Category: Blogs

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Bernard DayoMarch 4, 2021

Niniola details love and heartbreak in new visuals for RnB single ‘Promise’

Gearing towards the release of her strictly RnB EP titled 6th Heaven, Afrohouse star Niniola has released the video for ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 4, 2021

Nude women from stills of Bella Shmurda’s ‘Rush’ video isn’t body positivity

Bella Shmurda, one of the industry’s fast-rising musical acts, has been at the center of the internet’s latest talking point. ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 3, 2021

Oil spillage is still a thing in the Niger Delta and why environmental justice is needed

Just last week, we reported on the resurfacing of Niger Delta freedom fighters stating the injustices their region grapple with ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 2, 2021

Living in Bondage star, Jidekene Achufusi doesn’t think all movies should be in cinemas

Living in Bondage: Breaking Free star Jidekene Achufusi was the latest celebrity guest on YNaija’s flagship show, Rubbin’ Minds, talking ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 1, 2021

Fate of Alakada, Catch.er, Three Thieves – Nollywood movies coming to Netflix this March

There are only three things constant in life – rain, tax, and Netflix expanding its Nollywood content library. This March, ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 28, 2021

La Femme Anjola, Eagle Wings, The Razz Guy, The Therapist – Nollywood movies out in cinemas this March

The King of Boys sequel is out this year as a Netflix original, and Kemi Adetiba just recently released a ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 24, 2021

Maybe it’s time to finally address the injustices faced by the Niger Delta

In a viral video posted by AIT on Twitter, a militia group from the Niger Delta known as the Supreme ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 24, 2021

The attack on LGBTQ people in Ghana is an attack on us all

In the past days, LGBTQ people living in Ghana have been facing heightened homophobia from the Ghanaian government, human rights ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 23, 2021

Nigerian TV stations directed to have sign language in their news is what disability inclusion looks like

About 30 million people are living with various forms of disability in Nigeria and considering the ways ableism manifests individually, ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 22, 2021

Bovi took the #ENDSARS protest to the Headies as a reminder of the Lekki shootings

As celebrities turned for the cameras, Bovi's outfit was more than just a fashion statement

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Bernard DayoFebruary 19, 2021

The military patrol in Orlu is an abuse of power

In the last 72 hours, reports emerged about the Nigerian army descending on Orlu, Imo, in an operation believed to ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 19, 2021

Johnny Drille’s new single ‘Bad Dancer’ is a declaration of love

Johnny Drille’s debut album, whose title we don’t know yet, is already picking up momentum with the release of yet ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 18, 2021

Lupita Nyong’o’s children book ‘Sulwe’ is coming to Netflix as an animated musical

Released in 2019, Lupita Nyong’o’s children’s Sulwe was well-received and broadened her creative streak from being an actress. A #1 ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 18, 2021

Niniola has released the tracklist for her upcoming RnB EP ‘6th Heaven’

RnB has always been Niniola’s first love, as far back as her stint with reality show Project Fame in 2013 ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 16, 2021

The #BeLikeNgoziChallenge has been weaponised to hold women to a standard of appearance

Yesterday’s announcement of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation was a huge feat for the ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 15, 2021

What’s next after the #OccupyLekkiTollGate protests?

Saturday’s turn of events on the #OccupyLekkiTollGate protests confirmed what we already know: that the government would mount a resistance. ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 15, 2021

Afrobeats’ best Rema and Tiwa Savage tapped for Stefflon Don’s ‘Can’t Let You Go’ remix

Stefflon Don has enlisted Tiwa Savage and Rema, two of Afrobeats’ homegrown mascots, for the remix of her single Can’t ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 13, 2021

Here’s what we know about the violent ethnic clash in Oyo

The state of Oyo has been seized by violent clashes between Hausa and Yoruba residents in Shasha area of Ibadan, ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 12, 2021

Going for the #OccupyLekkiTollGate protests? | Here’s what you should bring along

As Nigerians peacefully protest the reopening of the Lekki Toll Gate tomorrow with #OccupyLekkiTollGate, it is important we take lessons ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 11, 2021

Blaqbonez recruits Tiwa Savage for the remix of sex-tinged single ‘BBC’

Blaqblonez has given new life to his salacious single BBC by teaming up with Tiwa Savage for the remix. Released ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 10, 2021

Nigeria’s ‘The Milkmaid’ loses out on Oscars 2021 Best International Feature

Desmond Ovbiagele’s insurgency thriller The Milkmaid was easily the best Nollywood film of 2020, having scaled through the Oscars eligibility ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 10, 2021

#EndSARS and Igbos: Nigerians still don’t see divisive tactics when it is glaring

About three months since the Nigerian Army opened fire on peaceful protesters. More than three months since government thought of ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 10, 2021

Adesuwa Omon’s short film ‘Grapes’ takes a look at rape culture and victim blaming

Tackling rape via the media can never be exhausting. Women – and men – are using the medium to address ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 10, 2021

4 Nigerians reveal why they are quitting Clubhouse

No social media platform is currently buzzing right now like Clubhouse, the voice-chatting, invite-only app that has gained huge popularity ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 8, 2021

The trailer for crime thriller ‘La Femme Anjola’ is finally here

Mildred Okwo’s hotly anticipated crime thriller La Femme Anjola has been in limbo for a long time, thanks to the ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 8, 2021

#OccupyLekkiTollGate is proof that the government can’t be trusted to deliver justice

In response to the decision to reopen the Lekki Toll Gate by the Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up by ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 5, 2021

Nigerians are resisting the CBN’s crypto ban with #WeWantOurCryptoBack hashtag

Nigerians on social media are expressing their displeasure in what they perceive is an attack on their financial autonomy by ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 5, 2021

Teni, Niniola, Blaqbonez, Johnny Drille – these artistes are dropping albums in 2021

If 2020 taught us anything, it is that a pandemic can’t stop the release of albums. Everyone and their grandmother ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 4, 2021

How women from IDP camps are getting back their livelihoods

Internally displaced persons (IDPs) are persons who have been displaced by natural disaster or conflicts from their homes, and with ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 4, 2021

Niniola makes observations about the church and faith in video for Innocent (Fagbo)

Off her sophomore album Colours and Sounds released last October, Niniola has just delivered the Adasa Cookey-directed visuals for Innocent ...

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