Category: Nigerian Voices

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Op-ed EditorOctober 10, 2016

Victor Daniel: I’m skinny and I mind [Nigerian Voices]

by Victor Daniel I’m in my room with nothing but a towel hanging loosely around my waist, a bath delayed in ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 9, 2016

Adegbite James: I caught the sun [Nigerian Voices]

by Adegbite Adeyinka James I was about 11 years old in the year 2002 when I wrote the popular Federal ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 9, 2016

Isaac Othuke: Of ghosts and saints [Nigerian Voices]

by Isaac Othuke (The first passage) The lady at the busy business Centre slowly and with a big smile handed ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 9, 2016

Precious Akinkuolie: I’m scared to die [Nigerian Voices]

by Precious Akinkuolie Every morning I tell myself I don’t mind dying anytime as long as I make heaven. I ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 9, 2016

Solomon Osadolo: Neverwhere – Tale of a nomad [Nigerian Voices]

by Solomon Osadolo I hate that I don’t drink Coffee. It’d probably help with me feeling cranky every time. I ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 9, 2016

Godfrey Akozi: I survived against all odds [Nigerian Voices]

by Godfrey Akozi The events that preceded my birth and the ones that followed till this day are worth sharing. My ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 8, 2016

Lillian Nnedinso: I felt like ending it all, but… [Nigerian Voices]

by Lillian Nnedinso I never knew that I will someday tell this as a story. The thought of ending it all ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2016

Jennifer Chioma Amadi: Growing up [Nigerian Voices]

by Jennifer Chioma Amadi Childhood is one phase that has so much influence on every individual. This is where the ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2016

Precious Ohakosim: My journey to the people’s paradise [Nigerian Voices]

by Precious Ohakosim As I heard the shrilling sound of my cellphone at about 04:30 am, I bolted out my ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2016

Chiebuka Ojukwu: Death came [Nigerian Voices]

by Chiebuka Ojukwu I remember it vividly. The day the sun came down and never went up. I was in ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 5, 2016

Femi Fakayejo: Wish I could cry [Nigerian Voices]

I recall some gloomy moments growing up whenever I got hurt, I just pace all the way to my bedroom, ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 5, 2016

Ejiro Lawretta Egba: To win or to lose? [Nigerian Voices]

Growing up African, few things were certain. These things were so certain, the entirety of Africans could pass for one ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 5, 2016

Onyeka Dibian: How I learnt the truth [Nigerian Voices]

My name is Dibian. What you are about to read is a brief account on how I learnt the truth ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 4, 2016

Peletiri Vivian: Narrow escape [Nigerian Voices]

It all started many years ago like 2003 if I can remember. I hardly eat after going through the heat ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 4, 2016

T.J Benson: Donga [Nigerian Voices]

Nobody stays in at night. In Donga at night time you are either young and wild or old and dying. ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 4, 2016

Francis Nwafor: Victory story [Nigerian Voices]

It was 12:55am and I was just about going to bed after finishing the proposal my boss asked me to ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 4, 2016

Mary Esang: Church romance [Nigerian Voices]

I grew to love his commanding aura. I loved how patiently he dealt with my childish ways. I loved him ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 4, 2016

Ibidun Pelumi: Fear of the unknown [Nigerian Voices]

I pretty much didn’t remember much of my childhood but as a Yoruba adage says “ti omode o b aba ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 2, 2016

Emmanuel Egobiamu: Amidst the dark clouds [Nigerian Voices]

Two years before 2010, I had finished my WAEC  examinations and was nursing pains of a failed attempt at securing ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 2, 2016

Badru Hamad: The escapades of Debo Badru [Nigerian Voices]

As I walked from the bus park to my house, I refrained fruitlessly from thinking to myself. One thing that ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 2, 2016

Modupe Apoeso: Touched by the rain [Nigerian Voices]

This evening as the rain hits every surface; the roof, the walls, the ground, people, I feel at ease. Please ...

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Isime EseneOctober 1, 2016

Nnamdi Jude Atupulazi is the winner of YNaija.com’s ‘Nigerian Voices’ competition | Over 200 stories submitted

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

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