Category Archives: Memoir / Narrative Non-Fiction

Season’s Greetings III: Nigerian, Ignore Loudmouths…

Around September of 2017, a certain OAP granted an interview on the subject of tithing to a TV station owned by a popular blogger. In the interview, he cited a number of scriptural verses as ‘evidence’ in support of his condemnation of pastors demanding and receiving tithes from members, and also tried to discourage those … Continue reading Season’s Greetings III: Nigerian, Ignore Loudmouths…

Writing Is Not For Little Children

Each time I try to do it right, I fail myself. I’ve tried all I could but I keep getting it wrong. The other day, someone’s comment on my wall made me want to give up writing but I told myself I would write again and again and again but I keep failng and failing … Continue reading Writing Is Not For Little Children

Season’s Greetings II: The Most Significant Birth In History

Although countless Bible scholars as well as critics accept the birth and death of Jesus Christ as two uncontested facts about his earthly life, the same cannot be said about his supposed date of birth, something almost every expert have practically discarded.   Today’s Christians as well tend to agree with the idea that Jesus … Continue reading Season’s Greetings II: The Most Significant Birth In History

Season’s Greetings I: Echoes Of Ancient Scrolls.

Last year, I wrote a series of articles tagged ‘Christmas Specials’ which ran through the four Sundays of December, 2017. My intention then, as it is now, is to shed some light on Christmas, the central figure we celebrate annually, and us. But before all that, I’d like to offer my sincere apologies to my … Continue reading Season’s Greetings I: Echoes Of Ancient Scrolls.

Would Jesus have condemned Daddy Freeze?

Would Jesus have condemned Daddy Freeze?

The Radical Christian Pope francis once described Jesus as a radical. I wondered why the religious leader would use a word associated with violence and terrorism ,as I thought for Jesus.I quickly checked the dictionary where I discovered a radical is one who advocate for change. I had portrayed. Jesus as a nice, gentle ,quiet … Continue reading Would Jesus have condemned Daddy Freeze?

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.