Category: Blogs

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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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Bernard DayoFebruary 3, 2021

Tems goes to space in the video for ‘The Key’

Tems released her debut EP For Broken Ears last September, an impressive outing that cemented her nascent status as an ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 3, 2021

The Nigerian police has launched a crime-reporting app, but tech illiteracy is the problem

The Nigerian police has just launched a crime-reporting mobile application called NPF Rescue Me, which will also provide intervention for ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 2, 2021

Joeboy has released the tracklist for debut album ‘Somewhere Between Beauty and Magic’

On February 4, Joeboy will release his much-anticipated debut album Somewhere Between Beauty and Magic, following the impressive outing of ...

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Ado AminuFebruary 1, 2021

The #SilhoutteChallenge gives us an opportunity to interrogate our gender bias

So much has been written about the inherent bias with which we judge the actions of people based solely on ...

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Ado AminuJanuary 29, 2021

When online oversharing crosses the line, here’s what we owe each other

How does one begin to process the monumental loss of a parent? If you have ever spoken to anyone who ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 29, 2021

Can women have fun with the Silhouette Challenge and not be policed?

There are three constant things in life: rain, tax, and internet challenges. Just fresh from the Buss It Challenge and ...

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EditorJanuary 27, 2021

Singer-songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo on growing up blind, and surpassing the odds in the music industry

Singer-songwriter and superstar producer, Cobhams Asuquo has always been the perfect example of grit, hope, and passion. On this week’s ...

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EditorJanuary 27, 2021

#WithChude: Actress, Dakore Egbuson-Akande speaks on motherhood and post-natal depression

Amongst many profoundly emotional episodes of #WithChude, this week’s conversation with multi-brand ambassador and award-winning actress, Dakore Egbuson-Akande on her ...

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SponsorJanuary 26, 2021

Theatre Lagos and Alliance Française Lagos present Konkortion

Theatre can be an instrument of positive change in the society through the satirical exposure of unpleasant political situations, social anomalies ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 26, 2021

What we know about the military killings of Orlu natives in Imo

Yesterday, videos surfaced on the internet showing the Nigerian military in Orlu, Imo releasing live rounds into streets where indigenes ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 25, 2021

From rock bottom to CEO, Yinka Obebe bares it all on #WithChude

“The day I left the company, I left with nothing but a backpack” – CEO of Pop Central TV, Yinka ...

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