Wizkid MOBO awards

Wizkid wins big at MOBO awards – Man’s international fam, check out da statistacs!

The year 2017 has been a big year for the Ronaldo and Messi of Nigerian music, Wizkid and Davido. The former's latest win as the "Best International Act" at the 2017 Music Of Black...
Afrima 2017

Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Simi win big at AFRIMA 2017 awards [SEE FULL LIST]

The showpiece event tagged All Africa Music Awards, "AFRIMA 2017" held on Sunday the 12th of November, at the Eko Hotel Main hall in Lagos, wasn't short of major talking highlights, ranging from the shocking...

FG, Ogun Immortalise Fela, Convert Family House to Museum to be named Heritage Museum

The Federal Government and Ogun State have initiated moves to immortalise the Afrobeat meastro, the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti by turning the family home in Abeokuta into a museum. It is to be named Heritage...
Funmi Iyanda - In Conversations With My Mother

Oya Chronicles: In Conversation with My Mother by Funmi Iyanda – Abimbola Onimole

So did you die? Funmi Iyanda’s “In Conversation with My Mother” started with these words. From that moment, I was transfixed. I entered a world serene, anguished and intimate; beautifully so actually. Funmi Iyanda’s dialogue...

Bolanle Austen Peters’ SARO the Musical comes to the Shaw Theatre this summer!

After the success of Wakaa, I was happy to hear about anything with the name Bolanle Austen Peters attached to it. Plot, performance and polish, BAP Productions seems to have it down pat. So hearing...

17 images that will make you crave a visit to Northern Nigeria

It's not all about the single-story of bombs, violence, terrorism and crudity....No, in fact, northern Nigeria was never about these violent representation she's now being unfortunately pitted with. She is actually beautiful. These 17...
African supernatural short story

Egbere: Keeping the Mat by Fabling Pam

African supernatural short story “Nwe! Nwe! Nwe!” the cries of the child could be heard echoing through the empty night. A cry that would make any concerned human, venture into the forest, were the sound...

#MelaninPopping: when they ask about “Black Is Beautiful” show them these Ben Bond pics

There is something about the Black skin, the perfection of melanin that cannot be denied. When people talk about #MelaninPopping, this is because that is exactly what Black Skin does. It shines out; begging to...

Nigerian-born Artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby Shatters Sotheby’s Record, Art Auctions For $1.1m

Nigerians are at it again. You don't have to like it, but sooner or later, we will have no choice but to sit up and recognise that there is a New World Order, and...

Nse Ikpe-Etim in Conversation as Part of BFI BLACK STAR SEASON

A ground-breaking 3-day programme of international Nigerian Cinema took place Fri 18 – Sun 20 November 2016 at the BFI Southbank as part of BFI BLACK STAR. The 'Beyond Nollywood' weekender showcased a new crop...

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