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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 26, 2019

4th Republic star, Kate Henshaw and Ferdy Adimefe share thrilling political experience with thought leaders at Thursday Talks Lagos

It was an insightful moment at the April edition of Thursday Talks, the monthly conversation with thought leaders, change agents ...

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SponsorMarch 21, 2019

Towards bridging the gap to adequate healthcare, Community Health Support Scheme to hold 2-day medical outreach in Makoko

Community Health Support Scheme (CHSS), a volunteer-based project that advocates, creates awareness and offers charitable deeds to promote the cause ...

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SponsorMarch 18, 2019

Rue14 Studios’ stage play ‘High’ is the next big thing on teenage drugs and substance abuse

‘High’ tells the story of a group of teenage friends on holiday from their separate boarding schools. Even though they ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 12, 2019

Obituary: Pius Adesanmi, the public intellectual

“If I take the wings of the morning and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, even there your ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 1, 2019

The struggle continues: Statement by Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, Presidential candidate of the YPP on the February 23rd elections

I was very saddened by the loss of lives to various acts of violence during the February 23 presidential election ...

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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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SponsorFebruary 11, 2019

So you’ve been looking for the tastiest seafood boil? Issa Feast Feast!!! – Roma & Veuve!

On Sunday, February 3rd, 2019, Roma Lagos, the first ever Roman-inspired luxury restaurant/lounge in Lagos, located at 31A Admiralty Way, ...

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SponsorFebruary 1, 2019

Abdul-Qudus Ibrahim picks N1m prize as Beeta Playwright Competition (BPC) ends in grandstyle

It was Beeta Universal Arts Foundation’s (BUAF) grand finale for its second Beeta Playwright Competition (BPC), led by award winning ...

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SponsorJanuary 29, 2019

Here’s all you should know about the #AmuwoDecides 2019 political debate

The 2nd edition of #AmuwoDecides is here again as Festaconline, a hyperlocal media brand (Festaconline.com.ng) with support from various organisations ...

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EditorJanuary 29, 2019

“Our mandate hasn’t changed, neither has our dream” – Omowale David-Ashiru lets us in on Andela’s Series D funding

Editor’s Note: In 2018, YNaija was granted the rare opportunity to profile Andela Nigeria, the Nigerian arm of a global ...

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SponsorJanuary 23, 2019

Beeta Universal Arts Foundation announces Grand Finale of the 2nd BEETA Playwright Competition

Beeta Universal Arts Foundation (BUAF) led by the award winning actress and producer Bikiya Graham-Douglas is pleased to announce the ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 19, 2019

The funniest tweets we saw from women this week

In Buhari’s Nigeria, laughter has been the fuel that has kept us going – a coping mechanism. And on the ...

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SponsorJanuary 7, 2019

Civic Monitor launches Know-Your-Candidates tool to help voters compare presidential candidates

Civic Monitor, a civil society organisation driving a new wave of engagement in the democratic process, today unveiled its Know-Your-Candidates ...

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SponsorDecember 11, 2018

Here’s why you need to be at Laughfest, the variety show and fundraiser for the fight against Malaria

The Joyful Joy Foundation presented Laughfest for the first time in Lagos, last year, to a great turn out and ...

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SponsorDecember 10, 2018

Anticipate! The 2nd edition of Christmas Village is Back!

From Saturday 22nd to Monday 24th December, the much anticipated Christmas Village is set to hold at Landmark Beach Front, ...

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SponsorDecember 7, 2018

Attend ‘Startup Grind Lagos,’ the Free End of Year Party for Entrepreneurs you don’t want to miss

Startup Grind Lagos will be treating entrepreneurs and employees of small businesses to a party, this month of December. 2018 ...

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SponsorNovember 1, 2018

Thought-provoking stage play, “Our Son the Minister” returns to theatres and we are excited

Beeta Universal Arts Foundation presents its second showing of the stage play “Our Son the Minister” written by Paul Ugbede, directed ...

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SponsorMarch 28, 2018

Save the date! The Lagos Leather Fair 2018 set to hold in May

The second edition of The Lagos leather fair, a leather networking platform founded by Femi Olayebi is scheduled to hold ...

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EditorMarch 23, 2018

British Council partners YNaija to launch West Africa Arts Exchange 

British Council in partnership with YNaija.com has launched the West Africa Arts Exchange (WAArtsExchange), a community of the talented artists from West Africa and arts lovers across the ...

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Chinedu George NnawetanmaMarch 16, 2018

Not-too-young-to-run: Why the Nigerian Youth Are Not Yet Ready for Leadership

The 2019 Nigerian general election is less than a year away and preparations are predictably in top gear for the ...

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Wilfred OkicheMarch 12, 2018

Film Review: Disguise is so bad, you will want your time (and money) back

What do men want? What do women want? These two, seemingly innocuous questions have bothered the great thinkers for the ...

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Usman AlabiFebruary 21, 2018

#BeforeTheRainsCome: Only proactive steps from state governments, agencies will prevent flooding

Over 110,000 people in 24 communities were displaced by floods as a result of high rainfall in Benue last year, ...

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Wilfred OkicheFebruary 4, 2018

#Rotterdam2018: I, Tonya is buoyed by its careful explorations of complexities of victimhood

The rise and fall of Tonya Harding, the gifted American figure skater and would be contender who squandered two chances ...

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tosin adesinaFebruary 2, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] This minister flew his dog to Italy for treatment while teachers can barely feed

How can Africa progress when men like Gilbert Bawara are allowed into positions of leadership? Leadership has been the bane ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 2, 2018

[The Film Blog] We need to talk about the Oscar-nominated “Dunkirk” and its exclusion of women

I’m on a must-watch Oscar movies marathon. The idea is very simple: I try to watch all the films nominated ...

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Ibeleogute IbodengJanuary 11, 2018

Opinion: If we will achieve sustainable development this year, then we have to make education a top priority

I have heard people lament about how education is boring, strenuous and less useful to the current realities of the times. What ...

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EditorJanuary 3, 2018

Chimamanda Adichie, Banky W, Toke Ibru, others make YNaija inaugural #Woke100 List

In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in ...

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EditorDecember 13, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] If we dragged a gay or transgender person to Jesus for judgement today, what would Jesus do?

It is not often that we get someone as read Chude Jideonwo give an extensive, exhaustive examination of our attitudes ...

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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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Wilfred OkicheNovember 21, 2017

Obituary: Alex Ekwueme: Thinker, Lawyer, Architect, Statesman

On Sunday 12, November 2017, weeks after turning 85, politician and elder statesman, Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, GCON was transferred from ...

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