Category: Blogs

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Chinedu OkaforMarch 15, 2020

#UltimateLoveNG: Session time, and the ladies are reported for their stubbornness

It’s been a very dramatic week in the Love Pad, but then again, it always is. From evictions to nominations, ...

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Chinedu OkaforMarch 14, 2020

#UltimateLoveNG: True colors are beginning to show #PreshDavid

We are four weeks into the Ultimate Love reality show and who’s in and who’s out is a question we ...

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Chinedu OkaforMarch 14, 2020

#UltimateLoveNG: Bolar’s ship in trouble, as Arnold’s ex pays a surprise visit

It’s another weekend in the Ultimate Love Pad and Aunty decided to run back a play from last week’s play ...

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Chinedu OkaforMarch 12, 2020

#UltimateLoveNG: Jerry issues apology to his partner Meriton, as Micherry continues to wax strong

Like I once heard, life starts when the school ends; I’m not entirely sure this saying applies to Ultimate Love, ...

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Chinedu OkaforMarch 12, 2020

Ultimate Love may just be overtaking Big Brother Naija and here’s why

It’s saddening to see that Ultimate Love, a brilliantly produced reality TV series, has failed to hit the sort of ...

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EditorMarch 12, 2020

As Russia & Saudi Arabia fight over oil prices, a poorly prepared Nigeria will suffer

Over the last few years, Nigerians have lived in fear of fluctuating oil prices. Despite the efforts of successive governments ...

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EditorMarch 12, 2020

Papa Ajasco’s Ayo Abiodun is reinventing for the digital era as Bondu Alaska

There was a time when Wale Adenuga’s Papa Ajasco’s was the number one sitcom in the country, dominating weekly conversations ...

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EditorMarch 12, 2020

We cannot sacrifice poor people in our fight to curb the Coronavirus pandemic

Yesterday, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced it was upgrading its classification of the Coronavirus as a pandemic. It has ...

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Chinedu OkaforMarch 11, 2020

#UltimateLoveNG: Rosie becomes fan favourite after accusation of being manipulative

Seriously, how long did you think it would take before the claws star coming out in the Love Pad? Last ...

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Chinedu OkaforMarch 11, 2020

#UltimateLoveNG: ObiEbi rekindle their love after experiencing an epiphany

Last week and basically, throughout the entirety of the Ultimate Love show, Obichukwu and Ebiteinye; ObiEbi continue to endure what ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 11, 2020

Maryam Augie-Abdulmumin: Child education – An obligation, not an option

Children all over the world and especially in Nigeria, no matter their social status, socio-economic situation, circumstance or location have ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 11, 2020

#EndHomophobiaInNigeria is sweeping through the internet and ignoring it makes you complicit

For 24 hours, Twitter has been abuzz with #EndHomophobiaInNigeria – a reaction to a gay man murdered in Imo which ...

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EditorMarch 11, 2020

Kiki Mordi’s Life at the Bay is finally here

Before Kiki Mordi’s ground breaking investigative series #SexForGrades was released and she became the face of a movement for safer ...

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EditorMarch 11, 2020

Naira Marley: all your burning questions finally answered

With the current attention around Alhaji Abass Obesere, the original juju provocateur, thanks to his song ‘Egungun Be Careful’ attaining ...

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EditorMarch 11, 2020

Nigeria is doing everything right with its response to the Coronavirus

On Monday, July 9th, the Federal Ministry of Health announced that the country had recorded its second case of Coronavirus, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 10, 2020

The #YNaijaCover: Corona Wahala

    The drama behind the Coronavirus in Nigeria appears to be far from over, as the Lagos Government this ...

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Chinedu OkaforMarch 10, 2020

#UltimateLoveNG: Aunty saves the day

Following the altercations between couples from the past week, Aunty who has acted as both the show’s chaperone and Love ...

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Chinedu OkaforMarch 10, 2020

#UltimateLoveNG: The couple system may be ruining some of the housemates’ chances

It’s the beginning of a new week and as expected the Ultimate Love Pad is now one Couple short following ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 9, 2020

The #YNaijaCover: Ganduje laughs last?

In recent times, Kano appears to have been a theatre for ‘political plays’ of all sorts following the power tussle ...

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Edwin OkoloMarch 9, 2020

Maybe something good will come out of the Nigerian Premier League tragedy last weekend

Last weekend, during a routine Nigerian Premier League match between the Nassarawa United team and Katsina United, a Nassarawa United ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 9, 2020

“The incompatibility of the crown and conscience” | Our top 20 reactions to Emir Sanusi’s dethronement

The long-drawn battle between the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, and Governor Abdullahi Ganduje came to a climax Monday, ...

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EditorMarch 9, 2020

Chinonye Chukwu is directing the first two episodes of Americanah

The only way you haven’t heard of Chinonye Chukwu is if you weren’t following film news from 2019. Chukwu was ...

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Chinedu OkaforMarch 9, 2020

Iykeresa is tested with a surprise ex this week on #UltimateLoveNG

TGIF was the mood in the house on Friday, as the housemates in Love Pad prepared to take on a ...

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Chinedu OkaforMarch 9, 2020

ObiEbi face their toughest obstacle yet on #UltimateLoveNG

With the surprise visit on Friday from Iyke’s ex in the Love Pad during the Friday Night party, you would ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 8, 2020

I am Generation Equality: #EachForEqual, RED | For Africa C.O.O. Bukonla Adebakin sends special #IWD message

I am Generation Equality; EachForEqual The topic of equality is so vast and so broad, attempting to tackle it successfully ...

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Chinedu OkaforMarch 7, 2020

#UltimateLoveNG: Meet the Couple – ObiEbi

Old-school is a word that best describes this couple. Obichukwu and Ebiteinye’s response to most things in the house is ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 7, 2020

For its #IWD2020 special, Rubbin’ Minds profiles comeback queen Sola Sobowale and elder technocrat Oby Ezekwesili

March 8 is International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social. economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This ...

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Chinedu OkaforMarch 7, 2020

#UltimateLoveNG: ‘Aunty’ instructs housemates to coronate an Oba this weekend

Finding love in the Ultimate Love Pad, poses a more daunting task than merely living, eating and sleeping in the ...

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EditorMarch 6, 2020

The South-South finally joins the regional security force bandwagon

Since 2015, Nigeria has struggled with increasing insecurity. It has worsened as clashes between herdsmen and farmers led to several ...

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Edwin OkoloMarch 6, 2020

Is it too early to petition for Ifeoma Chukwuogo to get her own Netflix Naija series?

This week on the media blog has been all about Netflix. But can you really blame us? Ever since the ...

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