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Three takeaways from the #June12Protests

With the escalating tensions in the country arising from security breakdown, insurgency, food inflation, rising unemployment and, of course, the ...

Counter Culture Blog,June 14, 2021

‘Charge and Bail’, ‘Superstar’ – here’s the 2021 movie slate from Inkblot Productions

Following a blockbuster 2020 which saw the releases of  Who’s The Boss, Quam’s Money and D.O.D – Day of Destiny, ...

The Media Blog,June 11, 2021

Rema is all about sex in the visuals for new single ‘Soundgasm’

In anticipation for Rema‘s debut album, of which we have no detail about, the Mavin golden boy has dropped another ...

Blogs,June 11, 2021

Arise TV Interview: “IPOB is just a dot in the circle” | 4 things President Buhari said about the South East and nepotism in appointments

For political watchers in Nigeria, it is common knowledge that President Muhammadu Buhari has been described by aides and party ...

Blogs,June 10, 2021

#NigerianIdol: Here are the 5 best acts poised to become your Music Idol

This week’s episode of the Nigerian Idol was a bit unusual compared to previous episodes. From the fact that Mr. ...

Reality TV,June 13, 2021

#NigerianIdol: The Fela-themed week. Hit or miss?

Answering the question of whether this week’s theme for Nigerian Idol was a hit or miss is is subject to ...

Reality TV,June 6, 2021

Shocker as 16-year-old Beyoncé bids farewell to #NigerianIdol

On Nigeria Idol this week, the top six contestants were announced and unfortunately for 16-year-old Beyoncé, she was not listed ...

Reality TV,June 6, 2021

#TheVoiceNigeria: Naomi Mac poised to emerge winner of Season 3?

The Voice Nigeria Season 3 entered a new phase today; The Battles, where contestants who had qualified from the last ...

Reality TV,June 5, 2021

#PrideMonth: The Sacristy, Sex and Sexuality; A personal essay on self-acceptance

By Marian Nwakolo Growing up, I was the child who dragged her parents to school to fight the management for ...

Non-binary Blog,June 10, 2021

What it means when we tell LGBT+ Nigerians: “Keep it to yourselves, no one cares”

If you have ever had the strength to challenge a Nigerian to a discourse on their complacency in the systemic ...

Non-binary Blog,June 10, 2021

We can learn a thing or two about slut-shaming from Tiwa Savage and Seyi Shay

There is power in language we often fail to recognise because of how easily language seems to come to us. ...

Non-binary Blog,June 8, 2021

#PrideMonth: Introducing ‘Loving in Colour – The Heart of Defiance’ | A #YNaijaSpecial

By Ayodele Olofintuade When Non-binary writer, Ado Aminu approached me to collaborate with YNaija to curate this year’s Pride Month ...

Non-binary Blog,June 7, 2021

KØKØ is the new Afrobeats artiste you should know about

KØKØ’s debut EP Akira may have slipped through the cracks when it was released back in January, but it’s still ...

Next Rated,June 14, 2021

Ayra Starr travels to the future in sultry visuals for ‘Sare’

It was back in January that Don Jazzy announced the signing of Ayra Starr to his Marvin empire, the 18-year-old ...

Next Rated,June 10, 2021

Moshfire on her debut EP ‘Pyrokinesis Vol. 1’ and being a pop outlier

Navigating the music industry as an emerging artiste can be difficult, more so when they are breaking away from popular ...

Next Rated,June 5, 2021

YNaija Next Rated: Discover Jason Nkanga, Naya Akanji, Straffitti, RnB Princess, and Droxx

YNaija’s Next Rated is still geared towards spotlighting undiscovered, under-the-radar artistes in Nigeria, regardless of music genres, or bring up ...

Next Rated,May 31, 2021

Denrele Edun discusses being an outcast and bullied for his personality on #WithChude

This week’s episode of #WithChude featured Adenrele Oluwafemi Edun, popularly known as Denrele. In this exclusive interview with host Chude ...

Extra,June 15, 2021

Gbajabiamila, Saraki, Dakuku Peterside, Simon Kolawole, Banky W, Seun Awogbenle, Others for Dialogue on Nigeria’s Vision

Youth advocate, Seun Awogbenle has disclosed that the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Former Senate ...

Extra,June 14, 2021

Live life to the fullest, the Fidelity Bank way

Eleanor Roosevelt rightly opined, ‘the purpose of life is to live it, to taste and experience it to the utmost, ...

