Category: Blogs

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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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SponsorJanuary 22, 2021

Grammy®️ award-winning sensation, DJ Khaled is International Host for MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA); Kampala 2021

Grammy® Award-winning global sensation, DJ and record executive, DJ Khaled, who is best known for his hip hop and R&B hit ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 19, 2021

Burna Boy’s ‘Destiny’ selected for Biden-Harris inauguration playlist

With the inauguration of presidential-elect Joe Biden and vice president-elect Kamala Harris on the horizon (tomorrow, January 20, 2021), no ...

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SponsorJanuary 19, 2021

Africa Magic’s Tinsel set to air 3000th episode

Africa Magic’s longest-running TV series, Tinsel, will air its 3000th episode on Thursday, January 21. The show which launched in ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 19, 2021

The accounts of #ENDSARS protesters still frozen proves that we are in an oppressive regime

Three months after Nigerians showed nationwide demonstrations against police brutality with the #ENDSARS movement, leading to the government freezing bank ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 18, 2021

Can Yvonne Orji’s upcoming comedy series ‘First Gen’ break out of Nigerian stereotypes?

Yvonne Orji isn’t slowing down in pursuing personal projects. According to reports, the Insecure star is developing a comedy series ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 15, 2021

There’s still a soot crisis in Port Harcourt and how can we stop it?

On Sunday, a tweet went viral from user @GbemmyG in Port Harcourt showing her AC filters coated in soot, which ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 14, 2021

Muslim group asking Bishop Kukah to leave Sokoto paints Muslims as intolerant

Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah in his Christmas message of last year accused President Buhari of nepotism, ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 13, 2021

There’s a social media shutdown in Uganda ahead of its presidential election

Ahead of Uganda’s presidential and parliamentary elections on Thursday that pits the enduring incumbent Yoweri Museveni against opposition frontrunner and ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 11, 2021

Tunde Kelani’s new short film ‘To Live Again’ addresses the trauma of a teenage rape survivor

Trigger warning: drug-assisted rape In Tunde Kelani’s new short film To Live Again, a teenage girl reckons with her rape ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 8, 2021

Watch the video of Wizkid’s ‘Ginger’ featuring Burna Boy

Piggybacking off making it to the Billboard World Album chart for a second time with Made In Lagos, his fourth ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 7, 2021

The 2021 Grammys postponed is a reminder that the coronavirus is still with us

In predictable fashion, the 2021 Grammys has been postponed over concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. Initially slated to ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 7, 2021

The Capitol invasion and #ENDSARS protests have one thing in common: complicity of the police

The world is still reeling in shock from pro-Trump supporters invading the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, and disrupting the counting ...

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SponsorJanuary 7, 2021

Gospel star Prospa Ochimana reveals how he produced some of his best work on credit

Rising gospel star, Prospa Ochimana, who gained national eminence with the release of his single ‘Ekwueme’, disclosed to host of ...

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Ado AminuJanuary 6, 2021

Nigeria is too poor a country for the amount of ‘poverty shaming’ that goes unchecked

If anybody knows the human behind the famous meme showing a person lying face down on a bare mattress with ...

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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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Bernard DayoJanuary 6, 2021

Burna Boy performs ‘Way Too Big’ on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’

Burna Boy made an appearance on American talk show Late Night With Seth Meyers yesterday, performing the anthemic Way Too ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 28, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Messi talks about Neymar and his need for a psychologist

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi who rarely airs his opinions had the most personal interview we have seen of him with ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 23, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Messi makes a case for football GOAT as he overtakes Pele

Lionel Messi since the start of his career in Spanish club Barcelona has been nothing short of phenomenal. His impression ...

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Bernard DayoDecember 21, 2020

Nigeria emerges as third most popular user of gay dating app Grindr

Popular gay dating platform Grindr has released its inaugural Grindr Unwrapped – think Spotify Unwrapped, but this time an overview ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 18, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Anthony Joshua and Fury set to fight without their titles on the line

The last two years for heavyweight boxing has rested on the shoulders of three exceptional athletes: Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 18, 2020

#YNaijaSportsAnalysis: Ronaldo to Man-U and Pogba to Juventus, seems like a good deal

It may seem like a totally ridiculous idea but there has been talk of Manchester United considering the prospect of ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 17, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Man Utd forward, Cavani, may be tagged a racist after using the “N” word

With the cancel culture, sometimes the banter culture taking full effect on social media, people find themselves walking on eggshells ...

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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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Bernard DayoDecember 15, 2020

The Naked Convos has a new web series ‘Little Black Book’ coming in 2021

The Naked Convos’ footprint in web television is further expanding with their latest arrival titled Little Black Book, slated to ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 14, 2020

#YNaijaSportsAnalysis: Is Anthony Joshua going to accept the biggest fight of his career?

Nigerian-British heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, this past weekend, put up another commanding performance, as he dominated his opponent Kubrat ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 14, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Barcelona set to butt heads with PSG | #UCLDraw

The group stages of the UEFA Champions League came to an end on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, and with it ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 12, 2020

Just In: Dapo Ojora, brother-in-law to Dr. Bukola Saraki dies in shooting incident

Dapo Ojora, son of billionaire, Otunba Adekunle Ojora and brother-in-law to Dr. Bukola Saraki, has been reported dead. Although details ...

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Michael IsaacDecember 12, 2020

#TheWorshipPlaylist: “Christians and Muslims are children of the same Father who view him differently” – Gospel Artiste, Shola Allynson-Obaniyi

On this week’s episode of #TheWorshipPlaylist, veteran gospel artiste, Shola Allyson, opens up to host and founder of Joy Inc., ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 12, 2020

Publisher of Leadership Newspapers, Sam Nda-Isaiah dies at 58

Media mogul, serial entepreneur and politician, Sam Nda-Isiah, is dead. According to a statement by the family confirming his demise, ...

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