Saturday, February 23, 2019
Nollywood denies us the luxury of a many-textured existence. .. we need more complex and sophisticated imaginings; stories that explore the intricacies of our lived experiences, stories that engage with the full spectrum of Nigerian dreams and desires, sorrows and sadnesses, limitations and languishings.
Who gets to tell our stories? Who actually owns the space within which the narrative happens? Who 'owns' the narrative?
'Britain had an Empire that at its height brutally suppressed one fifth of the worlds population; killed millions of people, from the Mau Mau tortured by colonialists to the 3 million people they starved to death in Bengal in 1943; and justified...
It is time we ended child marriage in Nigeria. One more second is too long.
The politics of tribalism and religion is the price of our servitude. This is NOT democracy.