Tag: #TheYNaijaInterview

Ada IgboanugoMay 30, 2016

The YNaija Interview: Buhari is not yet governing Nigeria – Fayose

Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose is as opinionated as he’s controversial. The man who revels in being the ‘oldest serving ...

Isime EseneJanuary 10, 2015

#TheYNaijaInterview: I will return to television – Funmi Iyanda

by Wilfred Okiche Journalist, television host and media entrepreneur sits down with YNaija for a thoughtful, irreverent chat on a ...

Wilfred OkicheDecember 14, 2014

#TheYNaijaInterview: My job is to put a smile on peoples’ faces – Tosyn Bucknor

YNaija recently sat down in a quiet restaurant with the brilliantly zany bundle of energy that is Tosyn Bucknor and ...

Isime EseneSeptember 6, 2014

#TheYNaijaInterview: My relationship with Uti’s fine, we remain friends – Alexx Ekubo

by Wilfred Okiche As an actor, Alexx Ekubo has most often, been the best part of some disappointing films which he ...

Isime EseneAugust 25, 2014

#TheYNaijaInterview: The actor’s most important tool is the voice – Taiwo Ajai-Lycett

by Wilfred Okiche At 73 years of age, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett (OON) is as feisty as ever. A quintessential artiste, a ...

Isime EseneAugust 11, 2014

“I have not been submissive enough to men” – TV host, Vixen Ekwere speaks on #TheYNaijaInterview

by Wilfred Okiche   Television presenter and entertainment journalist Yvonne ‘Vixen’ Ekwere is one of the pioneering faces of the ...

May 18, 2014

#TheYNaijaInterview: We need to provide more incentives for local journalists – Adaure Achumba

by Wilfred Okiche     Adaure Achumba is a television news reporter and international correspondent. We sat with her and ...

May 11, 2014

#TheYNaijaInterview: Bayo Haastrup, Funmi Olurinola, Bolanle Feyita & Bunmi Oyeniyi speak on why makeup industry in Nigeria is here to stay

by Wilfred Okiche The just concluded Makeup In Nigeria Conference (MINC) was an epoch making event that gathered the biggest ...

April 27, 2014

#TheYNaijaInterview: How I went from selling shoes to becoming a Nollywood actor” – Joseph Benjamin

by Wilfred Okiche Nollywood actor and television host Joseph Benjamin has come a long way from his humble beginnings working ...

April 21, 2014

#TheYNaijaInterview: “My dad is still shattered that I’m not a lawyer” – What’s Up Africa’s Ikenna Azuike

by Wilfred Okiche Ikenna Azuike is a London based, Nigerian born entertainer and founder of the video blog What’s Up ...

April 13, 2014

#TheYNaijaInterview: My stint at Rhythm FM was a baptism of fire – Broadcaster, Wana Udobang

by Wilfred Okiche We spoke with Wana Udobang; broadcaster, blogger, writer, culture curator and all round media personality. She came ...

March 30, 2014

#TheYNaijaInterview: Why I don’t do clubs or joints – Timi Dakolo opens up

by Wilfred Okiche Timi Dakolo is gearing up for the release of his second studio album ‘Love and consequences’. We ...

March 9, 2014

#TheYNaijaInterview: “I did not give Chimamanda permission to use my lyrics” – Obiwon

by Wilfred Okiche Obiora Nwokolobia-Agu, the singer better known as Obiwon recently released his third album ‘Gold water’. He stopped by ...

February 9, 2014

#TheYNaijaInterview: “I would love to date Jocelyn Dumas or Beverly Naya” – Ehizojia Okeguale

by Wilfred Okiche   26 year old Ehizojia Okeguale was ushered into the big leagues last year when he defeated ...

February 2, 2014

#TheYNaijaInterview: My skin colour makes things more complicated – Eku Edewor

by Wilfred Okiche Eku Edewor is bubbly and full of good cheer. Considered one of the most recognisable faces on ...

January 19, 2014

#TheYNaijaInterview: If you offer me gifts to play your music, I’ll take it – Cool FM’s Dotun

by Wilfred Okiche For our interview series this week, we sat down with newly wedded On Air Personality, voice over ...

January 11, 2014

#TheYNaijaInterview: “We are telling the airlines enough is enough” – Hon. Dayo Bush Alebiosu

by Wilfred Okiche We sat down with Hon. Dayo Bush Alebiosu, Chairman House Committee on Treaties and Agreements and we ...

December 15, 2013

#TheYNaijaInterview: “I have Nigerian blood inside of me’’- Ghanian born gospel artiste Sonnie Badu

by Wilfred Okiche Ghanian born international gospel act Sonnie Badu was in Lagos recently for the RCCG’s night of worship  ...

November 17, 2013

#TheYNaijaInterview: “Brymo and Jesse Jagz’ll remain my family” – Rapper, Ice Prince opens up

by Wilfred Okiche Ice Prince Zamani is on a roll, has been for about two years now. After the success ...

November 3, 2013

#TheYNaijaInterview: “I have never hidden the identity of my daughter’s father” – Singer, Omawumi reveals

by Wilfred Okiche “You start jor, I no get time” Omawumi yells at me as she takes a break in ...

October 28, 2013

#TheYNaijaInterview: “Venture capitalism has not taken root in Nigeria. What we have are Angel investors”- Tonye Cole

by Wilfred Okiche Sahara Energy boss Tonye Cole is one of our favourite people.  A business man, preacher and father, ...

October 20, 2013

#TheYNaijaInterview: “Ranking me at the top of a best rappers list is tautology, people know already” – Rapper, Mode 9 explodes

by Wilfred Okiche We caught up with rapper Mode 9 recently and he was not shy to express himself on ...

September 28, 2013

#TheYNaijaInterview: “I won’t go the Alaba route with my music” – Singer, Ego Ogbaro

by Wilfred Okiche Ego Ogbaro found fame as the wind beneath Lagbaja’s wings. Her sonorous voice and playful nature endeared ...

September 22, 2013

#TheYNaijaInterview: ”I have only an American passport but nobody can determine my identity for me” – Tope Folarin, Caine Prize winner

by Wilfred Okiche Tope Folarin is the current winner of the Caine Prize for African writing. We caught up with ...

September 15, 2013

#TheYNaijaInterview: ”We have bastardized the National Youth Council” – Wale Ajani

by Wilfred Okiche The national youth council of Nigeria has been engulfed by a seemingly endless succession crisis for some ...

August 3, 2013

#TheYNaijaInterview: “I always thought I would be a pastor’s wife” – Tara Fela-Durotoye

by Wilfred Okiche “I am sorry I have been interviewed so many times’’ Tara Fela-Durotoye says to me almost apologetically ...

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