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3 days ago
The art of storytelling is one that has been passed down since time immemorial as it is in our nature as humans to document aspects of our life for personal or impersonal reasons. Using different means of documentation ranging from photography, writing, art, music, and more. It is truly fascinating when one person possesses an…
3 days ago
Entertainment personality and entrepreneur, Olabode Tawose, popularly known as Bodman is the Chief Executive Officer of Bodman Entertainment Limited, a South Africa-based record label scouting new and fresh talent. The ace producer who launching his label after realizing his calling in the entertainment space went for it with no regrets but not without challenges. In…
4 days ago
Joselyn Dumas is no stranger to Nigerians. From playing the bride in the video for Lynxxx’s hit single featuring Wizkid, “Fine Lady”, to featuring in countless Nollywood productions, Joselyn has set hearts ablaze across the country. Now, the African Movie Academy Award (AMAA) nominee is set to sizzle in the upcoming Showmax Original Ghana Jollof…
4 days ago
Her sexually explicit protests have been likened to pornography, but Ugandan activist and writer Stella Nyanzi says sex is the most effective -- and entertaining -- way to shake people out of their apathy. "I learnt very early that there are some topics in Uganda that are tired and... the only way to capture attention…
17 Oct
Odion Tobi is a visual artist who tells stories with afro-centric and surrealistic designs. Some of his digital artworks were recently showcased at the Coin Geek conference in New York. In this interview with the Guardian Life, he talks about digital arts and taking his work into the NFT space. How did you first become…
16 Oct
Johnnie Walker, the world’s number one Scotch whisky, has officially unveiled E-Money and KCEE as new brand ambassadors for Johnnie Walker Blue Label. Landing the announcement with a finely curated short film that showcases the luxurious world of Johnnie Walker Blue Label, Ifeoma Agu, Marketing Manager, Int’l Premium Spirits & Reserve Brands, Guinness Nigeria, formally…
15 Oct
Bryant Ugonna Irele, Nigerian-born Los Angeles based designer is the founder of Lykos Gonna. The fashion forward brand that gives a whole new meaning to streetwear and identity. Speaking to the Guardian Life, he talks about his admiration for fashion, connection to his roots, and the role of God in his success. Who is Bryant…
10 Oct
Joy Meribe, Nigerian-born Italian designer, made headlines after she opened Milan Fashion Week. The eponymous brand is a black owned luxury brand that makes references to Afro culture. Speaking to the Guardian Life, she talks about fate, and what makes Joy Meribe unique. You are the first Nigerian to debut your runway collection on the…
3 Oct
Eniola Akinbo, popularly known as Niyola is famous for her beautiful songs; however, she has been away from the music scene for a long time now. Making an entry into the Nigerian film scene, Niyola plays a lead role in the Netflix Original, “Swallow”. Speaking to the Guardian Life team, she details her journey into…
1 Oct
Within the media circle in Nigeria, Victoria Eze is a personality par excellence. The Celebrity TV host and producer, professionally known as Mizvick, has carved a trademark for herself as one of the most vibrant media personalities within the entertainment industry. Without dropping her guard, the young maverick has now created a new TV series…
26 Sep
Tunde Owolabi, quit his day job to embrace Africa’s gift of Aso-oke, and is steadily attracting African culture enthusiasts. In this interview with the Guardian Life, he talks about his drive, how Aso-oke chose him and what makes it special to him. A not-so-little birdie told us that Ethnik was inspired by your love for…
26 Sep
After months of development and writing, Showrunner Heidi Uys handed over the reins of Castle & Castle Season 2 to two talented Directors; Kayode Kasum and Walter Tayluer. Their mandate was clear, give fans of the highly anticipated show a season that would be worth the three-year wait. For hotshot Kayode Kasum, this was his…
19 Sep
Precious Gaza has been instrumental in developing workshops for young digital entrepreneurs that are geared towards creating a better understanding of the mindset and business and how to sustain all round healthy business performance. In less than two years, she has trained, coached and taught over 5000+ individuals. A sickle warrior and advocate who seeks…

Guardian Life

27 mins ago
“It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.” -  Clive James “There is money in tech”. This is by far the major motivation these days. Anyone giving it a go at the tech industry is majorly doing so because of the money that can be made. This is…
1 hour ago
The 21st-century woman is strong, fierce, has a mind of her own and, above all, independent. She knows her worth and wouldn’t settle for anything less than what she deserves. Being an independent woman is being able to find happiness on your own, have self-confidence without relying on people or society for validation. It also…
1 hour ago
Summer is over and we are excited and ready for the new sets of trends that are about to take over the fashion scene.  Every season, there are new fashion fads that come and go, and some choose to stay. This year, no matter the temperature, the styles are hotter than ever. From monochrome outfits…
2 hours ago
What is ADHD? ADHD awareness is growing around the world. However, there is still a paucity of knowledge and presence of misconceptions about what ADHD is and what it isn’t. October 2021 is the ADHD awareness month, and it is important to take a step back and examine what we know about ADHD and also…
3 hours ago
Exploring the commercial value of Nollywood, Afrobeats, and Nigeria’s technology ecosystem to the world. We often think and speak of things Nigeria can export in tangible terms. We talk about oil; we talk about rice; we talk about wheat and other agricultural products. Sometimes, we talk about intangible things, but perhaps not often enough. We…

Music

1 day ago
He sat relaxed, gazing into the thin air as he spoke. On his tee shirt lay the inscription ‘Confident’, neatly stretched across his chest. And for this 26-year-old,...
1 day ago
Foremost continental award platform, All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), has partnered with the English conglomerate, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), to boost the credibility and accuracy...
2 days ago
Not relenting on the chart-topping success of "Feeling," Ladipoe is back with a new song titled "Running" on which he features Fireboy DML. "Running" is Ladipoe's second single this year. The rapper revealed that it is also the first single off his forthcoming EP "Providence," set to drop next month. Fireboy, who delivered the chorus,…
3 days 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…

Film

2 days 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…
2 days 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…
2 days 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…
2 days 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…
2 days 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…