Just like every other organ in the body, the brain is prone to sickness. When this happens, it results into what we know as mental illness. Mental illness is not what people have demonized it to be. Mental illness is not the same as madness. Mental illness is not necessarily a spiritual problem. Like cancer … Continue reading Pay more attention to your brainy brains.
Growing up, I had a sweet bitter relationship with molues. We were living in Mile 12 while schooling in Somolu. I was introduced to the world of tracks at about 5,6 years aka you run after bus. You had to get to the Mile 12 bus stop at a particular time. If you don't, you'd … Continue reading Molue: The pre-danfo and BRT era.
As a kid, I'd come home and complain to my folks I wasn't seeing the board in class. My dad would shout at me and say it's because I sit too close to the TV. In my junior high, I finally put a name to my predicament. I was short sighted and needed to use … Continue reading Lies our parents told us.
How far would you go to save your life? Would you really give an arm?
Ever since his father bequeathed the seat of the CEO to Kunle, he quit being the loving man she had known and married. All he seemed interested in was hanging out with the league of big boys or throwing luxury parties in the house. For the past six months, he had been fixated on taking … Continue reading Misunderstood
I've had a fever all day and as I lay in bed wondering how long it would take water to boil on my skin, I remembered an incident that happened when I was a kid. We had a hospital in our compound there were always constant visits there. Whenever I had a fever, I noticed … Continue reading Disappearing Act
I woke up this morning really hungry and this time, it's noodles with a PhD that came to my mind. I'm just here salivating in the staff meeting. 😂😂😂 Who remembers those early noodles adverts where they will put just one 70g noodles in a big pot of water and voila, by the time it's … Continue reading Noodle Scam
I was in church this evening when the devil came and planted the image of shawarma in my head. Yes, I know it's the devil because that was all I could think of through the service. It was so bad that before the Pastor even closed the service, I was already googling shawarma spots around. … Continue reading Shawarma Tales
A country of Extraordinary Ghosts is one book that will shock the average Nigerian with the lax recurring sex theme. A few steps away from being an erotica, it's really daring for a Nigerian author seeing as sex is one word that has been demonized in our communities. We like to act like it's not … Continue reading A Country of Extraordinary Ghosts by Onyeka Nwelue
Tola is a brilliant nine year old girl. For five years, she had received the "Overall Best Student" award in her class. She loved to sing, dance and act. Her dream was to become a popular actress like the women she watches on TV. Tola only gets time to spend time with her mum on … Continue reading Victims