Yusuff Aina Art for THEVICTORIAO

Blog Feature – The HeART of Ainaism with Yusuff Aina.

I met Aina Eniyan via Instagram. Like many of his clients.

Our conversation was brief and we set up a time that would be convenient for us both to meet. To be honest I was not exactly nervous, because like many other artists I have met, they always seem cool and humble.

So I went to his studio.

The studio was a mash up of creative energy and genius. Spending hours there daily would make you work something beautiful up, no matter how crude you are. He told me many secrets to his consistent growth and success.

Kindly read on.

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Poet Laureate 2019 Winner – Abel Okwor.

Our Poet Laureate 2019 winner is Abel Okwor and his beautiful, prolific use of words and your votes earned him this title.

We had the usual interview session with him, with hopes that you would know him better. Meet Abel Okwor.

Blog feature with Kuyick

Kuyick – A movie like start to the decade

Now, as the story has been popularized already at the time of writing this, I would spare you the moment by moment details of the situation but give a brief. The U.S.A on the order of its supreme leader launched a missile attack on the Chief Commander of the Iranian Military in Iran based on intelligence, and yea this launched General Soleimani’s soul to the afterlife. Now let us pause for a sec, on first knowledge of this I thought; “Is this legal”, “Should a country be permitted to do this to another country”, “Are there no international laws that regulate these sort of acts”, “murderers” etc.

On winning Poet Laureate Adesola Oladoja

On Winning Poet Laureate – Adesola Oladoja

So, I took a step towards entering the competition. The theme of the competition appeared quite cultural and I was one with a flair for my culture. I love the Yoruba culture. I feel a certain kind of joy to represent with the Yoruba people. Trust me, they amuse you more than they abuse you.

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Blog Feature – NOT QUITE HUMAN?- Tobi Akinrinsola

There are always women around us who inspire us in many ways. For me, that woman is Dorothy L. Sayers. Born in Oxford, UK, Sayers was a renowned English crime writer and poet who lived between 1893 and 1957

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Unveiling the matriarch- KWEYVE’S Art

There is a kind of “power” and “mystery” about the black person. through history, thinking about our brilliance, the things we have been through, boundaries we have broken and just like the way that we look, the way that we are, feel like there is so much strength in us, as much as i try to Portray “obviously” the African men, the magic- Hafsat Sani Sami. Continue reading

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The Poet Laureate Prize 18′

Poetry has obviously become a creative and acceptable way of expressing emotions, ideas, concepts and opinions. However, after featuring some poets on this blog, there is going to be a season for selection of the most outspoken poet.

This selection shall be done by the tribesmen with a poll on twitter where, decisions and preferences would be made. Poems do not necessarily have to be posted on the blog but could be tagged to the Instagram account for a specific period of time.