Category: Specials

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 27, 2020

#YWomenSpecial: Painter, Clara Aden speaks on how she’s using art as a voice to close the gender gap

In celebration of the #InternationalWomensDay2020, the British Deputy High Commissioner, Ms. Harriet Thompson hosted at her residence, a reception and ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 25, 2020

#YWomenSpecial: Fine Artist, Divine Favour Ogbonna speaks on ‘gender limits’ in the creative space

In celebration of the #InternationalWomensDay2020, the British Deputy High Commissioner, Ms. Harriet Thompson hosted at her residence, a reception and ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 18, 2020

#YWomenSpecial: Painter, Ayoola Omovo shares on being a woman in a male-dominated industry

In celebration of the #InternationalWomensDay2020, the British Deputy High Commissioner, Ms. Harriet Thompson hosted at her residence last Friday, a reception and exhibition ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 18, 2020

#YWomenSpecial: Meet Visual Artist, Omoyeni Arogunmati standing out in the world of creativity

In celebration of the #InternationalWomensDay2020, the British Deputy High Commissioner, Ms. Harriet Thompson hosted at her residence, a reception and exhibition featuring works ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 13, 2020

#YWomenSpecial: Meet Igbinovia Omon Sophia; metal foil and water colour artist

In celebration of the #InternationalWomensDay2020, the British Deputy High Commissioner, Ms. Harriet Thompson hosted at her residence last Friday, a ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 13, 2020

#YWomenSpecial: Meet multimedia artist, Oluchi Zom; ‘warrior for change in the smallest ways possible’

In celebration of the #InternationalWomensDay2020, the British Deputy High Commissioner, Ms. Harriet Thompson hosted at her residence last Friday, a ...

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Chude JideonwoMarch 7, 2020

Chude Jideonwo’s 5 lessons at 35: Power corrupts 

Why would a best friend you’re helping with a place to stay be so resentful that they would share a ...

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Chude JideonwoMarch 6, 2020

Chude Jideonwo’s 5 lessons at 35: Home is where the heart is

“I love your Lagos,” the lover said to me after a beautiful day of driving and dining, visiting and ‘art-gallerying’ ...

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writerMarch 5, 2020

Seun Odegbami: Brand and Marketing Communications with the right sauce

Let’s tell you the story of Seun Odegbami, the one who has experience in Customer Relationship, Communications, Brand and Marketing ...

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Chude JideonwoMarch 5, 2020

Chude Jideonwo’s 5 lessons at 35: You don’t need confidence to cross the street

If there was anything I learnt just after I turned 30 in 2015 and then 2016, it was the danger ...

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Chude JideonwoMarch 4, 2020

Chude Jideonwo’s 5 lessons at 35: Saying yes to Life

Last year I did an interview that was consequential, to put it lightly. The photographer, Busola Dakolo shared a powerful ...

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Chude JideonwoMarch 3, 2020

Chude Jideonwo’s 5 lessons at 35: The valley of the shadow of death

“What is joy?” one of Nigeria’s most powerful politicians (he would be in the top 10 of any rankings, I ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 28, 2020

‘Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown;’ fast-rising Moshood Fattah celebrates [Photos]

Story by Ìyínkàyé Òrẹòlúwá He said I’d have to see LIFE, a 2015 film about the iconic American film star ...

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EditorFebruary 28, 2020

Meet Chi Mhende, Queen Sono’s Head-Baddie-In-Charge

As part of YNaija’s coverage of the launch of Queen Sono, the first Netflix original scripted series from Africa, our editors joined ...

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writerFebruary 25, 2020

Ayo Moses Ogedengbe: The strategist “driven by freedom, justice and minimalism”

The journey (probably untold) Untold, because there’s something you didn’t know about the founder of Lagos Brands Festival and a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 24, 2020

Tosin Olaseinde: The money guru who ‘mishandled’ her finances early in her career

Hey guys! Welcome – again – to another tile in the Share of Voice scrabble board. With Share of Voice, ...

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writerFebruary 17, 2020

Adenike Fagbemi: ‘Some days are cool, others are super terrible; that’s the beauty of life in itself’

We wanted to know how it all began, the experiences, the ups, the downs, and the…ermmm. If you knew Adenike, ...

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writerFebruary 4, 2020

I co-founded a Content Strategy and Digital Marketing agency at 21 – Peace Itimi

Unlike traditional marketing channels that have enormous barriers to entry, every single business can use digital marketing to grow their business. Even better, ...

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writerJanuary 31, 2020

I enjoy playing with colours and as long as it’s comfortable, I’ll definitely play around with it – Oni Bunmi ‘Jislof’ Joshua

Consider how often you influence people who don’t have to report to you in order to accomplish their objectives. Effective ...

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writerJanuary 29, 2020

It’s a misconception that a young business executive is more competent than an older business executive

Digital technology is a future already here – in fact, you will not be crowing if you said it is ...

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writerJanuary 27, 2020

Conversation with Tosin ‘OloriSuperGal’ Ajibade

Using a relatively new tool, Share of Voice, we aspire to tell the stories of and have conversations with, the ...

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EditorJanuary 1, 2020

From Our Editors: Why Omoyele Sowore is the Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2019

(This editorial was written on 13 December after we made our Editor’s Choice decision for this recognition. We have left ...

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EditorJanuary 1, 2020

Omoyele Sowore is Y!/YNaija.com’s Person of the Year 2019

The editorial board of Y! (TV, Magazine & Online) is pleased to announce pro-democracy campaigner, rights activist and founder of ...

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EditorDecember 31, 2019

See who won the popular vote for the Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2019 | Overall winner (Editor’s Pick) to be announced January 1st 2020

It has taken us the larger part of the month to collate all of your votes, but we finally have ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 30, 2019

Ijeoma Nwogwugwu profiles Omoyele Sowore: The brazenly fearless | Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2019 Nominee

As I write this, Omoyele Sowore has been released from the custody of the DSS, the Nigerian secret police. He ...

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EditorDecember 30, 2019

‘Segun’s life affirms that there is integrity in enabling others’ | Raphael Duntoye profiles Segun Agbaje (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2019 Nominee)

This year, Guaranty Trust Bank welcomed hundreds of vendors and thousands of guests to shop, network and engage in with ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 29, 2019

‘His ambition is the stuff of legends’ | Mo Abudu profiles Herbert Wigwe (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2019 Nominee)

Herbert Wigwe has become a staple in many Person Of The Year lists, for good reason too. His backstory is ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 29, 2019

Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi profiles Chimamanda Adichie: A cultural icon | Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year Nominee 2019

In late 2019, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie announced she was moving the Purple Hibiscus Creative Writing Workshop from Lagos to Awka ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 28, 2019

Edwin Okolo profiles Chimaroke Nnamani: Voice in the wilderness | YNaija.com Person of the Year 2019 Nominee

Some might wonder why YNaija has chosen to add Senator Chimaroke Nnamani to its very prestigious list for the 2019 ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 28, 2019

Tolu Ogunlesi profiles Busola Dakolo: A picture of bravery (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2019 Nominee)

Written by: Tolu Ogunlesi In 2017, TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year recognition went to “the Silence Breakers” – a ...

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