Tag: Wilfred Okiche

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 16, 2013

Movie review: Bayo Alawiye’s ‘Dark Side’ just manages to get by

by Wilfred Okiche ‘Dark side’ is a suspense thriller starring Bayo Alawiye, Nobert Young, Joseph Benjamin and Uru Eke. It ...

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 3, 2013

#TheYNaijaInterview: “I have never hidden the identity of my daughter’s father” – Singer, Omawumi reveals

by Wilfred Okiche “You start jor, I no get time” Omawumi yells at me as she takes a break in ...

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 26, 2013

Album review: Sound Sultan’s ‘Me, my mouth and eye’ does not do his talent any justice

by Wilfred Okiche It does not take a perceptive music critic to pick up on the obvious flaws of Sound ...

October 20, 2013

Movie review: Rukky Sanda’s ‘Keeping My Man’ yields some legitimacy for her, but that’s all it does

by Wilfred Okiche “What good can come out of Rukky Sanda?” Not a few have queried. The actress known as ...

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 ...

October 1, 2013

The future is here! 7 (cool) reasons to celebrate Nigeria at 53

by Wilfred Okiche We understand what you mean when you conclude that maybe we have seen the best of times ...

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

#TheYNaijaInterview: ”I have only an American passport but nobody can determine my identity for me” – Tope Folarin, Caine Prize winner

by Wilfred Okiche Tope Folarin is the current winner of the Caine Prize for African writing. We caught up with ...

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 ...

September 15, 2013

Album review: On ‘Jagz nation volume 1: Thy nation come’, Jesse Jagz contemplates a revolution

by Wilfred Okiche There are two distinct but inter related personas at the core of Jesse Jagz’s belated sophomore disc, ...

August 31, 2013

#TheYNaijaInterview: TFAA nominees Kariuki Gathitu, Grace Ihejiamaizu and Foglabenchi Lily Haritu are ready to take on the world

by Wilfred Okiche It is The Future Awards season and recently nominees of the Future Awards Africa Young Person of ...

August 24, 2013

Theatre review: ‘A husband’s wife’ is a satisfying take on a familiar play

by Wilfred Okiche It is difficult to describe ‘A husband’s wife’, the domestic drama by prolific writer and filmmaker Tyrone ...

August 22, 2013

#BBATheChase week 11: Melvin, Beverly, Dilish, Elikem & Cleo are the final 5, but who takes it all?

by Wilfred Okiche With the double eviction of South Africa’s Angelo and Ethiopia Bimp Sunday, the stage is set for ...

August 3, 2013

Music review: The trouble with May D’s debut, ‘Chapter One’

by Wilfred Okiche Remember when you thought May D was going to be pop music’s next big thing? It was ...

July 22, 2013

#BBATheChase Week 7: Ruby, Diamond and Emerald houses unite as The Chase ends for Pokello & Bassey

by Wilfred Okiche Last night on Big Brother Africa, the chase came to a halt for Bassey and Pokello two ...

July 20, 2013

Movie review: ‘Turning Point’ is a rough cut of a potentially intriguing film

by Wilfred Okiche Another year, another ‘’Nollywood-Hollywood’ collaboration arrives.  And how we’ve come to dread them. A long time ago, ...

July 13, 2013

Music Review: Ego’s ‘Firsteps’ are confident, sure and steady

by Wilfred Okiche She endeared herself to us as a member of Lagbaja’s band where her soaring vocals easily distinguished ...

June 30, 2013

“Nigerians are not ready for change; we deserve whatever government we get”: Dele Momodu speaks exclusively to YNaija (Conclusion)

by Wilfred Okiche At various points in his life he has been a teacher, journalist, public speaker, business man and ...

June 29, 2013

“When I say I want to run this nation, I know what I am saying”: Dele Momodu speaks exclusively to YNaija (Part 1)

by Wilfred Okiche Dele Momodu runs a pretty tight schedule. For 17 years, he has been the show runner of ...

June 17, 2013

YNaija Exclusive Interview: How my divorce court picture was leaked to the public – Actress, Chika Ike opens up like never before

by Wilfred Okiche   Nollywood actress, Chika Ike became the center of all attention recently when she brandished a 5million ...

June 4, 2013

The Most Beautiful Woman in the World 2013! Omowunmi Akinnifesi is STUNNING on the new cover of Y! Magazine

by Isi Esene She’s back! And already, she is taking no prisoners. Omowunmi Akinnifesi, who was Most Beautiful Girl in ...

September 6, 2012

Review: Remembering MC Loph

by Wilfred Okiche Iwe is a fitting tribute to the late MC, one brother honoring another. ‘Iwe’ is a popular ...

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