I HAVE GIVEN NOTHING TO THE WORLD YET I ran out of my self yesterday trying to be myself. My shadow watched me as I ran, it never followed me. It stood aloof looking at how desperate I was to myself. I tried to ran out of my body to the measurable deep down of … Continue reading I Have Given Nothing To The World Yet.
If you are a Nigerian and a skin-tight one as that, you should already know where this is headed towards; Victor AD’s “WEYTIN WE GAIN” which has received so much appreciation from most people as one song that reflects on their lives and mentality. Weytin We Gain is simply talking about the day-to-day hustling, bustling, … Continue reading WEYTIN WE GAIN (My advice to the youths)
WILL IGBO LANGUAGE SURVIVE TILL THE NEXT GENERATION? Will Igbo language still be relevant in the next generation? Will it still survive as a language in the next 50 years to come? Will people still speak this language or will they have a modernised one? WILL IGBO LANGUAGE SURVIVE TILL THE NEXT GENERATION? The gradual … Continue reading Will Igbo Language Survive Till The Next Generation?
IF I HAVE CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE AS A MOTHER Sometimes I always get myself into some thoughts I’ll rather avoid on a good day because some issues are better left behind than talking or writing about them. Some other times, I refrain myself from these thoughts, from putting them on a piece of paper for … Continue reading If I Have Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie As A Mother
WRITING IS A LIFE STYLE We write to taste life twice, in a moment and in retrospect. Anais Nin. A lifestyle is the typical way of life of an individual, group, or culture. Wikipedia states that lifestyle is the interests, opinions, behaviours, and behavioural orientations of an individual, group, or culture. The ability for you … Continue reading Writing Is A Lifestyle
There are a lot of credible write-ups that have been lost to time. Not because they could not be gotten but because the language in which they were written are not fancied by the present generation of readers who read majorly for forceful purposes such as examinations, interviews, seminars to mention but few. I have … Continue reading Baa Baa Baa Poem. An Expository.
DEALING WITH SOME HUNGRY NIGERIAN FEMINISTS It seems to be the fashion nowadays for a girl to behave as much like a man as possible. Well, I won’t! I’ll make the best of being a girl and be as nice a specimen as I can: sweet and modest, dear, dainty thing with clothes smelling all … Continue reading Dealing With Some Hungry Nigerian feminists
SATIRE 020 I don’t know why Nigeria is this good these days. I don’t know why no one is complaining of hunger and pains. We no longer see dead bodies littered in our streets and no sound of Boko Haram again. I don’t know why the masses won’t suffer a little. The leaders are so … Continue reading Satire 020
How human you will be is your call for the Real Facebook and Real Google to see our body as a home where heaven and earth meet for learning self-governance of human body by Soul. You as Soul or the spirit of the law see popular religions as ancient tech-startups gone stale in meeting … Continue reading How Human Will I Be?
“Isaiah 4:1- In that day seven women will take hold of one man and say, “We will eat our own food and provide our own clothes; only let us be called by your name. Take away our disgrace!” If a woman mistakenly speaks a goat will open his mouth and say “Calm down, its a … Continue reading Marriage: Women Trapped In Between Misogyny And Dogma
One of the major problems or issues that some contemporary Nigerian writers have today is that they want to write and sound like Chimamanda Adichie, Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe, Christopher Okigbo, Habila Helon and Many others to be accepted by the society. They want to echo from the voices of these people rather than … Continue reading Writers: Stop Copying Chimamanda Adichie’s Writing Style!
I AM JUST A BOY, I AM NOT A BURDEN This statement fell out from his mouth as his mother lynched him with a whip on the ground. He shouted on top of his voice defending his manity, voice shaken and hands akimbo. There on the street I stood watching him enduring and fighting to … Continue reading I Am Just A Boy, I Am Not A Burden
A REVIEW OF BEN JOSSY’S SONG : BENUE CHILD “Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought” Percy Bysshe Shelley- “When I’m writing, I’m thinking about myself, because it’s the only experience I have to draw on. And I don’t see exact reflection of myself in every face in the audience, but I … Continue reading The Beginning Of Everything Genocide
Sometimes the pains of one’s origin become unbearable when the urge to ask what killed your grandfather and grandmother keeps revisiting you over and over without seeking your permission. Sometimes when you keep seeing the amputated leg of your father dangling as he walks here and there and the tattered broken home of your grandparents, … Continue reading Revisiting Biafuru: Our Story Of Misery And Survival
Boys! When the night fell on the shadows of our grandfathers, they walked towards some miles away from the memory of darkness to find light. People labelled them evil and diabolic. Some stoned them while others got their throat cut off in the name of a new god. Our fathers could not fight back because, … Continue reading For Those Boys Singing Of Nkporo Land