Author: Bernard Dayo

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Bernard DayoApril 16, 2021

Merry-Lynn returns with personal clarity on new single ‘Runaway’

Off her sophomore EP Runaway forthcoming this year, emerging soul singer-songwriter Merry-Lynn has released the lead single of the same ...

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Bernard DayoApril 15, 2021

The trailer for David Oyelowo’s directorial debut ‘The Water Man’ is here

David Oyelowo’s directorial debut The Water Man was first announced last year, according to Hollywood Reporter, and has the Selma star scoring himself ...

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Bernard DayoApril 15, 2021

‘Eyimofe’ has been selected for the 50th anniversary of New Directors/New Films

After an impressive film festival run last year – Berlinale, London Film Festival, Torino International Film Festival – and also ...

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Bernard DayoApril 14, 2021

Netflix is paying tribute to Chadwick Boseman in a new special

2020 saw the departure of Chadwick Boseman and even till now, the entertainment world and ordinary people at large are ...

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Bernard DayoApril 14, 2021

7 years since the Chibok kidnap and government’s failure to protect schoolchildren

On April 14, 2014 in the remote town of Chibok, Borno, trucks belonging to the insurgent group Boko Haram invaded ...

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Bernard DayoApril 13, 2021

Here’s what’s wrong with Bauchi planning a census for sex workers

Sex work has globally been a contentious issue, arising from different views on morality to religious doctrines and cultural mores. ...

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Bernard DayoApril 12, 2021

The cyber harassment of women won’t stop because it’s rooted in patriarchy

While today’s world of social media has made communication easier, with a proliferation of platforms meeting different needs and purposes, ...

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Bernard DayoApril 11, 2021

Love Island South Africa: Which couple will win in tonight’s finale?

Who will walk away with the prize money of 1 million rand?

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Bernard DayoApril 10, 2021

Dara Blaxx on her debut EP ‘Arrhythmia’ and making music at her own pace

Last month saw emerging RnB and soul singer, Dara Blaxx, release her debut EP Arrhythmia, which spins tales of vulnerability, ...

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Bernard DayoApril 9, 2021

Is Nollywood getting better or worse? These unpopular opinions on Twitter have the answers

Is Nollywood getting better or worse? The answer could lie in the Nollywood era one grew up in. While 90’s ...

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Bernard DayoApril 8, 2021

Rema delivers Mad Max-inspired visuals for ‘Bounce’

Released in February, Rema’s Bounce is the pilot single from his much-awaited debut album. At least for now. Produced by ...

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Bernard DayoApril 8, 2021

Cheque returns with new single ‘History’ featuring Fireboy DML

His first single of the year

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Bernard DayoApril 6, 2021

Filmhouse yanking ‘La Femme Anjola’ shows that Nollywood needs more cinemas

La Femme Anjola director Mildred Okwo in a tweet is unhappy with Filmhouse Cinemas for yanking off her film from ...

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Bernard DayoApril 5, 2021

Buhari’s UK medical trip is once again showing the failure of Nigeria’s healthcare

Just before the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) embarked on an indefinite strike on April 1, 2021, President Buhari ...

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Bernard DayoApril 4, 2021

Love Island South Africa recap: Tats dumped, blindsided by Tania not choosing him

Picking up from last week where a surprise new girl got into the Villa, twerked and lap-danced during the sexy-teasing ...

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Bernard DayoApril 3, 2021

Remy Baggins on making music and getting inspiration from anime

Arriving the music scene with his debut mixtape VIV in 2016, Remy Baggins has always expressed a duality in singing ...

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Bernard DayoApril 2, 2021

Watch Victony’s horror-inspired video for ‘Maria’ featuring Falz

Emo/trap is in and Afrobeats is out. Just joking. Pink-haired teen singer-rapper Victony is perhaps trap’s youngest correspondent, arriving with ...

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Bernard DayoApril 2, 2021

The sonic homecoming of Mr P’s ‘The Prodigal’

Mr P has finally released his much anticipated first studio album The Prodigal, a 16-track project which he takes credit ...

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Bernard DayoApril 1, 2021

Charles Okpaleke has launched a streaming platform for African stage plays

A streaming platform for stage plays? Charles Okpaleke is showing once more why he’s arguably the most enterprising entertainment entrepreneur ...

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Bernard DayoApril 1, 2021

Ojukokoro, Oloibiri, This Lady Called Life – Nollywood movies coming to Netflix and cinemas this April

Mildred Okwo’s La Femme Anjola finally arrived in cinemas last month, its lead actors Rita Dominic and Nonso Bassey having ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 31, 2021

Against homophobia in Ghana, LGBTQ Ghanaians are changing their profile pictures red on Twitter

For some time now, LGBTQ Ghanaians have been living in fear and isolation stemming from the constant attacks that Ghanaian ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 30, 2021

YNaija Next Rated: Discover Merry-Lynn, Phaemous, Brum3h and Jarell Ebuka

While the Nigerian music industry can be too fixated on big artistes, there has been a wellspring of new, promising ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 30, 2021

Why doesn’t Nollywood do horror?

Anyone who follows me on Twitter knows that I’m passionate about horror, but also how frustrated I have become that ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 28, 2021

Love Island South Africa recap: Who is the surprise new girl in the Villa?

This past week on Love Island South Africa has proved that drama will always be a constant thing. First, let’s ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 27, 2021

Jarell Ebuka on his new acoustic EP ‘Stripped’ and being an indie artiste

By the end of February, 2020, singer-songwriter Jarell Ebuka performed at London’s Sofa Sounds, an intimate acoustic concert with just ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 26, 2021

Ogranya isn’t slowing down with new club-ready EP ‘Treasure’

In keeping up with Project 52, Ogranya’s artistic plan to have music released weekly, the singer-songwriter is now out with ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 26, 2021

Gyakie releases sultry visuals for ‘Forever’ remix feat. Omah lay

Fast-rising Ghanaian singer Gyakie has just released the visuals of Forever remix featuring promising Afrobeats musical act Omah Lay. The ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 24, 2021

Stephanie Linus’ short film ‘The Student’ highlights the scourge of sexual harassment in universities

For as long as sexual harassment of female students in tertiary institutions is still a thing, there won’t be shortage ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 24, 2021

Burna Boy’s video for ’23’ pays homage to women with dreams

Fresh off from winning his first Grammy over a week ago, in the category of Best Global Music Album, Burna ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 24, 2021

This is what the artwork of Rema’s ‘Bounce’ means, according to Rema

”This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman,” Rema told Pitchfork in a statement ...

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