What Nigerian politicians can learn from Jeremy Corbyn
It’s been nearly a year since 51.9% of Britons voted to leave the EU, ending a 43-year partnership. Since then the pound has been unsteady, hate crime has increased and despite Theresa May repeatedly reeling out the slogan ‘Brexit means Brexit,...
China thrives in historical relics, international trade
The Chinese government cherishes its historical background and, therefore has, created a lot of sight seeing facilities. Some of them such as the ‘Great Wall’, ‘Temple of Heaven’, ‘Summer Palace....
Stop talking, start producing
In the last four years, the average Nigerian has had a lot to say about the social, economic and political issues plaguing the country.
Accent privilege: Another sign of Nigeria’s love for all things foreign
I’ve never really thought much about the way I talk. Probably because I’ve always been more concerned with what I’m saying as opposed to how I’m saying it.
Is ‘coming home’ the answer to the xenophobia question?
The videographer moves a little closer, zooms in, there’s flash of silver, it looks like a metal trash can. It’s being raised high into the air then and smashed down on something, repeatedly.
Lagos Jazz Festival 2017 partners two charities
Lagos International Jazz Festival 2017 has selected Sesor and Downs Syndrome Foundations as official charity partners for this year’s 505050JAZZ Lagos@50 Special Edition of Lagos International Jazz Festival. Inspiro Productions-inspired festival said both charities ....
Sam Ukala to speak at writers’ workshop in Abraka
Professor Sam Ukala will next Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Hall A, Delta State University, Site 3, Abraka, at 12:noon, mentor students interested in creativity, with Dr. Sunny Awhefeada, Head of the University’s Department of English and literary Studies as chief host.
Nigerians are still happy, this is a problem
The World Happiness Report (WHR) is out and it turns out Nigerians still seem quite happy.
Passport to nowhere
His name, Sunny Deriko; a lanky handsome black boy with a tongue made of razor blade. He had so much flare and was as significant as a radio. He was my elder brother’s friend and he was also responsible...