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Ah, Willy is dead but I swear, it is not like dat

I love Willy. I love him because he is the only one who understands me and my needs. I am not the type of girl that sleeps around; I am a one-man woman type, so don’t believe what the police…

Mayorkun: The Mayor of Lagos Babes – Dami Ajayi

It has been a long haul for Mayorkun since Eleko, his soul-stirring, prayer-invoking, ancestor-inviting, Nollywood-inspired, bluff-rebuffing and catapult-propelled breakthrough song. And, by his own ratings, owning a Porsche is still further down that road. Three good years after his break-out…

Abeg don’t call me widow, call me my name – Tara Martins Aisida

I remember being prayed for the same day Mr Aisi passed on or maybe, it was the very next day and someone (I can’t remember who now) uttered the word the “widow and the fatherless” in prayers and I thought…

I ran from sleeping with men in Nigeria to sleeping with animals in Libya

Every time I heard about human trafficking, I never thought I would be involved. I never thought I would be one of the people anyone will point to as being a part of the trade. But here I am, a…

The day I interviewed OBJ in Aso Rock -Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Journalism is cool by me. The joy of journalism is that one can afford to do the impossible. With the help of many powerful sources, this reporter can get into circles where mere mortals can only dream of. During the…

Life is Eazi, Vol. 2: Lagos to London-Dami Ajayi

Whoever thought a post-modern minstrel like Mr Eazi was going to rest on his oars after his Lagos arrival may be pleasantly surprised that his raft has left for London. Lagos to London sounds like the destination of many Nigerians…

Oga that girl pikin, na ya fault o – Emeka Nwolisa

My guy, I  strong die! Na baby boy my wife born.  Across cultures and ethnic groups, the male child has always been desired and treasured. The man without one is often the butt of jokes in male circles and the jokes…

My helicopter flight into muddy water- Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

A recent helicopter crash in England shocked the world. It took just 40 seconds after takeoff on October 27 for the private helicopter of Leicester City football club owner, the Thai billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, to crash outside the club’s King…

Daring death in the waters and creeks of Niger Delta – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The words “fools rush in where angels fear to tread”, taken from Alexander Pope’s 1711 poem “An Essay on Criticism”, aptly describes my ways. I have been in more hot water than a teabag. The creeks and waters of Niger…

Let us say no to bullying – Peju Akande

I was bullied when I was in secondary school and to date, I have not forgotten the incident. I truly find it hard to think well of the senior who bullied me. What did she do? She humiliated me by…

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