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10 Jan

  Oris Aigbokhaevbolo attended the University of Benin from where he wrote a book review for The Sunday Sun's print-only literary supplement. Subsequently, his reviews and essays have appeared in The Guardian (Nigeria), This Day and The Nation newspapers. When Mr Aigbokhaevbolo isn't on the road he lives in Abuja, covers the Culture scene and tweets one-liners @catchoris 

Oris writes every Wednesday for Metro Views. Here are the links to his past articles:  


Famzing Cobhams

A Brief History of Failed Namings

Conversations at a Wedding

Notes on the Etisalat Prize For Literature Ceremony

What Does Chiwetel Ejiofor’s Bafta Win Mean For Enugu?

Dreaming of Buhari 

On the Grammys, Hip-Hop, and Femi Kuti 

Still on the Anti-Gay Law 

A Day at the Dentist's 

A Day at the Dentist's 

Laughter and Other Crimes 

Keeping Up Appearances

Celebrity Sightings in Abujay 

Why Do We Have the Worst of Everything? 

The Bank Job 

Mandela and the Uses of Anger 

Man Walks into Indian Restaurant 

Whose Radio Is It Anyway? 

Let Us Now Raise Libraries 

One Hundred Minutes of Hell 

A Few Strokes of Caine 

The Case for Elopement 

On Buses, Ballads, and Bias 

The Assault on Sleep