Category: Blogs

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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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Op-Ed EditorMay 29, 2020

Chimamanda is reviving the art of storytelling via Instagram

Bedtime storytelling is not a universally shared experience amongst Nigerians. Many Nigerians weren’t raised to the calming voice of their ...

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EditorMay 29, 2020

Hunter’s Game just crossed 100k views, but you can still catch up

While everyone else might be ambivalent about the Coronavirus pandemic, show runners seem to be having blast. At no point ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 29, 2020

Tony Allen: Pioneer of Afrobeat Music and the controversies of his legacy

Tony Allen, the renowned Afrobeat drummer, songwriter and composer, died on 30 April 2020, at the age of 79. As ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 28, 2020

Tiwa Savage: Are women really the enemies of one another?

by Toluwanimi Onakoya “Women are always tearing other women down,” “Women are bitchy and catty,” “Women are women’s worst enemies.” Is ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 27, 2020

Children’s Day 2020: Meet 3 young stars you hardly knew rock the DJ world

by Ogbeche Ohotuowo In celebration of Children’s Day 2020, we recognise the many children who are creating waves in different sectors, ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 27, 2020

Have you “streamed Haba” today? | Blaqbonez’ aggressive and brilliant marketing strategy

by Onakoya Toluwanimi He says he’s an upcoming artist on Wednesdays- only on Wednesdays. If you don’t know who I’m ...

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EditorMay 27, 2020

Def Jam Africa will give Naija Rap much needed global representation

Last week, the world woke up to two Billboard Music covers, one featuring Davido and Tiwa Savage and the other ...

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EditorMay 27, 2020

Governor Wike adds another twist to Rivers state’s never ending lock down saga

Less than a week after Governor Nyesom Wike put out videos of himself personally leading patrol squads banded to enforce ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 26, 2020

Money push or Boyhood dreams: Will Odion Ighalo become the highest paid African footballer ever?

by Ogbeche Ohotuowo Super Eagles Striker, Odion Ighalo is on the path to making great history in football while acquiring ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 26, 2020

”I was in a place of sadness”- PR professional Ronke Bamisedun shatters her ”perfect picture” image on latest episode of #WithChude

On the latest episode of #WithChude, PR professional, Ronke Bamisedun sits in a conversation with Chude Jideonwo, Founder of Joy, ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 26, 2020

Playstation 5: Will video gaming become the ‘new normal’ for sports lovers?

by Onakoya Toluwanimi Social media went into a frenzy when Sony released a demo video, earlier this week, displaying sneak peeks ...

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EditorMay 26, 2020

Cinema Pointer can’t decide if it’s a religious watchdog or a professional review site

For most of 2019, Cinema Pointer was one of the more exciting film review platforms on the internet. Run almost ...

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EditorMay 26, 2020

In Imo, Hope Uzodinma just made political office less lucrative

Just two months ago, Governor Hope Uzodinma was making waves in the media for election based reasons. To the surprise ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 25, 2020

Burna Boy: Does Cancel Culture really matter in pop culture and how far is too far?

by Ogbeche Ohotuowo When a celebrity or public figure does something that majority of people find offensive, such as making ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 25, 2020

The ‘trial of Cynthia Morgan’ and the lesson worth learning

by Onakoya Toluwanimi Ever been going about your day and you hear someone randomly ask, “What about Cynthia Morgan?” Be it ...

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