Tag: review

EditorFebruary 4, 2017

Movie review: Rita Dominic and Femi Jacobs reunite, but cannot save The Guest

by Wilfred Okiche The makers of The Guest, the sexy romantic thriller directed by Christian Olayinka, must have figured that ...

Isime EseneJanuary 25, 2017

Film review: ‘Saving Dreams’ is just unexciting

by Wilfred Okiche Brenda Jackson (Karen Simpson), an up and coming singer spends her days (and nights) toiling in Canadian ...

ToluJanuary 8, 2017

Album review: Aramide’s Suitcase is packed full of goodies

by Wilfred Okiche Gifted vocalist, Aramide has been around for a spell now, since her runner-up finish at the 2006 ...

ToluJanuary 7, 2017

Movie review: Femi Adisa’s King Invincible is a fine outing

by Wilfred Okiche After the banner year that 2016 was for Nollywood, it is only fair that industry watchers and ...

ToluJanuary 2, 2017

Album review: Bez’s Gbagyi Child is the sound of home

by Wilfred Okiche Bez Idakula wowed the world with Supersun, his Cobhams Asuquo produced 2011 debut disc that made the ...

ToluDecember 31, 2016

LONG READ: How The Wedding Party became the biggest critical and commercial Nollywood success story

by Wilfred Okiche On Boxing Day, Hafiz, 32, felt like a visit to the movies with his fiancé. They headed ...

Isime EseneDecember 26, 2016

Concert review: With Bez Live, the Gbagyi child shows us how it’s done

by Wilfred Okiche Every once in a half decade, Bez puts out an album. Since he became a recording artiste, ...

Isime EseneDecember 24, 2016

Review: The movie musical, Ayamma is shrill and stagey

by Wilfred Okiche Ayamma, the latest from Emem Isong-Misodi and her Royal Arts Academy is a movie musical with the ...

RoqeebahDecember 19, 2016

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 19th December

Read the full stories and analyses here now! RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an assistant editor.

RoqeebahDecember 19, 2016

#TFAA2016: The great, the bad and the starting very late

Anyone familiar with the events terrain in Nigeria will not be surprised to hear that one started late. Last night’s ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 18, 2016

#YNaija2016Review: Jigawa’s 90 mosques, Emefiele’s phone call tax… See the 10 most cringe worthy moments

by Wilfred Okiche These were the moments that made us cringe this year. From an obscene television show tracing the ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 17, 2016

The Church Blog: Guest Post | The funniest church names you will find

by Fowowe Damilola This is real, not photoshopped. Naming Church has definitely gotten to a new level. Pick your best. ...

ToluDecember 3, 2016

Album review: Solid Star’s W.E.E.D offers nothing new

by Okon Ekpo Solid Star might still be just shy of breaking into music’s A-List, but his years on the ...

Isime EseneNovember 19, 2016

Album review: Phyno’s The Playmaker is big, sprawling and messy

by Okon Ekpo In the years since he first dropped Ghost Mode and tasted mainstream success, Phyno has ridden the crests ...

RoqeebahNovember 1, 2016

Analysis: LFDW is still crucial for Nigerian fashion, but that white settee says a lot

by Edwin Okolo The most talked about thing at the Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week this year was a ...

RoqeebahOctober 29, 2016

Movie review: Oloibiri is not the definitive Niger Delta narrative

by Okon Ekpo As we were taught in school, oil was first discovered in Nigeria in commercial quantities in a ...

Isime EseneOctober 16, 2016

Movie review: When Love Happens Again is a movie that didn’t deserve to be made

by Okon Ekpo The last time we saw the cute if unlikely couple, Mo and Tobenna, lead characters in the ...

Isime EseneOctober 6, 2016

Review: AY’s ‘A Trip to Jamaica’ tries too hard to be funny, doesn’t succeed

by Okon Ekpo In 2014, comedian AY Makun hit box office pay dirt with 30 Days in Atlanta, a laugh ...

Isime EseneSeptember 27, 2016

The Film Blog: Someone reviewed A Trip to Jamaica in one tweet

The only thing funny about “A Trip to Jamaica” is how bad it is. ? — Chidumga Izuzu (@Chidumga_izuzu) September ...

Isime EseneSeptember 21, 2016

The Film Blog: These 3 TIFF reviews of ‘76 will leave you with 3 different opinions

One of us had an art teacher once that said there is no good or bad film – only films ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 15, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Boko Haram leaks Chibok girls video | Army declares freelance journalist wanted | 2016 set to smash heat record | More

From the papers this morning- a tracklist Nigerian Army declares journalist, Salkida wanted for ties to Boko Haram- YNaija Boko ...

Oreoluwa PetersAugust 14, 2016

Opinion: Kcee do us a favour; stop singing!

by Simon Utsu I first got to listen to Ben E. King‘s classic “stand by me” as a kid whilst ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 15, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Truck attack in France leaves 84 dead | New police boss investigating his former boss | We are not impeaching Buhari, Senate refutes rumors | More

From the papers today- a tracklist World outrage against Bastille Day attack in Nice as death toll reaches 84 YNaija ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 14, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Court stops increase in electricity tariff | AGF, Senators square off over forgery case | UK’s new Prime Minister is Theresa May | More

From the papers today- a tracklist The era of free money is over, President Buhari says there is no money ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 7, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: PDP wants Sheriff arrested | ASUU rejects JAMB points system | Container kills 7 in Lagos | More

From the papers today- a tracklist JAMB cannot decide admission process for autonous universities- ASUU Guardian FG condemns murder of ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 6, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Donald Trump hails Saddam Hussein | US warn of terror attack | Biafra group wants protest over Grazing Bill | More

From the papers- a tracklist US warns of possible terrorist attacks Punch Over 9,000 ghost workers discovered in Kogi state ...

Mazi EmekaJune 19, 2016

Senators push for immunity, life pension for Dogara, Saraki, others

Presiding officers of both chambers in the National Assembly should enjoy immunity and life pension, some Senators have demanded. According ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 27, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Nigerian geeks to start making money | Colonel dupes church | Manchester United sign Mourinho | More

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. EFCC convicted 140 people in 6 months Premium Times Female student commits ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 26, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: 60,000 robots replace workers | Former Lagos governor dies | The Sharia bill explained | More

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. Edwin Clark refuses to go away. Punch Lagos loses a former governor. Vanguard ...

Wilfred OkicheMay 2, 2016

Wilfred Okiche: See Asa and die

Nine years. That’s how long Asa made Lagos- and Nigeria,- the land of her birth, wait for a major headlining ...

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