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
(Holding fire and water together) I don’t know why the rain keeps writing the name of Nigeria on the ground in every corner. I don’t know why we are this broken and tortured like the fragments of the dust. I don’t know why the Dapchi girls returned yesterday while their chikbok friends are still in … Continue reading Re-Visiting Nigeria
(For my Jos boys) Jos was not just just to all of us. Plateau made the chaos that took away your pure souls to where torment is.we would purge out all our sins for this. I am not happy at all. I am not! some feelings keep chasing me like a hound dog back into … Continue reading For Those Boys Who Went Crying Blood And Water
A place? An ideal? A struggle? A people? A hope? A war? Yes, but it’s bigger. My father said it took him years to stop ducking when he heard the sound of airplanes. As a child whenever a plane flew past, it was almost certain it was a bomber and everyone would scream “duck for … Continue reading What is Biafra?
When you talk a lot, you talk away many things which are life-success and valuable in your life. These things happen daily, but less number of people realize, correct and apply them gainfully in their lives because of talkativeness. Talkativeness could be the reason you’re not doing well in life, and thus, you blame people … Continue reading These Dangerous Things Happen To You When You Talk A Lot
Why mechanical engineers cant repair cars Three Kinds of Work There are but three general classes of work. They are: WORK WITH PEOPLE; = managers WORK WITH THINGS; technologist WORK WITH IDEAS. = designers/engineers Each individual is fitted by nature to do one of these better than the others and there will be one class … Continue reading Why Mechanical Engineers Can’t Repair Cars
Women empowerment has so far been a great thing with campaigns and guidelines initiated globally, inorder to safeguard, uplift and empower the rights and status of the girl child. On the contrary, the boy child has been forgotten. As a result, they have been rendered or rather subjected to all kinds of inhumane societal mischief, … Continue reading What about the male child