Author: Omoleye Omoruyi

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 5, 2021

Before Things Go South: Governors of Southern Nigeria ‘strike’ a second time | The #YNaijaCover

It’s another day, the beginning of a new week in the second half of 2021, and the Governors from Southern ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 28, 2021

BET Awards: Burna Boy cements Odogwu claim | The #YNaijaCover

It is probably time for Africa’s self-proclaimed Giant, Burna Boy, to release another album and title it “Thrice as Tall“, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 22, 2021

Malawi’s Ellen Chilemba recognised as a Kofi Annan changemaker

After dropping her Mtima Rising EP, producer and DJ Chmba, real name Ellen Chilemba, has been named among 12 exceptional ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 21, 2021

Angola’s Maria Borges models for Nine West’s statement collection

Maria Borges has appeared in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show from 2013-2017. She has also appeared in campaigns for Givenchy, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 18, 2021

Barcelona release new home strip with Ansu Fati

Spanish giants, Barcelona, have released their statement home strip for the 2021/22 season. The shirt makes use of the St. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 17, 2021

Kenya’s John Paul Mwirigi continues to show what true representation means

Honourable John Paul Mwirigi, representing Igembe South Constituency, Kenya, has sponsored the Higher Education Loans Board (Amendment) Bill (National Assembly ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 11, 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 ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 10, 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 ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 9, 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, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 7, 2021

“I feel honoured to represent black people, sexuality and women” | Supergirl Eritrean star, Azie Tesfai says in interview

American actress, Azie Tesfai, opens up about her character, Kelly Olsen in “Supergirl”, on a #CWSpotlight interview. She explains how ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 3, 2021

Here’s why Morocco’s Achraf Hakimi is the new hotcake in football

Real Madrid, Paris Saint Germain, Chelsea have all been in hot pursuit of Achraf Hakimi, one of the power players ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 2, 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 ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 1, 2021

Cameroon actor, Laura Onyama, continues to brave the storm

Four weeks ago, Laura Onyama was listed as one of the ten most influential actors in Cameroon by Nexdim Empire. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 1, 2021

The #YNaijaEssay: Language preservation in Nigeria and the brick walls [LONG READ]

Many other languages are no longer being learned by new generations of children or by new adult speakers; these languages ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 23, 2021

House of Reps to probe ‘export of over 7,000 ‘refrigerated penises’ to China’ | The #YNaijaCover

If you say “sad,” you’ll be trivialising the phenomenon. Like…“wetin concern House of Reps and penis?” Maybe we could use ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 7, 2021

It’s World Health Day 2021 and Nigerians can’t relate

“Together for a fairer, healthier world” is theme for this year’s World Health Day, but as a Nigerian, you may ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 5, 2021

YNaija Church 100: A list of the most influential Nigerians in Church | The #YNaijaCover

Welcome to church. One sure place for Christendom. Where Christ and his people interact. Where problems are solved. Where hearts ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 2, 2021

Bullheads at home: The system is to not be sure | The #YNaijaCover

The Nigerian government has extended the deadline for the ongoing national identification number (NIN) and subscriber identity module (SIM) integration ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 31, 2021

Turn by Turn: Terrorism is going South | The #YNaijaCover

The humanity in us is hardly existent. We used to be less bothered about terrorism in the North. Now, it ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 30, 2021

Sinzu’s Trip: President Buhari goes again for medical tourism | The #YNaijaCover

Across many indices, healthcare in Nigeria falls short and the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated those problems, signifying a turning point ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 29, 2021

Seyi Says: Singer stands her ground on #NigerianIdol comment | The #YNaijaCover

Nigerians are cancelling a singer – again. This will not be the first time Seyi Shay has been ‘sent to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 23, 2021

Why Nigeria’s youth must sustain activism beyond social media

Social media has formed a pseudo-reality many believe is the real deal. But, if we wanted to cause progressive change ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 22, 2021

Police violence continues unabated, the stories are piling

Many Nigerians have argued that the Nigeria Police Force learnt nothing from the #EndSARS protest. “They will wait, then return ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 18, 2021

The rape case at Covenant University proves that the genesis of rape is men

Prevalence of conversation on women’s rights to equal dignity in our public discourse may make us entertain the notion that ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 15, 2021

ASUU: Holiday is coming | The #YNaijaCover

It’s that time of the year unless you consider that the Academic Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) has changed its ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 12, 2021

No Strong Arsenal: The NSA revelation and the lack of weapons for soldiers | The #YNaijaCover

In a 2015 report by the BBC, stories of Nigerian soldiers fleeing from Boko Haram militants filled the media space. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 10, 2021

IboriVest: The ‘Ibori Loot’ is almost here, alongside questions | The #YNaijaCover

On Tuesday, March 9, 2021, the United Kingdom, through the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing was known to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 9, 2021

Why we must draw the line between ‘influencing’ and superiority complex

It’s becoming a daily phenomenon. Someone waltz into social media and tries to teach others what’s passe and what’s modern. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 3, 2021

#HaveABiteChallenge: Foodstuff, cattle dealers in Northern Nigeria open their baskets | The #YNaijaCover

The Northern Nigeria conversation as opposed to Southern Nigeria talk is up again. This time, politics is not the driver. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 10, 2021

#EndSARS and Igbos: Nigerians still don’t see divisive tactics when it is glaring

About three months since the Nigerian Army opened fire on peaceful protesters. More than three months since government thought of ...

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