Category: Blogs

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EditorMay 13, 2020

Abubakar Shekau & Boko Haram are making headlines, but is it all good news?

After almost a year of silence, a new audio recording purportedly from Abubakar Shekau, the religious and military leader of ...

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EditorMay 12, 2020

Blood and Water is Netflix’s first African YA original, and we are long overdue

Across the world, the Young Adult genre of entertainment has become a juggernaut of a sub-genre, spawning global franchises with ...

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EditorMay 12, 2020

Governor Nyesom Wike’s antics in Rivers is a prime example of Nigerian lawlessness

On Sunday, 10th May 2020, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State began to act on his promises to punish Rivers ...

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Ado AminuMay 12, 2020

Through the lens of stan behaviour; the phenomenon of Tacha

Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Anita Natacha Akide simply known as Tacha is trending again today, under a new pretext, ...

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EditorMay 11, 2020

#JusticeForJennifer must not be allowed to become another empty hashtag

If you have followed the news, the you must understand that one of the inevitable outcomes of the restrictions on ...

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EditorMay 11, 2020

John Boyega, Oli Ekun, Lekan Kingkong & the ethics of social media success

Yesterday on Twitter, Nigerian born actor and director John Boyega released a short skit. The premise was simple, the Coronavirus ...

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EditorMay 8, 2020

Yvonne Orji is making the leap to comedy with her first HBO special

It might have taken 4 years and 4 seasons of HBO’s Insecure, and a highly rated podcast with fellow Nigerian ...

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EditorMay 7, 2020

Bishop Oyedepo turns conspiracy theorist, but really are we surprised?

Just a few weeks ago, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of Believer’s Love World went on the offensive. He accused the Nigerian ...

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EditorMay 7, 2020

Green Worship enlists Dunsin Oyekan, Shola Allyson & other gospel heavyweights for ‘Hold To His Hand’

Since the first case of Coronavirus was recorded in Lagos, Nigeria on the 28th of February, many have looked to ...

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EditorMay 6, 2020

Did TG Omori plaigarise Jenn Nkiru for his ‘Adura’ video?

There is a difference drawing inspiration from another artist’s work, and straight up plaigarising it for your own benefit. This ...

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EditorMay 6, 2020

Nigerians look to Madagascar for a cure as they ask for a #LockdownExtension

If you have been following the global news, then you know Island nation Madagascar has been getting a lot of ...

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EditorMay 5, 2020

The NCDC Bill is yet another underhanded attempt to erase human rights in Nigeria

Something is underfoot in the Nigerian senate. In an unprecedented move for a legislature that is notorious for dragging its ...

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EditorMay 5, 2020

Netflix is celebrating Africa Month with a ‘Made In Africa’ collection

Netflix today announced the introduction of a Made in Africa collection – a curated list of African series, films and ...

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EditorMay 4, 2020

Clarence Peters is being scapegoated by a deficient police force

Last week, it was announced that Nigerian choreographer and performer Love Divine (known in media circles as Picture Kodak) had ...

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EditorMay 4, 2020

The Badchelors is here to feed your fix for Ngozi Nwosu & Lagos drama

Last week, Skinny Girl in Transit finally closed out its 6th season with a highly anticipated finale that drew in ...

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Chioma Iwunze-IbiamMay 4, 2020

Can You Sue An Airline For Infecting You With Coronavirus?

Imagine flying first class in a reputable airline. Imagine the passenger beside you sneezed and coughed frequently throughout the duration ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 3, 2020

#WithChude: “I bought a new car to kill myself”- Ubi Franklin opens up on his turbulent years

Last night’s episode of #WithChude featured entertainment executive, entrepreneur, and founder of the record label, Made Men Music Group, Ubi Franklin. On ...

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EditorApril 30, 2020

Lagos is opening up in a few days, here’s what you need to know to stay safe

Yesterday Governor Sanwo-Olu announced that in line with federal directives, Lagos state would start easing its strict lock down measures ...

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EditorApril 30, 2020

Kunle Afolayan is giving a directing masterclass this weekend on Youtube’s #WithMe series

Youtube has really come through for Nigerians during this pandemic with their #WithMe series that taps influential creators across various ...

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EditorApril 29, 2020

Simi & Ladi Poe are the latest popstars to hack tiktok virality

Music focused social media platform Tiktok has really exploded in Nigeria, thanks to the quarantine and the thousands of challenges ...

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EditorApril 29, 2020

Almajiri are a high risk community during this pandemic, how will we protect them?

Reports coming out of Kano over the last two weeks have been horrifying. An estimated 200 – 700 deaths have ...

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EditorApril 28, 2020

Funmi Iyanda returns to take her crown as the queen of talk

We are in truly uncertain times and looking for the familiar and the comforting to help us make sense of ...

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EditorApril 28, 2020

#COVID19: A curfew is not the end of the world

Anyone who actively follows the conversation around the government’s response on the Coronavirus pandemic must have been very confused by ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 27, 2020

#WithChude | Oluwaseun Osowobi details experience with sexual abuse: “He pulled and dragged me on the floor…”

On last night’s episode of the TV show, #WithChude, Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, Executive Director of Stand to End Rape Initiative ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 27, 2020

“The only thing I held dearly to myself was taken away from me”- Oluwaseun Osowobi talks experience with sexual abuse on second episode of #WithChude

On last night’s episode of the TV show, #WithChude, Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, Executive Director of Stand to End Rape Initiative ...

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EditorApril 27, 2020

Bolanle Austen Peters is bringing her best plays to YouTube

Yesterday, several thousand Nigerians gathered on the Bolanle Austen Peters Youtube channel to relive, Moremi the Musical, shown for the ...

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Mojisola OgunlolaApril 24, 2020

Mamman Daura’s heartfelt tribute to Abba Kyari invokes apathy from Nigerians

Following the burial ceremony of Late Abba Kyari, which broke the internet and unfortunately, the rules of social distancing, the ...

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EditorApril 23, 2020

A national lock down is finally coming, just as we predicted

A few weeks ago, we predicted that unless Nigerians started taking the Coronavirus seriously, especially privileged Nigerians with social mobility, ...

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EditorApril 23, 2020

Davido & Tems bring Naija star power to Khalid’s ‘Know Your Worth’

Is there any Nigerian pop star as on the money as Davido? Even during a global pandemic that actually personally ...

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Edwin OkoloApril 22, 2020

Kano state is experiencing a spike in coronavirus cases, we should be very worried

News coming out of Kano state over the last few days have been truly sobering. The state run by Governor ...

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