#Nigeria

Language = Culture

UbuntuFM | Language is Culture: interview with Maazi Ogbonnaya #Interviews | #Writers | #Africa| #Nigeria| #Biafra| Igbo| Maazi Ogbonnaya | on the significance of language to a culture Maazi Ogbonnaya is an academic, writer and translator of the Igbo language. His work aims at preserving and reviving the language & culture of one of Africa's largest ethnic groups. UbuntuFM reached out to Mr. Ogbonnaya for this exclusive interview.

Interview with Abubakar Adam Ibrahim | writer/journalist from Nigeria

UbuntuFM | Abubakar Adam Ibrahim - writer/journalist from Nigeria #Interviews | #Writers | #Nigeria| #Biafra| #BokoHaram| #Brexit | Personal Perspectives #2 Personal Perspectives is an interview series, a platform on which we invite people to share their perspective on issues that affect us all.  UbuntuFM recently linked up with Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, writer, journalist and intellectual of note from Nigeria.  

Interview with Ogoo

UbuntuFM | Ogoo | "Onye Isi Oma (The Lucky One)" | "You Are Mine" #Interviews | #RnB | #Nigeria| #Soul| Ogoo | UbuntuFM Africa linked up with R&B singer Ogoo from Nigeria UbuntuFM gets in touch with Ogoo following the release of her latest single, ‘Onye Isi Oma (The Lucky One)’ and ‘You Are Mine’. In this exclusive interview with UbuntuFM’s Ikenna Okeh, Ogoo talks about being a music artist in modern Nigeria, her career, #MeToo and the effect of digi

Interview with Richard Ali

UbuntuFM | Interview with Richard Ali #Interviews | #People | #Nigeria| #ModernHistory| #Europe| #Africa| #NetNeutrality| #Secessionism| #Xenophobia| #BookPublishing| #Biafra| Richard Ali | Personal Perspectives #1: Richard Ali - book publisher and lawyer from Nigeria Personal Perspectives is an interview series, a platform on which we invite people to share their perspective on issues that affect us all.  Recently UbuntuFM was privileged to sit down and speak with Richard Ali, book publisher and lawyer from Nigeria. 

Writing for Nollywood

UbuntuFM | Darlington Chukwunyere, founder of Viddawood #Interviews | #People | #Nollywood| #Viddawood| #Nigeria | Interview with Darlington Chukwunyere, founder of Viddawood UbuntuFM talked to Darlington Chukwunyere - founder of Viddawood - an online marketplace that connects screenwriters with movie producers; on issues relating to Nollywood, reasons for establishing Viddawood, the challenges of writing for the screen.

M.I. Abaga | "Ashes" (Aluu 4)

M.I. Abaga | "Ashes" (Aluu 4) #Reviews | #HipHop | #Nigeria| #Aluu4| M.I. Abaga | Tribute song to a tragedy "4 young men died at the hands of a lynch mob on the 5th of October 2012. Whether or not their deaths will mean anything, or fade out of our minds as just another meaningless tragedy, is up to us and what we do from here on. I hope this song captures that message.

‘Biafra’ All Over Again

UbuntuFM | ‘Biafra’ All Over Again #Feedback | #Society | #Biafra| #Nigeria| #Africa | History is about to repeat itself. Between 1966 and 1970, Biafra was all over the news media for those old enough to remember. What was called a war, was in fact a genocide comparable to the Rwandan genocide of the 90’s or worse. Let's fast forward from 1966 to Sept 12, 2017.

Interview with Ashman, Creation Artist

UbuntuFM | Interview with Ashman #Interviews | #HipHop | #Nigeria| Ashman | UbuntuFM’s Ikenna Okeh interviews West-African Hip-Hop artist UbuntuFM community contributor Ikenna Okeh interviews West-African Hip-Hop artist Ashman

Biafra

UbuntuFM | Biafra 50 years of Oil, Blood & Deprivation #Feedback | #Society | #Biafra| #Nigeria | 50 years of Oil, Blood & Deprivation The story of the Biafra genocide is one of culturally incompatible and ideologically far-flung nations enclosed in a post-colonial contraption that started in late 60’s and continues up to this day.