Tag: Arit Okpo

SponsorFebruary 22, 2021

The Nigeria Prize for Difference and Diversity announces call for 2021 nominations… Arit Okpo, Harry Itie, others return as judges; Azeenarh Mohammed joins

Following the success of the first edition of the Nigeria Prize for Difference and Diversity, sponsored by Founder of Joy, ...

Edwin OkoloNovember 11, 2019

Eromo Egbejule’s documentary on Nigeria’s most fatal pipeline explosion premieres this week at AFRIFF

On November 13th, award-winning journalist Eromo Egbejule’s directorial debut Jesse: The Funeral That Never Ended premieres at the Africa International ...

Edwin OkoloOctober 23, 2019

Eromo Egbejule is partnering with Arit Okpo to revisit the tragedy of ‘Jesse’

Eromo Egbejule is easily one of the most decorated journalists working today. As the editor of the Africa Report, he ...

Bernard DayoAugust 9, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Finally, ”Stay With Me” author Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ is the winner of the 2018 9mobile Prize for Literature

Just when I thought we will never get to see a winner announced for the 2018 9mobile Prize for Literature, ...

EditorAugust 9, 2019

Arit Okpo is bringing new blood to CNN’s African Voices

I have to admit, once the Nigerian advertising industry sank its claws into CNN’s African Voices, it lost much of ...

EditorFebruary 24, 2018

Former CBN Deputy Governor, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu to launch new book in Lagos

Professor Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, former Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and President, Institute for Governance and Economic Transformation ...

SponsorNovember 9, 2017

The nominees for the inaugural Her Network Woman of the Year awards is here

Global Networking Platform – Her Network has finally revealed the official nominees for the inaugural edition of the Her Network Woman ...

EzinneOctober 24, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Senator Shehu Sani, Eyo Ekpo, Arit Okpo and others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

EditorOctober 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] How good is your ‘gaydar’? Watch this episode of Untold Facts to find out

One of the reasons The Sexuality Blog was created was meet the need for information about sexual minorities and LGBT ...

EditorAugust 11, 2017

Why Arit Okpo’s thoughts on “Dear Yomi” are precisely on point

by Alexander O. Onukwue The television presenter and compere, Arit Okpo, weighed in on the conversation surrounding the matter of ...

EditorJuly 17, 2017

FIRST PHOTOS: Bolanle Olukanni, Michelle Dede, Denrele Edun, others at the premiere of ‘Everything In Between’

Everything In Between, a drama series exploring issues of sexuality, sacrifice, love, and societal pressure premiered on Sunday at IMax ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 8, 2017

“I am a woman who is doing her best to live her most authentic life” | Arit Okpo speaks with Leading Ladies Africa

As one of Africa’s Leading Ladies, and one of media’s most inspiring voices on the continent, Arit Okpo is definitely ...

SponsorMay 27, 2017

Arit Okpo hosts new season of Untold Facts, watch first episode [Video]

The second season of ‘UntoldFacts’ – the discussion series that seeks to break the myths and misconceptions about sexual health ...

SponsorMay 8, 2017

Untold Facts set to launch new season with TV Personality, Arit Okpo

The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) is set to launch the second episode of its ground-breaking discussion series – Untold ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 27, 2017

Arit Okpo: Supporting Africa’s urban poor [NEW VOICES]

by Arit Okpo I had the opportunity to attend the TED Lagos event that held in Lagos (obviously) a few ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 13, 2017

Arit Okpo: Creating real change [NEW VOICES]

by Arit Okpo Can I confess that I sometimes get overwhelmed by Nigeria’s issues? Today there’s a video of soldiers ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 30, 2017

Arit Okpo: A woman’s place [NEW VOICES]

by Arit Okpo At an event recently, a University Vice Chancellor was invited to give a talk, her colleague, introduced ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 16, 2017

Arit Okpo: Oversharing? [NEW VOICES]

by Arit Okpo I have one major guilty pleasure. I love gist…celebrity gist especially. I love reading about who got ...

ToluDecember 26, 2016

Arit Okpo: Four wishes [NEW VOICES]

by Arit Okpo   I had started writing another piece…finished it actually, and then I realised that this would be ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 12, 2016

Arit Okpo: Which one is the real African culture? [NEW VOICES]

by Arit Okpo When I was growing up, I read lots of Enid Blyton and so I spent afternoons in ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 27, 2016

Arit Okpo: The learning gap [NEW VOICES]

by Arit Okpo This post is very personal to me as a Nigerian, and I would love to see to ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 14, 2016

Arit Okpo: Donald Trump has just schooled me [NEW VOICES]

by Arit Okpo Hmmm…so wait o! Like play like play Donald Trump is the new President of the United State. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 11, 2016

See photos from the first #YouTubeAwards in South Africa

The first YouTube awards for content creators in Sub Saharan African is currently holding in South Africa. The host for ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2016

Arit Okpo: Hashtag Citizenship [NEW VOICES]

by Arit Okpo Africa is a continent of very interesting contrasts – immense natural resources but low development, great wealth ...

Isime EseneOctober 3, 2016

Arit Okpo: Fighting to believe [New Voices]

I love Nigeria. I love Nigeria very much. But many times, I don’t think Nigeria loves me. Nigeria is like ...

Isime EseneOctober 3, 2016

YNaija.com launches ‘New Voices’ daily column today | Arit Okpo, Aderonke Adebanjo, Ore Fakorede, 11 others take the lead on conversations that matter

The editors of YNaija.com today announced a fresh new column, ‘New Voices’ today – a daily column that presents the ...

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