Category: The Media Blog

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 16, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdate: This is why Kiddwaya’s time outside the house is noteworthy

For this season of Big Brother Naija, not too many evicted housemates have stayed in the news like Erica and ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 16, 2020

#YNaijaBBNGist: The Nengi-Ozo ship may be taking a direction we’re too excited to ignore

For the longest time we’ve mauled Ozo relentlessly for being what we believed to be borderline obsession with Nengi. This ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 15, 2020

#YNaijaBBNOp-ed: The friendship between Laycon and Kiddwaya seems to be at risk

The recently forged friendship between Kiddwaya and Laycon following the disqualification of Erica has been nothing short of compelling. Not ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 15, 2020

#YNaijaBBNCoverage: Nengi, Vee and Neo to the finals, as the rest of the housemates face possible eviction

Yesterday marked the start of a new week in the Big Brother Naija house, and with a new week comes ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 14, 2020

#YNaijaBBNOp-ed: Our prediction on who’s in danger of eviction next week

It would difficult, rather impossible to state for a fact that something will, or will not happen. The future is ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 14, 2020

#YNaijaBBNCoverage: Ozo may just be done with Nengi, Kiddwaya and Prince’s eviction + other updates

As we move closer to the finale of the Big Brother Naija Lockdown season, we inevitably have to say many ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 11, 2020

#YNaijaBBNOp-ed: From ‘the spec’ to ‘the obsessed;’ Ozo may end up being disqualified

If The Big Brother Naija reality TV show is a social experiment, there will be no greater case study this ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 10, 2020

Can #BBNaija have a less passive-aggressive Big Brother character?

Earlier today, a short clip of a diary session from the latest season of Big Brother Australia made the rounds ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 8, 2020

#YNaijaBBNCoverage: Week 8 produces the toughest nominations so far | Trickytee wins HOH

An unexpected line up of nominated housemates Since the start of the Big Brother Naija lockdown season, there has been ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 7, 2020

Will Kunle Afolayon’s ‘Citation’ make the statement Nollywood movies still shy away from?

Enthralling cinematography. Immersive dialogue. Tightly woven plots. Carefully considered storytelling. Cultural relevance. That sounds like one – and more – ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 7, 2020

#YNaijaBBNCoverage: Kiddwaya seems worried that Erica may not be able to pay her rent now

The highlight of day 49 in the Big Brother Naija house is no doubt the disqualification of Erica. It was ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 6, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdate: “Abegi” Lucy exclaims after Ebuka announced her eviction, following Erica’s unceremonious exit

Yesterday, to say the least was really exhausting, so exhausting in fact that its implications managed to spill over to ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 6, 2020

#YNaijaBBNGist: “I love you” Ozo finally professes to Nengi

What was in the alcohol last night, Am I right? From the couple dispute between Vee and Neo, to the ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 6, 2020

#YNaijaBBNGist: ‘He is a stupid fool’ Erica refers to Laycon

Saturday nights in the Big Brother Naija house are for parties, and of course the drama that inevitably ensues. Yesterday ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 4, 2020

#YNaijaBBNOp-ed: Nengi reminds Ozo that he is still in the friend-zone

Nengi rejects Ozo again Is it too late for the Ozone ship to set sail, or is this ship just ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 4, 2020

#YNaijaBBNCoverage: Lucy proclaims Kiddwaya her only friend, denounces Dorothy and Prince as friends

Lucy causes a huge stir in the house Yesterday, Lucy caused a bit of a problem in the house, when ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 3, 2020

#YNaijaBBNGist: Lucy takes on Prince, Erica and Neo, at the same time

As the housemates prepare for another task presentation, tempers have flared up and words thrown, following a dispute over allocation ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 3, 2020

Femme Mag is the Nigerian Womxn-focused publication we need right now

Since the last decade, the internet, particularly social media has evolved from being just a tool for instant connectivity with ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 3, 2020

#YNaijaBBNCoverage: The housemates’ portrayal of Ka3na brings Lucy to tears + other updates

Day 45 in the house and the drama has intensified. In recognition of how far the housemates have come in ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 1, 2020

#YNaijaBBNOp-ed: From best friends to bitter rivals, an awful rift in Erica and Laycon’s relationship

One of the most standout attributes of this season’s housemates is the fact that they have displayed an immeasurable level ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 1, 2020

Five reasons you should see ‘The Lost Okoroshi’ on Netflix this September

While we are still not sure when the coronavirus pandemic will be over, Nollywood has been protesting towards lifting the ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 1, 2020

#YNaijaBBNCoverage: Erica wins head of house again, but cannot share the win with Kiddwaya

Head of House challenge  Another Monday in the house saw the emergence of Erica as head of house, granting her ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 31, 2020

#YNaijaBBNOp-ed: The ‘situationship strategy’ in the BBN house may be doing more harm than good to the housemates

Sometimes, we define our relationships as partnerships and take active steps to ensure the partnership is mutually beneficial. In the ...

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Nelson C.JAugust 31, 2020

From Lolwe to Isele Magazine, Africa’s literary ecosystem is seeing a radical revival powered by young people

Between 2015-2019, the world saw the birth, end and enduring stagnancy of up to five African literary magazines. From Kenya’s ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 31, 2020

YNaijaBBNCoverage: Kiddwaya and Erica are both a strike away from disqualification and other updates

This past weekend in the Big Brother Naija house, to say the least was a bucket load of drama. From ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 30, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdate: Our eviction prediction turned out almost right afterall

Week five in the Big Brother house came with the usual ‘haas’ and ‘hoos’. All the housemates were up for ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 30, 2020

#YNaijaBBNOp-ed: Lucy’s possible eviction and our bottom four prediction

As far as controversy goes, there hasn’t been a stranger one in the Big Brother Naija house this season than ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 30, 2020

Review of Kwam 1’s ‘Fuji the Sound’, Interview with the Surreal 16 collective – the best Nigerian articles of the week

Each week here at YNaija, we round up the best Nigerian writing on the internet, highlighting the stories, profiles, interviews and ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 29, 2020

Omoni Oboli, Kemi Adetiba and other Nollywood stars mourn ‘Black Panther’ actor Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman, the actor famous for playing the titular hero in Marvel’s blockbuster film Black Panther, has died at the ...

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 29, 2020

#YNaijaBBNOp-ed: Could Erica’s BBN journey be similar to Tacha’s?

The Big Brother Naija reality TV show, since its first edition, has had only a handful of contestants brave enough ...

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