Tag: New Media

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Edwin OkoloAugust 12, 2019

This #IYD2019 we celebrate the young educators leveraging new media to reach a new generation

This year’s #IYD2019 celebrates the transformative power of education. It seems a curious subject to tackle considering we often overlook ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 22, 2017

The Media Blog: Jeff Bezos just pointed the entire media the way of the future

You know he has the credibility on anything at all. The kind that comes from owning the top of the ...

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ToluMarch 10, 2017

BudgIT calls on journalists to apply for its six-month Civic-Tech Media Fellowship

Public finance-focused civic-tech organization BudgIT is announcing a six-month, highly competitive Civic-Tech Media Fellowship designed to support six (6) journalists ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 27, 2016

Mubarak Aminu: The media | Do we deserve this? [NEXT]

by Mubarak Aminu Our minds are influenced by what we see and hear. The media is playing a big role in ...

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Isime EseneOctober 29, 2016

Leave matter, Subomi Plumptre and others are well within their rights + more on The Slab with Isime

It’s The Slab with(out) Isime this week – we have Emeka Nwankwo hosting the crew – Tolu, Roqeebah, and Biodun ...

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ToluOctober 28, 2016

In case you missed it, Ayeni Adekunle’s press statement on the Bobrisky controversy is EVERYTHING

Since the beginning of the week, we have not failed to bring you all the sides to and all our ...

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YWriterOctober 28, 2016

The Sexuality Blog: This week, Nigeria’s civil society took a bold stand – and it should impress you

We assume, if you’re the kind of person who reads YNaija.com, you know that this week, Idrs Okuneye, who you ...

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RoqeebahOctober 27, 2016

“F__k the bad comments” | We interviewed Bobrisky today, and he had a lot to say (WATCH)

Today at the Enough Is Enough New Media, Citizens and Governance Conference, our correspondent, Chukwukere Okpani  caught up with controversial ...

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RoqeebahOctober 26, 2016

The Sexuality Blog: 2 tweets give the proper answer on Bobrisky 

Alder Consulting is a strategy and consulting firm in Nigeria, whose well-respected chief executive tweets about sex, and relationships regularly. ...

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RoqeebahOctober 26, 2016

On Subomi Plumptre and Bashir Ahmed’s pulling out of the New Media Conference

Yesterday, the flyer for this year’s Enough is Enough (EiE) New Media and Citizens and Governance conference and it caught ...

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ToluOctober 26, 2016

Better start getting comfortable with Bobrisky…he’s just getting started

https://twitter.com/seyitaylor/status/791030679626715136 Bobrisky here, Bobrisky there! For those who have had enough of Nigeria’s social media sensation, you might as well ...

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Isime EseneOctober 26, 2016

The Media Blog: See what Bobrisky has caused o

So the Special Assistant to the President on New Media says he will not attend a New Media conference.. Because ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 25, 2016

The Thread: Bobrisky is going places

Nigerians are trying to wrap their heads around a certain flyer circulating on social media, announcing Bobrisky as a speaker ...

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Isime EseneOctober 25, 2016

EiE Nigeria, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria, and BudgIT to host ‘New Media, Citizens & Governance Conference’ in Abuja

EiE Nigeria, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) and BudgIT will host the ‘New Media, Citizens & Governance Conference‘ from Wednesday, October 26 ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 15, 2016

‘Why should I speak up for you?’ Is Deju Adeyanju taking subliminal attacks at Obanikoro?

New Media Director of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Deji Adeyanju, on Wednesday took to his Twitter page to lambast ...

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July 31, 2014

Sanusi Ismaila says some Nigerian techies have a ‘Tony Stark Complex’ | Can you guess who and who?

by Sanusi Ismaila Regardless of how knowledgeable you are on a subject, or how dumb the idea they are trying ...

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October 20, 2013

#RubbinMinds: New Media experts identify Genevieve Nnaji, 2face Idibia, Don Jazzy, others as site traffic magnets (WATCH)

by ‘Jola Sotubo Today’s edition of Rubbin’ Minds focused on the new media and the rise of online journalism. Two ...

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October 4, 2013

Reno Omokri: The real problem with Nigeria

by Reno Omokri  That, my people, is the problem with Nigeria. President Goodluck Jonathan and the leadership he offers to ...

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September 18, 2013

CLICK: The State of Osun launches its innovative New Media Project [DETAILS]

by Akan Ido In furtherance of her drive for innovation and transparency, the state government of Osun is unveiling a ...

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April 9, 2013

Chude Jideonwo, Japheth Omojuwa, Deolu Akinyemi headline the Daystar Business Forum

by Isi Esene The Daystar Business Forum is organising a forum focusing on the Social Media Evolution in the country ...

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March 20, 2013

Japheth Omojuwa: New media was not created to solve Nigeria’s problems (Y! FrontPage)

There are indeed many sides to new media. It will not by itself change Nigeria but it will at least ...

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December 1, 2012

Reno’s Weekly Tweets: President Jonathan’s special assistant takes to Twitter to set the records straight (SCREENSHOT)

by Rachel Ogbu Last week, Nigeria received significant bad publicity in the media; from terrorism to fraud… nothing out of ...

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August 8, 2012

Japheth Omojuwa: Consumer power – New media is the kingmaker (YNaija Frontpage)

Change has never really been about big things and events, it has always been about seemingly small events amplified to ...

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June 28, 2012

Abimbola Adelakun: Mr. President, you cannot run from criticism in a new media era

by Abimbola Adelakun The presidential media chat on Sunday was, not unexpectedly, pedestrian, to put it mildly. But interestingly, the ...

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June 17, 2012

So, who is your Twitter Overlord? Read: The sociology of the self-acclaimed “activist” Twitter community

Whether you think it’s a narrow attack on easily identifiable social media voices or a dispassionate assessment of a growing ...

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May 16, 2012

“Informed comments have been replaced by Twitter fastfood” – Youth minister

  The Honourable Minister of Youth Development, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi delivered these remarks at the conference on New Media and Governance organised ...

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May 16, 2012

“New media is influential, can it be consequential?” – Canadian Ambassador at #NGNewMedia Day 2

The first ever New Media and Governance Conference organised by Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation and EnoughisEnough Nigeria concluded its two-day run yesterday ...

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May 16, 2012

Japheth Omojuwa: New Media: Realities beyond the subliminal (YNaija FrontPage)

The world in reality has no borders. New Media brings that reality to the fore. For journalists, for business men, ...

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OluwapelumiMay 15, 2012

#Day1 New Media & Governance Conference – Summary & Pictures

          by Oluwatobi Soyombo First of its kind in Africa, the New Media and Governance Conference ...

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March 12, 2012

“After President Obama, our President has the most presence online” – Full Text of #YNaijaTwitterInterview with Reno Omokri

Interview by Iyinoluwa Aboyeji Reno Omokri is the Special Assistant to the Presidency on New Media. Sometimes a controversial figure, Omokri is ...

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