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13 Mar 2016
As we journey through life, we meet people who change our perceptions of things and can boast of enlightenment. There are not enough words to describe Peace Anyiam Osigwe, founder of the Africa Movie Academy Awards. A woman that was surprisingly behind the first video of Africa’s sensational duo P Square; a lawyer and a…
7 Mar 2016
Yemi Eberechi Alade is more than the typical Igbo-Yoruba girl; she has taken her passion for language and infused it into her music. The international smash hit Johnnydominated music charts in Tanzania, Kenya, Ghana, South Africa, Liberia, Uganda, Zimbabwe, and the United Kingdom, among others. Currently, her music is being translated in French in many…
14 Feb 2016
Valentine’s Day was birthed on the foundation of love and sacrifice. What better way than to celebrate the day of love with the kids of Peculiar Saints Orphanage and Mend A Life and Home Initiative, orphanages and NGOs who have dedicated their mission to give these children hope. We took these children to the park…
10 Feb 2016
As I wait at the studio for Bizzle to show up, I find myself torn between worrying about how the readers of this article would receive it and the looming introduction to someone I consider to be highly influential in the media in recent times. I am fully aware that two kinds of people exist…
22 Dec 2015
As Jennifer Olize arrives and settles down in the makeup chair to prepare for the shoot, she immediately starts to giggle as I pull out my notebook to start the interview. She was a bit late to the shoot and we are behind time but her charming nature has made up for it all. As…
29 Nov 2015
“I truly think I was cast for the best role in FIFTY... nothing else calls to me.” Nse Ikpe-Etim EbonyLife Films would be premiering the highly anticipated movie, FIFTY at the prestigious Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, on December 13, 2015. Scheduled for cinemas nationwide as from December 18, 2015, the 2015 BFI London Film…
18 Nov 2015
Idia Aisien is not just a pretty face on the screen, you might recognize her from her shows on Spice TV. What you don't know however is that she is a woman with a vision and a mind of her own. In this interview, she gives us first hand details of her personality, career, hopes…
3 Nov 2015
It all started as a funny Instagram account. Funny African Pictures (@funny_african_pictures) It has now grown (450,000 followers) from that to a full-scale content services company. Behind this company, is a new generation of creative entrepreneurs, one of whom we speak to here. Before now, they had deliberately remained anonymous. While in the shadows, they…
6 Oct 2015
Emmanuel Luther is from Delta State. He was born into a Christian home, with eight sisters and a brother. He studied Political Science at the Delta State University, Abraka. Since he made his foray into the entertainment world, he has not looked back. In this chat with Myles Igwe, he talks about his passion for…
5 Oct 2015
Emeka Nwarulor is managing consultant of SwiftGiant Company (a growing brand and project management company) and the founder of Big Brand Academy: a personal branding-oriented school committed to empowering entrepreneurs and corporate professionals to becoming strong. Nwarulor, who has been involved in several brand creation projects for startups, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), says, “I…
30 Sep 2015
Nneka Ebru (Nee Nwokoro) is of mixed parentage — half Nigerian and half Turkish. The former Turkey international basketballer attended Covenant University, Ota, where she read Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management. She was at the Paris School of Business, France, for her doctoral degree in Business Administration. Growing up in a bi-cultural setting, Ebru…
26 Sep 2015
In the fashion scene, Lexy Mojo-Eyes is not new. The fashion expert has been the vanguard and catalyst in the Nigerian and African fashion Industry. He introduced the first major fashion event in Nigeria- Nigerian Fashion Show in 1997. Today unlike years back, every Nigerian designer uses mainly locally assembled materials. He has taken African…

