Random Chronicles

Whenever we get to that point in church on Sunday when they say “let’s pray for Nigeria”, instantly all my antenna goes into weak mode. I suddenly begin to have zero attention. Sometimes I even sit down. I just can’t pretend. I […]

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When I Went To Kaduna…

In those days, mom would say “what about your friends, so and so? Let me buy you credit so you can call them”. Before I finish rolling my eyes, she has sent her girl to buy me airtime. These days, life seems […]

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ORIKI

  Oríkì, or praise poetry, is a cultural phenomenon amongst Yorubas of West Africa . Oríkì varies in length depending on whether it is the name given to a child to describe the future portents of the life or a recital of […]

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A Writer….Seriously??

Been trying to blog from my laptop for a while now, make some major changes to the blog and actually set the ground running again, but internet hasn’t been fair to me. I thought blogging from the laptop would make the work […]

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The many faults of Buhari’s administration

Even ordinary/common family planning no longer works under Buhari’s administration. Ok, here goes: Iya Farouk is my neighbour. No, she doesn’t live in my compound. Her husband is a landlord in the area. Now, Iya Farouk is pregnant with her 7th child(blame […]

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Letter to Eniola

Dear Eniola, I don’t know if you still remember me. I don’t know if you are still angry with me. It’s been up to 11 years or more. I feel guilty each time I remember, how I lost a good friend, who […]

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