The Society of AfroFuture Visionaries in They Own Category – Ola Osaze, 2019

The Society of AfroFuture Visionaries in They Own Category – Ola Osaze, 2019

Congratulations to this year’s recipient of The Society of AfroFuture Visionaries in They Own Category, Ola Osifo Osaze.   Ola is a trans masculine queer of Edo and Yoruba descent.  Ola is the “National Organizer for the Black LGBTQ+ Migrant Project and has been a community organizer for many years, including working with Transgender Law Center, the Audre […]

In remembrance of Ken Saro Wiwa – Outside of Nigeria’s Consciousness but We Are Not Forgetting!

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015 in History, London, Naija, Words | No Comments
In remembrance of Ken Saro Wiwa – Outside of Nigeria’s Consciousness but We Are Not Forgetting!

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the execution of Ken Saro Wiwa  and eight other activists: Saturday Dobee, Nordu Eawo, Daniel Gbooko, Paul Levera, Felix Nuate, Baribor Bera, Barinem Kiobel, and John Kpuine – The 20th anniversary was to be marked by the presence of the “Living Memorial” bus created by Nigerian artist, Sokari Douglas-Camp […]

Dancing on Water

Posted by on Sep 15, 2015 in History, Naija, Stories | No Comments
Dancing on Water

The masquerade is central to Kalabari culture, dance and music. The masquerade transforms men into spirits being born from the water that surrounds our land – the ocean, rivers, creeks and swamps.  The water spirits are every where and their origins are the stories of dusk like the one below. Krakrama River, Kalabari One of […]

Afrika Shrine Genius Mixla – music is my country

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014 in Naija, Stories | No Comments
Afrika Shrine Genius Mixla – music is my country

  I was having a conversation with my son whose a musician and  lives in London [Lord Tusk aka Crying Hands of the Netherworld] about Nigerians in London many of whom  are somehow incapable of accepting the fact that he is a Nigerian too.  The man is tired of this nonsense please!  He just wants to […]

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