Category Archives: Writings

REVIEW: ‘The Chairman’ – M.I

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– By Ufuoma Surface Dogun I know I will enter some trouble with this criticism of MIs current album ‘THE CHAIRMAN’. Partly because I am close to the subject but mostly because a lot of you still find the term ‘opinion be like nyansh’ difficult to understand. Hence the title. HOPEFULLY AN HONEST CRITIQUE OF MI’s THE […]

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New Book Alert! The Nigerian Filmmaker’s Guide to Success: Beyond Nollywood

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Cover Image: OC Ukeje in Confusion Na Wa Dir. Kenneth Gyang, Nigeria/2013 With 78 exclusive interviews with Nigerian filmmakers and industry professionals, offering advice in the key areas of finance, development, marketing, exhibition and distribution from a Nigerian cultural perspective, The Nigerian Filmmaker’s Guide to Success authored by Nadia Denton, is definitely rich in content. Covering enlightening […]

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Jude Dibia is on the Writer’s Block

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…In My Head! I have been thinking lately. Thinking about when it was I knew I wanted to write. I guess its normal I dwell on this now, especially as I’m constantly asked this during interviews and with chats with the media. 
What I find funny is that I never consciously chose to want to […]

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Will Kiss For Food by Ibrahim Onimisi-Suleiman

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OF MUSINGS, INKED THUMBS & PENCILS…  Ibrahim Onimisi-Suleiman’s column I’ve never had to spend time in a kitchen. Most likely because my mom is an amazing cook. Don’t roll your eyes, yes I know everyone’s mom is a great cook (if yours isn’t, that’s not a problem, some lies are permissible) Okay so we have […]

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Poetry: The Word According to Osita

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Osita was a poet based in Abuja and a friend to Taruwa and a lot of Art societies. He died in October of 2012. We honour him on our platform. see some of his poems from his last work ‘The Word according to Osita’. AGAINST THE NIGHT When the nights become long, as you know […]

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Chimeka Garricks is on the Writer’s Block

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They call me a writer Sometimes, I’m not sure what that means. In Nigeria, being a writer somehow implies that I am urbane, an intellectual, and an aje butter.   In the West, it also almost implies that I am profound, have read ‘The Brothers Karamazov’; think Ayn Rand is God; and use words like ‘quinquagenarian’ […]

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