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WHAT IS AFRICA? WHO IS AFRICAN?

Morocco's procession into the World Cup Semifinals have raised an aged long question of "are North Africans Africans or Arabs?" To answer this, we must understand what Africa is: the etymology, the anthropology, the sociology,...

R.I.P RAP… AND OTHER GENRES: How true are Wizkid’s claims?

The music industry has been thrown into some commotion these few days after Wizkid described rap music in Africa as a dead and boring genre. To many, he is right. To others, he shouldn’t...

IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE IGBO LANGUAGE: a personal evidence of Igbo extinction

Living in Onitsha, when UNESCO made the prediction that the Igbo Language may go extinct by 2050, I laughed and thought them drunk, "how? Which Igbo person doesn't know how to speak Igbo?" Most...

THE FOUNDING OF ONITSHA CITY

You probably must have heard the stories of Eze Chima's migration from Bini and the crossing of his entourage into present-day Onitsha across the Niger. You've heard of how they met the Igala fishermen...

Drill Music of The Eastern Nigeria

2020. The world was held to ransom by Covid-19 but Awada, a suburb in Onitsha, cared less of the pandemic and it's policies. A walk discovered some unsmiling shirtless boys playing cards on the...

RISE AND FALL OF THE GREAT OYO EMPIRE [HISTORY]

Oyo, a pre-colonial kingdom in present-day Nigeria, was founded in the 1300s. Established by Oranmiyan of the Yoruba people of West Africa, Oyo quickly grew to become one of the most powerful states in...