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Op-ed EditorJanuary 26, 2021

Nigeria’s Sparkle signs with payment experts, Network International for virtual and physical payment cards

Sparkle, a mobile-first digital ecosystem providing financial, lifestyle and business support services to Nigerians across the globe, has partnered with ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 21, 2020

Fuji music just got the attention it rightly deserves with Fuji: A Opera

by Toluwalope Omoyeni It was the juxtaposition of two unrelated elements – Fuji and opera – that caught not just ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 17, 2020

How Young Nigerians will spend Detty December

2020 has been an extraordinarily bad year, no need to recount. But with the arrival of the holiday season, attitudes ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 14, 2020

Why Tems and Omah Lay should take responsibility as Nigerians push for their freedom in Uganda

After the news of the arrest of Tems and Omah Lay for having an unauthorised concert in Uganda broke on ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 10, 2020

Members of Father Mbaka’s Adoration Ministry assault BBC reporters

A Nigerian catholic priest, Rev Fr. Ejike Mbaka  and some of his church members on Wednesday 9 December assaulted two BBC ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 22, 2020

Budweiser to gift consumers Mercedes Benz, PlayStation 5 in Smooth Kick-off Promo

Budweiser lager beer is the official sponsor of the English Premier League and the Spanish La Liga, two of the ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 16, 2020

The current hike in fuel price signals a need for the local refinement of oil products

On the 11th of November 2020, the Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 11, 2020

On the street of heartbreak | #TheYNaijaCover

As with all trends on social media, young Nigerians always have things to say. Experiences on heartbreaks and relationships fallouts ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 8, 2020

Sam Adeyemi, Mo Abudu, Lola Shoneyin, Don Jazzy, others make the list of The Future Awards Africa Prize for Service to Young People…voting starts immediately

Africa’s biggest youth awards, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), has unveiled the nominees for its only category open to public ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 5, 2020

The bullying of Rahama Sadau is sign that Nigerian women are not yet safe

by Alabi Adewale It’s hard to believe that in the year 2020, women are still being bullied to live according ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 5, 2020

#NonBinary: Let’s talk about the selective homophobia of emigrants | #Intersectional

by Adewale Alabi When queer related topics are discussed in Nigeria, many are quick to confirm that they are proud ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 4, 2020

Domestic abuse and the double closeted phenomenon in queer Nigerian relationships

by Alabi Adewale Domestic abuse in relationships often happens when there is a perceived unbalance between the people involved. Domestic ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 4, 2020

The Eastern Nigeria International Film Festival (ENIFF) 2020 kicks off this week and here’s how you can join

All is set for the inaugural edition of Eastern Nigeria International Film Festival (ENIFF). November 4 – 7, 2020.Registration is completely FREE, register at www.eniff.org/register

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Op-ed EditorNovember 3, 2020

‘Na gay dey reign’: Defiance unapologetically places Nigerian queer issues on the table

by Alabi Adewale Watching the film ‘Defiance’ by Harry Itie created a sense of realization that queer Nigerians are beginning ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2020

Nigerian soldiers have made themselves ‘assistant Jesus’ in the fight against indecent dressing

by Alabi Adewale When Nigerian youths started the #EndSARS protests, it was because the impunity of the security operatives had ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2020

NFVCB’s actions against ‘Ife’ raises questions about the future of queer content in Nigeria

by Alabi Adewale The Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood, is a multi-million naira industry with its productions widely popular amongst other ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2020

‘I was arrested multiple times for fraud,’ Toyin Subair, HiTV founder tells #WithChude

On this week’s episode of #WithChude, Media and Entertainment entrepreneur and investor, Toyin Subair, opens up to host and founder ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 1, 2020

Selective homophobia: Mastering the art of ‘unlooking’ when it involves the rich

by Alabi Adewale Nigeria is a largely homophobic country where queer people are not only faced with homophobia but have ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 1, 2020

Paedophilia, homosexuality and the Nigerian Queer Community

by Alabi Adewale According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica; Paedophilia is a psychosexual disorder, generally affecting adults, characterized by sexual interest ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2020

Big Brother Naija and its popularity as a reality television series

Big Brother is a reality television competition that is popular all around the world. Many countries have their own form ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2020

Nollywood filmmaker charges producers to churn out constructive content

Nigerian filmmaker, Adekunle “Nodash” Adejuyigbe has cautioned producers to be wary of the kind of content they dish out to ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2020

Funmi Iyanda’s ‘Public Eye’ debuts on Television this Sunday

Nigeria is bleeding. The nation is on the precipice of a revolution sparked by outrage and pain. How do we ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 30, 2020

Bold, queer and defiant: Here’s what to expect from new Nigerian film ‘Defiance’

by Alabi Adewale Documenting history properly is a key concept young Nigerians are beginning to discover as an important part ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 29, 2020

How the British introduced homophobia into Nigeria |#NonBinary #Intersectional

by Alabi Adewale Nigerian cultures often rely on oral traditions as sources of reference on their history. Oral forms of ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 29, 2020

From Nigeria’s ancient history to modern times, crossdressers and queer people have always existed | #NonBinary #Intersectional

by Alabi Adewale In Nigeria, presently, only two genders are recognized- male and female. Many are hell-bent on not recognising ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 28, 2020

“People who were not even interested in the protests sent me threats” – Amara the Lesbian reveals on #WithChude

On the final episode of a weeklong special series of #WithChude, documenting the #EndSARS protests, YouTuber and outspoken queer activist, ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 27, 2020

U.S. Consulate announces application for 2020 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

The United States Consulate General in Lagos on Monday announced a call for applications for the 2020 Academy for Women ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 31, 2020

NDDC is saving Nigerians from chaos | #YNaijaCover

The executive director of projects at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Cairo Ojougboh has revealed that Nigeria will break ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 29, 2020

Here’s how you can find the nearest Medplus Pharmacy to you

Moni is obsessed with being ready for every conceivable emergency. Her favourite saying is, “if you stay ready, you don’t ...

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