On Meeting the Ruler of Dubai: by Sijibomi “Sujimoto” Ogundele

On Meeting the Ruler of Dubai: by Sijibomi “Sujimoto” Ogundele

Have you ever met a king before? I have. And, not just any king; but, His Royal Highness Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. A true blueblood who’s royalty isn’t his only claim to fame. An accomplished poet, an orator and...
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Is Linda Ikeji a journalist? Join the conversation

Is Linda Ikeji a journalist? Join the conversation

I woke up to an enlightening conversation on Facebook about Linda Ikeji, the biggest and one of the most influential Nigerian bloggers yet. Like Seyi Taylor posted, “Where two or three creative intellectuals are gathered, there is a debate about...
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“I have found happiness” – Eldee The Don shares inspiring personal growth story

“I have found happiness” – Eldee The Don shares inspiring personal growth story

Lanre “Eldee The Don” Dabiri needs absolutely no introduction. The ill named genre “Afrobeats” was garnished, cooked and served by The Don and his peers. They showed everyone else that it was possible to have a music career, with hits.....
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Why do men cheat or keep more than one lover?

Why do men cheat or keep more than one lover?

Habit. While females are the better evolved of the two sexes, the male remains largely primordial and any skirt/pant suit is considered fair game. Well, apart from those he has bracketed into the family and close friends group. The African...
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Skales vs Wizkid: Cui bono?

Skales vs Wizkid: Cui bono?

There’s been a lot of dust raised as regards the beef between former Empire Mates signees Skales and Wizkid. The no nonsense Uduak Oduok has called out Wizkid on his many fights, Notjustok has chronicled Wizkid’s twitter beefs since 2013...
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The Naked Convos: Online community set to release a unique short story collection titled These Words Expose Us: An Anthology

The Naked Convos: Online community set to release a unique short story collection titled These Words Expose Us: An Anthology

The award-winning Nigerian online community, The Naked Convos (TNC), has published its first collection of short stories, titled ‘These Words Expose Us: An Anthology’. These Words Expose Us: An Anthology is a collection of stories that focus on the...
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Rita Dominic shines on the cover of TW Magazine

Rita Dominic shines on the cover of TW Magazine

This month’s cover star of TW Magazine is the award winning actress and star of movies like Shattered & The Meeting – Rita Dominic. 
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The romantic pursuit of happiness in Rwanda, 20 years after the genocide

The romantic pursuit of happiness in Rwanda, 20 years after the genocide

To this date, dating websites have become one of the first means for millions of single individuals to hopefully break up once and for all with their good friend ‘Misery’, very well known to love company.  The numerous advantages for...
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Wole Soyinka: 80 Years of Genius & Prophetic Outrage (by Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah)

Wole Soyinka: 80 Years of Genius & Prophetic Outrage (by Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah)

I want to thank the members of the Pyrates Confraternity for their doggedness in pursuing me all these years to speak at one of these events. Having failed to deliver this lecture on two different occasions, I am pleased that...
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#HistoryClass with Cheta Nwanze:  The Dikko-Affair

#HistoryClass with Cheta Nwanze: The Dikko-Affair

Umaru Dikko, died a few days ago. He was the poster child for corruption under the presidency of Shehu Shagari. Dikko ran to London in the days after the Buhari regime removed the Shagari administration from office in 1983. Today’s #HistoryClass,...
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StyleMANIA: The Power Issue, features Ngozi Edozien, Alibaba, Clarence Peters, Victor Ehikhamenor etc

StyleMANIA: The Power Issue, features Ngozi Edozien, Alibaba, Clarence Peters, Victor Ehikhamenor etc

This issue features Ngozi Edozien as our cover girl. Her meteoric rise in all her engagements in business with various high profile companies across the world has earned her a place in the indices of inspiration. She sits on the board of 4...
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Weekly Fiction > Thirsty Thursdays (Part 3)

Weekly Fiction > Thirsty Thursdays (Part 3)

Bimpe waited a little bit uncomfortably as Dapo went to get the car, he had parked a little distance from the auditorium. She didn’t have to wait for long before Dapo pulled up his BMW, and she got inside the...
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Weekly Fiction > Thirsty Thursdays (Part 2)

Weekly Fiction > Thirsty Thursdays (Part 2)

So its Thursday again, and Bro Dapo came for bible study looking stunning, you’d think he was going to a party. He had on a white polo shirt, deep blue jeans, stunner shades, complete with an omega constellation wristwatch. As...
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Weekly Fiction > Thirsty Thursdays (Part 1)

Weekly Fiction > Thirsty Thursdays (Part 1)

“… if you are worshipping with us for the first time, could you signify by raising your hand… Yes we love you with the love of the lord…”. A young man, easily in his mid thirties stood up from the...
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Atoke's Tips: To Getting A Good Woman

I spent the last week ruminating on the veracity of IK Osakioduwa's TipsToGettingAMAn. I've also been trying to find a Nigerian celebrity, who is, prima facie, happily married with 2 kids (poster image of perfection), who would be willing to write Ten Tips To ...
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