Archive for: Airtime

Onoshe Nwabuikwu: Nollywood, Mercy Johnson & the ‘emerging’ porn industry

Onoshe Nwabuikwu: Nollywood, Mercy Johnson & the ‘emerging’ porn industry

by Onoshe Nwabuikwu I know there’s no porn industry, yet. At least, I hope not. But there have been stories flying everywhere about Nollywood’s venture into soft pornography. I don’t intend...

 

Onoshe Nwabuikwu reviews The Real Omotola, Naeto C on Nigerian Idol, and AFCON

Onoshe Nwabuikwu reviews The Real Omotola, Naeto C on Nigerian Idol, and AFCON

When actors turn reality TV stars If you have half followed the many reality shows on TV, it is easy to think that reality really can be relative. Cameras follow the subject of a reality show...

 

Onoshe Nwabuikwu reviews ‘Palace’, ‘The Valley Between’, ‘Gulder Ultimate Search’, and more

Onoshe Nwabuikwu reviews ‘Palace’, ‘The Valley Between’, ‘Gulder Ultimate Search’, and more

by Onoshe Nwabuikwu The above headline may give the wrong impression because if taken literally one might imagine it to be like falling from ‘grace to grass’. But Palace and The Valley Between...

 

Onoshe Nwabuikwu: How not to commiserate on TV, Brila FM, Gulder Ultimate Search & more

Onoshe Nwabuikwu: How not to commiserate on TV, Brila FM, Gulder Ultimate Search & more

by Onoshe Nwabuikwu I know some people have been drawing attention to how the US government has tackled Hurricane Sandy. I wouldn’t go that far. Some Nigerians live ‘inside’ DStv by imagining...

 

Onoshe Nwabuikwu Reviews: Bisi Olatilo goes over the top, the Ondo debate, and more

Onoshe Nwabuikwu Reviews: Bisi Olatilo goes over the top, the Ondo debate, and more

by Onoshe Nwabuikwu   Did you know it was Independence? Monday October 1, 2012 was Nigeria’s 52nd Independence anniversary. Not that you needed reminding. I’m also fairly certain that the...

 

Airtime: TV parental guidance, BBA, and more

Airtime: TV parental guidance, BBA, and more

by Onoshe Nwabuikwu   What would kids watch? It’s that time of the year-the summer holidays (or long vacation as we used to call them) are here again and the kids are going to be home for...

 

Violence in the house & on the streets: Airtime reviews BBA, MAUL student protest and more

Violence in the house & on the streets: Airtime reviews BBA, MAUL student protest and more

Livi-   Democracy and death in the air This time, almost two weeks ago, what I was most concerned with was the Democracy Day and the celebrations which had or not happened. And the title for the...

 

Of Veterans & Our ‘Oriki’ Mentality: Airtime reviews Star Quest, Nigerian Idol and The Valley

Of Veterans & Our ‘Oriki’ Mentality: Airtime reviews Star Quest, Nigerian Idol and The Valley

  by Onoshe Nwabuikwu ‘Why are we so Blest?’ (1972) is the title of a book by Ayi Kwei Armah but it best expresses what I’m feeling right now. I have had many a “What...