The YNaija Cover – 13th December





Edo State Government has placed a total and complete ban on all political rallies, demonstrations or procession in any part of the state. It directed all security agencies to deal firmly with all persons, no matter how highly placed who breached the directive. A statement signed by Secretary to the Edo State Government, Barr. Osarodion …

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#YNaija2019Review: 1929, Herbert Macaulay Affair, Makate Must Sell…disappointing films of the year

For the annual review, only feature length films that received a wide distribution either on big screens or streaming platforms were considered. Because of the limited options for distribution, documentaries that debuted in the festival circuit or screened privately within the year have also been considered. The ten films on this list at least made …

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5 Things that Should Matter Today: Naira Marley’s trial adjourned till February 27 and 28

Naira Marley who has been standing trial over an alleged criminal conspiracy and credit card fraud will be rearraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on February 27, 2020. During his resumed sitting on Thursday December 12, the first prosecution witness identified as Dalhatu Buhari was cross-examined by his counsel Olalekan Ojo (SAN). ASUU opposed passage of anti-sexual harassment …

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Y! TV’s Busola Dakolo interview makes YouTube list of most-watched videos in 2019

Y! TV’s viral interview with celebrity photographer, Busola Dakolo, has been listed as one of the most watched video in Nigeria for 2019 by YouTube. The top trending videos on the platform are selected based on views, shares, comments, likes, bringing together the biggest viral videos featuring the current biggest YouTube stars, mainstream and current …

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With ‘Glamour Girls,’ is Nollywood finally in the era of remakes?

The allure of remaking any piece of art is to be allowed the chance to view it from wholly refreshing lenses and be able to contribute to the art’s importance or fail to redefine what was known of it. In the Nigerian movie industry, there are only a few completely great movies that don’t fail …

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With ‘Glamour Girls,’ is Nollywood finally in the era of remakes?

The allure of remaking any piece of art is to be allowed the chance to view it from wholly refreshing lenses and be able to contribute to the art’s importance or fail to redefine what was known of it. In the Nigerian movie industry, there are only a few completely great movies that don’t fail …

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Get tickets to Kizz Daniel Live in Concert at 20% discount. Here’s how!

PROMO ALERT!!! You may think as Lagosians, we would get a little tired concert-hopping—and oh, how wrong you would be. Nairabox is offering concert lovers sweet discounts to Kizz Daniel’s concert, with savings up to 20% per ticket. If you get your regular ticket at N12,000 you save N3,000 and your VIP ticket at N40,000 …

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For Nigerian men, dark humour means trivialising women’s oppression

So here’s the thing for many Nigerians (read men) on social media spaces: clout reigns supreme. Nothing else really matters if one isn’t able to draw attention to themselves, mine that attention for more followers and grow a fanbase they can literally capitalize on. Jokes are easy routes, sensationalized situations work too but most recently …

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