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Kene Mkparu: Turning Lagos to a big screen

When Kene Mkparu returned to Lagos in 2008 from his sojourn in London, it was to a city with little or no cinema culture and even fewer big screens. Now the story of cinema in Lagos cannot be written without…

Niniola, Skales, DJ Jimmy Jatt, Naeto C, others have a chat on MTV Base’s Musicology

In the past decade Nigerian music has enjoyed a meteoric rise and we have gone from creating music solely for local consumption to becoming the largest export of African music which currently is at an overwhelming demand across the world.…

Ayo Adebanjo: The man and his politics

When friends, family and political associates gather in Ijebu-Ogbo, Ogun State today, to celebrate the 90th birthday of Chief Ayo Adebanjo, they will be honouring a radical and progressive politician, a lawyer, elder statesman, a patriot, and a nationalist of…

Stretched Terrains art project leaves for DaK’Art in Senegal tomorrow

The Goethe-Institut Nigeria mobile residency set to take artists to Dak’Art in Dakar, Senegal will hit the road from Lagos, Nigeria tomorrow, April 10. Goethe-Institut Nigeria Director, Friederike Moschel, said at a press conference in Lagos Monday that the project…

We’ve degraded militancy, Badoo groups in Lagos – CP

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, Monday said the activities of the dreaded Badoo Cult Group hitherto prevalent in Ikorodu axis of the state as well as militancy especially along the riverine communities have been degraded. An Alausa statement…

Gates, Obi and the Nigerian Development Imperatives – Esin Suji

Two of the acknowledged hallmarks of effective leadership are the ability and courage to identify and harness available human and material resources or assets to fulfil its mission, role or mandate – and these assets include constructive criticisms designed to…

Jakob Preuss is Lagos Oyinbo

It is Jakob Preuss’ first time in Lagos for the 2018 iREPRESENT International Documentary Film Festival (iREP) where his documentary, When Paul Came over the Sea screened but he already has a lot to say about Lagos. Find out more…

Hangoutwithtee brings women together for a fourth time

The fourth edition of Hangoutwithtee, which brings women together to learn, network and have fun, took place on March 18, 2018 featuring motivational talks, music, poetry, fun and networking. Focusing on the Hangoutwithtee theme, ‘Swim or Sink’, speakers discussed topics that…

Gloria does the do

I took one pierced nipple between my lips, nibbling first before running my tongue over it like an eager snake sensing prey, the cold feel of the nipple ring enhancing the experience. Gloria wasn’t a patient child because her hands…

Khadija Abdalla Bajaber named first winner of the Graywolf Press Africa Prize

Graywolf Press has announced Khadija Abdalla Bajaber as the first winner of the Graywolf Press Africa Prize for her manuscript titled ‘The House of Rust’. Making the announcement of the prize awarded for a first novel manuscript by an African…

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