Author: Fola Folayan

‘I have always loved grilling’ – Frank Legunsen talks about life as a roadside food vendor

Lagos is home to many restaurants and fast food spots scattered across the city and residents and visitors are spoiled for choice either for a quick meal on the go or fine dining. However, there’s also an array of roadside food vendors usually found on busy commercial streets and low[Read More…]

Paybac teases new rap single ‘The Story Of Hushpuppi’

Fast rising indie rap veteran, Paybac Iboro has shared a snippet of his upcoming single and a clip of its accompanying music video to his anticipated new track; The Story Of Hushpuppi. According to Paybac, the song was written after the Instagram celebrity was arrested last year for fraud, money[Read More…]

AGA Series explores ‘The African Cultural Experience’ in new exhibition

For Moyo Ogunseinde, working in architecture and real estate development is a channel through which her love for design is manifested. For her, it’s about finding the sweet spot between design and culture and that intersection is what she has created in the AGA lifestyle design brand. Stepping into AGA[Read More…]

Fredrick Nwabufo: South-east insurgency and the coming refugee crisis

What fuels an insurgency? The combustible mixture of ideology and ignorance. If a clump of uninformed people has an ideology they can die for, they will do the illogical for it. The intercourse of ideology and ignorance does not follow logic. Insurgency ignites and thrives in the residence of seductive[Read More…]

#DavidoAt10: ‘Being true hearted goes a long way – Davido says

Nigerian Superstar David Adeleke, also  known as Davido, says working with a good team and being a good person are the key contributors to his success in the music industry. The Afrobeats star who is currently celebrating 10 years in the music industry said this at an impromptu fan and[Read More…]

I was detained for 47 days by SARS; man narrates as Judicial panel of inquiry begins sitting in Lagos

A judicial panel of inquiry set up by the Lagos state government to look into the cases of police brutality, extortion and other offences by the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) has begun in Lagos with the first sitting held on Tuesday. The panel started by looking into last week’s shocking[Read More…]

Burna Boy releases highly anticipated 5th studio album; ‘Twice As Tall’

Grammy-nominated multi-award-winning Nigerian Afrofusion superstar, Burna Boy releases his long-anticipated fifth studio album, ‘’TWICE AS TALL’’. Executive Produced by Bosede Ogulu, Damini ‘Burna Boy’ Ogulu and Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, the ‘’Twice As Tall’’ album boasts of a plenitude of producers; from Sean Combs a.k.a.Diddy, to Telz, P2J, Timbaland, Leriq, Rexxie,[Read More…]

Not an all boys club anymore; meet Northern Nigeria’s only female Polo Player

The History of Polo sports in Nigeria can be traced as far back as 1914; introduced to the country by European settlers and colonial officers. The sport quickly gained popularity especially among the Northern elite and over the years, has maintained a certain reputation; especially as after independence, colonial officers[Read More…]

Magu-Gate: Meet Pastor Emmanuel Omale; Prophet named in alleged money laundering report

On Saturday, NewswireNGR reported details of how the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, allegedly used a pastor to launder looted funds out of the country. The pastor’s name was uncovered in the course of investigations. According to the  final report of the[Read More…]

Meet the 23 year old gender activist kicking down the patriarchy in Borno

Being a woman in Nigeria is no walk in the park. It comes with blatant discrimination, social, religious and economic inequality, misogyny and gender based violence. Being a woman in Northern Nigeria comes with the aforementioned ‘preinstalled’ challenges and then some more. A diverse region with people from different groups,[Read More…]