If Nyanya does not wake up both the citizens and leaders of Nigeria, then we are in trouble. Our security services? Eh.
Religion Untaught; Part 1 Wikipedia says religion is a collection of cultural systems, belief systems and world views that establishes symbols that relate humanity to spirituality and sometimes moral values. Some religion are a collection of myths while some are just pagan in nature. Religion is said to be a collection of beliefs concerning the […]
I love the new and improved naijastories website it makes the website more fun to go through but it is the slogan ” making reading fun” that really caught my attention. Ever since I learned how to read and write ( this was when I was like five years old or so ) I became […]
The first time I made a lemonade was in a jar full of slump biscuits. I crunched them with the taste of a cranberry and it soaked into my soul of parched land which has nothing to do with the rain being nice or a distant cousin. I rode down that line in my 2000s […]
Yes, I said our mobile operators are magicians! We spend a lot of money on recharge vouchers. Yet, the hard earned Naira, and kobo too in this context, is not paid for service. It’s magic they give us. You may be wondering what this Ijebu born, Cotonou bred, Somolu based illiterate that I am means […]
I sat on Pat’s lower bunk, and watched my crush throw the ball in the air and run after it. I was hopelessly attracted to him. He should be about 5 feet tall, and had very fair skin just like Stan my boyfriend., I guess that was why I was attracted to him, I was […]
A non-fiction submission. THAT DAY Growing up was serious business. Our tiny three bedroom apartment wasn’t large enough to contain the world created by four curious children, their overbearing father and their often hysterical mother. Every available space was crammed with junk; Mother was loath to part with broken chairs, faulty electronic appliances, old books […]
There’s no heading to put to this, No nifty phrase to catch the eye. I’m not trying to be eloquent or intellectual, Mixing up metaphors and figures of speech Like ingredients blended to bake pie. No. That’s not why I’m here nor is it what I plan to do. What I’m here to […]
NB: Not a Love Story I was so hungry; I bet I could devour a mountain of Eba. The class had been so boring and it had awakened the worms in my stomach. The cafeteria seemed so far away, each step seemed like torture. I almost leaped in the air for joy as I sighted […]
What was the point? How do you live with yourself after killing your friend in a meaningless war?
At some point in your life, You’d agree with me that you have felt the strong urge to say something about “something” That “something” could have been a topic in politics,sports,law or probably add to a conversation. Words have played and still play a significant role in shaping the destinies of people and even […]
Proverbs 27:7- “Honey seems tasteless to a person who is full, but even bitter food tastes sweet to the hungry” (NLT) I remember vividly the first time I came through this verse in the Bible, God made me remember a scenario that occurred in my undergraduate days. A room-mate of mine went home for a […]
Would You Tell Your Best Friend If His/her Partner Is Cheating? True friendship is an amazing thing. However, it has its setbacks. One main characteristic of a true friendship is honesty. All of us thrive, or even request honesty from our friends, but when we get it, sometimes instead of appreciating it, we get angry or even […]
It’s been an amazing year and if we take our time to take a slow drive through how the year has unfolded, we would reflect on the memories made; the good, bad and ugly ones. We would or reflect on the friends we lost and the new ones we met, the heartbreaks and the new […]
One 28 day of February I had just come out of a bank where I had gone not to make a withdrawal but to send some of the little money I had to a relative in need when I was approached by a T.V crew. I’m a very shy person and not comfortable around even […]