So far we have seen poor attempts to mask Igbo and Yoruba accents by many of the female housemates, chief among them being the likes of Uriel and Cocoice and I am wondering if we should not include sessions on phonetics.
What are some of the endings you have in mind for the year and how are you looking to achieve them?
I don't just think it to myself, or write it down, I take a step that makes it impossible for me to back down from those plans. Because execution is everything - Dike Chukwumerije
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.
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
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
MKO Abiola was however not the only casualty of the June 12 elections. Before his death in July 1998, many pro-democracy activists were randomly arrested, brutalised, maimed and killed by the despotic Abacha regime.
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
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
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...
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.
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, 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.
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
Moringa has been called a miracle tree because of its powerful medicinal value and amazing health benefits.
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.
Today , we celebrate Nigerian women who have contributed and also inspired social, economic, cultural and political change in the country.
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.
Nkiru Njoku talks about her life as a screen writer, content director and mother to a little girl who is blind.
Olisa.tv contributor Cheta Nwanze recorded the entire length of the neglected Onitsha-Enugu expressway, starting from Asaba.
Nigeria became a unified country in 1914. Since then the country has faced some serious trials against its unity, the most serious during the...
In 2015, the world witnessed several daring attacks by terrorist groups, who appeared to have strengthened their arms and acquired more morbid fantasies over time....
Ozoz Sokoh 'Kitchen Butterfly' is a Geologist, mother, chef, photographer and writer- an alumni of the Farafina Creative Writing School.In this interview, she talks...
There were a number of intriguing and breathtaking moments in 2015 as different nations organised elections. Here, we present an overview of 10 of...
2015 was indeed a very interesting year in the entertainment industry both locally and internationally. A few celebrities had their fair share of controversies....