#TBT: My favorite childhood memories

So, in the spirit of #ThrowbackThursdays, I decided to go back in time to some of my best memories growing up. I grew up in J-town. That’s a fancy, ‘hip’ name for Jos. I don’t understand why there’s a hip name for every city; Lasgidi for Lagos, Croc City for Kaduna, A-BeeJay for Abuja, Eye-Bee for […]

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My children belong to me.

So I have been watching Grey’s Anatomy like a stupid alcohol addict. I know, I need AA meetings already. And maybe a handler. I’ll get to all that in due time, thanks for the love and concern. It all began when I attended the TV Writing Masterclass at the Lagos Film Academy a few weeks ago. So […]

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I don’t know my way

Let me make a quick confession. I don’t know my way. I mean, I know the way; Jesus is the way. Around life, I can’t say I know so much. Exactly a week ago, I got a pair of scissors and chopped off my hair of eleven years. Earlier today, I went to the barber’s […]

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Music that makes you cry

So it’s nearly 2am and I am working on my laptop, and all of a sudden, my eyes fill with water. I probably sound confused right now, but wait until you have three Westlife albums blasting through your earphones, and see if you wouldn’t have the waterworks. Music like this makes you begin to think […]

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Book Review: Eghosa Imasuen’s ‘Fine Boys’

Writer: Eghosa Imasuen Year of Publication: 2011 Publisher: Kachifo Limited Number of pages: 350 Genre: Fiction I have learned, from experience, that people are drawn to a work of art by either how much they are entertained by it or by how much they relate to it. Eghosa Imasuen’s Fine Boys makes an attempt at […]

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Movie Review: Deuces (2017)

Synopsis: An undercover cop finds himself drawn in by a unique, charismatic gang leader. Director: Jamal Hill Executive producer: Queen Latifah Producers: Justin Moritt, Yaneley Arty, Otis Best, Ron Robinson Screenplay: Jamal Hill, Curtis Bryant Cast: Larenz Tate, Rotimi, Meagan Good, La La Anthony, Lance Gross, Rick Gonzalez, Andra Fuller, Siya, Chance Kelly Genre: Crime […]

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Book Review: Chinelo Okparanta’s ‘Under The Udala Trees’

Writer: Chinelo Okparanta Year of Publication: 2015 Genre: Fiction The first part of Chinelo’s novel reminds you immediately of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s account of the civil war in ‘Half Of a Yellow Sun’. It is set in Ojoto in South Eastern Nigeria, and words like the bunker, Ojukjwu and the radio are constant features, as […]

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