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12 Jul 2016
Sometimes I wonder what the world would look like without the sight of a woman in it. The Razzmatazz, beauty, 'busyness', and all--little wonder God made things the way they are. To all men out there-especially the married ones, it must have always been a mind boggling task to woo the lady of your dreams…given that the…
12 Jul 2016
Adire in Yoruba means tie and dye. According to Nike Art Gallery, it is a traditional Yoruba hand painted cloth on which patterns are made by tying and stitching with raffia or cotton thread, or by using chicken feathers to paint cassava paste on the cloth which then acts as a resist dye, much like…
10 Jul 2016
Children have a lot to learn. They have to be taught everything from how to walk, to how to dress, and even how to act. This means that parents are not only parents but teachers as well. In today’s society there seems to be one value losing significance in the lives of many- reading. We…
10 Jul 2016
We are too westernized and the African culture is dying. Thankfully, a shift is occurring. It is slow, but it is sure and it does not shy away from recognition. Of late, creatives are intertwining their work with some sort of cultural symbolism, representative of our ancestral history, or the traditions we must carry along.…
3 Jul 2016
Culture are the ideas, customs and social behavior of a particular people or society. Our sound has been our identity even when we were not aware of what it was. No matter the language, rhythm or voice that creates the music, our soul would always understand the underlying meaning. The sound of Nigeria is unique…
24 Jun 2016
Body Artist "Laolu Sebanjo's" latest work is perhaps his biggest yet. The leading entertainment story this past weekend was centred on worldwide release of Beyonce’s 6th studio album "Lemonade" which starred Sebanjo's "Sacred Art of the Ori" and this has got the passionate 34-year-old artiste talking. Senbanjo hails from Ilorin, Nigeria, born to Yoruba Parents…
6 Jun 2016
Ghana is rich in culture and has various ethnic groups such as; the Akans, Ga, Adangbe, Guang, Dagombas, Mamprusi, Gurunsi, Gonjas and Ewe. English is the official language, but the indigenous Twi of the Ashantis, the Fante language, Frafra, Ga, Dagbani, Mampruli, Gonja and Ewe also have official status and are taught in school as…
30 May 2016
Osa7 is an Urban GFX and Graffiti Artist with a degree in Visual Communications from the University of Lagos. He uses contemporary art as an avenue for story telling with tools such as stencils, spray paint, epoxy, varnish, paper, and boards. He is not afraid to disrupt spaces that allow him express his creativity. Osa’s…
23 May 2016
Most people are under the illusion that Nigerians would not find the antidote for a poison if it’s hidden in a book. This has to be false, knowing that some of the greatest and inspiring writers hail from Nigeria. In this digital age, if you think having that awesome paper back would only eat into…
16 May 2016
The commercial hub and the fastest growing city in Nigeria-Lagos has many tourist attractions and fascinating landmarks that constitute holiday resorts during holiday and festive periods. Lagos State of Nigeria is one of the most populous states in the country with a disputed population figure of 16 million. Lagos is known as “Eko” in the…
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…

Guardian Life

1 day ago
Many stories have been told about Nigeria’s culture and lifestyle. As home to millions of diverse people, Nigeria is very broad in terms of its climate, geography, vegetation, ethnicity, language, culture, and religion. Yet even with the underlying divisions that cut across Nigeria, there is one particular street food that serves as a string of…
1 day ago
Brittle Paper has shared its 100 notable African books of 2022 list.
2 days ago
As Afrobeats continues to expand to farther regions and attain more heights, Nigerian acts continue to innovate with the sound and emerge with different pockets of sounds or sub-genres as hypnotising as the umbrella sound. Tobby Telly is one of these ambitious acts, forging a new path with African music that is notedly different yet…
2 days ago
Leading drama and live show outfit known as Performing Arts Workshop and Studios (PAWS), Nigeria, has packaged this year’s edition of Abuja Fringe Festivals.
2 days ago
Winner, of The Mic Africa season 1, Ifeanyi Ibegbunam, known as Fecko has become the first Nigerian rapper to perform in the metaverse.

Music

4 days ago
FAME Studios, producers of The Voice Nigeria Season 4, has announced the show will premiere on Saturday, 24 December 2022 on DSTV, Airtel TV, Startimes, Views Channel, TVC, and Youtube. The Producers have also revealed Niyola, Praiz, Naeto C and Waje as the coaches of The Voice Nigeria Season 4. This year, talents can look…
3 Dec
The ever-evolving nature of music is one of its most intriguing aspects. No two songs are precisely alike, and even those that sound the most alike will have a few minor variations. As a result, there is constantly something new to learn and enjoy in the music. This constant, ongoing change requires music artists, producers,…
3 Dec
If there is anything to be thankful for right now within the Nigerian music scene, it is the recent surge in the number of female newcomers. When Ugochi Onuoha stepped into the limelight in 2020 with her debut self-titled EP
3 Dec
The 2022 edition of the Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards will hold today December 3, in Owerri, Imo State. However, when the award of the category of ‘Best Soundtrack’ is to be handed out,
1 Dec
Gospel music minister, Paul Tomisin, is back with a single entitled, 'Adura', a Yoruba word for prayer, to give believers access to the work Jesus Christ finished for them on the Cross of Calvary.

Film

3 days ago
Amazon Prime Video's new family drama, Riches, follows the lives of the British-Nigerian family as they navigate their way in building and sustaining a global beauty empire. The show explores themes of black excellence, beauty, entrepreneurship, and a Nigerian family in the diaspora. Created by Abby Ajayi (How To Get Away with Murder, Inventing Anna),…
3 Dec
The Africa Film Academy (AFA), organisers of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAAs), has unveiled plans and activities ahead of the 19th edition of the continental film award. The plans and activities were unveiled
29 Nov
Whoopi Goldberg is prepared to grace the screen with Keke Palmer with the new film 'Siter Act 3'. Whoopi said last month that she would love to have talents like Keke Palmer, Lizzo, and Nicki Minaj co-star in Sister Act 3, which is currently in production at Disney+. And Keke is overjoyed with the Oscar…
29 Nov
Through interactions with Deadpool on social media, Loki's Miss Minutes teased fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Hey there @Deadpool Love, Miss Minutes," said the tweet from Miss Minutes, a representative of Loki, on her official Twitter account. This post, which garnered over 10,000 likes, sparked rumours that Wade Wilson might have a relationship with…
28 Nov
O Yeong-su, from the famous Squid Game on Netflix, has been accused of sexual misconduct in Seoul, South Korea. The 78-year-old Golden Globe winner was accused without being detained on, according to the Suwon District Prosecutors Office, following allegations that he illegally touched a lady in 2017. According to Yonhap, the woman initially filed the…