Category Archives: Memoir / Narrative Non-Fiction

A Letter To A Female Friend

That you are a woman isn’t a crime. You are not a pariah in anyway. Conventionally, it’s true that it’s men’s world. Men dominated every stratum of the sphere due to their doggedness and resilience. However, modernization has redefined everything. Success and elevation is now gender-free. If you can conceive a dream, you can actualize … Continue reading A Letter To A Female Friend

Sounds Of Silence

​​Memories of that day rest in the bosom of my heart like a dagger I had gone into your room to help wash, Your little niece who knows nothing of the double-edged sword ones of the man I’ve been with since 6 You came at me and started making advances despite my not wanting to … Continue reading Sounds Of Silence

For Those Writers Who Think Of Quitting.

FOR THOSE WRITERS WHO THINK OF QUITTING I don’t care to know how many times you have being rejected by magazines and online journals, yes, I don’t care because it is normal things to writers. I don’t care to know how many publication houses that your manuscripts have gone to and they bounced back to … Continue reading For Those Writers Who Think Of Quitting.

After School – What Are You Remembered For?

After School – What Are You Remembered For?

I was on my secondary school Facebook group some days ago, after I had commented on a picture, the guy that commented after me said “ha!!! Na this boy wey dey always speak big big oyinbo be this”. I laughed after reading the comment. I looked at his profile picture hoping I would be able … Continue reading After School – What Are You Remembered For?

For Those Boys Bearing Nkporo Names On Their Lips.

Our ancestral home would not forget your perfection. On this ground shall we plant your names also for those who are to come. We will gather firewood, we will gather soothsayers, we will gather seekers of fate to get into you. Life is meant to be spent in joy. Having Nkporo on your lips is … Continue reading For Those Boys Bearing Nkporo Names On Their Lips.

Man!! Stop the Blackmail – I am a feminist.

All I ask for is equality…not sameness. Religion is currently a tool for blackmail as men keep subjecting their women to an absurd level of slavery, claiming the man has been placed over the woman from the very beginning and backing up their claims with excerpts from both the Bible and the Quran. It is … Continue reading Man!! Stop the Blackmail – I am a feminist.

The Emeritus Professor

He bursts up into a old popular igbo song having concluded his lengthy syllabus for the semester, with the class joining suit… “Akwukwo na-ato uto O na-arahu na mmuta Onye nwere nkasi obi…” “Sirrr… off me” Dimkpa, one of the popular class guy nicknamed for his huge stature, roared in excitement. Finally, the 6 hours … Continue reading The Emeritus Professor