Category: Blogs

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 11, 2020

“I will end you tomorrow” – Pulev threatens Anthony Joshua ahead of world title fight

To cap the year off for boxing fans round the world, unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua was booked to take ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 10, 2020

Members of Father Mbaka’s Adoration Ministry assault BBC reporters

A Nigerian catholic priest, Rev Fr. Ejike Mbaka  and some of his church members on Wednesday 9 December assaulted two BBC ...

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Kola MuhammedDecember 9, 2020

President or Resident? Buhari’s confinement to Aso Villa continues to reflect in everything currently going wrong

Different strokes for different folks, it is often said. But the kind of strokes President Muhammadu Buhari gives Nigerian folks ...

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Bernard DayoDecember 9, 2020

‘Untold Facts’ is back for season 5 with Kiki Mordi as new host

For its brand new fifth season, Untold Facts has tapped journalist and media personality Kiki Mordi as its host. Her ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 9, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Surprising racist slurs are still used in the football world, see example | #BlackLivesMatter

Last night’s UEFA Champions League match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Istanbul Basaksehir FK, ended in a bit of a ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 9, 2020

#YNaijaSportsAnalysis: Is Messi still ahead after Ronaldo’s victory? See Stats

The football world last night got treated to arguably the biggest and certainly the most anticipated match of the UEFA ...

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Bernard DayoDecember 8, 2020

Netflix South African rom com ‘How To Ruin Christmas: The Wedding’ is a holiday must-watch

After their debut with South African rom com Seriously Single on Netflix, the Ramaphakela siblings are back with another rom ...

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Kola MuhammedDecember 8, 2020

The Nigerian Army is just as guilty as Boko Haram; Amnesty International warns

The Boko Haram-led insurgency in Nigeria is one which has lasted for over a decade and recent happenings suggest that ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 8, 2020

Could Mayweather’s return be an attempt to salvage Black American pride?

Former five-weight boxing world champion and flamboyant boxer, Floyd Money Mayweather, has announced his return to boxing after a three-year ...

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Kola MuhammedDecember 7, 2020

Gender bias or queer issues? | Temmie Ovwasa’s experience at YBNL suggests the industry has a long way to go on inclusion

The recent boom in the number of female music stars seemed to have quelled some growing agitations on female marginalisation. ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 6, 2020

Former Finance Commissioner, Tokunbo Abiru wins Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election by wide margin

Tokunbo Abiru, a former Commissioner of Finance in Lagos and candidate of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) has been ...

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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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Kola MuhammedDecember 4, 2020

Flavour’s new album and all the new songs for your weekend playlist

The business end of the week is here and for many people, it’s a deserved break from work and similar ...

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Kola MuhammedDecember 4, 2020

NYSC posting should be reconsidered in the face of COVID-19 and heightened insurgency

The recent surge in activities of insurgents leading to loss of numerous lives means that worries about a global virus ...

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Kola MuhammedDecember 3, 2020

Why foreign media have a different perspective of Nigerian albums

In the space of one week, two albums of two separate Nigerian singers were adjudged by the foreign media to ...

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Kola MuhammedDecember 3, 2020

Nigeria can do without Buratai and his speculation of terrorism for 20 more years

When the Nigerian Army launched a book, Compendium of Nigerian Army Transformation: The Buratai Years (2015-2020), in July to commemorate ...

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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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Kola MuhammedDecember 1, 2020

The idea of mercenaries suggests the military needs new ideas on war against insurgency

Even though insurgency has almost become synonymous with Borno State, the recent tragedy which struck renewed calls and clamours for ...

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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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Kola MuhammedNovember 30, 2020

Garba Shehu takes insensitivity to another level with comments on death of Borno farmers

The Nigerian media space was plunged into another period of mourning when scores of Borno farmers were reportedly killed by ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 30, 2020

Why the end may not be in sight yet for Nigeria’s insecurity challenge

Incidents that took place in the past week have made it probably the most gruesome since the week of October ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 27, 2020

Has internet regulation already begun with Feminist Coalition?

There has been much fuss about social media regulation and webspace restriction for some time now but the climax was ...

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Michael IsaacNovember 27, 2020

#YNaijaFilm100: Charles Okpaleke, Zainab Balogun, Funke Akindele, Baba Agba…Here are the 100 Most Influential Nigerians in Film

Editor’s note: In an incredibly difficult year defined by the coronavirus pandemic, the Nigerian film industry entered a new paradigm ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 27, 2020

Mary WhatsApp: Social media communication demands tolerance and this Twitter trend amplifies it

Virtually every day on the internet sees to the breaking of a fresh event and what has got tongues wagging ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 27, 2020

N100bn CACOVID commitment; cue for government to start work on Police reforms

The Coalition Against COVID-19, otherwise known as CACOVID, has continued to donate heavily towards the country’s objective of bouncing back ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 26, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: 54 year old Mike Tyson makes his return to boxing, and here’s what to expect

It’s been about 15 years since the world was treated to a boxing bout from one of the history’s most ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 25, 2020

Soccer legend, Diego Maradona leaves a legacy of imperfect glory | #YNaijaSportsExtra

Argentine football legend, Diego Maradona has just passed on after suffering a heart failure. The fabled Argentina attacking midfielder suffered ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 25, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: At age 33 and 35, Messi and Ronaldo still dominate conversations for World best footballers

It’s been over a decade of dominance for both superstar players, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, and even in their ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 25, 2020

₦500m compensation: Speaker Gbajabiamila and late Ifeanyi paying the price for a failed system

It is quite unfortunate that the very same war against recklessness of security agents that has been on for months ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 25, 2020

1984 may not be the past yet and the Buhari administration reminds us

“Contrary to Buharists and the government itself, Nigeria has not experienced any significant changes in the national economy. Inflation rates ...

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