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25 Nov 2020
On October 30th, 2020 Nigerian Afrobeats superstar, Wizkid finally released his much-awaited album Made in Lagos to collective global acclaim. Made in Lagos features a diverse blend of music with enviable range of vocals, embodied by renowned artistes in different genres from reggae’s Damian Marley to Afrobeats’ other galactic star, Burna Boy. Emerging stars like…
7 Jul 2020
The arrests of Ramoni Igbadole Abbas, commonly known as Hushpuppi; Jacob Ponle, known as Woodberry; and ten others last month by the expert combination of the FBI, INTERPOL, and the Dubai police in the United Arab Emirates has reopened the unpleasant conversation about international cybercrimes. It has equally re-centered the issue of Nigeria’s image vis-à-vis…
28 Jan 2020
Los Angeles, and the African Community, in particular, woke up on Sunday to the tragic death of basketball legend, Kobe Bryant who was killed alongside his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna and other seven victims in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, Southern California. Since the news broke, there has been a collective sense of grief around the…
14 Jan 2020
Super Falcons of Nigeria and Barcelona Femení star, Asisat Oshoala was crowned the African Women’s Player of the Year for the fourth time in her career last week. It also meant equaling the record of her self-acclaimed mentor and compatriot, former Super Falcons of Nigeria scoring machine, Perpetua Nkwocha while joining Samuel Eto’o Fils and…
20 Mar 2019
Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut movie Lionheart was released worldwide on January 4th, 2019, and since then, there have been mixed to positive reviews about both its cinematic and cinematographic relevance. While the international sphere has praised the movie albeit devoid of critical, in-depth analyses of plot and central themes, those within the continent have either…
16 Oct 2018
The genius in adapting a written work—in most popular forms, a novel—to screen is the unquestionable ability to bring the same creative intentions and emotional pulls to fore in the minds of viewers as contained in the original form it is adapted from. Hollywood screenwriting legend Syd Field in his book Screenplay: The Foundations of…
25 Sep 2018
Growing up as a Christian in a Christian home, one was always going to hear a lot of sayings, biblical texts, quotes and teachings that promoted the religion’s doctrines. I believe it was in that family contextual environment of the Christian religion did I stumble on one of its core foundational guides: Love your neighbour…
11 Sep 2018
The beauty of the Nigerian space is its conduciveness—excuse the unfortunate and unintended pun—to throw up eternal “words on marble” everyone can relate to, and on deeper rumination, hold so much truth in their simplicity, awkwardness or even abstractness. These coinages have become everything it means to be Nigerian because of the circumstances that have…
21 Aug 2018
Last week Thursday, August 16th was my birthday. Going by the astonishing rate of personal messages, calls and other forms of pure warmth, one could have easily mistaken me for some mega superstar who was being lauded by his millions of teeming global fans. Even crazier was the love shown to me on my main…
7 Aug 2018
FIFA has repeatedly blared its Vuvuzuelas about the Russia 2018 edition being the “best World Cup ever” according to FIFA President, Gianni Infantino. Perhaps he was emphasising from all aspects—financially, on the field, and most importantly, integration-wise; considering how volatile and antagonistic football fans have been in recent years in Russia, much more, to that…
31 Jul 2018
The just concluded 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia was lauded for so many ground-breaking achievements, and most importantly, “first times” like Croatia’s Mario Mandžukić being the first footballer ever to score an own goal in the final. But curiously it centred, inevitably perhaps, on the controversies of FIFA’s Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology—its first…

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