Author: Olajide Salawu

Ebuka’s Agbada as a Pointer to Fashion Renaissance

Nigerians are used to and love to ogle pictures of party-going young men who look extra handsome in agbada, a traditional Yoruba ceremonial clothing. The billowing silhouette of the bulky wear makes it impractical to

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Abami Eda in Memoriam

Is it the sax? Or the guttural voice holding down through the spine? Is it the heavily laden lyrics building up a tempo possessing every part of you? Is it the colourful artistry of stage?

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Plague of Piracy in Lagos

From Seyi Shay, Wizkid, MI, 2Face to Davido, it is the same fate in Nigerian music industry: the plague of piracy. Very obvious, there is little or no respect for intellectual property in Nigeria; a

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April Fool’s Day

A day will come When the world will celebrate your moments of folly The time you spend looking for your face in the moon And running away from your shadow As sunray breaks on your

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