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Eniola Emmanuel

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Songs to Listen to When You are Tired of Living Evasively

Inspired by Davido's hit song, 'Unavailable,' this playlist captures the essence of being open to new experiences and connections, allowing…

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In Sophomore Album, Asake Pays Homage to Jean-Michel Basquiat with Art by Ayanfe Olarinde

Asake, the Nigerian singer-songwriter who rose to fame with his debut album Mr Money With the Vibe, has paid homage…

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How Abena Appiah switched from biomedical science to photography

It's not always easy to choose the appropriate path in life. Abena Appiah, a London native, has always been fascinated…

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Genius Grant winning artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby expresses cultural collision in her works

The paintings of Njideka Akunyili Crosby, a Los Angeles-based artist, are simple at first glance, featuring home and commonplace situations…

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Yen Yen Yen: you’ll enjoy this old Guiness advert made by film-maker Kibwe Tavares

With the support of Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO and Nexus Productions, film director Kibwe Tavares developed an advert for Guinness to coincide with…

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Throwback to when Andrew Esiebo documented West African barbershops in photos

Barber culture is something of a phenomena in West Africa. Andrew Esiebo, whose images focus on social and cultural transformations…

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Ikeorah Chisom Chi-Fada uses his paintings to honor and “revere” his fellow Nigerians

Ikeorah Chisom Chi-Fada sets his characters in "an atmosphere that respects them" and "a space that reveres them in and…

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Oil-Rich Niger Delta: Veteran Photojournalist George Osodi’s timeless shots

George Osodi, a veteran photojournalist from Nigeria, is a master of his craft. The Lagos-based artist has spent a significant…

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This 62-year-old left a successful architecture career to become an award-winning artist

Abe Odedina, a professional architect, abandoned his career in architecture to pursue a second, less restrictive artistic path as a…

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Stephen Tayo dumped a philosophy degree to express himself through photography

Stephen Tayo is a true flaneur who roams the streets of Lagos, observing and examining everyone he encounters. The young…

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Azuka Muoh’s Dr. Akpofure explores societal silencing of the abused

Azuka Muoh writes: "One Friday morning in March 2021, I was thinking of belief. Does it come in pairs, like…

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The Year of Free Birds – A collection of stories featuring visually impaired protagonists

Begin and round up your holidays with a spectacular yet sombre collection of four stories revolving around visually impaired characters.…

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