13 SAYINGS PECULIAR TO ONLY NIGERIANS.

I was sitting in bed last week, minding my own business, when something entered my left eye from no where. I did everything I could, shut it tight, flushed it with water but it was still peppering me. Then suddenly, even in my dilemma I figured my next blog post would be about words that are…

8 Ways To Boost Your Mental Health (+1 Bonus)

When we get a huge major cut on our arm or a certain tumour nests itself on a vital organ of the body, we do not simply shake it off and will it to go away when it can. No. We take action, we seek help, we take medication, we nuture whatever wound results and…

MAY BOOK REVIEW; THE FISHERMEN

Author; Chigozie Obioma (Nigerian) Genre; Fiction Publisher/Year of Publication; Little Brown and Company, April 2015 Number of Pages; 295 (hard copy) Price; $26.00 Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015

THIS IS (not) A RANT by Adaeze Ezenwa.

Adaeze wrote this piece in the middle of Nigeria’s recent and completely horrifying fuel scarcity. I read it and felt this terrible sadness hovering above me from no where. And this is the thing that hooks me to her writing. The emotion she conveys so effortlessly, how she serves it, how it makes you hold…

LONDON LIES, LAGOS CHILLING.

You know those people that go to America for one month and then on their return home suddenly start calling Police men – The Feds? As in, our stand-on-the-road-munch-groundnut-and-beg-for-50naira-policemen. Feds. Running down everything about Nigeria while attempting to be an IJGB. You literally just want to slap them and say c’mon will you adjust right…

#Tope’sGiveaway

Hi Guys, So I wanted to give out a gift to a lucky winner. You know to appreciate you readers who actually are the reason I’m in front of my computer daily, perfecting this art called writing. I swear I did not know writing was tough like this. LoL. But one thing I know is…

CONCRETE GIRL….. By Ed-Samuel Adegboye

#LongRead Her skin was smooth and coffee brown, she was starting to show the soft curves that would lead many-a-men astray, her eyes were captivating; brown, large, beautiful eyes. Her  laughter reminded me of the tinkling of a wind chime, it sounded almost magical, the grace with which she moved captivated even I her father,…

The Twisted Yoruba Mind

Accept it or not, the Nigerian Yoruba’s can be pretty condescending to other cultures. I am Yoruba, so you bet I know what I am talking about. They generally believe that their culture is the best. They are prejudiced towards other Nigerians; their own country men, let alone to “oyinbo”. They have strong, but very…

Heroes past, heroes present… Farewell Brother… By Bayo Owolabi

“Kyom is gone. BH killed him!” My reverie was shattered by the BBM from my sister. I instantly forgot about the flight I was rushing to catch. “What?” I noticed it was his picture on her DP. I remember thinking to myself “it doesn’t make sense, isn’t he deployed to Ibadan?” I asked the same.

The miraculous deliverance of Oga Jona by Chimamanda Adichie

As soon as he opened his eyes, he felt it. A strange peace, a calm clarity. He stretched. Even his limbs were stronger and surer. He looked at his phone. Thirty-seven new text messages – and all while he was asleep. With one click, he deleted them. The empty screen buoyed him. Then he got…