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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.

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My Ake Festival experience (1)

Lace dresses are for inaugurations or formal events (says the voice inside my head), but mama’s going to wear it anyway! So, in other to get myself fully prepared for any form of atmosphere, I put on a short sleeve lace dress made by Tash Apparel, simple ballerina flats and a matching headband to vibe with all the positive energy I was already giving off. Nothing prepared me for what was going to come after…

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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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Touring Abuja

…he then did the weirdest thing, He smiled and said “na kwana”, I was filled with excitement, Was grinning when I replied “na kwana”. We continued the conversation in English however till we got into the bus taking us to the runway…