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18 Jul 2016
On the 21st of June, 2016, Obinna Levi Ajuonuma a.k.a DJ Obi announced he was going to break the Guinness World Record for Longest Marathon Club DJing. The previous record of 200 hours was set by Polish DJ Norbert Selmaj a.k.a Norberto Loco, at the Underground temple bar in Dublin, Ireland. To set the record,…
10 Jul 2016
Haneefah Adams is a ball of intoxicating energy and if I was ever in doubt about how my work gives me the opportunity to meet the best people in Nigeria, she removed such doubt.  Haneefah is a medical scientist, creative artist and lifestyle blogger and she is passionate about food, fashion, her faith and her…
4 Jul 2016
Not many former Nigerian sportsmen have been able to successfully make the transition from sports to business, but not Obinna Ekezie. He lived the American dream and is now creating his Nigerian dream. As the Guardian Life team crew waited for Ekezie in his Lekki Phase One, Lagos office, I recalled the first time I…
27 Jun 2016
Mercy Aigbe-Gentry is a household name. Not because she’s a versatile actress who has acted in several Yoruba movies, but also because of her unique sense of style as well as her ambition and drive. Just like fine wine, Mercy has gotten better with time and she has become a force to reckon with. The…
20 Jun 2016
Over the past couple of years, Nollywood has been changing. I used to hate watching Nigerian films because of the poor acting, bad directing and awful video effects. And don’t get me started on the storylines! You could predict the plot of an entire movie just from the first scene. Everything has started changing now.…
13 Jun 2016
Not many may know the name behind hit television series, Tinsel, Hotel Majestic, The Johnsons and the new campus comedy series Zone 222. This is because the man behind the scenes, Rogers Ofime is more concerned with ensuring the team as a whole is duly appreciated for their effort. In all of Rogers Ofime’s works,…
6 Jun 2016
I can count the number of times I have paid to watch a stage play. Unfortunately, much like the new generation, I am mostly involved with the first screen which is mobile and removing the options of rewinding, pausing and increasing the pace of whatever I am watching is like robbing me of my sanity.…
30 May 2016
The popular saying, ‘train a girl, train a nation’, has been gaining momentum in recent times with the outburst of female entrepreneurs and inventors. The women of inspiration that grace our pages today are focusing on making the world a better place by changing the narrative on community issues. These women have used their situations,…
23 May 2016
One thing we are extremely proud of is how Nigerians are becoming a lot more involved with political processes. It is almost as if we have all had a wake up call and finally realized the power to build our nation has rested with us this entire time. A huge part of this shift has…
16 May 2016
When someone has talent and is willing to put in work, there is almost nothing unachievable for such a person.  This is true for the creatives in Nigeria that have dared to spread their wings, and it is extremely true for talented singer Seyi Shay. While on the path to what most would consider a…
8 May 2016
Contrary to popular belief the Nigerian blogsphere is not majorly populated with gossip bloggers. There are quite a number of exceptional individuals who have brought their passion for beauty, fashion, technology, food and life in general into the blogging industry. As condense as this industry has become, the blogging industry is definitely setting a pace…
4 May 2016
 When talking about the evolution of menswear designers in Nigeria, one cannot possibly forget to mention the Okunoren Twins. Every partnership has its ups and downs, but there are definitely more pros than there are cons when you are in partnership with your brother. This is proven by the fact that the Okunoren Twins have…

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
Kanye 'Ye' West has called out Netflix, requesting that he does final edits on his Netflix docuseries before it's presented to the masses. Taking to Instagram on Friday, Ye wrote that he would like to ensure all T's are crossed and I's dotted before he green lights the three-part series Jeen-Yuhs. "I'm going to say this…
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…