Category: Blogs

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 11, 2017

The Media Blog: Abeg, Bola Tinubu should go and find several seats

Every now and again, people – including questionable characters who have not satisfactorily answered corruption allegations – mount a bully ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 11, 2017

The Film Blog: Why we must all join hands to reject and condemn Mike Ezuruonye’s ‘Brother Jekwu’

Mike Ezuruonye’s movie ‘Brother Jekwu’ is bad.   Look, we know there are those of you so traumatised by Nigeria’s ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 10, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Two years after, it is still just promises with Buhari

  We just hope he knows that Mr President knows that he has just about two years to go. Anyway, ...

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ToluJanuary 10, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: All the questions we raised about Senate’s opposition to the closure of Abuja airport

At the Senate plenary session today, the topic of the closure of the Abuja airport for renovation was brought to ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 10, 2017

The Film Blog: Urgent message to Opa Williams and the producers of the film ‘Three Wise Men’

We just finished watching the Opa Williams film ‘Three Wise Men’ (Williams, for a generation that doesn’t know its heroes, ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 10, 2017

The YNaija Rankings: Every month, we will rank the top films, TV and radio stations in Nigeria

YNaija will, from Wednesday, January 11, release a monthly countdown of platforms leading and lagging in the Nigerian media space. ...

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ToluJanuary 9, 2017

The Film Blog: ’76 is quietly cleaning out

We were impressed by ’76, but we didn’t love it. Like The Wedding Party and 93 Days, it has pushed ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 9, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Is the Minister of Defence going to address this allegation of abduction at all?

We know it’s the Defence minister we are talking about. Mansur Mohammed Dan-Ali – not so much of a talker ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 9, 2017

Church Crawler: The hymn party and my disappointment | Sunday at Regina Mundi Catholic Church

by Damilola Fowowe This Sunday, Church crawler in our usual manner took shop to Regina Mundi Catholic Church, Lagos. We ...

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ToluJanuary 8, 2017

Eye on Ambode: Lagos to host Rasheed Gbadamosi Art Expo, 2017 Thanksgiving Service holds at Lagos House, more

Here’s where we bring you a weekly recap of the activities of Lagos state’s Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. This time, we ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 8, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] At least, Buhari “doesn’t lack direction”

The President has come under a lot of fire in the past few months (we take as much blame as ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 8, 2017

#NightofWorshipAndProphecy: It was a night of true worship

As we were worshipping, it just struck me that the worship is beyond the lyrics. Yes, if you attend church ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 8, 2017

#NightofWorshipAndProphecy: So we went around scouting for new year prophecies

As we are in the season of prophecies, we decided to storm one of the prophetical services around. So we ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 8, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] The takeaway for Hadi Sirika from the Fort Lauderdale shooting

On Friday, after Esteban Santiago, a United States Army veteran, got his things from the luggage carousel at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 7, 2017

The Church Blog: This is the memo announcing Pastor Obayemi as RCCG Overseer in Nigeria (READ)

YNaija has laid her hands on contents of a memo issued by the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church ...

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YWriterJanuary 7, 2017

The Church Blog: This is why the RCCG will last forever

The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) was founded in 1952. It didn’t really grow as fast as we understand ...

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ToluJanuary 7, 2017

The Film Blog: Yes, The Wedding Party’s success is a metaphor for our country

I'm so glad #NewNollywood is now giving us movies we pay 2 watch in cinemas, not cos we want to ...

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ToluJanuary 7, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: This is how the immunity removal bill died

Only few days ago, we had very high hopes about the removal of immunity bill sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 6, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] We are looking forward to today’s meeting with Malami

The President is scheduled to meet with the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami at 12 ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 6, 2017

The Church Blog: An open letter to fear

by Fowowe Damilola No 1, Grace Avenue, Light Kingdom Domain. 7th Day of Salvation, Eternity. Hopeless Dungeon, Gloom Territory, Darkened ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 6, 2017

The Film Blog: In one picture, you see proof that Nollywood has ARRIVED

  Oludolapo AdelanaDolapo is a writer and journalist who works with YNaija. He has interests in Christianity, politics and sports. ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 6, 2017

The Church Blog: This WashPo article attacks Trump’s reliance on prosperity pastors

While we’re here trying to spread the pentecostal message to many areas of Africa the movement keeps getting more and ...

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ToluJanuary 5, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: This brilliant Made in Nigeria animation got the attention of the Senate President

Created in Lagos by Anthill Studios, Play Thing was shared on Twitter and it caught Senator Bukola Saraki’s eye. The ...

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AzeezJanuary 5, 2017

The Media Blog: This Medium investor is doing us ‘boju boju’

Evan Williams wrote his own letter declaring that Medium has to fire 50 percent of team, and ‘re-position’, which only ...

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AzeezJanuary 5, 2017

The Media Blog: Evan Williams letter captures the BIG PROBLEM with premium platforms

From the guy that brought you Twitter, a hugely influential platform – that makes no money, and refuses to grow. ...

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ToluJanuary 5, 2017

The Church Blog: Guest Post | 5 urgent messages for Nigerian Christians in 2017

Dear men & women of God in the Nigerian Christian community, I am writing this article from a place of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 5, 2017

The Media Blog: The 5-tweet answer to people that say ‘Nigerians like consuming rubbish’

God bless you Justin. Oludolapo AdelanaDolapo is a writer and journalist who works with YNaija. He has interests in Christianity, ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 5, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: He who Nigerians will kill they first strip naked

It’s been a few months now since the infamous story of the robber who was lynched in Orile broke. There ...

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ToluJanuary 4, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Dear National Assembly, save Nigeria from hijackers

It’s only day 4 in the new year and the political sphere in Nigeria is already so heated up. According ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 4, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Have you ever stopped to wonder why people are born ‘straight’?

Nigerians everywhere are slowly coming to terms with the reality that not everyone is heterosexual. That first sentence is phrased ...

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