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‘Makoko: The Floating Slum’ – A Showreel of Poverty Porn

“Hypocrisy abhors in others, what we excuse in ourselves.”  I don’t remember the first time I heard the quote above…

1929 is a sloppy portrayal of the 1929 Women’s War

The 1929 Women’s War is an important piece of Nigerian history that’s oft forgotten and overlooked. The stand taken by…
Abiola Babarinde

TWYN Review: 8 Lessons Learnt From ‘Take What You Need’ by Abiola Babarinde

The journey of discovering oneself is a path of many unexpected turns, hills, and road bumps as tested and tried…

The Alté Playmaker: The GMK Story

For our May cover story, we catch up with one of the most influential players in the Alte movement, Quddus…

Destroying Confidential Data

One of the biggest mistakes people make nowadays is getting rid of their electronic devices, such as computers, without destroying…

The Baseline Of Creativity Works In Mysterious Ways

If you’ve been reading our website for some time, you have been exposed to multiple inspirational movers and shakers. Those…

The Long Arduous Road Leading To Nigerian Police Reform

#EndSARS is one of the few social justice campaigns that had Nigerians from all works of life agreeing on one…

These Artists are blurring the lines between Nollywood and Music

Simi is the latest Nigerian singer to pitch her talent in the Nollywood. The singer who dropped one of 2017’s…

Samah Sadig and Tomi Idowu Explore Concept of Afropolitan in Short Documentary

In the past three years, there has been a cultural renaissance of some sort with African culture making its way…

In ‘Void’, Grief is Well Explored but Unconvincingly Portrayed.

Grief is not a tool commonly used in New Nollywood: there’s fatigue from seeing it used in the home video…

International Women’s Day (IWD) 2019: Balance for Better

by Ayotunde Adegbola The Herstory of International Women’s Day (IWD) For over a century now, the social, economic, political, and…

ìrìn journal is going against the grain and trying to tell African Travel Stories

ìrìn journal is a new magazine seeking to tell more stories rooted in African travel. As it embarks on the…

Winners and Losers Vol 2- 27th January- 3rd February

Winners Kadaria Ahmed  Enough has been said about that interview with Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi. While some of the…

Take What You Need: Abiola Babarinde tells us the story behind her debut book

Abiola Babarinde has built a reputation for herself on the writing and speaking circuit in the UK and Nigeria. The…

Winners and Losers Vol.1- 21st- 27th January

Winners Zlatan– The trendiest thing in Nigeria’s music climate right now. Two videos with two of the heaviest weights possible.…