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21 Mar
Adalu is a combination of beans and corn. This combination is my favorite and apologies to all plantain lovers but this is better than beans and plantain. NO CAP!. Let's get cooking. Ingredients • Beans • Corn (I use tinned sweet corn) • Seasoning cubes • Onion • Pepper (red bell pepper) • Crayfish •…
21 Mar
I am a huge fan of Ice cream and always longed to make a cup for myself, by myself. For a while, I forgot I wanted it until I paid a friend a visit, and coincidentally; she was making it. And voila! She only used TWO ingredients. Yes, you read that right. TWO ingredients. Ingredients…
15 Feb
Hey ice cream lovers!!! We have some exciting news and just had to share with you! The wait is finally over, our favourite ice cream brand has gone digital! Yes, Cold Stone Creamery has launched its E-commerce website making your sweet cravings easier to satisfy. It’s truly indulgence in your pocket as ordering for your…
14 Feb
You can’t look past the name, it is what gets many curious. It is said that the creator of the drink, bartender Douglas Ankrah, thought pornstar martini was what a porn star would order; other stories hold that he was inspired by the smell of a stripper's perfume. Whatever the case might be, this crowd-pleasing…
10 Feb
Popina Restaurant is delighted to announce the addition of the celebrated Chef Gavin Blaauw to its culinary team. Chef Gavin has joined the luxury restaurant as the new executive chef. Chef Gavin, a native of South Africa, is known for his sumptuous signature dishes, such as Chilli & Coriander Salmon with chorizo and garlic-chive arancini;…
31 Jan
African Star Fruit Mocktail African star fruit, also known as Udara or Agbalumo in Igbo and Yoruba languages is back in season. A fruit that is enjoyed by many, there are several ways of enjoying this fruit and we will be exploring one of those: Ingredient • African Star Apple fruit (4) • Coconut juice…
26 Jan
Did someone say pizza dessert? Count us in! Gear up for an amazing new experience this year, as Domino’s Pizza takes us on a chocolatey ride filled with our favourite guilty pleasures. Just like a kid in a candy store, prepare yourselves for the sweetest sensations ever with Domino’s new dessert variant - Chocolate Pizza!…
26 Jan
All we want from 2021 is more love, new experiences and new opportunities to smile. Luckily for us, that's everything Cold Stone creamery is offering this January! Begin your year with the sweetest experience as Cold Stone creamery rolls out the best deals and specials accompanied by not 1, not 2 but 3 spanking new…
24 Jan
If you are a fan of coconut rum and alcohol, then the mix of flavours in this drink is a good way to get off. Invite a friend over and enjoy this easy-to-prepare cocktail which can be whipped up in five minutes. *Recipe makes one cocktail if shot glasses are used to measure. Ingredients 1…
17 Jan
Miyan Zogale Miyan Zogale known as Moringa soup is a popular Northern Nigeria delicious groundnut-based delicacy. Perfect for weight loss, Moringa’s medicinal properties are enormous. Ingredients • Beef • Smoked fish • Zogale leaves (medium bunches) • 3 Fresh tomatoes • Fresh pepper • Onion • 1 tbsp Yagi • ½ Groundnut (raw, shelled) •…
3 Jan
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdQDLIL9ppY While we are still in the spirit of celebrations, why not try out this simple Oreos Ice cream to treat your guests during this holiday. The best part is, you only need three ingredients. Let’s get into it! Ingredients  Heavy Whipping cream Condensed milk Oreos Method  Cool the Whipping cream and bowl (preferably stainless)…
3 Jan
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qoTUXwdX-A It is the start of the second wave of COVID-19 and as advised, everyone will celebrate the New Year indoors. Well, what this means for some of us is that we will not be able to buy our favourite street snacks- especially Suya. Put a smile on your face as I have you covered.…

Guardian Life

3 hours 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…
6 hours ago
Following a pandemic-induced hiatus, Lagos Fashion Week is finally set to return from October 27th-October 30th at the Lagos Fashion Week Tents, Federal Palace Hotel. #TheFutureStartsNow is the defining theme for this year's edition which speaks to the need for a global fashion industry that preserves and conserves the environment, and values people over profit.…
6 hours 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…
7 hours 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…
7 hours 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…

Music

4 days ago
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…
4 days ago
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...
4 days ago
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…

Film

15 Oct
  Netflix and UNESCO have partnered to launch an innovative short film competition on ‘African Folktales, Reimagined’ across Sub-Saharan Africa. Winners of the competition will be trained and mentored by industry professionals and provided with a US$75,000 production budget to create short films that will premiere on Netflix in 2022 as an “Anthology of African…
15 Oct
It’s another weekend to binge-watch some of your favourite movies on Netflix. Need some time to relax after a stressful week? Nothing says comfort better than hot buttered popcorn and a foot soak while watching some of the latest movies in your loungewear. This weekend, create an at-home movie cinema experience without annoying audience members…
13 Oct
Netflix's Squid Game has become the biggest launch in the streaming service's history, with 111 million fans watching the show since its debut on September 17. The South Korean hit series has become quite the pop culture phenomenon upon launch, easily surpassing the 82 million accounts that watched Bridgerton in that show's first 28 days.…
11 Oct
The official trailer for Showmax's first comedy-drama series in West Africa, Ghana Jollof, which premieres on the African streaming service on Friday, 22 October 2021 is out. Ghana Jollof tells the sizzling story of two young Nigerians, Jasper (Funnybone) and Romanus (Akah Nnani), who move to Ghana in search of greener pastures. In the trailer,…
5 Oct
Streaming giant HBO Max has released a teaser trailer for its highly anticipated “Game of Thrones” prequel “House of the Dragon.” Set 200 years prior to the events of “Game of Thrones,” the pre-quel “House of the Dragon” tells the story of House Targaryen and the Targaryen civil war that became known as the “Dance…