Back to Basics

One of the many things I enjoy about coming back to Nigeria, is the return to a simpler style of life – and by simpler, I don’t mean easier, I mean rudimentary. I enjoy watching myself slowly (albeit reluctantly), shed my dependence on the Internet; slowly (albeit reluctantly), gravitate away from my laptop; and quickly (even […]

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Comic Bandit

In a serendipitous coincidence of fate (in other words, luckily), soon after writing the article on Jigida Comics, I received two actual Nigerian comics in the mail. They were a belated birthday present from my mother. The 2 comics, Taboo & Uhuru, are both published by Comic Bandit Press: a new independent Nigerian publishing company. I […]

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Jigida Comics

Unlike Kuluya which involved multiple Nigerian digital artists, Jigida Comics is the work of a single person who goes by the pen name of Sugabelly. Sugabelly is a Nigerian blogger and illustrator according to her website, and Jigida Comics is her sole proprietorship comics label. On jigida.com, you will find a number of upcoming titles, and […]

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