Tag: Yoruba

YNaijaOctober 17, 2022

2023 Elections: Fresh trouble hits Atiku over anti-Yoruba, Igbo comment; Publish names of perpetrators of oil theft or face legal action, SERAP tells Buhari | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

2023 Elections: Fresh trouble hits Atiku over anti-Yoruba, Igbo comment Nigeria’s hunger level ‘serious,’ ranks 103 out of 121 countries ...

Ado AminuAugust 23, 2021

Paternity leave is the next big thing | Here’s why it may not work with Nigerian men

The number of ways that enforced gender roles manifest in our everyday life – from the home to school, to ...

Ado AminuJuly 13, 2021

For Non-Binary Awareness Week, this commitment should be your starting point

The week starting the Sunday or Monday preceding 14 July every year since 2012 is celebrated globally as non-binary awareness ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 1, 2021

The #YNaijaEssay: Language preservation in Nigeria and the brick walls [LONG READ]

Many other languages are no longer being learned by new generations of children or by new adult speakers; these languages ...

Ado AminuFebruary 24, 2021

Surprise! Traditional African spirituality is regaining ground among young Nigerians

The first time I found out about African spirituality was not in a Social Studies class. That deliberate less than ...

Ado AminuDecember 23, 2020

Amotekun reminds us of #EndSARS in a negative way

In the din of the collective uproar of Nigerians against the brutality of Nigeria Police Force Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), ...

Chinedu OkaforMarch 7, 2019

The most valuable player in the NBA wants you all to know he is 100% Nigerian

The NBA Milwaukee bucks point forward, Giannis Antetokounmpo, also known as the Greek freak, has in fact dispelled the popular ...

Bernard DayoMarch 2, 2019

Teni made another ”funny” video insulting a white man in Yoruba and Twitter is dragging her for it

Teni’s social media presence, over time, has gravitated towards interesting chops of comedy. With skits of herself doing whatever she ...

Bernard DayoJuly 4, 2018

The BBC will host Igbo, Yoruba and Pidgin debates this Thursday and you are invited

On July 5, the BBC World service will be hosting three debates at the University of Lagos (Afe Babalola Hall) ...

SponsorNovember 23, 2017


Nigeria, with her diverse ethnic groups, has several foods delicacies that even some Nigerians are yet to try. You may ...

AzeezNovember 22, 2017

Learn Igbo, Yoruba and Hausa | Army orders personnel

The Nigerian Army has ordered its personnel to learn Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba languages. In a statement by Army spokesperson, Brigadier-General ...

AzeezAugust 26, 2017

Quit notice: We are not comfortable with the threat, OPC tells N’Delta leaders

The Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) has asked Niger Delta leaders to caution militants in the order who issued quit notice ...

AzeezAugust 14, 2017

Ignore quit notice by Niger Delta militants | PANDEF tells Yorubas, Hausas

The Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has urgd Yorubas and Hausa to ignore the quit notice issued to them by militants ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 12, 2017

N’Delta militants give Yorubas, Northerners October 1 deadline to vacate region

Niger Delta militants have reportedly asked Yorubas and Northerners resident in the region to leave before October 1, 2017. According ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 5, 2017

South-West support for Buhari unshaken – Tinubu

by Dolapo Adelana The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has assured President Muhammadu Buhari ...

AzeezMarch 20, 2017

Yoruba, Hausa traders clash in Ile-Ife not about ethnicity – FG

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government has said the recent bloody clash between Yoruba and Hausa communities in Ile-Ife, Osun ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 16, 2017

I am not that fluent in English – Toyin Aimakhu (WATCH)

by Dolapo Adelana Nollywood actress, Toyin Aimakhu says her understanding of the English Language is not as fluent as her ...

Wilfred OkicheJanuary 31, 2017

PROFILE: Why we love to hate Yemi Alade

Yemi Alade is one of the biggest pop stars working today. No major show in the country, or this side ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 10, 2016

Vera Ezimora: I’m not raising a Yoruba child

by Vera Ezimora Among my Nigerian people, in the issues concerning gender and tribe, there is covert sexism and tribalism. ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 22, 2016

Language and communication: My journey through Lagos

by Solomon Osadolo I went grocery shopping this morning and had an interesting chat with the lady who owned the ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 28, 2016

Opinion: The truth about true identity

by Adebisi Adeyemi Nigerian parents proudly say these days and with all confidence too. “Oh! My child only speaks the ...

Isime EseneAugust 15, 2016

5 reasons you can think of Jhene Aiko’s ex as a Yoruba demon

by Tolu Omoyeni Artiste, Jhene Aiko’s divorce from Nigerian-American record producer and mixing engineer, Dot Da Genius as been nothing but ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 3, 2016

5,000 OPC members ready to turn into snakes, lions to fight militants in Ogun

When over 5,000 members of the Reformed Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) stormed the Imushin community in Ogun state in several ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 12, 2016

Opinion: The Yoruba people, Ijaws and true federalism

by Shenge Rahman Akanbi The recent meeting between some Yoruba politicians in old and new Afenifere and some leaders of the ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 12, 2016

Restructuring Nigeria: ‘VP Osinbajo missed the point’ – Afenifere

Foremost Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, on Wednesday, lambasted Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for alleged saying that the call for Nigeria’s ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 11, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Falana, others want Buratai fired | Senators ready to testify against Saraki, Ekweremadu | Yoruba people will never be slaves | More

From the papers this morning- a tracklist Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana requests President Buhari to fire Army Chief Burutai ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 8, 2016

‘Utterly irresponsible, libellous and repeatedly painful’ | Kemi Olunloyo’s father describes her ‘erratic’ behavior

Father of controversial blogger, Kemi Olunloyo has publicly denounced her following her numerous unfounded attacks at him and other notable ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 8, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Aregbesola, Fayose dragged to court | Nobody can crush Biafra | 100 gunmen attack in Lagos | More

From the papers today- a tracklist Ooni of Ife wants more participation in nation building from traditional rulers Vanguard SERAP ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 7, 2016

‘Buhari is not reading the mood correctly, Nigeria’s unity is negotiable’ | Afenifere, Ohaneze disagree with Presidency

Igbo socio-cultural organisation, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and the pan-Yoruba socio-political body, Afenifere, have reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s position on ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 30, 2016

Is Ooni of Ife bringing disrepute to the throne of Oduduwa? | Nigerians have their say

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Eniitan Ogunwusi has been in the news for making series of courtesy visits since ...

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