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Nnamdi Ehirim

30 Mar 2019
Former Nigerian number one tennis player and Davis Cup star, Nnamdi Ehirim says he is committed in his desire to ensure the country regained her place among the comity of tennis playing nations in the world. Ehirim, who is based in the United States of America, is now the Development Officer of the Nigeria Tennis…
20 Feb 2019
Former Nigeria number one tennis player, Nnamdi Ehirim has called on the sport’s stakeholders to come together and chart a new course for the rebirth of the local game.
8 Jul 2018
To anyone privy to Nigeria’s social media space, ‘Feminism’ is a common buzzword often as divisive as politics and sports. On Twitter, threads have covered domestic violence and marriage, consent and rape, career tips for women and how to negotiate better workplace compensation. As with politics and sports, there have been opposing sides to many…
11 Jun 2018
Art, in Nigeria, is experiencing a rebirth. Once restricted to underfunded departments on university campuses and overly dedicated starving artists, our artists and their work are gradually staking a claim for their fair portion of Nigerian contemporary culture. Institutions like Nike Arts Gallery - founded by the iconic Nike Davies-Okundaye and home to over 8,000…
27 May 2018
"I believe the children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside. Give them a sense of pride to make it easier. Let the children's laughter remind us how we used to be." - Greatest Love Of All, Whitney Houston Children have always…
20 May 2018
On May 1st, BBC's Africa Eye released an investigative documentary, Sweet Sweet Codeine. It showcased the illegal supply chain and impact of one of Nigeria’s cheapest and most accessible street drugs: codeine. A painkiller and major ingredient of cough syrups, codeine has played the Pied Piper of abuse and addiction to thousands of Nigerians. These…
15 Apr 2018
Towards the end of January, YCee—our favourite part-time rapper, part-time pop star and full-time wave maker—and label mate Bella Alubo released Late Night Vibrations, a six-track collaborative compilation themed on the intimacies and conflicts of youthful love. Months on, the project is proving to be more than a strong album of the year contender. It's…
28 Jan 2018
The internet has changed every aspect of the way we live and view the world, and our reading culture has not been spared. The sheer volume of information being created and the speed at which it is being made available has challenged the type of art being created. The aim now caters to shorter and…
15 Jan 2018
The sound and definition of Nigerian pop music has changed massively since it became a notable component of worldwide mainstream music, spearheaded by the likes of Fela Kuti and King Sunny Ade through the late 80s and 90s. Frontrunners Wizkid and Davido are not pioneers but are arguably the best at it. Their singles receive…
31 Dec 2017
Every year, the Rele Arts Foundation selects five young artists and awards each of them grants to create a body of work that would form the 'Young Contemporaries Exhibition'. The initiative was launched in 2016 and the sophomore edition, held earlier this year, intimated art lovers with frontrunners in the budding contemporary art landscape -…
11 Dec 2017
Nigerians have an undeniable liking for celebrations. Just as all our celebrations are woven around music - from gospel praise and worship for Christian gatherings to traditional folk music per ethnic event - so have our end of year festivities been slowly and annually built around concerts and carnivals on the urban cultural landscape. Our…

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