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EditorJanuary 26, 2021

Balogun Market, Mile12, and Computer Village… See the top 10 markets in Lagos

The presence of a market is a significant characteristic of an ever functioning society. With a population of over 14 ...

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EditorJanuary 22, 2021

Nigerian startup introduces the world’s first-ever end-to-end Marketplace and Analytics Platform

The world’s first-ever all-in-one analytics and online talent marketplace platform, Plaqad.com, is being launched in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial hub.  “Plaqad, a ...

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EditorJanuary 4, 2021

Chude Jideonwo: Why DJ Switch is the Culture Icon of 2020

I cannot forget that evening in October when a dear friend rushed into the room to show me the video ...

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EditorDecember 30, 2020

Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu (Bobi Wine) is Y! Africa Person of the Year 2020

The editorial board of Y! Africa is pleased to announce Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, as its pick for Person of the Year ...

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EditorDecember 30, 2020

‘The #EndSARS Protesters’ is YNaija Person of the Year 2020

The editorial board of Y! (TV and Online) is pleased to announce the #EndSARS Protesters comprising all campaigners, promoters, online ...

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EditorDecember 23, 2020

Kola Oyeneyin profiles Sam Adeyemi | #YNaijaPOTY2020 Nominee

Sam Adeyemi, 53 What would Jesus do? We speak of shaking tables more freely today than at any other time. ...

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EditorDecember 22, 2020

Victor Oladokun profiles Akinwunmi Adesina | Banker of Africa and #YNaijaPOTY2020 Nominee

What a year Akinwunmi Adesina has had. At the beginning of the year, it seemed that he had everything going ...

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EditorDecember 21, 2020

Ifreke Inyang profiles Israel Adesanya; the Last Stylebender | Nominee for #YNaijaPOTY2020

One of the simple pleasures of being Nigerian is watching your compatriots excel in their chosen fields. Naija to the ...

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EditorOctober 12, 2020

Fresh off #EndSARS protest, Toke Makinwa unveiled as host for The Future Awards Africa 2020; themed ‘The Age of Revolution’

For its first ever TV and Virtual event, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has announced on-air personality and one of ...

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EditorAugust 18, 2020

Anny Robert, Lex Ash, Tobbinator and more to showcase at ‘A Moment In History’

To celebrate World Photography Day on the 19th of August 2020, House of ZETA is hosting a digital exhibition titled ...

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EditorAugust 17, 2020

‘Witches’ might be a misleading title, but the drama on Yemisi Wada’s new show is real

There haven’t been that many web and television shows written and shot by Nigerians that portray women as complex, layered ...

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EditorAugust 5, 2020

Regina Daniels is monetising our collective curiosity about her life with ‘Our Circle’

There aren’t that many Nigerian celebrities who are able to capture the collective curiosity of the Nigerian consumer audience. For ...

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EditorJuly 30, 2020

Governors Okowa, Fayemi & Wike are showing Nigeria how to lead during a pandemic

Governor Nyesom Wike is in the news again. The last time he was mentioned, it was for intervening in the ...

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EditorJuly 22, 2020

‘Best Friends in the World’ takes on the petty dramas of secondary school

What would a web show set in a preppy Nigerian school look like? That is what Best Friends in the ...

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EditorJuly 21, 2020

Cynthia Erivo and Michaela Coel confirmed to headline in the BBC’s first virtual Creative Diversity Xperience

June Sarpong, the BBC’s Director of Creative Diversity, has announced that CDX will take place on 28 – 29 July. ...

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EditorJuly 21, 2020

Contrary to earlier speculations, Beyonce’s ‘Black is King’ does center African narratives

Last year, it was announced that Beyonce was joining the already phenomenal cast for the remake of the Lion King. ...

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EditorJuly 21, 2020

Governor David Umahi just sacked 1000 aides, but why did he need them in the first place?

One of the unfortunate consequences of running a democracy like the one in Nigeria is that each elected official at ...

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EditorJuly 20, 2020

#JusticeForIzu: To truly eradicate rape culture, we need structural solutions, not individual justice

A few days ago, news broke that a young man named Izu Madubueze had committed suicide. According to reports from ...

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EditorJuly 20, 2020

House Of Tacha is the latest addition to the Tacha publicity machine

What could be the strangest thing you’d expect from a Housemate? Well Tacha Akide, the Titan herself, just outweirded, out ...

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EditorJuly 17, 2020

Seyi Banigbe returns with a 3rd season of Binging With Gamechangers

There aren’t that many talk shows in Nigeria. This is somewhat counter intuitive considering how much Nigerian culture revolves around ...

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EditorJuly 16, 2020

Wilfully defaulting on your loans is no longer an option, thanks to this new CBN directive

Nigeria has a serious debt problem. It is such a pervasive problem that families will not invest in the businesses ...

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EditorJuly 16, 2020

Davido on Jimmy Fallon, Rema on Jimmy Kimmel, maybe the pandemic has a silver lining

Until the Coronavirus pandemic began and disrupted the media industry, we took for granted just how many people it took ...

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EditorJuly 15, 2020

Damilola Mike Bamiloye is furthering the family ministry with ‘Abbatoir’

Who would have thought that the next big show runner on Youtube would be Damilola Mike Bamiloye, son of veteran ...

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EditorJuly 15, 2020

Nearly 5 million people applied for Batch C of the N-Power scheme this year

the moment it was confirmed that indeed, contrary to rumours and false information, Nigerians were indeed susceptible to the Coronavirus, ...

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EditorJuly 14, 2020

Though the Eti-Osa Isolation centre is closing, YPO is still committed to contributing its quota to improving healthcare in Nigeria

In an effort to help the community the Young President Organisation (YPO) Lagos Chapter approached the Lagos State Government and ...

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EditorJuly 14, 2020

Comic Republic is leading Africa’s triumphant march into the comic book universe

Comic books were a staple of our lives in the millennial 90’s. They introduced us to the first superheroes, showed ...

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EditorJuly 14, 2020

On the 60th anniversary of Independence, a new non-fiction novel from Cassava Republic revisits our colonialist past

In a few months, Nigerians in the country and across the world will gather to celebrate the 60th anniversary of ...

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EditorJuly 13, 2020

Cleopatra Williams takes on Reality TV with her YouTube debut

Actor and comedian Steven Chuks has spent the last two years steadily building a repertoire of characters with robust backstories ...

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EditorJuly 13, 2020

356 Nigerian soldiers allegedly resigned in the middle of active duty, this should worry you

Unless you don’t follow the news, then you must have come across one of the many reports of disgruntled military ...

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EditorJuly 10, 2020

With 150 vaccines in development & 19 in clinical trials, there is real progress in ending Covid19

Eight months into the region outbreak that has escalated into a global pandemic, the true mental toll of living in ...

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