Category: The Media Blog

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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 24, 2019

Nigerians are still reacting on Twitter ever since Naira Marley said ‘yahoo-yahoo’ isn’t a crime

The internet has been buzzing since artiste Naira Marley, on his Instagram Live, defended internet fraud aka yahoo yahoo by ...

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Bernard DayoApril 17, 2019

Rape victims should never be blamed for rape, and feminists on Twitter are using SARS brutality to explain this

The conversation on rape and sexual harassment was – and still is – the linchpin of the #MeToo Movement and ...

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Bernard DayoApril 16, 2019

BBC journalist Anna Cunningham tweeted that the Lagos-Badagry road will shorten our lives, but we already knew this

So BBC journalist in Nigeria Anna Cunnigham was plying through the Lagos-Badagry Expressway and then, seeing the deplorable state of ...

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Bernard DayoApril 15, 2019

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is all of us for dragging Buhari, Osinbajo, over the worsening state of the country

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has joined the many celebrities who have been criticizing this Buhari-led administration, and this is not to say ...

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Bernard DayoApril 8, 2019

Former Super Eagles coach Christian Chukwu is seriously ill, and Twitter is giving it all the publicity it deserves

The news that former Super Eagles coach Christain Chukwu is suffering from an undisclosed ailment, and needs $50,000 for a ...

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Bernard DayoApril 1, 2019

Nigerians on Twitter are campaigning again on #EndSARS after another civilian death

Although the #EndSARS campaign on social media has dipped in and out of momentum, the hashtag is back in full ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 26, 2019

This BBC Africa Eye documentary focuses on Nigeria’s electricity crisis, so watch it and weep

Only half of Nigeria’s population have access to electricity, and with power generation recently dropping from 4,708.3MW to 2,938MW, Nigeria’s ...

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Chinedu OkaforMarch 21, 2019

The wait for GOT is almost over, but here’s a treasure hunt to get you to the finish line

Genius PR stunt, or mild fun game, HBO, the television network in charge of hit shows like Veep, Silicon valley ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 18, 2019

See all your favourite housemates as the #BBNaija ‘Double Wahala’ reunion premieres tonight!

The Big Brother Naija Double Wahala Reunion show is here, premiering tonight on DStv channel 198 and GOtv channel 12. ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 16, 2019

‘Shadow’ on Netflix is the South African superhero show we deserve in 2019

Netflix’s first South African original series, Shadow, opens with our vigilante protagonist beating up bad guys in a room. Mid-scene, ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 14, 2019

Who is Ifu Ennada trying to destroy in this clip of #BBNaija ‘Double Wahala’ reunion?

We have just been blessed with footage of the upcoming reunion of housemates from the Double Wahala season of Big ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 12, 2019

IK Osakioduwa is back on TV with new show ”Comedy Nites”

Only recently, popular TV host and radio presenter IK Osakioduwa announced that he was leaving storied media company Silverbird, where’s ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 6, 2019

From zero to unimaginable: Here are the success stories of ex-BBNaija housemates

The fourth season of the hugely popular reality TV show Big Brtoher Naija is due back on our screens this ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 6, 2019

Annie Idibia gushing over 2 Face on Instagram destroys the theory we had about their marriage

Last month, 2 Face tweeted an obscure apology to Annie Idibia and social media buzzed. Devolving into more tweets that ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 4, 2019

After 18 years, IK Osakioduwa has announced that he is leaving Silverbird’s Rhythm 93.7 FM

Celebrity radio presenter and TV host IK Osakioduwa has announced that he will be parting ways with Silverbird’s Rhythm 93.7 FM. ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 2, 2019

Teni made another ”funny” video insulting a white man in Yoruba and Twitter is dragging her for it

Teni’s social media presence, over time, has gravitated towards interesting chops of comedy. With skits of herself doing whatever she ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 2, 2019

Finally, legal drama ‘Castle and Castle’ is coming to EbonyLife TV

EbonyLife TV’s legal drama Castle and Castle premiered last year July on streaming service EbonyLife ON, and the buzz that heralded ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 1, 2019

You can now watch exciting moments from ‘See Gobbe’ and ‘Double Wahala’ on the new BBNaija pop-up channel

As the countdown to the eagerly anticipated fourth season of Big Brother Naija heats up, MultiChoice Nigeria will be treating ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 28, 2019

This Nigerian pencil artist got the attention of Kevin Hart on Twitter and now he could be famous

Kevin Hart is in the news again, and this time he isn’t being problematic and insensitive because how can we ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 27, 2019

This documentary has sparked a new kind of gender debate on the internet

This week, media personality Lolo Cynthia released Quick Food, a short documentary she co-produced and which has since garnered a ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 22, 2019

New reality show ‘Our Perfect Wedding’ set to premiere on Africa Magic Showcase

MultiChoice Nigeria, Africa’s leading video entertainment company, on February 18, 2019 announced that a new reality television series titled Our ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 22, 2019

On ‘The Daily Show,’ Trevor Noah thinks people now hate Jussie Smollett because he’s an ***hole

We have all been invested in the Jussie Smollett saga since late January and yesterday, things took another unbelievable turn: ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 22, 2019

M.I tweeted that he stands with comedians who joke about rape and we are disappointed but not surprised

Over time, I have learned not to hold any Nigerian celebrity to any standard. Why? They have none. If the ...

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Emmanuel OnwuchekwaFebruary 20, 2019

What is eSports and why is it the new craze for Nigerians?

There’s a chance you’ve heard the term before but to be safe, I’m going to assume you’ve all been living ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 19, 2019

The trailer for the Netflix South African show ‘Shadow’ is the best thing you will see today

Netflix is keeping its word when it announced that more original African content will be available on its platform this ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 19, 2019

Mo Abudu has received a gold membership directors’ card ahead of the 2019 Emmy Awards

EbonyLife boss and media entrepreneur Mo Abudu has now been given a gold membership directors’ card by the International Academy ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 18, 2019

We didn’t think we needed a picture of Naomi Campbell and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala together but now we do

We didn’t realise that supermodel Naomi Campbell is a huge fan of economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. At the World Economic Forum ...

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Vincent DesmondFebruary 18, 2019

The Trailer For the documentary film ’Life At The Bay’ looks rather promising

2019 is off to a great start as people are being more hands-on in the mission to own and change ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 15, 2019

Davido is set become the first Nigerian panelist on ‘Comedy Central Roast’

Comedy Central Roast is a popular American TV series which features a selected panel, made up of the celebrity’s peers ...

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