In Mesembe’s house, Saturdays were for cooking Afang soup. Both of his wives would go to the market, early—each with the goal of getting there before the other—just to buy the best ingredients
Our over-aged leaders are not, and will likely never be willing to relinquish power or take proactive measures that will ensure the influx of youth in leadership.
"Nineveh" is a contemporary reimagining of the Biblical story of the prophet Jonah, a man stubborn, firm, but pure of intentions. It was first published on medium.
Morounke, when you get this letter, you will shed your tears of affection reading it, you will once again be plagued with memories of me, you will wish I had not gone away.
Despite the advice of her father, laughter was not his first course of action the day they discovered she was pregnant. She, the bride-to-be, got pregnant months before wedding.
One morning, I was leaving for lectures. I was up early as usual and was readily dressed in my white and black. We had...
“What is your State of Origin?” My 300 level advisor asked me. I'm a Pan African, I believe in Nationalism and I believe as a citizen...
We're organising a writing retreat which will run from 18 July 2022, and will be held in a closed WhatsApp group. Participation will be based solely on individual interest.
“ I wake up in the morning Tell you what I see on my Tv screen I see the blood of an innocent child And everybody’s watchin...
Right from the moment his wife died of cancer, Fawemi was given to an unearthly fear. He became hysterical like a pilgrim lost in dystopia.
“I’m going into the shadows.” With that, the big black man’s motor bike shot forward with powerful speed and disappeared into the city of Ikeja.
With the entire global landscape frequently experiencing change both between the last decade and this new one, Nigeria has more or less remained either stagnant, in some areas, or retrogressive, in others.
She had let her family down. Her siblings had looked up to her. What would they think of her? She stayed back in the room they shared with Fervent during the semester break and told her parents that she needed to finish up some school work.
Dikan didn't know Kinshasa street. Abuja was too big for him to know every street and he didn't understand why this Lolli girl couldn't see that.
Most lovers of Nigerian comedy do not need to think twice before agreeing that the most-watched comedies are those featuring ladies with dangling big...