Category: The Media Blog

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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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Bernard DayoOctober 4, 2018

Twitter is still on the debate on why there are more male superheroes than female superheroes

It all began with a simple tweet posted yesterday, from @JusttLit who wanted to know why there are more male ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 4, 2018

Isabella Akinseye speaks with presidential aspirant, Chike Ukaegbu on Politico Politica

It’s the time for political discourse in Nigeria as the 2019 general elections draw close. Several talk show hosts and ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 3, 2018

The #KupeChallenge was going just fine until Tobi Bakre ruined it with his chest

Last quarter of the year and we have had many viral challenges, most of them arising from 2018’s bloat in ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 3, 2018

Don’t be an Uncle Thomas: This patriotic Union Bank ad wants you to believe in Nigeria once again

Bank adverts are increasingly becoming a means to annihilate competitors in the crowded financial institution landscape. The last we witnessed ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 2, 2018

Three takeaways from the season premiere of ROK’s new drama ‘Ojukwu’

Last week, ROK 2 announced their new drama Ojukwu and, with a title like that, the bar was seemingly raised. ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 29, 2018

If you love ‘Ajoche’ on Africa Magic, you will love ROK’s new epic drama ‘Ojukwu’

Back in April, ROK Studios launched two television channels ROK 2 and ROK 3 on DSTV, which were efforts to ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 29, 2018

Move over, La La Land! Michaela Coel and Arinzé Kene star in black musical ‘Been So Long’ and it’s coming to Netflix!

Confession: I still haven’t seen La La Land and I don’t care at this point. Why? Because we’ll be having ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 28, 2018

‘Beyond Tolerance’ is the documentary trying to set the record straight about African traditional worship

One of the original spiritual practices in Africa, especially in Yorúbáland, is Ifá worship. It’s a widely practised belief system ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 28, 2018

Idris Elba’s sitcom ‘In The Long Run’ renewed for a second season

In the spirit of television shows renewals, Idris Elba’s sitcom In The Long Run on Sky has been renewed for ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 28, 2018

Get familiar with the cast of new Linda Ikeji TV reality show ‘Girls Squad: Life After Uni’

A tip: the cast of Girls Squad: Life After Uni are all girls. Since launching months ago, Linda Ikeji TV ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 27, 2018

Meet the cast of upcoming RED TV web series ‘The Men’s Club’

Summer has since been over and our television landscape is still experiencing a content drought. Still, though, platforms like Linda ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 25, 2018

Idris Elba hosted The Best FIFA Football Awards 2018, but should he stick to acting from now on?

Last night’s Best FIFA Football Award was sort of weird. And not in a good way. The most surprising omission ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 24, 2018

The Damson Idris-led drama ‘Snowfall’ has been renewed for a third season, but who is Damson Idris?

We can thank Netflix’s Narcos for being a modern precursor of drug drama shows. Into the fray is FX’s Snowfall, ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 23, 2018

Meet Nigerian-American comedian Ego Nwodim, the new cast addition to ‘Saturday Night Live’

For its upcoming 44th season, NBC’s Saturday Night Life has enlisted Ego Nwodim into its cast and four new writers, ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 22, 2018

The Instagram Explore page is the digital candy store of the social media era

There’s no question about it: Instagram is where the fun is. And over the years, the photo and video sharing ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 21, 2018

Brace yourselves because Imoh Umoren is planning on churning out TV shows next year

Imoh Umoren’s Children of Mud was nominated for the 2018 AMVCA, and although it didn’t win in the favour of ...

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Edwin OkoloSeptember 19, 2018

‘I Be Man’ is challenging stereotypes around masculinity in our own schools

From our social media timeline as the alter Ego Cleopatra to our very daring madam Gold, Actor , Online comedian ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 18, 2018

Here’s what rape culture looks like in one single tweet, and how men still perpetuate it

One thing about using social media: it can be an extension of our thoughts and beliefs from years of conditioning. ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 17, 2018

MTV Base VJ Folu Storms has launched a current affairs podcast and you should give it a listen

I’m usually sceptical about Nigerian podcast shows. It’s a healthy scepticism if you factor in data consumption and the niggling ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 16, 2018

A parody video about the 57 arrested gay suspects has hit the internet. And it’s atrocious

The incident where 57 gay suspects unjustly arrested by the police happened last month, and if you have been on the ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 13, 2018

Genevieve Nnaji was interviewed on CNN about Netflix acquiring ‘Lionheart,’ and here are some takeaways

Following the announcement that Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut Lionheart will premiere at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, there’s been ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 11, 2018

Startimes TV is getting into the reality tv game with ‘Queen of Nollywood’

Morphing from the Queen of Nollywood awards, the Queen of Nollywood reality show is set to premiere on cable service ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 8, 2018

Lady Donli has told everyone on Twitter that she’s a feminist, even if she loses fans

In the era of Nigerian female creatives denouncing feminism (which utterly makes no sense), and social media erupting accordingly, Lady ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 7, 2018

Yvonne Orji discusses getting career advice from the Holy Spirit on ‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’

There’s nothing more Nigerian than hearing someone say they heard the voice of God showing them the way. Which is ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 6, 2018

Former ICT minister Omobola Johnson joins World Wide Web Foundation board of directors

Dr Omobola Johnson has been appointed as the newest member of the World Wide Web Foundation Board of Directors. Announced ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 31, 2018

See Michelle Dede in ‘E.V.E,’ the new legal drama coming to Africa Magic Showcase

We don’t get to see Michelle Dede often on screen. But if you are a fan of the actress like ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 29, 2018

How much health information on social media is safe to consume?

Because social media is free and accessible, everyone’s putting out tips and knowledge on virtually everything. Including your grandma (WhatsApp, ...

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