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Lola Okusami’s Gone Nine Months Inspires Reflection on Marriage, Family and More

In 22 minutes, Lola Okusami delivered a great short film that made me so angry I nearly cried. I loved…
Can You Ever Have Too Much Jollof?

Can You Ever Have Too Much Jollof?

That’s what I found myself thinking when I found out the team at Eat.Drink.Lagos were planning a Jollof Festival (the…

President Buhari’s Presidential Address: A Fluff Piece At Best

President Buhari made his return to Nigeria over the weekend and in true presidential fashion he made an address to…
Wizkid alongside Jada Pollock and Dumi Oburota, two of his three managers

Wizkid’s Triple Threat Management Team: Sunday Are, Dumi Oburota and Jada Pollock

The rise of Afrobeat music across the world following Wizkid’s place on Drake’s Come Closer has been interesting to say…

The Rise of Nigerian Cuisine

by Olaloye Oyedotun London’s new It Spot, iKoYi is not the Nigerian restaurant of my parent’s generation, and it makes…
Isoken, A Review

Isoken: Notes on Feminism, Marriage and Contrived Standards of Perfection

‘One minute you’re a star student and the next, you feel like you failed at some life exam.’ ******************************************************  In…
nnedi okorafor

Nnedi Okorafor’s Marvel Debut is a Comic Set In Lagos

Positive representation of African concepts in the Western media is always appreciated but quite rare. While online media has slowly…
Osagie Alonge investigates Nigeria's Payola Culture

Osagie Alonge investigates Nigeria’s Payola Culture

In recent weeks, conversations about paying to get a shoe into certain doors has dominated conversation on social media. Prior…

Meet Lanaire Aderemi: The Poet Trying To Stir Hearts

11 months ago, Lanaire Aderemi performed for the first time ever in Lagos. Today she is a highly requested spoken…

Listen to SubmaRoach Episode 23: “FELA COULDN’T SING FOR SHIT, DAWG” (ft. @SChubbz)

Submarine And A Roach is back on the block with what everyone thinks is the 23rd episode. On the new…
fela covers

Nine Necessary Fela Covers To Remember the GOAT 20 Years On

Today marks 20 years since Fela Anikulapo Kuti passed away and his influence on today’s Nigerian music scene is unmatched.…

Happiness is Sometimes a Mad Dream.

The loss of a parent is a common enough thing, but the loss of a child is an unimaginable grief. In…

Listen To The First Episode of MI Abaga’s Middle Ground Podcast

In the past year, the Nigerian podcast scene has grown beyond the expectations of many. Podcasts like The Top 12…
Wizkid and Davido performing together

Wizkid and Davido: Competition as the Antidote to Mediocrity

When Olamide got on the stage at the 2016 Headies, and ordered Don Jazzy not to visit the Mainland, he…
Flavour

Ty Bello Shares Her Latest Project Featuring Flavour

Celebrity photographer Ty Bello released some new photos from the Ijele: The Traveler photoshoot she did with Flavour for his…