Category: The Media Blog

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 16, 2020

How should Mo Abudu cast her forthcoming Netflix films?

by Toluwanimi Onakoya Casting can make or break a movie. The performance and credibility of actors are what make a story ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 16, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: On Day 9, it’s kiss and make up for Ella and Tacha

The Big Brother Naija Reunion show last night was glitz and glam as Ebuka sat down with the beautiful ladies ...

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EditorJune 16, 2020

Netflix is about to go all in with a second season of ‘Blood & Water’

Its official, Netflix is finally convinced that original African content, featuring African talent, scripted and produced by African talent will ...

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Michael IsaacJune 15, 2020

‘The Odogwu’ title may just be for Cobhams with this sweet clip showing his talent

There are quite a number of things Nigerians expect before anyone can lay claim to ‘The Odogwu’ title in the ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 14, 2020

Is it a surprise that Naira Marley is breaking the rules again?

For the last three years, there has been a ‘disruptive brand of music’ in Nigeria. Disruptive in a good sense, ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 13, 2020

#PublishingPaidMe: How Black and White authors shocked the internet

by Toluwanimi Onakoya Do you consider yourself a bookworm? Have you ever wondered how much your favourite author was paid for ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 12, 2020

New Nollywood: Can a sequel ruin a good movie?

by Toluwanimi Onakoya As an avid movie watcher, you’ve probably heard of the school of thought that a sequel can never ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 12, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: Reunion Day 8 and Kim is dragged for not ‘getting along’ with the girls

It was Day 8 of the Big Brother Naija “Pepper Dem” Reunion and last night on the show, Ebuka hosted ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 11, 2020

Media trends in the ‘new normal’ you may want to consider for brand awareness

by Toluwanimi Onakoya The Coronavirus pandemic has left the world staggering in its wake. Having affected 158 countries, the effects of ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 11, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: It’s Day 7 and Mercy engages Omashola in a brawl

“Wetin I go use your shine do, na me be the winner, na una need my clout,” Mercy says to ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 10, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: At long last, Seyi tenders an apology on Day 6

“Be careful with the words you say, they can be forgiven, but they would never be forgotten.” Perhaps someone should ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 9, 2020

Is the era of #MeToo forcing the Nigerian music industry to accountability?

Despite the current pandemic, there has been marches and protests on the streets of Nigeria. Women of all ages came ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 9, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: Allegations of betrayal and disappointment rock Day 5

The BBN Reunion show, which sees housemates of the Big Brother reality TV show, from the previous season get together ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 8, 2020

YouTuber, Jackie Aina is making a bigger name for herself and it stretches our smiles

by Onakoya Toluwanimi “It’s Jackie Jackie Jackie!” Our favourite makeup YouTuber, Jackie Aina continues to inspire us as she makes ...

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EditorJune 5, 2020

Rejoice Ndani TV stans! Season 2 of Phases is finally on its way

This has been a difficult month for Nigerians. From the anxiety that has followed the relaxation of strict government restrictions ...

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Michael IsaacJune 4, 2020

Toke Makinwa celebrates 10 years of impact and excellence in media

Safely speaking, the origin story of Toke Makinwa’s foray into the Nigerian media can be traced to her radio career ...

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Michael IsaacJune 3, 2020

Dr. Tony Rapu featured on ‘ThisDay Style,’ speaks on the role of the Church amid a pandemic

Dr. Tony Rapu, the Lead Pastor at This Present House, Lekki, Lagos, is on the cover of the latest edition ...

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EditorJune 2, 2020

Lala Akindoju is sharing her tips for breaking into Nollywood

In case you havent heard, Lala Akindoju, actress extraordinaire, acting coach and now show runner for the new Netflix Naija ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 30, 2020

Santi brings boundless versatility to The Late Night Show with Daisy Ola

by Ogbeche Ohotuwo There’s a musical revolution happening right now, and Santi is a huge part of the movement. Other players ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 29, 2020

Ric Hassani is becoming a sweetheart for many and we love to see it

by Ogbeche Ohotuwo There’s so much bad news going on in every corner of the world. In 2020 alone, we have ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 29, 2020

Chimamanda is reviving the art of storytelling via Instagram

Bedtime storytelling is not a universally shared experience amongst Nigerians. Many Nigerians weren’t raised to the calming voice of their ...

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EditorMay 29, 2020

Hunter’s Game just crossed 100k views, but you can still catch up

While everyone else might be ambivalent about the Coronavirus pandemic, show runners seem to be having blast. At no point ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 29, 2020

Tony Allen: Pioneer of Afrobeat Music and the controversies of his legacy

Tony Allen, the renowned Afrobeat drummer, songwriter and composer, died on 30 April 2020, at the age of 79. As ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 27, 2020

Have you “streamed Haba” today? | Blaqbonez’ aggressive and brilliant marketing strategy

by Onakoya Toluwanimi He says he’s an upcoming artist on Wednesdays- only on Wednesdays. If you don’t know who I’m ...

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EditorMay 27, 2020

Def Jam Africa will give Naija Rap much needed global representation

Last week, the world woke up to two Billboard Music covers, one featuring Davido and Tiwa Savage and the other ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 26, 2020

”I was in a place of sadness”- PR professional Ronke Bamisedun shatters her ”perfect picture” image on latest episode of #WithChude

On the latest episode of #WithChude, PR professional, Ronke Bamisedun sits in a conversation with Chude Jideonwo, Founder of Joy, ...

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EditorMay 26, 2020

Cinema Pointer can’t decide if it’s a religious watchdog or a professional review site

For most of 2019, Cinema Pointer was one of the more exciting film review platforms on the internet. Run almost ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 25, 2020

Burna Boy: Does Cancel Culture really matter in pop culture and how far is too far?

by Ogbeche Ohotuowo When a celebrity or public figure does something that majority of people find offensive, such as making ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 25, 2020

The ‘trial of Cynthia Morgan’ and the lesson worth learning

by Onakoya Toluwanimi Ever been going about your day and you hear someone randomly ask, “What about Cynthia Morgan?” Be it ...

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Michael IsaacMay 25, 2020

Before laying claim to the ‘Odogwu’ title, here is what Nigerians expect from you

It is no news that the tension between many Nigerian artists is often not expressed, and when they eventually are ...

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