Author Archives: Oyinkan Braithwaite



Oyinkan Braithwaite

Oyinkan Braithwaite is a graduate of Creative Writing and Law from Kingston University. Following her degree, she worked as an assistant editor at Kachifo and has been freelancing as a writer and editor since. She has had short stories published in anthologies and has also self published work. In 2014, she was shortlisted as a top ten spoken word artist in the Eko Poetry Slam.

Review: Couple of Days
Film and TV

Review: Couple of Days

I am ashamed to admit that Couple of Days is the first Nigerian movie that I have watched in the cinema and I was actually targeting Zootopia but apparently the...

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April 18, 2016
WHY THE YORUBA KNEEL
Culture & Travel

WHY THE YORUBA KNEEL

It is customary in the Yoruba culture to curtsey or prostrate when greeting one’s elders. This practice is conducted in day to day living as well as celebrations such as...

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April 16, 2016
The Nude Effect
Fashion

The Nude Effect

In a time when it appears that less is more, when it comes to fashion, nude clothing straddles the balance of what is considered decent or indecent. The colours we...

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March 06, 2016
REVIEW OF THE ENCOUNTER
Film and TV

REVIEW OF THE ENCOUNTER

The Encounter is set in 1967. The movie begins with the text – For over a year, the breakaway Republic of Biafra has been at war with the Federal Republic...

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February 23, 2016
About Bemyoda’s Always Video
Music

About Bemyoda’s Always Video

Recently, we had the pleasure of interviewing Bemyoda and he told us about the inspiration for his song Always. “At some point, when I was at university, I had a...

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February 23, 2016
VALENTINE’S DAY: A DAY OF WOE?
Lifestyle

VALENTINE’S DAY: A DAY OF WOE?

Valentine’s Day is a very serious time in Lagos and has been known to make or break relationships. It has become an all-out, no hands-tied competition to see whose bae...

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February 12, 2016