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.

A Review of Quiet: A Horror To Behold
Film and TV, Performing Arts

A Review of Quiet: A Horror To Behold

Title of Movie: Quiet Year Released: 2015 Director: Adegboyega Nathan Screenplay: Inala Felix Producer: Inala Felix Run Time: 9:35mins Lead Actors: Eyemienbai Epipade, Ukah Chinonso, Chukwunulu Amarachi and Okonkwo Emmanuel...

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September 23, 2015
Open Letter to the Nigerian Man
Lifestyle

Open Letter to the Nigerian Man

As a Nigerian woman, I am constantly being reminded of my place in relation to marriage (even though I am presently single). I am forever being told of the limits...

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September 17, 2015
Jogging on the Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge
Lifestyle

Jogging on the Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge

The Lekki–Ikoyi Bridge is a magnificent structure. Truly one of a kind. At 18 feet, it cuts a striking and memorable figure. And it is a favourite of the communities...

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September 17, 2015
Adorning Your Ears Gracefully
Fashion

Adorning Your Ears Gracefully

It is part of our culture to pierce the ears of a girl whilst they are still young. We are given our first earring before we have a chance to...

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September 11, 2015
The Lagos Underground Scene
Spoken Word

The Lagos Underground Scene

There is a scene in Lagos that only the privileged few are even aware of. A movement that takes place in the evenings, in bars and lounges whilst the masses...

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August 31, 2015
A Review of Sixty Percent of a True Story
Literature

A Review of Sixty Percent of a True Story

Education, mental illness, depression, politics, fraud, bribery, and corruption – these are only some of the themes that run through Osisiye Tafa’s Sixty Percent of a True Story. The pages...

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August 20, 2015
A Review of Foreign Gods Inc.
Literature

A Review of Foreign Gods Inc.

Foreign Gods Inc is a tour de force. Okey Ndibe provided a masterpiece in the work. The novel is a true representation of the tug between religion and culture in...

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August 20, 2015
Words on a Page
Literature

Words on a Page

Do Nigerians read? It is a question that has plagued the Nigerian publishing industry. For our foreign counterparts, it is already a foregone conclusion that if you want to hide...

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August 20, 2015