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1 day ago
Afrobeat singer, Davido has announced a 300 million naira donation to orphanage homes around Nigeria. The ‘Timeless’ singer said the donation would be done through his David Adeleke Foundation. “I and my foundation pledge the sum of 300 million Naira to orphanages around Nigeria … as my yearly contribution to the Nation .. details of…

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Nigerian rapper Illbliss has revealed reasons why it took him almost four years to release his seventh album. The acclaimed lyricist said COVID-19 and his wife’s premature delivery of a baby girl affected his plans. “It was 2020, during COVID, when we thought we were all going to die, and my wife was pregnant, it…
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Abimbola Osundairo, a Nigerian living in the US, has alleged that actor Jussie Smollett groomed him before requesting him and his brother, Ola Osundairo, to assault him. In a recent interview with media personality Chude Jideonwo, the professional boxer revealed that Smollett had been preparing him for the attack, contrary to public belief. Osundairo recounted…
1 day ago
Fans eager for news on Rihanna's highly anticipated ninth studio album have asked A$AP Rocky, Rihanna’s partner, about the status of her upcoming album. Adding fuel to the anticipation, recent photos surfaced on X showing Rihanna leaving Lendit Studio in Paris, accompanied by her crew and choreographers. It is rumoured that she was filming a…
1 day ago
ormer US President Donald Trump has stepped into the fashion scene, unveiling his own Trump-branded shoes at Sneaker Con in Philadelphia. Trump launched his brand amidst cheers and jeers from the crowd, with a pair of gold-colored shoes, available online for $399. This launch follows a recent court order for Trump to pay nearly $355…
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The World Day of Social Justice is celebrated annually on February 20th. The celebration began in 2007 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution recognizing the need to promote social justice. The resolution stated that social justice is essential for the achievement of sustainable development and the eradication of poverty and hunger, and…
2 days ago
A month after releasing his latest single, “Holy Ghost” Afrobeat singer Omah Lay decided to take a break from music. He revealed this in an Instagram story, via his Instagram account: “I am not giving you new music anytime soon,” Recall that Guardian had earlier reported that the musician made the top five list of…
2 days ago
Elsa Majimbo, a Kenyan model and influencer, has shocked her fans by exposing her strained relationship with Naomi Campbell, a British supermodel and actress, in a video that has gone viral on social media. Majimbo, who rose to fame with her humorous videos and monologues, met Campbell in 2020 when the latter visited Kenya for…
3 days ago
Yoruba Aroko, A non verbal form of communication is as old as the yoruba's from time immemorial. The Yoruba is known for its wide range of beautiful heritage, amidst this is what we call "Proverbs, Idiomatic Expressions otherwise known as Aroko. AROKO emerges as a fascinating non-verbal semiotic system, weaving intricate messages through symbolic objects.…

Spotlight

11 Feb
Having made it to the list of the City People's 30 young female producers, Omolara Raimot Dauda, Yoruba filmmaker, producer and actress, popularly called Omolaradaud, in this interview with Daniel Anazia, revealed how she soared from obscurity to limelight and her future plans. How did you make it to the list? First, the credit is…
7 Feb
Ben Oyas Perekpo popular known as Funnychef has shared his testament as a skits maker and a content creator. In a recent interview, the Bayelsa State indigene chronicled his life's journey, touching on various influences that motivated and shaped his life. According to him, began his foray into the world of entertainment as a producer,…
4 Feb
There hasn’t been a time to be more proud of Nigeria’s creative scene than now. Owing to the investment going into film, fashion, music and similar sectors, more young mavericks like Fedworks, born Chukwuka Davidson Edeogu, have been able to rise up the ranks and birth new pathways of prosperity for themselves. For nearly a…
27 Jan
The reason the foundation is focused on widows and elderly women is because they are the most vulnerable in our society most of the time. According to the widows we have interacted with, some men don’t let their wives work.

