She was a rainbow. A perfectly formed one with a unique appeal. As I watched her for the umpteenth time, she looked back at me. I looked away shamefully, upset that I had been caught. She kept staring and like the coward I am, I kept my face down.
It would seem that an artiste for which 2018 has served as a year of maturating and of becoming; having enhanced her understanding of the Nigerian music industry is Teni. Following decent singles in 2017, Teni in 2018, particularly through ‘Askamaya’ makes a strong statement of intent as to the manner through which she’d exploit her unique position/contribution in the big pot of Nigerian pop.
How can you eat from a pot and then not want to wash its lid. Think about it. You just want what is inside and you do not care about how dirty the lid may be. Have you ever considered that some of us have liners on so the panties are just as clean.
With the high cost of living and low income plaguing the country, raising an unwanted child is very expensive. It is time consuming, it drains you financially and emotionally. The onus is on the woman to bear the burden of taking care of the baby alone in majority of the cases of unwanted pregnancies. If she’s lucky, the baby’s father or family members help out.
Don’t Die a “Home Boy”: Nigeria is one country for which the alias “Self-Contained” is nothing but apt. There is no ‘extreme’ you cannot sufficiently get out of this country: poor and rich; civilized and primitive; urbanized and rural; saints and demons – all crammed up in one!
When a celebrity artist dresses say with buttons open and parts of the body exposed, we find it palatable because they are artists. However, when a politician does this, it is unacceptable. There is a strong relationship between fashion, the position you are as a politician or celebrity artist, the reputation you built prior, and what people expect of you.
14 Days of Valentine
This is a series of fiction and opinion pieces themed around Valentine's Day. The stories will cover various genres ranging from action and horror to comedy and tragedy. This special promises to be funny, warm, steamy and even scary so don’t miss it. We’re pretty excited too. P.S. All resemblance to actual Yoruba demons, however uncanny, are purely coincidental and unintentional. Do not forget to share your thoughts
The thought of spending Valentine’s Day alone makes me feel really old and alone. My older friends will tell me…
I wish someone, anybody, had told me and guided me on living with intent but the persons in the position…