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Chude JideonwoFebruary 9, 2019

How do you? | The Daily Vulnerable

Two years or so ago, I was selected for a Stanford programme for entrepreneurs. It was, of course, a prestigious ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 7, 2019

Lost | A vivid tale on Female Genital Mutilation

It was in the morning, it had not dawn yet but the ship was set to leave. I have to ...

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Chude JideonwoJanuary 26, 2019

What about the person who loved you? | The Daily Vulnerable

You are counting all the people who didn’t say yes to you, didn’t stay with you, didn’t love you the ...

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ThankGod UkachukwuJanuary 21, 2019

#2019Debate Post-Mortem: A golden opportunity missed for Atiku Abubakar

The presidential debate has come and gone but its ripples are yet to settle. The two top contenders failed to ...

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Chude JideonwoJanuary 19, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | True Prosperity

There is nothing wrong with striving to improve your life situation. You can improve your life situation, but you cannot ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 11, 2019

“Our passion is bigger than our problem…” || 7 takeaways from Adebola Williams’ speech at the ECRG Africa Summit

Adebola Williams, the chief executive officer of RED, on Wednesday, 9 January, 2019 delivered a rousing speech at the  European Conservatives and ...

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Chude JideonwoJanuary 10, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | This is why we want you to succeed

If you’re a committed reader of this newsletter, then you probably know what I know: that money doesn’t lead to ...

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Chude JideonwoJanuary 5, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Drama

I like drama. I am also naturally given to drama. And I attract a number of dramatic people to myself. ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 30, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Burna Boy, Patoranking, Seyi Shay… Look who else made the 10 Best Videos of the Year

Visuals interpret a song, bringing it to life in ways that the audio experience alone cannot quite manage. We present ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 30, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Wetin We Gain, Uyo Meyo, Heaven’s Gate…See the 10 best songs of the year

Sifting through the loads and loads of music put out during the calendar year, we made use of parameters such ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 30, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Linda Ikeji “falling pregnant,’’ Buhari’s Lazy Nigerian youth, “Miracle is my everything’’… See the 10 Worst Quotes of the Year

Somebody gag them, they need to shut it. Honestly. Arranged from least cringe worthy to most cringe worthy. “But let ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 29, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Serenade, Rendezvous, 1997… See the 10 Best Mixtapes/EP of the year.

The year was awash in excellent Eps and mixtapes with both established and upcoming stars putting in commendable effort to ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 29, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: New Money, Disguise, Date Night…See the 10 Most Disappointing Films of the Year

We present, the worst of the pile. Only films that scored a cinema release were considered for this list. Date ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 29, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Wizkid, Kemi Adeosun, Yemi Osinbajo… Look who else was involved in the biggest scandals of the year

Some of the 10 stories that made up this list were tragic and demand our collective sober reflection while some ...

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Chude JideonwoDecember 29, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | New year, new … what?

New you, yeah? Well, how has that worked for you all these years? For much of you, not very much. ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 28, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: #BergerToAjah, #ENDSARS, FIFA World Cup…See our list of 10 moments/hashtags that broke the internet

The internet loves a good buzz, something to rally round, support or be outraged about. This year had a list ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 28, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Nigerian Army on UNICEF, #JusticeForOchanya, Ambode’s filthy Lagos…10 moments that prove Nigeria is a zoo

Sometimes believing in the Nigerian project is incredibly hard. Here are 10 reasons why. In no particular order. Akwa Ibom ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 27, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Black Panther, Jamal Khashoggi murder, The Royal Wedding… 10 Moments that shook the world

These 10 events sent shock waves around the world, leaving excitement, confusion, disarray and relief in their wake. Could the ...

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EditorDecember 27, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Black Times, Oṣó, About 30… See our picks for the 10 best albums of the year

Sifting through the loads and loads of music put out during the calendar year, we made use of parameters such ...

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EditorDecember 27, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Teni, Jemima Osunde, Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin… See the top 10 Revelations of the year

Here’s to seeing more of them in the new year. Arranged in alphabetical order. Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin Through various projects like ...

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EditorDecember 26, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Billy Graham, Kofi Annan… These 10 deaths shook the world

May their souls rest in peace. This is the YNaija2018Review definitive list of globally recognised persons whose deaths shook the ...

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EditorDecember 26, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Tosyn Bucknor, Ras Kimono, Baba Sala… 10 notable deaths of 2018

May their souls rest in peace. Moses Olaiya Adejumo His parents named him Moses but he would go to the ...

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EditorDecember 26, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Children of Blood and Bone, My Transition Hours, Freshwater… See the 10 Most Notable Books of 2018

From chart-topping fantasies taking the world by storm to eyewitness accounts of a slice of Nigerian history, these are the ...

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EditorDecember 24, 2018

Atiku, Chimamanda Adichie, Davido, Kemi Adetiba are nominees for Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2018

The Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year is in its eighth year and is awarded to the individual who through acts ...

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Chude JideonwoDecember 22, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | You are not your emotions only

We speak a lot about emotions in the newsletter (The Daily Vulnerable). Because emotions are often the way we react ...

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Chude JideonwoDecember 8, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | What’s your story? 

I shared one of the most profound moments of my life with the audience of TEDx Ungwarimi, where I was ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 1, 2018

World AIDS Day: 5 ways Nigerian youth can benefit from HIV self-testing

Nigeria currently has the highest rate of new HIV infection in Africa, after South Africa and Uganda. UNAIDS reported that ...

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Chude JideonwoNovember 23, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | Nothing but the truth

Friend, ask me: “Do you care what people think about you, Chude?” My answer will be this: “On most days? ...

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Wilfred OkicheNovember 20, 2018

OBITUARY: Tosyn Bucknor defined what it means to live a full life

Nigerians all over the world woke up this morning to the sad news of the passing of Tosyn Bucknor, an ...

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Chude JideonwoNovember 17, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | Friends

Sometimes your friends will be unreasonable. Sometimes they will be annoying, they will say the wrong things, do the wrong ...

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