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Njideka Agbo

25 Aug 2019
The third sentence in her Twitter bio is direct and unambiguous - You would either love me or hate me and either one is perfectly okay! Often maligned for her stance on national issues in Nigeria by pro-government voices, she is not a run-off-the-mill activist. Her penchant for naming names has earned her truckloads of…
Chukwuka Monye for Guardian Life Magazine, July 21
21 Jul 2019
Our interview was set for 10 am; he had landed Lagos the day before when we concluded on the time for our meeting. By the time we got to the office, he was having a session with some students. He had the students enraptured, eyes firmly trained on him, lapping the words that came out…
23 Jun 2019
For Alex Iwobi, clearly family is everything. Woven intricately across his life, dreams and passion, dotted around his peaks and nadirs, the Nigerian footballer basks in the love and support he’s had from his family. It is reinforced in our interview, as most of his answers to the questions eventually veer off into one of…
27 May 2019
It is not uncommon to see parents struggle with growing their children’s hair. With so many chemical products promising and failing to give their children the desired luscious hair in the long run, 4-year-old Omotolani Owolabi tells us that when it comes to your child’s hair, the safety rules apply. Simple Ways Of Caring For…
27 May 2019
On the narrow and closed road that leads to Adogbo 1 in Makoko, is a cobbler (popularly known as a shoemaker)’s shop and a boy who closely observes the cobbler’s hand. From the boy’s suggestive posture, the child is an apprentice. As one passes through the untarred road, a crowd gathers as a man and…
Yemi Alade
19 May 2019
When we reached out to Yemi Alade for a cover shoot, she described her style to us: power, class and style. This is, unsurprisingly, Yemi Alade. With several landmark achievements, including BET, MTV African Music Award, and MOBO awards, as well as changing the narratives with her music outside the shores of Africa, and more…
14 Apr 2019
Long before the Europeans and what is today known as the western civilization came to West Africa, the Ekoi (Ejagham) people in present-day Nigeria had developed a unique form of ideographic writing called Nsibidi. Author P.A Talbot who lived during the colonial times described it as “a kind of primitive secret writing” which was communicated…
10 Mar 2019
“If you want something said, ask a man; If you want something done, ask a woman.” - Margaret Thatcher. The role of women in the advancement and development of a nation is crucial. As the more efficient planner of the two traditional sexes, the level of success achieved by women at micro-levels shows the capacity…
3 Mar 2019
The 2003 classic film Billionaire’s Club revealed what Nigerians who had knowledge about spirituality already knew, while for those who were unaware, it was an eye-opener. Tony Umez, a poor man who has tried everything to make himself up to par with his rich friends (Clem Ohaneze, Kanayo O Kanayo), asks his friend for financial…
26 Feb 2019
Nigeria, a country rich in diversity continues to offer cultural and rich surprises that have left her citizens and UNESCO in awe. Although two sites have been listed by UNESCO as World Heritage sites (Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove and Sukur Cultural Landscape), here are sites that have been in its tentative list: Benin Iya/ Sungbo’s Eredo…
24 Feb 2019
It was one thing to sing a hit single; it is another thing to have visuals that leave the audience captivated and leave them transported into the visuals. From Seyi Shay’s "Murder", Maleek Berry’s "Kontrol", Davido’s "Assurance", Tiwa Savage’s "Sugarcane" to Wizkid’s "Fever", it is almost as if Meji Alabi knows what the audience wants…
23 Feb 2019
Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, founder of Stand To End Rape Initiative (S.T.E.R) is fortunate to be alive. She was raped after she refused to be involved in election malpractice as a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member. “They set a trap for me to be raped by one of the village boys…I had been raped as…

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