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Fake visa landed me in trouble but Baba God had other plans

Unlike many people who have sad stories to tell about their times abroad, I had a rather funny experience when I decided to move abroad. In telling my story, I am not trying to belittle any one or make other…

My wife is a thief, abeg let us say it as it is

My wife is a thief, let us say it as it is. And this her stealing has caused me untold shame and embarrassment in the area where we live. First, she started by stealing from me. In all the 26…

My friend’s mum was not my first but she taught me bad things sha

I was in my second year at the university when I met this friend; he is half Nigerian, half Zimbabwean. He was born in Zimbabwe, schooled there a bit before his parents relocated to Nigeria. My friend’s name is Tendai,…

It’s time to stand up and be counted-Tara Aisida

If there is one thing I hate with a passion, it is injustice. I have never been able to see injustice and do nothing about it even if it means merely speaking out. I have a deep rooted belief that…

My brother went for #endsars, now we can’t find him!

My brother has been missing since yesterday 20-10-20! We don’t know where he is. We don’t know whether he is dead. We don’t know anything. He told us he was going to take part in the protests at Lekki and…

#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 we had been banned from sharing; yes we share that she was a victim of police brutality, but we never share the part that she…

#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 in primary school and after school , we were dropped off at a family friend’s house at Ilasamaja where my mother picked us up after…

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. Here is my own story. I was right in front of my house when I got picked up. It was one of those lazy days…

My nasty SARS experience!

I joined the protest to #endsars because I was a victim of their brutality! I am glad they have finally been disbanded but this is my story! I am not even a youth, well, I won’t classify myself as a…

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 of an undercover reporter Tobore Ovuorie who in 2014 published a report titled “Inside Nigeria’s ruthless human trafficking mafia.” The film comes highly recommended,  it…

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