Type of site
|News, entertainment, and political weblog|
|Key people||Isime Esene (Managing Editor)|
|Launched||January 1, 2010|
YNaija is a Nigerian news website and blog founded by Chude Jideonwo and Adebola Williams of RED Africa media group. YNaija launched in May 2010 with columnists and various news sources. It offers news, original content and covers politics, business, entertainment, environment, technology, popular media, lifestyle, culture, comedy and healthy living.
In July 2012, YNaija was ranked #5 top blog in the country for 2012, by CPAfrica.
The Y! brand also includes a television show, a radio show and a print magazine. The magazine, Y!, is a 100–150-page monthly publication that initially began as a quarterly.
In addition to the Y! Frontpage columns by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Tolu Ogunlesi, Kathleen Ndongmo, Japheth J. Omojuwa, Ayo Sogunro and Akintunde Oyebode, there are several other contributors to the Y! Politico, SuperBlogger and 30 Days, 30 Voices series and more on the newspaper, including Abang Mercy, Subomi Plumptre and Ifeanyi Dike Jr.
- "Top Nigerian Bloggers 2012", CP Africa.
- "Y!TV LAUNCHES EXCITING NEW SHOW, 'EXPLORING' ON ONTV!". YNaija.com. 2016-03-14. Retrieved 2018-03-14.
- "The first ever Ynaija Hashtag party…. Pause, Tweet, Play." Olorisupergal.com. Retrieved 2013-04-15.
- "YNaija + Choc City = #Hashtag – Photos from debut #Hashtag event". Bella Naija. 2011-07-30. Retrieved 2013-04-15.
- "YNaija & Chocolate City presents #Hashtag "Pause. Tweet. Play" – Hosted by Denrele, Oreka Godis & Andre Blaze". Bella Naija. 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2013-04-15.
- "YNaija #Hashtag Party! See photos of the Very Stylish Fashion & Entertainment Crowd - OnoBello.com: Latest in Fashion, Beauty, News, Features and Events". OnoBello.com. Retrieved 2013-04-15.
- "Subomi plumtre (Ynaila)". Ynaija. Retrieved 17 January 2020 – via ynaija.com.
- "40 UNDER 40: Chude Jideonwu, 27, and Adebola Williams, 26". BusinessDay. September 28, 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-04.
- "30 Under 30: Africa's Best Young Entrepreneurs". Forbes. 2012-04-18. Retrieved 2013-04-15.
- Folusho (January 11, 2013). "Latest: Top Nigerian Bloggers 2013". Flameville.com. Retrieved 2013-04-15.