Poem: Nigeria! Yes Nigeria

Nigeria Nigeria! Yes Nigeria My motherland A land of diverse laughter Different tribes, different languages And great delicacies Nigeria! Yes Nigeria My motherland Built to scatter Built with confused souls Going on a merry go round leadership Dissecting and forgetting The true warriors to save thy neck Nigeria, my motherland Filled with the world’ best... Continue Reading →

What I’ve Been Up To?

Have I been busy? Am not too sure I have, because no matter what I do, I always have something to write about and even though I don’t get to write and post it on here, my mind stays curious to the things I still have to write about that I haven’t read somewhere and... Continue Reading →

Pidgin Poem: Change For Naija – By Anastasia Ruth and Arinzechukwu Patrick

Anastasia: Brother abeg send me something. Dis tin no easy Abi, Dem say make we vote change, We no know sey e go be like this Abi make una help me see na Tins hard the more And dem say na change My brother you dey  far You no go understand The man sey change But suffering... Continue Reading →

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Speech At Wellesley’s College

The author of Americanah- currently being made into a film starring Lupita Nyong'o, has given a speech to the graduating class of Wellesley College - a women's liberal arts college in Massachusetts - about what it means to be a woman. Talking about everything from lipstick to what it means to be liked, her advice... Continue Reading →

Dele Momodu’s open letter to Nigeria’s First Lady (Published on today’s Thisday Newspaper)

Your Excellency please let me start by emphasizing the fact that this is my very first letter to you since destiny elevated you and your husband to the highest positions in Nigeria. It may be the last before your tenure expires on May 29, 2015, and another begins with you or someone else in the... Continue Reading →

Poem: Our Country, Our Tower of Babel.

Like the tower of babel, We are a people of diverse tongues, A confused nation, a menace society ‎Imitators with lack of understanding We are a nation of thieves A nation of corrupt governance A nation of injustice Settled in a vast and prosperous land A land we make no use of We are displaced... Continue Reading →

Queen Victoria’s God Daughter Was A Nigerian…

Sarah Forbes Bonetta, a princess of the Egbado clan of the Yoruba people, is best known as the goddaughter of Queen Victoria of Great Britain. Bonetta was born in 1843 in what is now southwest Nigeria. Her parents' names are unknown as are the names of her siblings who were all killed in the 1847 slave raid... Continue Reading →

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