Nigeria’s fading femcee’s
Eva Alordiah, arguably one of Nigeria's finest lyricists, tweeted what seemed to be a normal rap artist’s penchant for the grandiose, only this time, there was a tacit undercurrent of the gender disparity that has become one of the limiting factors for female emcees in Nigeria.
Port Harcourt’s deadly soot
Soot is a mass of impure carbon particles resulting from the incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons. It is more properly restricted to the product of the gas-phase combustion process but is commonly extended to include the residual pyrolysed fuel particles such as coal, cenospheres, charred wood, and petroleum coke that may become airborne during pyrolysis.
The Reawakening: Theatre in Nigeria
The advent of the military regimes saw a clampdown on theatre practitioners and writers who were at the forefront in the struggle for democratic governance. Thus, when the nation returned to democracy in 1999, it ushered in many dividends including untrammelled theatre practices.