What's Hot

3 days ago
Sunday mornings are made for leisurely breakfasts that celebrate Nigerian cuisine's rich flavours and traditions. Whether you're gathering with family or simply treating yourself to a slow start, these three mouthwatering breakfast recipes will surely delight your taste buds and set the tone for a wonderful day ahead. 1. Akara (Bean Cakes) with Pap (Ogi)…
3 days ago
It's another exciting week with Guardian Life and we are pleased to bring to you the latest entertaining stories in print. Have a worthy read! Christopher Nolan Receives Top Directors Award For ‘Openheimer’ ‘Oppenheimer’, directed by Christopher Nolan, was awarded the top prize at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) Awards, signalling a potential breakthrough…
4 days ago
Nigerians need to understand ways to stop addiction to sport betting before it completely ruin us all. Six major things must be done for you to escape from this addiction. When it was reported that members of the House of Representatives were considering a ban on sports betting, many were unhappy with the decision while some…
4 days ago
In the aftermath of Nigeria's recent defeat to Ivory Coast, reality TV personality Faith Morey emerges as a staunch advocate against cyberbullying. in an interview with Morey by News Central TV on Cyberbullying

Spotlight

21 Jan
Titilayo Adeleye is an entrepreneur, and seasoned architect with over 32 years of experience in the field, a life and etiquette coach, where she applies to propagating moral values and good conduct. She is also the Chief Executive Officer of Eden Group, Lagos. In this interview with Geraldine Akutu, she shares her love for architecture…
21 Jan
For Amina Olufunmi, life was almost meaningless. She barely could earn a decent living from the different menial jobs she was doing including helping to clean people’s apartments. But all that has changed now courtesy of the support she got from well meaning Nigerians who helped her to acquire a skill, fashion designing, and the…
14 Jan
Personal branding, distribution, promotion, engagement with fans, patience and consistency have been identified as tools independent artistes require to navigate the music industry. This was part of the discussion by stakeholders in the Nigerian music industry who gathered at the Livespot Entertainment, Lekki, Lagos for this year’s Entertainment Week Lagos (EWL). Entertainment Week Lagos, the…
11 Jan
As a stylist specializing in natural African hair, what transformations have you witnessed in your clients when they decide to embrace their natural texture? Just to clarify I am a natural hair coach and a brand founder, so I don’t style hair, I teach people how to grow their hair to longer lengths and care…

What's Hot

16 Feb
Nigeria’s Afrobeat sensation Tiwa Savage has revealed she was recently diagnosed as being farsighted in London, a medical condition which makes near objects blurry. “Guys the last two or three years, I have been noticing that I will be squinting sometimes and when I read some stuff, it will be getting blurry,” Tiwa savage said…
16 Feb
Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk revealed his top five favourite songs ahead of the EFL Carabao Cup Final 2024. The Dutch defender’s matchday playlist features Nigerian Afrobeat artists Omah Lay, Asake, and Rema. The playlist, which was shared on EFL’s TikTok page, also included tracks by The Notorious B.I.G and Mase, the only non-Nigerian artists…
16 Feb
Actor and show host Denrele Edun has opened up about his ordeal with a facial stroke that impaired his physical appearance. He revealed that the sickness shut an eye and his face distorted, forcing him to use different hairstyles to hide it. He also said that he did not let the stroke stop him from…
16 Feb
Social media is a powerful tool for connecting and sharing experiences, but it comes with its own set of risks. A lot of Nigerian social media users do not understand that there are legal implications for everything they do online, while some are mere sanctions and fines, others could lead to jail terms. At least…

Music

4 days ago
Europe-based Nigerian Afrobeats singer, rapper, recording and performing artist, Sasco Osayamen Hope William, professionally known as Sasco Breez, is currently making wave with his newly released single titled “One Life to Live “ track 6 off an astounding EP project titled “Afro Thug” available on all major music platforms courtesy of record label known as…
4 days ago
Foremost individuals in the creative industry, including Tomike Adeoye, Icon of street church, ID Cabasa, Ifeanyi Kalu, Pastor Adeola Abolaji, and others will be live at the inaugural edition of Kingdoms Creatives Conference hosted by the Christian community, Exploits by the Holy Spirit (EBHS) on Sunday, February 25, 2024.
4 days ago
The soothing trumpets in the song, Olori, which opens up the self-titled debut EP from Davido Music Worldwide newcomer Logos Olori are airy and promising, much like the musician.
16 Feb
Netherlands and Liverpool captain Virgil Van Dijk has listed music tracks by the Nigerian trio Omah Lay, Asake, and Rema in his top five songs playlists. Van Dijk disclosed this in a video posted on social media. He also listed tracks by former American rapper Ma$e and the late Notorious B.I.G. among his best tracks.…
10 Feb
There is little you can get on William Onyeabor, Nigeria’s pioneering electronic funk enigma of the 70s and 80s. The music innovator remained a recluse from his 1977 debut, Crashes In Love, till his final album, Anything You Sow, in 1985. 
10 Feb
Nigerian artistes’ outing at the 66th Grammys held on Sunday, February 4, is still a surprise, as their failure to win in any of the categories they were nominated has made many to ask the question: What went wrong?

