Livelihood Project – Creatives ‘wade through waters’ for Social Intervention

…the large expanse of water, creeks and swamp were all as beautiful as they were scary …’ Afeso Akanbi Documentary film maker and social activist, Afeso Akanbi was recently seen ‘wading through the waters’ in a quest for social intervention, and of course, in search of a good story. In his words, ‘In a quest to reach out to kids like those at the CRARN … Continue reading Livelihood Project – Creatives ‘wade through waters’ for Social Intervention

TRUE STORY: Lam Chris and a Determination to Win – Afeso Akanbi

The story of 22-year-old Iroegbulam Chidubem, popularly known as Lam Chris by friends, a youngling who hails from the eastern Nigerian State of Imo, is not only inspiring because of his humble beginning and touching story: it is kicky and worth telling because of his sheer determination to win, a decision he took at a fairly young age… And from the questions he has been … Continue reading TRUE STORY: Lam Chris and a Determination to Win – Afeso Akanbi

African Stories: Ososo, an Oasis – A documentary by Doppler Films

In April 2021, we received an invitation to join Alfred Peters, a technocrat and native of Ososo, in an expedition to the land of Ososo, a scenic town of streams and rocks caught in-between the beautiful undulating Somorika hills of Akoko-Edo LGA of Edo State, Nigeria. In this documentary, we relate our experience. – Afeso Akanbi (Writer&Documentary Filmmaker)Doppler Effect FilmsAn Alumnus Of The South Gate … Continue reading African Stories: Ososo, an Oasis – A documentary by Doppler Films

New Book Alert: Introducing A Person of Heft, a novel by Bolaji Olatunde

Title: A Person of Heft Author: Bolaji Olatunde Edited by: LaTunes Publishers Cover Design: Hoopla Hive ISBN: 978-978-990-1456Release Date: June 2021Media Type: Paperback and e-copyAvailable at: Amazon, Konga, Roving Heights About the Book It is 2015. Nigeria has a new president who has promised change and prosperity for Nigerians. Tomi Makinde is a young Nigerian professional woman struggling to get a foothold in corporate Nigeria. As her marketing career grows, she finds … Continue reading New Book Alert: Introducing A Person of Heft, a novel by Bolaji Olatunde

“When was the Last Time you Saw a Leper?” – The Story of Doppler Films

When was the last time you saw a leper, that’s if you have ever seen one, or the last time you, at least, heard the word leprosy? Of course, we all know leprosy exists in Nigeria, and as a matter of fact, 5, 000 new cases of leprosy are reported in the country annually. Yet, the very large community of lepers living in shanty isolated … Continue reading “When was the Last Time you Saw a Leper?” – The Story of Doppler Films

Fiction Fiesta: This Way, to Dreamland (1) by Chuks Obinna

I saw the fear in her eyes when she ran up to me and held my arms tight. I had no idea who she was, I’d just come to fetch water by the public tap – and I hated this because the tap was in the middle of a large compound and people always sat around that area, as if their business in life was … Continue reading Fiction Fiesta: This Way, to Dreamland (1) by Chuks Obinna