Category: Specials

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EditorFebruary 26, 2017

Album review: Sound Sultan’s latest isn’t quite Out of the Box

by Wilfred Okiche Pop music’s longest serving General, not named 2face Idibia returned late 2016 with album number seven, a ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 19, 2017

Album Review: Olamide has never been better than he is on The Glory

by Will Fred Another year, another Olamide album. And how we’ve come to love them. It is a testament to ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 18, 2017

Can we all take a minute to be proud of Adebayo Oke-Lawal and Orange Culture?

Adebayo Oke-Lawal is the menswear designer who ‘s responsible for the gender-blurring, and boundary-pushing aesthetic bombshell that we call Orange Culture. ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 12, 2017

Album Review: Duncan Mighty participates actively on The Certificate

Duncan Mighty has earned the right to be called Port Harcourt’s first son. Indeed no other citizen- government official or ...

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ToluFebruary 10, 2017

New music: Komostrings’ Around The World is full of prospects

You probably haven’t heard the name Komostrings except if for some reason, you’ve stumbled on his cover of Adekunle Gold’s ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 5, 2017

Album Review: With Id Cabasa, 9ice fights back for creative relevancy

by Will Fred 9ice and Id Cabasa made sweet music in the past. Their union produced 9ice’s magnum opus, Gongo ...

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EditorFebruary 4, 2017

Movie review: Rita Dominic and Femi Jacobs reunite, but cannot save The Guest

by Wilfred Okiche The makers of The Guest, the sexy romantic thriller directed by Christian Olayinka, must have figured that ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 29, 2017

Album review: Oritsefemi’s Corporate Miscreant is uninspiring

by Wilfred Okiche Oritsefemi has been working quite hard to retain relevance since enjoying a mid-career resurgence in 2013, thanks ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 23, 2017

Music Review: Lynxxx is a blank slate on The album before the album

by Wilfred Okichie It may be hard to believe but Lynxxx (born Chukie Edozien) released his first album, This is ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 14, 2017

Movie review: Three Wise Men is a hot, cluttered mess

by Wilfred Okiche The trailer seemed tacky. The premise, instantly unoriginal, and laughably desperate, spoke of one of the oldest ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 10, 2017

The YNaija Rankings: Every month, we will rank the top films, TV and radio stations in Nigeria

YNaija will, from Wednesday, January 11, release a monthly countdown of platforms leading and lagging in the Nigerian media space. ...

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ToluJanuary 8, 2017

Album review: Aramide’s Suitcase is packed full of goodies

by Wilfred Okiche Gifted vocalist, Aramide has been around for a spell now, since her runner-up finish at the 2006 ...

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ToluJanuary 7, 2017

Movie review: Femi Adisa’s King Invincible is a fine outing

by Wilfred Okiche After the banner year that 2016 was for Nollywood, it is only fair that industry watchers and ...

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ToluJanuary 2, 2017

Album review: Bez’s Gbagyi Child is the sound of home

by Wilfred Okiche Bez Idakula wowed the world with Supersun, his Cobhams Asuquo produced 2011 debut disc that made the ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 1, 2017

Class of 2016: These are the 100 most influential Nigerians on Twitter

by Chi Ibe For the first time in a very long while, the conversation on TwitterNG has ceased to be ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 1, 2017

#YNaija2016Review: 7 things that need to change in Nigerian politics this year

by Roqeebah Olaoniye Politics in Nigeria last year was upside-down to say the least. We can count how many politicians ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 31, 2016

#YNaija2016Review: Sack Dalung, Bring back Chibok girls + 5 other things Buhari can do to impress us next year

2016 has not been a great year for Nigeria. The only thing we’ve have had to cheer about is the ...

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ToluDecember 31, 2016

#YNaija2016Review: #TheOtherRoom, …merchants of dildo, fantastically corrupt… See the 10 WORST quotes of 2016

Somebody gag them, they need to shut it. Honestly… 10. “Don’t ask me about the house of rep ordering Peugeot ...

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RoqeebahDecember 28, 2016

#YNaija2016Review: Maki Oh, Sisiano, Hudayya… See the top 10 Nigerian fashion brands of 2016

by Roqeebah Olaoniye If there is one sector of Nigeria’s economic landscape that has been consistently getting it right for years ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 27, 2016

#YNaija2016Review: 93 Days, Surul’ere, The CEO… See the list of the 10 best films of 2016

by Wilfred Okiche Only films that were released within the calendar year (January to December 2016) on the big screen ...

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Isime EseneDecember 26, 2016

Concert review: With Bez Live, the Gbagyi child shows us how it’s done

by Wilfred Okiche Every once in a half decade, Bez puts out an album. Since he became a recording artiste, ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 26, 2016

#YNaija2016Review: Budget padding, thieving judges, Tiwa starts to talk… See the Top 10 Scandals of 2016

All the world loves a good scandal. This year these were the biggest of the best. From the cringe worthy ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 25, 2016

#YNaija2016Review: AFRIFF, Ake Fest, Asa Live in Concert… See the top 10 events of the year

by Okon Ekpo Africa International Film Festival The 6th Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) opened November at the world standard ...

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Isime EseneDecember 24, 2016

Review: The movie musical, Ayamma is shrill and stagey

by Wilfred Okiche Ayamma, the latest from Emem Isong-Misodi and her Royal Arts Academy is a movie musical with the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 24, 2016

#YNaija2016Review: Leicester City, Simone Biles, the Paralympics… See the top 10 sporting moments of 2016

The year 2016 produced a lot of remarkable sporting moments the world over. From the unimaginable triumph of Leicester City ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 24, 2016

Funke ‘Jenifa’ Akindele, Juliet Ibrahim + 3 other celebrity Christmas cards we love this year

It’s the holiday season. A time where love, joy and happiness is shared with loved ones. This year, 2016, has ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 24, 2016

Demola Olarewaju: The life of the great fixer, Tony Anenih

by Demola Olarewaju When in July 2016 I met Chief Tony Anenih briefly at his residence in Abuja, I expressed ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 24, 2016

Tamilore Oladipo: New year, same-ish me [NEXT]

by Tamilore Oladipo This has been a pretty terrible year. Like, if all the years of the new millennium got ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 23, 2016

#YNaija2016Review: Bobrisky, Mr. Eazi, Rahama Sadau… See the top 10 revelations of 2016

by Wilfred Okiche Bobrisky Snapchat juggernaut, Internet sensation, cross dresser, make up lover, dealer in skin lightening products and lover/flaunter ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 23, 2016

#YNaija2016Review: #TheOtherRoom, Olajumoke, Mark Zuckerberg’s visit… See the top 10 moments/hashtags that shook the Internet

by Okon Ekpo We love our trending topics with the same voracity with which we consume breaking news. These 10 ...

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