Category: Specials

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Ifedayo AdeleyeSeptember 17, 2020

Rape Culture is insidious, pervasive and structural: Dissecting the Rape Culture Pyramid | YNaija Special Series

Rape culture in Nigeria is pervasive. It is evident in the way we speak, interact, react and think. It is ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 16, 2020

The YNaija #RapeCulture Special Series: A glossary of terms

The words below are the most frequent when talking about the issue of rape. Rape is a sensitive subject and ...

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Angel Nduka-NwosuSeptember 15, 2020

Unlearning the language of Rape: Introducing the YNaija Special Series on Rape Culture

When I was organising the #SayHerNameNigeria protests last year, my mind kept going back to a conversation I had the ...

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Ayọ̀délé ÌbíyẹmíAugust 21, 2020

Ed Keazor Remembers Nigeria’s Forgotten Army in “Company Yaya: Lost African Voices of World War 2”

When powerful nations were plunged into a war and interests clashed, more than half of the world was drawn into ...

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Wilfred OkicheAugust 21, 2020

Book Review: Othuke Ominiabohs’ Aviara affirms his place in Nigeria’s literary canon

In 2016’s Odufa, first time author Othuke Ominiabohs spun a disturbing tale of the toxic nature of love and the ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 19, 2020

The COVID-19 impact on the Youth: Analysis, Trends & Insight

by Goke Iyiola   PREAMBLE Since the intrusive arrival on earth of the infamous and unwanted visitor – the malevolent ...

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Wilfred OkicheJuly 31, 2020

EP Review: Omah Lay takes the Burna blueprint and elevates it with ‘Get Layd’

Contemporary Nigerian music witnessed a change of guard from one generation to the next the moment Wizkid’s Holla at your ...

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Wilfred OkicheJuly 28, 2020

Profile: How Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala became Africa’s biggest policy superstar

On the 15th of July 2020, Nigeria’s candidate for Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was at ...

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Wilfred OkicheJuly 27, 2020

Film Review: Rita Dominic and Kalu Ikeagwu find their way through a marriage crisis in Light in the Dark

Light in the Dark opens with what may be becoming cinematographer Muhammed Attah Ahmed’s signature flourish. The camera, placed upside ...

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Wilfred OkicheJuly 21, 2020

LONG READ: Why Instagram Live has been such a hit in Nigeria

You hate to see it. Or love to. Depending. To possess an Instagram account in the year 2020 is to ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 3, 2020

The Town Hall Debate: Election Security and Party Primaries

“A free and fair election is evidence of Democracy. Can we truly say we have a free and fair election ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 30, 2020

Marketing sage, Sesan Ogunooye is making unique strides in the industry and we are here for it

In our conversation with Olusesan, he made us understand that value and price are relative. So, the debate over the ...

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Chude JideonwoJune 29, 2020

Chude Jideonwo: This is why I am endowing a N1 million prize for difference and diversity in Nigeria

Last year, I wrote a piece on CNN during Pride Month—a month set aside to celebrate sexual and gender diversity ...

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Wilfred OkicheJune 28, 2020

Obituary: Abiola Ajimobi was a career politician, who undermined progress with tyranny

After a period of morbidity, former senator of the federal republic and governor of Oyo state, Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi passed ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 26, 2020

Tecno’s Attai Oguche shares marketing insights for post-pandemic era

Hey guys! Welcome – again – to another tile in the Share of Voice board. With Share of Voice, we aim to ...

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Wilfred OkicheJune 22, 2020

LONG READ: Face masks are the new condoms: How a public health preventive measure will save us (yet again)

Only six months ago, a young man walking into a bank, demanding to withdraw money at the counter would have ...

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Edwin OkoloJune 22, 2020

If we want Seyitan Babalola safe, men must honestly address our collective privilege

Last week, Nigerian women as a collective mourned the death of Oluwatoyin Salau. Death is the tamest way to describe ...

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Wilfred OkicheJune 19, 2020

Obituary: Dan Foster, the American who changed the face of Nigerian radio forever

In the afternoon of 17, June, news would begin to filter in from unconfirmed sources that popular Nigerian based, American ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 16, 2020

Solape Akinpelu shares thought-provoking lessons on her journey into Corporate Communications

In truth, it’s easier ideating for a pack of cereals than a bank or an insurance firm. It’s a totally ...

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Wilfred OkicheJune 16, 2020

Obituary: Ibidunni Ighodalo found her purpose in bringing joy to women

Circa 2007, the city of Lagos, at the time under the administration of Governor Babatunde Fashola began to pursue a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 10, 2020

‘Flexible work hours, Second chances’ | Hot takes from Asher Adeniyi, the recruitment guru

You may want to deny it but the recruitment space in Nigeria has taken a reliable dimension in recent years. ...

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Wilfred OkicheJune 4, 2020

Obituary: Majek Fashek was many things, a rainmaker, a cultural icon, a cautionary tale

Majek Fashek, singer, songwriter, superstar, reggae icon, hero, prophet, rainmaker and eventual cautionary tale passed away in New York on ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 2, 2020

Market Research Consultant, Stanley Okpara is making a case for African culture in content marketing

Hey guys! Welcome – again – to another tile in the Share of Voice board. With Share of Voice, we aim ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 29, 2020

Post-Pandemic: Recruitment expert, Jennifer Oyelade reveals survival strategy for talents and organisations

International recruiting might be strange to some of us and will definitely excite those who want to migrate. It is ...

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Oris AigbokhaevboloMay 22, 2020

Private citizens showed up for their neighbours during the Lagos lock down

Words by Oris Aigbokhaevbolo; Photos by Adeyinka Yusuf On 30 March, President Muhammadu Buhari directed the lock down of Lagos, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 19, 2020

Uber’s Efosa Aiyevbomwan makes case for balance between creativity and business’ messaging

What keeps me going is the knowledge that I have barely scratched the surface; even though I have worked in ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 12, 2020

Brand Manager, Adedotun Ajibade shares key points on adapting to post-COVID-19 changes

‘Never lose focus, no matter the challenges’ – Adedotun Ajibade.  The world is facing adverse challenges, and if we draw ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 7, 2020

Oke Umurhohwo’s insights on the AI vs Marketers debate is golden and we love it

“Audiences are evolving, things are changing,”  – Oke Umurhohwo These ‘forced’ changes should not be an excuse to sit back ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 6, 2020

With nuggets from Aderayo Bankole, there are no mysteries in brand communication

Branding, Communications, Strategy. Put those words in one place and you know you are on your way to winning the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 30, 2020

Jamiu Ijaodola: The PR specialist who wants to ‘revolutionise Africa’s event industry’

Hey guys! Welcome – again – to another tile in the Share of Voice scrabble board. With Share of Voice, we aim ...

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