25 Jan

How Do You Grieve?

HOW DO YOU GRIEVE? Dámilọ́lá Ọládòyìnbó Sometimes, life hits us with the most unexpected, unprecedented and totally unassumable. 14th March would make it 18 years since my favourite uncle passed away. I suffered chronic insomnia for 13 good years. One of those nights in final year I was up. My ears were plugged and at […]

20 Jan

My Love and My Fears

The doctor began to loosen the stitches, he untied the threads and cleaned up her wounds. “Hey honey, you’ll be fine” he said. She smiled faintly and a tear dropped from her left eye. “You’re really strong, really really strong” the nurse whispered softly into her ears. How did she get here? Where was she? […]

16 Jan

My Lover’s Best friend

1 “She’s my best friend, and there is nothing you can do about it”. The exhausting argument went on and I could bet it was a battle I was never going to win. He has made it crystal clear that he can’t trade his best friend for anything or anyone; not even for me, or […]

11 Dec

OWN YOUR BRAND

  I am an ADDICTION you can’t afford to run from. My name is Adesewa. I am a business woman per excellence. Oh well, that’s what I like to tell myself. If you ask me, I do not out rightly say I am the best in town, but I can bet that we only need […]

10 Nov

Jaiye Kuti

She’s dynamic, she’s energetic, she’s passionate. She is Wale Kuti Jayeola, who is fondly called Jaiye Kuti (@jayeolamonje). Jaiye Kuti is a graduate of the University of Lagos, where she studied English. Her background in acting is almost untraceable as she sees it as an innate ability, considering that her friends and colleagues in school, […]

31 Oct

In Love With Two

Oh, her eyes, her eyes Make the stars look like they are not shining Her hair, her hair, Falls perfectly without her trying She’s so beautiful My heart skipped for a minute, with the song playing in the background synchronizing with the thoughts in my head and the words in my heart. I had just […]

12 Sep

My Lover’s Lover

His lips. That was what I kept staring at as he introduced himself to me. All I could think of was having a feel of it, and just as I was about to in my imaginary world, I felt a light tap on my shoulder. “What?” I asked and it was then I realized that […]

10 Sep

YOU ARE

  That morning was different. The sun seemed to shine brighter, the wind seemed to blow harder and life just seemed sweeter. I got into the drop my friend had ordered for me (as I could not afford one) and I kept smiling to myself. “I am going to start the trip” the driver said, […]

07 Aug

Ecstacy

I kissed you. You kissed me back. I scrolled my nails around your chest; You slipped your hand into my dress. I fondled your nipples. You fondled my breasts. I slowly unzipped your trousers. You hastily unzipped my dress. I stopped, You continued. I withdrew my lips, You tickled my pussy with your soft fingers, […]