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Beauty Tukura crowned the 43rd Miss Nigeria. Credit: Miss Nigeria Organisation.
How Miss Nigeria Reinvented Itself as a Platform for Social Change

As rules of fame and relevance evolved, the country’s oldest beauty pageant refocused on female empowerment. Its 43rd Queen, Etsanyi Beauty Tukura, is committed to advocating for the girl child.

Sadiq Daba. Credit: The Guardian Nigeria.
Remembering Sadiq Daba, One of Nollywood’s Best Actors

On 3 March 2021, veteran Nigerian actor and broadcaster Sadiq Abubakar Daba passed on. He…

A still from Di'ja's video for Wuta.
Di’ja’s “Wuta” Video Documents Ordinary Details of Northern Nigerian Life

At some point in the music video of Di’ja’s 2019 song “Wuta,” a muscular young…

Rita Dominic in La Femme Anjola
Watch the Trailer for La Femme Anjola, Starring Rita Dominic

In La Femme Anjola (The Woman Anjola), the new crime thriller directed by Mildred Okwo,…

Sam Nda-Isaiah. Credit to This Day.
Daily Times Pays Tribute to the Late Sam Nda-Isaiah

Daily Times, Nigeria’s oldest newspaper, has paid tribute to the late journalist Sam Nda-Isaiah, the…

Ife Film Review—Realistic Lesbian Love in Landmark Nollywood Feature

Ife begins with a young woman in her bedroom looking herself in the mirror, sensually,…

Miss Nigeria 2020 Pageant Cancelled Due to COVID-19

Message from Green Girl Company Limited on Miss Nigeria Pageant 2020 Every year, we look…

The Future Awards Africa 2020 Announces 145 Nominees in 20 Categories

The 2020 nominees for The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), the continent’s biggest youth awards, have…

An Online Marketplace Connecting African Creatives with Customers

By Aisha Salaudeen, CNN (CNN) — What if you could find and book creative professionals…

Out of a Lagos Street Boxing Academy, Big Dreams & a Child Star

One evening in June 2013, Coach Tipo, a former boxer-turned-trainer in Egbeda, Lagos, sat outside…