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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 17, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: ‘Queen of Soul,’ Aretha Franklin passes on; Blackface sues Wizkid, Banky W over copyright infringement | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still buzzing today: ...

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EditorAugust 6, 2018

Oghenekaro Itene is making her Hollywood debut in the upcoming thriller “Chase”

After making a huge splash in the 2017 Charles Uwagbai-directed epic blockbuster Esohe, distilled as a Nollywood-Hollywood collaboration, Tinsel actress ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 24, 2018

Yung Nollywood is reintroducing vintage Nollywood to the millennial generation

Memes have become such an enriching element in our cultural conversations today, an evidence of the social media zeitgeist. Drawing ...

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Alexander OnukwueJuly 23, 2018

The Nigerian #BankWars were a fun distraction, but what we really want is good service

I can confirm that my Bank was not on the battered side of Saturday’s #BankWars. They were not in the ...

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EditorJuly 21, 2018

Is Nigeria’s Culture responsible for her poverty and deepening Inequality?

Right from pre-colonial period, the West often blame Africa for their endemic poverty and deepening inequality dichotomy. “They’re lazy. They’re ...

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EditorJuly 20, 2018

Sexual Harassment in Nigeria: We need a Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Institutions Bill

Sexual harassment refers to all forms of unwelcome sexual behaviour, whether oral, physical or written. For instance, catcalling on streets ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 20, 2018

Oreka Godis is giving acting another stab in “Faces,” set to premiere at the 39th Durban International Film Festival

Of all her many talents, acting is one side to Oreka Godis that is still shaping up. Gradually, she’s been ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 11, 2018

Lota Takes MC Galaxy’s kitchen, announces new show

Nigerian actor, Lota Chukwu has returned for the second season of her unique food and lifestyle show – Lota Takes. ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 6, 2018

Idris Elba will be your villain in the upcoming “Fast and Furious” spin-off

While I have personally bemoaned the great churn of sequels and spinoffs in Hollywood, there’s something appealing about seeing Idris ...

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Bernard DayoJune 25, 2018

David Oyelowo to star in fantasy adventure “Come Away,” along with Angelina Jolie

What do you do when Hollywood has already made films based on Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan? You surely ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 22, 2018

The Late 5: Minister reveals why FG can’t secure Nigeria’s borders effectively, Super Eagles melts Iceland in dramatic World Cup encounter and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau has revealed that the close family ...

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YNaijaMay 31, 2018

Taxify now worth $1bn as they close $175m investment from Daimler

Investment to provide the momentum to expand the ride-hailing platform’s availability to drivers and riders in more African cities Taxify, ...

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Bernard DayoMay 24, 2018

Here’s the teaser for Kayode Kasum’s “Oga Bolaji” and we are not teased

Remember 2017’s Dognapped? It’s the movie in which comedian Julius Agwu lends his voice to play a dog named Bruno. ...

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Bernard DayoMay 21, 2018

“Boss Of All Bosses” explores Naija’s corporate world with this new, funny trailer

In another edition of Nollywood copies Hollywood, I present to you the trailer of Ike Nnaebue’s upcoming comedy Boss Of ...

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tosin adesinaApril 26, 2018

In Sokoto, patients are being forced to take treatment under trees

Akin to the type of scene you see in a war zone, the picture shows sick women sleeping on the ...

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Bernard DayoApril 8, 2018

“Black Panther” will be the first movie to break Saudi Arabia’s 35-year-old cinema ban

What better way for Saudi Arabia to end its 35-year-old ban on cinema than with Black Panther! The Marvel superhero  ...

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EditorMarch 31, 2018

#YNaijaWomensMonth: Tolu Adeleru knows a thing or two about demanding respect

As part of our International Women’s Month celebrations, we tracked down public speaker, activist and tv and radio personality Tolu ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 31, 2018

“Pacific Rim: Uprising” is John Boyega not taking himself too seriously. Plus banter

Pacific Rim: Uprising was never going to be better than Guillermo del Toro’s elegantly made version released in 2013. It’s ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 30, 2018

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje to Star in ABC Drama “The Fix”

Akinnuoye-Agbaje is set for a lead role alongside Robin Tunney and Adam Rayner in the ABC drama The Fix. Described ...

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YNaijaMarch 29, 2018

The Power Oil/Splash FM Ibadan City Marathon and Friesland Campina Wamco take on Ibadan

It is now almost Mark,  Set, Run with the 10th edition of Splash FM’s Ibadan City Marathon Race shaping up to be ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 26, 2018

Big Brother Naija: Khloe is back and the Heat is on – well, only for Cee-C

When Big Brother Naija host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu announced last week that two evicted housemates will return to the house, social ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 4, 2018

[The Film Blog] Hello, Adelolu Adefarasin joined the roster at Agency 106

He’s Nathan in the NdaniTV hit web series Skinny Girl in Transit, one of the romantic players vying for Tiwa’s ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 6, 2018

[The Film Blog] The Teaser for “Hello, Rain” Based on Nnedi Okorafor’s Short Story “Hello, Moto” is Here and We Want More

At long last, the promotional cycle for Hello, Rain finally begins. After an incredible 2017 with a powerful TED Talk ...

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AzeezDecember 29, 2017

The Late 5: Baru’s claim on fuel scarcity, Buhari signs six bills, and other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. Liberian Vice President and candidate at the Presidential run-off, Joseph Boakai has congratulated former ...

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AzeezDecember 23, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 23rd of December

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: We must reject those who see Nigeria as a ...

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YNaijaNovember 30, 2017

Yikes! Fans startled as Falz and Dremo storm Coke Studio Concert

Falz is not only dropping hit tracks back-to-back, but the multi-talented artiste is growing to be one of the most ...

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EditorNovember 26, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: For a song promoting ‘Melanin’, Sautisol’s video is surprisingly colorist and sexist

Asides Camp Mulla, SautiSol has been one of the biggest music and cultural exports from Kenya to achieve pan-continental success ...

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YNaijaNovember 23, 2017

Ric Hassani, Aramide, TJan, Johnny Drille to Perform at Live & Wavy – the full expression of music.

Lovers of good music are in for a treat this festive season as music concert Live & Wavy- the full ...

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YNaijaNovember 23, 2017

Nigeria’s fastest growing payment startup, Zoto, announces ₦1 sale only on the new app

Zoto, a mobile payment app used by over 1 million Nigerians, has announced a new app design. According to company ...

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YNaijaNovember 23, 2017

Sokoto To Experience Her First TED Event, TEDxArkilla, This Weekend

​​​​​​​​On Saturday, November 25th, 2017, the first ever TEDx event in the seat of the Caliphate, TEDxArkilla will be held ...

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