Guardian Life

1 day ago
Being in love is a beautiful and an indescribable feeling. You meet someone for the first time and you desire to know more and spend quality time with the person; you learn the things the person loves, become friends with their friends and develop some changes in character. Most times, we ignore our wants and…
1 day ago
With the just concluded Ballon d’Or football, fanatics were brought under one umbrella to celebrate the achievements of compatriots. Messi had a spotlight grinning with sheer joy as he fervently clinched unto his shiny gold inspired football award for “Best Footballer Of The Year” for the 7th time. It suffices to say success does not…
1 day ago
Seyi Shay’s new album titled “Big Girl” is nothing short of energetic. The album which is a metaphor for the growth that women have to pass through to become who they are is reflective of the artist. In this interview with Guardian Life, she talks about the album’s authenticity, her philanthropic activities, and her role…
2 days ago
FAST-rising Afro-pop star, Adesewa Adaramati, professionally known as Big Mati, is set to rejig the yuletide groove with a new smash hit dubbed, Money Too Useful. On Money Too Useful, Big Mati stretches his discography with the same momentum that adorned his last smash hit, On My Door, which dropped earlier in the year. He…
2 days ago
The Nigerian-American artist Adetokunbo ‘Toks’ Adegbuyi has released his latest song. Translated from Yoruba as ‘talk to me,’ Adegbuyi’s “Bamisoro” is an exotic-sounding affair, with rich instrumentation which crosses between Wizkid’s Made in Lagos and the rappers he grew up listening to.

Music

2 days ago
Within Nigeria’s crop of disc jockeys, Patrick Imohiosen is the gentlest one can ever meet. “Would you like something to drink,” he asked, calmly offering this reporter a seat. Across his tee shirt and baseball cap, the inscription ‘Greatness’ lay boldly.
3 days ago
British girl band Little Mix has confirmed they'll be taking a break at the end of their upcoming tour to pursue solo projects after a decade long career.    The trio Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Perrie Edwards and Jade Thirlwall took to social media to announce their break in a heartfelt post.   A message on their official…
4 days ago
With global dancefloors being ignited by the scintillating log-drums of Amapiano, Nigerian-Canadian superstar, Tome, has joined the league of singers decorating their discographies with the groovy rhythm. With her new song dubbed, Wait, set to drop tomorrow, the ember soirees are set to be enchanted with more African rhythms. For Tome, who has had quite an interesting…
1 Dec
We had a sit down with up and fast rising star Luddy Dave who about to drop his debut EP on the 3rd of December is titled H.E.R (Her Ecstatic Royalty). We also chatted about his journey into the music industry and what to expect moving forward from him.  How did you come about the…
1 Dec
Nigerian singer and songwriter Razaq Olanrewaju Jimoh going by the stage name Aro-z has made his music debut with the single BMT (Big Money Talk). On the New single BMT, he talks about the luxury life and how money influences things. The Lagos-raised singer whose love for music started at a young age began honing…

Film

3 days ago
In anticipation of the final five episodes of Netflix's hit series Money Heist, here are five facts about the show you might not have given a second thought.  Money Heist tells the story of a group of criminals who try to pull off the biggest heist in recorded history, to print billions of euros in the Royal Mint…
4 days ago
Streaming giant Netflix will release the final five episodes of its Spanish hit series Money Heist on Friday. Created by Spain's private Antena 3 network, the thriller about a gang of thieves and their elaborate heists fast became Netflix's most-watched series not in English after the platform picked up the show in December 2017. The robber characters…
4 days ago
Christmas time in Nigeria is a joy to experience, with not to be missed festive events dotting everyone’s calendar. This year Netflix and Kunle Afolayan will give Nigerians even more to enjoy! Following the announcement of Netflix’s first Nigerian Christmas film – A Naija Christmas; produced and directed by Kunle Afolayan, the global streaming giant…
1 Dec
Get in on the Festive Cheer! December  is packed with titles that will have you enjoying the festivities with so much movie options to binge on, from  A Naija Christmas, the story of a mother's Christmas wish and the grand prize that comes with it which sets off a fierce competition between her sons, to…
30 Nov
Heirs of Italian fashion house Gucci have threatened to take legal action against Ridley Scott's new film House of Gucci for depicting members of the family as "hooligans." Ridley Scott's new film House of Gucci is already picking up Oscar buzz since its release last weekend. The film stars Lady Gaga as Patrizia Reggiani, who was convicted of having…