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My father-in-law is a bad guy but my real paddy for jungle!

I have a good story to tell, but sorry it is not your usual sad tales. Mine is a happy one. Ok, it’s about me and my father- in -law. The man is a retired civil servant. He is one…

Day Chinua Achebe could not answer his name – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu
My phone could not stop ringing.It was the same message from far and near: “Please confirm if Chinua Achebe has truly died.”The news had been broken to me by a “strategic source”. There was a call from Channels TV on…
I no do again: after 42 years of marriage, my mumu don do!

That man over there is my husband, we’ve been married for 42 years. Now is the time for us as a married couple to be enjoying the fruits of our labour; this is the period I often preach about, telling…

Any man who loves me will die because I have a spirit husband I don’t even know

My fiancé died one day to our wedding. He just slept and never woke up. He was hale and hearty; he had no sickness, complained of no pain. He was full of life when he went to bed that night.…

Naira Marley Issa jail! – Dami Ajayi

Naira Marley, the poster boy for Internet Fraud better known as Yahoo Yahoo, has also become its scapegoat. Called in for questioning by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) a week ago, he is still in custody, awaiting arraignment…

Writing your Obituary is not morbid, it’s you telling your own story-Tara Martins Aisida

I read an article recently and it was titled “Why you need to write your obituary.” The title intrigued me because as we all know, most people don’t get to write theirs because obituaries are normally written after the death…

Don’t follow facebook boyfriend o. One almost killed me

I was in SS3 two years ago when I decided to leave school to visit a guy I met on Facebook. The only thing that saved my life was because I told three of my friends in school where I…

There is no Nigerian Writer like Okot p’Bitek – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Nigerian writers are so boring in their social lives. I want all Nigerian writers, especially the poets, to copy the life and times of Okot p’Bitek, the great Ugandan poet, author of Song of Lawino. Okot was my lecturer but…

Landlord’s beware: Some tenants are from hell

Everyone in Lagos is quick to tell you one story or another about a bad landlord, a wicked landlord, a shylock of a landlord. Nobody tells the story of terrible tenants. Tenants from the pit of hell. My story is…

My best friend killed himself at 17. Lemme tell you why!

Daniel was my friend. We were friends from nursery school continued halfway through primary school then met again in secondary school. It wasn’t planned, it just happened. The funny thing is, much as we were close, our parents weren’t close.…

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