Tag: ynaija

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

EditorNovember 14, 2017

Film Review: Forget the title, Couple’s Award is a pleasant surprise

by Wilfred Okiche To market Couple’s Award, a surprisingly decent, if linear domestic drama about the toll that the pressures ...

EditorJune 29, 2017

[The Church Blog] The #HallelujahChallenge ends today and there is a word for you

It’s been 29 exciting days of staying up till 12 AM to be a part of the Hallelujah Challenge. 29 ...

SponsorJune 12, 2017

The web service you wish you knew about sooner

“Finally, a Website you would actually use” That’s an in-house joke started by Uche Ukonu Jnr, Founder of SmallChopsNG , ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 9, 2017

The Explainer: This is why the VIO exists and what they do

On Monday, Lagos State became the second state in the country to ban vehicle inspection officers (VIO) from roads, after ...

ToluMay 1, 2017

Yemi Osinbajo, Poju Oyemade, Chioma Jesus and more – See list of 100 Most Influential People in Christian Ministry in Nigeria

In commemoration of this year’s Easter celebrations, Y!/YNaija.com and Church Culture are excited to unveil the inaugural edition of #Church100 ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 14, 2017

“I don’t believe there’s a God…” – Bisi Alimi (WATCH)

Gay activist Bisi Alimi Tuesday in an exclusive interview with YNaija said he doesn’t believe there’s a God. Alimi said ...

Isime EseneFebruary 5, 2017

“The call has gone beyond 2Baba…” | EiE Nigeria speaks to YNaija, goes ahead with protest march

by Isime Esene Enough is Enough Nigeria (EiE Nigeria) has vowed to go ahead with the planned OneVoice Nigeria protest march ...

Isime EseneJanuary 28, 2017

#InnovationSeries: No, Apps are not the answer to everything

by Ewin Okolo This feature is a part of the YNaija Innovation Special – a set of insightful stories that ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 26, 2017

Nigerians should take responsibility to end corruption – Bishop Okonkwo

The presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM), Mike Okonkwo says ending corruption in Nigeria is a collective responsibility. ...

Isime EseneJanuary 13, 2017

The YNaija Ranking: Nathaniel Bassey is number 1 on our top 10 gospel countdown

Airplay, cumulative YouTube views, church rotation, and the sterling Nathaniel Bassey brand come together to give him the inevitable Number ...

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