Tag: Bobrisky

Op-ed EditorNovember 4, 2016

Isoken Aruede: Team lightskin vs team darkskin [NEXT]

Gbosa! Our Society has crashed. We thought we finally killed the goose when black women started embracing their natural hair…nope; ...

RoqeebahNovember 3, 2016

The Explainer: Why Bobrisky’s ‘work’ is actually very dangerous

There is a lot to be said for the aptness of local adages. Something about the way they help sum ...

AzeezNovember 2, 2016

This is what Bobrisky is about to launch

Nigerian male barbie, Idris Okunleye popularly known as Bobrisky is about to launch a foundation to “assist the government”. The ...

Media BloggerOctober 31, 2016

The Media Blog: Onyeka Nwelue is looking for trouble

Our favourite rebel without a cause (a title he’d likely cop to, himself) is at it again. This time in ...

RoqeebahOctober 30, 2016

“Please help me tell him he is a motherf*cker” | See the top 10 quotes from the past week

When Kaffy Ameh dropped that video on her Instagram early on during the week, we had no reason to believe ...

Isime EseneOctober 29, 2016

Leave matter, Subomi Plumptre and others are well within their rights + more on The Slab with Isime

It’s The Slab with(out) Isime this week – we have Emeka Nwankwo hosting the crew – Tolu, Roqeebah, and Biodun ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 29, 2016

The Thread: Bobrisky speaks like Jesus

In the last last few days the media has been awash over the invitation of Nigerian male barbie Idris Okuneye popularly ...

ToluOctober 28, 2016

In case you missed it, Ayeni Adekunle’s press statement on the Bobrisky controversy is EVERYTHING

Since the beginning of the week, we have not failed to bring you all the sides to and all our ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 28, 2016

The Sexuality Blog: Let’s explain why what happened this week was bigotry

by Chi Ibe First, let’s take you through dictionary definitions: According to Merriam-Webster, simple and full definitions: 1. Full Definition of bigot: ...

YWriterOctober 28, 2016

The Sexuality Blog: This week, Nigeria’s civil society took a bold stand – and it should impress you

We assume, if you’re the kind of person who reads YNaija.com, you know that this week, Idrs Okuneye, who you ...

RoqeebahOctober 27, 2016

“F__k the bad comments” | We interviewed Bobrisky today, and he had a lot to say (WATCH)

Today at the Enough Is Enough New Media, Citizens and Governance Conference, our correspondent, Chukwukere Okpani  caught up with controversial ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 27, 2016

Opinion: Alder Consulting, Bobrisky and the elementary mistake of almost ‘perfect’ people

by Samuel Olatunji Oftentimes when we read books of some people and look at the quality of their achievements, their ...

AzeezOctober 27, 2016

Bobrisky speaks at social media seminar (PHOTOS)

Despite the public outcry that welcomed Bobrisky’s inclusion as one of the speaker at a seminar on new media, the ...

YWriterOctober 26, 2016

This is why Bobrisky is ‘the most qualified speaker’ for a New Media conference

by Sola Fasasi We want to assume that you already know, in detail, the kerfuffle over Idris Okuneye (Bobrisky) speaking ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 26, 2016

Bobrisky in a tug of war

A glance at Nigeria Twitter trends today shows Bobrisky occupying the top spot with over 14k hits, while Alder consulting ...

RoqeebahOctober 26, 2016

The Sexuality Blog: 2 tweets give the proper answer on Bobrisky 

Alder Consulting is a strategy and consulting firm in Nigeria, whose well-respected chief executive tweets about sex, and relationships regularly. ...

RoqeebahOctober 26, 2016

On Subomi Plumptre and Bashir Ahmed’s pulling out of the New Media Conference

Yesterday, the flyer for this year’s Enough is Enough (EiE) New Media and Citizens and Governance conference and it caught ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 26, 2016

The Thread: Alder Consulting says no to Bobrisky

Yesterday, a flyer was circulated on the internet showing Bobrisky as one of the individuals to speak at the New Media ...

ToluOctober 26, 2016

Better start getting comfortable with Bobrisky…he’s just getting started

https://twitter.com/seyitaylor/status/791030679626715136 Bobrisky here, Bobrisky there! For those who have had enough of Nigeria’s social media sensation, you might as well ...

Isime EseneOctober 26, 2016

The Media Blog: See what Bobrisky has caused o

So the Special Assistant to the President on New Media says he will not attend a New Media conference.. Because ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 25, 2016

The Thread: Bobrisky is going places

Nigerians are trying to wrap their heads around a certain flyer circulating on social media, announcing Bobrisky as a speaker ...

RoqeebahSeptember 26, 2016

Has Bobrisky succeeded in fooling us all? (WATCH)

“The internet has really helped me…” Bobrisky finally had his much anticipated interview with Adesuwa Onyenokwe on Today’s Woman and ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 26, 2016

Conversations: Nigerians react to Bobrisky’s announcement that he isn’t gay

Following the release of Bobrisky’s interview with TV veteran and TW Magazine publisher, Adesuwa Onyenokwe, the internet has been buzzing ...

Isime EseneSeptember 26, 2016

PROFILE: How dare you compare Denrele Edun to Bobrisky?

by Emeka Nwankwo Nigeria’s 15-year veteran of television is more than his shoes, his bags, his make-up and his chains… ...

RoqeebahSeptember 24, 2016

Our embrace of Bobrisky (and Denrele) proves we’re more tolerant than we like to admit

Two years ago, the National Assembly passed an anti-LGBTI Law to what might be considered ‘critical acclaim’ by Nigerians. Nigerians ...

RoqeebahSeptember 22, 2016

What exactly is Denrele Edun?

Bit of a rocky start we have here. “What is Denrele Edun?” No one asks that. Not if they are ...

Isime EseneSeptember 17, 2016

The Media Blog: No, we’re not even joking. Adesuwa Onyenokwe is interviewing Bobrisky today

We can’t help you if you are in the media and you don’t know Adesuwa Onyenokwe. Icon of the talk ...

ToluSeptember 13, 2016

Dear Nigerians, transgenders are here and there’s nothing you can do about it

The Nigerian society is quietly witnessing the birth of a new breed of transgenders, a trend that hardly existed few ...

Isime EseneSeptember 8, 2016

PODCAST: Bobrisky, dangerous gossip blogs and more on The Media Blog Uncensored

Ifeoma Areh is creative director of Wildflower PR & Company, Lekan Olanrewaju is a scriptwriter (credits including Tinsel and Hotel ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 7, 2016

Why are Nigerians hooked on the character that is Bobrisky?

Bobrisky started out in the world a dark complexioned male. Today, he is as light skinned as at birth when ...

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