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What you need to know about Netflix’s first African reality series ‘Young, Famous & African’

Netflix has been strengthening its foothold in the African market since the streamer announced back in 2018 that it was ...

The Media Blog,June 23, 2021

The dance moves you should expect to see on Netflix’s South African series ‘Jiva’

Jiva — Netflix’s highly anticipated fifth original series out of Africa — is almost here. Announced for the first time ...

The Media Blog,June 22, 2021

Disney is releasing an African animated series ‘Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire’ in 2022

In the last of couple of years, Disney as a media behemoth has been consolidating on efforts towards expanding its ...

The Media Blog,June 21, 2021

Ibejii explores identity, resilience and freedom in visuals for ‘Gonto’

Over years now British-Nigerian Afro-retro/Soul artiste, Ibejii, has been plumbing the depths of his Yoruba heritage, fusing African percussions, rhythms ...

The Music Blog,June 18, 2021

#BBNaijaReunion: The 5-second round, Fellatio under the sheets, BBN ladies are owning their sexuality

On this episode of the Big Brother Naija Reunion show, a lot was said, as expected. The conversations were however, ...

Reality TV,June 22, 2021

#BBNReunion: The housemates may have crossed the line with their words tonight

The Big Brother Naija Reunion show was packed with serious punches tonight, as everyone involved in the conversation crossed the ...

Reality TV,June 21, 2021

#NigerianIdol: Kingdom comes through in the clutch

The Nigerian Idol season 6 aired its 13th episode last night, and for fans of the show, it’s hard not ...

Reality TV,June 21, 2021

#NigerianIdol: Is Comfort truly deserving of a top four spot?

On Nigerian Idol last Sunday, the list of finalists was cut down by a spot with the show entering the ...

Reality TV,June 21, 2021

#PrideMonth: Validating queer love in the ‘closet’

Amplifying LGBTQ voices have been part of YNaija’s content ethos since 2017. And with this year’s Pride themed as Loving ...

Non-binary Blog,June 23, 2021

#WorldHumanistDay: Saving Nigeria is everyone’s business including the irreligious

On paper, Nigeria is a secular state. A budding multi-ethnic, multi-religious and multi-cultural democracy brimming with potential. We have the ...

Non-binary Blog,June 22, 2021

#PrideMonth: Non-Binary Chat discusses pointers in building your own affirming family as a queer person

Picture this: a friendship of 22 years dissolves into, “Just to be safe, I will sleep in the parlour.” Just ...

Non-binary Blog,June 21, 2021

#PrideMonth: Boihood; Personal Triumphs of Being in Community With Bois

By Alexandra Maduagwu Boi has a variety of meanings. For this piece, which relates to masculine women or women-aligned people, ...

More,June 19, 2021

PsychoYP feels on top of the world in blissful new single ‘Euphoria’

PsychoYP is arguably trap’s most visible correspondent in Nigeria, garnering goodwill across hip hop fandoms. In his latest single Euphoria ...

Next Rated,June 21, 2021

Jahblend is the fresh prince of Nigerian dancehall

In today’s overcrowded music landscape where individuality is dwindling, Lagos-based dancehall/reggae artiste Jahblend is worth noticing. On SoundCloud, where he’s ...

Next Rated,June 19, 2021

Gyakie delivers summer vibes on visuals for ‘Whine’

Referred to as the Queen of the Gold Coast in her home country Ghana, where her debut EP Seed was ...

Next Rated,June 18, 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

iNOVO Accelerator Programme: How UK-Nigeria Tech Hub is creating a pipeline of growth for early-stage Nigerian startups

Designed to empower 10 early-stage Nigerian startups that are solving challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, in January 2021, the ...

Sponsored,June 23, 2021

Trendupp Awards 2021 Nominees Reception: Aproko Doctor, ThisThingCalledFashionn, Erica, IfysKitchen, Olorisupergal, Sisi Yemmie, others attend

Reality TV Star, Natacha Akide popularly known as “Symply Tacha”, Pamilerin Adegoke, Streetchurch, Sisi Yemmie, Fisayo Fosudo, Olorisupergal, Aproko Doctor, ...

Sponsored,June 23, 2021

Automated Savings App you must have in Nigeria to learn saving

Saving is a reliable way to enjoy financial security in life. For some, saving comes naturally maybe because they learnt ...

Extra,June 23, 2021

Ayo Animashaun reveals challenges in his 27-year career in the entertainment industry on #WithChude

On this weeks’ episode of #WithChude, Entertainment entrepreneur and Television executive, Ayo Animashaun, discusses the struggles and battles he has ...

Extra,June 22, 2021

Ex-Rep Farouk Lawan jailed for 19 years, ‘Zamfara home to highest number of poor Nigerians’ | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top news stories you shouldn’t miss. Zamfara ...

Rankings,June 23, 2021

Buhari gives approval for 4 new varsities, Google to support African startups with $6m funding programmes | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Buhari approves establishment of four new specialised varsities President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of four new universities specialised ...

Rankings,June 22, 2021

Policeman goes on killing spree in Enugu, 14.3m Nigerians abuse drugs | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states, here are five top stories you shouldn’t miss out on: 14.3 million Nigerians abuse drugs — ...

Rankings,June 21, 2021

Bandits abduct scores of students in Kebbi, Buhari pays tribute to Kenneth Kaunda | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the Nigerian nation today, these are the top news stories that should not escape your attention. Bawa: EFCC has ...

Rankings,June 18, 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 7 most prominent markets in Ibadan for your clothing needs

Ibadan, Oyo State’s large capital, is home to a variety of prominent markets that attract thousands of buyers daily. Many ...

CifromRED,June 23, 2021

The 7 best markets to visit in Gombe

Gombe State, with Gombe as its capital, is one of Nigeria’s 36 states. In October 1996, the Abacha military regime ...

CifromRED,June 22, 2021

The most popular markets in Nasarawa

Trading is a lifestyle in Nigeria. Wherever Nigerians populate, anyone should expect interesting and wild negotiations and transactions – and ...

CifromRED,June 21, 2021

The most popular billboards in Enugu

Enugu has always shown promise for commercial activities. This development has brought about the urbanisation of the State, which, in ...

CifromRED,June 18, 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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