Category: Blogs

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Chinedu OkaforJune 17, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: “Frodd was embarrassing our Igbo brothers”| Reunion Day 10

During the Big Brother Naija “Pepper Dem” Reunion Show last night, an interesting revelation was made. Anyone who watched the ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 16, 2020

How should Mo Abudu cast her forthcoming Netflix films?

by Toluwanimi Onakoya Casting can make or break a movie. The performance and credibility of actors are what make a story ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 16, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: On Day 9, it’s kiss and make up for Ella and Tacha

The Big Brother Naija Reunion show last night was glitz and glam as Ebuka sat down with the beautiful ladies ...

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EditorJune 16, 2020

Oluwatoyin Salau is dead today because of toxic Nigerian parenting

Yesterday, news filtered onto the internet that 19 year old Nigerian American activist, Oluwatoyin Salau had been found. Or at ...

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EditorJune 16, 2020

Netflix is about to go all in with a second season of ‘Blood & Water’

Its official, Netflix is finally convinced that original African content, featuring African talent, scripted and produced by African talent will ...

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Michael IsaacJune 15, 2020

‘The Odogwu’ title may just be for Cobhams with this sweet clip showing his talent

There are quite a number of things Nigerians expect before anyone can lay claim to ‘The Odogwu’ title in the ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 14, 2020

Is it a surprise that Naira Marley is breaking the rules again?

For the last three years, there has been a ‘disruptive brand of music’ in Nigeria. Disruptive in a good sense, ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 13, 2020

#PublishingPaidMe: How Black and White authors shocked the internet

by Toluwanimi Onakoya Do you consider yourself a bookworm? Have you ever wondered how much your favourite author was paid for ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 12, 2020

New Nollywood: Can a sequel ruin a good movie?

by Toluwanimi Onakoya As an avid movie watcher, you’ve probably heard of the school of thought that a sequel can never ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 12, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: Reunion Day 8 and Kim is dragged for not ‘getting along’ with the girls

It was Day 8 of the Big Brother Naija “Pepper Dem” Reunion and last night on the show, Ebuka hosted ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 11, 2020

Media trends in the ‘new normal’ you may want to consider for brand awareness

by Toluwanimi Onakoya The Coronavirus pandemic has left the world staggering in its wake. Having affected 158 countries, the effects of ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 11, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: It’s Day 7 and Mercy engages Omashola in a brawl

“Wetin I go use your shine do, na me be the winner, na una need my clout,” Mercy says to ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 10, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: At long last, Seyi tenders an apology on Day 6

“Be careful with the words you say, they can be forgiven, but they would never be forgotten.” Perhaps someone should ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 9, 2020

Is the era of #MeToo forcing the Nigerian music industry to accountability?

Despite the current pandemic, there has been marches and protests on the streets of Nigeria. Women of all ages came ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 9, 2020

#YNaijaBBNUpdates: Allegations of betrayal and disappointment rock Day 5

The BBN Reunion show, which sees housemates of the Big Brother reality TV show, from the previous season get together ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 8, 2020

YouTuber, Jackie Aina is making a bigger name for herself and it stretches our smiles

by Onakoya Toluwanimi “It’s Jackie Jackie Jackie!” Our favourite makeup YouTuber, Jackie Aina continues to inspire us as she makes ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 8, 2020

Build your own table: Why women should listen to Beyonce

by Onakoya Toluwanimi It is no surprise to learn that women, especially Black women, struggle and are exploited in the music ...

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Logan FebruaryJune 5, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: ‘There is Hope’, A Note from the Guest Editor, Logan February

For much of our recent past, the year 2020 was held as a symbol of futurism in collective imagination. We ...

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EditorJune 5, 2020

Rejoice Ndani TV stans! Season 2 of Phases is finally on its way

This has been a difficult month for Nigerians. From the anxiety that has followed the relaxation of strict government restrictions ...

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EditorJune 5, 2020

Nigeria has a sexual offender register, we encourage you to use it

Nigeria has a sexual offenders register. I know that sounds ridiculous considering everything that has happened on Nigerian twitter this ...

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Michael IsaacJune 4, 2020

Toke Makinwa celebrates 10 years of impact and excellence in media

Safely speaking, the origin story of Toke Makinwa’s foray into the Nigerian media can be traced to her radio career ...

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Edwin OkoloJune 3, 2020

Will the church fail women on Ayo Ajani, as it did on Biodun Fatoyinbo?

This time last year, Nigerians were horrified to find out that Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, spiritual head of the Commonwealth of ...

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Michael IsaacJune 3, 2020

Dr. Tony Rapu featured on ‘ThisDay Style,’ speaks on the role of the Church amid a pandemic

Dr. Tony Rapu, the Lead Pastor at This Present House, Lekki, Lagos, is on the cover of the latest edition ...

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EditorJune 2, 2020

Ebola is far from dead, are we taking notice?

For the last three months, Nigeria has struggled to contain the novel Coronavirus, the country’s most robust response to a ...

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EditorJune 2, 2020

Lala Akindoju is sharing her tips for breaking into Nollywood

In case you havent heard, Lala Akindoju, actress extraordinaire, acting coach and now show runner for the new Netflix Naija ...

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EditorJune 1, 2020

BANTU asks the important questions about the government on ‘Animal Carnival’

The premise of “Animal Carnival” is a simple question- how does one make sense of the outlandish and insane realities of Nigeria ...

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EditorJune 1, 2020

#JusticeForUwa is a reminder that rape culture makes all women unsafe

Uwa Omozuwa was a 22 year old woman and a student of University of Benin. She had a life, had ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 30, 2020

“It’s a Mense World:” When should Men shut up?

by Toluwanimi Onakoya There is a discussion panel of five men. Can you guess the topic of discussion? Economic recession? ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 30, 2020

Santi brings boundless versatility to The Late Night Show with Daisy Ola

by Ogbeche Ohotuwo There’s a musical revolution happening right now, and Santi is a huge part of the movement. Other players ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 29, 2020

Ric Hassani is becoming a sweetheart for many and we love to see it

by Ogbeche Ohotuwo There’s so much bad news going on in every corner of the world. In 2020 alone, we have ...

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