Tag: BBC

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Bernard DayoJuly 4, 2018

The BBC will host Igbo, Yoruba and Pidgin debates this Thursday and you are invited

On July 5, the BBC World service will be hosting three debates at the University of Lagos (Afe Babalola Hall) ...

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tosin adesinaMay 16, 2018

Emzor is finally stepping up and offering a practical solution to Nigeria’s codeine crisis

Following a troubling encounter with the National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) a few weeks ago after ...

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tosin adesinaMay 4, 2018

The Federal Government just banned codeine production in the country but is it enough?

After a long wait the federal government this week announced the ban of syrup containing codeine substances in the country. ...

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SponsorApril 9, 2018

Jim Ovia speaks to the BBC on Fintech and the future of the Nigerian banking industry

With the saturation of the mobile phone market in Nigeria and the advent of Financial Technology startups (Fintech) in the ...

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AzeezNovember 12, 2017

Victor Moses nominated for BBC African footballer of the year

Super Eagles and Chelsea FC player, Victor Moses has been nominated for the 2017 BBC African football player of the year. ...

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EditorAugust 22, 2017

[The Media Blog] BBC Pidgin, first of its kind…last of it?

We don land gidigba! That was the opening sentence as BBC World Service announced that it had begun its broadcast ...

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EditorJuly 26, 2017

The Media Blog: Vox gets more Emmy nominations than the BBC and the Washington Post

The times they a-changing. When a small online operation – Vox.com – gets more Emmy nominations than legacy organizations like ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 9, 2017

Meet Ore Oduba, the Nigerian-British broadcaster who hosted Ariana Grande’s #OneLoveManchester concert

by Rachel Ogbu// Nigerian-British TV personality Ore Oduba made an appearance with his wife TV researcher, Portia Oduba at the ...

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musicblogApril 16, 2017

The Music Blog: Wizkid on BBC Channel 4 is every Nigerian at a job interview

Until now, it would have been safe to assume Wizkid in the same class of celebrities above our the wrath ...

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ToluMarch 10, 2017

This BBC interview is proof that even your children can ruin your best moments

You know that moment when the world depends on you for vital information and while you’re making an attempt to ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 23, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Have you seen how BBC has dragged the President?

Earlier today, the BBC published a post asking why our President Muhammadu Buhari is still in London? It’s not the title ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 6, 2017

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Nigeria’s art of flowery language

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani In our series of letters from African journalists, novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani considers the art ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 29, 2017

Mercy Abang: The untold stories of farmer’s barn invasion in Niger state [PHOTOS]

by Mercy Abang In Sabondaga, a small village of predominantly farmers in Niger State, many of the locals are still counting ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 30, 2016

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: How I was banned from speaking Igbo

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani In our series of letters from African journalists, Nigerian novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani recalls how ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 20, 2016

Opinion: Aisha Buhari as a metaphor

by Jideofor Adibe   Let me start this piece by narrating a story I read somewhere about a certain three- ...

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Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

The Film Blog: Mary Njoku just wants to be big, that’s all.

So we are officially calling today The Njoku today. Because we are so inspired. So Biko, allow us. See Mary ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 15, 2016

Aisha Buhari, Patience Jonathan and Reno Omokri… | Our winners and losers from #TheOtherRoom scandal

by Joachim MacEbong In the case involving President Muhammadu Buhari, his wife, Aisha, and everyone who has tried to take sides ...

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Isime EseneOctober 15, 2016

Aisha Buhari says hello from #TheOtherRoom + more on The Slab with Isime

Chuks, Tolu, Roqeebah, and Emeka join The Slab with Isime to talk about the Aisha Buhari’s BBC interview, the Chibok girls’ ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 15, 2016

Dele Momodu: A good lady in the presidential villa

by Dele Momodu “He who finds a wife finds a good thing…” – PROVERBS 18: 22 Fellow Nigerians, please forget ...

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YWriterOctober 15, 2016

Mrs. Aisha Buhari. You better not apologise for speaking your truth, don’t you dare apologise to that man

by Nkechi Nwokorie I see that twinkle in your eyes from time to time, Aisha. You are a strong woman. ...

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ToluOctober 14, 2016

El-Nathan John to Aisha Buhari: “A country is not a family provisions store”

In an interview with BBC Hausa, Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari made a number of shocking comments about her husband, ...

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RoqeebahOctober 4, 2016

The Media Blog: The BBC and its army of monitors

So when you begin to wonder how ‘oyinbo people’ appear to know more about how we live our lives,   even the cool ...

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RoqeebahSeptember 30, 2016

Benjamina proves you can’t hide the Nigerian in you on The Great British Bake-off

The Great British Bake-off is the BBC One’s reality competition where twelve contestants battle week after week until there’s only ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 24, 2016

The YNaija tracklist: ‘Buhari’ dog owner is still in prison | Borno state wants Sheriff arrested for Boko Haram links | Turkey launches campaign against ISIS | More

From the papers- a tracklist Bode George accuses Governors Wike and Fayose of greed over PDP chairmanship- YNaija Borno state ...

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Isime EseneAugust 20, 2016

The BBC is a doing a good job of embarrassing us – and we roundly deserve it

by Roqeebah Olaoniye It’s really exhausting to continue being fixated on the “whys” and “hows” of where we currently find ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 17, 2016

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Letter from Africa – Custody battle after Boko Haram child kidnap

By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani In our series of letters by African journalists, Nigerian novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks a ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 12, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: N139bn saved from new fuel price in 2 months | Osinbajo missed the point of restructuring Nigeria | UK gets new PM | More

Pat Utomi believes everything in Nigeria has been turned to politics YNaija Afenifere, Ezeife come for Osinbajo for opposing the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 5, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Militants protest in Delta | Suicide bomber hits Medina | Trump is clearly racist | More

From the papers this morning – a tracklist Wike is confident ahead of Rivers rerun election Punch Fayose’s accounts remain ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 28, 2016

Alan Shearer wants England head-coach job

Former Newcastle United striker, Alan Shearer believes he has what it takes to replace Roy Hodgson after the 68-year-old resigned following England’s ...

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Isime EseneJune 13, 2016

SPECIAL REPORT: Nigerians are making a big bet

by Mazi Emeka The Bet9ja betting shop at Ojuelegba bus stop, Surulere, Lagos is a relatively small space made even ...

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