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3 Dec 2015
In our everyday lives changes occur, either good or bad the world keeps evolving. Growth or development occur even when people try to hold on to the past. There’s not much we can do about people that keep remembering the way things used to be – the traditions and cultures that change is blowing away.…
2 Dec 2015
Over the next four weeks,  you’re going to hear a lot about #AWCABIG60  till the end of the year, simply because there is a lineup of entertaining events, we believe you should be a part of. This year’s #AWCABIG60 takes the cultural import and export, physically through crates, containers, textures; visually through images and conceptually…
17 Nov 2015
Otobong Nkanga has emerged winner of the 2015 Yanghyun Foundation Artist Award in Seoul, Korea. Ms Nkanga is the first African recipient of the prestigious award. Nkanga was born in Kano, Nigeria in 1974. She studied at OAU, Nigeria, State, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts in Paris, and the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, and…
13 Oct 2015
Poetry is one of the deepest forms of Literature, the deepest of emotions are conveyed in words, the meaning of the words surpass time and space, they truly last forever. Wole Soyinka is one of the greatest forces to reckon with in Literature. The poem was written some time before Nigeria gained independence, that should…
15 Sep 2015
The long list for the Man Booker Prize already had our own Chigozie Obioma and it was a great honour to have him on that list, the short list was announced today at a press conference in London. He made it and he is part of six authors to be shortlisted. The short list below;…
10 Sep 2015
To celebrate the life and work of WB Yeats, Ireland's best known artists and performers were told to respond to the poet's work. Yes poetry lovers, I have you in mind as I cull this poem. The poem by Margaret Atwood Because We Love Bare Hills And Stunted Trees by Margaret Atwood Because we love…
12 Aug 2015
I know! I know!! People don’t like to read anymore, but I just had to bring this poem to you. It’s one of my favourites from John Donne. Before you go into it, don’t just read what you want to see, because that’s how people read these days. Read like you are reading to get…
10 Aug 2015
Portrait and Fine Art photographer, Kadara Enyeasi, takes the intangible element of mood to express his feelings in half current. Half current the exhibition, is a photography, interactive video and light installation which features a collection of 12 photographs, that are monochrome, ‘jarring’, layered and complex in mood. The installation opens 6pm on Saturday the…
5 Aug 2015
Here is the last episode and definitely not the least of our time at AWCA. We hope you enjoy this last episode, it is  a wrap of the panel discussion at AWCA. It's so sad, right? But definitely interesting and intriguing. We continue with Tola Akerele of Bogobiri, used to work in finance, what was…
4 Aug 2015
So I wake up this fine morning, it's Friday and I am just very happy to see the end of this day. My enemies were not going to have it, I come out of my house by 6:15 am and who do I see standing outside my gate? Abraham! Yes Abraham! The same Abraham that…
4 Aug 2015
Toyin Sokefun-Bello, better known as TY Bello, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, photographer and philanthropist. She was a member of the defunct gospel band Kush, before she decided to go solo. Guess what we love her more for? Her photographs. Her photographs are lovely, inspiring and tells the story of the beauty in the details.…
3 Aug 2015
We are back in session, hope the suspense didn't leave you bored? You should definitely be at the next event. Yegwa of Stranger starts. His first love was design. Stranger wasn't built for the moment but something that would interest people long term. Give people the option to tell their stories through the pieces they…
 

Guardian Life

2 hours ago
The Award-winning South African rap mogul AKA has now reconciled and ended beef with the Nigerian Big star, Burna Boy. After a brief Interview with some SA music artist portals, We have decided to bring you all the things you might have missed earlier about the Beef. Read Carefully below. In July 2019, the rapper…
1 day ago
Omah Lay has showed off his latest purchase which just happens to be a new mansion. The singer's new purchase was unveiled by one of his associates who also revealed that he had spent half a billion Naira [500m) on the home. The handle @richiewokes shared photos of Omah Lay's new home. He captioned the…
1 day ago
Jenga, fish fillets and a delicious cocktail serving of the finest single malt scotch whisky…a good time with friends does not require much more than these and The Singleton Socials Abuja was simply all the proof that we needed. Speaking on The Singleton’s first ever outing in northern Nigeria, the brand team remarked, “We are…
1 day ago
It is not everytime you stumble on someone whose music knowledge spans different genres. Maye, a music producer and now, artiste, speaks to Guardian Life about what makes his debut single "Catch Cold" unique and the inspiration behind his music. 1)    When describing your music, one word that comes to mind is versatility. From Afrobeats…
1 day ago
Iconic singer, songwriter, performer and Afrofusion poster-boy, Burna Boy, releases another hard-hitting video for one of the most captivating singles from his sixth studio album "Love, Damini" — his instant hit street anthem, 'It's Plenty'. Directed by Troy Roscoe, these visuals are a chronicle of the Afrofusion pioneer's career highlights and a personal testimony to…

Music

1 day ago
Ayra Starr, the Mavin princess, collaborated with Kelly Rowland to remix her track "Bloody Samaritan." From Ayra Starr's debut album, "19 & Dangerous," the first version, which was published in 2021, served as the first single. After Ghanaian-American novelist Larry Ossei-Mensah suggested that the two vocalists work together on the song in January, the duo…
The Voice Season 22
1 day ago
The newest season of The Voice is quickly approaching, and it will feature a new judge as well as some adjustments to the established format. With the most recent adjustments, the show's plan is to operate as an event series every Fall rather than its customary Spring release. The show's overall premise is the same…
3 days ago
In less than three months since the release of his much anticipated sixth studio album, Love Damini, Burna Boy has once again blazed his way to a new record as he surpasses half a billion streams on Boomplay, the first artist to achieve this historic feat. The prominent music streaming and download service recently made…
3 days ago
According to the NFL, Rihanna will perform at the Super Bowl LVII halftime show. Confirming the news, the singer went ahead to post a photo of a football announcing the news on her social media accounts. Even though the message was not captioned, the message was gotten loud and clear. An image revealed the singer's…
24 Sep
Major Lazer and emerging South African superstars Major League DJz unveil a new collaborative track, “Koo Koo Fun,” featuring Nigerian icon Tiwa Savage and DJ Maphorisa—listen here. Much more music from Major Lazer and Major League DJz is imminent. Marking Major Lazer’s first new music since last year, the track pulls from Amapiano, a South…

Film

3 days ago
The much-anticipated crime-action blockbuster, Brotherhood, a movie based on two brothers (twin) being on opposite sides of the law – the police force and a notorious gang of robbers
3 days ago
As part of activities for the premiere of the much-anticipated crime-action blockbuster, Brotherhood, Africa’s leading experiential and activations company, Riquesa Africa, celebrated the best-dressed celebrities with N2 million.
23 Sep
In 2020, Ryan Grantham, a Canadian actor, shot and killed his mother. He was found guilty and given a life sentence. According to Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Grantham, who admitted guilt to the second-degree murder of his mother Barbara Waite in March 2020, was given a life sentence with a 14-year parole ineligibility period. During her…
17 Sep
The premiere of the long-awaited action-packed flick, Road to Jabi, took place recently at the Silverbird Cinema, Abuja. The event had both old and young movie lovers in their numbers, smiling their way to the red carpet. Road to Jabi is the first of its kind, produced by OPTICS Production Company. According to the movie director, "This…
14 Sep
The recently released film "The Woman King" is a film built on the historical tale of the African kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s. Its remains can be found in present-day Benin. The film chronicles the historical tale of a troop of all-female warriors known as the Agojie/Agoji; who possess abilities and ferocity unmatched by…