On the Cover

3 days ago
Pop culture in Nigeria is a dynamic and multifaceted phenomenon that encapsulates the nation's rich history, cultural diversity, and contemporary dynamics. Icons such as Fela Kuti, Genevieve Nnaji, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie have become cultural ambassadors, shaping the global perception of Nigerian creativity. Pop culture serves as a mirror reflecting the dynamic and ever-evolving nature…
11 Feb
Ah, Valentine's Day - the day of the year when love birds flutter their wings, Cupid's pink and red arrows fly amok, and florists become overnight millionaires (probably even billionaires with the shocking price of flower bouquets now). It's a day filled with roses, chocolates, lots of money sending and receiving, and grand romantic gestures,…
4 Feb
Afrobeats isn't just a soundtrack. It's a vibrant kaleidoscope of infectious grooves, hypnotic rhythms, and searing social commentary, swirling together into a force that has taken the world by storm. But this global phenomenon wasn't born overnight. Its roots lie deep in the rich soil of Nigeria, nurtured by the groundbreaking anthems of musical pioneers…
28 Jan
In his inaugural speech on May 29, 2023, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu echoed his mission under the ‘Renewed Hope Agenda’. Nigeria has seldom felt worse, as the depth of disappointment was at its peak. With unemployment reaching a high percentage people were desperate. The message from newly elected President Tinubu was a restatement of how…

Style

3 days ago
Veekee James, a Nigerian fashion designer, set a remarkable wedding trend by donning 10 different outfits during her multi-day celebration with Femi Atere. Her wedding attire, all custom-made by her label, Veekee James Official, showcased her style, personality, and cultural heritage. The festivities kicked off with a chic court wedding at the Ikoyi Registry, where…
11 Feb
Valentine's Day is more than just red roses and chocolate hearts; it's a chance to celebrate romance and express your love in style. Whether you're planning a candlelit dinner, a cozy night in, or a fun adventure with your sweetheart, choosing the perfect outfit can elevate the experience and set the tone for a memorable…
2 Feb
In the ever-evolving landscape of fashion, Polange Couture, under the ingenious direction of Stephen Opoku Boateng, has unveiled its much-anticipated Lariba 2024 collection. This latest offering from the Ghanaian brand reiterates its commitment to making high fashion attainable for every woman. Polange Couture, since its inception in 2016, has consistently delivered collections that resonate with…
28 Jan
Nigeria once again is in the eye of a media storm. The brutal murder of over 140 persons on Christmas Eve in Bokkos, Plateau state, as usual, by unknown gunmen. The documentary on the famous Prophet, T.B Joshua by the BBC’s Africa Eye. A drum of worms spilt out on one of the most powerful…
28 Jan
The streets of Paris shimmered like a sequined runway as the city once again hosted its haute couture extravaganza. From January 22, fashion's elite and A-listers descended on the French capital, showcasing a kaleidoscope of captivating looks that left everybody breathless. So, let's delve into some of the most dazzling styles that graced the streets…
27 Jan
The proverbial saying that when life gives you lemons, make lemonade, comes to live in the reality of living in certain cities with excessive high-rise buildings that obstructs the flow of natural air.
23 Jan
In the vibrant panorama of Afrocentric fashion, Joel Adakole Audu, the creative force behind "Kole," unveils the 2024 "Omada Collection," a stunning assemblage that showcases the seamless blend of African heritage and contemporary style. This collection is a vivid celebration of African Ankara prints, ingeniously crafted into sets that resonate with today's fashion trends. The…
21 Jan
The 2024 Emmys unfolded with a sense of nostalgia and a touch of uncertainty, echoing the post-holiday haze felt by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Following months of postponement due to Hollywood actors' and writers' strikes, the awards ceremony finally took place, accompanied by a delayed red carpet, as expected. Celebrity couples…

