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Ake festival 2018 opens to “fantastical futures”

Ake festival the annual book and arts festival opened today in Lagos. The festival, which is holding for the first time in Lagos, has renowned Somalian author, Nurudin Farrah as headliner. In her welcome address Lola Shoneyin, Founder and Director…

Who wins Quramo Writer’s Prize 2018?

On October 10, 2018 Quramo publishers unveiled the Top 5 finalists for the Quramo Writer’s Prize 2018. Who among the 5 will be the winner? Attend the award ceremony and find out on Sunday Oct 21, 2018 at Eko Hotels…

Orjiako, Shebah and creditor banks: getting the facts right

Facts emerging in the on-going case between Shebah Exploration and its creditor banks which has been reported by few media channels since a Thisday newspaper publication of Sunday October 14, 2018 have provided actual  insights. Further investigations into recent reports…

Shoot me; but Yemi Alade is No. 1 – Dami Ajayi

In a music industry  skewed towards male musicians, a handful of female Nigerian musicians have distinguished themselves. Think Omawumi, Waje, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, Seyi Shay, Simi—but not necessarily in that order. As an aside, there is hardly any order…

We said it!!! Atiku picks Peter Obi as running mate

Weeks before the PDP primaries that produced Atiku Abubakar as presidential candidate, thisislagos.ng gave reasons why Atiku would pick Petet Obi and what an Atiku/Obi Ticket will mean for Nigeria. The reasons are reproduced below: Thisislagos tells you why an…

Election 2019: The Atiku Advantage And His Unique Selling Point – Magnus Onyibe.

Following the emergence of Atiku Abubakar as the presidential flag bearer of the main opposition party, the PDP at the party primaries conducted over the weekend under the chairmanship of Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, a lot has popped in…

The Bobrisky-fication of our world – Peju Akande

Change, the old mantra says, is the only constant in life. As humans, we change with the times and environment… I believe God gave us abilities to make our own decisions…whether good or bad…I also believe God doesn’t change. That…

Nigerian Politics and The Scourge Of Godfatherism – Magnus Onyibe

The journey to the political demise of the governor of Lagos state Akinwunmi Ambode has been titilating and salacious, bitter and sweet. The former because, if it’s a plot or storyline in a Nollywood movie, it would be a blockbuster.…

Why Peter Obi will make a good running mate to Atiku – Toni Kan

Who will Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President and PDP presidential nominee pick as his running mate. Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra state, accomplished businessman and billionaire and respected businessman has been touted as a favourite. Others say Okonjo Iweala. Obi…

Ambode ya ri – tears opponent apart

Governor Akinwumi Ambode who is fighting the battle of his life to return as governor of Lagos state has taken the fight to his opponent. Addressing a world press conference today in Alausa, the governor who did not name his…

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