Bernard Dayo is a pop culture writer for The Naked Convos and a speculative fiction writer. His short stories have been published on Afreada, Brittle Paper, The Kalahari Review and his first novel, The Year of the Space Mission, is forthcoming. When he isn't watching his favourite TV shows, he constructively uses Twitter for anti-oppression work and social justice.
This month, Lagos Fashion and Design Week will make its return, a flagship platform that has incubated, nurtured, and exported Nigerian designers to rest of the world. As before, many designers from Nigeria and the continent will be hosted under its brand and will continue to be that way for a long time.
It’s rather sad that, in this post-millennial age, we still harbour the myth that gay culture on TV corrupts children. It’s been cast as an inducer of moral decay – a nasty, terrible leech that feeds off children’s innocence and leaves them as dark, twisted, sentient beings.
There was something arrogant about Wizkid’s 2011-released debut album Superstar. It was mainly about the…
Secondary school mornings in Lagos, for me, always started with watching cartoons or breakfast shows,…