Tag: Ghana

Uroupa KiakubuOctober 1, 2020

#NigeriaAt60: 10 things we learnt from President Buhari’s Independence Anniversary speech

As is common with previous Independence Anniversaries, President Muhammadu Buhari, addressed Nigerians in an early morning broadcast Thursday. The President’s ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 21, 2020

‘Criminal attacks’ on Nigerian High Commission in Ghana sparks uproar

Reports of violent attacks on the residential quarters of the Nigerian High Commission in Ghana spurred conversation on social media ...

EditorOctober 16, 2019

What happens to the AfCTFA now that the borders are closed?

The Nigerian Customs authority has spent the last month ‘experimenting’ with the country’s road borders. But not all the country’s ...

EditorJanuary 31, 2019

Ghana’s New Tribe: The Future Awards Africa unveils 50 outstanding young Ghanaians

Africa’s biggest youth awards, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has unveiled the coveted list of young Ghanaians with outstanding achievements ...

Edwin OkoloAugust 23, 2018

Ghana has ‘convinced’ 400 gay and lesbian people to join a gay conversion camp

It seems Nigeria’s obsession with controlling the lives of LGBT people is finally spreading to its neighbours. This is something ...

EditorJune 23, 2018

Yahoo Plus: Nigeria’s 419 scam network is spreading into Ghana

By Olivia Ndubusi Internet fraud from Nigeria is not new, yet the sophistication of local cyber criminals has intensified and ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 24, 2018

AFRIMA 2018 calendar unveiled as Ghanaian President comes on board

The All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) unveiled its calendar of events for the 5th edition in Ghana on Monday, May 21, 2018. ...

Feyi FawehinmiJanuary 4, 2018

Feyi Fawehinmi: War is good; Africa needs it

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

ToluSeptember 14, 2017

Insiders: “Mr Eazi is a Lagos boy who went to Ghana for a few years and now thinks he’s heir apparent”

Mr Eazi’s music may be a popular favourite among the Nigerian audience but the man himself has stepped on toes ...

Rachel OgbuMay 31, 2017

Sarah Owusu is a self-taught contemporary Ghanaian artist based in the UK

by Rachel Ogbu// Sarah Owusu has been named one of the artists to watch in 2017. The self-taught contemporary Ghanaian ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 29, 2017

5 Nigerians arrested in Ghana for allegedly selling genital enhancement drugs

The Western Regional Police in Ghana, has arrested five Nigerians for allegedly selling contraband medicines, mostly for the enlargement of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 19, 2017

Will you be attending this Chelsea FC thanksgiving service?

by Omoleye Omoruyi Well, a church in Ghana has decided to celebrate the English Premier League victory of Chelsea by organising ...

Op-ed EditorApril 29, 2017

The Thread: Jollof wars | Did Lai Mohammed mistakenly throw Nigeria under the bus on CNN?

Richard Quest of CNN’s Quest Means Business has been in town for a while- after 10 years. He has jogged ...

AzeezFebruary 4, 2017

“I would do it all over again” | Toke Makinwa defies Maje Ayida’s threats (WATCH)

Media Personality, Toke Makinwa has continued to promote her book ‘On Becoming’ despite legal threats from her enstranged husband, Maje ...

AzeezFebruary 3, 2017

Toke Makinwa ignores Maje Ayida’s threat, continues promoting ‘On Becoming’

Media personality, Toke Makinwa has continued to promote her book ‘On Becoming’ despite a letter of request asking her to ...

ToluJanuary 21, 2017


by Dele Momodu “Every person in Ghana, whatever his race, place of origin, political opinion, colour, religion, creed, or gender, ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 18, 2017

Opinion: Public Notice! We are Africans, we do not plagiarise

  by Abayomi G. Omotayo   It is no news that the newly sworn in Ghanaian president, Nana Akufo-Addo ‘borrowed’ ...

ToluJanuary 15, 2017

Insiders: “By giving Ghana the edge, Mr. Eazi betrayed us”

We’ve come to love Mr Eazi over the last few months. For him, it didn’t take too much convincing to ...

Isime EseneJanuary 13, 2017

YNaija Exclusive: Say what you want but Mr. Eazi insists Ghana has an influence on Nigerian music

by Mazi Emeka Mr. Eazi has a scar, blackened and faded by time and age; it runs for about an ...

AzeezJanuary 12, 2017

Mr Eazi heavily criticized for saying Ghanaian sounds influenced Nigerian music

Afropop singer, Mr Eazi whose real name is Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade has faced heavy criticism on Twitter after he asserted ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 7, 2017

Akufo-Addo sworn in as Ghana president

Nana Akufo-Addo has been sworn in as the President of Ghana. Akufo-Addo took the oath of office, led by Chief ...

Isime EseneJanuary 7, 2017

Dele Momodu: As President Mahama retires to his farm

by Dele Momodu “It seems to me, you lived your life like a candle in the wind never knowing who ...

Isime EseneDecember 19, 2016

‘We’re ready for sustainable, resilient and inclusive solutions,’ Gary Whitehill talks about innovation in Africa

by Tolu Omoyeni This article is an in-dept and disruptive look at Africa through the eyes of man who believes ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 18, 2016

#GhanaMustCome: Akufo-Addo, Mahama hit Lagos for #TFAA2016, Ovation Carol

Two notable leaders of West African nation, Ghana are currently in Lagos, Nigeria. President-elect of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo is at ...

ToluDecember 15, 2016

It’s here! CAF Africa Beach Soccer hits Lagos

When you hear the words beach soccer, what comes to your mind? Sun? Bikinis? Fun? Action? The Africa Beach Soccer ...

RoqeebahDecember 11, 2016

The “unsuspendable”, the one with “zero time” and final acts “of desperation”| See our top 10 quotes from the past week

There’s no way we are not loving this new order of focus in the country (around the world even). The ...

ToluDecember 10, 2016

Here are the winners and losers from Ghana’s presidential election

Ghana has decided and Nana Akufo-Addo is the popular choice of the citizenry. Incumbent president, John Mahama has conceded defeat ...

ToluDecember 10, 2016

N13,000 per bag of rice, 22-year-old MP | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N13,000 – The Lagos state government will be selling 50kg bags of rice at this price starting from December 15 ...

ToluDecember 10, 2016

“This election has taught me that the hate of corruption can win” | 10 quotes from President John Mahama’s concession speech

The people of Ghana have made the historic decision to unseat John Mahama as president. New Patriotic Party’s veteran politician ...

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