Pain is not meant to end you. Bad days are not all there is. And the broken pieces of you do not reflect who you are.
Identify the roads you took in the past year and don’t necessarily avoid them altogether this new year; instead, find better ways to go down the same road.
Personally, I oscillated between steadying my wings and braving the whirlwinds. That felt like digging my heels into quicksand.
In a world where fantasy is cherished, reality is disdained. Be that someone who sees the beauty in a toad.
Read. It’s not enough to write. With enough reading and listening to yourself, you will find authenticity and your own voice.
Reading through the lines of this chapbook gave me this conclusion: Jaachi is poetry and we who have had a taste of his poetic awesomeness don’t know how privileged we are.
As I turn thirty, transitioning into another decade, this is a gift from me to you. It is a reminder of the subtlety of the struggles I encounter as I snake through this journey- life.
In less than a month, I will be releasing my fourth chapbook! Woot!
My favorite kind of people are not a certain group of people, who have certain skin colour, ascent, language group or whatever tags that segregates humans.
The Boys Are Not Stones Initiative (BANSI), is a movement founded by John Chizoba Vincents, Maazị Jaachị Anyatọnwụ, Adéwálé Àlàdé Ebubechukwu Nwagbo and Onyemaechi Maxwell Opia-Enwemuche in 2018 to highlight the ignored plight of the boy child.
Beautiful resolutions, I must say. But, like every other resolutions they made in the past, these too will not be respected by the Fulani-run Federal government of Nigeria.
Every father was once a boy. How well or badly the boy child is groomed will determine the kind of father he becomes. Fathers are men who have been threre for us when we need support and advice. They teach, they love, they support, they pick us up when we fall and give us the encouragement we need.
It’s no news that Twitter was banned in Nigeria by the Federal Government. This ban has caused a lot of pain to most people especially individuals and businesses that make their living off Twitter.
There’s something utterly captivating about the guitar that draws me in and hold me spellbound. It’s about the freedom, peace, and whole other level of cool; other instruments simply can’t compare.
Before Nigeria gained independence from Britain, Ahmadu Bello, the Sarduana of Sokoto, was asked a simple question by a BBC journalist at Sandhurst.
According to a popular saying, he who do not know history is bound to repeat it. An Igbo proverb tells us that a man who does not know where the rain began to beat him cannot say where he dried his body.
Do you know writers experience a block from time to time, especially when they are working on a book project and they need to complete sections or chapters or advance a story line further?
You are the only person that holds the key to your heart, and it is up to you to unlock the beauty that lays inside.
If y’all get rich, who will Prof. Yemi Osinbajo share tradermoni, farmermoni and teachermoni to during selection?
Annually, in the history of Nigeria, the above mentioned date means two different things: To Nigerians, it is a day to mark the end of a civil war that started on July 6, 1967, and ended on January 15, 1970. It is also the day Nigeria’s first bloody coup happened.