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2 May
Bring out your sunglasses, your picnic blanket, board games and enjoy a picnic with your family and friends. Listed below are some of the best picnic spots in Nigeria. Crushed Rock, Mpape, Abuja Crushed Rock is an abandoned quarry in Mpape, Abuja, the capital of Nigeria. The quarry was opened in 1977, just a year…
25 Apr
Magic sometimes resides in a box. A train ride is a beautiful experience. Outside, you get to see the beautiful landscape transverse behind you and inside; you meet new people on your journey. Since the new ultra-modern train begun in December, routing Lagos-Abeokuta-Ibadan, traveling, and having a good time on a weekend out of Lagos…
19 Apr
Palau is remote and mostly untamed, it is these attributes that make it one of the world's last unspoiled natural beauties. The island country which contains over 500 islands is located in the western Pacific Ocean. The country uses the United States dollar as its currency. The islands' culture mixes Micronesian, Melanesian, Asian, and Western…
11 Apr
Officially known as the Republic of Maldives, Maldives is a small archipelagic state in South Asia, situated in the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean. It lies southwest of Sri Lanka and India, about 700 kilometres from the Asian continent's mainland. The Maldives is made up of 1192 islands and each island boasts of different…
28 Mar
The Republic of Ghana, formerly called Gold Coast, is a country rich in heritage, culture, pride and hospitality and beautiful sceneries. The country is along the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa. Ghana is a very vibrant country and if being at peace with nature is what you…
21 Mar
Taraba-Jalingo! Among the least visited regions in Nigeria is North-Eastern Nigeria. Primary reasons for this include the proximity to other places; the states in northeast Nigeria are far from other areas, including other northern locations. Packed with cultural treasures, fine food, immaculate clouds and intimidating Mountains, Taraba is a dream for all kinds of travellers.…
Dubai. Photo: vietnamdhtravel
7 Mar
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, all aspects of human life have been severely affected and the global economy crippled. The tourism industry, which was one of the biggest markets in the world, was not left out as the global pandemic halted mobility, hereby causing mobility restriction, flight bans, as part of…
28 Feb
Brazil is the largest country in both South America and Latin America. At 8.5 million square kilometers (3.2 million square miles) and with over 211 million people, Brazil is the world's fifth-largest country by area and the sixth-most populous. It is also one of the most multicultural and ethnically diverse nations. It is one of…
21 Feb
Maintaining a certain standard of living is more costly in the cities listed below than in other cities around the world: Hong Kong Hong Kong is a metropolitan area and special administrative region of the People's Republic of China. It is a highly developed territory and ranks fourth on the UN Human Development Index. The…
3 Feb
Wondering where to take your dearest this Valentine’s Day? Why not go over to Sheraton Lagos Hotel where they have a variety of packages to meet your needs
31 Jan
What off-the-beaten-path destinations offer, unlike Greece, Paris, London and other popular destinations is that you are certain to be at one with nature and experience it in its true, undiluted form. If the off-the-beaten-path destinations attract you, then here are some of the most remote and less-visited countries in the world. Tuvalu Tuvalu is one…
24 Jan
Jam waali! Good morning in Fulfulde. Waking up on a harmattan morning to catch the beautiful sunrise as the moon disappears over the River Donga. On the way back, one thing strikes one, the beautiful brick clay used on most buildings along the dusty road. Gembu, a settlement of about 130,0000 people, is among the…

Guardian Life

39 mins 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…
4 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…
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…

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

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…
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,…
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…