Category: Culture Intelligence from RED

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Culture Intelligence from REDJanuary 14, 2021

How Disney is finding its way into Africa with Iwaju

If today, you google “Disney in Africa”, you will find news about goats. No kidding. Go on, try it. You ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDJanuary 13, 2021

Is Laycon truly unmarketable?

Not too long ago, social media was in an uproar after a certain Tosin Silva posited that Laycon, winner of ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDJanuary 12, 2021

Give the money to Funke! How the numbers show Nigeria’s entertainment industry is ready for big money

Despite the pandemic. Nigeria’s entertainment industry is making money. It is time to give it more!

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Culture Intelligence from REDJanuary 12, 2021

Lagos: The city of dreams is spilling over

Nigeria is facing a crippling population boom and at the centre of it is its famed mega-city, Lagos state. Nobody ...

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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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Michael IsaacOctober 30, 2020

#YNaijaArt99: Peju Alatise, David Uzochukwu, Ayobola Kekere-Ekun | The 99 Most Influential Nigerians in Art

As is YNaija‘s annual tradition, the anticipated Art 99 list has just been revealed, introducing the most influential figures in the world ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 30, 2020

#YNaijaFashion101: Sagoe, Lisa Folawiyo, Ugo Mozie, Fisayo Longe | 101 Most Influential Nigerian Fashion Brands and Personalities

The revolution Nigeria’s fashion industry is currently experiencing cannot be stopped by even a pandemic that has kept us at ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 21, 2020

“Our vision is to end unnecessary human suffering” | Time formalist, Olu Ogunlela solves problems one human at a time

We are addicted to telling stories at RED | Africa. We do this in as many forms as you can ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDSeptember 4, 2020

Frontier technologies: hype or reality in Nigeria?

When you strap on a headset to view Joel Kachi Benson’s award-winning short film, Daughters of Chibok, you are transported ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDSeptember 3, 2020

The Lagos skyline is changing

If you make enough friends in Lagos, you’d have a couch to sleep on in every country around the world. ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDSeptember 3, 2020

Overambitious and underserved: what FESTAC 77 must teach us

Forty-three years ago, Nigeria and the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization(UNESCO) collaborated to host the second edition of the World ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDSeptember 1, 2020

How remote work stopped being the future

The coronavirus pandemic, amongst other factors, has caused drastic changes to popular work culture in Nigeria. The civil service structure ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2020

#YNaijaMusic50: Don Jazzy, Pheelz, Clarence Peters, Mama Burna…50 Most Influential Nigerians in Music

Whatever appeals to you the most cannot do a better job than music does; arguably. ‘Food for the soul and ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDAugust 18, 2020

How the Nigerian government used storytelling to turn the tide of a global pandemic

The board game Android Netrunner poses an interesting premise as its core gameplay: what would happen if the world was ruled by global ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDAugust 14, 2020

Stories are more important for reaching consumers than mediums or platforms

How does any organisation get an audience to perform an action, adopt a mantra, or adopt a point of view? They tell ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDAugust 12, 2020

The chatbots are coming: How consumer experience is about to change everything

You have made use of one at some point. To handle requests that would normally have required a phone call, a physical visit or a web search. From functional ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2020

Ultra Signature’s Arinola Okeowo is building businesses that will inspire women to shatter ceilings

Starting up a business in a country like Nigeria, where most of the policies are against your favour, is not ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDAugust 5, 2020

Your next industry exposé may likely come from a drama channel, not the NYT

Remember a time when CEOs of multi-million dollar businesses were mythical figures, couched in their private lofts, separated from the ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDAugust 5, 2020

Diversity is lacking in Nigeria’s meeting rooms, and it’s bad for business

Nigeria has a diversity problem. We see it on our streets, in our schools and in our interactions on social ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDAugust 5, 2020

Your next industry exposé may likely come from a drama channel, not the NYT

Remember a time when CEOs of multi-million dollar businesses were mythical figures, couched in their private lofts, separated from the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 4, 2020

Joy Obinyan is teaching people how to breathe life into their brands and we love it

We are addicted to telling stories at RED | Africa. We do this in as many forms as you can ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDAugust 4, 2020

Let us explain why corporate sustainability isn’t just a buzz word

“Nature is healing. We are the virus.” One of the small comforts of the lockdowns put in place by governments around the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 31, 2020

From Entertainment, Media, Advocacy to Business | Here’s the #YNaijaPowerList2020 [FULL LIST]

Editors Note: A young-world revolution is unfolding before our eyes, rupturing the idea that only experience can change the world. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 31, 2020

Adebo Ogundoyin, Israel Adesanya, Sugabelly…Here’s the #YNaijaPowerList2020 for Politics, Sports and Culture

Editor’s Note: A young-world revolution is unfolding before our eyes, rupturing the idea that only experience can change the world. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 29, 2020

Ajibola Olayiwola is the futuristic Marketer you all want to have on your team

The coronavirus pandemic has been a leveller as much as an enabler. Fortunately, many Nigerians – and businesses – have ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 30, 2020

#YPolitics100: The YNaija 100 Most Influential Voices in Nigerian Politics – Nyesom Wike, Okonjo-Iweala, Sowore, Saraki, Falana makes 2020 list

Every year, YNaija shows commitment to focused debates on national and sub-national politics and its role in progressive development. In ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 22, 2020

#Media100: Toolz, Fisayo Soyombo, Luvvie Ajayi Jones, Abdulbaki Jari | See the 100 most influential culture curators

What do you see happening in the world when you look through your window? Let’s assume you see what we ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 12, 2020

#Church100: Mercy Chinwo, Banky W, Sam Adeyemi | See the 100 Most Influential People in Christian Ministry in Nigeria

The Christian tradition demands that we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ (Easter) who is believed to have died – ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDApril 6, 2020

COVID-19 is a crisis like no other, these are 10 effects the pandemic will have on Nigeria

By Isime Esene and Ifedayo Adeleye After it was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation in January, ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDApril 6, 2020

COVID-19 is a crisis like no other, these are 10 effects the pandemic will have on Nigeria

After it was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation in January, Coronavirus (widely known as COVID-19) has ...

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