Why Peter Okoye’s Angry Reaction to FG Requirement that Nigerian Artists Produce Music in Nigeria is Misplaced

In case you missed it, Nigeria’s Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed,  paid a visit to the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) on Saturday, July 15th, 2017, and during that time, declared the need for Nigerian music producers (artists included) to produce their music in Nigeria. He believed it hurt jobs and the entertainment industry that …

Diezani Alison-Madueke: U.S. Dept. of Justice files lawsuit to recover over $100 million from Nigerian ex-oil minister and her associates

The United States Government, through its Department of Justice, released the statement below on Friday, July 14, 2017, advising the American public and the world of its civil action filed in federal court seeking compensation from Nigerian ex-oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke and her associates. Read the statement below. -Ms. Uduak Department of Justice Seeks to …

Video: Tonto Dikeh declares war on domestic violence during Olori Wuraola led #1in3Africa campaign

It remains unclear what actually occurred in Tonto Dikeh’s now-dissolved marriage between herself and ex-husband Olakunle Churchill. Dikeh had initially alleged her husband was violent in the relationship but lost almost all credibility when evidence emerged both from the Ghana police, and her husband’s camp, about her alleged numerous acts of violence against him, his …

Chimamanda Adichie clarifies so-called controversial comment on trans women: “we can oppose violence against trans women while also acknowledging differences”

It is a crazy world we live in when women have to defend themselves from men who make a decision to become women, in a society that can afford them the luxury to do so. As a woman, I believe it is an assault on femininity and womanhood when these kinds of attempts to force …

Chimamanda Adichie suffers backlash but she is right, “transwomen are transwomen”

I appreciate award-winning Nigerian author and feminist Chimamanda Adichie’s intellect but don’t always agree with her worldview or perspective on issues. I also sometimes doubt her conviction on the things she says and often feel that she may be unable to withstand the heat and/or rejection of persons who have placed her on a pedestal to …