In the Gallery

Okoye Beats the Frying Pan into Glittering Jewelry

Chidi Okoye returned to Nigeria in 2015, and instantly saw that things had really fallen apart in the country. The Institute of Management Technology (IMT), his...

Excerpts

‘Things My Mother Taught Me’, by Barak Obama

JAKARTA, INDONESIA, circa 1971- “If you want to grow into a human being”, my Mum would say to me, “you’re going to need some values” Honesty-Lolo should not hav...

Box Office

Netflix of Nigeria: Putting it to a Global Audience

iROKO pays about $10,000 to $25,000 to purchase digital rights and stream movies online. This might not be a lot when we compare to Netflix, where the budget of...

Night Life

The Stage

Pages

Nduka Obaigbena and the miracle called ThisDay -Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

I have seen many miracles happen before my very eyes. Back in 1986, the guru who brought me into journalism, Sonala Olumhense, resigned from his job as the Edit...

Book Biz

The Plot to “Bring Back Buchi” Emecheta

By Toyin Akinosho Sylvester Onwordi was in Nigeria early in June 2018. It was his second trip to the country in the year. “I have come back four times since my...

Printers' Alley

  By OLAKUNLE OLAFIOYE SOMOLU in Somolu Local Government Area of Lagos State is unarguably the hub of commercial printing in Nigeria with thousands of comm...

Live Band

A Random Night at the New Afrika Shrine – Dami Ajayi

The New Afrika Shrine is the best place to be any given Sunday evening Femi Kuti and his Positive Force Band are in town...