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26 Nov
Euphoria returns with stars Zendaya and Hunter Schaffer as they prepare to tell 'Euphoria' fans another inspiring story in season 2. The Sam Levinson show will debut its second season on January 9 at 9 PM ET. The series will air weekly on HBO and its online streaming platform HBO Max. Euphoria season 2's cast includes Primetime…
25 Nov
General Hospital star Steve Burton was fired from the soap opera on Tuesday after he refused the COVID-19 vaccine mandated for all actors on the show.  Burton's character Jason Morgan (previously Jason Quartermaine) had been a regular on the show since 1992, except for a brief hiatus from 2013 to 2017, when he had a multi-year…
24 Nov
Ten days after its release, Red Notice is Netflix's second most watched movie of all time with 277.9M hours clocked. The Dwayne Johnson-Gal Gadot-Ryan Reynolds $200M action heist movie is closely honing in on becoming the streaming platform's most watched of all time. Sandra Bullock's thriller Bird Box currently holds the record with 282million hours.…
23 Nov
Idris Elba is reportedly in talks to star in the next James Bond film, but not as 007 himself.  Since Daniel Craig's departure from the 007  franchise, Elba has been rumoured to be his replacement despite him denying this last month at an ITV London premiere, "No, I'm not going to be James Bond." However, sources including The Sun…
22 Nov
Legendary Nigerian comic actor, Babatunde Omidina, fondly called Baba Suwe, has been confirmed dead. He was 63-years-old. His death was confirmed by his son Adesola Omidina, on his official Instagram page @Omo_Omidina on Monday. "This is to announce the sudden death of my father Mr. Babatunde Omidina. The legend and rare gem “ Babasuwe °…
22 Nov
Joey Morgan, star of comedies Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, orand Compadres, has died at age 28.   His death was announced in a statement by his rep to The Hollywood Reporter “Joey Morgan passed away early Sunday morning. It was a shock and devastated all of us who loved him. He will be dearly missed. We hope…
18 Nov
This festive season promises to be a stellar one as today, Netflix announced their first Nigerian Christmas original, A Naija Christmas. Launching on December 16th 2021, the hilarious film follows the lives of three brothers, Ugo, Chike and Obi and their mother, whose one wish is for her sons to bring home a bride. Their…
18 Nov
Global content production and distribution platform Amazon Studios said it plans to collaborate with Nigerian filmmakers and content creators to produce African contents that will be distributed to a global audience. Amazon's International Head of Local Originals James Farrell and Chief Marketing Officer for Prime Video and Amazon studios Ukonwa Kuzi-Orizu Ojo made the disclosure…
18 Nov
The star actor of a new Indian film tackling oppression of marginalised communities has been placed under armed police supervision on Thursday following threats of violence. Jai Bhim is a legal drama based on the true story of an activist lawyer fighting for a tribal woman whose husband was wrongly arrested and killed in police custody…
18 Nov
UK Star Trek: Discovery fans have been left disappointed after the season 4 launch on Netflix was scrapped.  This news was confirmed on Wednesday on Star Trek's official Twitter account. The statement announced that that future seasons (and all the previous) of the show would be available exclusively via Paramount+. In the message shared to…
16 Nov
Lady Gaga revealed that she studied animals for her murderous turn as a jilted ex-wife in the new movie House of Gucci. The singer revealed that she had some animal inspiration for her performance as Patrizia Reggiani, who had fashion heir Maurizio Gucci (played by Adam Driver) assassinated in the 1990s, which is already picking…
10 Nov
Squid Game creator and director Hwang Dong-hyuk has confirmed that the Netflix TV series would be back for a highly-demanded second season.   Dong-hyuk revealed this in an interview at an event for the series. He also hinted a major plot twist for the second season. The Insider reports that Dong-hyuk hinted a significant plot…

