Movies Technologies and Business

Why We Need Movies About Tech In Nigeria – Lessons From Halt And Catch Fire

On the Whatsapp group of a postgraduate class in a first generation Nigerian University, there was a Wednesday morning conversation about the submission date for a policy paper. The admin, the class leader, posts on the group that “Prof Dike’s assignment will be submitted today”. A student, Bunmi, posts a question about the submission date […]


The Public Ministry of Chude Jideonwo

Regardless of your politics in the lead up to the 2015 general elections in Nigeria, you can agree there was near universal urgency to significantly challenge and ultimately not renew the presidency of Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. The son of a fisherman who had no shoes needed to have the shoe dropped on him, but his […]

Life Lessons Music

Fuji Notes: Dissecting Sikiru Ayinde Barrister’s Arts, Seven Years On

By Oladeinde Olawoyin _____________________ On December 16 2017, friends and fans marked the seventh year anniversary of the death of Fuji icon, Sikiru Ayinde Barrister. As expected, there were variegated perceptions about his arts. The consensus, however, was that he was an enigmatic artiste whose works would continue to be subjected to different shades of […]

Life Lessons

Stephen Hawking: Mind the Mind

I set my Whatsapp status, on Wednesday, as a screenshot of a tweet showing the coincidence of the birth and death dates of scientific geniuses Galileo Galilei, Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. A contact’s comment on the photo was “Never knew him” referring to Hawking whose death had been announced early that morning. Given I […]

Culture and Lifestyle People

Extended Comment: What to do With Ebuka’s Agbada of the Century

The internet broke on 19th November 2017 when #BAAD2017 happened. The traditional wedding ceremony between A-list musician/actor Banky W and AMVCA-winning actor Adesuwa Etomi was a genuinely exciting event for everyone who has followed the story of the couple post-Wedding Party. But the shine on that Sunday was almost pinched from them by another favorite […]