You live in a house made of bones, like an excavated bony cave. You live to serve your master, but in the actual sense, you are the slave that has his master crawling on fours. Obedi is your master. He is a legendary goldsmith or dare you say ‘was’. Because now, he is a shadow…

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You told me that you did not believe in dreams; that they were figments of one’s imaginations. But I believed differently. You even went ahead to tell me that you did not believe in God. As such, there was no way God or any being at all would speak to anyone through the person’s dreams….

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This is the land she calls home: Zaria. A land of rocks and rushing rivers. A land of craft and culture. The land of bravery. She knows the land just like she knows the veins at the back of her palms. She has hawked kilishi in Sabon Gari market and mixed tuwo in her mother’s…

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Man has indeed conquered the world. The ship sailing across the sea, the car gliding over the land and even this Boeing 747 aircraft that you are on right now are all evidence of the prowess of mankind. You stare in awe at the grandeur of the aircraft. It is as large as Samuel promised…

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This story is dedicated to all the women who have suffered from, or who still suffer from VVF, especially as a result of child marriage.
Let’s stand together and fight child marriage. It is inhumane, and it destroys our future.

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Have you ever experienced death while you still lived? Have you felt flames shrinking your flesh? Have you smelt the stench of your own meat? Bile rising to your throat. Pain engulfing your brain? The beating of your heart. The fear hidden under your tongue. This is was it takes to be a skull brother….

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I shall wait for him to love me, I shall kneel in prayer till my knees bleed. My Knight, where art thou? I await your entrance in glory. Of fanfare and trumpet, to claim my hands and fill my limbs, and make me whole. I await the joy you will bring. The kisses that will…

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Diamond is a woman’s best friend, shining every new day. It is solid, loyal and unceasing, shining through the dark ebony skies.   It is a union of uncertainty, of strength and fragility, of loyalty and intensity, of diamond and woman

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Most people call it tongue, I call it my sword: The weapon of bravery, in a time when men choose to be dumb.   Let poetry mate with your tongue, in the intercourse of words and wisdom. Defend a cause of nobility; be a voice of truth

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My friend, Happiness should be your tutor! Happiness is a marathon runner. Trust me, it is a very good one at that. It can run faster than a thousand Usain Bolts put together. It is the black goat that you are searching for in a dark night. It is indeed a fleeting shadow. Happiness is…

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