Category: Blogs

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Bernard DayoMay 11, 2021

Watch the romantic visuals for Oxlade’s ‘DKT’

Emerging Afrobeats artiste Oxlade has just delivered the visuals for DKT (Dis Kain Thing) released last year, a song that ...

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Bernard DayoMay 11, 2021

These books by Chinua Achebe are being adapted for television

Last year saw Netflix inking a deal with Mo Abudu to adapt the literary works of Lola Shonenyin’s The Secret ...

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Bernard DayoMay 10, 2021

Is religion standing in the way of how we combat coronavirus?

In unsurprising fashion, the General Overseer of Living Faith Church Worldwide (Winners Chapel), David Oyedepo, recently told his congregation that ...

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Bernard DayoMay 7, 2021

Tekno enlists Mafikizolo for the remix of ‘Enjoy’

Off his debut album Old Romance released last year, singer and hitmaker Tekno pushed out Enjoy as one of the ...

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Bernard DayoMay 7, 2021

Seyi Shay teams up with Yemi Alade for new single ‘Pempe’

Seyi Shay is having an odd resurgence in the Nigerian cultural domain, thanks to her position as a judge on ...

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Bernard DayoMay 4, 2021

Nigerians on Twitter are rallying for the rescue of abducted students of #GreenfieldUniversity

Nigeria’s security challenges have been mounting over the past month, and with more reports on kidnaps, banditry, and Islamic militancy ...

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Bernard DayoMay 4, 2021

Lojay and Sarz link up in the sleek, hypnotic visuals for ‘Tonongo’

Emerging singer-songwriter and producer Lojay has linked up with fellow Lagos native and prolific, internationally renowned, super-producer Sarz on their brand-new single Tonongo (released via Sony ...

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Wilfred OkicheMay 2, 2021

How to talk to God | Review of BB Sasore’s God Calling

There are few things subtle about God Calling, a faith-based drama in which a non-believing housewife is literally arrested by ...

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Reuben AbatiMay 1, 2021

Opinion: “Country Hard Scatter Scatter… Jaga Jaga”

“Omo, wetin dey shele. What’s gwan man?” “Helloooo. Are you okay?” “Yeah, yeah, my bro” “Can you speak English? I ...

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Bernard DayoApril 30, 2021

Watch the visuals of KDDO and Davido’s ‘Beamer Body’

KDDO has finally released the visuals for the Davido-assisted song Beamer Body, which is from the stable of Sony Music ...

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Bernard DayoApril 28, 2021

Buhari wanting AFRICOM relocated to Africa is a bad move

In the past week, Nigeria has felt like the Upside Down, the news cycle churning away with horrid stories of ...

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Bernard DayoApril 27, 2021

Runtown’s new album ‘Signs’ is coming in June

Fresh off from releasing Sound God Fest Reloaded last week, a project sequel to 2019’s Sound God Fest, Vol. 1, ...

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Bernard DayoApril 26, 2021

Watch the trailer for animated short film ‘Light Strands’

Nigeria’s animation industry might not be as prolific as Nollywood, but it is making slow progress. After the release of ...

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Bernard DayoApril 23, 2021

This HBO doc celebrating queerness in Nigeria is heading to the Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Festival has returned for 2021. Cancelled last year due to coronavirus pandemic, the festival this year has ...

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Bernard DayoApril 21, 2021

Why are heterosexual Nigerians moderating LGBTQ issues on Clubhouse?

Since its launch last year, Clubhouse has gained increasing popularity in the social media space. Mushrooming with topics and communities, ...

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Bernard DayoApril 20, 2021

Uber, Taxify drivers aren’t exploited only in Nigeria. It’s happening in Africa

News of Uber and Taxify drivers embarking on a strike action was first reported over the weekend, but Monday, 19 ...

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Bernard DayoApril 17, 2021

Watch the trailer for Netflix’s ‘I Am All Girls’

As it is, South Africa is leading in the race of the African country with the most – and importantly, ...

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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 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 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 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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