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28 Aug
An orange Bandana circles his head, tucking in his thick afro tightly with two long-knotted braids sticking out from the edges. His yellow ski glasses, rockstar finger rings, as well as netted sleeveless shirt are almost as striking as the synths that start the song. From a beachside to a nightclub, Teezee paints a perfect…
14 Aug
With only a few months left until the 2023 general elections, feelings are heightened and the question “what next?” rings through the mind of every Nigerian.  Following the wave of the “Soro Soke” movement, the 2023 elections have gone beyond merely just choosing a leader, evolving into a nationwide movement of “choosing the right leader.”…
7 Aug
It’s 2022. Many Nigerians have left the country and those that haven’t are deep into planning their exit in the coming months. Japa; the Yoruba slang meaning to “run” explains the attempts by many Nigerians to start afresh in new countries. In the search for greener pastures, love and relationships sometimes bear the brunt of…
31 Jul
By Njideka Agbo “Whom did you go to see? A reed swayed by the wind?” It is 3 am, and people in Nigeria are oblivious that their representative, Tobi Amusan, is about to make history at the World Athletics Championships, in Oregon, USA, for the second time in less than 24 hours. Amusan, who had…
24 Jul
A few years ago, it was considered important for Nigerian artistes to request their international counterparts for a feature, and the sight of mainstream celebrities and sometimes even pseudo-celebrities “vibing” or listening to our music sent fan bases and sometimes even the artistes themselves into a frenzy. Now, seeing Billie Eilish sing Zlatan Ibile’s music…
17 Jul
In 2017, a viral video of a man paddling his canoe on the Island, the bourgeoisie part of Lagos and home to a large percentage of the wealthiest Nigerians, surfaced on the internet. Although laughable at the time, it also revealed a stark reality: even the rich would not escape the lackadaisical approach to flooding.…
10 Jul
If there is one thing the past few years have taught us, it’s that the Nigerian entertainment industry is becoming a major player in the global scene. With production companies like Accelerate TV churning out award-winning content, providing a platform for talents, and developing indigenous streaming platforms, it’s safe to say that the sky is…
3 Jul
David Akinfenwa The era of digitisation and technological development has enabled many African creative businesses - including fashion - to gain global visibility, reach a broader, more diverse audience and customer base, and various opportunities for more revenue.  According to the statistics published by the United Nations, digital technologies have advanced more rapidly than any…
26 Jun
Every year on June 26, the United Nations (UN) observes International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking with the aim of  attracting global attention to the dangers that illegal and misuse of substances pose to society. Globally, about 200 million individuals use illegal substances like cocaine, cannabis, hallucinogens, opiates, and sedative-hypnotics, according to the…
19 Jun
When startups seek external finances, their options are often restricted to debt funding from the bank or equity funding from an investor. While getting this can be challenging in the early stages of the business for startups, it is more difficult for creators since their line of work is less established than the regular startup…
12 Jun
“This awakening is not because things are hard; Nigerians are used to hardship. It is because of the EndSARS protest”- Princess Kofo “What Do We Want? #EndSARS” The tension of October 3, 2020, was in the air and could be felt on the skin of all who walked the streets in the geopolitical zones. Even…
5 Jun
When you think of childhood memories, what comes to mind? It may be fun to remember as you look back in nostalgia. Perhaps, it’s just like hearing “That stupid Song” by Bez and smiling, or the children playing on the streets that makes your heart melt. However, not everyone has that childhood to reminisce about…

Guardian Life

5 hours ago
The Department of State Services (DSS) has issued a 48 hours ultimatum to all stakeholders in the oil industry to resolve the ongoing fuel scarcity across the country. The secret agency warned that it would launch a nationwide operation on saboteurs if there are still queues at various filling stations in the country after the…
1 day ago
As part of a three-day schedule of cultural events in the capital of Senegal, Chanel made history as the first European luxury brand to present a fashion show in sub-Saharan Africa. Attended attendees included Pharrell Williams, Naomi Campbell, Whitney Peak, Nile Rodgers, Princess Caroline of Monaco, and her daughter Charlotte Casiraghi. The event was place…
1 day ago
On December 2nd, 2022, Moët & Chandon kicked off the festive season with a grand celebration in Lagos, Nigeria. In more than 20 different cities around the globe, including London, Paris, New York, Tokyo, Milan, and Madrid, Moët & Chandon once again presented ‘Moët Effervescence’ — an exquisite celebration of togetherness and the joy of…
1 day ago
Celine Dion cancelled and postponed a series of European shows on Thursday over problems related to a "very rare neurological disorder" that is affecting her singing.
1 day ago
Google has announced the results of its 2022 Year In Search, revealing the most searched terms, people, actors, musicians, topics, questions and more that captured the interest of Nigerians the most throughout this year.

Music

4 Dec
FAME Studios, producers of The Voice Nigeria Season 4, has announced the show will premiere on Saturday, 24 December 2022 on DSTV, Airtel TV, Startimes, Views Channel, TVC, and Youtube. The Producers have also revealed Niyola, Praiz, Naeto C and Waje as the coaches of The Voice Nigeria Season 4. This year, talents can look…
3 Dec
The ever-evolving nature of music is one of its most intriguing aspects. No two songs are precisely alike, and even those that sound the most alike will have a few minor variations. As a result, there is constantly something new to learn and enjoy in the music. This constant, ongoing change requires music artists, producers,…
3 Dec
If there is anything to be thankful for right now within the Nigerian music scene, it is the recent surge in the number of female newcomers. When Ugochi Onuoha stepped into the limelight in 2020 with her debut self-titled EP
3 Dec
The 2022 edition of the Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards will hold today December 3, in Owerri, Imo State. However, when the award of the category of ‘Best Soundtrack’ is to be handed out,
1 Dec
Gospel music minister, Paul Tomisin, is back with a single entitled, 'Adura', a Yoruba word for prayer, to give believers access to the work Jesus Christ finished for them on the Cross of Calvary.

Film

1 day ago
According to reports, Wonder Woman 3 is no longer in production because DC Studios, led by James Gunn and Peter Safran, is taking a different course. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jenkins recently turned in her treatment, which she co-wrote with Geoff Johns. However Gunn, Safran, as well as co-chairs and co-CEOs of Warner Bros.…
4 days ago
Amazon Prime Video's new family drama, Riches, follows the lives of the British-Nigerian family as they navigate their way in building and sustaining a global beauty empire. The show explores themes of black excellence, beauty, entrepreneurship, and a Nigerian family in the diaspora. Created by Abby Ajayi (How To Get Away with Murder, Inventing Anna),…
3 Dec
The Africa Film Academy (AFA), organisers of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAAs), has unveiled plans and activities ahead of the 19th edition of the continental film award. The plans and activities were unveiled
29 Nov
Whoopi Goldberg is prepared to grace the screen with Keke Palmer with the new film 'Siter Act 3'. Whoopi said last month that she would love to have talents like Keke Palmer, Lizzo, and Nicki Minaj co-star in Sister Act 3, which is currently in production at Disney+. And Keke is overjoyed with the Oscar…
29 Nov
Through interactions with Deadpool on social media, Loki's Miss Minutes teased fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Hey there @Deadpool Love, Miss Minutes," said the tweet from Miss Minutes, a representative of Loki, on her official Twitter account. This post, which garnered over 10,000 likes, sparked rumours that Wade Wilson might have a relationship with…