Category: Blogs

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YWriterOctober 18, 2016

The Film Blog: What Nate Parker said about the Nigerian film market

Some of us on TFB believe that the best thing Nate Parker could have done for his image for his ...

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RoqeebahOctober 18, 2016

[The Presidential Blog]: Davido wants us to cut Buhari some slack

It’s not how we usually hear about Davido. I don’t remember a time when ‘Omo Baba Olowo’ has ever made comment ...

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Isime EseneOctober 18, 2016

The Film Blog: AFRIFF is finally here – with big news

It almost looked like it wasn’t gonna happen. That’s if you don’t know Chioma Ude. Because she will fight tooth ...

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YWriterOctober 18, 2016

The Media Blog: ‘Linda Ikeji S’ is launching on November 1 – “That’s the something big,” she says

“When I said something big is coming, I didn’t mean this office, or all of this,” Linda Ikeji told one ...

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YWriterOctober 18, 2016

The Film Blog: 3 comments provide an important minority view on Room 315

We came across these two comments, and as far as minority views go on this debate about plagiarism, they are ...

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YWriterOctober 18, 2016

The Film Blog: From #TheOtherRoom to #Room315 (and what we think)

In case you were looking for a room controversy that actually worth your time, rather than the teenage-boy fantasies of ...

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YWriterOctober 18, 2016

The Media Blog: Ha, these people just totally destroyed ‘DJ Cuppy Takes Africa’

If you don’t know ‘DJ Cuppy Takes Africa’, which launched on the brand new Fox Life last week, we can’t ...

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ToluOctober 18, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: President Buhari, Hon Jibrin and the anti-corruption sham

Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin still gets media coverage. With every – no longer shocking – revelation, Nigeria’s foremost whistleblower still gets ...

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ToluOctober 17, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: A dose of common sense for Mr President

A dose in time will be just right! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_G-AUzAEgYw Common sense advocate, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has a few words for ...

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RoqeebahOctober 17, 2016

[The Presidential blog]: Buhari, his French counterpart and scandalous comments

President Buhari’s latest past time seems to be some weird determination to irk Nigerians. What else can explain his recent ...

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YWriterOctober 17, 2016

The Media Blog: We’re becoming mad fans of Africa Magic’s ‘Hustle’

You will remember the anticipation with which we welcomed Hustle (Weekdays, 9.30pm, Africa Magic Urban). And then the disappointment with ...

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YWriterOctober 17, 2016

The Film Blog: That’s how IK Ogbonna was just going on his way o, and trailer came to jam him

  By now you know we kinda like our good friends at TrueNollywoodStories, at least based on how many times ...

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YWriterOctober 17, 2016

The Media Blog: This is an actual headline, from an actual Nigerian newspaper

It ‘thundered’ so loud the cows died from all that noise making. Leadership newspaper, but why?   YWriter

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YWriterOctober 17, 2016

The Film Blog: We can’t find one good review for ‘A Trip to Jamaica’. No, not one.

  We went across the length and breadth of the Nigerian internet to see the reviews – and what we found ...

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YWriterOctober 17, 2016

Reading material: For those who work in media content (4)

Let’s go! We were just talking about Twitter as a media company the other day. Read 2. Amazon has a new ...

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RoqeebahOctober 15, 2016

[The Presidential blog]: The 7 ways Garba Shehu’s defense of Buhari doesn’t make sense

It is no News that having six aides attending to your media needs will not preclude the inability to properly respond ...

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YWriterOctober 15, 2016

The Film Blog: When Love Happens Again is a f__king stupid disgrace of a film

We wondered if to be truly honest about how we feel about this train-wreck of a film, especially if we ...

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YWriterOctober 15, 2016

The Media Blog: The late, great Chris Jeyibo was one of the most powerful people in Nigerian media

Chris Jeyibo passed on last week Friday in a car accident. It’s quite a frightening photo – his car crushed ...

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YWriterOctober 15, 2016

The Media Blog: This WashPo headline shows how the world now sees Nigeria’s president

And at the end, for those who wondered, there is how the world’s most powerful women reacted to the misogyny. ...

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RoqeebahOctober 14, 2016

[The Presidential Blog]: This is what happens when Aisha is not doing her chores in #TheOtherRoom

What you are not here … President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in Germany meeting with the Chancellor Merkel to discuss issues of shared ...

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YWriterOctober 14, 2016

The Media Blog: The Nigerian politicians who own media houses

We just thought: it would be fun to put up a list of some of the politicians in Nigeria who ...

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YWriterOctober 14, 2016

The Media Blog: Orji Kalu has two media houses – but he still smells like a loser

You know the other day, we were just thinking about it – politicians in Nigeria buy media platforms in order ...

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ToluOctober 13, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Can NASS please explain 3000 legislative aides?

Just when you’re trying to make sense of the events that happen in Nigeria’s political sphere on a daily basis, ...

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YWriterOctober 13, 2016

The Media Blog: Toke Makinwa had a very uncomfortable moment on ‘Moments’ talking about bleaching

One of our favourite people on television, Sika Osei (host of Studio 53 Xtra) was the guest on the Nigerian ...

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ToluOctober 12, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Have you met the most dramatic House of Reps member?

If you haven’t come across the man in this video before now, let us introduce him to you. He is ...

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ToluOctober 12, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: All eyes on Senate’s investigation into diversion of IDP funds

Many Nigerians never seem to agree with committee set-ups by the government at all levels owing partly to lack of ...

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Isime EseneOctober 12, 2016

The Media Blog: @FoluShaw is warning Linda not to publish his tweets – but that’s not the law is it?

So @FoluShaw got a lot of RTs for this thread. Pretty remarkable tale to be sure. Someone wonders if his ...

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RoqeebahOctober 11, 2016

[The Presidential Blog]: We like ‘this’ Obasanjo

In the wake of the judiciary crisis that rocked half a dozen cities in Nigeria on Saturday, former President Olusegun ...

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Isime EseneOctober 11, 2016

The Sexuality Blog: Genitals means gender… or does it?

We are not really good at calling things out in Nigeria, and if we do venture at it, we are ...

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Isime EseneOctober 11, 2016

TMB Data: How many people watch Nigerian TV?

We had a very active National Broadcasting Commission under former director-general, Emeka Mba. Successive ministers of information saw and left ...

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