June 17, 2018 Zeta

In an extravagant landscape filled with pop divas and entertainment kings and queens, Kafayat Oluwatoyin Shafau-Ameh, popularly known as Kaffy, stands out. Dance is so encoded into her DNA that her name is one of the first that comes to mind when dance in Nigeria is mentioned. But growing up…

June 10, 2018 Zeta

Oluwaforijimi Adewale Amu did not set out to be a renowned disc jockey. The thought of spinning turntables did not immediately appeal to him. But that career happenstance is not only putting bread on his table. It has made the man known as DJ Jimmy Jatt a bonafide hip-hop head…

May 27, 2018 Zeta 1Comment

Despite having access to a large network of the internet to personal contacts, the search for child stars in Nigeria proved to be an almost impossible task. Luckily, we stumbled on a few children on social media. Although we thought we had a break, getting across to the children proved…

May 6, 2018 Zeta

An intimidating resume, a litany of national and international recognition, a creative oeuvre bursting at the seams and, when you throw in a humble disposition in spite of age and achievements into the mix, what you get is Tunde Kelani, or TK, a cinematographer whose work has become a benchmark…

April 26, 2018 Zeta 5Comment

“When they get tired of looking, everybody will keep doing their own thing and I’m going to be like this forever….” It is beyond encouraging to see a young woman go through such a life-changing experience and come out of it strong and optimistic the way Chioma did. Her lifestyle…

April 22, 2018 Zeta

Often times in life, we have experiences that change our perspective totally. This fundamental truth rang true during this interview with Chude Jideonwo as he spoke about his work in the humanitarian sector. Dressed in simple blue native attire and a smile on his face, he didn’t look like someone…

April 16, 2018 Zeta 7Comment

“There is no childhood memory that made me feel unique until I got to the boarding house in secondary school, where I found out that I was exempted from duties. When I asked them, they told me that I was different….” – Tunji Ameen Growing up as an albino, Tunji…

April 15, 2018 Zeta

Stepping into the room at Lagos Continental Hotel for his photo shoot, John Boyega had a poise and elegance that was almost palpable. On closer observation, a hidden layer to his persona that I didn’t notice at first glance started to become more evident. This layer was humility. With all…

April 1, 2018 Zeta

Meeting Chinedu Okeke and Oriteme Banigo—popularly known as Chin and Teme—at the Eclipse Live office was a very interesting experience. Watching the pioneers of Gidi Fest converse and relate, it dawns on you how two people with contrasting personalities can come together to achieve similar goals in a seamless fashion….

March 18, 2018 Zeta

For someone who is quite hesitant to do interviews, Omoyemi Akerele exudes an aura that puts those around her at ease. Akerele, a woman widely regarded as a driving force behind the burgeoning Nigerian fashion industry, is the founder and artistic director of Style House Files (SHF), a creative development…