LONGREAD: Does Globalisation Strip Nigerian Musicians Of Their Identities?

by OLUWATOSIN 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 forgotten, […]

Diamond Platnumz and Nigeria’s D’banj to headline The Future Awards

by Rachel Ogbu Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz and Nigeria’s D’banj to headline The Future Awards Africa 2015  taking place this Sunday! Both are alumni of the awards – D’banj was Young Person of the Year 2007 and Diamond won the Prize in Entertainment 2014. Diamond is one of Africa’s most influential artistes following his two time nomination […]

The president of the World Bank commends D’Banj

by Chinwe Okafor When money speaks, it communicates in flesh via the World Bank President, Jim Kim and this time, it is talking to D’Banj. D’Banj has decided to devote this year (2015) to the African Union’s year of Women’s empowerment, encouraging global artist to raise awareness about poverty and other related issues. Jim Kim had […]