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A tale of two women – Peju Akande

Yesterday was Mothering Sunday among Catholics, it made me remember two special women. There lived an old landlady on my former street who was widely suspected of witchcraft simply because she didn’t tolerate noisy kids and a dirty environment. Having no kids…

Oya talk true: will you kill or keep a disabled child – Abiodun Kuforiji Nkwocha

Growing up, I never ever thought about what life could be like for people that are disabled in anyway. I don’t blame myself. You see life through your own prism especially when you are young. I went to a school…

A Wizard Doles Out Life Lessons-Dami Ajayi

  Brymo was recently seen in his latest music video, playing a piano around a bridge in Lagos, butt naked. Whilst the furore is loudest on social media, the consensus on his nudity is still conflicted, somewhere between obscenity and…

Going to visit friends in Lagos is a road trip-Lucia Edafioka

My friend Kay rented an apartment in the Iju area of Lagos. A while ago, he called to say “when will you come visit me, Lucia?” “Oh, when I am up for a road trip,” I replied. I laughed, he…

Dear Nigerian men, stop PROTECTING women. PROTECT yourself – Viola Okolie

Okay, following the non-brouhaha that was the outing of a well known comedian as the potential baby daddy of a month’s old baby born to a Nigerian Facebook user, one thing played out. In trying to sound more catholic than…

Why are our teenagers committing suicide?-Peju Akande

Sixteen is the age most of us fall in love for the first time but at this age, Joseph, not real name, who outwardly appeared to have a comfortable life in a prestigious school took his own life. Boye, not…

Na wa, kids of these days have no respect-Abiodun Kuforiji Nkwocha

These kids sef.  I am not talking about my own children. I am talking about young boys and girls. Ok, maybe not boys and girls like that. I mean young adults. Those in the late teen years and early to…

Dear Nigerians, calm down. Your curses did not kill MMM founder – Sisi Lucia

Do you guys remember MMM? Of course you do. It is still fresh in your memory. Well, the founder of the ponzi scheme Seigei Mavrodi died during the week. His death would have been just another death except that Nigerians…

Let me tell you what WE did at Dangote’s party – Abiodun Kuforiji Nkwocha

This country will not finish me. It has been a depressing and emotional week for me. I was talking to Dangote and Bill Gates at the wedding the other day and the prognosis of this country is pretty bleak. As I…

Lagos showed me shege this week- Sisi Lucia

Last Friday was Afropolitan Vibes and it was  lit! We had a throwback to when most of us were in secondary school. Styl-plus (more like styl-minus) Tunde has left the group. So it was only Shifi and Zeal (ha, Zeal…

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