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Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

British Nigerian Me?

"British Nigerian Me?" is a short documentary I made about people born of Nigerian parents but raised in the United Kingdom without much knowledge of their heritage, culture or understanding of their mother tongues. It looks at one of the issues faced by people of dual heritage who are torn between two different cultures and are confused...

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Found Objects No.14

“Judge Hatchett Discovers She Is Nigerian.” She even does accents. The Hausa gets mangled in the process. So does Benin. * Found Objects is back.

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Clichés and Social Truths

I’d be interested in people’s reading of this short video spotted on Youtube, above, which claims to educate Nigerians about their “perceptions” of each other. Since I am no expert on things Nigerian, I asked Jeremy Weate...

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Uwem Akpan Story in The New Yorker

A Nigerian priest’s car breaks down in a bad neighborhood of Lagos. Read it here. Via: NaijaBlog