Category: Culture

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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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Bernard DayoApril 13, 2019

The #ROKMeTour in Lagos had fans and celebrities networking under one roof and we’ve got pictures!

Mary Njoku, CEO of ROK Studios, alongside superstar Nollywood friends Desmond Elliot, Bolanle Ninalowo, Chinedu Ikedieze, Annie Idibia and Efe ...

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Bernard DayoApril 12, 2019

Did DStv miss a great chance to have more subscribers by not launching a ‘Game of Thrones’ pop-up channel?

With the burgeoning amount of content on Netflix these days, I have somewhat been weaned from cable television. I still ...

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Bernard DayoApril 11, 2019

SZA has changed her name to Amarachi Chinonso on Instagram because why not

You may now address American alternative R&B singer SZA by her Nigerian name Amarachi Chinonso, recently changed on her Instagram. ...

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Bernard DayoApril 11, 2019

We are over the moon that Mo Abudu has emerged as the first African to win the Médailles d’Honneur Award

The prestigious MIPTV Médailles d’Honneur is awarded to senior executives who have, through their talent, leadership, and passion made a ...

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Bernard DayoApril 10, 2019

Dear Gideon Okeke, Marc Jacobs and his partner don’t even know you exist so shove your homophobia elsewhere

Last weekend famed fashion designer Marc Jacobs tied the knot with Charly Defrancesco in a private ceremony in Rye, New ...

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Bernard DayoApril 9, 2019

It looks like Mariam Jimoh’s delivery app Oja is a fraud, and Twitter has all the receipts

Oja is a food delivery service founded by Miriam Jimoh, which seeks to make ethnic foods readily available by connecting ...

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Bernard DayoApril 9, 2019

Burna Boy had a sold out show at NYC’s Apollo Theater, and we have got photos!

Over the weekend, Burna Boy got to perform at the prestigious and historic Apollo Theater in New York City, a ...

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Bernard DayoApril 7, 2019

Entertainment Roundup: Warner Bros releases tragic first trailer for Joaquin Phoenix’s ‘Joker’; Issa Rae engaged to longtime boyfriend Louis Diame | 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 5, 2019

What in the hell is this generic African accent by Trevor Noah on Nigerians importing pizza from the U.K?

Trevor Noah‘s The Daily Show has satirized topical Nigerian news in the past, quite recently the Jussie Smollett saga involving ...

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Bernard DayoApril 4, 2019

Funke Akindele’s new YouTube channel is already the best thing on the internet

Funke Akindele doesn’t need any introduction. Like most celebrities in the entertainment industry, social media has given them the opportunity ...

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Bernard DayoApril 3, 2019

9/11 terrorist attacks stopped Chigurl’s dreams from being on Broadway

Chigurl‘s meteoric rise in Nigerian popular entertainment might appear to have happened overnight, until I saw the four-part Netflix series ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 30, 2019

Viola Davis taps Nnedi Okorafor, Wanuri Kahiu to adapt Octavia Butler’s ‘Wild Seed’ for Amazon!

It’s the biggest news this week in black popular culture: Viola Davis will help to adapt the first of Octavia ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 27, 2019

‘MTV Shuga: Down South’ has never shied away from LGBTQ representation. ‘MTV Shuga Naija,’ what are you still waiting for???

MTV Shuga: Down South is in its second season, and the fifth episode will go down as one of its ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 25, 2019

Waje says she’s going to quit music, blames lousy, hypocritical Nigerians for not buying ‘Red Velvet’

In a clip that began to circulate on social media on Sunday, R&B powerhouse Waje was granting an interview wherein ...

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SponsorMarch 18, 2019

The 2019 GTBank Food and Drink Festival is here again!

Get Ready For a ‘Four Times Bigger’ Event: April 28th – May 1st 2019. Mark the dates! Africa’s biggest culinary ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 16, 2019

The new Budweiser ad wants you to unfollow the norm, but what was missing was Bobrisky

Budweiser, a beer brand from International Breweries, launched in Nigeria in 2018 and is slowly disrupting the two-horse race between ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 12, 2019

It’s 2019 and Nigerian men still shame single women with Shiloh? Weird flex

Brethren, it’s the Year of Our Lord 2019 and Nigerian men have made me question yet again why I share ...

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