Sponsored,June 12, 2021

Lariano unveils tracklist for debut EP ‘Hyphenate’

In January 2021, emerging Nigerian Afrobeats and Afro-norteño singer/songwriter Lariano had a minute play of Symphony on Clubhouse, an unreleased ...

Extra,June 12, 2021

Nigeria may break up in 2022, ECOWAS sets date for suit against FG | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory that make up Nigeria, these are the top news that should ...

Rankings,June 15, 2021

Scientists invent 30-minute COVID detector, Adesanya defends UFC title | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Here are the top news stories you shouldn’t miss across Nigeria’s 36-state federation and capital. New device could detect COVID-19 ...

Rankings,June 14, 2021

Wizkid’s level, Masterclass on fainting, 33k Uber fee | Funny posts we saw from Nigerians today

Every day Nigerians take to social media to have a good laugh. Here are some of the posts that had ...

Rankings,June 11, 2021

FG abandons Twitter for Koo, CBN to launch its own cryptocurrency | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the top stories you should not miss. FG declares ...

Rankings,June 11, 2021

United African Republic: Origin of ‘Alkebulan’ and 15 countries that once had a name change

Following the commencement of zonal public hearings by both houses of the National Assembly as part of preparations for a ...

Blogs,June 3, 2021

#YNaijaSpecial: IPOB’s demand for a referendum

ENUGU, Nigeria – Located at the centre of Umuahia, is Afara Ukwu, the home of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of ...

Specials,June 1, 2021

#YNaijaSpecial: The rise of Eastern Security Network (ESN) | #BiafraRemembranceDay

ENUGU, Nigeria – In August last year, when Nwanedi Njoku arrived at her farmland located in the outskirts of Owerri, ...

Specials,May 31, 2021

#BiafraRemembranceDay: 54 years after, scars of the war still haunt victims | A #YNaijaSpecial

“If we had achieved a Biafran state, we would have been better than today. Our economy would have been stronger ...

Specials,May 30, 2021

Film Review: Is ‘Seven’ RMD’s big Liam Neeson moment?

Hollywood star, Liam Neeson enjoyed a lucrative career resurgence in 2008 when Taken, a pulpy B-list actioner in which he ...

Blogs,May 31, 2021

How to talk to God | Review of BB Sasore’s God Calling

There are few things subtle about God Calling, a faith-based drama in which a non-believing housewife is literally arrested by ...

Blogs,May 2, 2021

‘Glamour Girls’ remake will be written, directed and produced by women. Here’s why it matters

Prolific producer Charles Okpaleke has been about Nollywood dominion. After the well-received sequel of occult horror Living in Bondage in ...

The Cutting Floor,March 3, 2021

La Femme Anjola, Eagle Wings, The Razz Guy, The Therapist – Nollywood movies out in cinemas this March

The King of Boys sequel is out this year as a Netflix original, and Kemi Adetiba just recently released a ...

Blogs,February 28, 2021

The most notable markets in Ebonyi

Ebonyi is predominantly an agrarian state. It was one of the six states created in 1996 and has grown phenomenally ...

CifromRED,June 15, 2021

The best shopping centres in Kogi

One of the most interesting things about Kogi is that it is the only state in the country that borders ...

CifromRED,June 11, 2021

These are the most popular billboards in Abuja

Interestingly, before billboards became a phenomenon, some city planners, experts and consumers argued that they could distract drivers and cause ...

CifromRED,June 10, 2021

The go-to fresh-food markets in Katsina

Katsina is a State in North-western Nigeria and borders Kaduna, Zamfara, Kano, and Jigawa States.  It also borders the Republic ...

CifromRED,June 9, 2021

South Africa’s Zamani Mbatha stars in Netflix original dance series, JIVA!

Zamani Mbatha (born in KwaMashu, Northwest Durban on April 7, 1998) is a South African actor. He is best known ...

Africa 500,June 11, 2021

Netflix acquires two films by Cameroon actress, Syndy Emade

About a month ago, Netflix acquired two Cameroon movies “Broken” and ”A Man For The Weekend”. The actress broke the ...

Africa 500,June 10, 2021

Abijako Taofeek’s Head of State is the youth culture brand telling amazing stories

Abijako’s life started in Lagos, Nigeria, but obviously did not continue there. He had watched his dad, a fashion designer, ...

Africa 500,June 9, 2021

Namibia’s Emma Theofelus continues to inspire Africa’s young generation

On Monday, May 31, 2021, Emma Theofelus joined Windhoek Charity in partnership with Coca-Cola Namibia to hand over sanitary pads ...

Africa 500,June 2, 2021
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