DAILY INTELLIGENCE

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Jan 19
Let’s break down the data on streaming in Nigeria – and what it all means

Again, the music business is serious business. And the numbers can only go higher.…

Jan 19
Chimamanda Adichie, Ozzy Etomi, Karo Omu … See the top 10 feminist Nigerian voices

The concept of feminism is not one a lot of Nigerians find endearing. In a staunchly…

Jan 18
Zikoko!, NativeMag, and Culture Custodian… See the 10 foremost Nigerian youth-centred online publications

Several online publications litter the Nigerian cybersphere; offering various kinds of…

Jan 14
How Disney is finding its way into Africa with Iwaju

If today, you google “Disney in Africa”, you will find news about goats. No kidding.…

Jan 12
Give the money to Funke! How the numbers show Nigeria’s entertainment industry is ready for big money

Haven’t you heard? In one week, during a pandemic, Funke made N189 million from movie…

Jan 05
Kiddwaya, Wizkid, Instablog9ja, and more …| These are the top 100 people, places, and platform in Nigeria this week

From a database of over 10,000 entries, The Masterlist editors curate, weekly, the top…

Dec 22
Nengi, Tems, Arise TV | These are the top 100 people, places, and platform in Nigeria this week

From a database of over 10,000 entries, The Masterlist editors curate, weekly, the top…

Dec 15
Osita Iheme, Tacha, The NATIVE and more …| These are the top 100 people, places, and platform in Nigeria this week

From a database of over 10,000 entries, The Masterlist editors curate, weekly, the top…

Dec 02
Who is afraid of Arise News?

First, let’s regulate social media! On 8 October 2020, Lai Mohammed, the Minister of…

Dec 01
Ozo, Burna Boy, Bella Naija and more…| These are the top 100 people, places, and platform in Nigeria this week

From a database of over 10,000 entries, The Masterlist editors curate, weekly, the top…

Nov 27
How sampling fuelled the growth of the Nigerian music culture (2)

Nigeria? Everywhere, sample. Flavour’s Nwa Baby (Ashawo Remix) became an instant hit…

Nov 24
Fela Kuti, Dorathy, Tirta Ayu Spa and more…| These are the top 100 people, places, and platform in Nigeria this week

From a database of over 10,000 entries, The Masterlist editors curate, weekly, the top…

Nov 23
How sampling fuelled the growth of the Nigerian music culture (1)

Music sampling is simply incorporating a portion from a previously recorded song into…

Nov 16
Netflix, Nollywood and the Naira

In 1997, Netflix was formed as a DVD rental by mail business. Did you know that? In…

Nov 11
What do foreign music labels want from us?

If all the music in the world is split amongst record labels, three labels would get a…

Nov 10
Kunle Afolayan, Kiki Mordi, Zikoko and more… | These are the top 100 people, places, and platform in Nigeria this week

Arise TV: The station provided up-to-date information on the events surrounding the…

Nov 03
Wizkid, Laycon, Arise TV | These are the top 100 people, places, and platform in Nigeria this week

From a database of over 10,000 entries, The Masterlist editors curate, weekly, the top…

Oct 27
Laycon, Isreal Adesanya, Eko Hotel | These are the top 100 people, places, and platform in Nigeria this week

From a database of over 10,000 entries, The Masterlist editors curate, weekly, the top…

Oct 20
Wizkid, Ezra Olubi, Zikoko | These are the top 100 people, places, and platform in Nigeria this week

From a database of over 10,000 entries, The Masterlist editors curate, weekly, the top…

Oct 06
Davido, Kenneth Gyang, Tirta Ayu Spa and more… | These are the top 100 people, places, and platforms in Nigeria this week

From a database of over 10,000 entries, The Masterlist editors curate, weekly, the top…

Sep 29
Laycon, Isreal Adesanya, Eko Hotel, and more | These are the top 100 people, places, and platform in Nigeria this week

From a database of over 10,000 entries, The Masterlist editors curate, weekly, the top…

Sep 15
Kiddwaya, Pamilerin, DJ Cuppy and more | These are the top 100 people, places, and platforms in Nigeria this week

From a database of over 10,000 entries, The Masterlist editors curate, weekly, the top…

Sep 10
Queer energy is driving the culture

On June 19th, global streaming giant Netflix released ‘Disclosure’. A long-awaited…

Sep 08
Erica, Crackheadextra, Nairaland, and more | These are the top 100 people, places, and platforms in Nigeria this week

From a database of 10,000 entries, The Masterlist editors will daily curate the top…

Sep 07
Lagos: The city of dreams is spilling over

Nigeria is facing a crippling population boom and at the centre of it is its famed…

Sep 04
Frontier technologies: hype or reality in Nigeria?

When you strap on a headset to view Joel Kachi Benson’s award-winning short film,…

Sep 03
The Lagos skyline is changing

If you make enough friends in Lagos, you’d have a couch to sleep on in every country…

Sep 03
Overambitious and underserved: what FESTAC 77 must teach us

Forty-three years ago, Nigeria and the United Nations Educational Scientific and…

Sep 01
How remote work stopped being the future

The coronavirus pandemic, amongst other factors, has caused drastic changes to popular…

Aug 18
How the Nigerian government used storytelling to turn the tide of a global pandemic

The board game Android Netrunner poses an interesting premise as its…

Aug 17
Mercy Chinwo, Tope Alabi, Sinach | Meet the Top 10 Gospel Artistes for July

Nigerian gospel music has come along way from the Panam Percy Paul epoch, and the…

Aug 16
Josh2Funny, Taaooma, Tacha, Lasisi| Top 10 Influencers for July

The month of July has seen the shine and rise of comedic skit makers on social media,…

Aug 14
Stories are more important for reaching consumers than mediums or platforms

How does any organisation get an audience to perform an action, adopt a mantra, or…

Aug 14
Top News Web Platforms (January – June)

News outlets are continually engaging in the never-ending struggle of breaking the…