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Town Talks Podcast
98 minutes | Apr 25, 2020
EP 10 In The Face of The Lockdown
The coronavirus lockdown is showing the real character of many people and bringing about a lot of revelations in different homes and societies. Talk-Talk analyses police brutality in the midst of the lockdown; a father discovering the poor scores of his son despite the $21k school fees he's paid; how bad Nasty Blaq's support of rape culture is and other issues. Highlights on Yemi Alade, Niniola, Banky W's Lekki Food Bank, 9ice, Dbanj, China's xenophobia and more. Got any issues with domestic or sexual abuse? Reach out to @standtoendrape, Mirabel Centre, NAPTIP. Links:Black people being maltreated in ChinaRobert F Kennedy Jr advocates against use of Bill Gates' supported vaccinesEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org| Instagram: @towntalkspodcast | Twitter: @towntalkspod
51 minutes | Apr 24, 2020
EP 9 Warn Yourself!
Lesson 1: Don't work for exposure. It won't put food on your table!Lesson 2: Stop complaining about being stuck at home with your kids. Engage them!Lesson 3: Don't be foolhardy. Learn your culture!Lesson 4: Maintain. Your. Lane. Respect yasef!Talk-Talk is ready to give some lessons and she's giving it hot in this episode. Listen! Highlights on Abba Kyari's burial, Ice Prince, Bovi, schooling remotely, IG Live and more.Email: email@example.com| Twitter: @towntalkspod | Instagram: @towntalkspodcast
106 minutes | Apr 22, 2020
EP 8 Literati Culture in Nigeria
Literary website, Brittle Paper, recently sacked its deputy editor, Otosirieze Obi-Young. The reason? He wrote an article calling out Hadiza El-Rufai – writer, feminist, Chair of Kaduna Sexual Assault Taskforce and First Lady of Kaduna State– whose response to Bello El-Rufai's (her son) gang-rape threat on Twitter was questionable. Talk-Talk analyses this and more.Talk-Talk also gives her opinion about the literary and reading culture in 9ja. Highlights on West African Verse, Tomi Adeyemi, Wole Soyinka, literary festivals, Nollywood, scholarships in Nigeria, Yolanda Gampp and more.Links:Bello El-Rufai threatens gang-rapeOtosirieze's article in archivesBrittle Paper puts post downOtosirieze Obi-Young's statementAinehi Edoro's statementWriter (Chibuihe Obi) returns Brittle Paper prize moneyJerry Chiemeke boycotts Brittle PaperBello El-Rufai's apologyAdvocacy group calls out for Bello El-Rufai to face the firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @towntalkspod | Instagram: @towntalkspodcast
69 minutes | Apr 15, 2020
EP 7 The Greater Fear: Robberies vs COVID-19
While some Lagosians stay at home during the COVID-19 pandemic there is a band of thieves hellbent on giving them sleepless nights, robbing them of peace of mind and everything else. Talk-Talk speaks about this and more. Highlights on Seyi Makinde, Tokyo Olympics, Wimbledon, Sanwo-Olu's makeshift markets, Boss Mustapha, Minister Osagie Ehanire and more. Seyi Makinde recovers from COVID-19 using blackseed oil, vitamin C and honey: https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/386347-how-i-recovered-from-coronavirus-seyi-makinde.html Wimbledon insurance: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/tennis/2020/04/09/wimbledon-pandemic-insurance-policy-payout-141-million/5123987002 Mentally Aware Nigeria: https://www.mentallyaware.org Robbers in Lagos, Ogun: https://t.guardian.ng/news/lagos-communities-resort-to-self-help-keep-vigil-to-check-rising-invasion-by-robbers https://thenationonlineng.net/one-feared-killed-as-robbers-raid-lagos-ogun-neighbourhoods GTBank suspends loan repayment: https://nairametrics.com/2020/04/11/covid-19-gtbank-suspends-loan-repayment-plan-for-smes Need help from abuse?: https://twitter.com/AyodejiOsowobi?s=09
56 minutes | Apr 10, 2020
EP 6 Let's Talk About Depression
There's a lot of disquiet during these times of COVID-19, everyone is full of anxiety and fear. Chances are, formerly depressed people will have a relapse and the mental health of many will become erratic. Talk-Talk analyses depression in Nigeria, and how people living in such a state might feel. Highlights on Funke Akindele, JJC, Corona Virus, Evans the kidnapper, Mike Ejiofor, Biodun Fatoyinbo, Busola Dakolo, Timi Dakolo and email@example.com Twitter: @towntalkspodInstagram: @towntalkspodcast
114 minutes | Apr 4, 2020
EP 5 Coro Corona
The Corona Virus pandemic has brought the world to a halt. Every social construct has been rearranged; jobs are being done remotely, streets are empty, everyone is minding their damn business at home, government is suddenly coughing up money and showing their true colours and philanthropist are popping up. Enter Nigeria, where confusion breaki bone ni o. Audio money here and there. The deep wreak in the health care system. The largely uncaring government. Scared citizens given no reprieve while they practice social distancing in great disadvantage. No light, no water, no solid healthcare, no money. Talk-Talk analyzes the effects of COVID-19 in Nigeria. Mentions include: Kobe Bryant, Festac fire, Gov Sanwo-Olu, Abba Kyari, Dangote, Jack Ma, Boris Johnson, Computer Village and more.Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgInstagram: @towntalkspodcastTwitter: @towntalkspod
18 minutes | Dec 31, 2019
EP 4 We Move! (New Year's Eve)
Talk-Talk is back again! Let's talk about the new year and reflect about how 2019 has been. Highlights on December concerts in Lagos, Cardi B, Naira Marley and a little throwback to some things that happened this year while we look forward to 2020!Have yourselves a wonderful new year's eve and a happy new year! #WeMove.
122 minutes | Oct 30, 2019
EP 3 MC Oluomo at Unilag.mp3
Infamous personality, MC Oluomo was invited as a special guest of a student event at the University of Lagos in September 2019; although he didn't grace the occasion, many Nigerians were offended that he was invited at all. Talk-Talk analyzes the viral topic, giving her perspective on why she understands both POV. Highlights on Mark Zuckerberg, Ben Carson, Marsai Martin, Joshua Beckford, 2Face Idibia and more. Got your own opinions? Email Talk-Talk; email@example.com
87 minutes | Oct 13, 2019
EP 2 Review: Nigerian Female Artistes
The creativity and style police is here! Talk-Talk speaks about what she thinks is missing in the brand of Nigerian female artistes such as; Yemi Alade (Mama Africa), Simi, Niniola, Teni and what they ought to do better. With highlights on Waje, Mochedda, Asa, Rihanna, Beyonce and Meghan Trainor.Expect lots of LOL moments, particularly in parts where she sings some songs.
57 minutes | Oct 1, 2019
EP 1: Xenophobic Attacks in South Africa
Talk-Talk gives her opinions on the recent killings of Nigerians in South Africa. Highlights on Siasia mother's kidnap, Bobrisky's birthday disruption, Felabration and the so called Vision 2020. Enjoy the gist!
15 minutes | Sep 29, 2019
First episode detailing what the focus of the podcast is; highlight on Lagos lifestyle, Felabration, Nigerian local dialects and general topics to get a feel of Talk-Talk's POV and what the rest of Town Talks podcast will be like!
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