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17 Oct
Elohor Elizabeth Isiorho is a woman of many parts. C.E.O of Prive Luxury Wedding and Event company, Prive Atelier, Beth Model Management and the Creative Director of Elite Model Look Nigeria, she is also the founder of Future Face Africa. The astute businesswoman has made her mark in the industry and has not looked back…
10 Oct
It is often said that “the mind is a wild horse”, which steers the outcome of one’s life, hence the need to be tamed. At each step of a child’s development, the mind is trained to receive information for each stage of society they are ushered into. From learning to conjure words to capture their…
3 Oct
The chronicle of Nigeria as the most populous country in Africa has been such that it falls in and out of an unsteady situation and comes out alive. Even with its mammoth prospect, years after gaining independence from its colonial masters, the country is still dealing with a foundational problem that has caused the country…
26 Sep
The print version of this story was wrongly credited to Dennis Da-Ala Mirilla. Modupeoluwa Adekanye remains the writer. Passion, talent, determination, and perseverance are attributes that make successful people. Sefi Atta, Kunle Afolayan, and Ijeoma Grace Agu have combined these four attributes to tell a story that keeps history alive. Walking into the Kunle Afolayan…
19 Sep
Marvelous Ekenna, a Lagos-based talent manager and music executive, has lost N10 million worth of business deals since Twitter was banned in Nigeria. Besides, the ban affected his employees and the industry value chain that depends on him. “I’ve lost clients and contracts worth 10 million. The people I work with have lost jobs as…
12 Sep
Today, the Nigerian film industry or Nollywood as it is more commonly referred to, is recognised as one of the biggest in the world. There are star actors, higher production values and the intensely enthusiastic participation of global audiences in the burgeoning film scene in the country. However, these advancements did not occur until recently,…
5 Sep
In mid-2017, across newspapers, blogs, and social media platforms in Nigeria, headlines screamed, “Meet Funke Abimbola, the Nigerian woman with a 23-paged CV”. This revelation was even more intimidating when Nigerians calculated the then-44-year-old’s age. Not only did the headlines claim she had this enormous CV, but she had also been awarded a “Point of…
29 Aug
A boat ride from Victoria Island across the lagoon and through the Badagry Creek would open you up to a different type of Lagos - one without the hustle and bustle that characterises the 20 million strong city, one with a host of private beaches where you can be at peace with nature and your…
22 Aug
Stars are not just made, they have gone through many years of trials, training, and the bold decision to try what seems impossible. The beauty we have all seen on our screen, ‘King of Boys’, has left us wanting more and this is the reason we have King of Boys: The Return of the King.…
15 Aug
In their numbers, their profiles rose, alongside their Instagram accounts followed by millions of women all over the world, who flood their DMs and comment sections with testimonials, hearts filled with gratitude of how great the products worked for them, making enquiries about the next product, sometimes almost pleading. Since the turn of the last…
8 Aug
Every epoch has its defining moments for men and women, who shape history, either for good or for bad. In Nigeria’s participation at the Olympic Games in the last three decades, the women have always given the country something to cheer for more than their male counterparts. Chioma Ajunwa became Nigeria’s first and only individual…
1 Aug
Every year, dozens of men, women and children fall into the hands of illicit traffickers, in their own countries and abroad. Victims are exploited in restaurants, farms, construction sites, hotels, factories, markets, mines and so on. As custodian of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crimes and the supplementing Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and…
25 Jul
If we can defeat Ebola, what is Coronavirus that we cannot sound the battle cry against? But first, heavens forbid we will be caught wearing the mark of the beast. Forget the polio vaccine and the other vaccines we have been given in the past. This vaccine is the mark of the beast, even though…

Guardian Life

2 hours ago
Fans of the Newcastle United Football Club have been urged to not dress in Arab-style clothing as they celebrate the club's takeover by a Saudi-backed consortium. This is coming after some fans wore the traditional robes and headdresses for Sunday's Premier League game with Tottenham. The fans' actions were seen as a misguided show of…
2 hours ago
Ghana Jollof is served! Ghana Jollof, the first Showmax Original comedy-drama in West Africa, is now streaming exclusively on Showmax. The show tells the story of two young Nigerians, Jasper (AMVCA winner Funnybone) and Romanus (AMAA nominee Akah Nnani), who move to Ghana to “jollof”. In the first episode, Jasper and Romanus meet at the…
4 hours ago
In the backdrop of concerns on the outright ban and state-sponsored surveillance of digital platforms and telecommunications service providers in Africa, Paradigm Initiative’s short film, FOCUS tells a story of civil rights, liberty and justice in the digital ecosystem. Directed by Award-winning Creative Director and Nigerian Poet, Tolu Ajayi, Focus spotlights the fundamental challenges of…
6 hours ago
Entrepreneur and CEO of two of the world's largest companies, Elon Musk, is well on his way to becoming the world's first trillionaire. The Guardian reports that analysts at Morgan Stanley predict that the 50-year old CEO of Space X and Tesla could become the world's first trillionaire, largely thanks to his aerospace company SpaceX.…
6 hours ago
With a cinematographer Halyna Hutchins killed and a movie director wounded after US actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun during filming, we look at other deadly movie accidents. 'The Captive' Gun related deaths go back to the dawn of cinema with extra Charles Chandler shot in the head in 1915 while filming the Cecil…

Music

1 day ago
Kelvyn Boy, widely known as Kelvyn Boy is an Afrobeatscrusader and a household name in the Ghanaian Afro-Pop /Highlife space. The young musician and songwriter gained waves of interest both home and away with his urban sound and distinct approach to his preferred genre. This sets him apart from his peers, with numerous awards, chart-topping…
16 Oct
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…
16 Oct
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...
16 Oct
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…

Film

8 hours ago
Streaming giant Netflix  has released the official trailer for the movie 'Red Notice' When Interpol issues Red Notice; the highest level warrant to hunt and capture the world's most wanted, the FBI's top profiler John Hartley (Dwayne Johnson) is on the case. His global pursuit finds him smack dab in the middle of a daring…
11 hours ago
US actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that killed a cinematographer and wounded the director on a film set in New Mexico, US law enforcement officers said Thursday. The incident happened on the set of "Rust" in the southwestern US state, where Baldwin is playing the lead in a 19th-century western. Halyna Hutchins and…
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.…