greater role than politicians and government, and those are the kinds of issues that _Y!_ chronicles."
In the cover interview, Banky W speaks exclusively and candidly about his battle against cancer, his activism, and entrepreneurship in Nigeria.
"When I was about to be operated on by a doctor, he cancelled while I
recalls in the cover story.
This 8th edition also features an interview with 10 of the nation's
brightest young people in the online space - including Linda Ikeji, Wale
Adetula of The Naked Convos, Nmachi Jidenma of Cp-Africa, Ladun Liadi,
Ike Orizu of MyTruSpot, Ediong Umoh of NigeriaNewsDesk, amongst others.
The magazine also features a recap on the major trends from and post the
#OccupyNigeria protests this year with features, first person
narratives, a full photo album covering Lagos, Abuja, Calabar, Ghana,
South Africa, London, and the United States.
"And of course, as usual there is a delightful mish-mash of sights and
This edition also includes an exclusive interview with Member Hembadoon
Feese, the young woman who survived the August 2011 bomb blast that tore
through the United Nations building in Abuja and features on the LifeHouse in
Lagos, which just closed down, as well as features from across the
country from Akure to Jigawa. It includes an'Everyday People' feature
with five road-side beauticians and an exclusive interview with the
Minister of Trade and Investment, Olusegun Aganga.
Y! Magazine is the flagship of the Y! brand which, through pop
culture, focuses on issues that affect and concern the informed and
engaged young Nigerian. While focused on its vision to be the most
influential contemporary culture force in Nigeria, especially for the
upwardly mobile young person, Y!'s mission is to inspire thought,
provoke action, and stimulate growth.
Y! magazine is available with distributors and bookstores across the
country, campus representatives across Nigeria, and all House of Tara
stores in 22 states of the country. Details on this and subscriptions
are available on http://www.ynaija.com/where-to