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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 10, 2020

Decentralisation of the Police, Rigging patterns at elections…5 learning points from #ThursdayTalks Lagos

“Despite Nigeria’s enormous population, she is one of the most under-policed nations in the world.” Journalist, David Hundeyin welcomed participants ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 6, 2020

‘The more dysfunctional a system is, the more the need for intentional journalism’ | Hot takes from #ThursdayTalks

“The job of a journalist is to hold people in power responsible; to hold a mirror to society,” Kadaria Ahmed’s ...

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EditorJuly 6, 2020

Femi Adelusi Emerges new president of MIPAN 

Following the expiration of the tenure of Dr. Ken Onyeali Ikpe’s administration, Femi Adelusi has emerged as the President of ...

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EditorJune 30, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: The Future is Fluid

Fluidity is the core of our spectacularly multiple experiences and existences. If life is a one-dimensional spectrum, its only extremes ...

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Ado AminuJune 25, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: Queer Muslims Need Allies, Not Saviours

  “We are able to have a safe space where we can discuss equality for LGBTQ+ Nigerians, which is a ...

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Edwin OkoloJune 23, 2020

On Passing: Bobrisky and the role of trans people in queer liberation

In January 2017, I began to run the Sexuality Blog on YNaija. The premise was simple: YNaija was pivoting towards ...

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CS LozieJune 22, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: ‘Bearded Mouth’ by CS Lozie

In primary school, I had this teacher. I don’t remember her name but if you ask me to close my ...

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Damilare FalowoJune 18, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: ‘Warmer Maths’ by Dare Falowo

1 The first skill we often learn to cultivate in the middle of chaos is the ability to shapeshift. To ...

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Logan FebruaryJune 17, 2020

FULL TRANSCRIPT: Romeo Oriogun, in conversation with Logan February (via Zoom)

Logan February Hey Romeo! Thank you for agreeing to do this, and thank you for taking the time. I really ...

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Logan FebruaryJune 17, 2020

On Queer Privilege and Music in Sacrament of Bodies: Romeo Oriogun, in conversation with Logan February

(The following is an excerpt from a Zoom conversation between Nigerian poets, Oriogun and February, from Iowa, USA, and Lagos, ...

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Edwin OkoloJune 16, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: In conversation with Stephen Tayo

As a multidisciplinary artist working out of Nigeria, it has taken three short years for visual artist, Stephen Tayo to ...

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Edwin OkoloJune 15, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: In conversation with Dandelion Eghe Eghosa

Dandelion Eghosa is a non-binary visual artist who works out of Africa and explores queer themes through multi-media art that ...

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Logan FebruaryJune 5, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: ‘There is Hope’, A Note from the Guest Editor, Logan February

For much of our recent past, the year 2020 was held as a symbol of futurism in collective imagination. We ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 12, 2020

The Bishop Kukah Controversy – YNaija Cover | 12th February 2020

The last one month appears to have been horrible for citizens in major parts of the North(ern part of Nigeria) ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 11, 2020

“We know what the streets are saying” | RED launches new direction with consulting and cultural intelligence focus

RED | For Africa, the company with the largest number of youth-focused media brands on the continent, has unveiled its ...

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SponsorDecember 23, 2019

Chigul, Kaylah Oniwo, Joe Abdallah & more turn up at Bland2Glam’s 7th Anniversary Beach Party – PHOTOS

Nigeria’s Leading Jewelry brand, Bland2Glam, recently celebrated its 7th anniversary and new men’s jewelry line and tee-shirt line, by throwing ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 10, 2019

‘Nigeria is not just your heritage, it is your legacy.’| Top talking points from @DebolaLagos’ #ThursdayTalksLagos chat

It is believed that ‘1 in every 3 Nigerians want to leave the country for foreign shores.’ To examine creative ...

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SponsorNovember 20, 2019

The largest gathering of SMEs in Nigeria, at the BusinessDay Top 100 Fastest Growing SMEs Awards ceremony

The 2nd edition of the BusinessDay Top 100 Fastest-Growing SMEs Award ceremony is an event to watch out for this ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 19, 2019

Wema Bank partners YNaija and The Future Project to present YTECH 100 2019

Wema Bank and The Future Project in collaboration with YNaija will be hosting and celebrating the brightest and the best ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 16, 2019

We intend to be Africa’s gateway to engage the youth – RED CEO, Adebola Williams

Adebola Williams, the Group CEO of RED, has emphasized the company’s vision to galvanise Africans in taking action, explaining that ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 24, 2019

RED Co-Founders, Chude Jideonwo and Adebola Williams to receive YouWIN! Connect Award of Excellence

The Co-Founders of RED | For Africa, Chude Jideonwo and Adebola Williams, are set to receive the YouWIN! Connect Award ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 9, 2019

Omawumi, Nancy Isime, Chigul, Eku Edewor, Chioma Akpotha, Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva, others attend grand finale of ”The Wives”

Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva, Omawumi, Nancy Isime, Chigul, Eku Edewor, Chioma Akpotha, were among the personalities at the grand finale of ...

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EditorAugust 15, 2019

‘The Wives’ returns with Kate Henshaw, Jide Kosoko, Shaffy Bello, and Lala Akindoju this September

Kate Henshaw, Jide Kosoko, Shaffy Bello, Lala Akindoju, Binta Ayo Mogaji and Toyin Oshinnaike will feature in ‘The Wives,’ a ...

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SponsorAugust 8, 2019

Photowaka Africa presents World Record Breaking 6th Photo Walk

 PhotoWaka Africa has scheduled a photo walk in Lagos on August 17 with more than one thousand participating photographers, content ...

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Reuben AbatiJuly 6, 2019

Reuben Abati: Rape and the Senior Pastor of COZA

COZA is the acronym of a church in Abuja, Nigeria, known as the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly. It is one ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 5, 2019

Thought leaders at Thursday Talks Lagos underscore the need for Nigerians to embrace advocacy in their individual spaces

When the late mountaineer and philanthropist, Edmund Percival Hillary remarked that “People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish ...

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SponsorJune 25, 2019

The Thai Buffet dinner and games night is here and we are excited

Lekki Republic in conjunction with Roklove Solutions presents to you, Thai and Dice, a Thai Buffet Dinner and Games night. ...

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SponsorJune 21, 2019

RED | For Africa C.E.O., Adebola Williams to speak at the Leap Masterclass

Adebola Williams is the Group CEO of RED For Africa. A pioneer at the intersection of media, democracy and social ...

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Temidayo 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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