If we don't imagine, we won't get the future we imagined.
Coby Sey came to visit. He left home to come home.
What we're about, in our own words, in one minute.
Afro-urban superhero league: regenerating Nigeria's oil capital is a superhuman task.
Port Harcourt is hard. Music is the weapon.
Urban Futures: The nightmare we imagined we wanted.
Money Stolen. Protests planned. Vigilantes out. Where are the police? Tune in!
In the informal oil economy, market volatility involves actuals flames.
What these children saw, when they close their eyes, they still see.
National Electric Power Authority, AKA: Never Expect Power Always
What's more important than a young woman's education? Who's learnt what?
Daily enterprises of survival meet city task-force: we hustle-hustle, they chop-chop
They painted red crosses on the walls. Then they bulldozed Martha's neighbourhood.
After the bulldozers: for many, the struggle is only just beginning.
Marriage celebrations; criminal investigations; someone has trouble breathing. Tune in!
My house stood here. My daughter's shoe marked the spot. One shoe.
Was a man killed? Is the governor implicated? The Yam Zone Assignment.
Bulldozers rolled like a tsunami, but this is not a natural disaster.
How will evidence of police corruption change the story?
Better to be on the map before we're wiped off it.
Vigilantes and police: who is keeping who safe?
Walk 20mins to a toilet hanging over the water. A childhood adventure.
The community rebuilds after demolition. Cecilia and Jesse pursue their investigation.
A beautiful morning: sun shining; music in the air; bullets flying.
One night from a year of contagion and conflagration in Port Harcourt
Boys still in the cells. The search for evidence is on.
A song of the sister, a feminist interrogation of contemporary Nigerian society.
Music in the air. And soot. But Slim D doesn't choke.
Public health policy or photo opportunity: marriage monitoring in viral times.
Rubble at our feet. Children in jail. Lawyer Ngowari has a plan.
An accelerating pandemic. Violent police impunity. Sex-workers struggle to make a living.
In the streets, struggling to reimagine Nigeria. Some paid with their lives.
Too much drama. It's no game. Victory and disaster in a day.
You are never too old to be the target of police extortion.
School's closed, but the holiday's not a holiday if it never ends.
Police treat people like cash machines. Then people talk back.
We read in the vanishing light. It will be dark till dawn.
With schools closing, some students are opening businesses
After the mass-arrests, friends can't find him: Jesse's in a dark place.
Some thieves are billionaires. Others rob those as poor as they are.
There's no such thing as a free ride in pandemic Port Harcourt
We stand up for our rights. Get slapped down. Get back up!
Martha speaks of life behind the wall. Before lockdown. And after.
As a virus attacks the lungs, our dark air becomes deadlier.
Angala Community episode one: fire and police sweep through the community.
We love the film, we love the podcast. Now we're on it!
You were arrested for having tinted hair, tortured for having an iPhone
The song that starts the story. Angala Community radio drama coming soon.
Written for his brother in unlawful detention. Better to shout than shoot.
The taser-powered taskforce terrorised market-goers through the day. At night, vampire-shoppers roamed
Soldiers on the streets: virus not the only threat to life.
A corona chronicle of October: the numbers, decisions and consequences
We can't take the light for granted. Nothing beautiful here is easy
Tortured. Sentenced to death. Freed after popular campaigning. Continue the struggle.
End police brutality. Start now. Watch this. Share this.
An audio-manifesto. This is not science-fiction. Not the news. Tune in!
A corona chronicle of September: the numbers, decisions and consequences
Stories of the storytellers: they cover a changed world from their hoods
In uncertain times, fraught with risk, Osom's still making music that matters
As schools shut down, kids open their own
An audio-cartoon of a city where food is scarce and tempers short
We have surveyed the city. Here we survey ourselves
A corona chronicle of August: the numbers, decisions and consequences
Our correspondent battles between losing her mask or losing her faith
24hrs, 24 stations: global viral transmission of a good kind
In the dark times, will there be singing? Trap for our time
Local tailors get creative with the newest must-have accessory of our time
Now Squat-to-Pee bosses over the Buffon! 'I can do it!'
A corona chronicle of July: the numbers, decisions and consequences
How to imagine and build together in a time of social distance
A climate emergency and a global pandemic: a song for our days
As the borders close, police force people to open their wallets
Denny on her bike with her guitar through wonderland
An audio-journey into strange worlds of corona-conspiracy and potentially deadly nonsense
A corona chronicle of June: the numbers, decisions and consequences
The sirens we hear in Port Harcourt are not ambulances. Listen up!
Lockdowns turn perceptions upside-down: bad hoods become good markets
The digital divide has never been deeper as the pandemic disrupts education
The motor park falls silent as tensions and fares rise.
Market closures cause pain. Then they open again.
A corona chronicle of May: the numbers, decisions and consequences
Solidarity is the vaccine for global inequality. A shot in song
A mother, a medical emergency and the military
A song about sexual violence, breaking the silence and taking back control
Markets matter. We map them as they mutate and move
Emmanuel tells of his struggle for government relief instant noodles
The city through windows: we look in at you looking out
The governor said, 'Go hungry and live'. A difficult order to follow
A corona chronicle of April: the numbers, decisions and consequences
Some police see lockdowns as commercial opportunity. Ordinary people pay the price
How local businesses and informal economies are adapting
A kids’-eye view of their city under lockdown: touching and terrifying
Nocturnal economies: secret slaughterhouses feeding the city
Forced to chose between hunger or exposure to disease and taskforce violence
Medical logic stops at the border. Howell's nonstop on the guitar
Social distance does not come cheap. We count the costs
Through lockdown many are locked into violence. Millie's story brings this home
Food insecurity during a pandemic reveals deep inequalities
What gets spoilt when officials forget who and why they serve
Sunday morning in Okujagu doesn't sound like Sunday morning anymore
A corona chronicle of March: the numbers, decisions and consequences
Over the water, across the city, through our streets: Viral Times