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11 Apr 2021
The art of making music is perceived by some as a gift and to others as a skill because the ability to understand musical notes and serenade a crowd doesn’t come freely to everyone. Adedayo Agbi is one of the young gifted artistes who have embodied music and become one with their sound. He sits…
14 Mar 2021
Eloïne Barry: Increasing African Business Value With Her Super Power Eloïne Barry was born in Lyon, France, in 1981 to a Senegalese mother and a father who hails from Guinea-Bissau. When she was two, her parents separated and Eloïne’s father obtained full custody after proving that she could undergo female genital mutilation if she were…
12 Apr 2020
Nonso Bobby Egemba is not only saving lives at the hospital. Popularly known as Aproko Doctor on social media platforms, a lot of online users have credited their new lifestyle to him. He speaks to The Guardian Life on routine, rewards and daily living. You started as a doctor giving out medical nuggets on Twitter…
15 Mar 2020
Although Yoanna "Pepper" Chikezie was born and bred in London, her love for fashion took her back to her roots Nigeria. The University of Birmingham graduate earned a Masters in Strategic Fashion Marketing from London College of Fashion and has worked as a stylist, writer and worked PR for several small brands. In 2013, she…
10 Mar 2020
Commonwealth Day is an annual celebration observed by people all over the Commonwealth in Africa, Asia, The Pacific, Europe, Caribbean, South America, and North America. It was celebrated on March 9th, 2020, with events across 5 continents including flag parades, church services, poetry mornings, dance performances and much more. This year’s event was centered around…
24 Feb 2020
When Davido graced the cover of GQ South Africa, Kofi Antwi Dua’s name was all over the internet. The golden-hued images stood out so clearly, it was hard not to ask who the photographer is. His Instagram page glitters with notable celebrities from Eve to Yara Shahidi and Winne Harlow. The young Ghanaian photographer is…
10 Dec 2019
“We’re not the same. No, no”. As sung on her hit single Try Me, Temilade Openiyi, better known as Tems is far from the typical breakout talents in the Nigerian music industry. Even though her love for music began from age eleven, a time where she describes as having a “very quiet” childhood, it didn’t…
11 Nov 2019
Adejumoke Aderounmu is known for her role as Esther in Jenifa’s Diary and Kelechi in Industreet. A rising star known for her interpretation of any script giving to her, The Guardian Life spoke to her on her aspirations, journey from the world beyond and her intentional impacts in the industry. Describe your “Jenifa’s Diary” experience?…
3 Nov 2019
In the Nigerian music industry, talent and incredible skills are present but so are unoriginal cliches. Perhaps the most common repetition occurs in music videos where a pool, semi-nude models, bottles of champagne and of course an exotic car are all you need to produce another generic ‘hit’ video. Challenging this narrative is expressive music…
20 Oct 2019
Can anything good come out of Nigeria? If you are among the many that ponders this, look no further because The Critics, a group of youngsters between the ages of 19 and five came together. The Critics went viral after Reuters released a video revealing how they use nothing but a green screen and their…
30 Sep 2019
Calm and calculated, Yeide Kuti is the founder of the Kuti’s Bistro in Lagos’ capital. A theatre artist turned chef, she prides herself as completely devoted to creative food preparation and presentation. The Guardian Life caught up with her to talk savoury dishes, and “Bukas.”    You studied theatre art, why did you decide to become a…
26 Sep 2019
A couple of months ago, Toyin Ojih Odutola’s name was everywhere in the Nigerian media for selling a drawing for £471,000 (about N215 million naira), more than three times the high estimate. This particular piece called ‘Compound Leaf’ was sold at the Sotheby’ auction and made Toyin the third highest-paid Nigerian artist of all time joining…

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