ct Gold version of Kindle, the…

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Twitter Personality: Shakar EL

by Ifreke Inyang Shakar is a Nigerian born artiste based in the UK. Shakar's music is presently making waves in Nigeria, the UK and all over the world. Right now,…

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Twitter Personality Campaign: GbagaunDetector

by Ifreke Inyang [@ifreke] As the race for the title of April’s Twitter Personality gets more interesting, YNaija pumps up the fun and games. We start off a new series…

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Living safely in the cloud

by Ore Fakorede The cloud is not a make-believe extraterrestrial holiday destination existing only in one of Richard Branson’s worrisome high-tech reveries, neither is it as prosaic and within reach…

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The YNaija Weekly Review: 2nd – 8th May, 2011

by Ifreke Inyang A review of the stories that made headlines last week (2nd – 8th May, 2011). MONDAY The most prominent face of terror, Al-Qaeda Leader, Osama Bin Laden…

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Get ready for the RAPture!

by Ifreke Inyang You may have read somewhere on Facebook or Twitter that the rapture will take place on the 21st of May 2011, but for L.A.G.O.S (acronym for Learning…

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Twitter Personality: Oghenenyore ‘Nyore’ Ogodogun

by Ifreke Iyang Nyore is cut from a different cloth. While other female artistes seek prominence by dabbling into Hip Hop, R & B and other attractive genres, she has…

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Twitter Personality Campaign: Laide ‘ExSchoolNerd’ Olabode

by Ifreke Inyang As the race for the title of April’s Twitter Personality gets more interesting, YNaija pumps up the fun and games. We start off a new series this…

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Ancelotti, you blue your chance!

by Ifreke Inyang As Carlo Ancelotti trudged towards the tunnel at Old Trafford after the final whistle on Sunday, he cut the uncharacteristic figure of a conventional grumpy old man.…

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Laughing with the stars at the AY Live Show!

by Eric Nwanso I was very excited to attend  the  much publicised AY Live Show at The New Expo Hall  of Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos. The event kicked off at the exactly…

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List of the Day! Sound & Vision

by Ore Fakorede In today’s list: one sci-fi music video, a hot new single, one free album from a massively talented rapper and the epic preview of an epic movie.…

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Too little, too late! Touching up the Blackberry Bold

by Ore Fakorede With the way that Google’s user-friendly mobile operating system, the Android OS and the highly sophisticated mobile devices on which it runs have taken huge bites out…

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Discussions, entertainment & a moment of silence… Memories of Taruwa

by Eric Nwanso When I first heard “Taruwa”, I thought it was a name of a beautiful girl from the North. Or a hangout with Northern themes and designs. Or a Northern…

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#Naija – We are the new Trendsetters (literally)!

by Ifreke Inyang In November 2010, MI Abaga’s sophomore album release received a rare level of acclaim. Yes, we readily assert that he is a genuinely gifted rapper and performer…

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For Poets: A distant neighbour

by WriterSpeaksPoetry My friend the Lizard My neighbour the Lizard My tenant the Lizard Uninvited, unpaying Is content to live in the holes in my fence He's content to peek…

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Finally, Okorocha wins!

by Ifreke Inyang The candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, Rochas Owelle Okorocha has officially been announced by INEC as the winner of the 2011 Governorship Elections in Imo…

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The EPL: When the winner takes it all

by Ifreke Inyang Up until last week, Manchester United were clear favourites to clinch the EPL title for a record 19th time. But Arsenal, at the home, played party spoilers…

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‘Get On The Dancefloor’! Yung Chido Drops New Video ft Cmion

by Taiwo Damilola You may remember Yung Chido from Bigiano's 'Shayo' remix a few years ago. Now the young man is back with his first ever video - for his…

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The desired future: A short story

by Idiare Atimomo The woman got into the bus strapping a baby to her back. As she wobbled in, she also led in front of her a little girl of…

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This one’s for the designers! The Cutting Edge Competition

by Yemi Olowu Here’s another first from YNaija! It’s clear that we have a passion for young Nigerians, especially those who work daily to break moulds and shatter ceilings. Our…

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