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Obodeh Azubuike Michael

My Nigerian Week

Ohuche Mercy Kalu

"On Friday, I pray that God sees me through these 24 hours."

Love In A Time of Peril

Joshua Okwuosa

"At first, he believed it to be a dream, but the noise was too deafening to be from his subconscious, it had to be his reality."

Modern Ancient x Sonic Villa 3377

Osi Otsemobor

Tailor Swift

Lynda Reads

"Jimoh acquired his name by being the fastest working apprentice at Oga Segun’s tailoring shop."



"inglorious is this dulcet tale."

Cover Girls

Nnebuife Kwubei

We Are Tired

Oresanya Olupelumi

"And we aren't stopping soon."

Why We End Sars

Priscilla Keshiro

"We want security. We want peace."


Amarachukwu Nnoli

"a thud at the doorway separated our tongues"

Yesterday, Today, Tommorow

Okolo Chinua

Yesterday births today with a smile,
The leaves turn towards heaven in joy
And the breeze slitters round and round in a warm embrace.
Yesterday, a man walked past and called his silence a disease,
A mother closed her eyes and woke up to see her eyes closed,
A father dug the earth and brought forth sand,
A boy crosses the road, his legs do not reach the other side

Yesterday we existed,
Yesterday we woke up to hear that Akachi lives only in his works,
that rainbows bleed faces when pricked,
Yesterday, smoke rose in the distance, today we find a fire

Today births a smile,
And though death begins with D the C that runs before it shall not hold us down,
Today births a smile,
Tomorrow will be better.


Leo Masciarelli

"she knows her ideas will benefit everyone, but to be heard she needs to earn her name."

Once Upon A War: 1967

Amarachi Onuh

"He wished he was there, fighting alongside his men. But as his gaze strayed to his only child, he knew he made the right decision."

Individual vs Community

RC Ofodile

"Among my race, it’s sounded like a gong
‘One cannot be right, and society, wrong.’"

David Kovic

Ajay Abalaka

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