LETTERS: TO A GREAT WOMAN OF HONOUR, Ogwiji Ehi Dear Ehis, it is a great opportunity to me to tell you that you are a great writer of this generation. You are good with what you do; building words together like castle of knowledge, breaking walls with words, giving freedom and hope with words. Keep … Continue reading Letters: To A Great Woman Of Honour,ogwiji Ehi
LETTERS: LETTER TO GOD Dear God, We’ve been friends even as my mother conceived me. You told her that you love me. You told her that everything that concerns me touches you in the heart. You told her that you knew me even before she conceived me. You said to her: that my expectation shall … Continue reading Letters: Letter To God
WHY ARE YOU NOT MARRIED? A famous animal does not always fill the hunter’s basket. Why are you waiting for the pension that never comes? You can’t complain about not having shoes while the person you are talking to has no legs. Why don’t you want to hear the patter of little feet? Why are … Continue reading Why Are You Not Married?
In such a time like this When the world is going up way down And it seems everything is falling apart And the center cannot hold Life is just full of life drama This is the time to stand Take the stand go the distance Each one hold one bringing life Placing back home … Continue reading A Word Of Comfort
LETTERS: TO OLA. W. HELIM WHOSE HEART IS A PYRAMID OF LOVE Sometimes the only way I could be able to relate my experiences is telling them like tales. The other times I found joy looking at the sun grin with alluring smile from the sky. I’m an observer, a listener and sometimes can be … Continue reading Letters: To Ola. W. Helim Whose Heart Is A Pyramid Of Love
LETTERS: TO A SOUL SISTER, ESTHER KALU Someday, we will sit together to talk about Nkporo. To talk about her maidens, the dusty road that colours the zinc along Etitiama and Elughu road whenever it is Christmas season, we will talk about the mountains and the hills; the rivers and the streams that surround her … Continue reading Letters: To A Soul Sister, Esther Kalu
Endowed with natural resources, yet the continent falls within the negative quadrant when it comes to the fight against corruption. In spite of its natural riches, the continent is widely considered among the world’s most corrupt places, a factor that seems to be contributing to the inhibited development and mostly speeding the impoverishment of … Continue reading Corruption In Africa Part II
BLAME THE SCHOOL SYSTEM FOR THOSE LIES OUR TEACHERS TOLD US Blame the school system for those lies our teachers told us in the classroom. Good grades are not what life needs, in reality, good grades sometimes don’t take you up there but they condition your mind to one man’s idea. Blame the school system … Continue reading Blame The School System For Those Lies Our Teacher Told Us.
QUESTIONING THE ILLUSION OF BURYING THE DEAD IN SOME PART OF NIGERIA Why do people spend much money during funerals? Why do we honour people more when they are dead than when they were alive? We build houses, we re-paint the old house, we repair the Zinc, we build more rooms and repair the damaged … Continue reading Questioning The Illusion Of Burying The Dead In Some Part Of Nigeria
It is only passion, dream, aspiration and wit that makes life worth living. Even if you find your passion late in life, don’t let it go, pursue it with all your being. I have looked for many excuses to live in a world others made for me but, writing said no yesterday. It said no … Continue reading Understanding The Power In Your Writing
Africa have had leaders whose intentions were to better the living conditions of their citizens and develop the continent. Those were the leaders that never had interest in stealing from their citizens, those were the leaders in whose regimes the continent was competing with other continents when it comes to development. Gone away from Africa … Continue reading Corruption in Africa part I
MAY WE ALWAYS REMEMBER… The black cat came again. You know Grandpa told us last time that black cats especially, symbolise evil. When it came, it went towards the shrine. It looked at the tallest wooden goddess, then to the gods at the dark side of the shrine where grandpa usually sit and later to … Continue reading May We Always Remember…
THE MYSTERIES IN WRITING Sometimes you don’t even know how to explain what you have written. You look at yourself after reading what you have written and ask yourself if truly you were the one that wrote it. Sometimes you proffers solutions to some issues and problems and the other times, you leave those problems … Continue reading The Mysteries In Writing
WEARING MY FATHER’S THOUGHTS ABOUT TRADITION AND CULTURE OF MY PEOPLE. Growing up, I saw no shrine in my father’s compound. I saw no native doctor or any thing fetish in our family compound in Nkporo. But the worst of it all was that I didn’t see him in the church until his death in … Continue reading Wearing My Father’s Thoughts About Tradition And Cultures of My People.
IF TOMORROW NEVER COMES Tell mother how much I love her. Tell father that he is the best father the world has ever produced. He is a lion, a brave heart, a new wave of greatness in an African heart. Tell little Uche that his smile would last forever in my heart. We can’t answers … Continue reading If Tomorrow Never Comes