Don’t be deceived by the recent support for Bobrisky, TERFs are still a big problem

Everyone expected it, but we were all still genuinely surprised when it happened. For nearly a year, Idris ‘Bobrisky’ Okuneye, Nigeria’s most prominent transwoman, had teased preparations for her 28th birthday party. Born into a comfortable middle class, and having…

Sanctions not retaliations are how we need to respond to SA’s xenophobia

For nearly a week before the 1st of September, news filtered in from South Africa that the country’s black male citizens were planning attacks on African immigrants. Their reasons were plenty and fueled by xenophobia; they believed (as purportedly suggested…

Funmi Iyanda is bringing queer Nigerian storytelling to the 2019 BFI London Film Festival

This year’s BFI London Film Festival starts in October, and already the line up will parade movies from Martin Scorsese (The Irish Man), Taika Waititi (Jojo Rabbit), Robbert Eggers (The Lighthouse), and promises a spectrum of cinematic offerings that will…

These are the guests we’re excited for at the Ake Festival 2019

        The countdown for the 2019 Ake Book and Arts Festival has begun in earnest and this year, the theme this year, ‘Black Bodies, Grey Matter‘ centers the African narrative, asking us interrogate who decides what the…

Empowering Women through Fashion: Sunlight partners with Lagos Fashion Week 2019

Being a brand today must be more than just what one sells. In a world where hunger, poverty and socio-political problems still exist, a brand becomes a voice that stands for something. A brand that has not only revolutionized the…

Witch hunt or justice? Okoi Obono-Obla is suspended as chief fraud investigator

Sometimes it feels like living in Nigeria is being trapped in an eternal shop of horrors, where nothing is ever as it seems and the most surprising thing is that nothing is surprising. Otherwise, how do you explain Okoi Obono-Obla,…

Its officially Woofer Wonder seaon! Check out his spanking new photos ahead of ‘Woofer Virus’ EP release

When he dropped the hit single “Padi Padi”, fast-rising act Woofer Wonder instantly got a growing fan base and since then he’s been climbing up the Afrobeats’ scene ladder In new photos shot by Peculiar Haston Photography, Woofer Wonder shows…

Is it time we finally accepted we may never get a third season of Gidi Up?

I still remember exactly where I was when I saw the first episode of Ndani TV’s Gidi Up! It was the 20th of February 2013 and I had just moved to Lagos for the first time. I remember the first episode and…

Nigeria’s fuel subsidies are still costing us more than we think

When was the last time you thought about fuel? Have you thought about how much it costs for a litre, and why even though we have the a robust subsidy, petrol prices aren’t uniform across the country?   Well, let’s…

Co-founders of RED lead Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Dayo Adeneye, Bolanle Olukanni, others to celebrate Adesuwa Onyenokwe in exclusive brunch

Co-founders of RED | For Africa, Adebola Williams and Chude Jideonwo led several personalities, joined by her friends and associates, to celebrate Nigeria’s veteran broadcast journalist, publisher and media entrepreneur, Adesuwa Onyenokwe at an exclusive brunch last weekend as she…

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