Category: Blogs

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Kola MuhammedNovember 24, 2020

MOBO Awards return to shine light on a big year for Nigerian artistes

You would have to go as far back as 2017 for the last time popular music awards MOBO held. But ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 24, 2020

Dr. Onyema Ogbuagbu: Nigerians should not only be ‘Nigerians’ when they attain global success

Success, it is often said, has many friends but failure is treated like an orphan. This saying is one which ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 24, 2020

Flavour’s new album ‘Flavour of Africa’ is out in December

Come December 4, another major album will be filling up our playlist. Flavour’s Flavour of Africa seems like the last ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 24, 2020

#AlbumReview: Qdot takes us to the culture years with ‘Alagbe’

Born Qudus Damilare Fakoya, Qdot right from when he announced his talent on the music scene, had impressed music fans ...

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Ado AminuNovember 23, 2020

FIFA is attempting a clean up of the Confederation of African Football, and ‘someone’ is answering for it

The international governing body of association football, Federation International de Football Association (FIFA), is once again forced to ban a ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 23, 2020

Can CONUA, the rival body to ASUU, solve Nigeria’s educational problems?

It is no gainsaying that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has become more known for industrial action than ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 20, 2020

Davido is upset at those who sent birthday greetings to PSquare separately

Both half of the superstar music duo, Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye of PSquare have not been on speaking terms ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 20, 2020

Is Omah Lay giving the industry’s big boys a run for their money?

I once had a conversation with a a friend who brought up an interesting subject. He told me of how ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 20, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Nigeria’s ‘global dominance’ in sports continues, as athletes of Nigerian origin make the NBA draft

It is becoming increasingly glaring that Nigerians are a very dominant people when it comes to the world of sports. ...

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Wilfred OkicheNovember 20, 2020

Film review: ‘This Lady Called Life’ is a modest charmer

In Kayode Kasum’s perfectly acceptable This Lady Called Life, Bisola Aiyeola is Aiye; a young single mother struggling to get ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 20, 2020

Should we go to the cinemas with coronavirus still around?

With coronavirus still much around, we are never going back to the time when it was completely safe to watch ...

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Ado AminuNovember 20, 2020

Kunle Afolayan’s anger is somewhat justified, and it invites us to rethink how we approach works of art

A quoted reply by ace Director, Kunle Afolayan has caused a spirited conversation about what constitutes an appropriate response from ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 20, 2020

Dear 2023 Governorship/Presidential Aspirants, Joe Biden has a message for you

The past couple of weeks has seen the world’s attention fix on the presidential election in the United States of ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 20, 2020

Eromz yesterday, Moyin Victor today; the callous persecution of #EndSARS protesters continues | #FreeMoyin

It probably needs no emphasis that Nigerian youths are currently facing a lot of persecution from the government and subordinate ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 19, 2020

Bit-by-bit contrast: Here are the major evidences the CNN investigation is bringing forward on #LekkiShooting

Lekki Massacre happened; no, it didn’t.  That has been the jostle back and forth in the minds of many Nigerians ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 18, 2020

#NumbersDontLie: How streaming is fast defining success in the music industry

It would probably be perplexing for an album to cross the one billion mark in streams yet such an album ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 18, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: The Anthony Joshua vs Fury fight is one step closer to becoming a reality

For the past two years now, the biggest story surrounding the world of heavyweight boxing has centred around three key ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 18, 2020

Have you Fleeted? | What Nigerians are saying about Twitter’s new feature ‘Fleets’

After months of test-running, Twitter has finally launched ”Fleets,” a new feature on the platform that many may recognise from ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 17, 2020

How NLC fell from its glorious perch of ‘people-centered’ activism

When it took the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) about three days to respond to the most recent hike in fuel, ...

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Michael IsaacNovember 17, 2020

Mistrust, a breakdown in communication, and disagreements over an abortion ended Ultimate Love NG star couple’s relationship

On this week’s episode of #WithChude, Kachi Ucheagwu, winner of the recently concluded first season of Ultimate Love NG, broke ...

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Ayọ̀délé ÌbíyẹmíNovember 17, 2020

#TheExperience2020: COVID-19 moves Africa’s Largest Gospel Concert online and it comes with benefits

The Experience is an annual free gospel concert that has now proven to be one of Nigeria’s biggest December events. ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 17, 2020

Why resignation is alien to the African political culture

In July 2019, Theresa May declared: “…I tried three times. But it is now clear to me that it is ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 16, 2020

#AlbumReview: How Afrobeats got ‘A Better Time’ on Davido’s latest album

Much fanfare had been generated because of Davido’s third studio album and on November 13th, the artiste, born David Adeleke, ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 16, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: The Fury/Wilder saga continues, as Wilder accuses Fury of cheating

In February, before the pandemic disrupted sporting events all over the world, we got to bear witness to one of ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 14, 2020

#SaturdaySpecial: Can you solve a mystery like the Ilesanmi twins?

Some of you may be familiar with the “Are You Smarter Than a Ten-Year-Old?” challenge. Today, YNaija and Farafina bring ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 13, 2020

Deep Dive: Erica as an ambassador for alcoholic brands; an irony or a masterstroke?

It’s no secret how depressing it was for fans of Erica to watch her leave the house mid way into ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 13, 2020

Brymo infuriates fans with tweet on Nigerian albums but here’s what we think

It’s always intriguing to see that thousands of people can have a conversation or an argument about a person over ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 13, 2020

#ABetterTime: Afrobeats battle for supremacy reaches new height

Perhaps for the first time ever, we have the big four of Davido, Wizkid, Olamide and Burna Boy dropping albums ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 13, 2020

Gaffe by Nigeria’s Commodity Exchange boss highlights either cronyism or outright incompetence

The nature of events and circumstances that have greeted 2020 means that when individuals, corporate bodies and the government take ...

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Ayọ̀délé ÌbíyẹmíNovember 13, 2020

Kunle Afolayan joins the #MeToo Movement with Citation

In 2018, allegations of sexual harassment by many men in high positions became rife in media reports and the year ...

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