Category: Culture

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Bernard DayoJuly 30, 2019

British-Nigerian actress Deborah Ayorinde to star in upcoming Amazon Studios horror series ”Them”

British-Nigerian actress Deborah Ayorinde is set to star in the upcoming anthology horror series Them: Covenant, the latest offering from ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 29, 2019

Check out the new movie poster for dramatic thriller ”Elevator Baby” starring Toyin Abraham and Timini Egbuson

Niyi Akinmolyayan is having a busy 2019. Already, the filmmaker has three upcoming projects including the animated movie Malika: Warrior ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 28, 2019

#BBNaija: Gedoni doesn’t love Khafi and it’s time for her to wake up and play this game

Although the fourth season of Big Brother Naija doesn’t have the pairing system that defined last season, the housemates have ...

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Wilfred OkicheJuly 28, 2019

Theatre Review: Forget Game of Thrones, Jagagba is the real deal

The winning play of the second edition of the Bikiya Graham-Douglas run Beeta Universal Arts Foundation playwright competition was staged ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 27, 2019

Three Nigerian authors make 2019 Booker Prize longlist, Buhari sends ministerial nominees to Senate, Air Peace aircraft crash lands at Lagos airport – Here’s everything that happened this week

Here are the stories that drove conversation this week: 12 reportedly killed in Shiites protest as IGP Adamu meets Buhari ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 26, 2019

Check out the books Asa is currently reading before her album drops

While we wait for Asa to release her much-anticipated album, for which we have already been blessed with two singles ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 25, 2019

Three Nigerian authors Oyinkan Braithwaite, Bernardine Evaristo and Chigozie Obioma make 2019 Booker Prize longlist

Congratulations are in order to Oyinkan Braithwaite, Chigozie Obioma, and Bernardine Evaristo, three Nigerian authors who have made it to ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 24, 2019

#MTVShugaNaija is back with a new cast and here’s what we know

After an electric season of MTV Shuga: Down South, the show is back to Nigeria for season 4 and a ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 24, 2019

The trailer for animated movie ”Malika: Warrior Queen” is here and Adesuwa Etomi-Wellington as Malika is unstoppable!

The internet is abuzz with the trailer for hotly anticipated animated movie Malika: Warrior Queen, an adaptation of the graphic ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 23, 2019

We are already obsessed with Ireti Doyle in the teaser for ”Kasanova”

Ireti Doyle is one of the most talented veteran actors working in the industry today, and watching her embody a ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 22, 2019

#ArewaAgainstLGBTQ is ignorance that can turn violent and dangerous for LGBTQ people

Over the weekend Arewa Twitter, the online demographic of the North, banded together in activism to advocate against homosexuality and ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 21, 2019

#BBNaija: Omashola and Mike prove that men still don’t understand consent and respect for women’s boundaries

After DJ Lambo did a decent job in presiding over last night’s party, the Big Brother Naija house devolved into ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 20, 2019

Beyoncé’s ”The Lion King” album, Mikel Obi retires from international football, Seyi Makinde goes public with assets – Here’s everything that happened this week

Here are the stories that drove conversation this week Beyoncé’s ”The Lion King” album This week was explosive and it ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 19, 2019

The trailer for Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje’s upcoming drama ”Farming” is here, and it’s compelling and haunting

Back in 2017, Variety reported the news about Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje’s British drama Farming. Based on Agbaje’s autobiographical story, Farming centers ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 19, 2019

Drums, attitude, spirit: Afrobeats is alive on Beyoncé’s ”The Lion King: The Gift”

Beyoncé just might be the necessary ingredient to rocket Afrobeats into the mainstream US music scene,” Quartz Africa wrote days ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 18, 2019

Lakeith Stanfield set to star in adaptation of American-Nigerian chef Kwame Onwuachi’s memoir, “Notes From a Young Black Chef”

Lakeith Stanfield of the Sorry To Bother You and Atlanta fame is set to star play the lead role in ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 18, 2019

The trailer for time-travel thriller ”Don’t Let Go” has David Oyelowo trying to solve a murder

Blumhouse has been a name synonymous with horror blockbusters over the years. Halloween, Ma, The First Purge, Unfriended: Dark Web, ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 16, 2019

Four female housemates evicted from #BBNaija still doesn’t mean that women have to support each other, dear Don Jazzy

On Sunday night, two female housemates Ella and Kimoprah were evicted from the new season of Big Brother Naija, making ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 16, 2019

The video for Zlatan and Tiwa Savage’s ”Shotan” is party-ready

It’s great that Tiwa Savage is an omnipresent pop star on continent, further demonstrating this by make that big move ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 14, 2019

In Case You Missed It: On Apple Music’s Up Next Artist interview, Burna Boy reveals he didn’t realise his music had ”popped” until performing in Eastern Nigeria | Anthony Joshua visits Makoko Community

On Apple Music Up Next Artist interview, Burna Boy was interviewed by Beats 1’s Julie Adenuga on his forthcoming album ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 13, 2019

This Week In Music: Lady Donli’s ”Suffer Suffer,” Niniola’s ”Boda Sodiq,” Tiwa Savage and Zlatan’s ”Shotan” and more

Because he has nothing better to do with his time, every Saturday, Bernard Dayo brings you the most awe-inspiring, confounding, ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 13, 2019

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s men are ”masters” over women misogyny, Senator Remi Tinubu vs Elisah Abbo, Super Eagles beat South Africa in #AFCON2019 quarter-final – Here’s everything that happened this week

This week was a rollercoaster of buzzy stories, from politics to culture and while we routinely reported each of these ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 12, 2019

Will a woman win the #PepperDem season of #BBNaija? Against the female housemates, the odds are already stacked

The fourth season of Big Brother Naija, Pepper Dem, has barely stayed two weeks on our screens but there’s already ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 11, 2019

Nigerians troll rapper AKA on Twitter over Super Eagles’ triumphant victory against South Africa

We are still basking in the euphoria of the Super Eagles thrashing South Africa’s Bafana Bafana 2-1 in the 2019 ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 11, 2019

Beverly Naya is the heroine we deserve in the action-packed trailer for ”Lockdown”

Beverly Naya is a whole different vibe in the trailer for Lockdown, a heist thriller directed by Ladi Akinyosoye and ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 11, 2019

New teaser of ”The Set Up” shows Jim Iyke in all shades of being a bad boy

The trailer for Niyi Akinmolayan’s The Set Up was released last week, and it gave us a full look at ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 10, 2019

Niniola made the video for ‘Boda Sodiq’ about sexual consent because why not

In the new video for Niniola’s Boda Sodiq, Niniola in a nightclub watches herself and a man luxuriate in loose, ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 9, 2019

Kemi Adetiba wants to know if you’d watch a Nollywood horror movie in the cinema

The first thing that came to my mind after seeing Kemi Adetiba’s King of Boys is how beautiful it would ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 9, 2019

Do you miss ”OGA! Pastor”? Here’s how we think NdaniTV can bring the show back

In June, NdaniTV premiered OGA! Pastor, a show that brought out my negative bias as another bourgeoisie, Nollywood-adjacent spectacle even without ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 8, 2019

Uche Jombo called out Bleacher Report for stealing a Nollywood movie clip and we just had to stan

With erstwhile comedic duo Aki and Pawpaw re-entering the culture as memes, their new-found appeal has left the world starstruck. ...

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