THE QUILL “One simple rule of writing, Don’t Lie To Yourself”. They say nobody’s perfect and if that’s true well, just like other arts, Writers too would have to keep learning. Welcome to The Quill: Learning the ropes. I’m Ugochukwu and I’ll be your Host on The Art of Writing. If you missed the first … Continue reading The Quill-II
THE DISSENSION BETWEEN POLITICS AND RELIGION In documented history, the genesis of the discordant romance between religion and politics perhaps is traceable to the religious coronation of Charlemagne (Charles the great), one of the Roman emperors during the dark ages. Pope Leo III on December 25, 800 placed a crown on the valour emperor; a … Continue reading The Dissension Between Politics And Religion
Many people dream of one day becoming a successful writer, but few actually take the steps necessary to make it happen. While there are many different paths to the top of the literary world, there are some ways of getting your foot in the door that have proven to work better than others. If … Continue reading How to Become a Writer
Property and even life are unworthy of our struggles without an assurance of securing them. Security from a lay-man’s point of view can be understood as the state of being free from danger or threat. When a man acquires a property his first and foremost desire is to secure this property from loss or damage. … Continue reading SUSTAINABLE NATIONAL SECURITY (The problem with Nigeria)
From prehistoric races such as in Bermuda Triangle, African slave meltdown, the Empires meltdown, 20th Century world wars, the cold war, Russian meltdown, Arab meltdown… Did you ever wish that the United Nations, UN, was able to enforce its wisdom about the freedom of each individual? I often wondered how the UN and continental organizations … Continue reading Vote United Nations World’s Guardian Angel
THE QUILL Hey guys, how’s everyone been? Well, I’m glad you could stop by on here because it’s definitely worth it. Although this is quite bent more towards Writers, readers too could learn a thing or two and who knows, you just might be heading on your way to being ‘the’ next editor. Welcome to … Continue reading The Quill – The Art of Writing
Of all the books on offer today, biographies remain a perpetually popular option. These unique insights into the lives of some truly fascinating people, which range from a-list celebrities to criminal masterminds, continue to entertain and enthrall. Recently, several notable names in the world of politics, sport and popular culture have documented the details … Continue reading Five Interesting Biographies to Check Out
And now that the must watch movie in the political cinema houses is the movie titled, change. Change is indeed imperative for the expansion or collapse of a society. Amongst all the movies brought to the political fore, only two movies have the Nigerian elites and non-elite decided to concentrate all their spirit, body and … Continue reading Change?
Sheesh!!!!!!, its been a while since i had anything posted here, kind of feel nervous but anyway I’d still get it done (OgaOga wont block this post-hopefully) First off, i know its been FOREVER, so at this point I’d like to give a BIG shoutout to my Uhhhhhh, to @ufuomaotebele : Madam how you dey?? … Continue reading Memo To All – Naijastories How Far??!!
The annual Fresher’s Oratory Contest as hosted by the Union of Campus Journalists, University Of Ilorin held this year’s edition of the contest, titled: “Party Politics and Democratic Sustenance in Nigeria, 2015 election in focus”. The event, which attracted distinguished personalities in the media circle, has in attendance, the Union’s staff adviser, Dr. Mahfuz Adedimeji, … Continue reading 2015 Election In Focus
Steering my ship in the unfriendly waters of time Having to navigate the deadly torrents The currents became fiercer as the waves rose which made my heart flutter Looking at the treasures at the shore and on the coastal plains through my spy glass, all looked within sights but out of reach Little did I … Continue reading A Lost Cause
I’m so angry right now that i might forget to proof-read. I used to pride myself in my ability to write long classy essays(the type,people my age find boring). But i’m beginning to doubt myself.So naturally,i’m angry;at myself,the government,schools and everyone with the last name ‘Nigeria’. Before i joined Naija stories,i used to (and i … Continue reading Rants of a Frustrated Girl.
ON THE WALL We want a change! Read the following conversation between two young graduates, who are working in a factory as a casual staff. For the sake of this writing, let’s say they are A and B while their supervisor is C. A: O boy, I am tired of this country. Who will believe … Continue reading Siting on the wall
To the best of us Not forgetting the rest of us To the ones we met in the most unlikely circumstances To the ones time and chance brought us together To the best of us who are noble and honorable To the rest of us who are as sly and cunning as a fox To … Continue reading To The Best Of Us
At the center of our omniverse or should I say multiverse A conglomerate of many worlds Our set of infinite or finite possible universes A cluster of space, time, matter and energy Entities so vast but yet so small Some live under the law, others yet under the canopy of love In it there are … Continue reading At The Center Of Our Omniverse