THE SHADED PURPLE

With a sad heart A mind clouded by doubts A soul that needs help A life that seems to crumble Will it ever happen is all I ask? As Depression sets in Pockets are empty Suddenly things start to go wrong Where it could have gone wrong, we all wonder A quad now facing a…

The #BetterUnited initiative

Recently, a lot of people took to Twitter to join a fast-rising movement: #BetterUnited. The movement is one that is urging Nigerians to support the sincere efforts of the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) –and the current administration as a whole –to develop the country on all fronts, as no meaningful development can take place…

2016, A YEAR IN REVIEW

Wow!!!! What a year it has been. It wasn’t a year without difficulties. It was mixed with both the good times and the bad times. Basically I spent most part of the year for my national service. The year started off quickly with work as I had to resume to my place of primary assignment…

LOVE DON’T CARE

‘I love him but I can’t tell him’ Zainab told her friend Haneefa as she scooped the last drop of ice cream. Soon enough her phone rang and it was Akin, her so-called boyfriend. ‘Take, it’s your boyfriend o Haneefa said as she gave a jumpy look and passed her phone to her. I’ve told…

SOCIETAL DESTRUCTION

To our society, it’s always a thing of pride if a husband marries his wife a virgin. Those were the words our parents trained us with. Those were the same thing Cynthia’s parents told her too since she was at a little age. You mustn’t spoil our family name, they said. Cynthia, whose parents were…

DON’T BE JUDGMENTAL

What if the things you blamed people for doing happened to you? Would you act the same way or not? Think about this before you judge Don’t be so quick to judge people because it didn’t happen to you Don’t jump into conclusion like an Ashley young dive If we learn to put ourselves in…

THIS WILL RUIN YOU

     ….i just kept on staring at the corner of the bed where the slap landed me on. I’m sorry, I’m sorry please; it was a mistake ‘tiwa kept on repeating She dared not touch me. I then began to remember the things I said I would do to any girl who slaps me when…

LIFE AFTER VARSITY

2016 came as I slowly counted down to my convocation date on 29th march. It’s the d- day and I finally get to see my friends whom I hadn’t seen in 6 months having previously stayed together throughout the last 4 years. But sadly the day comes and goes. We had no choice but to…