Author: Wilfred Okiche

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Wilfred OkicheFebruary 9, 2021

Lizard, Passing, Judas and the Black Messiah…The 15 Best Films at this year’s Sundance

This year’s the Sundance film festival, America’s most important film market for independent film adopted a hybrid model that favored ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 31, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: #EndSARS, Don’t Rush Challenge, Don’t Leave Me Challenge… 10 Moments that broke the Internet

2020 really was that year. 20.10.2020 On October 20, between the state and federal governments, armed officers were deployed to ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 30, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Lekki Shootings, Buhari the unbothered…10 moments that painted Nigeria as a zoo

It is a dog-eat-dog world out here. But does it have to be? Arranged in alphabetical order. A Rapist in ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 29, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Chimamanda, Okonjo Iweala, Afrobeats to the world…10 Moments that made us proud this Year

Being Nigerian is hard enough. But these breakthroughs felt like collective wins and made it a little bit easier to ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 29, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Lai on DJ Switch, Pastor Chris on 5G, “Honorable minister it’s ok”…10 Worst Quotes we heard this Year

Just. Stop. Talking. 10. “The man in question, he has not been proven to be a serial woman beater. If ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 28, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Lekki Shootings, Trouble in the NDDC…The 10 Wildest Scandals of the Year

Even we cannot believe all of this mess. 10. Channels reporter and the benevolent governor A medical doctor, Ifeyinwa Angbo ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 26, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Duduke, Nobody, FEM…The 10 Biggest Songs of the Year

2020 was a weird and difficult year. The coronavirus pandemic shuttered the music industry with one fell swoop as governments ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 26, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Joy Nunieh vs Akpabio, Erica vs Laycon…The Top 10 Beefs of the Year

Ready. Steady. Fight. 10. Erica vs Laycon Before Laycon sashayed away with the #BBNaija Lockdown cash prize of 30 million ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 25, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Tiwa Savage, ART X Live, The Experience…The 10 Best Lockdown Performances of the year

2020 was a weird and difficult year. The coronavirus pandemic shuttered the music industry with one fell swoop as governments ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 24, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Afrosoul, Get Layd, For Broken Ears… See the 10 Best Mixtapes/EP of the Year

2020 was a weird and difficult year. The coronavirus pandemic shuttered the music industry with one fell swoop as governments ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 23, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Twice as Tall, Celia, Made in Lagos… See our 10 Best Albums of the Year

2020 was a weird and difficult year. The coronavirus pandemic shuttered the music industry with one fell swoop as governments ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 23, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Wizkid, Tems, Davido…Look who else made the 10 Best Music Videos of 2020

2020 was a weird and difficult year. The coronavirus pandemic shuttered the music industry with one fell swoop as governments ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 22, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: OC Ukeje, Maryam Booth, Anthonieta Kalunta…the 10 Best Performances of the Year

There is something about actors interpreting roles that makes us feel seen and stirs the deepest passions. These are the ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 22, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: The Milkmaid, Òlòtūré, Eyimofe…The Best Films of the Year

2020 was a weird and difficult year. The coronavirus pandemic shuttered the film industry for months at a time with ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 21, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Laycon, Omah Lay, Anthonieta Kalunta…The Revelations of the Year

2020 was traumatic enough it is easier to forget. Don’t forget the 10 people on this list. Oluwatobiloba Ajayi Oluwatobiloba ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 21, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Duduke, Abule, Damages…The 10 Best Pop Songs of 2020

2020 was a weird and difficult year. The coronavirus pandemic shuttered the music industry with one fell swoop as governments ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 18, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Chadwick Boseman, Kobe Bryant, Diego Maradona… 15 deaths that shook the world

2020 was that year that claimed the lives of public figures across the globe with huge footprints on the sands ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 18, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Ogadinma, Black Sunday, new Wole Soyinka…The Notable books of the year

The titles that kept us reading through a pandemic. A Broken People’s Playlist- Chimeka Garricks Almost ten years after publishing ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 17, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: Tolulope Arotile, Majek Fashek, Ibidun Ighodalo…See Notable Nigerian Deaths of the year

Editor’s Note: It’s been a very ‘different’ year for mankind – the first in at least a century. Apart from ...

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Wilfred OkicheNovember 26, 2020

Review: Does ‘A Day In The Live: Wizkid’ bring the Starboy closer?

With the Coronavirus pandemic upending traditional music industry structures globally, artists, their management and record labels have had to figure ...

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Wilfred OkicheNovember 25, 2020

Profile: The courageous defiance of DJ Switch

It was the livestream that traumatised an entire country. Streamed, shared and viewed countless of times since the fateful night ...

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Wilfred OkicheNovember 20, 2020

Film review: ‘This Lady Called Life’ is a modest charmer

In Kayode Kasum’s perfectly acceptable This Lady Called Life, Bisola Aiyeola is Aiye; a young single mother struggling to get ...

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Wilfred OkicheNovember 18, 2020

Film review: You haven’t seen anything quite like The Milkmaid

If the Nigerian Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has its way, you will not see The Milkmaid, the sophomore ...

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Wilfred OkicheNovember 1, 2020

Book Review: ‘Once Upon a Childhood’ poses some tough girl-child questions

Is there a safe space for the girl child? And what does such a space look like? This is the ...

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Wilfred OkicheOctober 31, 2020

EP review: ‘2000NProphecy’ is proof that hip hop isn’t dead

2000NProphecy is the new album by rapper and hypeman, Prophecy aka Rap Ojukwu. If you have never heard of him ...

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Wilfred OkicheOctober 26, 2020

Lovers Rock, Night of the Kings, Beginning…The most notable films of #NYFF58

In keeping with the non-competitive nature of the New York Film Festival (NYFF) which ran from September 17 to October ...

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Wilfred OkicheOctober 26, 2020

7 People who should have resigned following the #EndSARS protests and #LekkiMassacre

After two weeks of sustained protests led by young people demanding the end of police brutality, President Muhammadu Buhari finally ...

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Wilfred OkicheOctober 19, 2020

#EndSARS and the limits of celebrity activism

In the film One Night in Miami which had its North American premiere in September at the Toronto International Film ...

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Wilfred OkicheOctober 17, 2020

Film Review: From climate change to mental health, Sema Stori films feature narratives of impact

In the instantly arresting short film, Footsteps in the Dark a richly rendered opening animation sequence gives way to a ...

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Wilfred OkicheOctober 1, 2020

Profile: Why Akinwunmi Adesina is the real deal

“The future beckons us for a more developed Africa and a much stronger and resilient African Development Bank Group. We ...

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