Tag: Burna boy

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SponsorDecember 4, 2019

STAR launches new label with Burna Boy. Here’s why everyone’s raving about the all-new STAR

Star lager is up to something exciting again, as the brand recently launched an all-new label which has got everyone ...

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SponsorDecember 2, 2019

PEPSI Nigeria presents the Ultimate Music Experiences this December!

In preparation for the end of 2019, Pepsi Nigeria has announced plans to lift up the spirit of Nigerians for ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 27, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Court threatens to jail DSS DG over failure to release Sowore

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu has threatened to jail the Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS) Yusuf Bichi, over failure to ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 26, 2019

Burna Boy wins The Future Awards Africa 2019 ‘Young Person of the Year’

Damini ‘Burna Boy’ Ogulu emerged the ‘Young Person of the Year’ at The Future Awards Africa 2019, having captivated the ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 21, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: The bill to regulate social media has scaled its second reading

The Bill to regulate the use of social media in Nigeria, passed its second reading at today’s plenary session of ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 19, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Lai Mohammed says journalists have more to gain from social media regulation

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed says the National Union of Journalists (NUJ), Guild of Editors and their ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 14, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 14th of November

Follow the link to read the latest stories on YNaija:   5 Things that Should Matter Today: South African artistes ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 7, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Nigerian Senate proposes 14 years jail term for sexual predators in universities

The Sexual Harassment Bill sponsored by the Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege and President Muhammadu Buhari’s Finance Bill sponsored by ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 29, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Many killed as soldiers open fire on Shiite protesters in Abuja

Another devastating violence has broken out in Karu, a densely populated suburb of the Nigerian capital Abuja. According to Premium ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 24, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Stolen credit cards are among the evidence allegedly found on Naira Marley’s laptop

At the resumed trial of Naira Marley over an alleged credit card fraud at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, ...

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Edwin OkoloOctober 21, 2019

In a comedy of errors, Rema was one of the few highlights of the #13thHeadies

As an awards show, Hip TV’s The Headies sits in a precarious position. It is the most prestigious of all ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 4, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Teni and Burna Boy have been nominated for the 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards

Burna Boy and Teni have been nominated for the 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards. The Nigerian acts will also be ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 4, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Chigozie Obioma’s ”An Orchestra of Minorities” has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2019

The Booker Prize 2019 shortlist was announced yesterday on the Booker website, and author Chigozie Obioma made the final cut ...

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Edwin OkoloSeptember 4, 2019

Sanctions not retaliations are how we need to respond to SA’s xenophobia

For nearly a week before the 1st of September, news filtered in from South Africa that the country’s black male ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 27, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Kaduna will start payment of new minimum wage from September 1

The Kaduna state government has announced that it will start payment of the new minimum wage of N30,000 wage as ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 26, 2019

Johnnie, Jazz & Whisky, Afropunk 2019: Here are the top 10 events we loved in August

The month of August was brimming with events that spanned from music to film and culture, most notably the Johnnie ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 22, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Finally, we now have a first look at Ifan Michael’s star-studded movie ”Foreigners’ God”

Ifan Michael’s supernatural period drama Foreigner’s God has to be one of the longest gestating Nollywood movies I have known, ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 15, 2019

Burna Bank by Burnaboy is exactly how you get people invested in an album

Since Burnaboy announced his latest album ‘African Giant‘, his first since he signed his publishing contract with Universal Music, his ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 13, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 13th of August

Big Brother Naija 2019 housemate Khafi Kareem is on today’s Cover – a UK tabloid The Sun published a rather ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 13, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Guess who will be on ‘The Daily Show’ with Trevor Noah? Burna Boy!

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah rolled out its guest list for this week, and current Afrobeats sensation Burna Boy ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 4, 2019

Here are 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 ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 26, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 26th of July

Follow the links to read our latest stories:   The Big 5: Give us El-Zakzaky for treatment – Iran tells ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 19, 2019

Drums, attitude, spirit: Afrobeats is alive on Beyoncé’s ”The Lion King: The Gift”

Beyoncé just might be the necessary ingredient to rocket Afrobeats into the mainstream US music scene,” Quartz Africa wrote days ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 14, 2019

In Case You Missed It: On Apple Music’s Up Next Artist interview, Burna Boy reveals he didn’t realise his music had ”popped” until performing in Eastern Nigeria | Anthony Joshua visits Makoko Community

On Apple Music Up Next Artist interview, Burna Boy was interviewed by Beats 1’s Julie Adenuga on his forthcoming album ...

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Bernard DayoJune 24, 2019

The Late 5: Mama Burna’s acceptance speech receives ovation at 2019 BET Awards; Aircraft passenger ”disrespects” Wole Soyinka for asking to take back his seat | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Mama Burna’s acceptance speech receives ovation at 2019 BET Awards The 2019 ...

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Bernard DayoJune 24, 2019

Today’s Noisemakers: Burna Boy, Kate Henshaw, Wana Udobang, others

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

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Bernard DayoJune 15, 2019

This Week In Music: Maleek Berry’s ”Flashy,” Burna Boy’s ”Anybody,” Black Magic’s ”Anything For Love,” and more

Because he has nothing better to do with his time, each Saturday, Bernard Dayo brings you the most awe-inspiring, confounding, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 8, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 8th of May

Catch up on all our latest stories by using the links below: The Late 5: Tribunal holds inaugural sitting on ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 18, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 18th of April

Follow the link to read the stories on YNaija:   The Late 5: Finally, Buhari signs N30,000 minimum wage bill ...

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Bernard DayoApril 18, 2019

From Coachella to album listening party: Burna Boy’s ”African Giant” already feels like a summer hit

Off from an interesting Coachella set last weekend, Burna Boy had a listening party for his upcoming album African Giant, ...

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