How JP Clark led Achebe & Soyinka to IBB – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Writing is fighting. That is the dictum of the fiery African-American writer Ishmael Reed who…

How to survive on Nigerian campuses – Lucia Edafioka

As it has become imminent that students will soon return to Nigerian campuses, I recall…

#Endsars: My sister was raped by the motherf@#@#$%!

We won’t stop the protests until something concrete happens! My sister’s story is a story…

Who gave birth to Yoruba demons? – Peju Akande

A friend of mine and I recently found time to talk about wigs, clothes, makeup,…

#EndSars protests: We must stand with the youth! – Tara Aisida

The first protest I can remember witnessing  was the “Ali Must Go” protests.  I was…

Ahh, come and hear my sad yet lucky experience with SARS

There are too many stories to tell about SARS and their brutalization of  young Nigerians.…

World Exclusive: Wole Soyinka publishes new novel – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

It is cool by me to let out this news item as a World Exclusive:…

Tenkiu you, Lagos for that water bonanza – Lucia Edafioka

I witnessed a sadly funny thing the year the Lagos Marathon began. On my way…

My nasty SARS experience!

I joined the protest to #endsars because I was a victim of their brutality! I…

Oloture and sex trafficking; we’re all complicit-Tara Aisida

I recently watched MO Abudu’s new film Olotore said to be inspired by the work…

I have HIV and my father said to keep mum from mum

I am normal; I look normal, I do everything ok and yet I am HIV…

James Hadley Chase all over – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The request from my reader was short and sharp: “Let’s have your piece on James…

Call me wicked if you like, but I have left my brother and his wife at the hospital to suffer!

My younger brother is a lay-about; he was spoilt rotten by our parents because he…

Life is a leveler joo-Tara Aisida

When you think you have it all figured out, it throws you a curve ball…

I fathered two children with my house help, so what?

Everyone says I am a bad person, ok, mo ti gbo, what else is new?…

How to wake a 60-year-old sleeping giant – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

A sleeping giant is a bad sight to behold. Nigeria happens to be widely acknowledged…

Lagosians are high on pollution and happy with it- Lucia Edafioka

We are all high on the pollution in Lagos, Leye Adenle, author of Easy Motion…

Help! I was just playing o but online love has put me in wahala!

I met him online; one of those forums you use with a Facebook account. He…

After Covid-19, we may have a mental health pandemic. Are we prepared? – Tara Aisida

I don’t know about you but when I drive or walk down the streets in…

From a crying baby to a mogul, I am proud of my friend

Our paths crossed many years back at a secondary school Ijebu ode; we were in…

Our daughter is missing but I just wish she is dead!

She went missing shortly before the lockdown. She had a habit of going missing for…

Are you in a sexless marriage? – Tara Aisida

As a single matured woman, I am wont to look enviously at married couples especially…

Protests echo restructuring calls, says IYC, deplores attack on leader

Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) has described the #EndSARS protests across Nigeria as a reverberation of…

#LekkiMassacre: African Bar Association to file criminal complaints against FG

The African Bar Association has said it would immediately file criminal complaints against the federal…

Lagos seals 11 petrol stations, 19 others

The Lagos State Government through its Physical Planning Permit Authority says it has sealed some…

Mendy ‘shows quality’ as Chelsea frustrated in home draw with Sevilla

Edouard Mendy has established himself as Chelsea’s first-choice goalkeeper after again “showing his quality” in…

Lekki Shooting: 28 injured #EndSARS protesters taken to hospital, says Sanwo-Olu

At least 28 people were injured on Tuesday when soldiers shot at #EndSARS protesters in…

*Shooting of #EndSARS protesters at Lekki: Army won’t let us through – Emergency workers (Vanguard)*Black Tuesday: 49 killed as protests turn bloody (Punch)

Shooting of #EndSARS protesters at Lekki: Army won’t let us through – Emergency workers (Vanguard)…

Nigerians only rise up when it affects them – Onyeka Nwelue

Last week, the LGBTQIA+ community in Nigeria, joined the #EndSARS protests, carrying placards and demanding…

Jesuits priests say #ENDSARS Protest is “A demand for justice and transformation.”

In consonance with the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), the Jesuits of North-West Africa…

Dele Giwa’s kind of journalism – Ehi Braimah

Thirty-fouryears ago on October 19, 1986, the life of Dele Giwa, a brilliant, courageous and…

*Lagos #EndSARS protesters resist curfew (Guardian)*2 dead as suspected cultists clash in Ikorodu (Vanguard)

Lagos #EndSARS protesters resist curfew (Guardian) EndSARS protesters in Lagos State have said they are…

Bill Gates writes book about stopping climate change

Bill Gates has clearly been using his time in lockdown productively. The billionaire philanthropist has…

First Bank USSD Account Opening

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