Tag: writing

Adekoya BoladaleSeptember 10, 2018

Atiku: How the presidential candidate needs to plan for a Nigerian Doomsday Protocol

By Adekoya Boladale  In Central Africa and predominately Cameroon, there is a specie of frog called: Hairy frog. Like every ...

AzeezJune 3, 2017

Why I quit stand-up comedy – Teju Babyface

Comedian Teju Babyface has said he has no plans to return to stand-up comedy which he left three years ago. ...

ItunuoluwaMay 15, 2017

10 ways to make good money with social media

by Itunuoluwa Adebo We are on it everyday. We interact with friends and even foes on it. We get news ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 13, 2017

Nicole Hallberg: Working while female

A Twitter thread has gotten some attention recently, where my former coworker / current best friend, Marty, recounted the day ...

ToluFebruary 22, 2017

#Impact365: “Schools in Nigeria don’t know what dyslexia is” | Founder of One Word Africa speaks on the realities of dyslexia

Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that can cause problems with reading, writing and spelling, unlike a typical disability, dyslexia ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 2, 2017

Fu’ad Lawal: How to write life into dead people

It’s another day. There are many sad emojis on your timeline. Someone has died. Someone young enough to have an ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 24, 2017

Edwin Okolo: Musings [NEW VOICES]

by Edwin Okolo In 2014 I started writing a manuscript. It took me a year and three months from the ...

ToluNovember 25, 2016

“Maje asked if he could tape us having sex” – Toke Makinwa tells it all in new book

Three weeks ago, Toke Makinwa first shared the teaser for her book, On Becoming. Her first effort at writing got ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 22, 2016

Bolade Ogunfuye: Writing myself back together [NEW VOICES]

by Bolade Ogunfuye The best way I’ve found to fight the darker part of myself and hope to win is ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 10, 2016

Bolade Ogunfuye: What it means not to be normal [NEW VOICES]

by Bolade Ogunfuye In truth, I can’t honestly remember a time I didn’t flirt with weirdness and eccentricity as a ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2016

Ogunleke Emmanuel: From feet to feat [Nigerian Voices]

by Ogunleke Adekunle Emmanuel Although this story’s resolution or black out might have to be written later, I am optimistic ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 26, 2016

Okechukwu Ofili: 4 reasons why I stopped writing

Sometime this year I started to struggle with writing. My articles were not written as frequently as before and even when ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 26, 2016

Royal African Society is receiving donations for Africa Writes (DETAILS)

Africa Writes is the Royal African Society’s annual literature and book festival that takes place at the British Library over ...

Faisal AdamuAugust 6, 2015

Safiya Salau’s Short stories: Salt Water

…written by Safiya Salau.   We never knew ocean waves could get so angry until today. The way they crushed ...

Faisal AdamuAugust 2, 2015

Safiya Salau’s Short Stories: Chemical X

… a poem by Safiya Salau.   Curiosity got the best of us. Better than best, it got the greater ...

Isime EseneJanuary 28, 2015

#TheYNaijaInterview: I never expected to make a living from writing in Nigeria – Tunde Aladese

by Wilfred Okiche In the space of 10 years, Tunde Aladese has become one of the biggest names in television. ...

July 29, 2014

Azubuike Azikiwe: Musings of an impaired being (30 Days, 30 Voices)

by Azubuike Azikiwe   Does it really matter that I conform to the norms of the day? What perfect blueprint ...

March 28, 2014

Hannatu Musawa: Here is my sincere advice to all aspiring writers

by Hannatu Musawa The shock wasn’t so much about the negative comments that were said, it was more of an ...

January 26, 2014

Pius Adesanmi: Why you’re no different from churchgoers eating grass in South Africa

by Pius Adesanmi So, I ask myself, why should I continue to swallow Panadol on account of the headache that ...

January 15, 2014

Kehinde Bankole: Help! I’m multi-talented ( 30 days, 30 voices)

by Kehinde Bankole “Being ‘Multi-gifted’ or ‘Multi-talented’ if not managed well can cause a great deal of confusion and may ...

December 19, 2013

No shaking: Iyabo Obasanjo refuses to deny writing letter to OBJ

by Adeola Balogun Despite rumours of denials from all angles, Senator Iyabo Obasanjo is yet to personally deny writing the ...

July 16, 2013

SK Johnson on Chimamanda Adichie, her ‘boys’ and the Caine Prize

  I’m not even sure why I’m typing this because there have been a flurry of blog posts and articles ...

July 10, 2013

Murewa Olubela: The search for success (30 Days, 30 Voices)

  “All I could think of was f__k! I was blank. Okay!” I was told since my childhood to search ...

March 26, 2013

Tolulope Popoola: Taking the plunge (30 Days, 30 Voices)

I’m a Christian and I believe God directs my footsteps, so I started praying to God to help me find ...

March 23, 2013

7 key skills you need to get hired right now

by Jada A. Graves The days of hiring generalists are gone. Today, employers are seeking hires who possess particular skills, ...

November 23, 2012

Nonye Ujowundu: Going forward (30 Days, 30 Voices)

I am not saying my life is perfect yet. I just know it is near perfect now. I have not ...

November 17, 2012

Kingsley Iweka: Pieces of me (Y! Superblogger)

There’s too much to say, too much fire, and what can I do with these words if I can’t write ...

September 16, 2012

Suzanne Ushie: Finding writing (30 Days, 30 Voices)

 Then my mother gave me Chike and the River as a birthday gift, and I began to slide the glass ...

September 13, 2012

Opinion: Is pirating books ever OK?

by Amanda Nelson If you haven’t paid for a book and it isn’t available in the public domain, downloading it ...

September 5, 2012

Opinion: Where are the young writers with wit and wisdom?

by Dolapo Aina There is a new generation of Nigerians who cannot read anything longer than 140 characters-not words, characters. ...

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