Justified Nature


Justified Nature is a radio program featured in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 105.3 Afro FM, and Lagos, Nigeria on 103.1 UNILAG FM. The show airs in Ethiopia every Monday from 3-4pm live, and in Lagos every Tuesday from 2:30-3:00pm. The show aims to create a public discourse on the bridge between criminal justice and environmentalism through a lens of leadership and community dialogue. Every episode features a related guest and thematic music spanning various global regions and the genres of reggae, hip hop, Naija hip hop, soca, rap, rock, folk, and many others.

→ Listen in to Justified Nature in Addis every Monday at 3-4pm Ethiopia Time or 8am EST.
Ways to listen:
LIVE via radio – 105.3 Afro FM
Live Stream – www.afro105fm.com
Via the TuneIn Application or TuneIn Website “Afro FM Page”

And if you are in Ethiopia, be sure to text your comments and questions in to *8444!

→ Listen in to Justified Nature in Lagos every Tuesday live from 2:30-3:00pm on 103.1 UNILAG FM.

Stay tuned for current updates of future shows and featured music here
Featured Guests in Addis Abba for May/June 2014 include:

Guy Levene, Founder of Bale Mountain Lodge
Bizuneh Assefa, National Peace Expert (NPE), House of Federation
Simon Akindes, Institute for Peace and Security Studies


You can find an archives of 2013 past episodes of Justified Nature in Lagos here.
Or individually here:

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013
Guest: Bajegbo Segan, Director of Boy Scouts, Lagos, Nigeria
Theme: Youth in Nature in Nigeria
Live Studio Performance by Spoken Word Poet Toppe aka Torpedo

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
Guest: Shakirat Kotun, Head of Community Service Unit, Ministry of Justice, Lagos State
Theme: Alternative Sentencing & Justice Reform
The Harder They Come – Jimmy Cliff
The Israelites – Desmond Dekker
007 – Desmond Dekker

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
Guest: Adolphus Opera, Professional Lagos-based Photographer
Theme: Photography in Lagos: Communities and the Environment
Live Studio Performance by Nigerian Percussionist WuraSamba

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
Guest: Sanya Takuro, Community Policing Ilupeju
Theme: Community Stakeholders on Justice
The Light – Common
Show Me the Way – Zap Mama
Ain’t Too Proud to Beg – The Temptations

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
Guest: Onyinye Onyemobi, Founder and Director of Youth Concerns and Development Initiatives, Africa (YCDI-Africa)
Theme: Youth Concerns in Justice
Ready or Not – The Fugees
Leaving Trunk – Taj Mahal
Bottom Belle – Omawumi

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
Guest: Pius Adejoh, Lecturer in Sociology, UNILAG Department of Sociology
Theme: Youth Centered Approaches to Community Development
Love Mi Life – Romain Virgo
Wuk Me – Tizzy

February 19, 2013
Guest: Nnenna Okore, Fulbright Scholar, Professor and Artist
Theme: Environmental Art
Featured Music:
Art and Life – Beenie Man
Creator – Santigold
Unpretty – TLC

February 12, 2013
Guest: Jeffrey Hawkins
United States Consul General, United States Consulate, Lagos, Nigeria
Theme: United States and Nigeria: Justice and Nature
Featured Music:
Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag – James Brown
Kukere – Iyanya
Talking Bush – Chicago Afrobeat Project

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
Show Cancelled – UNILAG FM Official Program

January 29, 2013
Guest: Blessing Oji, UNILAG Post Graduate Researcher
Theme: Environmental Action and Waste Management
Featured Music:
Disparate Youth – Santigold
Won’t Stop – Machel Montano
Rivers of Babylon – Melodians

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013
Guest: Adetayo Okunlola, Program Director, Lekki Conservation Centre, Nigeria Conservation Foundation
Theme: Environmental Action in Nigeria
Hills and Valleys – Buju Banton
Feeling Me – Climbing Poetree

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013
Guest: DPO Monday AgbonikaChief Superintendent of Police (CSP), Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Central Police Station, Adeniji Adele Road, Lagos Island
Theme: Community Policing in Lagos: Disarming for Empowering 
Pressure – Fay Ann Lyons
Ghetto Youth – Vybz Kartel
Stressed Out – A Tribe Called Quest

Tuesday, January 7th, 2013
Guest: Vweta Ariemugbovbe, Peer Educator, I-MAP, PRAWA
Theme: Introduction of Show: Youth, Justice
Sub Theme: Justice and Nature: Land and Sea
Clip of Interview with Captain Richard
Ah No Be Small Boy – Daddy Black
Busy Busy – Dr. Sley
Folk Traditional Tune – Ben Skin


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