New Music | MVP by Shine & Philkeys

2Shine, real name – Chude Walter Amarachi, is a fresh breed singer, songwriter and performer. Born September 24th 1989 in Lagos, Nigeria as a strong vocalist, he has done so many songs while in school with his former music group. He draws inspiration from the likes of J’moss, 2face, R…

Tony Okoroji Extols Appeal Court For Recent CMO Judgment

Okoroji, Chairman, Copyright Society of Nigeria(COSON), the nation’s sole approved copyright collective management organization for musical works and sound recordings has commended the Court of Appeal for its recent judgment in MCSN v. Details (Nig.) Ltd (CA/L/506/1999). In the words of the former president of PMAN and author of the ground…

Affordable Housing for Nigeria’s Middle Class

Our Commercial Cities, Especially Lagos rank among Africa’s priciest cities for cost-of –living while medium income Nigerians and young people are being priced out of a booming real estate market. The modern, expensive structures being built in the Lekki Ajah axis have made demand go very high and that has…

Lagos International Poetry Festival debut

Lagos International Poetry Festival: Borderless Words

Great news! West Africa’s first international poetry festival will be making its debut in Lagos from the October 28th – November 1st 2015 with the Lagos International Poetry Festival. Headlining this year’s festival are some of the biggest names in the global literary space, poetry and spoken word, including Warsan Shire, London’s first…

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria

First 100 Days of Change by Enitan Okediji

“Let me assure you that if I am elected President… we will always act on time and not allow problems to irresponsibly fester.” This statement made by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Chattam House before the election, has been grossly misunderstood by a number of highly expectant Nigerians. So much,…

Tea Musings| Makeup Dependency

While sipping Twining black tea, flavored with mango and strawberry this morning, I reflected on the growing dependence, of today’s woman on makeup. From contouring, to plastic surgery, fanatic exercise and eating regime et al. All this, to attain the perfect peak of “beauty” for varied reasons, which may or…

New Music | Oga Cornelius by AYOO

Blessing Akinyemi popularly known as AYOO who started music at a very tender age, puts together a body of work to kick off her industry presence campaign. The singer who creates music for the afrobeat genre turns the nobs up with her debut single “Oga Cornelius” on a Bilo produced…

The 2015 Artists In Residency Programme: Apply Now!

Project Overview The Artists in Residency programme (AIR) has been designed to support and celebrate the achievements of artists from Africa who are provocative, innovative and highly engaged, both with social issues and their art forms. AIR works in partnership with residencies throughout the world to identify African artists and fund…

#Nigeria: Yesterday’s News, Today’s Headlines by Victor Ehikhamenor

Nigerian author & artist, Victor Ehikhamenor was the creative director of the defunct NEXT Newspaper. He recently shared pictures of past editions of the newspaper on his Instagram account, with headlines and body copy that might as well have been from contemporary Nigerian (political) times. We guess the more things…

poster of Falling movie

Movie Premiere: FALLING directed by Niyi Akinmolayan

CLOSER PICTURES, a film production company dedicated to producing film and TV content that is locally set – and globally appealing, is committed to telling stories as Africans, for Africans both in the continent and in the diaspora while promoting African culture and values to a global audience. The newest production…

MERCY IS DEAD by Ms Chief produced by Samibond

Ms Chief switches things a notch up in this her most recent rap single in which she addresses her eagerness to put her all into succeeding in the game regardless of the difficulties of breaking from the hood. In “Mercy Is Dead” the artist displays her lethal rap skills over the…

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria

Buhari’s First 100 Days by SBM Intel

As the first of what will be 14 one hundred day intervals of the Buhari administration approaches, an evaluation of his performance based on his campaign promises is in order. The hard work of active citizenship, totally different from the heat of campaigning, has begun in earnest, and only by holding leaders…

Dr. Chinelo Anohu-Amazu

PENCOM To Go After Errant Employers

National Pensions Commission (PenCom) is about to go after employers that fail to remit deductions from their workers’ salaries into their Retirement Savings Accounts. PenCom’s DG, Dr. Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, who briefed President Buhari yesterday, said they are working with the police to ensure that it happens. The police will work with a department…

#JovagoTips: Food tourism in Africa

Food tourism implies the discovery of food as the aim of travel. This may sound like a dream to many but it is a dream come true for the foodies out there. As the second largest continent and with fifty-four countries, Africa definitely has a wide range of culinary wonders…

Logo of Twitter's Persicope

My First Experience Of Twitter’s Periscope

I’m always on Social Media, so it’s okay to assume I know everything that happens on there, but I really don’t. I try not to pay attention to everything since it seems everybody is trying too hard to start a trend. Usually, I’m always about my clients’ business, and writing…

MAJU La Sorella

LA SORELLA Collection by MAJU

Perhaps you’ve previously seen a photo or two from the collection already. Maju has been leaving us with hints that this was going to awe, and it really did. Check out the pieces below, and get your mind blown. Modeled by Music Meets Runway’s Jennifer Olize, accompanied by Aduke, the…

Silverain the movie

SILVERAIN Movie Gets North American Distribution Deal

The makers of “SilveRain” sign VOD distribution deal with a premiere digital distribution company for North America, IndieRights, based in LA. The CEO of IndieRights, Linda Nelson said at the signing that they are happy to represent such a beautiful film and they look forward to reaching every household in…

No Music Day marked by COSON

Official Statement From COSON On “No Music Day 2015”

Today is September 1. It is “NO MUSICDAY” in Nigeria, a day the music industry has dedicated to bringing the attention of the nation to the widespread infringement on the rights of songwriters, composers, performers, music publishers, record labels and other stakeholders in the music industry. As we have done every…

ROBY Ekpo Unleashed Season 2

Roby Ekpo Unleashed Season 2

Get your ribs cracking with Unleashed Season 2. The famous comedy show hosted by Calabar’s finest On Air Personality (OAP) and comedian is set to go on stage 6th of September in Calabar, Nigeria’s budding home of entertainment. Last year the event was sold out and the crowd…awesome. This year…

Kiibati Bankole host of Celebrity Fans Challenge 2015

9ice, Timi Dakolo, Reminisce thrill fans at Celebrity Fans Challenge

The biggest celebrity football showdown ever lived up to its promise on Saturday, as some of the biggest names in the Nigerian entertainment industry treated fans to exciting duels at the Four Points by Sheraton, Lagos. 9ice, Reminisce, Timi Dakolo, Frank Edoho, Fred Amata, Illbliss, Segun Arinze and ID Cabasa…

Pop Up Soul: Timi Dakolo performs at The Palms

On Saturday the 29th of August, The Management of The Palms Lekki partnered with Timi Dakolo to treat shoppers to a rare afternoon of exquisite entertainment. The gig started at 3pm with Timi Dakolo’s amazing band dishing out some beautiful tunes and leaving shoppers guessing what the fuss was. Minutes later Timi…

14 Dresses Every Fashionista Should Have

The mandatory fashion staples every true fashionista must have in her style closet are varied and sometimes overwhelming. When it comes to gowns, the task of choosing, selecting and buying the dresses that will stay in your wardrobe for a lifetime can be daunting.   Learning to streamline your options,…

Finally, The Perfect Selfie Phone: TECNO Camon C8

Hi guys, so this is not exactly a review.  I just want to say a little about the device that I just got from TECNO. Why did they give me a new device you might ask? Well, my 2 year old Tecno phantom A3 got damaged and I tweeted about…