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18 Apr 2016
I remember the first time I met Adenrele, I think one of the first things that we ever talked about was her attempt to set up an art school and what caught me on was the passion to which she spoke about it. So it's rational to drag her into my corner and talk about…
18 Apr 2016
Multi-talented actor, Chiedozie ‘Sambasa’ Nzeribe made his debut in the Nollywood movie scene in 2013. And barely three years after, he has already won the prestigious AMVCA in the Best Supporting Actor’ category for his role as Ghetto in the movie, "A Soldier's Story". The amiable actor, model and poet speak with IJEOMA OPARA on…
11 Apr 2016
When Rick Ross commended shoe brand Preppy Royale on Instagram a couple of days ago, it generated a huge buzz. We met with the CEO of Preppy Royale Chinedu Uma for a brief interview. Why did you start the brand? Preppy ROYALE started because I wanted to show the world the gift I hard inside,…
10 Apr 2016
An inventor of magnificent gourmet food, founder of Cookie Jar, Eros and Gourmet which is a culinary service company; Tolu Eros popularly known as Chef Eros is the king of the kitchen. He infuses the finest ingredients sourced locally and around the world and creates exotic meals. We had an interesting meeting with the celebrity…
5 Apr 2016
I am a die-hard fan of humility and intelligence and having these traits in one person will always impress me. I met Titi few years ago and the first thing that caught my eye was her smile and humility and when we finally got to talking I knew I must make more time to converse…
5 Apr 2016
Okiki Marinho is the Founder and Creative Director of Okiki Marinho a fashion brand specializing in women's clothes and luxury hand bags. Her brand started in August 2012 and till date is a household name when it concerns luxury handcrafted leather goods, made to measure and ready to wear clothes. Hello Okiki, tell us a…
21 Mar 2016
The black queen is a boss in her industry. Kehinde Smith is the CEO of My Extensionz My Lash Extensionz, My Celebrity Teeth, HerBlings, & Taste My Fashion. Her brand is well known for supplying the highest quality of virgin hair to everyday working class women, hair salons and celebrities worldwide. Kehinde is not only…
15 Mar 2016
It gladdens my heart to see young Nigerians do amazing things so passionately. It makes me proud to be young and Nigerian. At least, I found something I can be proud of in a country where some of the older generations have nothing to teach but how to be corrupt and to be slaves to…
14 Mar 2016
Abba T. Makama, the founder of Osiris, is a creative icon that constructs magical ideas for digital and traditional media. His affinity for art and filmmaking has made him a top notch in the movie industry. He has worked in various capacities with brands like Google, Hennessey, Blackberry and production houses like MTV Base, Chanel…
14 Mar 2016
Lagos is a busy and loud city and finding that quiet paradise to calm your nerves down can be quite difficult.Google search cannot show you all the hidden treasures so you have to look deeper to find amazing places. However, there is a place in Lagos called “Stranger” where people from various parts of the…
8 Mar 2016
I have learnt never to judge people by their overall look - especially size - but I fail at this a lot because I’m human.So when this young man stepped into our office few years ago after days of unending calls I just wanted to round off with the plan for his shoot so I…
1 Mar 2016
Tell us about yourself, growing up, family background, education and all My name is Oluwatobijulo ‘Tobi’ Onifade, I am a graphic designer/Illustrator, bead maker and teacher. I am the first out of 3 children. I was born and raised in Lagos. I attended CTC International School and Grange School in Lagos. After my secondary school…

Guardian Life

1 day ago
Hollywood superstar Nia Long has disclosed that her fiancé and former Nigeria D’Tigers captain Ime Udoka was the epitome of calmness when he got the phone call confirming him as the head coach of the Boston Celtics. Perhaps more than any other team in the National Basketball Association, the Boston Celtics – 17-time champions of…
1 day ago
Meek Mill accused his record label of mismanaging him, threatening to make the details of his record deal public in a tweet on Monday.  In a now-deleted tweet, the rapper accused the label of not paying him for his music, noting that he doesn't know how much money the label has made off him.  "I…
1 day ago
Just after surprising us with his acting in Toyin Abrahams block buster movie "Ghost and the tout too, Ruggedman blesses his fans with a new EP. There is music (or entertainment of any sort) that is disposable - junk food. Then there is the stuff that is art. That is real. That shifts the gravitational…
1 day ago
Comedian Dave Chappelle has addressed the controversy on Transgender rights surrounding his Netflix special The Closer. Chappelle noted that criticisms of The Closer, which features his views on transgender rights and identity, had hurt his ability to communicate.  In an Instagram video posted on Monday, he said he'll be willing to meet with the Netflix transgender employees…
1 day ago
Ogirikan and Iwalewa galleries are back with the third edition of the Miniature Art Fair Lagos after a short break. This fair seeks to celebrate Nigeria's rich cultural heritage will hold at 19 Idowu Martins Mega Plaza carpark VI, from November 26th, 2021 to December 5th, 2021 It is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic…

Music

4 days 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,...
4 days ago
Foremost continental award platform, All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), has partnered with the English conglomerate, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), to boost the credibility and accuracy...
22 Oct
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,…
21 Oct
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
Temi Ami-Williams, star of the award-winning Nigerian feature film EYIMOFE (This Is My Desire), has made history by becoming the second Nigerian actor to win a prize at Africa's biggest and most prestigious film festival, the Pan African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou. Miss Ami-Williams won the FESPACO Prize for the Best Young Actor…
2 days ago
As always, Netflix is set to have you on the edge of your seat throughout November with movies that'll leave you giddy with excitement. Here's a list of the top 10 movies to look out for on Netflix in November:  Amina ( Air Date: 11/4/2021):  Amina is a historical narrative of the 16th-century Zazzau (now Zaria,…
22 Oct
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…
22 Oct
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…
22 Oct
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…