Category: Blogs

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YWriterSeptember 20, 2016

The Film Blog: This is how a London paper demolished Brad Pitt

Ready. Set. Dead. This is how London’s City AM reported the news of one Oscar winning star divorcing another Oscar ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 20, 2016

The Film Blog: For 93 Days’ Steve Gukas, this must be personal

Everyone had a sneaking suspicion that Steve Gukas was a master storyteller. Unfortunately, ‘A Place in The Stars’ came in ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 20, 2016

The Film Blog: ‘Green White Green’ was the real star of TIFF 2016 – but you didn’t hear about it, because… feferity

In the din of the well made ’93 Days’, the well hyped ‘The Wedding Party’, and the badly-bashed ‘Okafor’s Law’ ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 20, 2016

The Media Blog: This is where we say ‘Linda Ikeji STUNS’ on the cover of…

You know when it comes to photo stories in every blog these days – celebrities either ‘stun’, ‘sizzle’ or ‘storm’. ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 20, 2016

The Film Blog: So is BellaNaija’s Atoke a film critic or not, or just when she says she is?

We love BellaNaija. Family, really. And so, we have to love Atoke. And no reason not to really – she ...

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ToluSeptember 20, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Vote of confidence or not? Hon Dogara will be on the spot today

Play time is over and members of the Nigerian Senate and House of Representatives will resume their sworn duties today, ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 20, 2016

The Media Blog: Ifan just proved that print magazine covers can still pack a punch

What was everyone talking about all over the blogs yesterday? Toke Makinwa. What exactly were they saying about Toke? All ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 20, 2016

The Media Blog: Americans have no trust in their media – as usual

Over the past few years, trust in America’s media has continued to trend downwards – on track to hit zero ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

The Media Blog: The Huffington Post is coming to “sub-saharan Africa”

Someone should warn them that people in Sub-Saharan Africa don’t like to be called by that name – especially when ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

Chude Jideonwo: Why you absolutely must watch 93 Days

The entire cinema was suspended in respectful silence, stunned for more than a full minute – as the movie, 93 ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

So we’re experimenting with The Film Blog…

It’s a bit too soon, isn’t it? Yeah, we have had this debate with ourselves over the past two weeks ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

The Film Blog: You should totally see what Bovi did with ‘It’s Her Day’

Bovi Ugboma produced his first film, launched last week, and of course it’s a comedy. We went to the cinemas ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

The Film Blog: We have to disagree with this review of 93 Days

Harry Itie is a smart guy. We like him. He anchors the Entertainment beat on TV Continental. And he runs ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

The Film Blog: We hope Naz Onuzo reads this review – and pays attention

Chinaza Onuzo is clearly one of the leading lights for that project they call New Nollywood. You don’t know him ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

The Media Blog: Jason Njoku has made a very, very important move with IrokoX

So, it’s always interesting to follow Jason’s Njoku’s moves – not just because iROKO is a big fish in a ...

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AzeezSeptember 19, 2016

Budget Padding Tracker: Ignore Jibrin, he is a psychiatric case – Chief Whip

The Chief Whip of the House of Representatives, Alhassan Doguwa on Sunday said Nigerians should ignore the former Chairman of the House ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 18, 2016

The Film Blog: 93 Days got the Oby Ezekwesili stamp of approval

If we weren’t planning to see the biopic 93 Days, now we certainly are. We have been a bit worried. ...

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RoqeebahSeptember 17, 2016

[The Presidential Blog]: How To Get Away With Plagiarism

“If anything goes wrong, I will take responsibility, and I will fix it. That is what it means to lead”. ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 17, 2016

The Media Blog: No, we’re not even joking. Adesuwa Onyenokwe is interviewing Bobrisky today

We can’t help you if you are in the media and you don’t know Adesuwa Onyenokwe. Icon of the talk ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 17, 2016

The Media Blog: Former Gawker staff appear not to know that something has happened to them sha

You know we love Gawker here. So we keep keeping tabs, even though it’s not a Nigerian company. It’s only ...

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Ada IgboanugoSeptember 16, 2016

PODCAST: Toyin Subair’s HiTV expose, Nigeria’s PayTV explosion and more on The Media Blog Uncensored

Ifeoma Areh is creative director of Wildflower PR & Company, Lekan Olanrewaju is a scriptwriter (credits including Tinsel and Hotel ...

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ToluSeptember 15, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Buruji Kashamu is the messiah of Ogun East district

Fellow Nigerians, What comes to mind when you see a crowd this large in Nigeria? A religious convention? Voters at ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 15, 2016

The Media Blog: Is like the Nigerian army don’t want to respect themselves

Plenty of bad news have emerged from reporters and storytellers focused relentlessly on the tragedy of the north – famine, ...

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ToluSeptember 14, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Once recess is over, recession will be packing its bags too

In a Sallah speech, Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki has assured Nigerians that upon resumption, the upper chamber will begin ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 14, 2016

The Media Blog: Konbini.com arrived Nigeria prepared for a media war

Konbini.com, launched in 2008 in perhaps is a global media company with a presence in France, Mexico, the United Kingdom, ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 14, 2016

The Media Blog: How Oby Ezekwesili came for Naij

So, legacy media houses have been taking turns making a fool of themselves recently. 9. This 3rd apology within 3 ...

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YWriterSeptember 14, 2016

The Media Blog: The latest Media Big Boys? Osagie Alonge and Tunde Kara, from Pulse

Last week we updated you on Rich Tanksley. Former head honcho at Pulse Nigeria, who took the unrefined and made ...

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YWriterSeptember 14, 2016

The Media Blog: The New York Times just made life difficult for all journalists

Actually they didn’t ‘just’, it’s a reminder. But we can’t imagine living under these conditions. As we enter the home ...

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YWriterSeptember 14, 2016

The Media Blog: Big Cabal’s Osarumen Osamuyi is moving up in the world

In another life, many many moons ago, it would almost be inconceivable that we would be here writing about the ...

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RoqeebahSeptember 13, 2016

[The Presidential Blog]: The President will address the 71st UNGA; and I’ve written his speech

I’ll be the first to admit that my heading is a little misleading. It’s for good reason. This is an ...

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