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12 hours ago
About 4 years ago when the Royal Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja II), conceived the idea of creating an award to celebrate the African spirit, he envisioned an Africa where Africans would get the recognition that they deserved. For years, countries outside the shores of the continent celebrated Africans through awards such as the…
15 May
For years, the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) has celebrated outstanding talents in the African film and television industry. Often tagged the “Oscars’ of Africa”, the recognition accorded this event would be incomplete without the constant support of the show’s yearly headline sponsors, Amstel Malta.  As stars and viewers prepare to watch the grand…
8 May
Gone are the days when content creation wasn’t given the credit it truly deserves. With creators such as Mr Macaroni, Taaooma, Tee Kuro, Edem Victor, and Elozonam taking the lead in producing creative and entertaining videos, the industry is gaining widespread recognition around the world. Now, with its inclusion in the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice…
1 May
What do viewers get when the incredible acting talents of Nancy Isime and Ini Dima-Okojie are featured in a film or series? Simple; a blockbuster that will live rent-free in the minds of viewers. Netflix, in partnership with EbonyLife Production, remains at the frontline in telling authentic African stories. The latest addition to its endless…
24 Apr
“This is too good to be true,” Dr Dora Akunyili, the then Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), said as she held up a simply bound proposal titled “Sanitising the Procurement Processes for NAFDAC Laboratories.” “It is indeed true. And it is doable! This is not the first…
17 Apr
30/03/2020- France was thrown into a frenzy. At a time governments, organisations, and individuals were trying to understand the novel coronavirus and witnessing first-hand the effects of the virus, the French government was negotiating with hotels and stores to accommodate victims of domestic abuse. According to the Gender Equality Minister, Marlene Schiappa, the decision to…
10 Apr
For Patrice Latyr Evra, football is life and the love for the game fuels his life and every decision he takes.  Gifted a football at the age of 3 by his mother, little did they know that football will become the gift that keeps giving.  37 years after this gift, Evra has been named among…
3 Apr
When popular broadcaster Tracy ‘Suo’ Chapele finished her English and Literature degree programme at the University of Benin, she was not aware her career in broadcasting would be kick-started by her ability to speak the Nigerian Pidgin effortlessly. Chapele grew up speaking the Nigerian Pidgin. The language is widely spoken in Warri where she was…
27 Mar
Football icon, Christiano Ronaldo reportedly makes $1,604,000 per post on his Instagram, making him the highest-paid influencer in the world since 2021. Ronaldo is not the only one who benefits from brand sponsorship. Kim Kardashian, Dwayne “The Rock“ Johnson, Davido, Toyin Abraham, Wizkid, are consistently announced as brand ambassadors. As the world evolves, there has…
20 Mar
Red carpet events, trips around the world, popping nightlife, Lagos socialites live the Lasgidi experience every day. Building empires for themselves, managing their homes and raising children while maintaining their opulent lifestyle, the Real Housewives of Lagos (RHOL) live the Eko-Miami dream every day. In the first Nigerian instalment of the global Real Housewives Franchise,…
13 Mar
Adeyemi, just like many other Nigerians, accepted a job offer in an advertising agency somewhere in Lagos. It wasn’t his dream job but he was at least satisfied that he had a job and was earning a living. The anticipation of a salary made him sign the contract letter. Months into the new job, Adeyemi…
6 Mar
The increasing menace and challenges faced by women and the girl child in the Nigerian space are fast becoming a topical issue to be addressed, possibly with an iron fist. The discourse on sexual violence and other issues that threaten the welfare and safety of the female gender was once hushed but for the works…
27 Feb
Sustainability- a buzzword thrown around by fashion insiders, but what exactly does it mean? Sustainability, in simple terms, means to sustain something over a long period of time. As a policy, sustainability concerns itself with economic, social, and environmental betterment. When narrowed into fashion, sustainability means taking socio-economic and environmental-friendly approaches to the production, distribution,…

