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36 mins ago
Meghan Markle's estranged father on Tuesday pleaded with his daughter to let him see his grandchildren. Thomas Markle told ITV's Good Morning Britain programme that "we're at a point where I think both of us, we should grow up, talk, make up for the sake of the children." "This is ridiculous, almost four years, it's…

LATEST

40 mins ago
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has paid her ex-husband Kanye West $23million for their Hidden Hills estate amid divorce. Kim Kardashian is now the official owner of the luxurious Hidden Hills estate she had purchased with Kanye West. The Kardashian had filed for divorce from Kanye West last year after six years of marriage. However,…
1 hour ago
British girl band Little Mix is set to formally announce the band's split next month after a decade long success.  Sources close to the group told The Sun that the trio Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards are set to announce the band's breakup one year after singer Jesy Nelson confirmed her exit from…
1 day ago
Efe, the winner of Big Brother Naija Season two, has denied claims that he was blacklisted by the show’s organisers, Multichoice Nigeria, after winning the competition. Efe issued the statement after a media personality, Noble Igwe alleged that the former BBN winner fell out of grace with the show organizers because he disrespected a Multichoice…
1 day ago
Streaming giant Netflix estimates the TV series Squid Game to be worth almost $900million (€776m), according to Bloomberg. The nine-part series, which has become very popular since its launch in October, cost only $21.4m (€18.5m) to produce – about $2.4m an episode, Netflix reports in a document. The series follows debt-ridden contestants in their struggle…
1 day ago
Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian is officially engaged to heartthrob Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker.  The reality star confirmed her engagement with pictures of the magical moment on Instagram just after the proposal. The image captioned "Forever @travisbarker" shows the couple embracing each other at a beachside hotel in Montecito, California, surrounded by rose petals on…
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Yams are an excellent source of fibre, high in potassium and manganese, which are important for supporting bone health, growth, metabolism, and heart function. Yam tubers also provide a decent amount of other micronutrients such as copper and vitamin C. Among the Igbo tribe of Nigeria, West Africa, it is obvious that the most cherished…
1 day ago
  Shapewear is the canvas and the clothes are the art - Sara Blakely Shapewear is an important piece of lingerie every woman should have. Its main purpose is to compress flabby areas of the body in order to achieve a nice feminine silhouette. Shapewear has been around for centuries and can be traced to…
1 day ago
Angel food cake is a low-fat cake made from flour, egg white, and sugar. What it lacks in butter, it makes up with its light and airy texture. Ingredients • Flour • Sugar • Egg white • Salt • Vanilla extract • Cream of tartar Method 1. Sift half of your sugar, flour, and salt.…
2 days ago
PREMIUM Cognac brand Remy Martin continues its global brand campaign capturing the essence of collaborative efforts and the success it generates. Tagged 'Team Up for Excellence', the campaign aims to emphasize that behind every individual success is a collective story of collaborators united for excellence. The launch, which was first held on October 21 in…
2 days ago
Like all other natural skincare products, Borage seed oil is a beauty-boosting wonder oil now making waves in the skincare sphere. Often found in face oils and serums, this oil doubles as both an antioxidant and hydration. As an added advantage, this golden elixir is rich in gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), a well-known skin-soothing agent. So,…
2 days ago
There is no such thing as a beneficial bad breath. There is no such thing as waiting till the food is properly digested before deciding to brush your teeth. There is no such thing as gurgling and popping a mint in your mouth to substitute for actually brushing your teeth. None! While we have daily…
2 days ago
On Friday, October 8th 2021, Nigeria Health Watch hosted its maiden edition of the #HealthMeetsArt Gala to celebrate women in all their diversity. Themed ‘Celebrating Womanhood’, it brought together stakeholders from diverse sectors to increase awareness and provide a forum for discussion on how we can break down the structural barriers that prevent women and…
2 days ago
Odion Tobi is a visual artist who tells stories with afro-centric and surrealistic designs. Some of his digital artworks were recently showcased at the Coin Geek conference in New York. In this interview with the Guardian Life, he talks about digital arts and taking his work into the NFT space. How did you first become…
2 days ago
Netflix has our lips and the media buzzing after the release of one of its new Korean Based series “Squid Game”. Hitting number 1 in the streaming service around the world, is a sign that a large percentage of individuals are raving for the show for untold reasons which has led many to assume and…
2 days ago
Elohor Elizabeth Isiorho is a woman of many parts. C.E.O of Prive Luxury Wedding and Event company, Prive Atelier, Beth Model Management and the Creative Director of Elite Model Look Nigeria, she is also the founder of Future Face Africa. The astute businesswoman has made her mark in the industry and has not looked back…
2 days ago
The previous week gave us several lessons to last a lifetime about timing, fate, and maybe luck. From breaking records in less than a month to getting the best deals. Here are some of the trendy stories that made the previous week: Making Waves Netflix announced Squid Game as their most-viewed film at launch, with…

