Tag: review

Mallam YeroApril 9, 2016

Buhari sends 2016 budget back to Ministries for another review

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the 2016 Appropriation Bill estimate back to the federal ministries for critical review of the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoApril 1, 2016

Gionee P5 Mini: The specs of elegance

The excitement that lit her face when I gave her the package was nothing compared to the exhilaration when she ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 8, 2016

Review: Korede Bello’s ‘Mungo Park’ is another beautiful nonsense

“Shey you wan discover Mungo Park?” No doubt, Mavin Records gives beautiful works at times but, truth be told, some of the ...

Oreoluwa PetersJanuary 3, 2016

#YNaijaOnTheScene: The goofs, the good and unforgivable moments at the Headies 2015 (LONG READ)

Another year, another round of organizational mishaps, another level of drama. The 10th edition of the Headies held on Friday, ...

Isime EseneJanuary 17, 2015

Album review: Yemi Alade’s ‘King of queens’ does not live up to the title

by Wilfred Okiche King of Queens is the title of the long in the works debut album from pop chanteuse ...

Isime EseneJanuary 10, 2015

Dammy Krane’s The Enterkraner is not as bad as it could have been

by Wilfred Okiche The Enterkraner is the debut album from Dammy Krane, the protégé of 2face Idibia with his very ...

Isime EseneNovember 22, 2014

Movie review: AY’s 30 Days in Atlanta is funny but poorly made

by Wilfred Okiche   After a couple of seasons producing and starring in the television comedy, AY’S crib and hot ...

Isime EseneNovember 8, 2014

Movie review: There’s nothing surprising about ‘When love happens’

by Wilfred Okiche Mo is the stereotypical Nigerian girl (complete with remnants of a foreign accent), who has just returned ...

Isime EseneNovember 1, 2014

Album review: Little joy to be found on Wizkid’s Ayo

by Wilfred Okiche Excitement for Wizkid’s long awaited sophomore effort, Ayo (Joy) probably dampened once the album’s track list made ...

Isime EseneOctober 25, 2014

Book review: Seun Salami’s ‘The Sex life of a Lagos mad woman’ is edgy but doesn’t go far enough

by Wilfred Okiche The Sex life of a Lagos mad woman is the second collection of short stories authored by ...

Isime EseneOctober 13, 2014

Review: Why you should be very proud of @KunleAfolayan’s October 1

by Wilfred Okiche Kunle Afolayan is the most important ambassador the Nigerian government does not know it needs yet. If ...

Isime EseneSeptember 20, 2014

Movie review: Being Mrs Elliot is fun, fast paced and very flawed

by Wilfred Okiche It is the film that spurred a visit to Aso Rock where actress cum producer, cum first ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 27, 2014

Review: The new Infinix Zero smartphone is super-cool

by Emilia Tobi I’m sure most people don’t know Infinix was the same Sagem we once knew.  I must say ...

Isime EseneAugust 25, 2014

Movie review: Ivie Okujaiye’s ‘Make a move’ makes all the wrong ones

by Wilfred Okiche Make a move, the new dance drama produced by season 5 Amstel Malta Box Office reality show ...

June 9, 2014

Song review: Asa’s ‘Dead Again’ is a class act through and through

by Henry Chibuzor Igwe She fails to plug the gap between her foreign listeners and the ordinary Nigerian audiences, so ...

June 8, 2014

Book review: Will Ferguson’s novel, ‘419’ is a journey into the Nigerian psyche

by Taofeek Ramat 419: a novel is a Nigerian metaphor, a realistic one. I am amazed that the current governments, ...

March 19, 2014

Album review: On ‘Alaga Ibile’, Reminisce bullies you into taking notice

by Wilfred Okiche The most respected indigenous rapper not named Olamide rebounds with his sophomore album titled ‘Alaga Ibile’ over ...

January 19, 2014

Toni Kan reviews Kola Oyeyemi’s book, Pitfalls to Destiny Fulfilment

by Toni Kan                          By reining in our destructive ...

January 2, 2014

#OneForTheRoad: Yvonne Nelson’s House of Gold’, Charles Novia’s ‘Alan Poza’ & 3 others are the WORST movies of 2013 – See the list

by Eromo Egbejule 2013 was a year that we, the viewing public had the misfortune of seeing some really trashy ...

November 23, 2013

Album review: On ‘Fire of Zamani’, Ice Prince serves up songs of fire… and ice

by Wilfred Okiche In 2010 Panshak ‘Ice Prince’ Zamani debuted with ‘Oleku’, a hit so huge it catapulted the Plateau ...

November 13, 2013

Music review: With Dr. SID’s ‘Surulere’, it’s Don Jazzy again and forever

by Uche Briggs Only last week, the frenzied Twitter streets were abuzz with the confrontation between Don Jazzy and Wande ...

November 9, 2013

Album review: LKT’s ‘The Journey’ is quite noisy… and boring too

by Wilfred Okiche LKT found mainstream fame when he collaborated with Olu Maintain for ‘Yahooze, that relentless party  popper that ...

November 2, 2013

Theatre review: For ‘SARO The Musical’, the music lives forever

by Wilfred Okiche For years now, the Nigerian attempts at capturing the Broadway cultural experience have mostly been imported recycles ...

October 30, 2013

Album review: Testing Ice Prince’s ‘Fire of Zamani’

by James Silas Panshak ‘Ice Prince’ Zamani, a certified ‘Jos Boy’, marked a milestone with his single “Oleku” in 2010 but ...

October 30, 2013

Femi Aribisala: Nigeria and the World – Kingsley Moghalu’s ‘Emerging Africa’

by Femi Aribisala Moghalu maintains foreign aid is not a path out of poverty into development. Certainly, the volume of ...

October 21, 2013

Book review: Sammy Sage Hassan’s ‘Dream Maker’ is more than a self-help book

by Lekan Olanrewaju Sammy Sage Hassan’s Dream Maker: A Fable is a self-help book; let’s get that out of the ...

October 12, 2013

Album review: Wizboyy’s ‘Testimoney’ is mostly mildly pleasant

by Wilfred Okiche Wizboyy has not enjoyed the smoothest ride of it on his way to commercial success. His valiant ...

October 5, 2013

Book review: Why you should read Abraham Oshoko’s ‘June 12 1993: Annulment’

by Wilfred Okiche The June 12 saga remains one of the country’s most indelible political dramas, the biggest event of ...

September 29, 2013

Album review: Burna Boy’s ‘L.I.F.E’ is not as good as you’ve been made to believe

by Wilfred Okiche Damini Ogulu, the Rivers state born phenomenon better known as Burna Boy probably gets a life pass ...

September 22, 2013

Movie review: ‘Cheaters’ is light, forgettable fluff… And then it stretches it

Nollywood/Ghollywood faithful that follow Ghanaian director Frank Rajah-Arase’s work are aware of his antecedents. Nobody shows up for his films ...

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