Category: Lists

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 2, 2022

#YNaijaPolitics99: 99 Nigerians shaping the political landscape (II)

Politics all over the world play the most critical role in driving national development, but behind the structures, institutions, and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 8, 2022

#YNaijaWomen2022: Kemi Adetiba, Toke Makinwa, Ucy Rochas | The 100 Most Inspiring Nigerian Women

In its quest to inspire a generation of women to do greater things in diverse fields of endeavour, YNaija brings ...

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Chude JideonwoJanuary 2, 2022

#TheJoy150: The 150 most interesting Nigerians in the culture today who bring me joy, and inspire many

What does it take to be influential and famous? To rise past back-breaking hurdles or succeed in whatever corner of ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 31, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: Asaba declaration, Northwest bandits, electoral bill…The Biggest News Stories of the Year

We followed some of the biggest headlines obsessively. Banditry in the northwest About 140 students went missing in July after ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 31, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: Chronic insecurity, Banditry, Rising Inflation … The 10 Biggest Tragedies of the Year

This year was relentless. Is the country burning? The Alleged Rape of Keren-Happuch Akpagher 14-year-old Keren-Happuch Aondodoo Akpagher, a student ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 31, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: Burna Boy’s Grammy, Wizkid’s Essence, fintech unicorns… 10 Moments that Made Us Proud this Year

Being Nigerian is hard enough. But these breakthroughs felt like collective wins and made it a little bit easier to ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 31, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: IPOB ghost Mondays, Tokyo Olympics disgrace…10 Moments that Made Us Worry About Nigeria (seriously)

It is a dog-eat-dog world out here. But does it have to be? Arranged in alphabetical order. Invasion of the ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 29, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: Lekki Massacre, Trouble in the NDDC…The Wildest Scandals of the Year

Even we cannot believe all of this mess. 10. Governor’s aide caught doing fraud Abidemi Rufai, erstwhile aide to governor ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 29, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: Lai on Twitter ban, Emefiele on Aboki FX, Oyedepo on vaccines…10 Worst Quotes we heard this Year

Just. Stop. Talking. 10. “Are you in PDP? Are you a wolf in sheep’s clothing?”- Senator Oluremi Tinubu This was ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 28, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: FGN vs Twitter, Adichie vs Akwaeke, Teni vs Shizzi…The Top 10 Beefs of the Year

Let there be carnage! 10. Tonto Dikeh vs Bobrisky Sometime actor, Tonto Dikeh and let’s face it, sometime actor too ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 28, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: Facebook blackout, Olu of Warri, Obi Cubana’s cows…10 moments that broke the internet

We could not stop talking. Or Tweeting (until they stopped us.) Coronation of Olu of Warri There wasn’t a lot ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 24, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: Simi’s Woman, Ladipoe’s Running, Essence … Peep the 10 Best Music Videos of the Year

#YNaija2021Review: Simi’s Woman, Ladipoe’s Running, Essence … Peep the 10 Best Music Videos of the Year 2021 was a year ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 23, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: Omah Lay’s Understand, Nathaniel Bassey, Essence…Peep the 10 Biggest Music Videos of the Year

2021 was a year of recovery. Sometimes it seemed like music was all we had to get us through the ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 23, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: Essence, Peru, Love Nwantiti… The 10 Biggest Songs of the Year

2021 was a year of recovery. Sometimes it seemed like music was all we had to get us through the ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 22, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: Rock, Bling, Egedege…The 10 Best Pop Songs of the Year

2021 was a year of recovery. Sometimes it seemed like music was all we had to get us through the ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 22, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: Barnabas, Water & Garri, Pandemic…See Our 10 Best EPs/Mixtapes of the Year

2021 was the year of recovery. Sometimes it seemed like music was all we had to get us through the ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 22, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: Ckay, Ayra Starr, Michael Omonua…See the Revelations of the Year

Stars were born- and reborn. TJ Benson Writer and visual artist TJ Benson has been on the grind for a ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 21, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: Made in Lagos, Sex Over Love, Legacy+, Wondaland…Our 10 Best Albums of the Year

2021 was the year of recovery. Sometimes it seemed like music was all we had to get us through the ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 20, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: DMX, Virgil Abloh, bell hooks, Kenneth Kaunda…14 Deaths that shook the World

May their giant souls rest in peace. Amen Virgil Abloh Virgil Abloh, the acclaimed menswear designer for Louis Vuitton and founder/CEO ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 20, 2021

#YNaija2021 Review: TB Joshua, Sound Sultan, Rachel Oniga…Notable Deaths of the Year

Here’s to the lives we lost this year. May their souls rest in peace. Chike Akunyili Renowned surgeon, philanthropist and ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 17, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: RMD, Lateef Adedimeji, Ijeoma Grace Agu…See the Best Performances of the Year

10. Lucy Ameh- Amina Kaduna state-born Lucy Ameh tapped into all of her feelings- personal, physical and cultural to play ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 16, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: Sankofa, The Madhouse, New Chimamanda…See the Most Notable Books of the Year

The books that mattered this year. All Shades of Iberibe- Kasimma Perhaps the most attention- grabbing debut of the year, ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 15, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: Ayinla, Juju Stories, La Femme Anjola…See the Best Nigerian Films of the Year

From loosely imagined biopics to historical epics, these are the films that kept us glued to screens big and small. ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 4, 2021

#YTECH100: Miss Techy, Dare Adekoya, Mark Essien, Mopewa Ogundipe, Ada Nduka Oyom… See Most Influential Nigerians in Tech

Since the dawn of time, technology has been the driving force behind the evolution and advancement of the human race. ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 1, 2021

#YNaijaPowerList2021: Davido, Ola Brown, Tacha, Dare Adekoya, Tunde Ednut listed among most powerful young Nigerians

In a world as fast paced as the one we currently live in, ingenuity, hard work and talent are indispensable ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 3, 2021

#YNaijaMedia100: Ebuka, Funke Akindele, Erica, Ikorodu Bois | See 100 Most Influential People in Media

It is interesting to note just how much the choices we believe to have come from free will were in ...

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EditorJune 25, 2021

#YNaijaPolitics100: Wike, Falana, Okonjo-Iweala, Rufai Oseni…Here are the 100 Most Influential Voices in Nigerian Politics

by Temidayo Taiwo-Sidiq & Chinedu Okafor Politics all over the world plays the most critical role in driving national development, ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 21, 2021

#YNaijaMusic50: Don Jazzy, Davido, Ozedikus, Sunday Are, Simi…Here are the 50 Most Influential Nigerians in Music

For a country with numerous social issues, music is the one thing that manages to keep us sane. Every year, ...

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Chinedu OkaforApril 5, 2021

#YNaijaChurch100: Bishop Kukah, Sinach, Street Church…Here are the 100 Most Influential Nigerians in Church

Editor’s Note: It’s yet another Easter celebration, the annual anniversary and celebration of Jesus’ death, burial and resurrection, the foundation ...

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EditorMarch 2, 2021

#YAfrica500: Meet the 500 Most Inspiring Youth on the Continent (Central Africa)

Africa has the colours of influence because it has the youth that drive conversations and cause progressive changes within and ...

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