Category: Culture

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Edwin OkoloMay 21, 2019

Daydream Esoterica is Victor Ehikhamenor’s homecoming and an homage to Lagos

If there is one principle that has consistently defined Victor Ehikhamenor’s art practice, it is the idea that the art ...

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Bernard DayoMay 20, 2019

Now that ‘Game of Thrones’ is over, here are three reasons you should read Marlon James’ African fantasy novel, ‘Black Leopard, Red Wolf’

After eight long years and a six-episode season, Game of Thrones came to an end on Sunday night. Daenerys dies ...

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Bernard DayoMay 19, 2019

Entertainment roundup: Santi releases debut album ‘Mandy and The Jungle’; Asa releases new single ‘The Beginning’ after five-year hiatus | Other stories

Here are the biggest stories you may have missed in entertainment during the week and others that unraveled while you ...

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Bernard DayoMay 18, 2019

We love Folake Olowofoyeku in the trailer for ‘Bob Hearts Abishola,’ but good God what was that accent?

The trailer for the upcoming CBS comedy Bob Hearts Abishola was out on Thursday and, judging by the reactions from ...

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Bernard DayoMay 17, 2019

Lupita Nyong’o’s brilliant performances in ”Us” has received nominations for the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards

Let me say one thing: Lupita Nyong’o‘s performance in Jordan Peele‘s horror movie Us was brilliant. And she should get ...

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Bernard DayoMay 16, 2019

How can we escape the stupidity of Okon’s videos justifying rape? Don’t watch them

Before now, no one knew Imeh Bishop aka Okon existed until he recently posted an incendiary video on his Instagram: ...

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Bernard DayoMay 14, 2019

We prayed and Asa answered with a song – ‘The Beginning’ is here and we are saved

After years of drought, Asa has finally given us new music. Teasing her new material on Twitter last week was ...

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Bernard DayoMay 12, 2019

Entertainment roundup: New ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ trailer to be featured as ‘Endgame’ post-credits scene; Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcome baby number four | Other stories

Here are the biggest stories you may have missed in entertainment during the week and others that unraveled while you ...

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Bernard DayoMay 10, 2019

Asa has teased new music and we feel pure and blessed already

If, like me, you are simply tired of the onslaught of noisy pop songs then you are in luck. Today, ...

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Bernard DayoMay 6, 2019

Harry Song granted an interview to BBC Pidgin about his depression and we absolutely love it

Last year September, Harry Song posted a disturbing message on his Instagram: he wanted his fans not to cry for ...

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Bernard DayoMay 6, 2019

The fourth season of ‘Big Brother Naija’ is set to premiere this June

Since the previous season of Big Brother Naija show tagged Double Wahala ended in 2018, fans have been anticipating the ...

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Bernard DayoMay 5, 2019

Entertainment roundup: Tiwa Savage leaves Mavin, signs new record deal with Universal Music Group; ‘Game of Thrones’ director casts Nigerian actor Shobowale Bamgbose in Warner Bros film | Other stories

Here are the biggest stories you may have missed in entertainment during the week and others that unraveled while you ...

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Bernard DayoMay 3, 2019

Tonto Dikeh is playing with the idea of writing a tell-all book titled ‘Surviving Churchill’

Tonto Dikeh‘s buzzy, tell-all interview is still reverberating through social media, wherein she countered claims made by her ex-husband Churchill ...

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Alexander OnukwueMay 3, 2019

The wife of Malawi’s vice president rapping to campaign for her husband is all what you need to see today

On May 21, Malawians will head to the polls to vote in the general elections. As such, Mary Nkhamanyachi Chilima, ...

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Alexander OnukwueMay 2, 2019

The 2019 GTBank Food and Drink Festival was a blast – observations from a foodie

I have never attended the GTBank Food and Drink Festival, and maybe because I have always seen the event as ...

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Bernard DayoApril 29, 2019

Diana Evans and Oyinkan Braithwaite are the only Nigerian authors whose books have been shortlisted for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction

This year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist was announced Sunday evening, and out of six books My Sister, the Serial ...

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Bernard DayoApril 29, 2019

Seun Kuti says Africans didn’t know about subjugating women until colonisation came and wow, this incredible ignorance

When it comes to personal politics, I have never held Nigerian celebrities to any standard. They are, after all, humans. ...

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EditorApril 29, 2019

Layo Bright and Ajibola are spotlighting labour rights with ‘Maid In Nigeria’

We are all too familiar with domestic labour in Nigeria; the women, men, and sometimes young girls and boys that ...

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Bernard DayoApril 28, 2019

Entertainment roundup: Idris Elba weds Sabrina Dhowre in beautiful Moroccan wedding; ‘Avengers: Endgame’ breaks global box office record | Other stories

Here are the biggest stories you may have missed in entertainment during the week and others that unraveled while you ...

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Bernard DayoApril 25, 2019

Hey, look, Daenerys as a Nigerian mother is the best meme from #GOT’s second episode

While the buzz around the final return of Game of Thrones may have slightly dissipated, the second episode was sweet ...

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Bernard DayoApril 25, 2019

Good riddance! Nnedi Okorafor unfriended a man on Facebook who had sexist views about women

I follow Nnedi Okorafor on Twitter, and one thing that I have noticed about her online personality is that she ...

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Bernard DayoApril 23, 2019

Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright dazzled at the world premiere of ‘Avengers: Endgame’ and now we can’t wait to see the movie

With less than seventy-two hours to the release one of the year’s robustly anticipated movie, Avengers: Endgame, cast members were ...

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Edwin OkoloApril 23, 2019

The age of the ‘active muse’ is over; its time for Nigerian stylists to get serious

At the 2017 and 2018 Lagos Fashion Week (LFWNG) showcases, commissioned stylists were conspicuously absent. Their absence was obvious because ...

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Bernard DayoApril 23, 2019

Four important things we observed from the FUPA debate on Twitter

On Easter Sunday, Twitter was arrested by yet another contentious issue: a user on the platform @ladytiffs_ posted a full-length ...

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Bernard DayoApril 21, 2019

Entertainment roundup: Universal Pictures releases crazy second trailer for ‘Hobbs & Shaw’; Tinsel actor Gideon Okeke ties knot with Chidera Uduezue | Other stories

Here are the biggest stories you may have missed in entertainment during the week and others that unraveled while you ...

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Bernard DayoApril 18, 2019

From Coachella to album listening party: Burna Boy’s ”African Giant” already feels like a summer hit

Off from an interesting Coachella set last weekend, Burna Boy had a listening party for his upcoming album African Giant, ...

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Bernard DayoApril 17, 2019

We are excited that Netflix has picked up its first African animated series, ‘Mama K’s Team 4’!

Netflix is so committed towards growing its African content that it intends to add its first original African animated series ...

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Bernard DayoApril 15, 2019

No one is surprised that Reno Omokri is homophobic, and this makes him the second popular figure to spew anti-gay rhetoric this month

Nothing that Reno Omokri tweets should surprise you. The former media aide to erstwhile president Goodluck Jonathan has managed to ...

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Bernard DayoApril 15, 2019

How Nigerians on Twitter reacted to the season eight premiere of ‘Game of Thrones’

Warning: If you are yet to watch the premiere of ‘Game of Thrones’ season eight, do yourself a favour and ...

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Bernard DayoApril 14, 2019

Entertainment roundup: Disney releases official trailer for ‘The Lion King’; Mo Abudu emerges as first African to win the Médailles d’Honneur Award

Here are the biggest stories you may have missed in entertainment during the week and others that unraveled while you ...

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