Tag: YNaija 30 Days

July 15, 2012

‘Gbenga Sesan: Why giving up is not an option (30 Days, 30 Voices)

But how long will a nation once known as a giant continue the act of burying her head in the ...

July 11, 2012

Oluwaseun Fakuade: Women – Towering Strength (30 Days, 30 Voices)

“When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious” ~ Marianne Williamson ...

July 10, 2012

Ada Igboanugo: A writer’s Prison (30 Days, 30 Voices)

  Just like the cause remains uncertain, the remedy remains a parody as well. It’s been like a cycle. Open ...

July 9, 2012

Tracy Nneka Nnanwubar: Marriage (30 Days, 30 Voices)

I wonder if he will one day hit me like Fred – the Esan guy I dated in college – ...

July 8, 2012

Isioma Osaje: When your time comes (30 Days, 30 Voices)

My purpose in life is to make sure when I die, someone will say “Isioma touched my life”. My purpose ...

May 31, 2012

‘Gbenga Sesan: Give back (now) or watch your back (later) {30 Days, 30 Voices}

‏ It’s Children’s Day. There’ll be no full-page adverts. On May 29, public funds will deface Nigerian newspapers. Shows where ...

May 30, 2012

Nnamdi Anekwe-Chive: The murder at UNIPORT (30 Days, 30 Voices)

  Like Boko Haram and The Nigerian Police, cult groups and anti-cult groups across various Nigerian campuses have always engaged ...

May 29, 2012

Mfon Ekpo: Between “Sandalili” and “Ten-Ten” (30 Days, 30 Voices)

Childhood should be a time of creating great lifetime memories not memories that make even grown men cry.   I ...

May 28, 2012

Adebayo Omisore: Much I do about nothing (30 Days, 30 Voices)

The man has to pay the bills in the home including those strictly-for-vanities but he also has to lend her ...

May 27, 2012

‘Damilola Oyedele: Christians, we need to do better (30 Days, 30 Voices)

Of all places you can be in the Christian faith, the middle ground is the worst place.  After dancing around ...

May 26, 2012

Yomi Kazeem: Don’t hate the player … (30 Days, 30 Voices)

We cannot understand why some guys do not like football (I, personally think they are aliens) and we just cannot ...

May 25, 2012

Shei Yusuf: The worst of my tomorrow (30 Days, 30 Voices)

I’m fighting in Troy. I’m building up, and creating legacies. That’s what I’ve done. I fear old age as I ...

May 24, 2012

Ayodeji Rotinwa: We are a ‘mediocre’ people! (30 Days, 30 Voices)

You are also perhaps the type that feel those that ‘fight for their rights’ on roads and haggle with policemen ...

May 23, 2012

Omeyi Yangs: Pregnancy 101 – To dos, myths & after support (30 Days, 30 Voices)

 ‘For this our Naija, people sabi talk ehnnnnnnnn, once dey know say you get belle… Do this, don’t do that, na wa ...

May 21, 2012

Chioma Obii-Obioha: I’ve been told that public display of affection is not “part of our culture” – Really? (30 Days, 30 Voices)

Let us promote a culture of love. It is absolutely nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, it is exactly ...

May 20, 2012

Uche Ajene: This girl’s guide to Lagos living (30 Days, 30 Voices)

This place is really not for children, go hard or go home. It has now been 688 days since I ...

May 19, 2012

Somachi Chris-Asoluka: The hardest thing I’ve ever written (30 Days, 30 Voices)

I miss you for so many reasons. Some are selfish, others not so much. I feel shame that I haven’t ...

May 14, 2012

Osyman Dias: Something is rotten in the state of Nigeria

The only way anything that is going on in Nigeria makes sense is if it is looked at purely through ...

May 12, 2012

Prince Segebee: Thou shall not carry last…. (30 Days, 30 Voices)

  “I have seen something else under the sun: The race is not to the swift or the battle to the ...

OluwapelumiMay 7, 2012

Chika Uwazie: A woman’s ultimate weapon is her beauty (30 Days, 30 Voices)

It is common to hear stories about how good looking women are offered good jobs because their boss is attracted to them. These are ...

OluwapelumiMay 5, 2012

‘Seun Salami: Flesh and blood on Aminu-suya’s knife

He pushed through the people and then began to empty the content of the keg all over Aminu. People began ...

May 1, 2012

Bobo Omotayo: “Our P.O.S Machine is down!” (30 Days, 30 Voices)

The CBN ‘Cashless Lagos’ initiative has further allowed creditors like me owe more as one-man businesses across Lagos have been ...

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