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16 May 2016
The creation and appreciation of art has always been a part of the human experience. Life as we know it would feel empty and valueless without art and the beauty it brings. Now, art in itself is expressed in a myriad of ways because of the varying feelings they evoke, through paintings, sculptures, drama and…
9 May 2016
In as much as art is open to subjective interpretation, I have a fondness for descriptive work that draws attention and is easy to understand and even relate to. Eugene Odogwu’s art not only draws attention with vivid colors, but tells thought-provoking stories you don’t have to spend hours trying to decipher. Of course, it…
6 May 2016
The human expression finds their way through varied forms of art and cultural activities. In art, the Nigerian culture represents the vividness of Nigerian lifestyle coupled together with a glorious history of the past to bank upon. Wood carving has especially been an integral art form for expressing the Nigerian culture and traditions dating back…
25 Apr 2016
Yadichinma Ukoha-Kalu, simply known as Yadi, is a 21 year old multidisciplinary artist, living, schooling and working in Lagos. Originally from Ohafia, Abia State, she has lived most of her life in Lagos. She grew up loving all genres of art and, through the years, has found expression in forms such as painting, drawing, dancing,…
4 Apr 2016
Bangui is a place in Niger which borders Nigeria and Niger. It is closer to Sabon Gida in Sokoto State, Nigeria. The river that separates Niger and Nigeria is called Tamki. Although their favoured language is Hausa, the inhabitants of this community are from different ethnic groups from both Nigeria and Niger, people like the…
29 Mar 2016
Pacer is the alias of a young scoundrel/visual artist based here in Lagos, Nigeria whose works currently experiments with spray paint. He says his alias is inspired by street art and graffiti culture, and art form where artists reclaim public spaces by creating art on walls without the permission of the authorities. So to circumvent the…
20 Mar 2016
Every Lagosian must have at least heard of Tinubu square in Lagos Island. Did you know that this was named after a woman? Still in celebration of International Women Month; our star for this week is Madam Tinubu. Tinubu Square remains one of the major commercial hubs in the city of Lagos, a lasting tribute…
18 Mar 2016
Little Drops is the brilliant stage play by Niger Delta playwright, Professor Ahmed Yerima. "The inspiring journey started to celebrate the International Women’s Day, whose campaign, Pledge for Parity, has gathered millions of signatories around the world and to bring, once more, to national and international consciousness, the dire and abject circumstances in which this great region,…
7 Mar 2016
When I first caught sight of him, he was the perfect artistic figure; “dada hair”, white polo shirt on blue jeans, with these rock star like footwear. Baruwa is a shy, reserved, and soft spoken person. We were able to get him to explain some of his paintings to us which we found to be…
13 Feb 2016
Whatever is displayed in a museum or a gallery? A thought expressed through form? A source of calm in a chaotic world? Self-expression or autobiography? An addiction? Something that creates beauty or harmony? The famous Plato described art as an imitation of nature but in the 19th century, photography took over that meaning and abstract…
3 Feb 2016
SAO Cafe, a stylish new restaurant in Lekki, opened its doors to the art and music lovers from the 28th to 29th of January, for an event titled SAO and The muse. The event was unique and refreshing featuring a range of artists from painters, to mixed media design artists, to live art. 9 artists exhibited their…
30 Jan 2016
If you feel like the weekend would be one to unwind and have a good time by yourself, contrary to the partying, visiting, hangouts and other things you might have planed for the weekend, try something different. Change things up and have a swell time, hunting for these books and reading them over the weekend.…

