Category: Lists

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Chinedu OkaforJanuary 11, 2021

#YNaijaNewEstablishment: Anne Adams, Joseph Obanubi, Adeoluwa Enioluwa | Meet the 2021 Class of The New School

Over this past year, we have encountered a host of individuals making power moves to the next level and advancing ...

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Michael IsaacDecember 31, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Here are the 20 most read stories on YNaija.com this year

2020, for many people was the year which had almost everything about it influenced by the pandemic. For most people, ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 31, 2020

Editorial: Why we chose ‘#EndSARS Protesters’ as YNaija Person of the Year 2020

Perhaps, like no other year in recent times, 2020 came with an unfathomable number of shocking developments within 12 calendar ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 31, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: #EndSARS, Don’t Rush Challenge, Don’t Leave Me Challenge… 10 Moments that broke the Internet

2020 really was that year. 20.10.2020 On October 20, between the state and federal governments, armed officers were deployed to ...

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EditorDecember 30, 2020

Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu (Bobi Wine) is Y! Africa Person of the Year 2020

The editorial board of Y! Africa is pleased to announce Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, as its pick for Person of the Year ...

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EditorDecember 30, 2020

‘The #EndSARS Protesters’ is YNaija Person of the Year 2020

The editorial board of Y! (TV and Online) is pleased to announce the #EndSARS Protesters comprising all campaigners, promoters, online ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 30, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Lekki Shootings, Buhari the unbothered…10 moments that painted Nigeria as a zoo

It is a dog-eat-dog world out here. But does it have to be? Arranged in alphabetical order. A Rapist in ...

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Michael IsaacDecember 30, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Abule-Ado explosion, Zabarmari Massacre, Rape Epidemic…10 Tragedies we won’t forget from 2020

Tragedies are constant. And in 2020, there were moments that broke our hearts immensely. From gruesome attacks to unexpected mishaps ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 29, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Chimamanda, Okonjo Iweala, Afrobeats to the world…10 Moments that made us proud this Year

Being Nigerian is hard enough. But these breakthroughs felt like collective wins and made it a little bit easier to ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 29, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Lai on DJ Switch, Pastor Chris on 5G, “Honorable minister it’s ok”…10 Worst Quotes we heard this Year

Just. Stop. Talking. 10. “The man in question, he has not been proven to be a serial woman beater. If ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 28, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Lekki Shootings, Trouble in the NDDC…The 10 Wildest Scandals of the Year

Even we cannot believe all of this mess. 10. Channels reporter and the benevolent governor A medical doctor, Ifeyinwa Angbo ...

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Michael IsaacDecember 27, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: 10 commercials we absolutely loved this year

Editor’s Note: Commercials are a huge part of our lives in Nigeria. They are so ingrained in our national life ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 26, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Duduke, Nobody, FEM…The 10 Biggest Songs of the Year

2020 was a weird and difficult year. The coronavirus pandemic shuttered the music industry with one fell swoop as governments ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 26, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Joy Nunieh vs Akpabio, Erica vs Laycon…The Top 10 Beefs of the Year

Ready. Steady. Fight. 10. Erica vs Laycon Before Laycon sashayed away with the #BBNaija Lockdown cash prize of 30 million ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 25, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Tiwa Savage, ART X Live, The Experience…The 10 Best Lockdown Performances of the year

2020 was a weird and difficult year. The coronavirus pandemic shuttered the music industry with one fell swoop as governments ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 24, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Afrosoul, Get Layd, For Broken Ears… See the 10 Best Mixtapes/EP of the Year

2020 was a weird and difficult year. The coronavirus pandemic shuttered the music industry with one fell swoop as governments ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 23, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Twice as Tall, Celia, Made in Lagos… See our 10 Best Albums of the Year

2020 was a weird and difficult year. The coronavirus pandemic shuttered the music industry with one fell swoop as governments ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 23, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Wizkid, Tems, Davido…Look who else made the 10 Best Music Videos of 2020

2020 was a weird and difficult year. The coronavirus pandemic shuttered the music industry with one fell swoop as governments ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 22, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: OC Ukeje, Maryam Booth, Anthonieta Kalunta…the 10 Best Performances of the Year

There is something about actors interpreting roles that makes us feel seen and stirs the deepest passions. These are the ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 22, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: The Milkmaid, Òlòtūré, Eyimofe…The Best Films of the Year

2020 was a weird and difficult year. The coronavirus pandemic shuttered the film industry for months at a time with ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 21, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Laycon, Omah Lay, Anthonieta Kalunta…The Revelations of the Year

2020 was traumatic enough it is easier to forget. Don’t forget the 10 people on this list. Oluwatobiloba Ajayi Oluwatobiloba ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 21, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Duduke, Abule, Damages…The 10 Best Pop Songs of 2020

2020 was a weird and difficult year. The coronavirus pandemic shuttered the music industry with one fell swoop as governments ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 18, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Chadwick Boseman, Kobe Bryant, Diego Maradona… 15 deaths that shook the world

2020 was that year that claimed the lives of public figures across the globe with huge footprints on the sands ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 18, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Ogadinma, Black Sunday, new Wole Soyinka…The Notable books of the year

The titles that kept us reading through a pandemic. A Broken People’s Playlist- Chimeka Garricks Almost ten years after publishing ...

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Michael IsaacDecember 17, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Here are the Top Ten #COVID19 Misconceptions from 2020

2020 was that year! Although starting with a lot of promises to be a good year from the spiritual and ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 17, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Tolulope Arotile, Majek Fashek, Ibidun Ighodalo…See Notable Nigerian Deaths of the year

Editor’s Note: It’s been a very ‘different’ year for mankind – the first in at least a century. Apart from ...

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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 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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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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