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Tosin Igho to direct ‘Nneka the Pretty Serpent’ remake – 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Coronavirus may have caused cinema closures and production shutdowns, but it doesn't mean we can't have news about upcoming projects trickling in every now and then. After Charles Okpaleke announced…

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COVID-19 : If you’re in search of a recipe for disaster, Kano’s reliance on ‘verbal autopsies’ is one

First question: why the fuss? We get surprised easily and forget that we are still in a country where there is basically no database for anything, where 'let's do it…

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YNaija Governors’ Ranking: The good, bad and terrible | March 2020

From late February to the last day of March, conversations and expectations around governance in Nigeria has been centered around the effectiveness of state governments across Nigeria to contain the…

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Coronavirus is slowing things down but Marketers are not smiling | The #YNaijaCover

The effects of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) appears to be hitting hard on both national and global economies with travel restrictions, ban on public gatherings and trade at a low,…

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The YNaija Ministers’ Ranking for February

With the Nigeria confirming its first case of the Coronavirus this week, all eyes are on the health minister Osagie Ehanire, who promptly tweeted the news via his account. In…

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The YNaija Cover – 28th February

It's no longer news that Nigeria has confirmed its first case of the Coronavirus, according to the Minister of Health. The Coronavirus case in Nigeria is an Italian citizen who…

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The YNaija Cover – 27th February

The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has insisted that the raging Corona virus is caused by corruption. He alleged that some lab scientists many…

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Agency for repentant terrorists – The YNaija Cover | 20th February 2020

The Senate has come under widespread criticism following its deliberations on a bill seeking to establish an agency that would see to the rehabilitation, deradicalization and integration of repentant insurgents…

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The YNaija Cover – 19th Feburary

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday confirmed its first case of Lassa fever outbreak in the state, saying the patient has been isolated. Prof. Akin Abayomi, the State Commissioner for…

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Joseph Yobo appointed as Super Eagles’ Assistant Coach, Dangote remains Africa’s richest person for the ninth time | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Suspected Boko Haram attack Maiduguri hours after Buhari visit  Suspected Boko Haram members have struck Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state just few hours after President Buhari paid a condolence…

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The new Trump travel ban will allow you visit America, but not live there

Over the last week, a number of opinions have been expressed about the newly announced expansion of the 'Trump Travel Ban', to include Nigeria and six other countries. According to…

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Reality TV star Tacha is launching her own reality show, US Congress to nullify visa ban on Nigeria and others | Here are 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Big Brother Naija alum Tacha Ekide has managed to maintain a cultural omnipresence since the fourth season of the show. Tacha is everywhere, if you follow Twitter trends. And with…

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Go-slow ministers, ghost workers and wailers | Here’s the YNaija Ministers’ Ranking for January

Were you impressed with your ministers in 2019. It's a mixed bag and with the number of ghost worker ministers helming the affairs of different ministries, it's hard to say…

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The YNaija Cover – 29th January 2020

It was a Money Crush Wednesday for serving members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) as the Director-General of the scheme, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim announced that their monthly…

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ASUU threatens to go on strike, Ivory Coast tests first person in Africa for Coronavirus | Here are 5 Things that Should Matter Today

13 killed in fresh attack by herdsmen in Plateau 13 people have been confirmed killed in a fresh attack launched by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen on Kwatas village in…

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Angelique Kidjo dedicates Grammy win to Burna Boy, Bolt introduces tricycle to Uyo – Here are 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Legendary singer, Angelique Kidjo on Sunday night beat Burna Boy and a host of others to win the Best World Music Album at the 62nd Grammy Awards that held in…

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Deji Adeyanju releases audio of Charly Boy’s collusion with Buhari campaign, Boko Haram attacks Adamawa community and other stories that made the headlines this week

Here are top stories that drove conversation this week: Tribunal declares PDP’s Adeleke winner of Osun governorship election The Election Petitions Tribunal set up for the 2018 governorship election in…

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The Big 5: Boko Haram attacks Adamawa community; My asset declaration forms were tampered with – Onnoghen tells CCT | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Atiku, PDP files petition against Buhari's election The Peoples Democratic Party is currently filing its petition challenging the declaration of President…

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The return of danceGATHERING is exciting and we can’t wait

danceGATHERING is back bigger and better in 2019. It runs from 11th through 24th February 2019, but will only be opened to the general public from the 20th and end…

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The Big 5: Minimum wage: How NLC protested in Abuja; Buhari rolls out Basic Health Care Provision Fund | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today. Minimum wage: How NLC protested in Abuja Following a previous meeting between the federal government and Labour leaders to avert a…

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Goodluck Jonathan to release autobiography on his final moments as president

Former president, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will release his autobiography, My Transition Hours, on November 20, 2018. The book which will focus on Jonathan's time as Nigeria's president will be launched on his…

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‘Coat of Harm’; ‘Kasala’; ‘Aje Vs Kpako’ | Here’s the list of 140 films to be screened at AFRIFF 2018

The organisers of the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF), have released the list of 140 films that will be screened at the 2018 edition of the one week-long event. The festival founder,…

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The Big 5: Doctors threaten strike, Obasanjo’s movement adopts political party and other top stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today. Medical doctors, under the umbrella body of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), warned of impending strike should the Federal Government accede…

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The Big 5: Saraki, Dogara, others meet over mace theft; former US President George H.W. Bush in intensive care and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. Saudi Arabian authorities are threatening to block Nigerian pilgrims from attending this year’s Hajj exercise. The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria…

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Black Panther goes to Saudi Arabia; Black soot takes over PH | See our top 10 viral tweets from last week

Viral tweets just make Twitter utterly delightful; so we thought to curate our top 10 (there’s a bonus and then some) from last week. Some of the tweets will have…

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The Big 5: Obasanjo advises Nigerians not to vote ‘failure’ in 2019, Donald Trump asks judge to order private arbitration in Stormy Daniels case and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Commissioner for Information in Abia, John Okiyi has confirmed the outbreak of Lassa fever at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC)…

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The Late 5: Court dismisses Melaye’s appeal against recall process, UEFA Champions League draw, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal on Friday dismissed an appeal by Dino Melaye, challenging the process of…

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The Late 5: 24 people killed in fresh Benue crisis, Osinbajo says Boko Haram no longer a serious fighting force, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. Twenty four persons on Monday were killed in a fresh crisis at Omusu Edimoga in Okpokwu Local Government Area…

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Davido plans to set up record labels for DMW artistes, Yusuf Buhari returns after medical treatment and other stories that got people talking this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week.  The son of President Muhammadu Buhari, Yusuf, has returned to Nigeria after his medical treatment abroad. His mother, Aisha Buhari, announced…

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The Big 5: UN calls for release of missing Dapchi schoolgirls, Osinbajo reacts to Transparency International’s report and other top stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today. The United Nations (UN) Wednesday, demanded that the abductors of the 110 pupils of the Government Girls Science and Technical…

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