It’s pretty regular for people to associate the past with being more sane, more organized and essentially better than the present. The Good old days. Closer to home, there is an understanding being perpetuated that marriages in the time past, the unions of the 60’ to 80’s were the periods where there was still … Continue reading Marriages then and now; What Changed ?
A lot of us have travelled to different parts of the country by road. To most people it is only about moving from a Point A to a Point B, especially when you are not behind the wheel. I used to fall into that category of people. When travelling to the east from … Continue reading Along Sagamu – Benin Expressway
“Hmm, I think I did well today”, I said to myself. The morning never seems so promising, I thought losing my turn that morning was the last for the day. Sam had her 100% attention, I was left standing alone, greeting my other colleagues, saying “hi” wasn’t much fun for a day like this. All … Continue reading The Girl I Like 2
It’s the first day of lecture for the semester, like a primary school pupil, I’ve been anticipating. I woke up as early as 4am, I ironed my new pack shirt or is it corporate shirt. I was really optimistic, “today is gonna be a good day” I said as I pick a new pant trouser … Continue reading The Girl I Like 1
Let me begin by saying that I had no intention of writing this book so early on in my life. This was supposed to be one of my final works. The ruminations and ramblings of an old man if you will. Then again, I never knew things would get bad this quickly. The world around … Continue reading 1: The Great Facade that was Unity
I received another call from the class captain, informing me that the test was to start by four p.m. confirming my earlier fear. The test was supposed to hold the next day but had been shifted because Professor Musa had plans to travel. I got to the park as early as 5:30am; and three hours … Continue reading Damboa road
One step, then two and she sinks, screaming for help, How was she even able to walk on water all these years Nevertheless, he whispers to her, “Welcome, welcome.” He had it, he won. He robbed her family, broke into her home and raped her. She should have seen it coming, Too broke to go … Continue reading Chlamydia Calls for Vengeance
Several years ago, I wrote this short memoir. It was from my hurting soul as I had recently lost my mother in a car accident and I felt life was unfair. I survived my grief the best way I knew. Instead of filling my diary with hateful words, I wrote Naijastories a sad memoir and … Continue reading When a Woman Loves a Boy
The very moment you were born something was deposited inside you. It goes with you anywhere and everywhere. Sometimes unconsciously it reveals itself and people around you may notice, often than not you likely would not notice. Your sustainability on earth depends on how well you allow it to grow. Scientists call it natures gift, … Continue reading White Shadow
My beautiful princess, that sheen and caramel-skinned sister whose face is ever stunning and alluring. I began to look for a spot on her face but fortunately I found none. I became afraid afterwards, because I believe only angels and some heavenly creatures are spotless (Yay!! I have seen some in my dreams) . She … Continue reading Princess Agbaje, That Sweet Sister Who Is A Ravishing Paragon Of Beauty: By Agbaje Ayomide.
You should have been there, between the clumps of misery, and contrasting reality. You should have been there, at that threshold that restrained everything. We were certain We’d run Mad. Clothes peeling,Lungs blaring mad. At those Moments when You should have been there. Ever heard Cricket Croo-Crooing in an Uptown town? Mingled with sweat sounds. … Continue reading Old Houses. Peeling Walls.
I love memoirs, I enjoy those sad and sometimes humorous mind trips down memory lane, remembering or telling these stories isn’t the hard part, putting them into words is, but every time I am able to piece these stories into words, Its always a delightful pleasure sharing them with you. On a late winters eve … Continue reading Adanma – Dances With Wind
Yesterday under the blazing Lagos sun at Ilashe beach, I remembered the first time I functionally went to a nude beach… It was several years ago. A time when aging youth gave one a certain feeling of invincibility and a continuously sprouting mind enabled unfledged curiosity. Before then I had been to nude beaches, but … Continue reading The Mysteries Of Nudity
Dear Segun, Thinking of losing you is like living without water. Fix me because I am in pieces and my heart bleeds. The songs you sing to me lingers in my memory like a lullaby. Oh, ayanfẹ mi, how can I leave when we are meant to build our world together. If I go, I … Continue reading Biafra, I Must Go
*APC 1 : 1 – 24* Our Reading For Today Is Taken From The Book Of APC Chapter 1 Verse 1 To 22…. 1. And it came to pass, when the Lord would punish Nigerians for the sins of their fathers, that he gave them a president under whose hand they will be mightily oppressed. … Continue reading The Political Bible