Category: Blogs

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Kola MuhammedNovember 3, 2020

7 talking points from Tiwa Savage’s interview with Ebuka (part 1)

Widely dubbed the queen of Afrobeats, Tiwatope Savage, better known as Tiwa Savage, is no doubt a leading voice on ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 3, 2020

Northern governors join push for social media regulation and the reasons are obvious

There seems to be something about social media that Nigerian leaders are wary about and the latest move from Northern ...

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Michael IsaacNovember 1, 2020

All you need to know about Kunle Afolayan’s widely anticipated movie, ‘Citation’

Originally slated for an early release in August, Kunle Afolayan‘s latest feature film, ‘Citation‘, was pushed forward to the 6th ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 1, 2020

How the success of the US Navy Seal made a mockery of us

Despite all kinds of scrutiny that security agents have been subjected to in the past weeks owing to the #EndSARS ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 31, 2020

Is it time we got a Davido-Wizkid collaboration?

The rivalry between Wizkid and Davido is perhaps the most pronounced in Nigeria’s entertainment space and one thing that has ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 31, 2020

There’s riot police to control chaos but IGP Adamu wants officers to ‘fight back’ instead | #EndSARS

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has been the subject of national and international scrutiny in the past weeks as the ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 30, 2020

#MadeInLagos or London? Wizkid’s new album speaks to a surprising audience

There was a slight feeling of deja vu 11:11 pm, October 29, when there was no development concerning the release ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 30, 2020

Wizkid breaks the internet, as his star power spotlights other artistes

It’s been a tough few weeks for young Nigerians all over the world, and with all the turmoil and heartbreaking ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 30, 2020

After report of an international music deal, can Cynthia Morgan pull off a career comeback?

Although nothing has been heard from her stable in a while, only few would imagine that a once burgeoning music ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 30, 2020

Let’s examine if we should blame the #COVID19 palliatives ‘looters’ for being greedy – or not

It was a historic moment when the very generation that was thought to be more concerned with social profiles than ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 29, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Nigerian-born Efe Ajagba is set to face Tyson Fury for the WBC title

Could all the world heavyweight boxing championship titles be held by a Nigerian? Possibly, following news of Tyson Fury’s potential ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 29, 2020

Desmond Elliot needs to be reminded that Nigerian youth are not the problem

Desmond Elliot is back in the headlines and this time, he is on about erosion of culture on the part ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 29, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Here’s why the world is raving over Marcus Rashford

What defines an athlete? Most sports analysts would say said athlete’s level of play. And, in the world of sports, ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 29, 2020

Music concerts can also help push youth political participation

In an alternate reality where there is no such thing as a coronavirus pandemic, #EndSARS protests, carnage, socio-political tension nor ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 28, 2020

Erica makes a case for hottest new actress with her short film, #MercyMercyMovie

It’s been barely 48 hours since Big Brother Naija’s lockdown season contestant Erica Nlewedim announced the launch of her YouTube ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 28, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Ronaldo vs Messi showdown not happening, owing to a small misunderstanding

Remember how excited the football world was to discover that both Lionel Messi’s team Barcelona, and Cristiano Ronaldo’s team, Juventus, ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 27, 2020

Why a youth-only political party might not be the best idea

by Adewale Alabi During the #EndSARS protests, there was a lot of exemplary coordination and strategizing that the youths involved ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 27, 2020

Tribute to Tope Alabi at 50: How the gospel music industry never recovered from ‘Ore ti o common’

Nigerian Gospel musician and icon, Tope Alabi, is unarguably one of the greatest to grace the Nigeria gospel music scene ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 27, 2020

Banky W’s latest single, ‘Talk and do’, highlights the need for more conscious music

Given how events in the past week have played out, with many Nigerians left exasperated, many musicians have continued to ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 26, 2020

The AMA’s are here, and we are already predicting these artistes to take home the gold

The America Music Awards 2020 is in full swing as the nominees are unveiled. Among them are some of the ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 26, 2020

Here’s all you need to know about Chimamanda Adichie’s new book; Zikora + excerpt

Nigerian literary icon, Chimamanda Adichie is set to release a new book after a 7-year hiatus. Chimamanda, whose last released ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 26, 2020

FG through the NBC want to abridge history and the sanction is just a failed attempt | #EndSARS

Going by the press release put out by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Tuesday, October 20, 2020, basically cautioning Nigerian ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 26, 2020

Minister Fashola must think we are in ‘the era of the dumb’ so this is what we must do

Indeed, the latest reports of former Lagos governor and the current Federal minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola “discovering” ...

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Wilfred OkicheOctober 26, 2020

Lovers Rock, Night of the Kings, Beginning…The most notable films of #NYFF58

In keeping with the non-competitive nature of the New York Film Festival (NYFF) which ran from September 17 to October ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 26, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Lewis Hamilton joins the #EndSARS movement, then proceeds to break a world record

The record for most first-place victories in auto racing league Formula 1, now belongs to Lewis Hamilton, with a record ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 22, 2020

Kunle Afolayan’s intention to script #LekkiMassacre is a path other creatives should follow

The evening of October 20, 2020, at the Lekki toll gate plaza, Lagos, is a gory moment which will be ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 22, 2020

On Beyonce and Miss Tina: When ‘working behind the scenes’ does not suffice | #EndSARS

by Adewale Alabi When the #EndSARS/#EndSWAT protest started, no one particularly saw the need for foreign support.  As time went ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 21, 2020

How Mo Abudu helped to seal Oscars pidgin recognition for Nollywood

While agitation for reforms across sectors continues to inform gatherings on Nigerian streets and roads, a clamour which was made ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 20, 2020

Over 150,000 people on DJ Switch’s IG Live saw how Nigerian security operatives opened fire on peaceful protesters

Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu had ordered an indefinite 24-hour curfew, citing increased violence and take-over of peaceful protests by thugs ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 20, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: UEFA set to kick off tonight with a big bang as Man United takes on PSG

It is said that the first chapter of a book is often the difference between the readers finishing the entire ...

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