Tag: YNaija Person of the Year

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EditorDecember 31, 2017

The man is not a kid: Wizkid is Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2017

2017 was a splendid year for Nigerian musicians working at top-flight level. Following decades of grinding work and minor successes ...

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EditorDecember 23, 2017

Osagie Alonge profiles Wizkid: The real starboy (Y!/YNaija.com Person of The Year nominee)

Where do you go after a record-breaking run of breaking the barriers of popular sound? How do you reach for ...

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EditorDecember 21, 2017

Ayo Sogunro profiles Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo: The Steward-Leader (Y !/YNaija.com Person of The Year nominee)

Professor Yemi Osinbajo, the vice president of Nigeria, needs no introduction. At least, not to anyone who has kept an ...

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EditorDecember 19, 2017

The undisputed King in the North: Salihu Tanko profiles Governor Dankwambo (Y !/YNaija.com Person of The Year nominee)

The miraculous survival of Gombe Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, during the powerful Buhari whirlwind of 2015 when the ruling ...

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EditorDecember 16, 2017

Dami Ajayi profiles Lola Shoneyin: The cultural activist promoting African literature (Y!/YNaija.com Person of The Year nominee)

Lola Shoneyin is a Nigerian poet, novelist and cultural activist. One of the most influential women of our time, she ...

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EditorDecember 15, 2017

Biola Kazeem profiles Nigeria’s Bobsled team: The fearless ladies making history (Y!/YNaija.com Person of The Year nominee)

When the Winter Olympics kicks off next year in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Nigeria’s flag, for the first time ever, will soar ...

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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 EseneJanuary 31, 2017

The Nigerian Paralympic Team presented with the YNaija Person of the Year 2016 award

Paralympic gold medalists, Kehinde Paul and Bose Omolayo were at the Y!/YNaija.com office on Monday, January 30, 2017 to receive the ...

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Isime EseneDecember 30, 2016

Isioma Osaje profiles AY Makun: Man of the hour, every hour (Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2016 Nominee)

Guinness world record holder In a world where metrics like the longest kiss can get you into that good book, ...

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Isime EseneDecember 22, 2016

Fu’ad Lawal profiles Bukky Shonibare: The placard woman who makes sure we never forget (Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2016 Nominee)

It’s a new day. Take a deep breath. Think about the Chibok girls that have gone. Think about all those ...

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Isime EseneDecember 21, 2016

The man who put even optimists in the shade | Naz Onuzo profiles AY Makun, Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2016 popular vote winner

Between his sold-out comedy shows, his blockbuster film and his popular sitcom, it’s probably clear to all YNaija readers why ...

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Isime EseneDecember 21, 2016

See who won the popular vote for Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2016 | Overall winner to be announced on December 31

And we have a winner – at least for the popular vote! The Y!/YNaija.com voting for Person of the Year ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 5, 2016

Who deserves to win YNaija Person of the Year? | @ToyinO1 campaigns for the Paralympic team

In the spirit of campaign season, Lawyer and consultant, Toyin Olankanpo, is campaigning for another nominee to win the YNaija ...

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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 6, 2012

Ezekwesili? Okonjo-Iweala? Bakare? D’banj? Who will be YNaija Person of the Year 2012? Vote now!

  by Akan Ido Mimiko? Bakare? Okonjo-Iweala? D’ban’j? Who will be YNaija Person of the Year 2012? It’s that time ...

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