Category: Blogs

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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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Op-Ed EditorMay 25, 2020

10 Sundays gone – why we miss church services the way we do

by Ogbeche Ohotuowo Going to church is an important part of practicing the Christian faith for many people. In Hebrews 10:25, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 25, 2020

Vimbai Mutinhiri and Taymesan Emmanuel announced as Season Hosts for TFAA

Ahead of its fifteenth edition, The Future Awards Africa has rolled out an exciting lineup of activities surrounding its iconic ...

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Michael IsaacMay 25, 2020

Before laying claim to the ‘Odogwu’ title, here is what Nigerians expect from you

It is no news that the tension between many Nigerian artists is often not expressed, and when they eventually are ...

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EditorMay 25, 2020

Natalija Gormalova explores mysticism & disability in ‘Spirits We Dance’

As a photographer and member of the Ghanaian branch of Women Photograph, Natalija Gormalova understands when the power of a ...

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EditorMay 25, 2020

Lai Mohammed finally joins the bandwagon of politicians punishing journalists for free speech

Want to understand just how much trouble Nigeria is in? A sitting Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 23, 2020

Naeto C vs MI: Whose music was more influential?

by Ogbeche Ohotuowo Those who love music have been blessed with music battles from their favourite and not-so-favorite musicians and music ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 23, 2020

Dear Nigerian YouTuber, here’s how to navigate the minefield of music copyright

by  Toluwanimi Onakoya The Nigerian YouTube community is increasingly gaining ground and waxing stronger. Members are constantly multiplying even more so ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 23, 2020

Beyond Music: Fostering friendships amongst children of Nigerian Musicians

by Onakoya Toluwanimi Testing the discipline, honesty, and self-control of their children, several parents have put their kids to the ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 22, 2020

Ravi Zacharias: An important example for the Church in Nigeria

by Ogbeche Ohotuowo My people are ruined because they don’t know what’s right or true. Because you’ve turned your back on ...

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Bernard DayoMay 22, 2020

Netflix’s ‘Blood & Water’ is our new young-adult obsession

Blood & Water, which arrived Wednesday on Netflix, is the latest addition into the streamer’s exploding library of young-adult programming. ...

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EditorMay 22, 2020

Francophile Africa is finally economically free of French influence

We never thought we would see the day but it has finally happened. France has finally signed into law, a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 22, 2020

#Media100: Toolz, Fisayo Soyombo, Luvvie Ajayi Jones, Abdulbaki Jari | See the 100 most influential culture curators

What do you see happening in the world when you look through your window? Let’s assume you see what we ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 22, 2020

The Mbira Instrument: How Google Doodles are amplifying the African voice

by  Toluwanimi Onakoya If you’ve ever googled anything, you are most likely aware of the infamous Google doodle. Google is known ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 20, 2020

Should ‘Abuja Pastors’ be allowed to break the law that grace may abound?

by Ogbeche Ohotuowo 22 Many will say to Me in that day, ‘Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 20, 2020

Lagbaja at 60: The enigma behind the mask

by  Toluwanimi Onakoya As a Nigerian, you’ve most likely quoted Lagbaja’s lyrics in everyday mundane banter with friends and family. ...

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EditorMay 20, 2020

Eid celebrations are around the corner, how can Northern states celebrate safely?

Today, the government of Jigawa state announced it was relaxing its strict lock down and reinstating movement privileges for Keke ...

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EditorMay 19, 2020

With another university strike on its way, will Nigerian students ever catch a break?

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) has announced it will be going on a two week ...

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EditorMay 19, 2020

Chris Oyakhilome messed with the wrong government and got sanctioned for it

Chris Oyakhilome, Founder of Believer’s Loveworld, is back in the news. A few weeks ago, he was trending across Nigeria ...

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EditorMay 18, 2020

International flights to Nigeria might resume in June so brace yourselves

Last week it was announced that Arik Air, one of Nigeria’s premier airlines was furloughing 90% of its staff and ...

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Edwin OkoloMay 18, 2020

Can the drive-in cinema experience save Nollywood’s movie going culture?

Over the weekend, two of the country’s biggest players in the Nollywood cineplex industry made some important announcements. They were ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 17, 2020

Pastor Sam Adeyemi: ”In marriage, the most important sex organ is your mind”

In this era of broken Christian marriages, the focus on God and his intentions for marriage has been ignored. What’s ...

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EditorMay 15, 2020

Funmi Iyanda, Mc Oluomo & 2Face have a sit down this week on Public Eye

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a man as misunderstood as Mr. Musuliu Akinsanya, known to ...

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EditorMay 15, 2020

Chinese Doctors allowed into the country by the ministry of health have gone AWOL

Nigeria will disgrace you. This is a maxim that has become famous among young Millennial Nigerians and one we at ...

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EditorMay 14, 2020

#SaveKatsinaNow is bringing attention to the violence plaguing the president’s home state

News about the Coronavirus has all but taken over news feeds across the country. It is on all the platforms, ...

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EditorMay 14, 2020

@StephanieBusari is modelling how journalism must lead during the Covid19 pandemic.

The Coronavirus crisis is arguably the biggest story of the new century. Like the Spanish Flu pandemic that ravaged the ...

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EditorMay 13, 2020

Kiitana is expanding her portfolio, and bringing love to IGTV

If there’s one thing the restrictions on movement as a result of the pandemic has created, its the drive for ...

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