In the movies, after friends fight One of them, feeling guilt will say the name of the other As that other angrily walks away, “Derin, I’m sorry…Derin…” And I do not know if the name calling is a plea Or an outrage or the first formation of nostalgia But I like the way they say … Continue reading Name Calling
Women. They are a very important necessity to life in today’s society; either be it for good or bad. You can never underestimate their value and importance. They are the reason why a man can pro-create his likeness, they are the attraction that’s designed to soften the hard core of a man’s heart. They wield … Continue reading Nollywood and the Sexploitation of Women
“Let’s go to the cinema,” I told my boyfriend. I was bored and wanted to watch someone’s work. Of course, it also helped that going to the cinema in Uyo here was quite cheap compared to that of Lagos. That meant we could watch movies as much as we wanted and even if we watched … Continue reading Nollywood? Not Again!
She was hailed by Oprah Winfrey as the Julia Roberts of Africa and featured in an Oprah episode Meet the Most Famous People in the World. Just recently she was chosen as Connector of The Day on CNN’s Connect The World program. She is an actress. She is Nigerian. She is Genevieve Nnaji. If you … Continue reading Genevieve Nnaji
Set in the jungle that is the city of Lagos, Nigeria Akin, a petroleum engineering graduate has been looking for employment for years. One night a chance encounter in a parking lot with Honourable Jembe a friend of his late father brings about a new opportunity. Honourable Jembe recommends him for a job. He gives him his business card and writes a note on the back for the MD of the company. Luck is not on his side because he loses his wallet containing the card before he has the chance to interview at the company.