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Colour – OZIOMA OKAFOR

I was like that black and white picture hung on the wall Devoid of colour but contented with my loneliness Then you came along And brought colour to my life I was all shades of bright And happy with my … Continue reading

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The Language Barrier – OLUWAKOREDE AKINKUOLIE

Even the language confounds me *sigh* So being from a tribe, you know how to speak your language right? You also feel like you speak it well enough that they can’t attempt to sell you to strangers right? (Please tell me … Continue reading

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The Cultural Confusion – OLUWAKOREDE AKINKUOLIE

So, you move to a different environment and are expected to adapt well to the culture right? And it should be easy when it’s your own culture right? Nope, sorry, wrong and again wrong! I think this only drives me … Continue reading

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Trained Or Terrorised – DAMILARE HOSENI

  Where is my strength? The idea to toil while my shoes shine in the helpless sun; the notion of a true gentleman? One who has the wisdom to stand upright or he who calls himself a man without class. … Continue reading

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Notice Me – GODWAYNE OGU

She sat, smiling. My eyes often interlocking vision with hers, she didn’t know anything. That is the farthest I have ever gone; looking from a distance. I’d hold the mic, sing out my heart, speaking to her, ‘How Did She … Continue reading

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My Friend – My Phone – ADENIRAN VINCENT (BABAVIN)

My childhood brings back memories. Yours does too, doesn’t it? I remember when the Nokia 3310 was introduced in the early 2000s (yes, I’m that old. LOL!). If you don’t, then you missed out. That phone should be tagged “Rock … Continue reading

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Soup For Your Soul

I am not even going to lie. The tension is here; between who I am and who I could be, between how it is and how it should be. It is a mighty struggle None like I have ever seen … Continue reading

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Becoming A Parent At 15

Life has been terribly hard since the inception of this #ChangeRegime. Nigeria has now become a synonym for hardship and suffering. People are hungry, jobless and have no means of survival because everything seems to have gone up. Initially we … Continue reading

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Change – ELISHA SEYITAN

Nation tired of retrogression Seek way to  uplift ourselves  We want a change  Where we do not need to beg for identity Where without fear  Our currency we can change Without fear from The various range  We will get from … Continue reading

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The Obsession Story

My obsession used to be that I wanted to be different, then I was obsessed with joining the military. I cannot believe there was a time I could think of nothing but learning how to drive. There was a time … Continue reading

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