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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Chimamanda Adichie on Racism in the US/UK, Motherhood, #BBOG & More – Video

In a new interview with UK's Channel 4 News, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie responded extensively to questions about racism in America and the UK, feminism, Black Lives Matter movement, motherhood, the Bring Back Our Girls movement, and more.

Of Poems, Laurel And Immortality: An Interview With Gbenga Adesina

Gbenga Adesina is from Ondo State, Nigeria. His poetry and reviews have been featured or are forthcoming in Harriet’s Blog for Poetry Foundation, Africanwriter.com, One Throne among others. He has also been published in Jalada, Premium Times, Open Society Foundation, Vinyl, Brittle Paper, Pairie Schooner, and Soar Africa. He was a resident poet in Goree Island off the coast of Senegal, 2015. His chapbook, 'Painter of Water', is his first collected work published by APBF. He and Chekwube Danladi are the first Nigerians to win the prestigious Brunel African Poetry Prize in 2016. He speaks with Olajide Salawu about his craft and what the future holds.

Interview: Rinsola Abiola Talks About Youth and Women Inclusion in Politics, Working With Speaker Dogara,...

Late Chief MKO Abiola's daughter, Rinsola Abiola is a member of the Board of Trustees of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and acting President of the APC Young-Women Forum as well as Special Assistant on New Media to Hon Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives

‘I Like to do the Things Men do’ – Meet Evelyn Solomon, the ‘Angelina Jolie’...

When I found out that my Uber driver from Freedom Park back to Yaba at 11:30 PM on Friday was a woman, I was not quite sure what to do with myself

Today is June 12: Five important facts about this day in Nigerian history

Abiola may have himself been a frontline businessman and formerly friends with some of the military officers who later snatched his electoral victory from him, but June 12 transcended Abiola's personal ambitions. It became a popular cause of the Nigerian masses and many of them suffered in many ways to see to the actualisation of that mandate that never came.

‘Art Should be Experimental & Engage Topical Issues’ – Bukola Oye, The Sole Adventurer

More people in Lagos want to attend exhibitins and music shows- especially young people. Attending exhibition openings is now a trendy and a cool thing to do. Some are even aspiring to collect art soon. This growing interest and attraction to art will not immediately translate to sales at the galleries but it is important we sustain it

Governor Ambode’s Democracy Day Address to Lagosians

Today, I am humbled by the clear support and encouragement you have shown to me and my government in the last one year.

The N1.6bn Women Empowerment Fund and 9 Other Takeaways from President Buhari’s Democracy Day Speech

President Buhari announced the launch of a N1.6bn National Women Empowerment Fund while also addressing some other important issues, all grouped into 10 categories

10 Questions: Fast Rising Jazz Artist DAPO Takes Us into His World

By Jeffrey Obi Swathed in suits and Papas cap all the time, DAPO, born Oladapo Fasuyi is the only Nigerian artiste known to be experimenting with...

Spotlight: Skating in Lagos Viewed From Another Perspective

If you have never spared any thoughts about the skaters distributing fliers or whatever on the streets of Lagos, read this; pause and think again.

Moses Imayi: Using ICT to Change Education in Nigeria

Today, Skool Media and UNITES are present in 65 secondary schools across Nigeria. This involves skilled on-ground ICT personnel who work with the schools to integrate technology into classrooms. This takes deploying projectors and at least one laptop in classrooms; with these, teachers teach with Powerpoint slides, videos and illustrations hence making learning more engaging.

Chimamanda Adichie Wins Silverbird Special Achievement Award

Chimamanda, whose works include Half of Yellow Sun, Purple Hibiscus, Americanah among others, has been selected for the Special Achievement Award alongside Environmentalist, Desmond Majekodunmi, Founder BenTV, Alistair Soyode.

#TodayAtTheCCT: Saraki’s Lawyer Grills EFCC Agent, Case Adjourned to Thursday; The Orubebe Debacle

At the Code of Conduct Tribunal today, Saraki's lawyer sought to pick holes in the testimony of the prosecution witness, and Godsday Orubebe's lawyer engaged in a shouting match

OTV Cuisine: Spotlight on Moringa – Cooking Variations, Health Benefits and More

Moringa has been called a miracle tree because of its powerful medicinal value and amazing health benefits.

#FourQuestions for Chris Ogunlowo

Buhari is lucky that he’s about the only elected Nigerian president with a Messiah type of mandate

SME Focus: 5 Ways to Access Business Loan Without Collateral in Nigeria

There are schemes out there, some by the Central Bank, that are geared towards helping businesses in specific areas, with the intention, and hope, of meeting the needs of the lower end of the market, especially people who do not have collateral to take loans from commercial banks.

International Women’s Day: OTV Top 11 inspiring and influential women in Nigeria

Today , we celebrate Nigerian women who have contributed and also inspired social, economic, cultural and political change in the country.

Art and Culture: Ndidi Dike’s daring swipe at Nigeria’s state of affairs

The ability to provoke engaging debates about the present 'state of the nation' is one inimitable quality of Ndidi Dike's latest New works and Installations.

“I am feminist. I am intense. I don’t do half-measures.” – An interview with Nkiru...

Nkiru Njoku talks about her life as a screen writer, content director and mother to a little girl who is blind.

Video: The horrible nature of the Onitsha-Enugu express way captured on film from start to...

Olisa.tv contributor Cheta Nwanze recorded the entire length of the neglected Onitsha-Enugu expressway, starting from Asaba.

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