Tag: Funmi Iyanda

YNaijaJune 27, 2022

Oya Media presents The Public Eye Season 2 with Funmi Iyanda

Oya Media presents The Public Eye Season 2 with Funmi Iyanda, a show that connects peoples with stories to share, ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 15, 2021

“I pop headache pills when I return from my farm due to security tension” – Mr Rotimi Williams on Public Eye

On Sunday, March 15th, 2021, Funmi Iyanda talked about the need for economic diversification in Nigeria and the opportunities and ...

SponsorMarch 8, 2021

“I never wanted a job, I wanted to create jobs” – Jerry Mallo on Public Eye

Funmi Iyanda kicked off the first Sunday of March by discussing education in Nigeria with Jerry Mallo, the CEO of ...

SponsorMarch 1, 2021

“Boko Haram is a creation of the Nigerian State.” – Prof. Umara Ibrahim Gudumbali on Public Eye

Funmi Iyanda rounded off the month of February by discussing Boko Haram with the Executive Director of the Initiative For ...

SponsorFebruary 23, 2021

“The colonial masters knew that to control us, they had to take away the one thing that united us – our religion” – Wunmi Olaiya on Public Eye

On Sunday, February 21st, 2021, Funmi Iyanda explored the changing narrative about traditional religion with Omenani practitioner and African indigenous ...

SponsorFebruary 15, 2021

Public Eye: Funmi Iyanda discusses the all too important issue of Mental Health in Nigeria

“No one can defend you because the people who should protect you are the ones abusing you. What do Nigerians ...

SponsorFebruary 1, 2021

“The youngest person in Lagos to die of COVID-19 was just 27” – Dr Sani Aliyu on Public Eye

On Sunday, January 31th, 2021, Funmi Iyanda discussed the second wave of COVID-19 in Nigeria with Nigeria’s Leading Virologist, Professor ...

SponsorJanuary 11, 2021

“Allow sportspeople to run sports and see what we can do to change sports” – Chief Falilat Ogunkoya on Public Eye

On Sunday, January 10th, 2021, Funmi discussed sports with a 12-time Paralympic Gold Medalist, Ahmed Koleosho, and Olympians and members ...

SponsorJanuary 4, 2021

“Distribution companies came with a mindset to siphon money” – Adetayo Adegbemie on Public Eye

On Sunday, January 3rd, 2021, Funmi discussed consumer rights in electricity with Power Up Nigeria founder, Adetayo Adegbemie, the Community ...

SponsorDecember 21, 2020

Public Eye: “It’s worse for girls accused of being witches…”- David Etim tells Funmi Iyanda

On Sunday, December 20th, 2020, Funmi discussed the long-standing issue of child witches with the Principal Council, Basic Rights Counsel ...

SponsorDecember 7, 2020

Public Eye: “Society needs to wake up to the fact that it is dangerous to let Almajiri children remain on the streets” – Yakubu Lamal

On Sunday, December 6th, 2020, Funmi discussed the plight of Almajiri children with the founder of the Almajiri Child Rights ...

Michael IsaacNovember 30, 2020

“Children are dying and being molested. People need to spend their lives in jail, and you’ll see, this culture will disappear.” – Mr James Ibor on Public Eye

On Sunday, November 29, 2020, Funmi Iyanda had a conversation about sex slavery in the Keyi community of Cross River ...

Michael IsaacNovember 24, 2020

Father Anselm Adodo on Public Eye: “Confusion about traditional medicine comes from religion; Christianity in particular…” | WATCH

On Sunday, November 22, 2020, Funmi Iyanda had conversations about what should comprise primary healthcare in Nigeria, and the implications ...

Michael IsaacNovember 20, 2020

SP Bala Elkana on Public Eye: “There’s no point having a Family Support Unit but asking survivors to fund investigations” | WATCH

On Sunday, November 15, 2020, Funmi Iyanda sat with the CEO of the Stand to End Rape Initiative (S.T.E.R), Ms. ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 11, 2020

Confidence Staveley: “If Nigeria is the ‘cyber-crime capital’ of the world, it could also be the cyber-security capital of the world…”

On Sunday, November 8, 2020, the CEO of the award-winning technology-solutions provider, InfoGraphics Nigeria, Chinenye Mba-Uzoukwu, a forensic investigator with ...

Edwin OkoloJune 16, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: In conversation with Stephen Tayo

As a multidisciplinary artist working out of Nigeria, it has taken three short years for visual artist, Stephen Tayo to ...

EditorMay 15, 2020

Funmi Iyanda, Mc Oluomo & 2Face have a sit down this week on Public Eye

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a man as misunderstood as Mr. Musuliu Akinsanya, known to ...

EditorApril 28, 2020

Funmi Iyanda returns to take her crown as the queen of talk

We are in truly uncertain times and looking for the familiar and the comforting to help us make sense of ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 1, 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 ...

SponsorNovember 16, 2019

Funmi Iyanda, Olumide Makanjuola, Kunle Afolayan, Tope Oshin, Michelle Dede, others, step out for ’Walking with Shadows’ premiere at AFRIFF

Funmi Iyanda, Kunle Afolayan, Tope Oshin, Michelle Dede and Zainab Balogun were among the personalities that attended the premiere of  ...

Bernard DayoNovember 4, 2019

Funmi Iyanda’s ’Walking with Shadows’ is set to premiere at AFRIFF 2019

‘Walking with Shadows’, the debut movie of veteran talk show host, Funmi Iyanda’s production company, OYA Media is set to ...

SponsorOctober 10, 2019

Funmi Iyanda’s debut movie, ‘Walking with Shadows’ premieres tonight at the BFI London Film Festival

‘Walking with Shadows,’ a movie produced by veteran talk show host, Funmi Iyanda’s production company, OYA Media in collaboration with ...

Bernard DayoOctober 10, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: UNILAG has set up a panel encouraging more students to speak out on #SexForGrades

Following the allegations of sex-for-grades against two of its lecturers, the management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has set ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 19, 2019

We need to talk about the lack of bisexual characters in Nollywood LGBTQ movies

It’s Bisexuality Awareness Week, a push for advocacy and acceptance of bisexuals which will culminate into the celebration of Bisexual ...

Wilfred OkicheSeptember 4, 2019

”Walking With Shadows” is proof that Funmi Iyanda is still invested in telling human interest stories

It is a long way from Lagos to London, but when the 63rd London Film Festival unveiled its programme for this year’s ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 2, 2019

Funmi Iyanda is bringing stories of acceptance to the 2019 BFI London Film Festival

This year’s BFI London Film Festival starts in October, and already the line up will parade movies from Martin Scorsese ...

Bernard DayoAugust 30, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Funmi Iyanda’s ”Walking With Shadows” is the queer Nollywood movie we need right now

Queer cinema isn’t exactly dead in Nollywood, but we can admit that it’s nowhere near Hollywood’s churning content on LGBTQ ...

Bernard DayoJune 16, 2018

Omotola cheekily correcting Rukky Sanda’s grammar was one of the best things on Instagram yesterday

Nigerian celebrity social media can be an immersive world, replete with banter, jokes, and anecdotes. From Funmi Iyanda tweeting about ...

EditorJanuary 3, 2018

Chimamanda Adichie, Banky W, Toke Ibru, others make YNaija inaugural #Woke100 List

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

EzinneNovember 4, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Dr Joe Abah, Fani-Kayode, Funmi Iyanda and 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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