Category: The Media Blog

EditorJanuary 27, 2021

Singer-songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo on growing up blind, and surpassing the odds in the music industry

Singer-songwriter and superstar producer, Cobhams Asuquo has always been the perfect example of grit, hope, and passion. On this week’s ...

EditorJanuary 27, 2021

#WithChude: Actress, Dakore Egbuson-Akande speaks on motherhood and post-natal depression

Amongst many profoundly emotional episodes of #WithChude, this week’s conversation with multi-brand ambassador and award-winning actress, Dakore Egbuson-Akande on her ...

SponsorJanuary 26, 2021

Theatre Lagos and Alliance Française Lagos present Konkortion

Theatre can be an instrument of positive change in the society through the satirical exposure of unpleasant political situations, social anomalies ...

Op-Ed EditorJanuary 25, 2021

From rock bottom to CEO, Yinka Obebe bares it all on #WithChude

“The day I left the company, I left with nothing but a backpack” – CEO of Pop Central TV, Yinka ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 25, 2021

‘Namaste Wahala’ will finally have a Valentine’s Day release on Netflix

The wait is over. The much-anticipated Nollywood-Bollywood romcom Namaste Wahala is heading to Netflix for a Valentine’s Day release. Indian ...

SponsorJanuary 22, 2021

Grammy®️ award-winning sensation, DJ Khaled is International Host for MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA); Kampala 2021

Grammy® Award-winning global sensation, DJ and record executive, DJ Khaled, who is best known for his hip hop and R&B hit ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 19, 2021

Burna Boy’s ‘Destiny’ selected for Biden-Harris inauguration playlist

With the inauguration of presidential-elect Joe Biden and vice president-elect Kamala Harris on the horizon (tomorrow, January 20, 2021), no ...

SponsorJanuary 19, 2021

Africa Magic’s Tinsel set to air 3000th episode

Africa Magic’s longest-running TV series, Tinsel, will air its 3000th episode on Thursday, January 21. The show which launched in ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 18, 2021

Can Yvonne Orji’s upcoming comedy series ‘First Gen’ break out of Nigerian stereotypes?

Yvonne Orji isn’t slowing down in pursuing personal projects. According to reports, the Insecure star is developing a comedy series ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 11, 2021

Tunde Kelani’s new short film ‘To Live Again’ addresses the trauma of a teenage rape survivor

Trigger warning: drug-assisted rape In Tunde Kelani’s new short film To Live Again, a teenage girl reckons with her rape ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 8, 2021

Watch the video of Wizkid’s ‘Ginger’ featuring Burna Boy

Piggybacking off making it to the Billboard World Album chart for a second time with Made In Lagos, his fourth ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 7, 2021

The 2021 Grammys postponed is a reminder that the coronavirus is still with us

In predictable fashion, the 2021 Grammys has been postponed over concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. Initially slated to ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 6, 2021

Burna Boy performs ‘Way Too Big’ on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’

Burna Boy made an appearance on American talk show Late Night With Seth Meyers yesterday, performing the anthemic Way Too ...

Bernard DayoDecember 15, 2020

The Naked Convos has a new web series ‘Little Black Book’ coming in 2021

The Naked Convos’ footprint in web television is further expanding with their latest arrival titled Little Black Book, slated to ...

Michael IsaacDecember 12, 2020

#TheWorshipPlaylist: “Christians and Muslims are children of the same Father who view him differently” – Gospel Artiste, Shola Allynson-Obaniyi

On this week’s episode of #TheWorshipPlaylist, veteran gospel artiste, Shola Allyson, opens up to host and founder of Joy Inc., ...

Michael IsaacDecember 12, 2020

The Experience 15 – Global Edition: ‘The outpouring of the spirit is a visionary people’

2020 was undoubtedly the year that took most people on by a surprise. Where we now experience almost everything virtually, ...

Bernard DayoDecember 9, 2020

‘Untold Facts’ is back for season 5 with Kiki Mordi as new host

For its brand new fifth season, Untold Facts has tapped journalist and media personality Kiki Mordi as its host. Her ...

Bernard DayoDecember 8, 2020

Netflix South African rom com ‘How To Ruin Christmas: The Wedding’ is a holiday must-watch

After their debut with South African rom com Seriously Single on Netflix, the Ramaphakela siblings are back with another rom ...

Michael IsaacNovember 27, 2020

#YNaijaFilm100: Charles Okpaleke, Zainab Balogun, Funke Akindele, Baba Agba…Here are the 100 Most Influential Nigerians in Film

Editor’s note: In an incredibly difficult year defined by the coronavirus pandemic, the Nigerian film industry entered a new paradigm ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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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