Tomi Owó is a Nigerian singer-songwriter. She started her music career in 2018 with her five-song EP ‘Pieces’. The vocal and emotive live performer talks to GuardianTV on what goes on at the back end of music-making in Nigeria and running a music business.
Ahead of Thursday’s presidential election in Uganda, Facebook has taken down a government-backed network, accusing it of using fake accounts to post information about the election. Coming so soon after some social media platforms took down accounts belonging to Donald Trump, the move has raised questions about the role social media companies play in regulating online communications.
A tanker conveying 44,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) has crashed with another trailer and discharged its contents, which led to a fire outbreak on the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway. The incident occurred opposite the Lagos State Fire Service Station, which led to a prompt intervention of the fire service personnel.
As the world adjusts to the new variant of the COVID-19 virus and the second wave of this deadly disease, here are the reasons why you should protect yourself and those around you...even if they continue to deny the existence of the highly contagious virus.
Watch Ozioma Ogbaji the writer of Kambili: The Whole 30 Yards break down the process behind the writing of the romantic comedy. Watch the full episode of the process behind writing of Kamibil: The Whole 30 Yards on our YouTube channel (Guardian Nigeria). THE PROCESS is a film-focused series that offers an insight into the process behind films, documentaries, music videos, and TV commercials.
Today, on ‘Inside Stuff,' multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, takes an analytical look at the year 2020 and its lessons, looking at how COVID19 showed us the importance of hygiene, paralyzed the economy, changed work ethics, and caused loss of jobs. It is also the year of ENDSARS, where Nigerian youths were organised to pass their message, amongst others. He also advises President Muhammadu Buhari to focus in the coming year on restructuring the federation. Get more at the YouTube channel of Guardian Nigeria, and be on the lookout for Oloja's weekly column, every Sunday, in The Guardian newspaper.
GuardianTV had a chat with the talented Ify Obi the founder of Olive Ankara to discuss her transition from the world of science to the world of fashion. The fashion designer who is a Nigerian-Italian is based in Singapore discussed her fascination with the African Print popularly called Ankara.
On Sunday, some Northern elders commended the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar 111 for summoning the courage to speak on the deplorable security situation in the North. Today, on ‘Inside Stuff,’ multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, talks about how the Sultan of Sokoto comment on insecurity, poverty, and the effect of insecurity in the North cannot be ignored, as he’s speaking to his people who are in charge of the security of the nation, also using the Sultan’s comment to advice the commander in chief to review the operations architecture of security in the country.
From November 18, GuardianTV will showcase the stories of some of Africa’s brightest minds who have used social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp to market their products, contents, and services. We call them Dreamers and Doers. And you too can learn how these young entrepreneurs moved from mere dreaming to working to realise their ideas.