Burning Man 2018 Set ‘$1m’ Aflame to Highlight Global Corruption

A temporary city pops up in the Nevada desert once a year, where gifting is king and community spirit reigns. The Independent used it to highlight the perils of global corruption. For eight days a year, deep in the Nevada desert, cash is no longer king. There are no ringing registers on the dry lake […]

Rihanna Joins Laborers in Malawi in Building a Hospitall

Not a few were surprised and humbled when they witnessed Rihanna Robyn Fenty in working clothes, helping laboreres carry cement and sand helping in building a hospital in Malawi. The philanthropist in a working gear was seen helping the laborers fetch sand and water. This comes shortly after she was named “Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary” […]

19th Century Model Behind Courbet’s Scandalous Painting Now Identified.

According to a new book. the model who posed for the most scandalous painting of the 19th century has finally been revealed. Experts are “99% sure” that Gustave Courbet’s L’Origine du Monde (The Origin of the World) stars Parisian ballet dancer Constance Queniaux. The artwork is controversial even today. Facebook was criticised for censoring profiles […]

Cary Fukunaga Appointed New James Bond Director

Provisionally known as “Bond 25“, the movie was thrown into disarray in August when Danny Boyle left the production over creative differences, purportedly regarding the casting of the film’s Russian villain. The man taking Boyle’s place shot to fame in 2014 over his bravura handling of the first season of HBO’s Southern Gothic crime drama […]

Apple TV Pulls Sex, Violence, Politics from its Shows, Embraces Scripted Content

The three big players in the streaming industry – Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu – have not shied away from controversy in their original programming. In some cases they have arguably courted it (see Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Insatiable). As such, they already pose a threat to the likes of HBO, AMC, FX and other […]

Actor Al Matthews of the ‘Aliens’ Fame Passes on àt 75

Actor All Mathews, best known for playing Gunnery Sergeant Apone in Aliens (1986), has died at age75. Matthews also appeared on Grange Hill as the father of Benny Green and had his song ‘Fool’ reach number 16 in the UK Singles Chart in 1975 El Pais reports that the actor was found dead in his […]

Sound Sultan Marks 18 Years On Stage With Musical Concert

Multitalented entertainer Sound Sultan has announced plans to mark the 18th year of his being a professional with a musical concert titled Jungle Story. Known as one of the country’s foremost rappers, Sound Sultan’s artistry has comprised singing, songwriting, acting, directing and so much more. His debut single Jagbajantis was released in 2000 and since […]

Veteran Nigerian Artiste Daddy Showkey Wants Psquare Reunion

Veteran Nigerian musician, Daddy Showkey, has called for the reunion of the defunct music group P-Square which was made up of twin brothers Paul and Peter Okoye. The duo who were being managed by their elder brother, Jude Okoye, began their professional career in 2003 have broken up twice due to irreconcilable differences, first in […]

Nigeria’s D’Tigress Gets 1st World Cup Win Beating Turkey in Basketball

Nigeria’s women national basketball team the D’Tigress secured her first ever World Cup win at the ongoing 2018 FIBA Women World Cup in Tenerife Spain, beating Turkey 74 – 68 in a thrilling encounter. The team lost to Australia 86 – 68 in the group opener on Saturday. Top performers for Nigeria include shooting guard […]