28

Nov

THE STORY IN MY HEAD (II)- By- Emmiasky Ojex

I look down and I don’t recognize myself I tried hard, To push my legs to go fast but I guess theirs were faster than mine Pushed, To the wall of a filthy building All I heard were ripples I READ MORE

27

Nov

Everyone Fights -By- OBIECHEFU CHINONSO

There is always a fight for everyone If you choose not to fight You never come into the light. People may say don’t bite more than you can chew Others may say it’s not necessary to fight, Little wonder life READ MORE

23

Nov

This Is Me-By- Ibanga Emem

Do not blame me because I turn blue skies, purple The world is bored of her color; she barely looks at them anymore and smile Don’t point fingers at me because I dream I sing out loud, hopping on your READ MORE

22

Nov

FOREVER AND A DAY AFTER-By- KEVWE EFE

She was scared, scared of the unknown.  At least, she knew she was scared of being alone. Scared of doing things alone. She’d always tell him what she wanted to do, always ask for his consent, they’d always do stuff READ MORE

21

Nov

We Should All Be Writers-By-John Chizoba Vincent

(FACEBOOK WRITERS’ PHENOMENON) In many cities of the world, especially the under developing countries, writers have been subject of abuse, neglect, exploitation and even in extreme cases murdered by evil critics who don’t even  critique constructively. These writers, expected mirrors READ MORE

20

Nov

Staved -By- Abdullah Atteh Lateefat

Listen, Our people. Our people, Listen! What we have to say to you! That you may know; You have long been deaf, And you have been blinded- By the mockery In the eyes  Of those ‘Culture thieves’. They who have READ MORE

16

Nov

Delight pondereth my soul in the outermost paths Found between the complexity of thoughts; Diverse immersion of yesteryears Dreaming it’s reality to the crumble presence of constrained existence, Oh! How I wished and longed that the fourscore, Double fourscore was READ MORE

08

Nov

IF YOURE READING THIS -By- JOSHUA WILCOX

He was desperate. So desperate he thought he could tear himself apart limb by limb without feeling an iota of pain. The continuous noise from the clock in a room this big was enough to tell it all. His endless READ MORE

03

Nov

WHY BOOKS MIGHT RUIN YOU- By-Mathias Bright

Yesterday, at a press conference, while I was waiting for the keynote speaker of the conference, I met a new friend who is also a journalist. Having exchanged pleasantries and accepted our fates to have been delayed by the organizers READ MORE

30

Oct

Jarres Roads & Strong Hearts- By-Chikadibia
Jarres Roads & Strong Hearts- By-Chikadibia

Lagos, The city that never sleeps, Always on the move, Either sitting  still, or standing, Always on the move. In all of her gloriousness, She’s that woman with wild big eyes. Uncombed hair, deep voice, wide nose. A scowl on READ MORE

04

Oct

One of the major problems or  issues that some contemporary Nigerian writers have today is that they want to write and sound like Chimamanda Adichie,  Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe,  Christopher Okigbo, Habila Helon and Many others to be accepted by READ MORE

23

Sep

The Fight – By- Abdullah Ateh Lateefat

God created rainfall for Benin I am tired My clothes are forever wet Like the cheeks of a mourning widow The rain comes Like a book with endless chapters Shine me oh thy noble sun! Let your fierce hotness Feast READ MORE

18

Sep

Mother -By- Godwin Henry Osaigbovo Pa Shakespeare

  ‘Better lose the saddle than the horse’. Every mother’s voice echo these 7 words To her child, not just out of love, Not entirely for love but for joy. The joy of motherhood. This life will be hard (they READ MORE

05

Sep

The Beginning of Everything Genocide.-By-John Chizoba Vincent

A REVIEW OF BEN JOSSY’S BENUE CHILD “Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought” Percy Bysshe Shelley- “When I’m writing, I’m thinking about myself, because it’s the only experience I have to draw on. And I don’t READ MORE

30

Aug

LIVE FOR THE NOW-By- Odirionye Chiagoziem

Words to live by: Look not back on yesterday or what you have left behind, For only today is yours to claim and this moment only is your time. Fret not on what has been or on what has passed READ MORE

23

Aug

Save The Girls – By- DERIOTEIDOR KENNETH 

Our Sister, your sister, a turmoil-unhealed tumor, Born home, made street yet street chase after their lives; Below gantry they  seek shade. Our unborn progeny mothers Raped and murdered like ants, You took advantage of their purity; Even carved them READ MORE

21

Aug

Nights like this, we are strange creatures Created after a god- fading into a whisper; . We sit by our mother’s windows Wearing a colourless skin on a body Defiled by silence, emptiness & paleness Waiting for a known face, READ MORE

17

Aug

Grace, After all -By- Daniele Bergamini

I am Christian: which means I am blessed by having received the revelation that God has been suffering with me, and dying for me, so to open the Gates of Heaven for my whole being. I am physically disabled, for READ MORE

09

Aug

For The Girl Child- By- Collette Obi

A note to any girl or woman who is yet to understand her self worth, listen up girl, your worth is impossible to measure!. This is our story marred with experiences. She came to him tainted and confused with lots READ MORE

08

Aug

For Boys Like Me Who Are Writers-By- John Chizoba Vincent

Get rejected by publishers and magazines, feel the rejections and bounce back.Get abused but never relent on it.  Let them squeeze your manuscripts for once and throw it in a waste can, yes, for once; It would make you better. READ MORE