In this report for Arise News, I take a closer look at the housing crisis in Lagos State. Informal settlements are widespread, forced evictions are continuous and discrimination is also … Continue reading A Closer Look at the Lagos Housing Crisis
Journalist and media personality, changing the narrative one conversation at a time.
Bankole is a cross-disciplinarian artist based in Lagos, Nigeria. He shared his story with us for Arise News.
In March, I spent some time in Ikorodu (Lagos State, Nigeria) with a woman named Tanwa. She’s 30 years old, has two kids and rides a bike for a living. … Continue reading The ‘Obinrin Olokada’ Story
Pangolins are scaled mammals found in forests in Africa and Asia, that have become increasingly well known in recent years. Primarily because they’ve become the most trafficked mammals in the … Continue reading Saving Pangolins from the Illegal Wildlife Trade
It’s been two months and I can’t get it off my mind. Pictures and videos of a sitting state governor and his wife “reconciling” a case of domestic abuse to … Continue reading Financial Freedom for the Safety of Women
Hey everyone! It’s the final month of what’s possibly been the toughest year most of us have had to live through. Sometimes it feels like i’m in a daze, we’re … Continue reading The Broken Record Podcast is Back!
The normalisation of violence across Nigeria is something we can’t ignore. Sexual, domestic and physical violence remain extremely prevalent and we are doing far from enough to address this. In … Continue reading What you need to know about the VAPP
Wow! I feel like I haven’t blogged in years. Hey everyone! How’ve you been? I know it hasn’t been an easy year for any of us and most of us … Continue reading The little things under lockdown
Hey everyone! I just had an epiphany, if I can call it that, but I realized that I spend all (literally all) of my money on eating, yet I haven’t … Continue reading Eating your way around Lagos in one post!
Hey Everyone! Happy Happy New Year! I honestly hope that 2019 is a successful year for us all, filled with POSITIVITY. 2018 was genuinely the worst year of my life, … Continue reading Five feminists to follow through 2019
So, for the past two months I’ve received several questions with regards to my weight loss journey. I’ve decided to write a blog post on it and share my truth … Continue reading I lost 25kg in 2 years, here’s my story
If there are three words we’ve heard consistently leading up to the 2019 elections, it is definitely Permanent Voters Card. The importance of getting your PVC can never be over-emphasized, … Continue reading Get up and get voting!