Papa Johnson, a widowed Nigerian grandfather in his mid eighties currently living in his retirement home in the outskirts of Lagos has ‘unusually’ invited members of his immediate family over to spend a Christmas weekend with him. This is a TNC special Christmas series where seven contributors get to tell one story from seven different perspectives.
Sculpting and chiseling your body is good, it’s appealing to the eyes but if you have nothing to offer in terms of character, integrity, patience, loyalty and all the valuable non-physical stuff, when it comes to relating with other people, then of what use is your sculpted and well dressed body?
Beyond my education, achievements & accolades, I am in Love with Love & I am one who takes pride in her appearance. A day in these Victoria Island streets is enough to teach you that in fact, PACKAGING IS EVERYTHING.
I think it’s incredibly ironic when these cats praise Kendrick Lamar for dropping To Pimp A Butterfly, critically acclaimed as one of the best album of all time, an album that talked about various issues affecting Blacks most notably, the oppression by police officers and a similar problem is happening in your backyard and all you can do is tweet a hashtag.
Is there any passenger that thinks that they should confront officers when they stretch out their hand to collect ‘white’ (as fifty naira is called)? Is it fear that prevents this? Or is it a it’s-none-of-my-business attitude?
The year is 2017. The news is outlandish as ever. And the crew is more than willing to bring it to you. Join Terdoo, Sirkastiq, Saga and Nelly on this week’s episode of Rounds.
She urged Jideke to address her parents by telling them why he didn’t want to continue with the wedding arrangements anymore. Her mom was pacing up and down in the living room; she wasn’t ready for any surprises from her supposed son-in-law.
In the wake of one of the toughest years for Nigeria economically, we at TNC recognise that there is a wave of discouragement and discontent concerning the state of the nation. Our hope is that this series will open up a new perspective on the state of our nation and spark new conversations about creative ways to explore the potential of our country.
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