181 episodes

Join AOT2 and Ugochi on their wild journey as they discuss everything Pop culture, music, movies and more.

234 Essential focuses on Nigerian pop culture but goes beyond trending topics on social media. It looks at the bigger picture and provides accurate historical and societal context to what is trending online.

234 Essential Podcast is another podcast original from Global Village.

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234 Essential Global Village

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 80 Ratings

Join AOT2 and Ugochi on their wild journey as they discuss everything Pop culture, music, movies and more.

234 Essential focuses on Nigerian pop culture but goes beyond trending topics on social media. It looks at the bigger picture and provides accurate historical and societal context to what is trending online.

234 Essential Podcast is another podcast original from Global Village.

For fan mail: fanmail@234essential.com
For ads: info@globalvillage.studio

234 Essential on Twitter
234 Essential on Instagram

    Cost Of Living

    Cost Of Living

    AOT2 and Ugochi discuss the hardship in the country, the scarcity of fuel, the Omah Lay concert saga and other news that made the rounds this week.Enjoy.
    OUTLINE
    00:00 - Introduction16:40 - Fan mails53:10 - Catch up01:06:12 - X of the week01:01:10 - Protest over hardship and Nigerians queue to buyfuel02:00:30 - Omah Lay concert saga02:14:40 - Sign out
    For more information on all episode releases and additional information about the hosts, follow 234 Essential on Twitter and Instagram. You can also mail fanmail@234essential.com to let Ugochi and Ayo know your burning thoughts and questions.Support 234 Essential here: https://paystack.com/pay/234e
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    • 2 hrs 16 min
    THE HEAT

    THE HEAT

    AOT2 and Ugochi discuss the heat situation in Nigeria, the Super Eagles, The Minister of Power and other news that made the rounds this week. 
    OUTLINE
    00:00 - Introduction19:50 -  X of the week36:55 - Catch Up01:04:20 - Who forged Buhari’s signature?01:05:50 - Prop of the week 01:09:15 - Flop of the week01:12:00 - Sign out
    For more information on all episode releases and additional information about the hosts, follow 234 Essential on Twitter and Instagram. You can also mail fanmail@234essential.com to let Ugochi and Ayo know your burning thoughts and questions.Support 234 Essential here: https://paystack.com/pay/234e
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Raise Am, Raise Am

    Raise Am, Raise Am

    AOT2 and Ugochi discuss the Protests in Kano, Niger over cost of living, Senator Ned Nwoko saying all Nigerians should have guns, Reno Omokri saying they should ban the importation of human hair to help strengthen the Naira among other stuff making the news this week
    OUTLINE
    00:00 - Introduction15:40 - Catch up44:25 - X of the week55:25 - Update on the Protests in Kano, Niger over cost of living01:05:37 - The state of insecurity in the country01:11:51 - Prop and Flop of the week
    For more information on all episode releases and additional information about the hosts, follow 234 Essential on Twitter and Instagram. You can also mail fanmail@234essential.com to let Ugochi and Ayo know your burning thoughts and questions.Support 234 Essential here: https://paystack.com/pay/234e
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    • 1 hr 21 min
    No Nigeria Talk

    No Nigeria Talk

    AOT2 and Ugochi discuss the Nigerian pastor found guilty of rape, AFCON and the Super Eagles' performance, the Naria situation, We have a Release Therapy and other stuffs making the news this week.
    OUTLINE
    00:00 - Introduction08:50 - Fan mail13:30 - AFCON update25:21 - X of the week52:10 - Catch up57:20 - Naria news01:07:24 - Release Therapy01:15:25 -  Flop of the week01:17:30 - Prop of the week01:18:40 - Sign out
    For more information on all episode releases and additional information about the hosts, follow 234 Essential on Twitter and Instagram. You can also mail fanmail@234essential.com to let Ugochi and Ayo know your burning thoughts and questions.Support 234 Essential here: https://paystack.com/pay/234e
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    • 1 hr 20 min
    Worldwide Plutomanians

    Worldwide Plutomanians

    AOT2 and Ugochi discuss the Job structure  in Nigeria, Rotimi Amaechi, Kunle Remi and Moses Bliss’ wives, Lagos state banning the usage of non-biodegradable styrofoam , we also have a Release Therapy and other news making the rounds this week.Enjoy!!
    OUTLINE
    00:00 - Introduction14:11 - Fan mail 119:53 - Fan mail 229:40 - Fan mail 336:15 - Catch Up52:40 - X of the week01:03:35 - Lagos state bans the usage of non-biodegradable styrofoam01:20:10 - Virtuous looking womenvs Baddies01:29:52 - Release Therapy01:41:19 - Prop of the week01:44:10 - Flop of the week01:49:18 - Sign out
    For more information on all episode releases and additional information about the hosts, follow 234 Essential on Twitter and Instagram. You can also mail fanmail@234essential.com to let Ugochi and Ayo know your burning thoughts and questions.Support 234 Essential here: https://paystack.com/pay/234e
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    • 1 hr 52 min
    The Country We Didn't Work For

    The Country We Didn't Work For

    AOT2 and Ugochi discuss the incident that happened in Ibadan, the kidnapping in Abuja, The BBC TB Joshua Documentary  and other news making the rounds this week.Enjoy!
    OUTLINE
    00:00 - Introduction11:35 - Catch up29:32 - Tweet of the week32:49 - The kidnapping in Abuja59:30 - The BBC TB Joshua Expose01:18:00 - Sign out
    For more information on all episode releases and additional information about the hosts, follow 234 Essential on Twitter and Instagram. You can also mail fanmail@234essential.com to let Ugochi and Ayo know your burning thoughts and questions.Support 234 Essential here: https://paystack.com/pay/234e
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    • 1 hr 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
80 Ratings

80 Ratings

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Release therapy

Why does the intro for the release therapy segment sound so serious. Dying of laughter 😂😂😂😂

Imade Tweets ,

Ugochi’s voice

Love Ugochi’s voice so much. Love that you guys talk about happening things. Amazing podcast

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Omo XX

This is actually one of the best ones out there
Top top pod!!!

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