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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 […]

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Pep Talk Episode One

  So i finally decided to start a video blog on my youtube channel after much pressing and prodding from friends and supporters of my work. I will admit, i was a bit apprehensive because i didn’t want to feel like i was recording a vlog just for the sake of it. So it has […]

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Nkiru’s Gift

  Just a year ago my dear friend Nkiru had her first child Didi who also happens to be visually impaired. Beyond Didi being the most gorgeous child ever, i have watched my friend grow into a phenomenal human being. Today is Nkiru’s birthday so i decided to post a recording of the interview we […]

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Airtel Touching Lives Episode One

  Toward the end of last year, i scored a gig as the host of a new television show called Touching Lives. The programme seeks to identify underprivileged persons with specific challenges and struggles with the ultimate objective of providing the needed help to empower and enrich the lives of these individuals. Touching Lives is a CSR […]

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My Short Film Shrink

  Again i am equally as nervous as i am excited. I have finally tried my hands at a little experimental film. It is my first so please don’t judge too harshly. It all started from a short story i wrote a few years ago called Shrink. A story about a very self aware young […]

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Sensitive Skin;A documentary about psoriasis

In a world where beauty and perfection is everything, imagine waking up in the morning with your body covered in spots and flakes. You think perhaps it is an allergy or maybe a really bad rash. You later discover it has a name but has no cure. Sensitive Skin is the portrait of Glory’s ten year […]

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Poetry Please;Titilope Sonuga’s Hide and Seek

  When it comes to poetry envy, after Warsanshire, it has to be Titilope Sonuga. Her words are so vivid you feel like you can taste them. Titi’s latest offering are a compendium on her thoughts on the terrorist bombings that have been going on in  Nigeria and of course the case of the two […]

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Words and Inspirations;Not for sale

  So i finally recorded a few more videos for the ‘Words and Inspirations’ series. It is five videos in total so please subscribe to my channel and feel free to share. It is www.youtube.com/misswanawana Not for sale is an ode to love. I wanted to do something that wasn’t typically dark and torturous. I […]

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Words and Inspirations

  So we celebrated International women’s day over the weekend, sure you can only imagine all the activities that happened. A couple of weeks ago though, i decided to record a few of my poems in the form of a series of web videos titled Words and Inspirations. I just wanted to give some context […]

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Not for sale

So here is one of the poems off my spoken word audio project ‘Dirty Laundry‘. The poem is called Not for sale.  I tell everyone that i am super ’emosh’  so the poem happens to be an ode to someone i fell in love with and with whom i shared remarkable experiences. By the way […]