Category: The Media Blog

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Wilfred OkicheNovember 20, 2020

Film review: ‘This Lady Called Life’ is a modest charmer

In Kayode Kasum’s perfectly acceptable This Lady Called Life, Bisola Aiyeola is Aiye; a young single mother struggling to get ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 20, 2020

Should we go to the cinemas with coronavirus still around?

With coronavirus still much around, we are never going back to the time when it was completely safe to watch ...

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Ado AminuNovember 20, 2020

Kunle Afolayan’s anger is somewhat justified, and it invites us to rethink how we approach works of art

A quoted reply by ace Director, Kunle Afolayan has caused a spirited conversation about what constitutes an appropriate response from ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 18, 2020

Have you Fleeted? | What Nigerians are saying about Twitter’s new feature ‘Fleets’

After months of test-running, Twitter has finally launched ”Fleets,” a new feature on the platform that many may recognise from ...

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Michael IsaacNovember 17, 2020

Mistrust, a breakdown in communication, and disagreements over an abortion ended Ultimate Love NG star couple’s relationship

On this week’s episode of #WithChude, Kachi Ucheagwu, winner of the recently concluded first season of Ultimate Love NG, broke ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 14, 2020

#SaturdaySpecial: Can you solve a mystery like the Ilesanmi twins?

Some of you may be familiar with the “Are You Smarter Than a Ten-Year-Old?” challenge. Today, YNaija and Farafina bring ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 13, 2020

Deep Dive: Erica as an ambassador for alcoholic brands; an irony or a masterstroke?

It’s no secret how depressing it was for fans of Erica to watch her leave the house mid way into ...

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Ayọ̀délé ÌbíyẹmíNovember 13, 2020

Kunle Afolayan joins the #MeToo Movement with Citation

In 2018, allegations of sexual harassment by many men in high positions became rife in media reports and the year ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 4, 2020

Here’s why the Grammys has changed its ‘world music’ category to ‘best global music’

The Grammy Awards have changed the name of their best world music album category to the best global music album, ...

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Michael IsaacNovember 1, 2020

All you need to know about Kunle Afolayan’s widely anticipated movie, ‘Citation’

Originally slated for an early release in August, Kunle Afolayan‘s latest feature film, ‘Citation‘, was pushed forward to the 6th ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 28, 2020

Erica makes a case for hottest new actress with her short film, #MercyMercyMovie

It’s been barely 48 hours since Big Brother Naija’s lockdown season contestant Erica Nlewedim announced the launch of her YouTube ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 26, 2020

Here’s all you need to know about Chimamanda Adichie’s new book; Zikora + excerpt

Nigerian literary icon, Chimamanda Adichie is set to release a new book after a 7-year hiatus. Chimamanda, whose last released ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 26, 2020

FG through the NBC want to abridge history and the sanction is just a failed attempt | #EndSARS

Going by the press release put out by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Tuesday, October 20, 2020, basically cautioning Nigerian ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 22, 2020

Kunle Afolayan’s intention to script #LekkiMassacre is a path other creatives should follow

The evening of October 20, 2020, at the Lekki toll gate plaza, Lagos, is a gory moment which will be ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 22, 2020

On Beyonce and Miss Tina: When ‘working behind the scenes’ does not suffice | #EndSARS

by Adewale Alabi When the #EndSARS/#EndSWAT protest started, no one particularly saw the need for foreign support.  As time went ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 20, 2020

Over 150,000 people on DJ Switch’s IG Live saw how Nigerian security operatives opened fire on peaceful protesters

Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu had ordered an indefinite 24-hour curfew, citing increased violence and take-over of peaceful protests by thugs ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 16, 2020

#EndSARS: Beyonce really does not have to lend her voice because she “capitalised” off Africa

Earlier today, Twitter was abuzz with a an Instagram live video made by Tiwa Savage. In this video, we can ...

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EditorOctober 12, 2020

Fresh off #EndSARS protest, Toke Makinwa unveiled as host for The Future Awards Africa 2020; themed ‘The Age of Revolution’

For its first ever TV and Virtual event, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has announced on-air personality and one of ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 10, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Burna Boy finally joins the #EndSARS movement with ‘Project Protect’

  At the present, the world all over has become aware of #EndSARS movement. What was rebuked as mere social ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 7, 2020

Child of grace or misplaced priorities? Nigerians are torn on Laycon’s government appointment

It’s a well-known fact at this point that the Big Brother Naija reality TV show is a platform that produces ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 6, 2020

Another Ultimate Love ship sinks as Cherry hints mental abuse

Michael and Cherry of Africa Magic’s premier love show Ultimate Love have gone their separate ways despite having a promising ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 6, 2020

Lil Frosh: The Nigerian music industry continues to thrive on fans who make allowances for abusive artists

When a Nigerian music artist, usually male, is caught in a case of assault whether outrightly sexual, physical or emotional, ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 1, 2020

Is TStv ready to fill the void for a completely Nigerian cable brand?

“We didn’t anticipate that there would be war. We were also not trained to fight in the arena we were ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 1, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdate: Laycon finally addresses Erica’s disqualification

It’s been four days since Laycon was announced the winner of fifth edition of the Big Brother Naija reality TV ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 30, 2020

The Voice is set to fill the void for Nigerian reality TV | N100 million in rewards for fans and talents

If you love your reality TV show with a pinch of gut wrenching, breath and awe-inspiring showcase of talents, then ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 29, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdate: Vee sits with Ebuka, says Erica made things hard for Laycon

Ebuka and Vee’s conversation post-Big Brother Naija house was more interesting than you expect. It started with how she felt ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 29, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdate: Neo chats with Ebuka, says he is not ready for a relationship

Following the finale of the Big Brother Naija lockdown season, Ebuka had a chat with Neo to discuss his stint ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 29, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdate: Nengi opens up about Ozo, says she really likes him

Like every other housemate, the Big Brother Naija Lockdown host, Ebuka sat with Nengi, who is arguably one person fans ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 29, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdate: Dorathy sits down with Ebuka, talks about her crush on Prince and Brighto

The first runner up of the Big Brother Naija reality TV show Dorathy, had a sit down with Ebuka to ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 29, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdate: Laycon finally speaks out about Erica, says will make music with Trickytee

It was parte after parte all night long on Sunday as Laycon took home the grand prize of 85 million ...

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