Tag: Wole Soyinka

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Michael IsaacJuly 7, 2021

Bayelsa varsity students protest planned ‘school uniform’, Soyinka accuses government of kidnap | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top news stories you shouldn’t miss. Bayelsa: ...

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Kola MuhammedJune 15, 2021

Nigeria may break up in 2022, ECOWAS sets date for suit against FG | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory that make up Nigeria, these are the top news that should ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 14, 2021

No Hoof, No Horse: Wole Soyinka warns of dire consequences for Nigeria without decentralisation | The #YNaijaCover

“Do I think Nigeria can continue as one? Not if it continues this way, not if it fails to decentralise; ...

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SponsorApril 6, 2021

Production on Onyeka Nwelue’s ‘Other Side of History’ moves to Canada for final stretch of filming

The film focuses on the life of Emeka Ojukwu, between 1954-1960, before Nigeria’s Independence, as he spends time, frolicking with ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 16, 2020

Soyinka declares Nigeria divided like never before under Buhari, ICRC fault reports on collapse of Kainji Dam | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari; declaring that Nigeria has never been this divided as it is ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 13, 2020

Lagos Doctors begin warning strike | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Amidst a pandemic, the Medical Guild, an Association of Medical Doctors under the employment of the Lagos State Government, is ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 23, 2020

Netflix joins forces with Nigeria’s talent to showcase its creative wealth to the world

Nollywood has been at the epicentre of the African entertainment industry, creating stars and producing content that’s resonated with fans ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 12, 2020

Exclusive: Netflix inks multi-title partnership with Mo Abudu to develop content from Nigeria

Netflix and Mo Abudu, an acclaimed Nigerian producer, have entered into a groundbreaking multi-title partnership that will continue growing the ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 15, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 15th of July

Follow the links to read our latest stories: Mary Remmy Njoku, the undisputed queen of Nollywood sells ROK to Canal+ ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 3, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 3rd of July

Follow these links to read all our latest stories:   The Big 5: Elisah Abbo caught on video assaulting woman ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 2, 2019

The Late 5: Ruga is going to be an explosion if not handled with care – Soyinka; Lawan announces names of Principal Officers | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversations today: Ninth assembly will consider state police – Doguwa The All Progressives Congress ...

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Bernard DayoJune 29, 2019

The Wole Soyinka ”airplane seat” saga, Mama Burna, fresh rape allegation against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo – Here’s everything that happened this week

This week was a rollercoaster of buzzy stories, from politics to pop culture and while we routinely reported each of ...

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Bernard DayoJune 25, 2019

The Late 5: Mo Abudu and Wole Soyinka finally react to ”airplane seat” saga; Osinbajo says kidnap cases in Nigeria are exaggerated | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Mo Abudu and Wole Soyinka finally react to ”airplane seat” saga Till ...

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Bernard DayoJune 24, 2019

The Late 5: Mama Burna’s acceptance speech receives ovation at 2019 BET Awards; Aircraft passenger ”disrespects” Wole Soyinka for asking to take back his seat | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Mama Burna’s acceptance speech receives ovation at 2019 BET Awards The 2019 ...

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Bernard DayoJune 24, 2019

Today’s Noisemakers: Burna Boy, Kate Henshaw, Wana Udobang, others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Bernard DayoMay 23, 2019

The Late 5: Abike Dabiri denies report on Ethiopian and Egypt Airlines running drug cartels in Nigeria; ASUU threatens another strike, says Buhari’s govt is to blame | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Tribunal dismisses suit seeking to stop Buhari’s inauguration The Presidential Election Petitions ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 8, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 8th of February

Follow the links to read the stories on YNaija:   The Big 5: Lagos govt. announces movement restriction for Buhari’s ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 2, 2019

Lagos lawmakers move to impeach Gov Ambode, INEC releases final lists of guber candidates and other stories that made the headlines this week

These are the stories that drove conversation this week INEC releases final lists of guber candidates and state house of ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 31, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 31st of January

Follow the link to read the stories on YNaija:     The Late 5: I will not be voting for ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 31, 2019

The Late 5: I will not be voting for either Buhari or Atiku – Wole Soyinka; CCT to resume Onnoghen’s trial on February 4 | Other top stories

Here are the top stories that drove conversation today: FRSC deploys 20,000 personnel for February elections The Federal Road Safety ...

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SponsorOctober 4, 2018

Lights, Camera, Africa Film Festival showcases the best of African film

Lights, Camera, Africa 2018 was not just another film festival, it was the film festival that showcased the best of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 31, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 31st of August

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: The Late 5: As German chancellor, Angela Merkel visits ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 23, 2018

Soyinka says he’ll expose Obasanjo; FG says $322m Abacha loot will be spent on the poor and other other stories that drove conversation this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. The Nigerian Air Force had made claims of air ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 15, 2018

Wole Soyinka shows us why Buhari doesn’t need a hero’s crown for June 12

On the evening of June 6 when President Muhammadu Buhari issued an executive order recognising June 12 as the new ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 14, 2018

Late 5: Party reveals plans to fence Nigeria, Russia thrash Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World cup opener and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Justice Must Prevail Party (JMPP) has revealed plans to construct perimeter ...

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Bernard DayoJune 13, 2018

Mo Abudu is adapting Wole Soyinka’s “Death and King’s Horseman” into film

Two months ago, CEO of Ebonylife Mo Abudu did a Skype interview with CNN’s Isha Sesay over her studo’s partnership ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 13, 2018

The Big 5: Soyinka urges Buhari to stop admiring Abacha, Buhari holds closed-door meeting with APC Governors and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Nobel laureate and activist during the June 12,1993 struggle, Professor Wole ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 25, 2018

The Big 5: House of Reps throws out Peace Corps Bill, Amnesty International accuses Nigerian Military of rights abuses and other stories

These are the major stories you should be monitoring today: The House of Representatives on Thursday has aligned itself with ...

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AzeezFebruary 13, 2018

The Late 5: Shehu Sani presents snake repellents to JAMB, Army says Shekau is disguising as a woman, and other top stories

These are top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. The Nigerian Army has said information at its disposal revealed ...

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EditorJanuary 3, 2018

Chimamanda Adichie, Banky W, Toke Ibru, others make YNaija inaugural #Woke100 List

In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in ...

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