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QUIZ: How Much Do You Really Love Your Nigerian Family?

We all know how it is being that family member who lives abroad. Take our quiz to find out what person you are when it comes to sending money back home.

(And how much are you willing to give to prove it?)


We all know how it is being that family member who lives abroad. Any time your Auntie Funke or Uncle Obi Whatsapp's you to tell you “long time,” somehow you end up trekking to the bank to wire funds back home. School fees, medical bills, buying a container, shipping cars — there’s always something that comes up. And it’s not like you don’t want to give, right? You do what can, of course. Well, let’s see about that. How much do you really love your extended family? Do you really go the extra mile? Take the quiz below, featuring radio host Humble Princeto find out.

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Interview: Wavy The Creator Is Ready to See You Now

The multidisciplinary Nigerian-American artist on tapping into all her creative outlets, creating interesting things, releasing a new single and life during quarantine.

A trip canceled, plans interrupted, projects stalled. It is six months now since Wavy the Creator has had to make a stop at an undisclosed location to go into quarantine and get away from the eye of the pandemic.

The professional recording artist, photographer, writer, fashion artist, designer, and evolving creative has been spending all of this time in a house occupied by other creatives. This situation is ideal. At least for an artist like Wavy who is always in a rapid motion of creating and bringing interesting things to life. The energy around the house is robust enough to tap from and infuse into any of her numerous creative outlets. Sometimes, they also inspire trips into new creative territories. Most recently, for Wavy, are self-taught lessons on a bass guitar.

Wavy's days in this house are not without a pattern, of course. But some of the rituals and personal rules she drew up for herself, like many of us did for internal direction, at the beginning of the pandemic have been rewritten, adjusted, and sometimes ditched altogether. Some days start early and end late. Some find her at her sewing machine fixing up thrift clothes to fit her taste, a skill she picked up to earn extra cash while in college, others find her hard at work in the studio, writing or recording music.

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