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Oludamola Adebowale

13 May 2018
“Iru awo egungun wo L’obirin le se, Awo Gelede ni Obinrin le yan, ti Obinrin ba wo oro, oro a gbe.” - King Sunny Ade (E ki lo fun Omo Ode, 1974 ) Translation: Which of the cults can a woman belong to if not the Gelede cult? But if a woman sees the Oro,…
22 Apr 2018
From time immemorial, the Nigerian cultural heritage, history and arts have been preserved and kept in ancient traditional folders passed down from one generation to the other. Tales and exploits of ancient kings, rulers and old ways of life have been preserved for thousands of years, well-detailed and articulate with an almost outstanding scientific method.…
25 Mar 2018
Patriarchy has never been fair to women; it always decides what should factor, where, what to do and when. Nigerian women have, however, fought against patriarchy with their words and actions. The feminist rise took a different dimension a couple of years ago when the likes of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie began advocating for equality. But,…
11 Mar 2018
March, being International Women's Month, is a time when the world celebrates women for their incredible work and laudable achievements. Women have always been the pillar of every society. Fueling the flame that keeps the world going with their wisdom, pain, tears and struggle, they have kept the world active in its true essence. The…
4 Feb 2018
In 1956, the Queen of England and the Duke of Edinburgh paid their colony, Nigeria, a visit, focussing on Lagos, Ibadan, Kano, and Calabar. The most convenient way of moving around at the time was by rail. Sir Lord Lugard, Governor General from 1901-1919, who was interested in connecting towns in the colony for economic…
21 Jan 2018
"If we cannot fight for our arts, what, then are we fighting for? Save the future, promote arts and culture To fight for arts is to fight for the salvation of humanity." - Winston Churchill 2017 was an outstanding year for the arts and culture community in Lagos. Being the pulse of the country, the…


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