Category: The Media Blog

EditorMay 25, 2020

Natalija Gormalova explores mysticism & disability in ‘Spirits We Dance’

As a photographer and member of the Ghanaian branch of Women Photograph, Natalija Gormalova understands when the power of a ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 23, 2020

Naeto C vs MI: Whose music was more influential?

by Ogbeche Ohotuowo Those who love music have been blessed with music battles from their favourite and not-so-favorite musicians and music ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 23, 2020

Dear Nigerian YouTuber, here’s how to navigate the minefield of music copyright

by  Toluwanimi Onakoya The Nigerian YouTube community is increasingly gaining ground and waxing stronger. Members are constantly multiplying even more so ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 23, 2020

Beyond Music: Fostering friendships amongst children of Nigerian Musicians

by Onakoya Toluwanimi Testing the discipline, honesty, and self-control of their children, several parents have put their kids to the ...

Bernard DayoMay 22, 2020

Netflix’s ‘Blood & Water’ is our new young-adult obsession

Blood & Water, which arrived Wednesday on Netflix, is the latest addition into the streamer’s exploding library of young-adult programming. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 22, 2020

#Media100: Toolz, Fisayo Soyombo, Luvvie Ajayi Jones, Abdulbaki Jari | See the 100 most influential culture curators

What do you see happening in the world when you look through your window? Let’s assume you see what we ...

EditorMay 19, 2020

Chris Oyakhilome messed with the wrong government and got sanctioned for it

Chris Oyakhilome, Founder of Believer’s Loveworld, is back in the news. A few weeks ago, he was trending across Nigeria ...

Edwin OkoloMay 18, 2020

Can the drive-in cinema experience save Nollywood’s movie going culture?

Over the weekend, two of the country’s biggest players in the Nollywood cineplex industry made some important announcements. They were ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 17, 2020

Pastor Sam Adeyemi: ”In marriage, the most important sex organ is your mind”

In this era of broken Christian marriages, the focus on God and his intentions for marriage has been ignored. What’s ...

EditorMay 15, 2020

Funmi Iyanda, Mc Oluomo & 2Face have a sit down this week on Public Eye

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a man as misunderstood as Mr. Musuliu Akinsanya, known to ...

EditorMay 14, 2020

@StephanieBusari is modelling how journalism must lead during the Covid19 pandemic.

The Coronavirus crisis is arguably the biggest story of the new century. Like the Spanish Flu pandemic that ravaged the ...

EditorMay 13, 2020

Kiitana is expanding her portfolio, and bringing love to IGTV

If there’s one thing the restrictions on movement as a result of the pandemic has created, its the drive for ...

EditorMay 12, 2020

Blood and Water is Netflix’s first African YA original, and we are long overdue

Across the world, the Young Adult genre of entertainment has become a juggernaut of a sub-genre, spawning global franchises with ...

EditorMay 7, 2020

Green Worship enlists Dunsin Oyekan, Shola Allyson & other gospel heavyweights for ‘Hold To His Hand’

Since the first case of Coronavirus was recorded in Lagos, Nigeria on the 28th of February, many have looked to ...

EditorMay 6, 2020

Did TG Omori plaigarise Jenn Nkiru for his ‘Adura’ video?

There is a difference drawing inspiration from another artist’s work, and straight up plaigarising it for your own benefit. This ...

EditorMay 5, 2020

Netflix is celebrating Africa Month with a ‘Made In Africa’ collection

Netflix today announced the introduction of a Made in Africa collection – a curated list of African series, films and ...

EditorMay 4, 2020

The Badchelors is here to feed your fix for Ngozi Nwosu & Lagos drama

Last week, Skinny Girl in Transit finally closed out its 6th season with a highly anticipated finale that drew in ...

EditorApril 30, 2020

Kunle Afolayan is giving a directing masterclass this weekend on Youtube’s #WithMe series

Youtube has really come through for Nigerians during this pandemic with their #WithMe series that taps influential creators across various ...

EditorApril 29, 2020

Simi & Ladi Poe are the latest popstars to hack tiktok virality

Music focused social media platform Tiktok has really exploded in Nigeria, thanks to the quarantine and the thousands of challenges ...

EditorApril 28, 2020

Funmi Iyanda returns to take her crown as the queen of talk

We are in truly uncertain times and looking for the familiar and the comforting to help us make sense of ...

EditorApril 27, 2020

Bolanle Austen Peters is bringing her best plays to YouTube

Yesterday, several thousand Nigerians gathered on the Bolanle Austen Peters Youtube channel to relive, Moremi the Musical, shown for the ...

Edwin OkoloApril 21, 2020

Artish is making its play for Nigerian new media supremacy

A few years ago, the Nigerian new media space was saturated with new entrants looking to break into the market. ...

EditorApril 20, 2020

Oga Bolaji should be on your #QuarantineWatch playlist

Our job this quarantine, among other things is figuring what are the best things to watch on the internet and ...

Bernard DayoApril 19, 2020

Toyin Abraham opens up about her depression on the premiere of #WithChude

Heralded by weeks of touring on Instagram Live, and creating capsules of conversations with celebrities like Vector, Ubi Franklin and ...

EditorApril 17, 2020

MTV Shuga is connecting its stars across Africa with ‘Alone Together’

We’ve been talking all month about how the global Coronavirus pandemic has disrupted or caused the indefinite postponement of many ...

EditorApril 15, 2020

Iykeresa from #UltimateLoveNG is still going strong two months in

The Coronavirus pandemic did many things to the fans of Ultimate Love NG, the now beloved dating show from Multichoice. ...

EditorApril 14, 2020

Bankers NGR, Mildred Okwo’s stalled TV series will finally see the small screen

Mildred Okwo, director extraordinaire and head honcho at the Audrey Silva company has been coming through with the hits this ...

EditorApril 8, 2020

AY Makun’s ‘Call to Bar’ is our #QuarantineBinge of the day

What do you get when you put AY Makun, The Real Warri Pikin and alcohol in one place? The new ...

Edwin OkoloApril 7, 2020

FatherDMW conquered Instagram by shooting his shot

Who could have predicted at the beginning of March, that one of the biggest social media phenomenons in Nigeria would ...

EditorApril 6, 2020

Social media will cost a lot of Nigerian celebrities their careers

Last weekend, ambassador of Dettol Nigeria and spokesperson of the National Centre for Disease Control, Funke Akindele hosted a birthday ...

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