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AUTHOR/WRITER- Halimah Ganiyu   In my society, you might be depressed but you are actually not allowed to be. People feel that you have no right to be depressed because after all there are other people going through what you are going through or worse. You hear them say ‘So she thinks she has problem, did

Road to Christmas

AUTHOR/WRITER: Ajani oyindamola Meet the writer here..   I packed my bags quickly as Baami kept screaming and questioning every one of us, “why is your maami bag too big”, “why is your brother not moving quickly”. He complained about everything as the chilly harmattan wind blew against our window, awaking the sweet fragrance of


AUTHOR/WRITER: Halimah Ganiyu   I love mama, she is beautiful very beautiful, she looks like an angel and I think God sent her to me. It’s only mama and me, we are a team, we do everything together and no one is allowed between us. I am not allowed to talk to anyone unless mama tells


AUTHOR/WRITER: AJANI OYINDAMOLA (Left Handed Poet) I remembered that morning Baami showed me the picture of my lover in Lagos, he flashed his yellow teeth at me as I clinged to the paper like it will fly away into the forest. “Err! Apinke! That is Alao, the son of oga teacher, the one that taught


AUTHOR/WRITER: TERIBA NIMOTA. I   CONCLUDING PART “Let him go” “But he’s my first son, my dad countered”. I just keep going with no destination, my head was blank but I was determined that there was no going back. It was getting dark and I soon sighted some guys who were packing dirts(bin) around. I


AUTHOR/WRITER: TERIBA NIMOTA. I   Part 2 “Look your husband has a son and a daughter with another woman. This has happened for more than six years now. We just found out when the children said they wanted to kmow their brother. Forgive him Tinuke”. Mummy broke into tears.. the family members couldn’t watch her


AUTHOR/WRITER: TERIBA NIMOTA. I   “Leave him, let him go!” “But he’s my first son!” That was the last I heard of my father, before I stormed out of the house. Looking back at how I started, I wish I didn’t grow up this way, I wish my mother was a little obedient to my

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Nimota Ideraoluwa

Nimota Ideraoluwa

I am Teriba Nimota Ideraoluwa, I was born in Ogun state, into a family of eight, I'm the second child of the family and the first female child. Anike is a name my mum calls me whenever I'm sad , Anike is my Oriki (praise name). continue here...