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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…
17 Jan
Before delving into the Indian cuisine, you have to understand that India is a very large country which in turn creates room for diversity and variety of dishes. India is the second-most populous country, the seventh-largest country by land area, and the most populous democracy in the world. Given the range of diversity in soil…

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Pitch Perfect star Rebel Wilson has opened up on her weight loss noting that she understands why people are obsessed.  The actress says her 60-lb. weight loss is not only about size but "about loving yourself and loving the journey that you're on." She noted that she is getting more attention now that she has…
19 mins ago
Kanye West has legally changed his name to Ye after a Los Angeles court approved his application. The U.S rapper formally requested to change his name to Ye (pronounced "yay") in August after filing legal documents - citing "personal reasons" for the name change. He has now successfully dropped his full name - Kanye Omari…
1 hour ago
Meghan Markle's estranged father on Tuesday pleaded with his daughter to let him see his grandchildren. Thomas Markle told ITV's Good Morning Britain programme that "we're at a point where I think both of us, we should grow up, talk, make up for the sake of the children." "This is ridiculous, almost four years, it's…
1 hour ago
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has paid her ex-husband Kanye West $23million for their Hidden Hills estate amid divorce. Kim Kardashian is now the official owner of the luxurious Hidden Hills estate she had purchased with Kanye West. The Kardashian had filed for divorce from Kanye West last year after six years of marriage. However,…
3 hours ago
British girl band Little Mix is set to formally announce the band's split next month after a decade long success.  Sources close to the group told The Sun that the trio Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards are set to announce the band's breakup one year after singer Jesy Nelson confirmed her exit from…

Music

3 days ago
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…
3 days ago
During the long weeks of the Trophy Extra Special Band competition, many Nigerians witnessed the sonic mastery that the eclectic boy band dubbed, The BandHitz, dished out...
3 days ago
United Kingdom-based broadcaster and ardent promoter of Afrobeat in the diaspora, Olajide Adesope, has appealed to the United Kingdom government to collaborate with its Nigerian counterpart
4 days ago
For a laid-back, sultry soft-pop/RnB groove, Wisdom is your go-to guy anyday. With his just-released single dubbed, Inside You, the young singer proves his mastery behind the microphone, with the vibrant sensual record. “I just wanted to say it how it is, no sugar-coating, just pure emotion and sexual energy, ‘cause at the end of…
4 days ago
Simi has released a new single titled "Woman," which challenges unfair female stereotypes and highlights the strength of women. The record leans into the defiant ethos of Afrobeat to reclaim the narrative for women and turns Simi’s long-held socio-political beliefs on equality into a sonic thesis for women’s liberation. The new song comes following the…

Film

4 days ago
  Netflix and UNESCO have partnered to launch an innovative short film competition on ‘African Folktales, Reimagined’ across Sub-Saharan Africa. Winners of the competition will be trained and mentored by industry professionals and provided with a US$75,000 production budget to create short films that will premiere on Netflix in 2022 as an “Anthology of African…
4 days ago
It’s another weekend to binge-watch some of your favourite movies on Netflix. Need some time to relax after a stressful week? Nothing says comfort better than hot buttered popcorn and a foot soak while watching some of the latest movies in your loungewear. This weekend, create an at-home movie cinema experience without annoying audience members…
13 Oct
Netflix's Squid Game has become the biggest launch in the streaming service's history, with 111 million fans watching the show since its debut on September 17. The South Korean hit series has become quite the pop culture phenomenon upon launch, easily surpassing the 82 million accounts that watched Bridgerton in that show's first 28 days.…
11 Oct
The official trailer for Showmax's first comedy-drama series in West Africa, Ghana Jollof, which premieres on the African streaming service on Friday, 22 October 2021 is out. Ghana Jollof tells the sizzling story of two young Nigerians, Jasper (Funnybone) and Romanus (Akah Nnani), who move to Ghana in search of greener pastures. In the trailer,…
5 Oct
Streaming giant HBO Max has released a teaser trailer for its highly anticipated “Game of Thrones” prequel “House of the Dragon.” Set 200 years prior to the events of “Game of Thrones,” the pre-quel “House of the Dragon” tells the story of House Targaryen and the Targaryen civil war that became known as the “Dance…