Category: Blogs

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Kola MuhammedJuly 22, 2021

Recommendations by South West Governors are compelling evidence of how Nigeria could truly work

The Nigerian federation is at a critical juncture where virtually every citizen agrees that the national political setup needs to ...

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Wilfred OkicheJuly 13, 2021

Obituary: Sound Sultan defined the sound for a new generation, here’s why he lives forever

Afrobeats to the world!It is easy to scream that now that Nigerian pop music is making inroads in even the ...

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Kola MuhammedJuly 13, 2021

Usifo Ataga: It’s time the Police applied legal steps rather than ‘meet-and-greet’ rounds

The story of Chidinma Ojukwu and the late Super TV CEO, Usifo Ataga is one that most Nigerians are familiar ...

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Kola MuhammedJuly 12, 2021

Information Blackout: Protest by the Press is alarm on the danger of democracy without watchdogs

A glance at any newspaper stand across Nigeria on July 12 would have brought one striking observation – most of ...

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Kola MuhammedJuly 11, 2021

The Sultan passes but his Sound lives on

It was supposed to be a Sunday billed for a gladiatorial spectacle of soccer, and any other issue would be ...

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Ado AminuJuly 10, 2021

Once again a mob calls for blood in a new blasphemy case in Northern Nigeria

A mob of young Nigerian Muslim men in Sokoto, stormed the palace of Sultan, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, on Thursday carrying ...

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Kola MuhammedJuly 9, 2021

First cattle, now dogs: Nigeria’s unending drama of fundamental animal rights | The #YNaijaCover

It’s not every time one gets to see the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation come out to ...

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Kola MuhammedJuly 8, 2021

The Court may have vindicated Kemi Adeosun but does the ruling erase the blot of forgery?

After the dust appeared to have long settled on the allegation of forgery of the National Youth Service Scheme (NYSC) ...

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Kola MuhammedJuly 7, 2021

Are Nigeria’s Northern elites truly jittery about Southern pacts?

It is becoming a case of cause and reaction. Whenever there is a meeting of the Southern leaders, especially the ...

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Kola MuhammedJuly 6, 2021

Southern governors are leading the charge for a restructured Nigeria and we love it

From the arrest and re-arraignment of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), nearly four years ...

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Kola MuhammedJuly 6, 2021

Kaduna School Kidnap: Why time is ripe for state police

There would certainly be no offence taken if one has lost count of the number of times schools have been ...

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Kola MuhammedJuly 2, 2021

#Burna30: Here are the top career milestones of Afrobeats superstar, Burna Boy

Few weeks after getting his hands on the prestigious gramophone plaque and just days after scoring a hat-trick of BET ...

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Wilfred OkicheJuly 1, 2021

Ailey, The Novice, The Legend of the Underground…The 20 Best Films at the 2021 Tribeca Festival

The just-concluded 20th Tribeca festival which ran from the 9th to 20th June offered signs of the industry, culture and ...

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Ado AminuJuly 1, 2021

Nigerians are subsidising human rights violations by Hisbah in Kano. When does it end?

It has almost become a tradition – the kind you know will happen but that you are not sure when ...

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Wilfred OkicheJuly 1, 2021

#Tribeca2021 Review: Mission: Joy- Finding Happiness in Troubled Times

In 2015, two of the most pious men on the planet, the Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibet and Archbishop ...

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Wilfred OkicheJune 30, 2021

Film Review: Joy, pain, defiance in HBO’s The Legend of the Underground

The infamous Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act signed into law in 2014 revealed the cowardice of the Goodluck Jonathan Presidency. ...

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Kola MuhammedJune 29, 2021

Nnamdi Kanu’s extradition is victory for the Buhari administration but that energy mustn’t burn out

After over three years of fireworks; to put it mildly, the Federal Government eventually got their hands on the self-proclaimed ...

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Kola MuhammedJune 29, 2021

UTME reportedly records mass failure again, and restructuring is the only answer

Participating in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is more of an indispensable necessity than just another exam checklist in ...

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Bernard DayoJune 28, 2021

Nollywood movies coming to Netflix this July

One of the surprising things that happened this June was Netflix picking up Kingsley Ogoro’s Osuofia in London, the classic ...

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Bernard DayoJune 25, 2021

Meet the cast of Netflix’s South African dance series ‘Jiva’

Netflix’s much-awaited South African street dance series Jiva premiered yesterday, consolidating on the slew of South African content on the ...

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Bernard DayoJune 23, 2021

What you need to know about Netflix’s first African reality series ‘Young, Famous & African’

Netflix has been strengthening its foothold in the African market since the streamer announced back in 2018 that it was ...

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Bernard DayoJune 22, 2021

The dance moves you should expect to see on Netflix’s South African series ‘Jiva’

Jiva — Netflix’s highly anticipated fifth original series out of Africa — is almost here. Announced for the first time ...

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Bernard DayoJune 21, 2021

Disney is releasing an African animated series ‘Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire’ in 2022

In the last of couple of years, Disney as a media behemoth has been consolidating on efforts towards expanding its ...

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Bernard DayoJune 18, 2021

Ibejii explores identity, resilience and freedom in visuals for ‘Gonto’

Over years now British-Nigerian Afro-retro/Soul artiste, Ibejii, has been plumbing the depths of his Yoruba heritage, fusing African percussions, rhythms ...

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Bernard DayoJune 17, 2021

Niniola pledges faithful love in visuals for ‘Ryde’

Off her RnB EP 6th Heaven released back in March this year, Niniola has released the visuals for the track ...

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Bernard DayoJune 14, 2021

Three takeaways from the #June12Protests

With the escalating tensions in the country arising from security breakdown, insurgency, food inflation, rising unemployment and, of course, the ...

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Bernard DayoJune 11, 2021

‘Charge and Bail’, ‘Superstar’ – here’s the 2021 movie slate from Inkblot Productions

Following a blockbuster 2020 which saw the releases of  Who’s The Boss, Quam’s Money and D.O.D – Day of Destiny, ...

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Bernard DayoJune 11, 2021

Rema is all about sex in the visuals for new single ‘Soundgasm’

In anticipation for Rema‘s debut album, of which we have no detail about, the Mavin golden boy has dropped another ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 10, 2021

Arise TV Interview: “IPOB is just a dot in the circle” | 4 things President Buhari said about the South East and nepotism in appointments

For political watchers in Nigeria, it is common knowledge that President Muhammadu Buhari has been described by aides and party ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 10, 2021

Arise TV: 10 hot takes from the President Buhari Interview [Restructuring, Security, Poverty & Corruption]

For political watchers in Nigeria, it is common knowledge that President Muhammadu Buhari has been described by aides and party ...

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