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5 must-read books that were made into must-see movies

As we eagerly await the release of the critically acclaimed film of the novel The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas we thought it only right to give you our favourite books that were made into hit films.   The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Published in 2017, this young adult...

All you need to know about ‘Music Meets Art’ Festival

The upcoming music festival dubbed Music Meets Art is put together by the Society of Nigerian Artists (SNA) and Musician Society of Nigeria (MUSON) and is a three-part program to celebrate the unique interrelations between art and music. The program is scheduled to run from October 17 to 28, featuring prominent artists, an exhibition, awards...

Spotlight on Juliana Olayinka, host of hit Yanga! show Noni

Juliana is a journalist of Nigerian descent, now living in the UK, who hosts Yanga’s highest-rated show, the no-holds-barred female discussion programme Noni, which airs on the channel from Monday to Friday at 9.30am on Sky Channel 453. Juliana is also a brand ambassador for the network and appears on the current...

Here’s what you missed from Laolu Sebanjo & Belvedere Vodka Lagos Fashion Soirée

Nigerian artist, Laolu Sebanjo and beverage brand, Belvedere Vodka first unveiled the limited edition bottle on the runway at the New York Fashion Week before moving to Nigeria to officially outdoor it unto the market. A Star-studded fashion soiree was organized for Laolu Sebanjo and Belvedere Vodka at Shiro Terrace,...

Ghanaian cast of ’40 & Single’ have LA premiere

The 2018 LA Film Festival is underway in Los Angeles and filmmakers, Joselyn Dumas, Nikki Samonas and the cast of the Ghanaian production '40 & Single' were spotted on the red carpet of the premiere on the film on September 25. Under the direction of the passionate and very skilful...

Nigerian Artaud Laolu Senbanjo’s stunning Belvedere exhibition

After several weeks of announcing that Nigerian artist, Laolu Senbanjo is bringing his limited edition Belvedere bottle to his home country of Nigeria, the day finally arrived and together with the brand, he unveiled the special bottle at the Moet Hennessy Office. The bottle was first introduced to the global consumer...

Oliva Tweest: The AfroMusical! New Cast, When & What To Expect From UK Tour

The UK is about to witness a thrilling musical theatre drama, titled Oliva Tweest: The AfroMusical, written by Yinka Ayinde and Nana Duncan. The show will kick off its tour of the country from London, Coventry and Manchester in October 2018, but before the tour begins, the organizers have announced three new faces...

Write To A Rebel: Nana Yaa Asantewaa

If you could write to any woman, dead or alive, who would it be? I was recently asked this question and I had to take a moment to think. This morning Penguin Random House released a beautiful set of postcards celebrating the achievements of fifty extraordinary women through history. This...

First Photos! Stars Arrive For Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards 2018

Once again the opportunity has presented itself for our African celebrities to show their styling dexterity on the red carpet as the 2018 Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards (AMVCA) is happening right now at Eko Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria. James Gardiner We’ve had a glimpse of what the celebrities are wearing tonight to the...

Twok X Glam Africa Carnival Make Up

The Notting Hill Carnival weekend was the most colourful event we have seen so far in this year- the streets were flooded with female dancers from almost every part of the globe. As usual, we saw some amazing outfits worn by those dancing in the streets designed with peacock...