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Oya, let me tell you why our brother raped our sister

Our brother’s name is Lati; short for Abdullahteef. He was born seven years after me. He is the only son of my parents and the last born. We are five in number. At the beginning; when we were much younger,…

Nduka Obaigbena and the miracle called ThisDay -Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

I have seen many miracles happen before my very eyes. Back in 1986, the guru who brought me into journalism, Sonala Olumhense, resigned from his job as the Editorial Page Editor of The Guardian to take up the almost unfathomable…

Our pastor kidnapped and raped me, a married woman!

So I just told him, ‘Pastor J, I am getting married to Sam. We have been courting for almost three years now and I love him.’ But Pastor J said I should just think about his proposal.

Don’t ever do any of this when you visit the bereaved -Tara Martins Aisida

It’s amazing what a ‘how are you doing? I thought of you today and said to call…’ or visit can do.

Yes, 3 children died inside well, but I swear, it is not what you think

To hear some people tell a story and make ordinary tales sound extraordinary is a gift. But in the case of the three dead children found in the well, I still insist, there was no foul play, it was not…

I wanted a big penis, but, omo, the thing nearly killed me

I quarreled with one stupid girl I dated years back, she called me names and said my thing is so small she never knows when I’m inside.

A Random Night at the New Afrika Shrine – Dami Ajayi

The New Afrika Shrine is the best place to be any given Sunday evening Femi Kuti and his Positive Force Band are in town. Located towards the outskirts (read entrance) of Lagos, it is close enough to the seat of…

Hey, have you heard about “Survivor’s guilt”? -Tara Martins-Aisida

My first close encounter with death that took the wind off my sails was that of my younger sister, Torera. She died in 1995 at the age of 18+ from a little known autoimmune disease called Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). I remember…

My child was kidnapped, I got her back

Yemi wanted me to remove the pregnancy. I said, who sai! Remove what? I will not endanger my life, o.

Me And My Lagos City Scribe Cyprian Ekwensi-Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

  Many writers make the habit of hiding from the public. They stay away from the city centre, claiming that there is so much distraction in a bustling city like Lagos. These writers almost always pursue their craft in rustic…

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