HEAD WIFE

WRITTEN BY CHIOMA NGAIKEDI This is the land she calls home; Zaria. A land of rocks and rushing rivers. A land of crafts and cultures. The land of bravery. She knows the land like she knows the veins at the back of her palms—She has hawked kilishi in Sabon Gari …

AMARIYA

  WRITTEN BY CHIOMA NGAIKEDI Today is my Yini ceremony. I was sitting on a velvet arabian mat. The laali painter was drawing henna patterns on my hands. My legs had already been painted and adorned with gold trinkets. My nose-ring connected to the crown of the jewel hidden behind …

CREATING A CULTURE OF GREATNESS

WRITTEN BY EMMANUEL O. AYENI Greatness is the highest point of exhibition of Excellence. It is the highest peak of performance and Success. This is where your success becomes infectiously contagious all because you succeed effortlessly and you do so with Panache. Creating a culture of greatness requires that you …

THE WATER OF LIFE

WRITTEN BY ANIEKAN AKPAN It was 9:15 am, Grandma – a devout Anglican had just returned from morning prayers, accompanied by Tim – the Bishop’s house help. He assisted her carry a ten litre of fluid. “Kunle, Segun come here,” She said as she stepped out to the verandah after …

HOW SEX EXTENDED MY SERVICE YEAR

WRITTEN BY NZEH UCHE I woke up realizing I was seated on my chair and my upper body resting on my reading table in my room. My hands still holding my Android phone; the browser still on www.nysc-cds.com where I was checking what I needed for NYSC orientation camp. I …

JIGAWA NYSC CAMP BEAUTIES

Some tales are unreal and mainly fictions or even fantasies, but this gist is as real as how insignificant a candle light can be at sunrise. There has never really been a default way to know the number of beauties in a gathering of either just females or both genders, …