Culturally, Nigerian men are overbearing, controlling, and paternalistic.  They relate to their fathers and mothers differently. They believe it is “a man’s world” and so they have the tendency to relegate women to subservient roles. I am stunned by the transformation Nigerian men, married to non-Nigerian women, have gone through in the United States…

What is this Nnaji mystique that has her audience colliding heads so joyfully, crawling, craving some time in her sun? Star quality is what it is. The amount of talent dripping from her little finger is more than many of our other female leading ladies have combined…

The African male is perplexing. He can be enigmatic. He can be everything and sometimes, nothing. He can be sweet and loving and caring and benevolent and at the same time oppressive. His life is full of contradictions. In so many ways, he is a wounded animal as a result of his historical past…

One can understand some black women wearing wigs for the same reasons that some white women do; because they are losing or have lost their hair. One can even make allowances for wigs being worn for the occasional change of look. But how to explain young women with full heads of hair who will never be seen dead with their natural hair?

Long before Jaiye Aboderin, her late husband, passed on suddenly in 2004, Nigerian movie star actress and singer, Stella Damasus-Aboderin had been the subject of gossips, some of which were very damaging. But through all of this, Stella maintained a silence almost as thick as a wall. Not anymore…

Long before Jaiye Aboderin, her late husband, passed on suddenly in 2004, Nigerian movie star actress and singer, Stella Damasus-Aboderin had been the subject of gossips, some of which were very damaging. But through all of this, Stella maintained a silence almost as thick as a wall. Not anymore…