Word in the news today has it that at least 55 People have died in the violence that engulfed part of Kaduna on Friday. Yesterday, it was “16 die in road accident”. The day before that? “25 believed dead in ‘suspected’ Boko Haram attack”. In Plateau and Benue, we hear figures such as 65, 86, … More Just Another Effing Statistic!
Love. I want to assume that we all know what love is. But in the event we do not, love as used in this post is a feeling of strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties. At least, na so Merriam-Webster talk am. Anyways anyways, unlike in the abroad where parents … More How to show familial love in Nigeria
To whom it may concern: The arguments canvassed in this post are ‘supposedly’ objective, and devoid of sentiments. Let us be guided. Oya, back to the matter. Some months back, at the height of all the Daddy Freeze brouhaha, we at The Literary Cafe + had a debate on the much avoided and often inflammatory … More Should Churches Pay Tax? A TLC+ Expression.
Why do earphones tangle? This was the question I found myself asking when for the umpteenth time today, my earphones; which I had taken great pains to place in my pocket at an angle so extreme that it will not for the life of me tangle, tangled. I mean… I’d just copped that new Jon … More Why do Earphones Tangle? The Spontaneous Knotting of an Agitated String.
There are gods, and then there are ‘gods’ but then again, i think I’ve said this before so I don’t need to start rambling on and on again. However, since I wrote my article on small gods, I have been to a lot of places, seen a lot of things and encountered a lot of … More “Small gods” II
Esu is a photograph by James C. Lewis Read the first part here Lagos. City of dreams, home of the lion hearted. Long before the Portuguese named her, and even longer before the warriors of Bini called her “Eko”, populated by the children of Olofin; I knew her by a much different, older and … More Scions of the gods II: Eshu
So… i wrote this story a while back, the basic idea being its conception being the exploration of the divine and the connection to and influences on our everyday lives. it was supposed to be a one-off thing but one thing has led to another and long story short, I’m exploring the idea of serializing … More Scions of the gods