Category Archives: Editor’s Picks

Red Paper.

Quietly stepping out, Ozy slowly shut and locked the door to her small self-contained flat, shoved the key down the back pocket of her denim shorts before walking towards the gate. The time was about 6:04 that Saturday morning and the rest of the neighbours were yet to awaken. Ozy was on a mission this … Continue reading Red Paper.

Black Girl, you’re more Beautiful than you think

Dear black girl, Your African skin is a rare gem to behold, With depth and richness of melanin it bears. Those who have seen you in person can testify of your stunning ebony beauty, So be comfortable in wearing your black skin. You are different and way more beautiful than you can imagine. You think … Continue reading Black Girl, you’re more Beautiful than you think

The First Female President of Nigeria

It all began on 16th January 2022 when Tinubu died of a heart attack. It was an open-secret that he was gearing up to contest in the 2023 presidential race. Against the unpopular third term ambition of Major-General Buhari (rtd) & against the single term promise made by Atiku. The clouds were gloomy in the … Continue reading The First Female President of Nigeria

There Was A Country

There was a country There was hope It was a new leaf A new dawn. Finally The children’s future were bright. And brothers envisaged posterity. Well, why wouldn’t it be? Liberty, after calamity would only birth prosperity. Alas! That vision wouldn’t become history. For verily, As the ghouls were cast out. Demons arose! Greedy, callous … Continue reading There Was A Country

Hope E1: A new beginning

“Ayo! Ayo!! Ayo!!!” A furious but caring mother called from the kitchen. She kept calling until she couldn’t hold it anymore. Now muttering to herself ‘its past six in the morning and this girl still finds pleasure in sleeping when she’s supposed to be preparing for school’. Esther Cole left what she was doing in … Continue reading Hope E1: A new beginning

Glasses and Dimples. Episode 1.

Thirty-something years ago. “Ibiye!” my mum yelled from the living room. “What?” boomed my dad from the kitchen. “Be fast with the watermelon na I’m hungry!” yelled my mum, ignoring his boom. “I’m coming!” my dad yelled back again. You see my parents have been known to be the king and queen of yelling. I … Continue reading Glasses and Dimples. Episode 1.