Baby Poop, Perineum and other Motherhood Things

Motherhood is work and errrr fun. I have had ssome really cool experiences and I have learnt more than I imagined I would. Will like to share some. Enjoy.   It’s not always malaria when it feels like Malaria. I remember being quite sure I had malaria, getting an anti malaria drug and then quite … Continue reading Baby Poop, Perineum and other Motherhood Things

Freedom: Little mercies we take for granted. By ‘Lanre Bucknor (@lordrooz)

    "Alaye, je kin ma ba e lo ago e yen lo" (hommie, please hand down your wristwatch) "Where I sabi you sef, look me well chief, you no remember my face?" "Chairman, anything you have, just help your guy" Freedom, is one virtue most humans take for granted. Freedom is a thing we … Continue reading Freedom: Little mercies we take for granted. By ‘Lanre Bucknor (@lordrooz)

What Her Body Needs By Tunji Andrews

WARNING: THIS IS RATED 18......................It's not for "shildren". Even me I didn't read it oooo, I closed my eyes while publishing. The author was reluctant to publish this but was inspired to do so after last night's No Holds Barred Interactive. #nhbi. If you are on twitter and you dont follow it every Wednesday at … Continue reading What Her Body Needs By Tunji Andrews

My Mother ……. The Sunbeam by @sleekdami (Lights will guide you home)

So many words from so many people.... This woman just left here, talking about hoping my mom made heaven and how we should rally round my dad so he doesn't go and carry all these jezebels around (she's deeper life by the way).....am angry...I should be...but then....why should I be angry with someone who has … Continue reading My Mother ……. The Sunbeam by @sleekdami (Lights will guide you home)

TWO PEOPLE & ONE HAUSA MAN – @gbengaosowe & Naija Ethnocentrism by @toyinfab

TWO PEOPLE & ONE HAUSA MAN – Osowe Oluwagbenga @gbengaosowe …1996 A sunny Wednesday afternoon, Tired and spent, feeling weak and hungry Boy though I was, I walked like a man who spent the whole day on the farm Then I saw the crowd, and Cursed with the curiosity of a cat, I moved Towards … Continue reading TWO PEOPLE & ONE HAUSA MAN – @gbengaosowe & Naija Ethnocentrism by @toyinfab

My Mother….The Sunbeam by @sleekdami

Hi, everyone @sleekdami is a reader and a friend. She lost her Mom last week. May her soul rest in peace Amen Tuesday 9.03 pm,‎​I knocked on  my house door in Abuja after staying in Karu holdup, after all the greetings,‎​I sat to charge my phone. “Your mum is sick.” said my aunt, “ehen ‎​I didn't … Continue reading My Mother….The Sunbeam by @sleekdami

An Elegy to the GIRL-bride by Gbenga Osowe (@gbengaosowe)

This is an elegy to the bride who is still but a child Crying every night as she suffers pain so gruesome and not mild Pains caused by the enlarged phallus of a man no better than beasts in the wild In tears, she watched, as the beast grunted in the joy of orgasmic fervour … Continue reading An Elegy to the GIRL-bride by Gbenga Osowe (@gbengaosowe)

Will Nigerians Read Books On Mobile Phones? By Okechukwu Ofili

The reading culture of Nigerians has been on a steady decline for some time now. The decline can be attributed to many factors from a tough economy to a general lack of reading interest in the younger generation. Some have even gone as far as blaming the poor reading culture on mobile devices. Now there … Continue reading Will Nigerians Read Books On Mobile Phones? By Okechukwu Ofili

RE- Thirty Two, Jobless, Single and Yes Frustrated (A twenty something year old’s response)

This is a response to yesterday's post. see here Self pity, that’s what you are soaking in. I read through your rants with my eyebrows raised as far as they could go. Yes Nigeria was bad; Nigeria is still bad and bla bla bla. But are you the only one that was born into unfavourable conditions? … Continue reading RE- Thirty Two, Jobless, Single and Yes Frustrated (A twenty something year old’s response)

CHRONICLES: 8 FIGURES AND A SHORT DASH By Gbenga Osowe (@gbengaosowe)

Countless numbers of fowls, beheaded Tubers of yam, pounded Bottles of drinks, emptied                                                                                                                                                   Merry-making and dancing, An ecstatic father, an elated mother, The solemnity amidst the merriment As the priest pronounces the new-born’s name, And the party continues    Omo tuntun alejo aiye, omo {Oh new born babe, a guest in this world}  Iya aburo … Continue reading CHRONICLES: 8 FIGURES AND A SHORT DASH By Gbenga Osowe (@gbengaosowe)