Category: The Media Blog

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Chinedu OkaforJuly 10, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: Mercy admits to dancing with Tuoyo to make Ike jealous | Reunion Day 24

It’s day 24 of the Big Brother Pepper Dem Reunion show, and host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu started with small talks about ...

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EditorJuly 9, 2020

The NFVCB is obsessed with conformity and it is stifling the creativity of Nollywood

It is hard to understand what the motives of the Nigerian Film and Video Censors Board are in its interactions ...

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Chinedu OkaforJuly 9, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: “Tacha tried intimidating me with her car” – Kim | Reunion Day 23

It’s day 23 of the Big Brother ‘Pepper Dem’ Reunion show, and the housemates continued with revisiting some unresolved issues. ...

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Wilfred OkicheJuly 8, 2020

Exclusive: Netflix Africa executives Dorothy Ghettuba and Ben Amadasun tease projects in the pipeline for Netflix Naija

In February, a high-profile team of Netflix executives including chief content officer, Ted Sarandos visited Lagos to meet with filmmakers ...

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Chinedu OkaforJuly 8, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: Tacha apologises for her actions in the house | Reunion Day 22

It’s day 22 of the Big Brother Naija ‘Pepper Dem’ Reunion show and more issues were ‘resurrected’ Elozonam and Diane ...

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EditorJuly 8, 2020

Tobi Bakre & Maurice Sam return to the small screen with ‘Lara Of Lagos’

Long time no see Maurice Sam. The actor who made his name in Nollywood bringing to life characters on shows ...

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EditorJuly 7, 2020

Ebonylife TV is parting ways with DSTV to focus on streaming

There are many difficult decisions that the Coronavirus pandemic has forced businesses everywhere to face head on. One of them ...

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EditorJuly 6, 2020

A socially distanced Big Brother Nigeria makes for interesting television

When Big Brother Nigeria announced that it would kick off a fifth season of the insanely popular celebrity machine making, ...

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Chinedu OkaforJuly 2, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: Frodd and Esther failed to iron things out | Reunion Day 19

Relationships remained the theme on Day 19 of the Big Brother Naija ‘Pepper Dem’ Reunion show. On last night’s episode, ...

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EditorJuly 2, 2020

Genevieve Nnaji and Akin Omotoso join the prestigious Oscars jury

Genevieve has been on a roll these past few years. First her film, Lionheart became the first film to be ...

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EditorJune 30, 2020

Mowalola and Naira Marley are the coverstars of the new NativeMag print issue

The quarantine has really put a damper on all the phantasmagorical plans media companies had to ring out the decade. ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 30, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: Mercy calls Ike, “childish” | Reunion Day 17

Day 17 of the Big Brother “Pepper Dem” Reunion show saw host, Ebuka sit with lovers and couples. Ike and ...

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EditorJune 29, 2020

Weruche Opia is the next Nigerian actress you should be stanning

You might not have heard of Weruche Opia, but you certainly know her family. Her mother, the veteran broadcaster Ruth ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 26, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: Love mishaps with the housemates as they sit to discuss | Reunion Day 16

Day 16 of the BBN Reunion and it was the friend zone edition. Seated with Ebuka were housemates, whose relationships ...

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EditorJune 26, 2020

My Name is Azed from TheNakedConvos is finally here

There aren’t many media companies that have held the collective interest of Nigeria’s digital millennials quite like TheNakedConvos. Founded in ...

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Edwin OkoloJune 25, 2020

Abiola Oke’s ousting At Okay Africa is a warning to all African media bosses

Yesterday, the management of Okay Africa, arguably the largest entertainment platform focused on Africans on the continent and in the ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 25, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: Ike ‘prefers his old life to this new one’ | Reunion Day 15

Day 15 of the BBN reunion show was tagged ‘na dem dey rush us’ edition. Ebuka directed his first question ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 24, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: Omashola and Jackey revisit their altercation | Reunion Day 14

Day 14 of the Big Brother Naija ‘Pepper Dem’ Reunion was another episode to revisit old issues. Show host, Ebuka ...

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EditorJune 24, 2020

Paradigm Initiative & NEC condemn the recently amended National Broadcasting Commission Code in Nigeria 

The Nigerian Broadcasting Commission is at it again. The body in charge of regulating broadcast media over the last two ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 23, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: Tacha says her fans are not a reflection of her | Reunion Day 13

It’s day 13 of the Big Brother Naija ‘Pepper Dem’ Reunion show and the theme for the day was fan ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 23, 2020

Netflix joins forces with Nigeria’s talent to showcase its creative wealth to the world

Nollywood has been at the epicentre of the African entertainment industry, creating stars and producing content that’s resonated with fans ...

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EditorJune 23, 2020

Bellanaija is taking a week off to celebrate its 14th anniversary

Even if you have a cursory interest in Nigerian media, you must have engaged content from Bellanaija in some shape ...

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EditorJune 22, 2020

We’re very excited about ‘Long Story Short’

Over the last month, every young black person that engages on any kind of social media has been bombarded almost ...

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Bernard DayoJune 21, 2020

What is Toni Tones’ horror-adjacent TikTok videos trying to tell us?

Like other celebrities turning to TikTok to reclaim some semblance of relevance in a world altered by coronavirus, Toni Tones ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 21, 2020

”My self-confidence came from being disregarded by people” – Tacha discusses fame, grief and more on #WithChude

Ex Big Brother Naija Housemate, and one of Nigeria’s most-notable influencers and trendsetters, Anita ’Tacha’ Anide, opened up to Chude ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 19, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: Seyi calls Tacha a ‘Puta’ and fails to apologise | Reunion Day 12

Day 12 of the Big Brother Naija ‘Pepper Dem’ Reunion show saw some of the most heated confrontations in the ...

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EditorJune 18, 2020

Iyabo Ojo is leading the pack of Yollywood actors conquering Tiktok

One of the unique challenges the Coronavirus pandemic posed for Nollywood, was the problem of a holding the attention of ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 18, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: Tacha and Mercy straighten things out | Reunion Day 11

On last night’s episode of the Big Brother ‘Pepper Dem’ Reunion show, it was a sit down with two of ...

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EditorJune 17, 2020

The Oscars have been postponed, throwing Nollywood a lifeline

First it was the Met Gala, and now the Oscars have finally woken up to the realities of Covid-19 and ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 17, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: “Frodd was embarrassing our Igbo brothers”| Reunion Day 10

During the Big Brother Naija “Pepper Dem” Reunion Show last night, an interesting revelation was made. Anyone who watched the ...

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