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13 Feb
Nigerian comedian Debo Adebayo, popularly known as Mr. Macaroni, has been arrested by personnel of the Nigerian Police Force at the on-going #OccupyLekkitollgate protest in Lagos. He was seen detained in a Black Maria in a live video on his Instagram page. This incident has generated lots of reactions and below are some: Just saw…
1 Nov 2020
‘Music has to be for revolution. Music is the weapon.’ - Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. Music is one of Nigeria’s biggest exports. Seeing the adequate potential, and a means for vast revenue, industry giants, streaming and music discovery services joined the movement that is “Nigerian Music To The World”, all armed with the sole aim of giving…
11 Mar 2020
Nigeria is indeed a blessed country. And this is a statement we can confidently make from the perspective of the many dimensions of Nigeria’s greatness. One usual way to assess this blessedness is to reference
8 Dec 2019
When Mrs. Bolanle Austin-Peters first had the idea of producing a musical theatre on Fela two years ago with her BAP Productions company, she was actually responding to the feminine impulse in her.
9 Oct 2019
Loujain al-Hathloul, along with at least a dozen other women's rights activists, were arrested over a year ago as Saudi Arabia ended a ban on women driving cars, which many of the detainees had long campaigned for. Local media tarred them as traitors. The case has drawn global criticism and provoked anger in European capitals…
27 May 2019
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has said that discipline will be enforced in the newly establishment Nigerian Army University, Biu in Borno. Buratai said that vices such as cultism, activism, protest or strike will not be tolerated from both students and members of staff. He made this known on Monday at the…
24 Nov 2017
Nigerian best-selling author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been featured in a new photography book by Geoff Blackwell and Ruth Hobday titled 200 Women: Who Will Change the Way You See the World. This is a time when women's rights are under constant attack from politicians all over the world. This book reminds us how far…

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