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Fuse ODG connects diasporans to their roots with New Africa Nation Conference

What a way to open the new year! Internationally acclaimed Ghanaian musician, Fuse ODG ushered fans around the world into the new year by lining up a series of activities under one umbrella and given the name the Tina Festival 2019. The festival is officially scheduled to hold on...

Pearl Thusi gets the lead for the first ever African Netflix original series

Earlier this year, Netflix expressed their desire to invest in the African film industry when the global streaming giant bought the distribution right for Genevieve Nnaji's first directorial debut titled Lionheart, a film about family and power. Netflix has popped up with another food news for movie lovers on the...

Sherrie Silver X Nike: Afro-Dance lessons

Well-admired Rwandan choreographer, Sherrie Silver for her recent masterpiece work in the video for 'This Is America', a song by American singer Childish Gambino which talks about all the socio-economic and political changes facing America now. Taking it a step further, the award-winning dancer has partnered with giant footwear manufacturing company, Nike...

Widows The Movie: Four Women, A heist, and one hell of a Ride!

A movie that is being raved about by the likes of Ik Ogbonna, Idia Aisien, Alex Ekubo, Teni The Entertainer, Juliet Ibrahim, Lilian Afegbai, after attending the premier night in Nigeria, it is safe to say that 'Widows The Movie' is a must watch! Not just ex-wives or decoys, the 'widows'...

What you need to know about the 2018 Miss Nigeria finalists unveiling Brunch and the VIP guests!

Following recent auditions in Lagos, Owerri and Abuja, Nigeria’s foremost and most prestigious beauty pageant, Miss Nigeria, unveiled the 18 finalists contending for the highly coveted title of Miss Nigeria 2018 at the 7 Square Restaurant in Victoria Island, Lagos on Monday 12th November, 2018. Among the celebrities and influencers...

The must-see Plays at Lagos Fringe Festival 2018

As we move towards the festive season, all festive-related shows in town will be flooded by family, friends and the best part, love-birds, however, the excitement depends on the kind of show you find yourself at. If you love music, movies and plays then we can have your attention...

Trevor Noah announces new Netflix Special: Son of Patricia

Trevor Noah, South African born and raised host of the American political satire, The Daily Show, announced that he will be blessing us with another stand-up comedy special on Netflix this November. A comedian at heart, Noah has been heard constantly telling interviewers that Stand-Up comedy is his first love...

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...