Here Is Barack Obama’s Summer Reading List And It Features African Authors

by Rachel Ogbu Former US President Barack Obama has announced he will be travelling to Africa for the first time since he left office. He took to his Facebook page to reveal he would visit Kenya and South Africa this week. Following a visit to his ancestral home of Kenya, he will meet with the […]

First Look At David Oyelowo As Javert In “Les Misérables”

Two months ago, Victor Hugo’s classic 19th century novel Les Misérables was announced as a TV adaptation. Unlike the 2012 film, the six-part series will no be based on the musical. The casting of David Oyelowo in the BBC series enriched the ensemble: Lily Collins (Okja, Mortal Instruments: City of bones) to play the role […]

ADEKUNLE GOLD on the biggest headline show of his career, breaking down his new album and cutting toxic people out

by Rachel  Ogbu Adekunle Gold is as cheerful as his reputation implies. But today he’s clearly a little apprehensive. It is exactly one week to the biggest headline show of his career taking place in Indigo at the O2 London. Right now, he has only just walked in from another interview on the other side […]

French President, Emmanuel Macron Makes Historic Visit To Fela’s Afrika Shrine

French President, Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday met with President Muhammadu Buhari in a closed-door bilateral meeting at the Presidential Villa and pledged to increase the cooperation between Nigeria and France in tackling security challenges brought about by the activities of Boko Haram and ISIS jihadists in Nigeria. Macron who challenged him to work towards providing an enabling […]

NIGERIA DIASPORA FESTIVAL TAKES CENTRE STAGE IN LONDON TO PROMOTE TRADE, TOURISM & INVESTMENT

In line to make Nigeria a favoured destination for foreign direct investment, organisers of the Nigeria Diaspora Festival have announced plans towards the inaugural edition of its festival of ideas, innovation and enterprise as synonymous with the national identity. They are putting together activities to promote Nigeria as the biggest trade, tourism, and investment destination […]

Wakanda to Smithsonian: African American Museum Acquires Objects From Black Panther Film

Black Panther’s hero costume is coming to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. The museum acquired several objects from Disney’s record-breaking film Black Panther, including the hero costume worn by actor Chadwick Boseman; a shooting script signed by Ryan Coogler (co-writer; director), Kevin Feige (producer, president of Marvel Studios), Nate Moore […]

Photos from London Hyde Park Serpentine Galleries Annual Summer Party

Fashion, music and art all converged at the annual  Serpentine Galleries Annual Summer Party. by Rachel Ogbu in London Taking place in London’s Hyde Park, the party had in its attendance leading figures from the worlds of international art, architecture, design, fashion, music, film and business. Guests included Maria Borges, British Vogue Editor Edward Enninful, Adwoa & […]

Super Eagles

Energy Giant, Aiteo, Sponsors Hit Theme Song for Nigeria’s 2018 World Cup Campaign

This is also as they pledged to donate $50,000 to the team ‘for every unreturned goal’ scored at the Mundial Aiteo Group, the Official Optimum Partner of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has premiered an official theme song to mentally boost the Super Eagles of Nigeria to go for glory at the Russia 2018 World […]