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25 Jul
The most expensive hotel in the world is not located on land but in a submarine named Lover’s Deep underneath the ocean in St. Lucia, an island country in the West Indies in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean. From $292,000 (€258,000) per night, lovers can spend an evening submerged…
18 Jul
When I stepped on the platform of the Kano train station on a chilly harmattan morning in December of 2017, I had no knowledge of the adventure I was about to embark on as I had never been on a train before. But about 2 days and some hours later when I arrived in Lagos,…
11 Jul
A few days ago, an American Twitter user shared a video thread of a trip she and 18 other people took to Jamaica. The posts got a lot of engagement and as at the time of this writing, the first video she shared has over 2.3 million views and has been shared over 17 thousand…
4 Jul
1. New Yam Festival Yam is a staple in West Africa and a typical food you find around Nigeria. Unlike other foods, yam is quite different and much respected. It is more than food. In the very old days, commonly in the southern part of Nigeria, barns of yams show the wealth of a person,…
28 Jun
Take me back to the good old days when one could just book a flight and travel almost anywhere in the world on a whim. Days before the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crippled virtually every industry and all spheres of human life. The good old days when one could have breakfast in Lagos and set…
20 Jun
Atlanta is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Georgia. The city serves as the cultural and economic centre of the Atlanta metropolitan area. As of 2010, Atlanta is the seventh-most visited city in the United States, with over 35 million visitors per year. Visit the Georgia Aquarium Georgia Aquarium is…
13 Jun
Go tanning/beaching The name Lagos is a Portuguese word that means lakes. You can’t visit Lagos without seeing at least one beach. There are numerous to pick from; among them are Tarkwa Bay, Elegushi, Jara, and Badagry. Galleries/Museum If you snooze, you lose in Lagos. However, staring and slowing your thought into a piece of…
6 Jun
Turkey occupies a unique geographic position, lying partly in Asia and partly in Europe. Turkey has a very diverse culture that is a blend of various elements of the Eastern Mediterranean, Western Asia, Central Asia, Middle East, with Eastern European and Caucasian traditions, which started with the Westernisation of the Ottoman Empire and still continues…
30 May
Retiring to a foreign land offers a chance to see more of the world and in most cases, a lower cost of living. To determine which countries are the best for retirees, International Living uses a scoring system that measures a variety of factors, including: housing, benefits & discounts, visas & residence, fitting in/entertainment, development,…
23 May
It is said that the beautiful country of Namibia is Africa for beginners. The Southern African country is famous for its other-worldly scenery, ethereal starry skies, stunning coastline, colossal dunes, vast deserts, incredible wildlife, and epic adventure opportunities! Officially known as the Republic of Namibia, the country shares its western border with the Atlantic Ocean…
16 May
A frustrated Nigerian traveller once wrote on Twitter: Having a traveller’s soul and a Nigerian passport has to be the top two worst combinations in the world. Many of us wish just to be woken up one weekend morning and hear, “Hi dear, let’s pack our bags and travel to destination Z”, as we see…
10 May
Travelling opens you up to a new world of experiences, tastes and people. This is why the thought of travelling alone can be equally exciting and daunting as on one hand, you're thrilled by the lure of new experiences and on the other hand anxious about your safety. Preparation, some common sense along with some…

Guardian Life

1 hour ago
Beeta Arts Festival is the unique new pan-African celebration organised by the Beeta Universal Arts Foundation. The festival debuts in Abuja on the 12th to 14th of November 2021 at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel and the Art-Tech District, Abuja.  The festival’s theme is RE-IMAGINE. It seeks to foster arts development and cultural unity by synergising…
2 hours ago
Brad Pitt's petition appeal to disqualify the private judge in his custody battle with ex Angelina Jolie has been denied by the California Supreme Court. Pitt's lawyers had pushed that the court disqualifies the private judge hearing the case for failing to disclose his business relationships with Pitt's attorneys sufficiently.  However, on Wednesday, the California…
6 hours ago
Afropop, Afrobeats, R & B singer-songwriter Wande Coal is back with a supremely catchy new song "Come My way". Produced by Bruno and Screwface, Wande whose insane talent for colouring sounds is undoubtedly the King of Falsetto, as he does justice to this beautiful new single. "Come My Way" overflows with ethereal excellence with Wande's…
1 day ago
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan are being sued by two ex-household staff over alleged racist and homophobic abuse by the family's former head of security. According to Business Insider, the suit was filed by Mia King, a black woman who had served as a security operations assistant and a John Doe,…
1 day ago
Alec Baldwin's movie Rust has a production insurance policy limited to $6million for death and insurance.  Baldwin was filming Rust when a prop gun went off, killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.  An insurance certificate obtained by TMZ showed that the movie's production general liability coverage is limited to $1 million per occurrence. The insurance written by Front Row…

Music

2 days 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…
23 Oct
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,...
23 Oct
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…

Film

1 day ago
Legendary Entertainment and Warner Brothers have confirmed that they'll be releasing Dune: Part Two in October 2023. The sci-fi movie Dune was released on October 22, hitting theatres and HBO Mac simultaneously. The movie, which is the biggest opening of the year for Warner Bros, earned a strong $40.1 million in the US.  Dune cost an estimated $165million to…
2 days 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…
2 days ago
On 26th of October 2021, Amanda Dara production releases the first episode its 6 part series 'A Caring Player'. A romance flick staring Taye Arimoro, Minjin Adewale Lawanson and Amanda Dara and was directed by Adetola Films. A 'caring player' is the story of love, deceit, and tough choices. In this movie, the stereotypes of…
3 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…
3 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,…