Tag: New Voices

Op-ed EditorJanuary 22, 2017

Ayodotun Rotimi-Akinfenwa: Here’s the surefire way to make good money [NEW VOICES]

by Ayodotun Rotimi-Akinfenwa   Yes, I know you’re reading this because of the headline. You’re not alone. People ask this question ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 21, 2017

Afam Ade-Odiachi: System collapse [NEW VOICES]

by Afam Ade-Odiachi The message came in at about 10:30, system failure, please reboot. I ignored it. Another pesky little ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 20, 2017

Temitope Ben-Ajepe: Pharmacy students tough love with Medicine students [NEW VOICES]

by Temitope Ben-Ajepe In a few days from now, the Pharmaceutical Association of Nigerian Students PANS) chapter of which I’m ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 18, 2017

Adeboro Odunlami: He needs some emotional balance [NEW VOICES]

by Adeboro Odunlami Perhaps one of the hardest life skills to gain mastery over is ‘Emotional Intelligence and Boundaries’. As ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 17, 2017

Ore Fakorede: How to bulletproof a heart [NEW VOICES]

by Ore Fakorede   Every time you let someone in, every time you let yourself go, you take one sure-footed ...

ToluJanuary 5, 2017

Bolade Ogunfuye: The Nigerian millennial and this masculinism business [NEW VOICES]

A thought piece on the status of the African man; and how you are all sleeping on who he is. ...

ToluJanuary 3, 2017

Edwin Okolo: Find your balance [NEW VOICES]

A good story always starts with an unsure protagonist, knighted by a far-seeing mysterious guide and set on a quest, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 31, 2016

Ezinne Ajoku: The Customer Service fail [NEW VOICES]

2016 will be remembered for many things, and one of those things it will definitely be remembered for, thanks to ...

AzeezDecember 30, 2016

Ayodotun Rotimi Akinfenwa: If only you knew [NEW VOICES]

Life is something. Daily, we go about our business and “busyness” and 24 hours may not even be enough. From ...

AzeezDecember 29, 2016

Afam Ade-Odiache: Bravery is not in the eye of the beholder [NEW VOICES]

I’ve started to think about what bravery is. Everyone knows the rational expectations of the definition of bravery. It’s the ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 28, 2016

Adeboro Odunlami: With a lot more exclamation marks [NEW VOICES]

My mom is a worrier. Before I was conceived, she worried that I would never come. And when I did, ...

ToluDecember 27, 2016

Oreoluwa Fakorede: When did abuse become okay? [NEW VOICES]

We see it every day; in offices, on the streets, on the bus. We hear it from the neighbour’s house, ...

ToluDecember 26, 2016

Arit Okpo: Four wishes [NEW VOICES]

by Arit Okpo   I had started writing another piece…finished it actually, and then I realised that this would be ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 23, 2016

Adetoye Sokunbi: So I decided to start thinking like a drug dealer [NEW VOICES]

by Adetoye Sokunbi As a teenager, I carried the reasonable paranoia any Nigerian raised by ‘God-fearing’ parents would have, buying ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 17, 2016

Ezinne Ajoku: Nigeria is greater than the sum of its parts [NEW VOICES]

by Ezinne Ajoku If there’s one thing that’s certain about Lagos, it’s the absence of a dull moment. If at ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Lekan Olanrewaju: Nigerian doctors are pretty awesome [NEW VOICES]

by Lanre Olanrewaju There are 9 million bicycles in Beijing. All of them are set on fire. The use of ...

RoqeebahDecember 14, 2016

The YNaija Cover this morning – 14th of December

  Read the full stories and analyses here now! RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an assistant editor.

Op-ed EditorDecember 14, 2016

Adeboro Odunlami: Not a good parent [NEW VOICES]

by Adeboro Odunlami Some mornings before I step out of my house, I look in my mirror and ask myself ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 13, 2016

Oreoluwa Fakorede: I am Nigerian [NEW VOICES]

by Oreoluwa Fakorede   I say it like it’s a condition I have lived with for years. I say it ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 12, 2016

Arit Okpo: Which one is the real African culture? [NEW VOICES]

by Arit Okpo When I was growing up, I read lots of Enid Blyton and so I spent afternoons in ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 7, 2016

Ifeoluwa Adedeji: Where my accent came from [NEW VOICES]

by Ifeoluwa Adedeji As is very common in the diaspora and especially America, people just want to know why some ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 6, 2016

Edwin Okolo: Circumstantial Ownership

Republished with permission from uueirdness.wordpress.com I’ll start this post with a scenario: Imagine, if you can, that you walked out of ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 5, 2016

Ayodotun Rotimi-Akinfenwa: Don’t lose your Balance… [NEW VOICES]

by Ayodotun Rotimi-Akinfenwa Life is a tight rope of thoughts, decisions, actions and outcomes. You simply cannot walk away from it ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 4, 2016

Bolade Ogunfuye: The three pledges I took to make my life better [NEW VOICES]

by Bolade Ogunfuye All of life, through the many prisms with which we view it, is mired in change; I ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 3, 2016

Ezinne Ajoku: Family is everything [NEW VOICES]

by Ezinne Ajoku A colleague lost his father recently and it got me thinking about family, death, relationships, the whole ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 2, 2016

Omar-Farouq Edu: The ironic attraction of racism [NEW VOICES]

by Omar-Farouq Edu Dear Black People Have you ever been put in a situation where a remark has been personally directed ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 1, 2016

Afam Ade-Odiachi: Pick you, choose you, love you [NEW VOICES]

by Afam Ade-Odiachi My friend, the one I call the second avenger, looked at me as we walked to the ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 30, 2016

Lekan Olanrewaju: Civic duty [NEW VOICES]

by Lekan Olanrewaju One of the most persistent revelations of any election cycle is the nature of the Undecided Voter. ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 28, 2016

Oreoluwa Fakorede: Take care of yourself [NEW VOICES]

by Oreoluwa Fakorede 1. Inhale. 2. Exhale. 3. Repeat 1 and 2 as you try to keep everything together. That’s ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 27, 2016

Arit Okpo: The learning gap [NEW VOICES]

by Arit Okpo This post is very personal to me as a Nigerian, and I would love to see to ...

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