Tag: Person of the Year

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EditorDecember 3, 2019

Sowore, Tony Rapu, Busola Dakolo, Corper Stephen Teru, others make Y!/YNaija.com shortlist for Person of the Year. Voting starts now!

In its ninth year, The editorial board of  Y!/YNaija.com announces a shortlist for its 2019 Person of the Year, following ...

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Edwin OkoloJanuary 1, 2019

Segun ‘@Segalink’ Awosanya is the editor’s pick for Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2018

The editorial board of Y!/YNaija.com has chosen Segun ‘Segalink’ Awosanya as the editor’s pick for the YNaija 2018 Person of ...

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EditorDecember 24, 2018

Atiku, Chimamanda Adichie, Davido, Kemi Adetiba are nominees for Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2018

The Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year is in its eighth year and is awarded to the individual who through acts ...

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EditorDecember 29, 2017

See who won the popular vote for the Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2017 | Overall winner to be announced December 31st

It has taken us the larger part of the month to collate all of your votes, but we finally have ...

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EditorDecember 9, 2017

Osinbajo, Wizkid, Lola Shoneyin, Nnamdi Kanu are nominees for Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2017 – Voting starts now!

The editors of Y! – TV, Magazine & Online – today announced the shortlist for Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year ...

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Isime EseneDecember 31, 2016

The Paralympic Team is Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2016

The editorial board of Y! – TV, Magazine & Online – has announced its pick for Person of the Year 2016 ...

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Isime EseneDecember 30, 2016

Isime Esene profiles Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II: The blue-blooded maverick (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year nominee)

Wearing multiple hats and playing diverse roles may be difficult to many, but not for the Emir of Kano. Coming ...

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Isime EseneDecember 24, 2016

Elohor Omame profiles the Nigerian Paralympic team: Champions among winners (Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2016 Nominee)

The 2016 Rio Paralympic Games was an occasion to make every Nigerian proud. 23 Paralympians represented our country, delivering our ...

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Isime EseneDecember 23, 2016

Stephanie Busari profiles the Chibok girls: The girls who refused to be forgotten (Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2016 Nominee)

Even in captivity, they refused to be forgotten. Their spirits refused to die and they cried out, willing the world ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 7, 2016

The Thread: In 5 tweets, this is why Donald Trump deserves to be Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

We had already explained that Time magazine basically looks at the individual (or group of individuals) who have had the ...

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RoqeebahDecember 7, 2016

Like Hitler and Stalin, Trump is the TIME Person of The Year

Almost about anything can get the people of the world riled up so easily. Anything -from burger to the weather. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 7, 2016

Hillary Clinton won the popular vote – again – for TIME Person of the Year

After beating Donald Trump to the popular vote in the United States election, Hillary Clinton took her popularity a step ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 7, 2016

The Thread: Time names Trump ‘Person of the year’ and the knives come out

Some persons are horrified, some disappointed, some throwing bants around because Trump has been named Time’s person of the year. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 7, 2016

This is what Donald Trump tweeted about TIME in 2013

President-elect of the United States Donald Trump was on Wednesday named TIME Magazine Person of The Year 2016. But Trump ...

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AzeezDecember 7, 2016

(UPDATED) Donald Trump named TIME Magazine Person of the Year

The Times Magazine has named US President-elect, Donald Trump as the Person of the Year. Trump while responding to the ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 4, 2016

The Thread: @Yinkanubi is campaigning passionately for one YNaija Person of the Year nominee

Two days ago, the editors of Y! – TV, Magazine & Online – announced the shortlist for Y!/YNaija.com Person of the ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 31, 2015

Demola Rewaju: Dear YNaija, Goodluck Jonathan- who’s more than a hero- is my Person of the Year

At the heart of the last elections stood several issues – the proposition that Nigeria would break up was a ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 29, 2015

Bayo Oluwasanmi: The brutally insensitive, cocky and corrupt Bukola Saraki is my Person of the Year

A Yoruba proverb says “Oruko nroni,” which literally means your life is shaped by your name. The middle name – ...

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Isime EseneDecember 31, 2014

The Citizen-in-Chief: Obiageli Ezekwesili is the Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2014

by The Editors Surely, you know this, that as you celebrated Christmas on the 25th of December this year, perhaps ...

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Isime EseneDecember 31, 2014

Dr. Wilfred Okiche profiles Dr. Stella Adadevoh: She is the good doctor (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2014 Nominee)

by Wilfred Okiche For 21 years, Ameyo Stella Shade Adadevoh, consultant endocrinologist, and consummate physician reported to work every day ...

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Isime EseneDecember 27, 2014

People’s Choice: Stella Ameyo Adadevoh is voted YNaija Person of the Year 2014… editors to announce final choice 30 December

by Wilfred Okiche For 21 years, Ameyo Stella Shade Adadevoh, consultant endocrinologist, and consummate physician reported to work every day ...

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December 31, 2012

YNaija Editorial: Aliko Dangote is YNaija Person of the Year 2012… Let’s tell you why

… there is Aliko Dangote – a man who has created more wealth, expanded more economic spaces, pushed more entrepreneurial ...

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December 10, 2012

Opinion: Let me know who my own Man of the Year is

by Ayomitan Stevens Heroes also are the teachers and tutors, spread across this fair land of ours. Those patient builders ...

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October 24, 2012

Who’s your choice? Dangote, Elumelu make final list for Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2012

by Isi Esene Forbes is out with its shortlist of nominees for Person of the Year. The list includes two ...

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