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Teaching myself to step back

  You know one of those friends who never mind their business. Before you know it every conversation turns into a career counselling session and if there is any extra time in view, it is likely to morph into an intervention. Yes those types of friends. Those really annoying kinds that sometimes you would rather […]

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Crushing on Artist Ndidi Emefiele

Ndidi Emefiele’s work is fast becoming the popular screen saver on both phones and laptops but personally, i can’t seem to get enough of her. Ndidi’s characters are delicate, complex,playful, fierce and pop. I also think its time she started an eye wear range. The glasses which are a constant fixture in her work, she […]

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Face Lift With New Photographs

  So it has been almost three years since i had my photographs professionally taken except of course the photos i took for the Jumia plus size campaign. I decided it was time to retire those images considering a lot of complaints about seeing them a little too much. Well i figured a little facelift […]

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Pidgin Opera by The Venus Bushfires

  I remember watching Venus Bushfires perform a few times here in Lagos and wondering if her music would be able to find its feet amidst the murky waters of our current conformist musical soundscape. I like the experimental nature of her sound but have often found people in the crowds looking a bit bewildered […]

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The Bondage Of Masculinity

  By Wana Udobang A year ago at a time best known by the gender activism community as sixteen days of activism, I choose to flip the script a little. Sixteen days is set out towards creating awareness on sexual and gender based violence. So rather than my typical radio programmes dedicated to battered women, […]

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Aljazeera Article and #savemirable Campaign

  The last two weeks has been a bit of a whirl wind. I was commissioned to write a story on the Miracle Centre which is a rape crisis centre here in Lagos. I also got the opportunity to collaborate with photographer Logor Olumuyiwa Adeyemi. You can check out his other works here. I don’t […]

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Learning To Love Again

  I know I am a glutton for punishment but I tell myself I create the work to engage with the audience and that is why I read the comments sections of articles I write. Well that is my story and I am sticking with it. I recently read a comment that took a dig […]

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Making It Happen

  It is New Year’s Day, my mother and I are taking  turns to pound the yam. It is just both of us in the house. My arms are taking a beating because it had been a while I pounded yam. So between the muscle cramps, I crack a joke about how it is the […]

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Airtel Touching Lives Episode Two

  So i have no qualms admitting that i am an emotional cry baby. Well i tell myself crying is cathartic but i must admit the people i met on this show broke me to pieces. It’s so easy to become desensitised, jaded and ultimately numb living in this society  and every now and again […]