Category: Blogs

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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, ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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? ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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” ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
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 ...

Proportion
Rachel OgbuNovember 8, 2016

The Sexuality Blog: When LGBT activist, Bisi Alimi married Anthony in the UK (PHOTOS)

The official photos are not out yet but who can wait? It is the historic Nigerian wedding of the year ...

Proportion
Media BloggerNovember 8, 2016

The Media Blog: Arese Ugwu is here to slay

Maybe it’s the recession. Maybe it’s the result of constant badgering and a generation of women awakening and eager to ...

Proportion
Media BloggerNovember 8, 2016

The Film Blog: ‘This Is It’ has our attention, and Lowladee is a quiet storm

Nigeria’s film industry will be great(er). There is no doubt. It is a logical impossibility for that to not be ...

Proportion
ToluNovember 8, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Hon Jibrin premieres his anti-corruption international campaign in London

Suspended lawmaker, Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin declared via Twitter few hours ago, “I WILL NOT RETURN TO NIGERIA UNLESS MY SAFETY ...

Proportion
Media BloggerNovember 7, 2016

The Media Blog: The Naked Convos is getting in the TV business

Remember when we mentioned our friends over at The Naked Convos making big moves? Well they’ve just announced that an adaptation of ...

Proportion
Media BloggerNovember 7, 2016

The Film Blog: We’re not sure about First Stars

For all of the problems Nollywood has (and has had,) a lack of raw talent is at the bottom of ...

Proportion
Media BloggerNovember 7, 2016

Reading material: What you should be reading if you work in media content (7)

1.  Because this Nevada issue is not a small one: http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2016/11/03/fivethirtyeight_predictions_on_nevada_conflict.html 2. The streaming wars have only just begun: http://techfinancials.co.za/are-we-streaming-into-political-participation-through-a-personalized-on-demand-tv-diet/ 3. Podcasts ...

Proportion
Media BloggerNovember 6, 2016

The Media Blog: Pulse TV is already looking to the future

One simple look at Pulse TV’s ‘video’ page says it all. The publication is already moving strongly into the disaggregated ...

Proportion
Media BloggerNovember 6, 2016

The Media Blog: BellaNaija’s video war

Bella Naija is waging war on this our internet. Shebi you people said video is the future? Okay now. BN is ...

Proportion
ToluNovember 5, 2016

Eye on Ambode: Governor inspects project sites, Senate Committee on Marine Transport visit Lagos

As we keep our watchful eye on Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, this weekend again, we bring you a recap of some ...

cool good eh love2 cute confused notgood numb disgusting fail