Category: Guest Writers

If Nigeria wins the Russia 2018 world cup 0

If Nigeria Won The World In Russia 2018

FIRST SECOND AFTER THE FINAL WHISTLE: the whole of Africa would erupt. A tornado of joy would sweep through Nigeria. FIRST MINUTE: pessimists would keep pinching themselves. It’s too dreamy to be real. Many of the Nigerian players- read heroes- would start a mad, aimless, and ecstatic sprint round the...


From Enugu & Nsukka With Love 2

ENUGU, LOVE, AND ENCHANTMENTS by Chinwendu Queenette Nwangwa I should know better. Never return to old lovers, especially the ones who you loved intensely and who you left with fragments of your heart stuck to the sticky palms of the hands attached to their too wide arms; arms too wide that...

Legfies at Vet Hills 0

From Enugu & Nsukka With Love 1

Written by Mount Olympus I’m sitting on a rooftop, smoking. Above me, the dark Asaba sky glitters in starry bliss. All day, I’ve been imprisoned in a spinning web of poetry and wild thoughts of the journey from which I had just returned. I had arrived Nsukka angry.


You do not know how to love

Written by Emem Alexandra Akpan-Nya Permit me to be harsh. I am bitter. 😔 A STRANGE KIND OF LOVE From the sweating garage worker who tears out a parking ticket for you to the sleek fingered technocrat sitting in a cold office somewhere, you will hear the same declaration… I LOVE MY...


I quite hate the MTN advert with the blind girl

Written by Nkiru Njoku I was upset when people kept sending it to me to tell me how this would be Didi one day. I know they thought they were being kind and encouraging, but I did not receive any of it that way. It actually always made me very angry....