Author: Bernard Dayo

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Bernard DayoJanuary 25, 2021

‘Namaste Wahala’ will finally have a Valentine’s Day release on Netflix

The wait is over. The much-anticipated Nollywood-Bollywood romcom Namaste Wahala is heading to Netflix for a Valentine’s Day release. Indian ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 25, 2021

Predicting Nollywood in the second year of coronavirus

Around this time last year, Nollywood was looking to rise from the ashes of the Lionheart Oscar fracas from late ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 23, 2021

Efe Oraka is the indie pop revelation of her time

On her debut EP Magic released December 2020, Efe Oraka meditates on love and loss, making astute observations on her ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 22, 2021

Mavin’s new signee Ayra Starr shines in otherworldly video for ‘Away’

Yesterday, Don Jazzy‘s Mavin Records unveiled Ayra Starr as a new signee in a ceremonious video posted on Instagram, and ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 22, 2021

Regina Askia-Williams is making her return to Nollywood with upcoming film ‘Web’

After making a huge name in late 90’s Nollywood and well into the 2000’s, starring in movies like Highway to ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 20, 2021

Joeboy details longing and desire in new video for ‘Lonely’

Joeboy’s debut album Somewhere Between Beauty and Magic is gradually picking up momentum with the visuals of Lonely now out, ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 20, 2021

Crime thriller ‘Sanitation Day’ offers new teaser ahead of cinema release

Earlier in the year, we reported that Seyi Babatope’s crime thriller Sanitation Day has been slated for a January release ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 19, 2021

Burna Boy’s ‘Destiny’ selected for Biden-Harris inauguration playlist

With the inauguration of presidential-elect Joe Biden and vice president-elect Kamala Harris on the horizon (tomorrow, January 20, 2021), no ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 19, 2021

The accounts of #ENDSARS protesters still frozen proves that we are in an oppressive regime

Three months after Nigerians showed nationwide demonstrations against police brutality with the #ENDSARS movement, leading to the government freezing bank ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 18, 2021

When will Nollywood-Bollywood film ‘Namaste Wahala’ be released?

Of all the Nollywood films pushed back because of the coronavirus pandemic last year, Namaste Wahala, a romantic comedy by ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 18, 2021

Can Yvonne Orji’s upcoming comedy series ‘First Gen’ break out of Nigerian stereotypes?

Yvonne Orji isn’t slowing down in pursuing personal projects. According to reports, the Insecure star is developing a comedy series ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 15, 2021

There’s still a soot crisis in Port Harcourt and how can we stop it?

On Sunday, a tweet went viral from user @GbemmyG in Port Harcourt showing her AC filters coated in soot, which ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 15, 2021

PsychoYP is gunning for trap glory

As Lagos guards its status as the epicenter of pop and hip hop discoveries, a parallel movement has been bubbling ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 14, 2021

Watch the dazzling animated video of Sia’s ‘Hey Boy’ feat. Burna Boy

Announced on Tuesday that Burna Boy will feature on Sia’s Hey Boy remix, off her upcoming eight studio album Music ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 14, 2021

Muslim group asking Bishop Kukah to leave Sokoto paints Muslims as intolerant

Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah in his Christmas message of last year accused President Buhari of nepotism, ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 13, 2021

Joeboy’s debut album ‘Somewhere Between Beauty and Magic’ is on its way

Joeboy’s ascension in the music industry has been lovely to watch, breaking into a new stratosphere with 2019 pop hits ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 13, 2021

There’s a social media shutdown in Uganda ahead of its presidential election

Ahead of Uganda’s presidential and parliamentary elections on Thursday that pits the enduring incumbent Yoweri Museveni against opposition frontrunner and ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 12, 2021

Charles Okpaleke is making a biopic about notorious 90’s criminal Shina Rambo

In an Instagram post published today, Charles Okpaleke (Living in Bondage: Breaking Free, Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story) revealed that he ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 12, 2021

Toka McBaror taps into claustrophobic dread in trailer for horror film ‘Creepy Lives Here’

Strange enough, we are getting a Nollywood horror film in 2021. Even more surprising is that it is coming from ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 11, 2021

Wathoni and Brighto are lovebirds in the video of Reekado Banks’ ‘Speak to Me’ ft Tiwa Savage

Directed by Adasa Cookey, Reekado Banks has released the video of Speak To Me featuring Tiwa Savage, off his 2020 ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 11, 2021

Tunde Kelani’s new short film ‘To Live Again’ addresses the trauma of a teenage rape survivor

Trigger warning: drug-assisted rape In Tunde Kelani’s new short film To Live Again, a teenage girl reckons with her rape ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 8, 2021

Watch the video of Wizkid’s ‘Ginger’ featuring Burna Boy

Piggybacking off making it to the Billboard World Album chart for a second time with Made In Lagos, his fourth ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 8, 2021

The final trailer for Paul Papel’s action drama ‘Eagle Wings’ is here

Paul Papel’s action drama Eagle Wings has been reported since last year, enrapturing the internet with its first footage showing ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 7, 2021

The 2021 Grammys postponed is a reminder that the coronavirus is still with us

In predictable fashion, the 2021 Grammys has been postponed over concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. Initially slated to ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 7, 2021

The Capitol invasion and #ENDSARS protests have one thing in common: complicity of the police

The world is still reeling in shock from pro-Trump supporters invading the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, and disrupting the counting ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 6, 2021

Burna Boy performs ‘Way Too Big’ on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’

Burna Boy made an appearance on American talk show Late Night With Seth Meyers yesterday, performing the anthemic Way Too ...

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Bernard DayoDecember 30, 2020

Fidelis makes debut with ‘Want This’

Canadian-based Nigerian singer Fidelis has released his debut single Want This just before 2020 grinds to a halt. Want This ...

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Bernard DayoDecember 23, 2020

Why David Oyelowo played a Nigerian astronaut in Netflix film ‘The Midnight Sky’

David Oyelowo isn’t a stranger to the world of sci-fi. In 2011’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes, he ...

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Bernard DayoDecember 22, 2020

Review: ‘Nneka the Pretty Serpent’ fails to bite

Zeb Ejiro’s majestic horror picture Nneka the Pretty Serpent knows what it is: an original film. Tosin Igho’s Nneka the ...

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Bernard DayoDecember 21, 2020

Nigeria emerges as third most popular user of gay dating app Grindr

Popular gay dating platform Grindr has released its inaugural Grindr Unwrapped – think Spotify Unwrapped, but this time an overview ...

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