Tag: culture

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Chelsea AgbasiereApril 19, 2018

Nigerian women are trapped in a dance of culture and Femicide

During an interview, the interviewer, a middle-aged man asked me a rhetorical question, “Do you wish to identify with the ...

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EzinneDecember 19, 2017

The Thread: Single and searching? 5 Reasons you should consider an Anambra man this Christmas

We caught Sam Hart’s thread, espousing the qualities of an Anambra man and we thought our single ladies will like ...

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EzinneDecember 13, 2017

Opinion: 5 Reasons why you absolutely should not listen to your parents about career choice

by Daniel Okechukwu Have you ever been in a situation where you felt the need to not listen to your ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 6, 2017

Mercy Abang: A superstitious link between dark riches and cerebral palsy is hurting Nigeria’s children

by Mercy Abang Cerebral Palsy, the medical condition that occurs in approximately 2-2.5 of 1000 live births globally according to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 24, 2017

FG restates resolve to diversify the economy through culture, tourism

The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has restated the Federal Government’s resolve to diversify the economy ...

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EzinneOctober 24, 2017

The Thread: Is leaving an inheritance for your children overrated?

Leaving an inheritance for one’s children is a big part of the Nigerian culture. No parent wants to be “worse ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 24, 2017

Opinion: In search of the ‘detribalized’ Nigerian

by Jideofor Adibe   Nigerians love buzzwords – slogans that are repeated frequently enough, (and imbued with assumed values), that ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2017

The Thread: This is one of the most tragic marriage stories ever

The patriarchal nature of the Nigerian environment makes marriage touch-and-go. This means there are almost always tales of woe, particularly ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 4, 2017

Vera Ezimora: Houston should be called Little Nigeria

First of all, I want to say that my thoughts and prayers are with people who were affected by the ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 4, 2017

Opinion: I stopped addressing my older cousins by uncle or aunty and this happened

Tonye Altraide   Many Africans refer to anyone older than them as an uncle or aunty. This is meant to ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 7, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: 5 things you must know about Lagos and Lagosians

Smart, street savvy, boisterous and impatient are all adjectives that come to mind when describing the Lagosian. That special breed ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 7, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Beyond the other room

by Olusegun Adeniyi Not content with dividing the ‘throne’ of Ibadan and dashing them to his 21 kings, essentially to ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 5, 2017

Nkem Ndem: Every rich man is handsome (or not?)

by Nkem Ndem Before you join me in psycho-analyzing the issue of a man’s “beauty” being subject to the weight ...

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EzinneAugust 24, 2017

The Thread: Wife travels. Husband leaves house to fester with maggots | TwitterNG reacts

TwitterNG is showing its claws again after this video of a wife returning to her house to meet a horrifyingly ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 17, 2017

Opinion: Nigerians and our obsession with all things western

by Isa Eneye Mubarak   The adventures of Europe into Africa were masqueraded under the notion of European’s civilizing mission ...

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EzinneAugust 3, 2017

The Thread: This rapper has Americans reaching for their rosaries and holy water

Hi everyone. Introducing XXXTentacion, an America rapper whose lyrics had this duo gaping in shock. Watch: My stomach hurts from ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 3, 2017

Opinion: The right way to define rape

by Michael Ace Once upon a time, there was a case of a lady who got raped by one of ...

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ToluJuly 26, 2017

Understanding Amber Rose’s definition of ‘slut’ and why all of it confuses us

To get through this piece appropriately, it would be instructive to define a few terminologies: Slut: a woman who has ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 21, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Women versus woman palaver

by Pius Adesanmi I should have known that there is no such thing as a sobolation-free, drama-free trip for me. ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 15, 2017

The Media Blog: MTV Shuga is now recording a new season – and Seyi Shay is involved

It looked last year like they weren’t going to get the funding to push the cultural phenomenon that MTN Shulga ...

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EzinneJuly 13, 2017

The Thread: “Isn’t that sign language for I own you”? | Black Twitter celebrates one of its very best moments

This viral video of Aramis Ayala, Florida’s first and only black elected state attorney, being pulled over by white police ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 12, 2017

Opinion: The aso-ebi syndrome in Nigeria

As one born and duly brought up in a typical Nigerian society it is a matter of fact and needless ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 9, 2017

The Media Blog: TheNativeMag is the new hang out spot for the cooler culture kids

Quietly, but steadily, TheNativeMag is owning the coolest sections of the culture with a perceptive, nuanced views of the goings-on ...

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RoqeebahJune 16, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Lai Mohammed is back home in Kwara (PHOTOS)

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture has spent the whole of today visiting with one of the ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 9, 2017

Opinion: Why our greeting culture must evolve

by Nimi Princewill There are values Africans hold on to quite strongly, that people who are considered to be of ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 6, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: Nigerians and our unhealthy obsession with titles

by Ololade Ajekigbe   She had gradually become a regular face in that social space. A convivial setting where old ...

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EzinneMay 26, 2017

Opinion: I’m a HIV positive woman and I still have sex

by Mary Ero   It is amazing how sex is a relatively taboo topic among PLWHA (or at least seems ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 25, 2017

The Thread: Nigerian women and the gold digging syndrome

Besides the hastag ‘Men Are Trash’, another thing that irritates men is women waiting around for men men to be ...

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