Category: The Media Blog

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Bernard DayoJuly 1, 2018

Bury your blogs: How Instagram took over the Nigerian blogosphere

Admit it: you once had a blog, and you tended to it like a young garden. So excited you were ...

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Bernard DayoJune 30, 2018

The return of Tee Billz to Instagram and the exorcism (we hope) of past demons

After a 8-month hiatus, head honcho of 323 Entertainment Tunji Balogun aka Tee Billz, returned to Instagram at around past ...

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Bernard DayoJune 28, 2018

AY Makun’s next movie is called “Yoruba Demons”, because why not

As a comedian who many regard as not being funny, AY Makun is unarguably the modern pioneer of gleefully schlocky ...

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Bernard DayoJune 28, 2018

Love Hausa movies and series? Don’t worry because Linda Ikeji TV will have you covered soon

Although Hausa movies and series aren’t really my thing, I can see what Linda Ikeji is doing and I think ...

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Bernard DayoJune 27, 2018

Meet Segun Akinola, the composer who will change Doctor Who’s iconic theme tune

Since the 60s, beloved sci-fi series Doctor Who has gained a cult following and becoming a significant part of British ...

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Bernard DayoJune 27, 2018

See our top picks from Ghanaian Twitter trolling Nigeria’s exit from the #WorldCup

As you already know, last night Nigeria slumped to defeat against a Messi-led Argentinian side, a 2-1 loss that guaranteed ...

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Bernard DayoJune 26, 2018

Why shows like “The Bachelor” or “The Bachelorette” will work in a country like Nigeria

I have just finished watching the season 3 finale of UnREAL, which ended on a fulfilling note for the show’s ...

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Bernard DayoJune 24, 2018

Did the governor of Bauchi just star in Tope Oshin’s “Up North”?

Everything will be revealed in a tweet, I promise. Or rather, a series of tweets. The past month has seen ...

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Bernard DayoJune 22, 2018

Banky W wants you to know Ebuka was the real winner of last season’s tepid Big Brother Nigeria

For a long time now, I have tried to purge my social media of all Big Brother Naija-related news. I ...

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Bernard DayoJune 21, 2018

Can’t get enough of ZeeWorld? Here are the DSTV weekly highlights from June 25th – July 1

Things are heating up on Zeeworld this month. We know life might have gotten in the way a little bit, ...

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Bernard DayoJune 21, 2018

There’s a media impostor calling itself Bello Naija. Like, what the hell?

What won’t we see on this Nigerian internet!? You guys, anyone heard of Bello Naija because I have no words ...

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Bernard DayoJune 20, 2018

Linda Ikeji is here to take our data with LiTV, and she’s already thinking about the future

Soon after the launch of the much-talked-about streaming service Linda Ikeji TV, it was reported that the platform gained 10,000 ...

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Bernard DayoJune 18, 2018

“Castle and Castle” is the new legal drama coming to EbonyLife ON

On July 1, EbonyLife ON will premiere the new legal drama Castle and Castle on its platform. I’m not excited ...

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Bernard DayoJune 17, 2018

“MTV Base Fit Fam” is returning for a third season, just in time for summer

Undoubtedly, fitness television has reached a kind of cultural recognition, and ostensibly for the purpose of achieving the perfect summer ...

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Bernard DayoJune 17, 2018

Toke Makinwa is so 2000 and late about chivalry and for that we sympathise

While we really can’t expect our celebrities to be the vanguard of new ideas and reformist thinking on social media, ...

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Bernard DayoJune 16, 2018

Omotola cheekily correcting Rukky Sanda’s grammar was one of the best things on Instagram yesterday

Nigerian celebrity social media can be an immersive world, replete with banter, jokes, and anecdotes. From Funmi Iyanda tweeting about ...

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Bernard DayoJune 15, 2018

Linda Ikeji TV makes history with 10,000 paid subscribers in three days

Popular blogger and media mogul Linda Ikeji finally launched her much talked about streaming platform Linda Ikeji TV (LiTV) on ...

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Bernard DayoJune 15, 2018

“Bachelorette” contestant Lincoln Adim was convicted of a sex crime and, gosh, he’s from Nigeria

Up until yesterday, I had no idea who Lincoln Adim was. The reason being that I’m yet to work up ...

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Bernard DayoJune 14, 2018

The first episode of “Tobi Live” should be erased from the internet and never to be recovered

It’s one thing to be a reality TV sensation and then become a bonafide celebrity. And it is starkly another ...

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Bernard DayoJune 12, 2018

Here’s the trailer for upcoming comedy series “The Chairman,” which has a problem of being unfunny

Two words came to my mind while watching the trailer for The Chairman: lukewarm and unfunny. Purportedly, the upcoming tv ...

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Bernard DayoJune 11, 2018

Denrele Edun’s “The Boot” isn’t perfect, but who says it has to be?

In 2016, Ebonylife TV premiered The Boot, a half-hour celebrity interview show anchored by unabashedly eccentric TV personality Denrele Edun. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJune 10, 2018

Actor, Kelechi Udegbe answers the question, ‘Is home ownership a must?’ on #KelechisQuest (WATCH)

Last week, actor, Kelechi Udegbe explored some of the finance models for home ownership in Lagos. The investigation led him ...

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Bernard DayoJune 10, 2018

Here’s the scoop on the upcoming TV series “Shagayas and Clarks”

If you haven’t heard of the forthcoming show Shagayas and Clarks, then I won’t join those who say insensitive stuff ...

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EditorJune 9, 2018

Kelechi Udegbe answers the question, ‘Is home ownership a must?’ on #KelechisQuest (WATCH)

Kelechi speaks to experts who dissect the subject of home ownership and the stereotypes that surround it. Last week, actor, Kelechi ...

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Bernard DayoJune 8, 2018

Biodun Stephen’s “Tough Love” is coming to IROKO TV and we are here for it

For some time, filmmaker and writer Biodun Stephen’s Instagram has been a tease for her upcoming film Tough Love, which ...

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Bernard DayoJune 6, 2018

Bambam and Teddy A are continuing their Nollywood invasion with “The Gift”

Since being evicted (almost) together on the third season of Big Brother Naija, I have watched Bambam and Teddy A ...

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Bernard DayoJune 4, 2018

When funny isn’t funny: How “Pulse TV Strivia” preys on the less educated

As the internet devolved into a fertile ground for funny Instagram videos, spoofs, and amateur comedians testing out their materials, ...

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Bernard DayoJune 3, 2018

Adesua Etomi and Kunle Remi are married (again) on “2 Strings Attached” and we have questions

Making its debut on streaming service Conga TV last week, 2 Strings Attached is the new television series helmed by Eneaji ...

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Bernard DayoMay 31, 2018

“Power” star Rotimi joins the cast of upcoming romantic comedy “Singleholic”

At the moment, Nigerian-American singer-songwriter and actor Olurotimi Akinosho – aka Rotimi – is having the best of both worlds. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 30, 2018

MultiChoice has new opportunities for the creative industry you should not miss

Africa’s leading video entertainment services provider, MultiChoice Africa is here with a new one – a Pan-African social investment initiative aimed at ...

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