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12 Aug 2018
Jebba which means "water is flowing here" is a city divided between two states: Kwara and Niger. Northern Jebba is regarded as the historical and ancient Jebba. But the city is hardly regarded as a popular tourist destination in Nigeria. Upon arriving at the bank of River Niger in ancient Jebba North, we met little…
7 Aug 2018
The Benin Republic, a historic country rich in African culture, was home to the Dahomey Kingdom from about 1600–1900 AD. Known across the world as one of the places where “voodoo” is highly regarded, the country shares a border with Nigeria. Although it has as its capital, Port Novo, Cotonou, the largest city and economic…
6 Aug 2018
Senegal is an African country with a rich French colonial heritage and many natural attractions. Dakar, the cosmopolitan capital, is recognised for its nightlife, native mbalax music, esteemed African art and colonial architecture. Dakar is filled with authentic restaurants that serve some of the richest cuisines in West Africa. The food is influenced by various…
29 Jul 2018
There is an app for nearly everything, whether you are planning your next dream trip or need somewhere safe to pee. We’ve rounded up some of the best tools for the digital-savvy traveller. These handy helpers are available on both Android and iOS and —the best part — they're free. AccuWeather No one likes getting…
29 Jul 2018
From the warm-hearted people to the beautiful landscapes and vibrant nightlife, there are endless reasons why Tbilisi, Georgia has become an increasingly popular summer holiday destination. The best part is that the country grants visas on arrival to Nigerian passport holders! The country of Georgia is technically located in Eurasia. However, its people describe it…
29 Jul 2018
A photograph is an experience. You can almost smell a newly-ploughed field, taste the salty air, hear the leaves rustle and feel the tingling breeze. Most places we long for abroad have close substitutes in Nigeria. If you want an adventurous vacation without having to break the bank, these photos will make you long to…
25 Jul 2018
It is time for the big summer holiday! If you are flying with kids, you might be worried about arriving in one piece. What if they act up or spend the whole flight screaming? What if they never stop yelling or crying? We could say ignore the people who will sigh and complain about whatever…
23 Jul 2018
Oyo State is known for many ͚firsts͛ in Nigeria and Africa. It is home to the first University in Nigeria, the first skyscraper in Africa (Cocoa House). It also has one of the only two suspended lakes in the world; Oyo State is a must-visit for everyone. These are five alternative things to do when…
20 Jul 2018
There are sites that are used in a film that look like stage props or film tricks but are places that actually exist. They are used in films with stories weaved around it that makes it sound so real. It's really difficult to discern what is real and what isn't. These  sites were built by…
19 Jul 2018
Located off the coast of Jonesport, Mistake Island is just a 30-acre island in the state of Maine, US with coordinates - 44°28'29.2"N, 67°32'06.4"W. This island consists of a lighthouse - Moose Peak Light, few houses, and some vegetation. Although it may seem as though the name "Mistake Island"was coined just for no reason or…
16 Jul 2018
Not everyone is the outdoor or adventurous type, but every love life needs a rekindling. When two people get used to each other as they tend to do, relationships might get boring. The butterflies and excitement you felt at first may dim down and even sizzle out. This is where a little twist in how…
13 Jul 2018
Nigeria is endowed with natural sites bestowed by mother nature for our and enjoyment and adventure. Akwa Ibom state has many sites to explore from natural sights to man-made places. It is a beautiful state that has a peaceful and clean environment with good road network. And rarely has heavy traffic grid like other cities. Here are…

Guardian Life

1 day ago
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…