Category: The Media Blog

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Bernard DayoNovember 13, 2018

‘Hustle’ Season 3, Episode 6 recap: “Son of Grace” and the short cut to getting rich

Introducing temporary characters has been a hallmark of Hustle, the Africa Magic comedy which is now in its third season. ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 13, 2018

Here’s your first look at the animated adaptation of Cyprian Ekwensi’s ‘The Passport of Mallam Ilia’

Last year, Komotion Studios unleashed Dawn of Thunder, an animated short film that explores the story of the Yoruba god ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 10, 2018

Trevor Noah is heading to Netflix with new comedy special ‘Son of Patricia’

Since Trevor Noah became the next successor to hosting The Daily Show after Jon Stewart departed in 2014, Noah has ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 7, 2018

Ojukwu’ episode 6 recap: The wedding ceremony between Odili and Adanna is interrupted

After the cliffhanger of the last episode of Ojukwu wherein the Great Priestess announced to Odili that she’s carrying his ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 6, 2018

‘Hustle’ Season 3, Episode 5 recap: Reality star Tobi Bakre makes his debut

The selling point of the newly inaugurated third season of Hustle was Tobi Bakre, the Big Brother Naija alum who ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 6, 2018

On ‘The Bar Therapy,’ Adetutu OJ talks bullying, motherhood and the moment Rihanna followed her on Instagram

On social media, Adetutu OJ is one of the best viral sensations of 2018, for the simple fact that she ...

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SponsorNovember 5, 2018

King of Boys, the perfect movie ahead of the election year

It is late 2018. Less than six months to the next election year in Nigeria. Obviously, every Tom, Dick and ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 3, 2018

Joseph Benjamin lands role in Oprah Winfrey’s TV show ‘Greenleaf’ and here’s what we think

As Hollywood-based Nigerian actors like David Oyelowo, Yvonne Orji, John Boyega and more continue to make strides in the world ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 1, 2018

Here’s what we think about that “Nollywood Fight Scene” video the internet was raving about yesterday

Yesterday and out of nowhere, the internet buzzed with a viral video accompanied by the hashtag: #NollywoodFightScene. As with anything ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 31, 2018

The new neighbour is a sex worker, Small Girl Big God: ‘Hustle’ recap, Season 3, Episode 4

On Africa Magic’s Hustle, a number of people have made their mark in Mama Sekinat’s rented house. The last episode ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 31, 2018

‘Ojukwu’ Episode 5 recap: The Great Priestess has a bun in the oven, thanks to Odili

I have been watching ROK 2’s new epic drama Ojukwu since it premiered and, five episodes in, the show is ...

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EditorOctober 30, 2018

CRPressXYNaija at Ake: Ayesha Haruna Attah’s diary Day 4

Editors Note:  The Ake Book and Arts Festival finished last sunday with quite the bang. Panels by Diana Evans, Nnedi ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 29, 2018

#CRPressXYNaija at Ake: Ayesha Haruna Attah; Day 2 – Day 3

Writers can boogey! But I’m getting ahead of myself. Day two of the Ake Arts and Book Festival was fire. ...

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EditorOctober 29, 2018

#CRPressXAke2018: Day one; Ayesha Haruna Attah

Editors Note:  As part of our coverage at the 2018 Ake Books and Arts Festival, we have collaborated with authors ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 26, 2018

‘Ghost Stories’ is forthcoming on Linda Ikeji TV and we are trying to decide if it will be scary or not

October is still officially the month of horror, Halloween you know, and I have quite steadily been watching horror movies ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 26, 2018

Epic dramas like ‘Ajoche’ and ‘Ojukwu’ don’t have gay characters because the showrunners are homophobic

There’s currently a renaissance of epic dramas in our television landscape, and independent platforms like ROK 2 on DStv/GOtv are ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 25, 2018

Fever Stew: Didn’t Tiwa tell you that she is a Savage?

Okay at this point, I think we can all agree that Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun aka Wizkid, is on a mission ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 25, 2018

We can’t wait for ‘Frogeck,’ an upcoming alien animated film from Anthill Studios

Nigerian animation was once regarded as a fringe art form but, over the years, it has gained mainstream attention as ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 25, 2018

‘Ojukwu’ season 1, ep 4 recap: The Great Priestess makes an entrance

Last night’s episode of Ojukwu began ominously by introducing us to the village’s Great Priestess, whose head is half-shaved and ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 22, 2018

#PadGate: This is how Karo Omu was erased from a movement she helped pioneer

It all started with a resolute 2017 tweet from social media and brand specialist Karo Omu, after she learned that ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 17, 2018

‘Ugly Betty’ is getting a South African remake and we are here for it

The American film and TV landscape has a wealth of intellectual property that has inspired remakes and adaptations, especially in ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 16, 2018

‘Hustle’ Season 3, Episode 2 recap: A lesson in relationship scams

Last night’s episode of Hustle was still without reality star Tobi Bakre, but it reintroduced a familiar face – Maurice ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 16, 2018

Here’s our pick of the best Naija songs of the 2000’s.

Let’s take a trip down memory lane, back to the golden age of Nigerian music, where more than two artists ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 15, 2018

We need more relationships like Drake has with LeBron James [WATCH]

It has been a pretty sweet year for rap artist Drake, as he enjoys massive success for his latest album ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 15, 2018

Here’s how we know the AS Roma English Twitter account is run by a Nigerian

I have just started following the football Instagram account of Bleacher Report, a website that focuses on sports and sports ...

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EditorOctober 12, 2018

Quramo Writers’ Prize 2018 Top 5 unveiled

Quramo Publishing has unveiled the Top 5 finalists of the Quramo Writers’ Prize 2018, two weeks after announcing the Top ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 9, 2018

‘Hustle’ season three premiere didn’t feature Tobi Bakre but we will keep watching

Already announced that reality star Tobi Bakre will feature in the brand-new season of Hustle, I was hoping to see ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 9, 2018

‘Ojukwu’ episode 2 recap: Odili has a side chick and a mirror comes to the village for the first time

The last scene in the premiere of Ojukwu showed Aku (Francis Duru) meeting Udoka’s brother Ejiofor (Uche Odoputa) in his ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 6, 2018

You will not see anything cooler than this DStv campaign video to tell African stories

There’s not a single doubt that DStv still enjoys cable supremacy. As a subscriber, I’m still fuming that the service ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 5, 2018

‘Hustle’ on Africa Magic will return for a third season with Seun Ajayi and BBN star Tobi Bakre

The first season of the Africa Magic dramedy Hustle premiered in 2016, and introduced us to a world of characters ...

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