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31 Aug
Paul Femi Ashiru popularly known as Paulash Panache is an award-winning show and club promoter, musician, brand strategist, and social media influencer. He is known as Lituation King on his Instagram with over 80,000 followers where he shares his events and club tour photos. Paulash Panache has become a house name and his ability to…
29 Aug
Some people have impacted the lives of many through their actions, and Kingsley Obiukwu is such a person. He took a business and turned it into an empire while consciously making moves to change the lives of Africans. Speaking to the Guardian Life team, he spoke about his journey and growth. Who is Kingsley Obiukwu?…
20 Aug
The global music scene is witnessing a new wave of artistes, with unique and varying sounds who want to tell their stories and influence “the culture” in their own way. Daniel Ogwu Chukura, known professionally as Kozykid is a Nigerian Afro pop singer, songwriter and record producer. Hailing from Asaba, Delta State. Daniel was born…
15 Aug
Dating is an ever-ending journey in the world of those who seek true love. For people around the world, it is an even more difficult task to be in the right place at the right time. And this is where Vybe comes in. Created by three young Nigerians, it is Nigeria’s first indigenous dating app…
8 Aug
Regina Udalor is the producer of The Lost Café, a Nigeria and Norway co-production that has bagged many awards both home and abroad. In this interview with Guardian Life, she talks about her journey to becoming a filmmaker, changes she would like to see in the industry, and the challenges of shooting a film on…
8 Aug
In the words of popular Netflix show Stranger Things, “in a world full of tens, be an Eleven”. The artiste formerly known as Uchechukwu Godwin is an embodiment of this quote and has gone through the motions to become Plvyboi Pluto. His unconventional style of music, colorful lifestyle and intense openness are a few reasons…
1 Aug
David Nwobodo is more than a maverick in the Nigerian music industry. The Afro-fusion musician is one of the biggest chess hobbyists in the country. Now, with his latest effort – a countrywide chess tourney for students, alongside a chess-themed music album – he is stretching the narrative of strategic thinking and mental development among…
31 Jul
Regina Udalor is the producer of The Lost Café, a Nigeria and Norway co-production that has bagged many awards both home and abroad. In this interview with TOBI AWODIPE, she talks about her journey to becoming a filmmaker, changes she would like to see in the industry, the challenges of shooting a film on two…
25 Jul
Abubakar Abdullahi is a fast-rising artiste who goes by the stage name, Dagizah. The last born of 6 children, Dagizah was born and raised in Abeokuta, Ogun state. Speaking with The Guardian Life, Dagizah talks about how he transitioned from playing football to being signed by Grammy-nominated singer, and music executive Bankulli. How did you…
23 Jul
Netflix arrived in Nigeria in 2019 and has shaken up the Nigerian entertainment and streaming industry since then. The streaming giant is fostering dynamic partnerships with Nollywood moguls like Kunle Aoloyan and Mo Abudu, while bringing to Nigerian households diverse stories like Kemi Adetiba soon to be released ‘King of Boys 2’. Netflix is also…
18 Jul
In the contemporary art management space of Lagos, a quiet renaissance is emerging as a new generation of gallery owners are changing the artistic and economic narratives. Nana Sonoiki, founder of new entrant The Art Pantheon, Lekki, Lagos is one of the new generation gallerists and curators lifting Africa’s art economy. With experience in contemporary…
11 Jul
Manuela Modupe Udemba known as Shanga was born in Bern, Switzerland to a Nigerian father and a Swiss mother. She graduated as an Audio Engineer in 2014. During her studies, Shanga fully embarked on her musical journey with her first EP release, “embracing vulnerability”. Music has constantly been a part of her family growing up.…

Guardian Life

1 day ago
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…
1 day ago
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 day ago
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…
1 day ago
Nigerian singer, Adekunle Gold, has announced that he will be dropping his new album next year. The ‘AG Baby’ hitmaker in an announcement posted on his official social media pages said the new album titled ‘Catch Me If You Can’ will be made available on February 4, 2022. This will be the fourth studio album…
2 days ago
Ice Cream lovers, GET IN HERE!  Looks like we'll be eating good this "Detty December" as Kinglace makes its first entry into Lagos with its premium ice cream delights guaranteed to leave you wanting more.  Produced by Iceberry, Russia's oldest ice cream manufacturer and distributed by Wow Creamery, Kinglace is no stranger to the ice…

Music

2 days ago
As Barbados became the world's newest republic, its prime minister's first act was to officially declare the island's most famous citizen, Rihanna, a national hero. Barbados had already conferred the title of ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary on the billionaire multiple Grammy-winning singer and businesswoman in 2018 and tasked her with encouraging education and tourism. The…
27 Nov
It was nearly 9:00 p.m. and the screams nearly threw one off the seat. In a flash, the entire auditorium was agog with excitement as the Rexxie-produced groove anthem, Ko Por Ke, rented the air.
27 Nov
Nigeria music superstars and self-proclaimed besties, Tiwa Savage and Wizkid are set to headline two concerts slated for December 17 and 19, 2021 respectively, during the Livespot X Festival.
27 Nov
Over the last three years, the scope of Nigerian Afropops music has evolved to be inclusive of every demographic within its core, leading to the rise of powerful Aftopop stars that are unconventional of the typical musical stereotypes.
24 Nov
Afrobeats superstar Wizkid has bagged two nominations at the 2022 Grammy Awards.  On Tuesday, the Grammy Academy announced the 2022 Grammy Awards nominations list in a Livestream from the GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles, which featured Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr. and Board of Trustees Chair Tammy Hurt, as well as some special guests.…

Film

2 days ago
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…
2 days ago
Globally, one in four girls experiences sexual abuse. This situation gets dire as 27% of women between the ages of 15 - 49 have been abused by their partners worldwide, and about 736 million have experienced violence in their life.
The Simpsons
3 days ago
The Simpsons Tiananmen episode in which the cartoon American family visit Tiananmen Square is missing from the Disney+ streaming service in Hong Kong. The news of the missing episode comes at a time when authorities are clamping down on dissent, with curbs on speech becoming a norm in the international business hub and ensnaring global media and…
3 days ago
After a three-day weekend, Disney's new animated musical fantasy film Encanto has topped the North American box office, raking in an estimated $27 million. This number released by industry watcher Exhibitor Relations revealed this on Sunday. However, its numbers fell below other family-oriented Thanksgiving weekend releases, including Frozen II and Coco. However, this number proves to be a sign that…
3 days ago
Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) has won five awards at the 2021 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), including the prestigious Best Director and Best Nigerian Film awards. Nominated in seven of the 26 categories, prior to Sunday’s AMAA, the GDN Studios-produced film also came out tops in the Best Editing, Best Sound, and Best First…