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Gabriella Opara

The 7th edition of Ake Arts and Book Festival is set to commence on the 24th of October. The week long festival will focus on the theme Black Bodies, Grey Matter and will take place at Alliance Francaise, Mike Adenuga Centre in Ikoyi, Lagos. Writers, bibliophiles and publishers across Africa and Africa diaspora will be […]

Traffic offenders are a menace on Lagos roads, oftentimes ignoring traffic rules at the detriment of other road users. Mostly, the offenders are okada riders and commercial bus drivers; sometimes even individuals, who should obviously know better, opt for the dare devil disregard of these laws as well. However, as we all know, everyday for […]

So you’ve been looking for a job for monthssss and one finally lands on your lap when you thought all was lost. Now you’re revamping your old outfits for your new role – you have to dress to look the part – and looking forward to working with your new colleagues and boss. Well, while […]

In case you went under the rock this weekend then you MISSED. There was a lot of excitement for our Nigerian superstar musicians and the spotlight was on them, big time. From the much anticipated Headies award, to the birth of Davido’s son, Naira Marley’s legwork and his subtle shade at the organizers of the […]

That moment when your data subscription expires can suck so hard. If you are Nigerian you know this can happen five times in a month even if your monthly data is supposed to last for a MONTH. So what do you do with yourself within that moment before your next subscription? Can’t think of anything? […]

I am something, I leave my house at 5am to get to work at 9am but don’t get there till 11am, who am I? A Lagosian, that’s who! Are you really a Lagosian? Take this quiz to find out.

Throughout the year there have been different policies established in Nigeria that have made it’s citizens raise their eyebrows. From the RUGA saga, to the CBN forex ban for milk importation, the border closures, the CBN cashless policy and increased VAT. All these got different reactions from citizens but the border closures seemed to be […]

Nigeria we hail thee! For finally having female jet-fighter and helicopter pilots, in the Nigeria Air Force (NAF), which has been in existence for 55 years. What a win for feminism! Flying Officer Kafayat Sanni and first female helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile were inducted alongside 13 other fighter pilots at the NAF Headquarters, Abuja on […]

If you were looking forward to the nationwide strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) as a great excuse to lazy around for an indefinite time then you are going to be so disappointed. The Nigeria Labour Congress has decided to call off their intended nationwide strike while they engage in talks with the Federal […]

Countdown to the night of experiencing the thrill that comes with listening to great music; Glenfiddich , premium single malt whisky, will be hosting a music show, Mavericks Experimental Night, this Friday at the Federal Palace Hotel, V.I. Here are five things to look forward to at the event: Awesome music: Legendary artiste, Femi Kuti […]

Leather, as I have always known it to be, is a flexible material gotten from tanning animal skin. It is used to make most fashion items (shoes, clothes, bags, wristwatches), furniture, book covers and more. Cattle hide and reptile skin are the most popular skins used for leather but now there is a new kid […]

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