Category: Blogs

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Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

The Media Blog: Please, who knows why Google is spending money on TV ads in Nigeria?

At first, we actually disbelieved what our eyes saw. That usually happens when we see social networks – the very ...

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Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

The Media Blog: Complete Fashion has finally gone online, in a meaningful way

More on this later, but of course you know that since Franca Asindi left Complete Fashion (those long, long three ...

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Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

Exclusive: The NBC has started giving terrestrial TV licenses again – starting from N100m

Low key, this one. A high-level source at the National Broadcasting Commission just confirmed to The Media Blog (TMB) that ...

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Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

The Film Blog: Of course, someone came for Mary Njoku

We have been wondering what took them so long, to be honest. Mary Remmy Njoku, actor, is wife of media ...

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Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

The Film Blog: Mary Njoku just wants to be big, that’s all.

So we are officially calling today The Njoku today. Because we are so inspired. So Biko, allow us. See Mary ...

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Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

The Media Blog: Jason Njoku is in a very, very, very good place

Man. the year I’ve had. #blessed — JasonNjoku (@JasonNjoku) October 18, 2016 The hashtag #blessed is generally for insecure teenagers ...

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Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

The Film Blog: We want to remember Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr for ‘Nowhere to run’

A number of people have tweeted tributes to the amazing Ken Saro-Wiwa, who no one has a nasty word to ...

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RoqeebahOctober 19, 2016

[The Presidential blog]: The emotional photos of the #21Girls you haven’t seen

Today, October 19th, President Muhammadu received the 21 Chibok girls that were released by Boko Haram last Thursday. He wasn’t ...

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RoqeebahOctober 19, 2016

Day 2: Countdown to Aisha Buhari’s apology #IsSheInBrusselsOrSwitzerland?

Update: She still hasn’t apologised. But that’s understandable. She’s not back home yet. She’s still at the African Women’s Forum ...

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ToluOctober 19, 2016

The Media Blog: Wow, Vogue just endorsed a candidate

It’s like ThisDay Style endorsing a candidate. Even though, some of you won’t be shocked by that – because Nigeria, ...

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ToluOctober 19, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: These are the ways Senator Bukola Saraki wants us fight corruption

The National Assembly resumed plenary sessions for the week today and amidst the flurry of activities, Senate President Bukola Saraki ...

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Isime EseneOctober 19, 2016

The Media Blog: Someone made our point better – If you don’t want it published, then don’t tweet it

We are really tired of all the false accusations of ‘plagiarism’ that people on Twitter throw about every now, and ...

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YWriterOctober 18, 2016

The Film Blog: What Nate Parker said about the Nigerian film market

Some of us on TFB believe that the best thing Nate Parker could have done for his image for his ...

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RoqeebahOctober 18, 2016

[The Presidential Blog]: Davido wants us to cut Buhari some slack

It’s not how we usually hear about Davido. I don’t remember a time when ‘Omo Baba Olowo’ has ever made comment ...

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Isime EseneOctober 18, 2016

The Film Blog: AFRIFF is finally here – with big news

It almost looked like it wasn’t gonna happen. That’s if you don’t know Chioma Ude. Because she will fight tooth ...

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YWriterOctober 18, 2016

The Media Blog: ‘Linda Ikeji S’ is launching on November 1 – “That’s the something big,” she says

“When I said something big is coming, I didn’t mean this office, or all of this,” Linda Ikeji told one ...

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YWriterOctober 18, 2016

The Film Blog: 3 comments provide an important minority view on Room 315

We came across these two comments, and as far as minority views go on this debate about plagiarism, they are ...

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YWriterOctober 18, 2016

The Film Blog: From #TheOtherRoom to #Room315 (and what we think)

In case you were looking for a room controversy that actually worth your time, rather than the teenage-boy fantasies of ...

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YWriterOctober 18, 2016

The Media Blog: Ha, these people just totally destroyed ‘DJ Cuppy Takes Africa’

If you don’t know ‘DJ Cuppy Takes Africa’, which launched on the brand new Fox Life last week, we can’t ...

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ToluOctober 18, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: President Buhari, Hon Jibrin and the anti-corruption sham

Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin still gets media coverage. With every – no longer shocking – revelation, Nigeria’s foremost whistleblower still gets ...

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ToluOctober 17, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: A dose of common sense for Mr President

A dose in time will be just right! Common sense advocate, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has a few words for President ...

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RoqeebahOctober 17, 2016

[The Presidential blog]: Buhari, his French counterpart and scandalous comments

President Buhari’s latest past time seems to be some weird determination to irk Nigerians. What else can explain his recent ...

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YWriterOctober 17, 2016

The Media Blog: We’re becoming mad fans of Africa Magic’s ‘Hustle’

You will remember the anticipation with which we welcomed Hustle (Weekdays, 9.30pm, Africa Magic Urban). And then the disappointment with ...

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YWriterOctober 17, 2016

The Film Blog: That’s how IK Ogbonna was just going on his way o, and trailer came to jam him

  By now you know we kinda like our good friends at TrueNollywoodStories, at least based on how many times ...

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YWriterOctober 17, 2016

The Media Blog: This is an actual headline, from an actual Nigerian newspaper

It ‘thundered’ so loud the cows died from all that noise making. Leadership newspaper, but why?  

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YWriterOctober 17, 2016

The Film Blog: We can’t find one good review for ‘A Trip to Jamaica’. No, not one.

  We went across the length and breadth of the Nigerian internet to see the reviews – and what we found ...

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YWriterOctober 17, 2016

Reading material: For those who work in media content (4)

Let’s go! We were just talking about Twitter as a media company the other day. Read 2. Amazon has a new ...

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RoqeebahOctober 15, 2016

[The Presidential blog]: The 7 ways Garba Shehu’s defense of Buhari doesn’t make sense

It is no News that having six aides attending to your media needs will not preclude the inability to properly respond ...

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YWriterOctober 15, 2016

The Film Blog: When Love Happens Again is a f__king stupid disgrace of a film

We wondered if to be truly honest about how we feel about this train-wreck of a film, especially if we ...

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