GOD DOES NOT GIVE US ALL CHILDREN.

One of the easiest ways to rile up Nigerian’s is to say that you do not want children. If you say you aren’t getting married, especially as a female, unsolicited prayers that God should remove your pride would often go up for you. But say you do not want children. This one is serious. This…

SEPTEMBER BOOK REVIEW; ME BEFORE YOU.

Author; Jojo Moyes (British) Genre; Fiction Publisher/Year of 1st Publication: The Penguin Group Number of Pages; 498 Price; £7.99 Other Titles; After You, The One plus One, The Horse Dancer, Silver Bay.

JULY BOOK REVIEW; THE FAULT IN OUR STARS

Author; John Green (American) Genre; Realistic Fiction.Young Adult fiction Publisher/Year of 1st Publication: Dutton Books. Jan. 10 2012 Number of Pages; 316 (my hardcover copy) Price; £12.99 Other Titles; Paper Town, Looking For Alaska, An Abundance of Kathrines  

MY LUCKY NUMBER 10 by Banke Ogundairo

I have always insisted that Banke, my dear friend of 10 years can make a career out of writing if she took it seriously. When you read this piece where she coincidentally writes about 10 being her lucky number, you will agree with me. She discusses growing up with 9 siblings, the friendship of it…

FEBRUARY BOOK REVIEW: A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS

To start off, I must say that I am glad no character in this book had to go to America to make it a complete, good story. Author; Khaled Hosseini (Afghan American) Genre; Fiction Novel Publisher and Year of Publication; RiverHead Books. May 22, 2007 My Copy; Bloomsbury Number of Pages;384 Copies Sold; More than…

FOR OLUWADOLABOMI OLUWAKIMILAYA aka KIMya

When I read this letter that my friend Tosin Gbela wrote to his daughter on her third birthday yesterday, I was proud, and moved and touched, and impressed, and grateful. So I asked him permission to share on here. It was particularly lovely and refreshing to see because mothers are naturally the ones that get…

RED PILLS KILL… By Ed.

I look at her across the room, and I can feel the pity pour into my eyes, I shake my head to clear it. Is there something I am missing? Why has she chosen to sail on this ship? A crescent shaped ship never goes anywhere even when blown by the most fortuitous of winds;…

LOVE OF MY LIFE SERIES; Imaobong and Kola

Of all the things I looked forward to in Jos, finding a husband was certainly not one of them. Hi, my name is Ima and this is my story. NYSC is an experience almost every graduate in Nigeria looks forward to and I was no exception. I guess mine was heightened cos it was the…

LOVE OF MY LIFE SERIES; Timilehin and Adedapo

Timilehin’s version Where it all began…October 2007… I was chatting with a mutual family friend about relationships and life. Throughout the conversation she just kept nodding and smiling till she eventually blurted out that she wanted to introduce me to a friend of hers. I got interested, wanting to know more about who the guy…

LOVE OF MY LIFE SERIES; Oluchi and Adekunle

I was washing my plates around past 8pm in front of my hostel room, the first time I spoke to him. However, that wasn’t the first time I saw him. The first time … The first time I saw Oluchi, we were to have a meeting with about 8 other people in attendance. She came…

INTRODUCING – THE LOVE OF MY LIFE SERIES.

Hey guys. How are we all doing? Please look out for the LOVE series that begins this Tuesday 12th August 2014, featuring couples and their love story and journey that will make you laugh, smile, cry, roll your eyes but ultimately be inspired. Love is a special and beautiful thing. It should be celebrated. To…