All posts by Onu-Okpara Chiamaka

Sometimes, I want to be a Writer. Other times, a Tailor. Since, I can't decide on what to do, I have decided to take all the bulls by their horns. Hopefully, the Fates will help me pick whichever is right.
Tightening the Noose

Tightening the Noose

The magnificent country that we are, we decided to go the unconventional way.  An open air presidential debate. “Fair” and “open”,  so no one could misinterpret any words. Or actions. No one could complain of compromised media. ***** February 14, 2019 The crowd at Teslim Balogun Stadium spilled over into the main road. Twenty six … Continue reading Tightening the Noose

Red Ochre

Igeda, Benue State, Nigeria. Beads swayed with her paw-paw shaped hips as she walked down the forest path. Newly painted spirals of Ochre paint made Akum’s coal skin glisten red.  Striding quickly, she rounded the bend to the stream. Green leaves littered the path with colours only Ohe, the creator, could paint. She slowed down where … Continue reading Red Ochre