Spotlight

3 days ago
Johnnie Walker, the world’s number one Scotch whisky, has officially unveiled E-Money and KCEE as new brand ambassadors for Johnnie Walker Blue Label. Landing the announcement with a finely curated short film that showcases the luxurious world of Johnnie Walker Blue Label, Ifeoma Agu, Marketing Manager, Int’l Premium Spirits & Reserve Brands, Guinness Nigeria, formally…
4 days ago
Bryant Ugonna Irele, Nigerian-born Los Angeles based designer is the founder of Lykos Gonna. The fashion forward brand that gives a whole new meaning to streetwear and identity. Speaking to the Guardian Life, he talks about his admiration for fashion, connection to his roots, and the role of God in his success. Who is Bryant…
10 Oct
Joy Meribe, Nigerian-born Italian designer, made headlines after she opened Milan Fashion Week. The eponymous brand is a black owned luxury brand that makes references to Afro culture. Speaking to the Guardian Life, she talks about fate, and what makes Joy Meribe unique. You are the first Nigerian to debut your runway collection on the…
3 Oct
Eniola Akinbo, popularly known as Niyola is famous for her beautiful songs; however, she has been away from the music scene for a long time now. Making an entry into the Nigerian film scene, Niyola plays a lead role in the Netflix Original, “Swallow”. Speaking to the Guardian Life team, she details her journey into…
1 Oct
Within the media circle in Nigeria, Victoria Eze is a personality par excellence. The Celebrity TV host and producer, professionally known as Mizvick, has carved a trademark for herself as one of the most vibrant media personalities within the entertainment industry. Without dropping her guard, the young maverick has now created a new TV series…

What's Hot

4 days ago
Robert Durst, the eldest son of a billionaire New York real estate family, will spend the rest of his life in prison for the murder of his best friend, journalist Susan Berman, whom he shot at close range at her home in Los Angeles more than 20 years ago. The court sentenced Durst, 78, to…
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Emmanuel Kojo, the leading man in Disney's Beauty And The Beast theatre production has been suspended following allegations of inappropriate language. Emmanuel Kojo, 29, had been playing the role of the Beast in the musical, the first black actor to do so in the UK, until last Saturday as reported by The Daily Mail. It…
4 days ago
TECNO’s Corporate office in Lagos was agog with activity as the BBNaija Season 6 housemates paid a courtesy call to the brand. The “Shine Ya Eye” housemates of the recently concluded reality TV show couldn’t contain their excitement as they stormed TECNO’s headquarters. The housemates were welcomed to beautiful fanfare by TECNO’s PR Communications and…
14 Oct
Facebook said Wednesday it will start removing content that attacks public figures by sexualising or degrading them and remove coordinated harassment efforts targeted at people who are at risk of self-harm offline as part of its new online bullying and harassment policies. The new policy is intended to protect public figures like politicians, celebrities, journalists,…
14 Oct
Human Rights Watch on Thursday urged Kuwaiti authorities to release a transgender woman who was sentenced to two years in prison for "imitating the opposite sex". Maha al-Mutairi, 40, has been arrested several times before on the same grounds, her lawyer, Ibtissam al-Enezi told AFP, adding that the latest conviction -- which included "misusing phone…

Music

3 days ago
When you blend silky vocals, soothing Afro-fusion melodies and stellar sound engineering, the record is likely to sound like ‘Follow You’, the just-released single from Nigeria’s acclaimed guitarist, Ifiok Effianga. On this record, Effianga, who is acclaimed as Fiokee, collaborates with Afro-RnB sensations, Gyakie and Chike, to create a mesmerizing love melody that is all…
3 days ago
During the long weeks of the Trophy Extra Special Band competition, many Nigerians witnessed the sonic mastery that the eclectic boy band dubbed, The BandHitz, dished out...
3 days ago
United Kingdom-based broadcaster and ardent promoter of Afrobeat in the diaspora, Olajide Adesope, has appealed to the United Kingdom government to collaborate with its Nigerian counterpart
4 days ago
For a laid-back, sultry soft-pop/RnB groove, Wisdom is your go-to guy anyday. With his just-released single dubbed, Inside You, the young singer proves his mastery behind the microphone, with the vibrant sensual record. “I just wanted to say it how it is, no sugar-coating, just pure emotion and sexual energy, ‘cause at the end of…
4 days ago
Simi has released a new single titled "Woman," which challenges unfair female stereotypes and highlights the strength of women. The record leans into the defiant ethos of Afrobeat to reclaim the narrative for women and turns Simi’s long-held socio-political beliefs on equality into a sonic thesis for women’s liberation. The new song comes following the…
4 days ago
British soul diva Adele on Friday released comeback single "Easy On Me", in which she shares with the world details of the traumatic six years she has endured since last releasing a record. In that period, the 33-year-old megastar said she suffered a "year of anxiety" in which her marriage fell apart. While her voice…

On the Cover

10 Oct
It is often said that “the mind is a wild horse”, which steers the outcome of one’s life, hence the need to be tamed. At each step of a child’s development, the mind is trained to receive information for each stage of society they are ushered into. From learning to conjure words to capture their…
3 Oct
The chronicle of Nigeria as the most populous country in Africa has been such that it falls in and out of an unsteady situation and comes out alive. Even with its mammoth prospect, years after gaining independence from its colonial masters, the country is still dealing with a foundational problem that has caused the country…
26 Sep
The print version of this story was wrongly credited to Dennis Da-Ala Mirilla. Modupeoluwa Adekanye remains the writer. Passion, talent, determination, and perseverance are attributes that make successful people. Sefi Atta, Kunle Afolayan, and Ijeoma Grace Agu have combined these four attributes to tell a story that keeps history alive. Walking into the Kunle Afolayan…
19 Sep
Marvelous Ekenna, a Lagos-based talent manager and music executive, has lost N10 million worth of business deals since Twitter was banned in Nigeria. Besides, the ban affected his employees and the industry value chain that depends on him. “I’ve lost clients and contracts worth 10 million. The people I work with have lost jobs as…