Tag: YPOTY

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EditorDecember 30, 2021

Profile of ‘Nigeria’s Youth’ | YNaija Person of the Year 2021 Nominee

The great Spanish artist; Pablo Picasso once said, “the young do not know enough to be prudent and therefore they ...

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EditorDecember 30, 2021

Profile of Mo Abudu | YNaija Person of the Year 2021 Nominee

Within the entertainment business in Africa, very few (if any at all), can make boast of enjoying as much success ...

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EditorDecember 30, 2021

Profile of Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun | YNaija Person of the Year 2021 Nominee

If you ever in search of a single word to describe this personality, it will be ‘transcendent.’ Taking a cue ...

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EditorDecember 30, 2021

Profile of Hon. Justice Doris Okuwobi | YNaija Person of the Year 2021 Nominee

Honorable Justice Doris Okuwobi (Rtd.) is a highly accomplished legal practitioner, who since the start of her career has made ...

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EditorDecember 30, 2021

Profile of Dr. Akintoye Akindele | YNaija Person of the Year 2021 Nominee

A Nigerian entrepreneur and investor in the Africa tech ecosystem, Dr. Akintoye Akindele is very passionate about the development and ...

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EditorDecember 30, 2021

Profile of D’Tigress | YNaija Person of the Year 2021 Nominee

Few years ago, Basketball icon, LeBron James took a political stand against racism in the United States; leading journalist, Laura ...

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EditorDecember 30, 2021

Profile of David ‘Davido’ Adeleke | YNaija Person of the Year 2021 Nominee

As the popular saying which emphasises the importance of music goes, “music is medicine for the soul.” Nowhere in the ...

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EditorDecember 30, 2021

Profile of Abimbola Adebakin | YNaija Person of the Year 2021 Nominee

With a career spanning the length and breadth of the health sector, Abimbola Adebakin has become one of the country’s ...

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EditorDecember 30, 2021

Profile of Kamaru Usman | YNaija Person of the Year 2021 Nominee

There’s momentary greatness and there’s lasting greatness; one so immense and sure to go down in the history books. Following ...

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EditorDecember 30, 2021

Profile of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala | Nominee for YNaija Person of the Year 2021

When you speak about inspiration to women, it doesn’t get any higher than what Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala represents. A volley ...

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EditorJanuary 1, 2020

Omoyele Sowore is Y!/YNaija.com’s Person of the Year 2019

The editorial board of Y! (TV, Magazine & Online) is pleased to announce pro-democracy campaigner, rights activist and founder of ...

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December 30, 2013

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji profiles Obiageli Katryn Ezekwesili: Mummy Oby is an excellent idea (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013 Nominee)

by Iyinoluwa Aboyeji ‘Iyin, can you hear me? This is Mrs. Ezekwesili.’ I was about to board a crowded muni ...

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December 30, 2013

Tolu Orekoya profiles Tony O. Elumelu: Here’s a man with vision (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013 Nominee)

by Tolu Orekoya He is demanding and a perfectionist; a man who strives for excellence without compromise and more than ...

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December 30, 2013

Bankole Oluwafemi profiles Sim Shagaya: Sim Shagaya is not a genius (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013 Nominee)

by Bankole Oluwafemi Before I met Sim Shagaya in person, I’d heard people speak of being overwhelmed, in awe or ...

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December 30, 2013

Henry Okelue profiles Omobola Johnson: A rose among thorns (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013 Nominee)

by Henry Okelue While I waited inside a shuttle to take me to the plane that will fly me from ...

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December 30, 2013

Wilfred Okiche profiles Mike Adenuga: He looms large (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013 Nominee)

by Wilfred Okiche   Now, everyone has local stars as brand ambassadors. Mike Adenuga made it so.     The ...

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December 30, 2013

Tolu Ogunlesi profiles Aliko Dangote: Rich is but the least of it (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013 Nominee)

by Tolu Ogunlesi This has been a fantastic year for Aliko Dangote. He appeared on the Forbes Billionaires List for ...

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December 30, 2013

Joachim MacEbong profiles Bola Ahmed Tinubu: A leader’s got to do what a leader’s got to do (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013 Nominee)

by Joachim MacEbong In a political space full of divisive characters, Bola Ahmed Tinubu divides opinion like few others. As ...

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December 30, 2013

Chi Ibe profiles Akinwunmi Adesina: There is something about the man (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013 Nominee)

by Chi Ibe Imagine for a moment that Winston Churchill had taken his War Cabinet’s advice to end the war ...

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