The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is a body which monitors the welfare of Academic Staff in Nigerian universities and speak out against any injustice that has been dealt to University Academic staff by the government. Anyone who has gone through a Nigerian (owned) University knows that the ASUU's outbursts are usually in form … Continue reading On the Trending Issue: ASUU STRIKE!
When I was a kid, I wanted to be many things: Teacher, Vet, Photographer Etcetera. But I found my true love when my Mom started buying me and my siblings storybooks to encourage us to read. Initially her strategy was to give us a hundred Naira (money) for every book we could complete. Some of … Continue reading My First Writing Experiences
Read previous installment here The school year came to an end in a matter of weeks. The students who I taught were moving to a new class and they were utterly excited. The day was packed with chatter of holiday plans and teary farewells. At the teachers’ lounge, there was an end-of-the-year cake and soda … Continue reading The Condition #10
I have not really opened up to anyone about the fact that in August 2017, I faced serious depression and came very close to ending my life. Surprisingly, I was very objective towards everything. In the back of my mind, the constant thought was: this experience will either break you or make you stronger. I … Continue reading Musings: Resurgence
On the battlefield with black paint smeared over my face, I charge at the enemy. The earth is sticky with blood, the air tastes arid, there is no life left anymore but I go at it still. Left, far-right, center, I don't care. I don't even want to know their belief. As long as our … Continue reading Flash Fic: Rampage
I believe there is a void. A pocket-dimension drifting behind HR office desks. I'm convinced that a creature lies In this drifting wormhole A creature that emerges and lurks in work spaces Hiding in file-cabinets. It can change its form into a virus Breaking down firewall Consume all my: Submissions Applications Proposals Curriculum vitae Resumes. … Continue reading Poem: Void
Twenty years before the use of the internet became so mainstream, nobody imagined that it would play such a significant role in marketing, but here we are today with Google just a click away, and we have almost every information we want at the tip of our fingers. Never before has information spread so fast. … Continue reading Can Google Tell the Difference between Good and Bad Content?
"Brittany! You're supposed to tell me nice things, not make me feel worse." "I'm just being honest girlfriend. I mean, If you were to master the science of gene splicing, obtain a DNA sample from men around the world who have the most appealing qualities, and use that DNA to create the most compatible and … Continue reading It’s a New Month! (Highlights and Bonus FlashFic)
Read the previous episode here Suzy came back to her office in no time. “Tell me what happened?” she said as soon as she sat. “We had a fight after the date. Can I really call it a fight?” I sighed “During the date, I noticed this clash of ideals between I and Eugene. But at … Continue reading The Condition #9
Blessing walked back from school around 03:30 in the afternoon. The Lagos sun was brutal and perspiration ran down her face like a cascading waterfall but she had chosen to walk rather than spend the 200 Naira her Aunt had given her as bus fare. The distance between where she lived and her high school … Continue reading Flash Fic: Halloween in the City #2