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Op-Ed EditorFebruary 26, 2021

Lagos State Creative Industries Initiative (LACI) to empower next generation of filmmakers with free skills training

The Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has officially launched the Lagos State Creative Industries Initiative (LACI) at ...

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Op-Ed EditorFebruary 19, 2021

RadioNow creates platform for public discourse; launches multi-platform series tagged ‘Urgent Conversations’

In partnership with development consulting firm – Nextier, supported by Channels TV and RED, newly launched radio station, Radio Now ...

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Op-Ed EditorFebruary 16, 2021

‘Girls with Period Initiative’ announces WildFlower PR’s ‘Oma Areh as Board Chair

Not-for-Profit organisation, ‘Girls With Period’ has announced the appointment of PR, Media expert and TV Producer, Ifeoma ‘Oma Areh, as ...

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Op-Ed EditorFebruary 10, 2021

Nigeria to receive largest share of AU’s COVID-19 vaccine

…donation to arrive in three weeks Following MTN’s donation of US$25 million towards the African Union’s COVID-19 vaccination programme, the ...

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Op-Ed EditorFebruary 4, 2021

Facebook Marketplace rolls out in Nigeria

A destination enabling people to discover, buy and sell items Facebook today announced the launch in Nigeria of Marketplace, a ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 26, 2021

Glo propels growth in telecoms sector in Q3, 2020

Data grandmasters, Globacom, drove the growth in Nigeria’s telecommunications industry in the third quarter of 2020, according to data released ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 25, 2021

From rock bottom to CEO, Yinka Obebe bares it all on #WithChude

“The day I left the company, I left with nothing but a backpack” – CEO of Pop Central TV, Yinka ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 25, 2021

Stanbic IBTC reiterates commitment to the growth of Education in Nigeria

To commemorate the 2021 International Day of Education, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC reaffirmed its commitment to providing support and ensuring ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 6, 2021

BBC World Service announces new daily podcast for Africa; launches podcast competition in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa

The BBC World Service has announced a brand new daily news podcast for Africa, more episodes of The Comb podcast, ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 17, 2020

What’s all the fuss about Detty December?

Amid all the rancour, it is interesting that Nigerians still find a way to have fun. No wonder the country ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 13, 2020

University of Sussex to hold seminar on in Data Science or Artificial Intelligence

University of Sussex, UK’s leading research institutions will tomorrow, Monday, 14th December, 2020 hold a seminar titled ‘Launching your career ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 11, 2020

Òlòtūré, Money Heist, Love Is Blind – What Nigerians watched on Netflix in 2020

It’s been a tumultuous year, filled with uncertainty, social distancing, lockdowns and travel restrictions with Nigerians finding ways to escape, ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 11, 2020

David Garland leaves a mark on MTN Y’ello Star following his eviction

Saturday night came, and what was expected to be a beautiful save after a mesmerizing performance did not turn out ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 5, 2020

#SaturdaySpecial: Why we love Kita and the Dusty Red Road; Dada Ade and the Good Hair Fairy by Vennessa Scholtz

The covers: Dada Ade and the Good Hair Fairy cover is bright and beautiful. A blend of pastel colours, it ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 2, 2020

5 Nigerian students speak about coping with the ASUU strike

In a year that has belonged to the coronavirus, pockets of police brutality protests and new anxieties from Nigeria’s economic ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 1, 2020

#WorldAIDSDay2020: Nigerians share their experiences about living with HIV and fighting stigma

There are 1.9 million Nigerians living with HIV, according to a 2019 survey by the Joint United Nations Programme on ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 28, 2020

#SaturdaySpecial: ‘An alchemy of personal family story and untouchable myth’ | The Death of Vivek Oji

The Death of Vivek Oji is Akwaeke Emezi’s latest novel whose excerpt, courtesy of YNaija and Farafinabooks, we’re happy to ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 26, 2020

Even among stars, David Garland shines bright at MTN Y’ello Star

With a beautiful voice, soulful sound and bedazzling confidence, David Garland is fast becoming a household name in the MTN ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 16, 2020

A full realisation of ASUU’s powers may just be the game changer Nigeria’s Education sector needs

by Alabi Adewale Paul The ongoing strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is a source of ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 16, 2020

#LekkiShooting: The Nigerian Army ties a noose around its neck with its latest revelation on the saga

The Lekki Shooting heralded the end of the #EndSARS protests across the nation as the gruesome killing of the protesters ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 14, 2020

#FreeEromz: Why government must free Eromosele Adene before it becomes too late

by Alabi Adewale Paul Since the #EndSARS protests came to a halt, the Nigerian government has carried out a number ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 14, 2020

Here’s why Nigeria may end up ‘killing’ the newly launched ‘Assembled-in-Lagos’ Electric cars

by Alabi Adewale Paul Technology in Nigeria has grown in leaps and bounds over the past few years. However, most ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 14, 2020

#SaturdaySpecial: Can you solve a mystery like the Ilesanmi twins?

Some of you may be familiar with the “Are You Smarter Than a Ten-Year-Old?” challenge. Today, YNaija and Farafina bring ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 12, 2020

Chimamanda awarded Women’s Prize for Fiction ‘Winner of Winners,’ in last 25 years

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been awarded the Women’s Prize for Fiction ‘Winner of Winners’ for her novel Half of a ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 12, 2020

Here’s a call on Africa’s Amazing Voices to win US$100 000

The Time is Now to find the best voices in Africa. Online entries to Old Mutual Amazing Voices Season 2 ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 11, 2020

DStv Premium Golf Day debuts this weekend and it’s worth anticipating

With over 200,000 golfers, golf is slowly becoming a sport, not only for the elite but also, interested persons who ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 11, 2020

Lagos Business School ranked among top 40 on 2020 Better World MBA ranking

Africa’s top provider of management education, Lagos Business School (LBS) has been ranked among top 40 business schools in Corporate ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 11, 2020

Confidence Staveley: “If Nigeria is the ‘cyber-crime capital’ of the world, it could also be the cyber-security capital of the world…”

On Sunday, November 8, 2020, the CEO of the award-winning technology-solutions provider, InfoGraphics Nigeria, Chinenye Mba-Uzoukwu, a forensic investigator with ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 10, 2020

‘It was better I tried it and failed, than not to do it at all and live in regret’ – Nigerian Fashion Designer Mai Atafo tells #WithChude

On this week’s episode of #WithChude, Nigeria’s leading Fashion Designer, Mai Atafo, opens up to host and founder of Joy, ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 10, 2020

Afropolis.org gathers 90 Nigerian artistes from 30 cities at home and abroad to commemorate Chinua Achebe @ 90

Chinua  Achebe was  born  on  November  16,  1930  in  Ogidi  village,  Anambra,  Nigeria.  He meant different  things  to  different  artistes  ...

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