Category: Blogs

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Op-ed EditorNovember 25, 2016

The Media Blog: Someone told Korede Bello he needs sex appeal – okay o

First, we like Korede Bello. What’s there not to like? Then this new song – which is why we are ...

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RoqeebahNovember 25, 2016

[The Presidential Blog] Let us wish the Vice President a happy wedding anniversary

Today, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, wife of the Vice President shared a post on her Instagram to celebrate 27 years of ...

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RoqeebahNovember 25, 2016

The 4-year old daughter in Aso Rock and 4 other things we learnt from Aisha Buhari today

This morning, the ladies of TVC’s Your View held an interview with Mrs Aisha Buhari, wife of the President of Nigeria. ...

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ToluNovember 25, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: And the award for Worst Senator of the Year goes to…Dino Melaye

How can you throw such deserving title at Senator Dino Melaye? Senator of the Year award at the Senate Press ...

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RoqeebahNovember 25, 2016

[The Presidential Blog] Mrs Buhari’s sense of reality is 100%

The wife of the President Mrs Aisha Buhari is at the moment having a chat with the ladies of TVC’s Your ...

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ToluNovember 23, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: President Buhari’s MTEF document is no document – Senate members are still not convinced

Members of the Nigerian Senate had no good words for President Buhari’s MTEF and FSP documents at plenary today. The ...

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ToluNovember 22, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: We should applaud the Senate for rejecting CBN’s FOREX proposal

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele is obviously in a struggle to keep up with ...

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Media BloggerNovember 20, 2016

The Media Blog: Who’s watching Motion Town?

Why is no one talking about Motion Town? Don’t look to us for answers. We think it has a lot ...

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Media BloggerNovember 20, 2016

The Film Blog: Somkele Idhalama and Ifeanyi Dike Jr. – 2 on a roll

You know, we’re quite wary of noise. Its very function in many regards is to distract. And so we’re equally wary ...

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Media BloggerNovember 20, 2016

The Film Blog: And the (AFRIFF) winners are…

And after a week of feverish activity, the 2016 edition of the Africa International Film Festival has come to a ...

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ToluNovember 19, 2016

Eye on Ambode: Nigeria’s first DNA forensic centre set to open in Lagos and more

As we keep our watchful eyes on Governor Akinwunmi Ambode this week, we find that the first DNA forensic centre ...

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Media BloggerNovember 18, 2016

The Film Blog: Ojukokoro is coming

It’s rare that a Nigerian movie generates what is clearly organic buzz (as opposed to, you know, Nollywood people just ...

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Media BloggerNovember 17, 2016

The Media Blog: We’ve been watching these 3 Nigerian vlogs

Everyone’s favorite (former) child star Benita Okojie, and her sister Bella Rose Okojie (herself a star in her own right, ...

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Media BloggerNovember 16, 2016

The Film Blog: Denrele The Groom

We couldn’t be more curious about Denrele’s new film role. “How To Play A Player,” you say? Our eyes are ...

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Media BloggerNovember 16, 2016

The Media Blog: Jason Njoku stopped being a tech entrepreneur in 2015

Forget all of the “tech” talk. Jason Njoku is now firmly a media entrepreneur. Sure, many may find that difficult to ...

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Media BloggerNovember 16, 2016

The Media Blog: Pulse TV might be even more influential than we thought

Because we watched this video and weren’t sure if we’d accidentally stumbled onto the Pulse TV page instead. What say ...

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ToluNovember 15, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Dear House of Reps members, thank you for buying “only” Peugeot cars

We’re not even here for the long talking today. The “exotic car purchase” by the House of Reps is one ...

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Media BloggerNovember 15, 2016

The Media Blog: Coke Studio is pretty good television

It’s a bit uneven, as can only be the case with a show whose success depends largely upon the chemistry ...

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Media BloggerNovember 15, 2016

The Media Blog: Bobrisky on Sahara Reporters is the strangest thing you will see today

Is this an interview or an interrogation? Why does he seem so tired? Was he forced to do this interview? ...

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Rachel OgbuNovember 15, 2016

Tajé Prest: Is your man in the closet?

by Tajé Prest So lately I’ve been hearing a whole lot of crazy stories that are honestly quite terrifying. For ...

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Media BloggerNovember 14, 2016

The Film Blog: Room 315 has no time for your drama

It was just about a month ago when the internet was hit with a flurry of controversy about two similarly ...

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Media BloggerNovember 14, 2016

The Media Blog: Do you watch Mr. and Mrs. Kogberegbe?

Guys, things are happening. That’s how we found out the other day that a show called “Mr. & Mrs. Kogberegbe” ...

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Media BloggerNovember 14, 2016

Reading material: What you should be reading if you work in media content (8)

1.  It’s been quite the sobering week, hasn’t it? http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/13/us/elections/to-our-readers-from-the-publisher-and-executive-editor.html 2. On Facebook and fake news: http://www.theverge.com/2016/11/13/13613566/mark-zuckerberg-facebook-misinformation-hoax-media 3. If video ...

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Rachel OgbuNovember 13, 2016

The Sexuality Blog: Does God hate homosexuals?

Does God Hate Homosexuals? Recently studying deeper as to what people believe when it comes to sexuality, there is no ...

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ToluNovember 12, 2016

Eye on Ambode: Governor unveils Black Pearl Towers, Lagos invites investors to its agricultural sector

This week on Eye on Ambode, as al we bring you a recap of some of the activities of the Lagos ...

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Media BloggerNovember 12, 2016

The Film Blog: Is Fathia Balogun about to pull an Ngozi Nwosu?

One thing often lost in the pointless (and totally stupid, we just have to say) Old Nollywood vs New Nollywood ...

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Media BloggerNovember 12, 2016

The Film Blog: We can’t be bothered with ‘5ive’

A consequence of the current “revolution” Nigerian film and TV is seeing is that there will, at some point, simply ...

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Media BloggerNovember 11, 2016

The Film Blog: We have questions about this ‘Lotanna’ movie

We’re hesitant to join the crew of Nigerians who complain about “Nigerians” but sometimes it does feel that only Nigerians ...

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Media BloggerNovember 10, 2016

The Media Blog: Maybe we should be thanking HiTV

Has there been any day where you were on Twitter between the hours of 7:30 and 8:30 pm, and didn’t come ...

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Media BloggerNovember 10, 2016

The Media Blog: Are you here for a Toke Makinwa memoir?

Maybe we should ask ourselves that question first. Are we here for a Toke Makinwa memoir? We aren’t quite sure ...

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