“The African must be able to tell his/her story, mainly from the African eye using Photography and history not just for those here and around today but with the ultimate aim of reaching out to generations unborn. A people with the knowledge of their own HISTORY are proud people. Africa is contributing its part in the information highway and with the internet at our disposal, there’s never a better time to do so.”
In November 1971, when the death of Wale Glorious was announced, sadness enveloped Akure, a major town in the former … More
The 1950s saw the desecration of the Osun-Osogbo Grove and prohibited actions like fishing, hunting and felling of trees in the grove took place until the abuse was stopped by Osogbo people with the participation of Susanne Wenger.
Orlando Julius is a legendary Nigerian musician, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He has graced the Nigerian music scene for six decades and is still going strong.
Kuramo had a life of its own at night in the last decade of the 20th century, in spite of the frequent ocean surge that ate miles off Bar Beach and eventually obliterated it within a decade.
Molue has all that you want to buy especially in the healthcare department, there’s always a vendor of all kinds of medicine or magical product that can make all ones problems go away forever. Ironically, a Molue is like a moving school, with a lot of colourful paintings and words written on them. Even job notices and success tips are pasted all around the bus inside out.
Highlife music was the foremost sound from West Africa, mainly Ghana and Nigeria, in the 1950s, reaching a remarkable height in the ’60s.
Bolaji Alonge, ake Eyes of a Lagos Boy, presented his second solo photo exhibition “Urban Culture – Historical Continuity” at … More
‘Recurring themes reflect the challenges people face today and Bolaji manages to expose beauty where it is not expected.’
Showtime on 29 July 2018. Venue, Central Park New York, a beautiful, sunny Sunday afternoon. Femi Anikulapo-kuti and The Positive … More
Lagos state, a vast expanse of lagoon, creeks and estuaries with substantial coastal terrain cannot fail to be both a place of interest and enigma. The coastal terrain is Kerala, Amazon and some deep rainforests in South East Asia combined.
Did you know that I’ve always been a weird child ? All those years you never ever noticed where … More