#SelfMadeWoman: Luc Belaire Spotlights Female African influencers For Its “Self Made Tastes Better” Campaign

Iconic French wine brand Luc Belaire is working with a selection of high profile African female influencers and supporting women-centric events throughout the month of March, in celebration of International Women’s Day. The brand has recently filmed Nigerian Afrobeat Queen Yemi Alade, as part of its popular “Self Made Tastes Better” campaign, highlighting her journey […]

The Battle of Kings: World Heavyweight Title Unification Bout-Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker

Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker will both put their heavyweight world title belts on the line in the first major boxing bout of 2018. Parker, 26, is putting his WBO belt on the line while Joshua, 28, is defending his IBO, WBA and IBF titles in a winner-takes-all fight. DATE: March 31st, 2018 VENUE: Cardiff Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, UK VIP Box […]

#YNAIJAPOWERLIST2017: Wizkid, Toyin Abraham, Tekno… These Are The Most Powerful People In Entertainment

BY WILFRED OKICHE  In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in the country and on the continent and highlighting the efforts of young Nigerians and Africans challenging the tired narratives around the continent through personal achievement and social good. Sometimes these stories are […]

 Grammy award winner , Folasade Adu Ibadan 1959

“4th time Grammy award winner , Helen Folasade Adu (being carried by her dad, Adebisi Adu) with her mum and brother in Ibadan, 1959 Her parents, Adebisi Adu, a Nigerian lecturer in economics and Anne Hayes, an English district nurse, met in London, married in 1955 and moved to Nigeria. Her parents separated, however, and […]

Mavis Nduchwa: The cofoundHER Interview

A real estate and hospitality graduate turned TV presenter and now farmer, Mavis Nduchwa has done it all. Mavis’ journey to entrepreneurship goes as far back as when she was in boarding school, where she ordered and sold sweets to fellow students, and helped some students write their essays and letters for a small fee. […]

Eleojo Peters: The cofoundHER Interview

An accountant by training, Mrs. Eleojo Rosemary Peters’ career started in the banking industry when she worked at the then Peak Merchant Bank in Lagos. Her role handling operations and exports of agricultural produce on the exports desk helped fuel Eleojo’s passion, and eventually lead to her starting a farm project. Over the years, this […]

Tosin Lawson: The cofoundHER Interview

Tosin Lawson has always had a passion for coming up with new designs, whether it’s a new logo or a new product. A graduate of Product Design and Manufacture from the University of Nottingham Tosin says: Every time I am out with friends or family, I am constantly observing my surroundings and getting new inspiration […]