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2 hours ago
Fans of the Newcastle United Football Club have been urged to not dress in Arab-style clothing as they celebrate the club's takeover by a Saudi-backed consortium. This is coming after some fans wore the traditional robes and headdresses for Sunday's Premier League game with Tottenham. The fans' actions were seen as a misguided show of…

LATEST

2 hours ago
Ghana Jollof is served! Ghana Jollof, the first Showmax Original comedy-drama in West Africa, is now streaming exclusively on Showmax. The show tells the story of two young Nigerians, Jasper (AMVCA winner Funnybone) and Romanus (AMAA nominee Akah Nnani), who move to Ghana to “jollof”. In the first episode, Jasper and Romanus meet at the…
5 hours ago
In the backdrop of concerns on the outright ban and state-sponsored surveillance of digital platforms and telecommunications service providers in Africa, Paradigm Initiative’s short film, FOCUS tells a story of civil rights, liberty and justice in the digital ecosystem. Directed by Award-winning Creative Director and Nigerian Poet, Tolu Ajayi, Focus spotlights the fundamental challenges of…
6 hours ago
Entrepreneur and CEO of two of the world's largest companies, Elon Musk, is well on his way to becoming the world's first trillionaire. The Guardian reports that analysts at Morgan Stanley predict that the 50-year old CEO of Space X and Tesla could become the world's first trillionaire, largely thanks to his aerospace company SpaceX.…
6 hours ago
With a cinematographer Halyna Hutchins killed and a movie director wounded after US actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun during filming, we look at other deadly movie accidents. 'The Captive' Gun related deaths go back to the dawn of cinema with extra Charles Chandler shot in the head in 1915 while filming the Cecil…
9 hours ago
Streaming giant Netflix  has released the official trailer for the movie 'Red Notice' When Interpol issues Red Notice; the highest level warrant to hunt and capture the world's most wanted, the FBI's top profiler John Hartley (Dwayne Johnson) is on the case. His global pursuit finds him smack dab in the middle of a daring…
12 hours ago
US actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that killed a cinematographer and wounded the director on a film set in New Mexico, US law enforcement officers said Thursday. The incident happened on the set of "Rust" in the southwestern US state, where Baldwin is playing the lead in a 19th-century western. Halyna Hutchins and…
12 hours ago
Getting to work on time might not sound like a big deal but is a bigger one than you think it is. If you keep getting to work late then you might end up getting fired sooner than you thought and it is not a good idea. However, if you set a proper schedule and…
1 day ago
The art of storytelling is one that has been passed down since time immemorial as it is in our nature as humans to document aspects of our life for personal or impersonal reasons. Using different means of documentation ranging from photography, writing, art, music, and more. It is truly fascinating when one person possesses an…
1 day ago
R&B singer R. Kelly has been placed on suicide watch following his conviction for sex trafficking charges in New York. The 54-year old singer's attorney Steve Greenburg revealed this at the first court hearing since a jury found Kelly guilty three weeks ago. Greenburg told a federal judge in Chicago that R. Kelly had been…
1 day ago
Digiclouts is an innovation in Digital PR which centers on growing an engaging online presence for brands using influencer marketing strategy campaigns. With social media being a major factor in building a successful business in this new age, Digiclouts intend to utilize the influencer’s large audience and significantly distribute it to their clients to boast…
1 day ago
American actress Ruby Rose has shared that she was fired from The CW's Batwoman after being seriously injured on set.  The actress who starred as the title superhero character in the show's first season revealed this in a series of Instagram stories. She alleged that the role was recast last year after two herniated discs required her…
1 day ago
Former United States President's has revealed plans for a new social media platform TRUTH Social. The former president's media company Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG), merged with the Digital World Acquisition Corp. to become a publicly listed company with a potential valuation of up to $1.7 billion. Trump announced that TRUTH social would launch…
1 day ago
Viewers of a local news television station in Washington State were left shocked after the station aired porn for about 13 seconds during a weather report on Sunday. KREM, a Spokane, Washington-based news station, accidentally broadcast the explicit clip during a weather report that aired at 6.30pm over the weekend. Meteorologist Michelle Boss reported that…
1 day ago
Nicki Minaj scored a minor victory in the ongoing court case between her, her husband Kenneth Petty and his accuser Jennifer Hough. Rolling stone reports that a federal clerk for the Eastern District of New York had determined that Minaj had responded to Hough's lawsuit against her for harassment. As such, the court denied Hough's…
1 day ago
Kelvyn Boy, widely known as Kelvyn Boy is an Afrobeatscrusader and a household name in the Ghanaian Afro-Pop /Highlife space. The young musician and songwriter gained waves of interest both home and away with his urban sound and distinct approach to his preferred genre. This sets him apart from his peers, with numerous awards, chart-topping…
1 day ago
Entertainment personality and entrepreneur, Olabode Tawose, popularly known as Bodman is the Chief Executive Officer of Bodman Entertainment Limited, a South Africa-based record label scouting new and fresh talent. The ace producer who launching his label after realizing his calling in the entertainment space went for it with no regrets but not without challenges. In…

Spotlight

2 days ago
Joselyn Dumas is no stranger to Nigerians. From playing the bride in the video for Lynxxx’s hit single featuring Wizkid, “Fine Lady”, to featuring in countless Nollywood productions, Joselyn has set hearts ablaze across the country. Now, the African Movie Academy Award (AMAA) nominee is set to sizzle in the upcoming Showmax Original Ghana Jollof…
2 days ago
Her sexually explicit protests have been likened to pornography, but Ugandan activist and writer Stella Nyanzi says sex is the most effective -- and entertaining -- way to shake people out of their apathy. "I learnt very early that there are some topics in Uganda that are tired and... the only way to capture attention…
17 Oct
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…
16 Oct
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…
15 Oct
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…

What's Hot

2 days ago
This Is My Brave, a non-profit organization, has declined to receive the proceeds from Jamie Lynn Spear's upcoming memoir 'Things I Should Have Said.' Jamie Lynn was caught off guard by the non-profit's decision to decline her upcoming book sales donation offer.  This Is My Brave announced that they chose to decline the proceeds from…
2 days ago
Facebook plans to rebrand itself with a new name next week in a bid to distance itself from multiple scandals. The social media site - Facebook- may likely retain its moniker, but the parent company, Facebook Inc., which also owns Instagram and Whatsapp, will rebrand. The Verge reports that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to…
Harry Styles
3 days ago
British singer Harry Styles has reportedly joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Eros, the god of love and sex.  The former one direction singer has joined the Marvel Comics Universe after being cast in The Eternals series. A Variety reporter confirmed Styles' new role at the screening of The Eternals in LA. He wrote, "Big reveal…
3 days ago
Comedian and magician Phil Butler has died at the age of 51. His cause of death remains unknown as it has not yet been announced. Phil’s agents Chris Davis Management issued a statement following his sad passing. Sharing a statement on Twitter, they confirmed: It is with huge sadness we have to announce the passing…
3 days ago
Pitch Perfect star Rebel Wilson has opened up on her weight loss noting that she understands why people are obsessed.  The actress says her 60-lb. weight loss is not only about size but "about loving yourself and loving the journey that you're on." She noted that she is getting more attention now that she has…

Music

16 Oct
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…
16 Oct
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...
16 Oct
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
15 Oct
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…
15 Oct
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…
15 Oct
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

17 Oct
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…
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…