Tag: magazine

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Mazi EmekaOctober 21, 2017

So you think you know Lagos X: Badagry – a town of many firsts held prisoner by history

Badagry sits on one end of Lagos like an ignored elderly woman, whose hands raised nations but time and circumstances ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 21, 2017

So you think you know Lagos IX: Oshodi, Festac, Okota, and the undertones of ethnic tensions

It is nearly noon on a bright Saturday and Alhaja (Mrs.) Gilani looks like her day is in slow motion. ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 21, 2017

So you think you know Lagos VIII: Confronting Nigeria’s disappearing history in Yaba with faith from Makoko

Nearly 6:30pm and Sogunro, Makoko, is alive with human activity; a cool evening breeze bouncing off the water canals and ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 20, 2017

So you think you know Lagos VI: Fetish sacrifices in Ikorodu and the real hustlers of Mile 12

“See that one” he said, nudging me with his elbow. He was using his eyes, to avoid drawing attention as ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 20, 2017

So you think you know Lagos V: Ikoyi through Victoria Island – Where money goes to sleep and Afropolitans find a home

My relationship with money began when I overheard one of my older cousins say that money has a smell and ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 20, 2017

So you think you know Lagos IV: Lagos Island, Black Brazilians – The history is there; don’t change the story

The story of Lagos is incomplete without a thoughtful reference to Lagos Island – formerly known as Isale Eko. Walking ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 19, 2017

So you think you know Lagos III: How demolition and eviction by LASG is tearing families apart, disrupting education

It was Philomena Aya’s hands that conceived and birthed Daniel. It was the same hands that buried him 25 years ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 18, 2017

So you think you know Lagos II: “Any way na way; any hustle na hustle” – The nightlife of Opebi-Allen and Fela Shrine

At 8pm every Friday, Mutari, a tall slim Hausa-Fulani man, arrives at Opebi-Allen roundabout, Ikeja, at the intersection with Toyin ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 18, 2017

So you think you know Lagos I: The hidden jewels of Isheri, renovated Berger and the faces of Agege

If football and other sporting events unite Nigerians, then Agege bread unites Lagosians regardless of socio-economic class and/or education. On ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 18, 2017

Editor’s Note: YNaija presents Lagos like you’ve never seen it

Today, YNaija begins an 11-part citizenship series on Lagos, popularly dubbed, “the city that doesn’t sleep“. Known for its welcoming aura ...

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ToluJuly 18, 2017

These 10 photos from John Boyega’s GQ feature are why he should be your Man Crush Everyday

Does John Boyega need any more introduction? The British-Nigerian actor who was raised and has lived all his life in ...

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ToluJuly 14, 2017

Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik cover Vogue Magazine’s latest issue but something is wrong

Supermodel, Gigi Hadid and former One Direction singer, Zayn Malik are a power couple and they appear in colourful, patt…

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EditorMay 21, 2017

Biafra’s Forgotten Soldiers X: My encounter with the commander

by Patrick Egwu Ejike Just a few meters away from the resettlement camp of the disabled Biafran war veterans in ...

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EditorMay 21, 2017

Biafra’s Forgotten Soldiers IX: The blood of the innocent women and children cry for vengeance – Ojukwu’s ADC

by Patrick Egwu Ejike At the age of 21, Chukwuemeka Ejiofor voluntarily joined the army as a Nigerian army officer ...

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EditorMay 20, 2017

Biafra’s Forgotten Soldiers VIII: 77-year-old Mbaeri was knocked down by a vehicle while begging to survive

by Patrick Egwu Ejike On many occasions, seventy-seven-year-old Onyeoziri Mbaeri has been knocked down by vehicles whenever he and other ...

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EditorMay 20, 2017

Biafra’s Forgotten Soldiers VII: We don’t pray for another war – Veteran

by Patrick Egwu Ejike Seventy-year-old Francis Njoku tries to rest one of his legs atop his neatly dressed bedspread in ...

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EditorMay 19, 2017

Biafra’s Forgotten Soldiers VI: Sometimes I walk aimlessly talking to myself – War veteran

by Patrick Egwu Ejike Gideon Njoku, 68, remembers and forgets. He is suffering from memory loss – a result of ...

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EditorMay 19, 2017

Biafra’s Forgotten Soldiers V: Paralaysed Oliwe spends his time writing his memoirs

by Patrick Egwu Ejike John Chukwuemeka Oliwe, 63, was a thirteen-year-old primary school pupil in 1967 when he joined the ...

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ToluMay 18, 2017

Urban Woman Magazine releases its maiden edition

Urban Woman Magazine offers 44 pages of deep insight into the world of women, coupled with a mix of pleasure, ...

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EditorMay 18, 2017

Biafra’s Forgotten Soldiers IV: 18-year-old Eunice couldn’t save her father from death

by Patrick Egwu Ejike Sitting on a sofa in the visitor’s room, Eunice Mbaonu, 18, looks tired and gaunt. Her ...

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EditorMay 18, 2017

Biafra’s Forgotten Soldiers III: I’m waiting for the day I will die

by Patrick Egwu Ejike Forty-seven-year-old Cecilia Ozorji is now a widow. She is currently suffering from High Blood Pressure and ...

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ToluMay 17, 2017

Billion dollar couple: Beyonce and Jay Z’s combined wealth hits $1.16bn

Forbes Magazine released a list of America’s Wealthiest Self-Made Women today. According to the list, R&B singer Beyoncé Knowles is ...

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EditorApril 20, 2017

BEYOND BIAFRA: Diamonds in the dirt of the Niger

by Victor Akhidenor The first sign of trouble should, perhaps, have been his unwillingness to disclose his identity, despite several ...

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EditorApril 6, 2017

BEYOND BIAFRA: Young people strike gold in Ariaria

by Victor Akhidenor 16 years ago, Jude Okereke decided to become an entrepreneur. After learning the ropes from his elder ...

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ToluApril 4, 2017

She Leads Africa’s Afua Osei covers the March issue of BusinessDay’s The CEO magazine

The third edition of Business Day’s CEO magazine features Nigerian women making things happen in Nigeria. On the cover is ...

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EditorApril 4, 2017

BEYOND BIAFRA: From the heart of Aba, a food revolution is coming

by Victor Akhidenor Agbai Amarachi is on a mission. She is a student of the department of Food Science and ...

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EditorApril 4, 2017

BEYOND BIAFRA: Stories of innovation, grit and tenacity from the South-East

This month’s citizenship series on YNaija is focused on the South-East part of Nigeria.  Keeping in line with our commitment to ...

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ToluFebruary 26, 2017

“I don’t have much of a personal life” | Genevieve Magazine’s Sonia Irabor speaks on being Assistant Editor and parental influence

Away from the brand her parents, Soni and Betty Irabor have built in the last 14 years, which was recently ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 8, 2017

Arese Ugwu, Tara Durotoye, Osayie Allile & others at the launch of BusinessDay’s The CEO magazine (PHOTOS)

BusinessDay Media Limited launched its new digital millennial magazine, TheCEO on Friday, 27th of January at the Remy Martin XO Club. TheCEO ...

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Mazi EmekaJanuary 27, 2017

TheCEOAfrica digital magazine debuts today

BusinessDay Media Limited, publishers of Nigeria’s leading financial daily, launches its brand new millennial magazine today called TheCEOAfrica. Featuring stories ...

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