Guardian Life

1 day ago
Being in love is a beautiful and an indescribable feeling. You meet someone for the first time and you desire to know more and spend quality time with the person; you learn the things the person loves, become friends with their friends and develop some changes in character. Most times, we ignore our wants and…
1 day ago
With the just concluded Ballon d’Or football, fanatics were brought under one umbrella to celebrate the achievements of compatriots. Messi had a spotlight grinning with sheer joy as he fervently clinched unto his shiny gold inspired football award for “Best Footballer Of The Year” for the 7th time. It suffices to say success does not…
1 day ago
Seyi Shay’s new album titled “Big Girl” is nothing short of energetic. The album which is a metaphor for the growth that women have to pass through to become who they are is reflective of the artist. In this interview with Guardian Life, she talks about the album’s authenticity, her philanthropic activities, and her role…
1 day ago
For a generation obsessed with showing minimal emotions in romantic relationships, you’d be surprised that majority of the population are infatuated with the idea of finding love and being somebody’s everything. The only problem is that most people aren’t witty enough to charm their way into the hearts of their love interests using words or…
2 days ago
FAST-rising Afro-pop star, Adesewa Adaramati, professionally known as Big Mati, is set to rejig the yuletide groove with a new smash hit dubbed, Money Too Useful. On Money Too Useful, Big Mati stretches his discography with the same momentum that adorned his last smash hit, On My Door, which dropped earlier in the year. He…

Music

2 days ago
Within Nigeria’s crop of disc jockeys, Patrick Imohiosen is the gentlest one can ever meet. “Would you like something to drink,” he asked, calmly offering this reporter a seat. Across his tee shirt and baseball cap, the inscription ‘Greatness’ lay boldly.
3 days ago
British girl band Little Mix has confirmed they'll be taking a break at the end of their upcoming tour to pursue solo projects after a decade long career.    The trio Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Perrie Edwards and Jade Thirlwall took to social media to announce their break in a heartfelt post.   A message on their official…
4 days ago
With global dancefloors being ignited by the scintillating log-drums of Amapiano, Nigerian-Canadian superstar, Tome, has joined the league of singers decorating their discographies with the groovy rhythm. With her new song dubbed, Wait, set to drop tomorrow, the ember soirees are set to be enchanted with more African rhythms. For Tome, who has had quite an interesting…
1 Dec
We had a sit down with up and fast rising star Luddy Dave who about to drop his debut EP on the 3rd of December is titled H.E.R (Her Ecstatic Royalty). We also chatted about his journey into the music industry and what to expect moving forward from him.  How did you come about the…
1 Dec
Nigerian singer and songwriter Razaq Olanrewaju Jimoh going by the stage name Aro-z has made his music debut with the single BMT (Big Money Talk). On the New single BMT, he talks about the luxury life and how money influences things. The Lagos-raised singer whose love for music started at a young age began honing…

Film

2 days ago
The Nigerian-American artist Adetokunbo ‘Toks’ Adegbuyi has released his latest song. Translated from Yoruba as ‘talk to me,’ Adegbuyi’s “Bamisoro” is an exotic-sounding affair, with rich instrumentation which crosses between Wizkid’s Made in Lagos and the rappers he grew up listening to.
3 days ago
In anticipation of the final five episodes of Netflix's hit series Money Heist, here are five facts about the show you might not have given a second thought.  Money Heist tells the story of a group of criminals who try to pull off the biggest heist in recorded history, to print billions of euros in the Royal Mint…
4 days ago
Streaming giant Netflix will release the final five episodes of its Spanish hit series Money Heist on Friday. Created by Spain's private Antena 3 network, the thriller about a gang of thieves and their elaborate heists fast became Netflix's most-watched series not in English after the platform picked up the show in December 2017. The robber characters…
4 days ago
Christmas time in Nigeria is a joy to experience, with not to be missed festive events dotting everyone’s calendar. This year Netflix and Kunle Afolayan will give Nigerians even more to enjoy! Following the announcement of Netflix’s first Nigerian Christmas film – A Naija Christmas; produced and directed by Kunle Afolayan, the global streaming giant…
1 Dec
Get in on the Festive Cheer! December  is packed with titles that will have you enjoying the festivities with so much movie options to binge on, from  A Naija Christmas, the story of a mother's Christmas wish and the grand prize that comes with it which sets off a fierce competition between her sons, to…