Guardian Life

9 hours ago
There are several ways to enjoy chicken with your meal.  Whether it is boiled, roasted, fried or grilled, one thing that's guaranteed is they all fit gracefully in different Nigerian recipes.  Grilled chicken can be enjoyed as a snack and as a main dish. Enjoy some tasty grilled chicken by following this easy recipe.  Ingredients …
12 hours ago
Ifẹ̀ Oòdáyé, Ilẹ̀ òwúrọ̀. Ibi ojúmọ́ rere gbé ń mọ́ wáyé. (Translation) Ifẹ̀ Oòdáyé. The ancient land Where the breaking of the day began Between 1910 and 1912, Leo Viktor Frobenius (1873 –1938), a renowned ethnologist and archaeologist worked on archaeological sites in Nigeria. Ile-ife in Osun State was one of the sites that Frobenius…
19 hours ago
This year’s AMVCA taught us that if you don’t have a good fashion designer or stylist to make you look like the belle of the ball, it’s best not to attend. The 8th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards had us glued to our phones, mostly to see what outfits our favourite celebrities…
20 hours ago
If you are a cat lover or considering being a cat parent, then this is for you. On an island in Ehime Prefecture, Japan lies an island dominated by cats. As its description, the island, known as Cat Island or in its Japanese name, Aoshima, has a number of 36:1 of cats to man.  Take…
1 day ago
Ghanian artist Black Sherif has released the music video for his trending single Kwaku The Traveller. The video for the Joker Nharna produced single was directed by David Nicol-Sey. The song's music video captures Sherif's message on the struggle of the youth.  Soon after the music video for Kwaku The Traveller dropped, American rapper Timbaland described the song as…

Music

1 day ago
I started professionally in 2009. I released my first song then titled Jekafo; Philkeyz produced it. Then, we were trying to get ourselves into the industry, but my mother was insistent that I attend school first.
2 days ago
Afrobeats sensation, Olakira has released a fantastic visuals for his latest single Fall. Produced by the seasoned multi-instrumentalist himself, Olakira and video directed by Dammy Twitch. Watch the creatively curated storybook for “Fall” HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l54oGhBHewI
2 days ago
Lagos-based Afro-fusion artist Lojay and internationally renowned super-producer Sarz release a brand-new remix of recent smash single Monalisa, featuring R&B superstar Chris Brown. Taken from their joint LV N ATTN EP last year, the original version of Monalisa became an early standout due to its hypnotic beat and infectious hooks, becoming not just one of the biggest releases in Nigeria, but a global hit that put Lojay on the map as…
3 days ago
Rapper MI Abaga and music journalist Joey Akan have entered into a battle of words following Da Baby's visit to Nigeria.  For more context, MI had revealed that he was denied access to Rick Ross during the rapper's visit to Nigeria via Twitter. His tweets came moments after Ycee called out organisers of the American…
3 days ago
Chris Brown has unveiled the details of his forthcoming album Breezy which includes a feature of Made In Lagos superstar Wizkid.  The artist shared the release date and cover art for his forthcoming Breezy album in a post on Instagram.    View this post on Instagram   A post shared by BREEZY (@chrisbrownofficial) The album's cover art is a black and…

Film

2 days ago
The trailer of the Korean twist of the popular Netflix blockbuster La Casa De Papel 'Money Heist', has been released. It features a group of crooks, including Tokyo, an ex-soldier, band together under the direction of a mastermind known as the Professor to organize an unparalleled heist, taking money that has never been seen before.…
3 days ago
Stranger Things, the enormously popular Netflix series, is back for a fourth season. Gaten Matarazzo, Maya Hawke, Natalia Dyer, Sadie Sink, Joe Keery, Joseph Quinn, Caleb McLaughlin, and Priah Ferguson spoke in an interview about the show, and when the cast where asked to rename the series, suggestions where made but they agreed on one…
4 days ago
Disney+ has released the trailer for Marvel's She-Hulk: Attorney at Law. The new Marvel series stars as She-Hulk/Jennifer Walters, a lawyer specialising in superhuman-oriented legal cases. At The Walt Disney Company's 2022 Upfront presentation in New York on Tuesday, the show's executive producer Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios and chief creative officer of Marvel,…
4 days ago
Squid Game creator Hwang Dong-hyuk, has hinted that the show's second season maybe even more dramatic than its first.  The creator speaking to Variety revealed that the second season of the famed Korean series would question whether humanity can conquer all as a united front.  He said, "Humanity is going to be put to a test…
17 May
Bridgerton lovers will watch the love story between Penelope Featherington and Colin Bridgerton unfold in the show's third season.  The new plot for season three takes a different turn from the book series. The book's third novel focuses on Benedict Bridgerton and the surprising love he finds. The film's new plot was confirmed by Penelope actress…