Arts & Culture

The Contribution of Nigerian Mothers to the Affluence of the Diaspora

  One thing that anyone who has had the experience of spending time with a Nigerian woman can agree on is that they are a...

Decolonising Your Child’s Curriculum

Research has shown that British students of African descent often self-eliminate from education because they feel disconnected to certain parts of the national curriculum. It...

The Rise of Afrobeats

Afrobeats has only become ubiquitous worldwide in the last 5-10 years but many are not aware that it was actually pioneered by the late,...

Art X Lagos: West Africa’s First International Contemporary Art Fair

2016 saw Art X Lagos, West Africa’s first contemporary art fair, burst onto the scene in Victoria Island. Two editions in, and it is...

Painting the Powerful: Nigerian-American, Kehinde Wiley’s Portrait of Obama Breaks the Internet

A turnaround on the events and inspiration of Barack and Michelle Obama's painting at the Smithsonian gallery