“Many cows will be paid for you,” a young woman is told, believing she is the pride of her family and society and that the family she marries into will value her as their own and the union will knit their communities together. This is supposed to be an entrenched...
An art exhibition recently stripped cultural and religious norms about the place of a body. Turns out, it's not always under the cover of clothes The body. It is the first thing we encounter, even before the human being. The base before everything else is formed. For centuries, the body...
By Titilola Adeoti Dressing for African politicians has always been more of a political than fashion statement. No African politician embodied this statement than the former late Libyan leader, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, but, before Gaddafi was Haile Selassie. As Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974, Selassie was said to be...
There is a trend in Nigerian entertainers shifting their passion from entertainment to politics. During the just concluded 2015 elections, some of them declared their intentions with campaigns ad plans of what they hope to achieve after they win. A list of them include Kate Henshaw, Desmond Eliot, Julius Agwu,...
In the realm of Nigerian politicking, all the world's a stage. It has repeatedly been referred to as the theatre of the absurd by the media and indeed it is and more, of Titanic proportions; of Godfathers; of (political) stars warring. Anything and everything goes. It seems fitting then that...