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What is life asking of you? – Tara Martins Aisida

Why do we suffer to make a living only to die, eventually? What is the reason for our being here, for the length of time we spend on this side and why? I have asked these questions for a very…

I did not kill her o. I just wanted to help her remove the belle

You must believe me when I say I am a good person. As you see me so l, I have no bad mind against anybody. The area in Akoka where my shop is located is full of students; university o,…

I called them daddy and uncle but they raped me for many years

I trusted my father to be the one to protect me but he didn’t. I am almost 18 years old and I will finish with secondary school by June this year. I would have finished a long time before now…

To live in Aso Rock Villa, you must be fortified -Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Time was when Dodan Barracks in Lagos rocked as the seat of Nigerian power. One bloody coup almost succeeded in Dodan Barracks, Lagos, and the rush to Aso Rock, Abuja became a fast 100-metre dash, complete with performance-enhancing drugs! The…

If I knew that being a Nanny abroad would land me in jail, I for kuku remain in Nigeria.

I raised all my children by myself as a single parent with five children, although from three different fathers. One died, two simply walked away after fathering a child each. All my children remain as one. I have never allowed…

Stop. Think: Does your life have meaning? -Tara Martins Aisida

I recently finished reading one of the books on my booklist. VIKTOR E. FRANKL’s “Man’s search for meaning”  is highly recommended and was worth the read. I stopped a lot of times to reflect about some of the things I…

Abeg o, my child is not a miracle baby, she is pastor’s daughter!

My daughter is 15 years old and she is the best thing that ever happened to me.   She is the only child I have and that is why I have kept her story hidden but now i can talk…

Gani Must Come Back – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

It was President Buhari’s wife who asked the question: “Are there no longer men in Nigeria?” She was wailing about the shadowy characters that had, allegedly, hijacked her husband’s regime. We need one particular man to come back from death…

Ahh, wicked people! It is not true that he died on top of me.

I am a 36 years old nursing mother with a three month old baby and it is not true that a man died on top of me at the hotel. By the time I met Ajani, the one who died…

My own don finish o! Of all the people in Lagos, I robbed a police woman!

It was around that kind 7 o clock for night that we went to rob in the traffic. Many times, we just hang around to see if any passenger for bus stop will be careless or maybe they are standing…

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