Category: Nigerian Voices

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Chinedu George NnawetanmaJune 27, 2018

Will President Muhammadu Buhari Ever Get Tough On the Killer Herdsmen?

The Fulani herdsmen, ranked by the Global Terrorism Index as the fourth deadliest terrorist group in the world, has, without a ...

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Kansi UdochukwuJune 6, 2018

Opinion: An Ode to Black Panther and what it means for representation

This is an ode to Black Panther now that it is out of the theaters. I was in love with ...

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Alexander OnukwueJanuary 18, 2018

Opinion: Mr. President, these Fulani killers are not our ‘countrymen’

No one in his right mind could defend the atrocious killings in Benue as justified and still claim to be ...

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AzeezMarch 9, 2017

Two police officers sentenced to death over Apo six killings (PHOTOS)

by Azeez Adeniyi Justice Ishaq Bello of the Federal High Court Abuja on Thursday sentenced two police officers to death ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 10, 2016

Otasowie Christabel Ogiemwonyi: When the curtains do not fall [Nigerian Voices]

by Otasowie Christabel Ogiemwonyi **************** Sometimes, you crave for solitude but you find out you are with company. The peripatetic ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 10, 2016

Eziaghighala Chinaza Ebere: Looking for utopia [Nigerian Voices]

by Eziaghighala Chinaza Ebere Empty streets like a ghost town except for the orange outfits or savage bike riders who break ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 8, 2016

Ali Toyin Abdul: Diary of a dreamer boy [Nigerian Voices]

by Ali Toyin Abdul My life had been that of awe and grappling confusion. I found myself wobbling in fantasies – ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 8, 2016

Jonathan Mairiga: Times and seasons [Nigerian Voices]

by Jonathan Mairiga Most times in life, the picture we get from events and situations are not exactly what they seem ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 8, 2016

YNaija.com’s ‘Nigerian Voices’ competition continues this December | Winner gets N50,000

Following the successful completion of the debut edition of Nigerian Voices in September, YNaija.com, and the follow-up edition in October, ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 8, 2016

Adeyemi-Bisileko Gboyega: A tale of beginnings…a tale of becoming [Nigerian Voices]

by Adeyemi-Bisileko Gboyega It was in that house that life began, from the moment of conception and swimming in that belly-river ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 4, 2016

Nwachukwu Olusegun Nwachukwu: Choices [Nigerian Voices]

by Nwachukwu Olusegun Nwachukwu Gray day. The sky and the earth had kissed once more, for the sky seemed to miss ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 4, 2016

Michael Ehinmowo: Possessing possession [Nigerian Voices]

by Michael Ehinmowo There has not been light. I charge my phone at the petrol station close to my house. ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 4, 2016

Akporotu Otaghogho: The voices in our heads

by Akporotu Otaghogho Hello Again! Long time no…., whatever it is we do, I missed you, where did you go? ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 1, 2016

Kehinde: Private insecurities

by Kehinde There is a certain kind of shame that comes with having attended one of the best schools in ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 1, 2016

Bomi Ehimony: Friends are like blindfolds [Nigerian Voices]

by Bomi Ehimony On most days, I haven’t the slightest clue as to who I am. I have ideas, of ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 1, 2016

Frances Ogamba: Sister, sister

by Frances Ogamba You have a sister, an elder one, the one with skin like chocolate cream. The one with ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 28, 2016

Ikechukwu Yadi: Bola [Nigerian Voices]

by Ikechukwu Yadi I sat in class drawing on an exercise book. Someone sat beside me. “How far your church ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 28, 2016

Chinua Ezenwa-Ohaeto: I saved my marriage [Nigerian Voices]

by Chinua Ezenwa-Ohaeto That was my wife, Chiamaka, approaching. People thought her puerile and naïve but I deemed her exquisite. ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 28, 2016

Olumodeji Shola: The rude awakening

by Olumodeji Shola You paused for a second, with your legs stiffed and cramp with indecision; and your consciousness endlessly trying ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 27, 2016

Rachael Uzor: Making lemonade

by Rachael Uzor Some emotions make you feel downright horrible, and depression is one of the worst of them, if ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 27, 2016

Chineye Ikweme: Where the earth was brown and mango trees many

by Chineye Ikwueme The first time I felt connected to literature, it was like feeling blood run through my veins. ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 27, 2016

Prisca Akpos: I aced my exams without cheating

by Prisca Akpos Dennis, please pass me the salt, at least you’re the only one in this house that can pass ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 27, 2016

Talius Dike: My tale in all its shades [Nigerian Voices]

by Talius Dike When I first came across this contest two weeks ago, I didn’t know what to write; I had ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 15, 2016

YNaija.com’s ‘Nigerian Voices’ competition winners get prizes in Lagos [PHOTOS]

After a month of collating entries from across Nigeria, the editors of YNaija.com announced the winner for the month-long writing ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2016

Frances Ogamba: The tribute [Nigerian Voices]

by Frances Ogamba Obum, Every day, I wonder what I was doing the very moment you leapt into the waves ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2016

Stanley Chidiebere Okonkwo: No one told us [Nigerian Voices]

by Stanley Chidiebere Okonkwo I had wondered why people cry when someone dies. For some people, it is so natural. Mother’s ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2016

Raheem Oluwafunminiyi: Fleeing terror [Nigerian Voices]

by Raheem Oluwafunminiyi The second half of my stay in Adamawa marked a period of both hope and fear. First, there ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2016

Adaobi Ezeodum: The struggles of the not-so-average Nigerian woman [Nigerian Voices]

by Adaobi Ezeodum It was December 26, 2015. My aunt woke me up around 10 am to tell me that ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2016

Ibrahim Oga: Home is still a faraway dream [Nigerian Voices]

by Ibrahim Oga I don’t have a home—not really. When I left for the university, home, where I grew up, ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2016

Ferdinand Mozie: My first kiss [Nigerian Voices]

by Ferdinand Mozie   Eighteen years back, when I was twelve, then I was in JSS2 in my school. I ...

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