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Nelson C.JDecember 31, 2019

What Pamilerin’s Twitter suspension tells us about our changing celebrity culture

Less than a day after the suspension of his second Twitter account, Social Media personality and marketing strategist Adegoke Pamilerin ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 30, 2019

The arguments are over but the rights of LGBTQ Nigerians are still not taken seriously

The LGBT discourse which made the rounds on Twitter late last week after Feminist, Gender-Equality advocate and award-winning Documentary filmmaker ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 27, 2019

We thought the year of ridiculous policies was finally over, but Kano says no

This year saw quite a number of preposterous bills and laws getting proposed and enacted. From the social media bill ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 27, 2019

More than we ever thought, domestic workers in Nigeria need stronger protection

About five days ago, a video of a woman pushing a little girl out of a car and going on ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 25, 2019

Difficult to believe but the federal government is empowering a lawless generation

When the highest branch of authority in the country fails to uphold an elevated standard of order and respect for ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 12, 2019

For Nigerian men, dark humour means trivialising women’s oppression

So here’s the thing for many Nigerians (read men) on social media spaces: clout reigns supreme. Nothing else really matters ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 10, 2019

We can blame the government for many things, but rail line vandalism isn’t one of them

For the average Nigerian, trains still aren’t a viable alternative transportation options. Our rail lines are still terrible, and the ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 6, 2019

Moradeun’s death could have been avoided if we held our government accountable

To talk about the Nigerian healthcare system is to come to terms with the most importance of our government’s incompetence.  ...

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Nelson C.JDecember 2, 2019

It’s Basketmouth today but are Nigerian comedians ready to take notes on accountability?

For the Nigerian entertainment industry, accountability is a relatively new concept. The idea that endorsing, promoting and even reaping off ...

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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 ...

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Edwin OkoloSeptember 12, 2019

Sex tourism is thriving in the Gambia, but is it wrong if it is consensual?

West Africa has sex tourism situation. I would ordinarily call it a ‘problem’ but I believe the situation requires more ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 22, 2019

As of today, Nigeria is finally polio free

It has taken Nigeria a long, long time, but finally, we are Polio free. It has taken 30 years of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 20, 2019

ICYMI: See AFCON 2019 Best XI, top records and individual award winners

The 32nd edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) came to a climax late Friday after a very colourful ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 17, 2019

Super Eagles beat Tunisia, ends AFCON with record 8th bronze medal

The Super Eagles of Nigeria late Wednesday at the Al-Salaam Stadium in the Egyptian capital, defeated the Carthage Eagles of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 15, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 15th of July

Follow the links to read our latest stories: Mary Remmy Njoku, the undisputed queen of Nollywood sells ROK to Canal+ ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 14, 2019

BREAKING: Super Eagles lose to Algeria, to play Tunisia in losers final

The Super Eagles of Nigeria failed to qualify for the final of the ongoing African Cup of Nations hosted by ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 6, 2019

Super Eagles beat Cameroon 3-2 to qualify for 2019 #AFCON quarter-finals

Saturday’s Round of 16 encounter in the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) has seen the Super Eagles beat the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 22, 2019

BREAKING: Super Eagles open AFCON campaign with 1-0 victory

The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Saturday began their campaign in the ongoing Africa Cup Of Nations (AFCON) with a bright start, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 22, 2019

BREAKING: Falcons crash out of FIFA Women’s World Cup

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have crashed out of the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France, following a 3-o ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 12, 2019

AFCON 2019: Super Eagles gets ‘easy’ group ahead of biennial football showpiece [Full Group list]

The stage is set for the 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, known as the Total 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, ...

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Edwin OkoloApril 9, 2019

Is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints about to become Nigeria’s first gay friendly church?

If there is anything the body of Christ in Nigeria is well known for, it is their vehement rejection of ...

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Emmanuel OnwuchekwaMarch 7, 2019

The SDG Index; the hattrick Nigeria can’t seem to score

First, some backstory. Since its inception in 1945, the United Nations has always been very hands-on with global social and ...

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Chinedu OkaforFebruary 20, 2019

Accountability is Nigeria’s number one problem

If you’ve asked an average Nigerian the problems facing the country, their response would range from Venus to Mars. Everyone ...

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Emmanuel OnwuchekwaFebruary 20, 2019

What is eSports and why is it the new craze for Nigerians?

There’s a chance you’ve heard the term before but to be safe, I’m going to assume you’ve all been living ...

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tosin adesinaJanuary 15, 2019

Buhari’s appointment of Adamu Lafia as Acting IGP shows his nepotism is a deliberate effort and not an error of oversight

One accusation that has failed to go in his three years as President of Nigeria is that of uncontrolled nepotism ...

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tosin adesinaJanuary 8, 2019

When is the Nigerian military going to be called to order?

While it is expected that the military should have purged itself of anti-democratic behavior, the Nigerian Army continues to perpetrate ...

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tosin adesinaDecember 13, 2018

Does Nigeria have anything to celebrate on International Human Rights day?

December 10th is globally recognised as the International Human Rights Day. The day set aside by the United Nations general ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 23, 2018

What is the Federal Government hiding about Boko Haram?

One of the common characteristics of an insurgency is that it has no timeline. Also, insurgency cannot be likened to ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 21, 2018

How the Zamfara twins experience shows the apparent lack of adequate security

That Nigeria’s security apparatus is at its lowest ebb is an understatement. Despite the huge amount of money allocated to ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 15, 2018

From stolen dates to rotten rice, the story of how Nigeria maltreats its IDPs

At Tedx Ikeja in 2017, Busayo Morakinyo, one of the speakers who spoke on the topic “IDPs, it could be ...

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