Tag: Bobrisky

Chinedu OkaforSeptember 17, 2020

#YNaijaBBNGist: Bobrisky promises Erica a first class trip to Dubai

The competition to win the Big Brother Naija contest influences a lot of over the top sentiments among fans of ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 13, 2020

Interview with Cuppy, Chimamanda’s notes on grief – the best Nigerian articles of the week

Each week here at YNaija, we round up the best Nigerian writing on the internet, highlighting the stories, profiles, interviews and ...

Joanne IkeAugust 28, 2020

Cross-dressers may be paving the way to a more sexuality-tolerant Nigeria

The conservative nature of the Nigerian society leaves little or no room for non-binary debates to get to a positive ...

Edwin OkoloJune 23, 2020

On Passing: Bobrisky and the role of trans people in queer liberation

In January 2017, I began to run the Sexuality Blog on YNaija. The premise was simple: YNaija was pivoting towards ...

Vincent DesmondJune 8, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: These young Nigerians are challenging the trans and non-binary stereotypes

In recent years, the Nigerian queer community has sought digital safe spaces, both as an alternative to the physical spaces ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 23, 2019

The YNaija top 10 influencers for October

For the first time, October’s ranking of YNaija’s influencers features a couple of established names. The fourth installment of Big ...

Edwin OkoloSeptember 13, 2019

Don’t be deceived by the recent support for Bobrisky, TERFs are still a big problem

Everyone expected it, but we were all still genuinely surprised when it happened. For nearly a year, Idris ‘Bobrisky’ Okuneye, ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 2, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Respecting Bobrisky’s pronouns will cost you absolutely nothing

Following reports of the police shutting down the venue for Bobrisky’s birthday on Saturday, social media had a melt down ...

Bernard DayoAugust 9, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 9th of August

The Rivers state government makes it on today’s Cover, with the announcement of placing a N30million bounty on a notorious ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 28, 2019

BREAKING: COZA Senior Pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo reacts to rape accusation by Busola Dakolo

Following the revelation by wife to popular singer and celebrity photographer, Busola Dakolo in an interview published by Y!TV on Friday, ...

Bernard DayoApril 7, 2019

Entertainment Roundup: Warner Bros releases tragic first trailer for Joaquin Phoenix’s ‘Joker’; Issa Rae engaged to longtime boyfriend Louis Diame | Other stories

Here are the biggest stories you may have missed in entertainment during the week and others that unraveled while you ...

Bernard DayoApril 6, 2019

We are keeping tabs on Bobrisky’s next movie ‘Bobrisky In Love’ and here’s what we know

It’s understandable if you are exhausted by Bobrisky‘s omnipresence in Nigerian pop culture and, from the look of things, they ...

Bernard DayoMarch 21, 2019

The trailer for Beverly Naya’s documentary ‘Skin’ addresses colourism and we are obsessed

Beverly Naya has made a feature documentary as a first-time producer, titled Skin and it addresses colourism in Nigeria and ...

Bernard DayoMarch 16, 2019

The new Budweiser ad wants you to unfollow the norm, but what was missing was Bobrisky

Budweiser, a beer brand from International Breweries, launched in Nigeria in 2018 and is slowly disrupting the two-horse race between ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 30, 2019

Bobrisky dragging a homophobe on Instagram over the attack on Jussie Smollett is pure energy

Multiple reports on Tuesday confirmed the brutal racist, homophobic assault on Empire star Jussie Smollett in Chicago, perpetuated by two ...

EditorNovember 22, 2018

Here’s the full #YNaijaPowerList2018

Genevieve Nnaji, Chris Ogunlowo, Maraji, Tony Nwulu, Falana have been unveiled as some of the most influential personalities in the ...

EditorNovember 18, 2018

Tokini Peterside, Kola Tubosun, Bobrisky… see the #YNaijaPowerList2018 for Culture

For the seventh consecutive year, YNaija brings you its annual ranking of the most powerful young persons under the age ...

Bernard DayoJuly 12, 2018

How Bobrisky became more visible and disruptive

While some won’t see Bobrisky as their cup of tea, the cultural omnipresence the Snapchat star has reached in the ...

EditorJanuary 3, 2018

Toke Makinwa, Bobrisky, Nathaniel Bassey… We present the #YNaijaPowerList2017 for Social Media

In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in ...

EditorNovember 10, 2017

The Media Blog: Media hosts are always quick to bring up Bobrisky, but can’t hide their disgust for him

This week has been a very busy week for people in the media. Between Art X and AFRIFF, the GTB Fashion ...

EditorNovember 8, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Did Bobrisky really come out as gay?

Idris Okuneye, otherwise known to you as Bobrisky has had a really busy week in the media. Last night, gossip ...

EzinneNovember 8, 2017

The Thread: “Bobrisky isn’t under arrest; Idris is” | TwitterNG reacts to Bobrisky’s arrest

According to Twitter newscasters, Nigeria’s favourite Snapchat sensation, Okuneye Idris Olanrewaju, who goes by Bobrisky, has been arrested. Bobrisky got ...

EzinneOctober 19, 2017

The Thread: Why lighter is better in Nigeria

Nivea is the latest company embroiled in racism controversy over its ads/products. Not quite long ago, Dove felt the heat ...

EzinneAugust 29, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Molara Wood, Chuba Ezekwesili, Bobrisky and others

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

Op-ed EditorAugust 29, 2017

“Man-made disasters” “Natural calamities” | TwitterNG subs Bobrisky, Speed Darlington and co

Nigerians play too much, for real. Look how a serious statement about Hurricane Harvey, currently sweeping through the United States, ...

EditorAugust 25, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] If none of you are subscribed, who are the 300 people watching “premium Bobrisky”?

So if the rumours are true, Idris Olanrewaju (otherwise known as Bobrisky) has done the unthinkable. He has deleted his ...

EditorJune 30, 2017

Thought Experiment: What if Hushpuppi is only hyping himself for “The Hushpuppi show”?

This is all hypothetical, but we are anticipating that, eventually, Hushpuppi will get into a ‘career’ and really start doing ...

EzinneJune 30, 2017

The Thread: This Phyno-Ice Prince-Hushpuppi clash is prime entertainment

What do you do when you have a few million naira in the bank and homesickness? look for trouble, that’s ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 21, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. 1. KADUNA DECLARATION: OSINBAJO MEETS WITH 36 STATES GOVERNORS Acting President, ...

AzeezJune 21, 2017

Bobrisky to undergo butt surgery in the US

Nigerian crossdresser, Okuneye Idris popularly known as Bobrisky has said he would be getting a butt lift in the United ...

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