Guardian Life

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Most of its history and culture is lost as the world progresses through modernisation and migration. However, all hope is not lost as certain cultures have found ways to protect their history through oral traditions, written accounts and cultural practices handed down through generations, one of such being Otjize, the red miracle paste of the…
1 day ago
Although it has been approximately 503 years since the demise of Leonardo da Vinci, this prestigious artist somehow still finds time to surface in different eras through his mesmerising artworks. The ingenious artwork Mona Lisa, and more that is known to man, has survived the history of civilization and is still adored by many enthusiasts.…
1 day ago
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. A popular fruit choice, there are over 7,000 different apple species and many varieties from sweet red varieties like Red Delicious, Fuji, Gala to tangy green ones. Loaded with many nutrients and antioxidants, apples hold tremendous health benefits, from improving gut health to preventing chronic diseases. Here…
1 day ago
“If you’re sad, add more lipstick and attack” Coco Chanel Several historical events influenced perceptions that significantly defined the modern-day woman, one of which is the red lipstick. The iconic “red lipstick” has existed for over five thousand years, essentially redefining what characterises the contemporary woman. Though the red lipstick appears small and insignificant, this…
1 day ago
NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna "Gigi" Bryant have been honoured on the second anniversary of their death by a bronze sculpture temporarily erected at the helicopter crash site where they died. The bronze statue created by Dan Medina depicts Kobe and Gigi wearing basketball uniforms, staring at each other lovingly as Gigi…

Music

3 days ago
FAST-rising Afro-RnB singer, Dimeji Ogaosun, professionally known as Dimi Keye has dropped a soul-stirring extended playlist dubbed, Vibe Sessions.  And within this 5-track EP, the young singer project delves deeper into intimate love plains, creating his strongest body of work so far. With three stellar features from prominent vocalists Nitah, Sai, and Eze, respectively, Dimi Keye…
22 Jan
If the inventors of the guitar – from Antonio Jurado, to Christian Martin, George Beauchamp, among others – were alive today, they would be brimming with smiles
21 Jan
2Baba brings smiles to the faces of fans as the season of love draws closer with the release of his Smile music video.  Smile is a song of promise, as the lyrics are a vow of love to a lover, promising to do all that will keep her smiling. In the video, 2Baba and his…
21 Jan
FAST-rising Afro-fusion chanteuse, Charlotte Fenna, is set to extend her blooming discography with a sophomore extended playlist (EP), dubbed Icy Rain. With the 27-year-old singer set to drop the 5-track project in February, anticipation is rife on whether Charlotte would maintain her stellar sound fusion, and witty song writing that colours her discography. However, the singer…
21 Jan
Grammy-award winning singer Adele has announced the postponement of her Las Vegas residency, scheduled to begin on Friday. Adele made this announcement in an emotional video she shared on Instagram apologizing to her fans for rescheduling the concert dates as her team has been "up against so much." Adele said tearfully, "Hi, listen, I'm so…

Film

3 days ago
Stella Damasus has revealed on her Instagram page that her mother has passed on. The 43-year-old actress just celebrated the 11th anniversary of her father’s death in January 2021.  The actress who announced her mother’s death shared a  picture of her mother with a caption that read “This is not goodbye, it’s TILL WE MEET…
21 Jan
Nollywood actor Muyideen Oladapo has set his sight on more academic achievements after bagging his Master's degree from the University of Lagos. Popularly known as Lala in the Yoruba film circle, Oladapo hardly cuts a bookish figure. But his desire for more education has been a life-long dream, he said. "I am not relenting because…
20 Jan
With the weekend only a few days away, now's a better time than ever to get your watch list in order. This weekend, take a fun and worthwhile trip down memory lane with old school Nollywood films that bring to mind the good times.  These are 7 classic Nollywood movies you should binge-watch this weekend,…
19 Jan
Nigerian feature film, Eyimofe (This Is My Desire), has made history as the first Nigerian film to earn an NAACP Image Awards nomination. Directed by the Esiri twins – Arie and Chuko Esiri – and presented by GDN Studios, a subsidiary of The Guardian Group, publishers of The Guardian newspapers, Eyimofe received its historic NAACP…
19 Jan
French actor Gaspard Ulliel, who played a young Hannibal Lecter and Yves Saint Laurent, died on Wednesday at the age of 37 following a skiing accident, his family said. One of the most striking faces of his generation, Ulliel was already in the top rank of French actors. He gained international attention for his performance…