Fashion

4 days ago
It was a narrative of evolution as Mo’re Signatures took the elegant woman in “the oza room” to the runway with its ‘The OZA Woman’ fashion show to display all of her beautiful ‘Owambe’ collections in Minna, Niger State, Nigeria recently.
4 days ago
Amidst the glittering lights and swirling excitement, the fashion world witnessed a momentous occasion as ‘Fashion Roulette,’ the latest sartorial sensation from This Thing Called Fashion TV.
10 Feb
Valentine’s Day outfits have little or nothing to do with what you chose to wear, but how you wear it and who you’re wearing it for. Love is definitely in the air, come Wednesday, February the 14th 2024 Valentine’s Day..
3 Feb
Being fashionable is to have a sense of all round style that fits into all seasons and occasions, be it for corporate functions, societal events and gatherings, as well as casual outings.
27 Jan
The evolution of fashion designing and styling had long bade goodbye to the days when massive and almost shapeless maternity gowns ruled the world of pregnant women wardrobe collection, giving way to elegant and alluring dresses made with comfy stretchy fabrics.
20 Jan
Show me an elegantly dressed woman especially the one with a good sense of all round style and prowess and you will find her in clicking heels.This is why the true definition of a woman’s elegance they say comes from the sound of the clicks of her heels.
13 Jan
Corporate dressing doesn’t come easy even for world class designers as they understand that before the clothing is the personality, demeanor and disposition of who is wearing what.
13 Jan
Adams Rashidat Naomi wasn't your average university student. While most were content with late-night meals and cramming for exams, Naomi was busy building a fashion empire. With just four bags and N4,000, she launched her first venture, Thenara Bags, right on campus in Ogun State. It wasn't easy. Juggling academics and entrepreneurship was a constant…

Features

1 day ago
In the dynamic world of smartphones, Redmi has once again set the bar high with its impressive Redmi Note 13 Series. Designed to make every shot iconic, this series promises a better life filled with innovative features that cater to the diverse needs of smartphone users. If you're considering an upgrade, look no further – the Redmi Note 13 Series is here to redefine your mobile experience.
1 day ago
Stakeholders in the arbitration sector have called for robust arbitral mechanisms that would enhance cross border transactions. They spoke at the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) West Africa Road show 2024, organised by LCIA in collaboration with G. Elias, themed, “Arbitration in commercial disputes: Some Trends, Considerations and Challenges”, in Lagos. The Deputy Managing…
1 day ago
Justice O.O. Adewunmi-Oshin of the Lagos High Court sitting at Osborne, Ikoyi has barred a client, Kayode Oladipo from making any further videos on all the social media platforms and any other news platform to impugn the character of a property firm, RevolutionPlus, and its promoter, Dr Bamidele Onalaja. The judge’s order followed an application…
1 day ago
Lagos lawyer, Chief Malcolm Omirhobo has called on the Assistant Inspector General of Police Zone 2 Headquarters, Onikan Lagos to take over the investigation of a property conflict in Apapa, Lagos.
1 day ago
A Federal High Court, Lagos has convicted and sentenced a 32-year-old man, Cyril Ewelike, to a term of two years imprisonment for hemp trafficking.
1 day ago
An Edo State High Court sitting in Benin City has granted a perpetual injunction restraining the Unity Bank PLC., its agents, servants and privies from continuing to trespass on a parcel of land measuring 300ft by 500ft situated in Ohovbe village, Ward 40B, Benin City. The trial judge, Anthony Erhabor in his judgment in suit…
1 day ago
FOLLOWING its initial announcement in January, businesses across Africa can now use Google's Gemini AI-powered chat-like tool for Search Ads.    This intuitive tool is now fully operational and designed to help businesses in Africa and across the world boost their online visibility.     Google, which disclosed this yesterday, said in regions like Sub-Saharan Africa, where Internet…
3 days ago
The internet recently went agog with news of a 32-year-old banker, Amarachi Ugochukwu who died by suicide.