A magazine for Africans and friends of Africa...Our Voices, Our Vision, Our Culture


Uninspired lyrics, recycled beats and similarly-themed music videos. These are the hallmarks of present-day Nigerian music.
What Is Killing Nigerian Music?
7 Nigerian Rappers You Should Know
Sanctus Mbrideh spotlights the three contestants set to go head-to-head in the battle for Akwa Ibom's top political position.
Nigeria’s 2015 Elections: A Three-Horse Race in Akwa Ibom?
Get to know one of the Nigerian movie industry's stalwarts.
Meet Bimbo Manuel, A Real Nollywood Hero
Here are five of the most cold-hearted persons to have headed African governments.
Without Honour: The Worst African Dictators In History
From classic tales of humour to serious accounts of human triumph in the face of adversity, here's a selection of the finest fiction and non-fiction written by Africans.
10 Books Written By Africans You Must Read Before You Die
A young lady narrates her horrific experience at the recent NIS recruitment exam that ended in tragedy in multiple Nigerian cities.
Blood, Sweat And Wasted Lives: My Experience At The Nigeria Immigration Service Exam
“...instead of the West filling the coffers of African governments, perhaps it should consider putting such funds into private organisations and African charities.”
When Aid Doesn't Help Africa
We count down the marquee act’s top 5 most remarkable music videos, beginning with the colourful visual for 2006?s 'Why Me'.
The 5 Most Unforgettable D'banj Videos
A group of dwarves are running around the streets of Lagos, Port Harcourt and Asaba, selling films they acted in. That's what we call entrepreneurship.
Meet Nigeria's Enterprising Dwarf Actors


New Music: Bemyoda - Forever
Music Video: Diamond Platnumz - Nana (Feat. Flavour)
Download A Mix Of Wizkid's Best Songs
Ghanaian Singer Chase Premieres The Video For 'Fire'
The Music Video For Masterkraft's 'Indomie' Is A Dance Fest


Native Tourists: An Editorial Lookbook
Lagos In The Red: The Art Of Jelili Atiku
Spicy Chicken
A Quick Guide To Horning In Lagos
What's Wrong With Being Friends With Benefits?