Category Archives: Thoughts and Views

Why Are There Few Nigerian Kids Shows on Nigerian TV?

Before I start it I want to say that this post is not written in order to complain or point fingers. It is to answer one question I and everyone involved in the Bino and Fino project gets asked a … Continue reading

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Are Some African Parents Culturally Failing Their Children?

There’s seems to be a worrying trend a significant number of you Bino and Fino Fans who are parents are telling me about. In fact I’ve had a discussion about this issue about 6 times in 2 days. It’s a … Continue reading

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The Making of a Nigerian Cartoon Show Pt 3

It’s been a while since my last proper behind the scenes post. Things have been so hectic which prevented me from doing so. Well, despite ups and downs, the Bino and Fino cartoon project is going from strength to strength. … Continue reading

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Nickleodeon Africa?…I don’t think so!

I came across the Nickleodeon AFRICA website and well…I just wasn’t happy with what I saw. I looked at their character/show list for the continent. There wasn’t one bit of African representation in the shows. Not one! I knew things were bad … Continue reading

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To Pidgin or not to Pidgin ?

To Pidgin or not to Pidgin? That is the question. I’ve been having this debate with the guys in the studio, Bino and Fino fans and others for over a year now. Do we do a pidgin English version of … Continue reading

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What is International Day of The African child?

The International Day of the African Child is marked every year on June 16th . It was organised or created by the African Union or the then OAU (Organisation of African Unity) to mark a dreadful event that took place … Continue reading

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Happy Children’s Day Nigeria: May 27th

It’s Children’s Day in Nigeria today. I actually thought Children’s Day was celebrated on the same day internationally. It turns out I was wrong. We celebrate it in Nigeria on the 27th of May but other countries do so on … Continue reading

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