Feb 14, 2011. Monday: 12:45PM. It was an extremely bright day and the sun burned my skin as I trekked down the narrow, dusty road that led to the town market. I hate going to the market in the afternoons, I had argued with Aunty Laraba to help me so I could go earlier and … Continue reading FEBRUARY 14. By: Adesola Adesesan.
Aggressive knocking on the door. My heart races. It must be him. Who other than the ruthless beast? After I kicked his genitals and poured the water I was boiling for eba on him, he has to be the one! But what else would I have done? After giving me today's daily dose of incessant … Continue reading EQUANIMITY. By: Feezah Writes.
So as a young Yoruba adult, who has never truly lived in the South-Western part of the country (I mean I did from like ages 6 to 9, might have been longer but that's all I remember *sigh*). Anyway my dad had the brilliant idea to send me to a University in my region of … Continue reading THE NAME ISSUE. By: Koreey.
Previously on It's A Man's World Episode 9 My hands shivered with anxiety; it was time for my judgement. I opened the door gently; I had prayed to the God who my mother had always taught me to believe in and I was prepared for the worst. Everyone was seated with all eyes focused on me. … Continue reading #NigerianWriters: IT’S A MAN’S WORLD. Final Episode.
And as the rear door of the black bulletproof limousine was slowly swung open, the resounding screams quickly made way to his ears as he stealthily peered through the open space to stare at the crowd that gallantly cheered his name. Immediately, smiles adorned the face of Emeka as he majestically stepped out of his … Continue reading #NigerianCreatives: CASTLES IN THE AIR. By: Oche_Writes.
So, you move to a different environment and are expected to adapt well to the culture right? And it should be easy when it's your own culture right? Nope, sorry, wrong and again wrong! I think this only drives me up the wall because it's my culture! The version I grew up with is apparently … Continue reading THE CULTURAL CONFUSION. By: Koreey.
Click here to read previous episode ➡️ Episode 8 *** I had just gotten back from the heated up meeting with the disciplinary committee panel when Tope and Mirabel walked up to me. Tope interrogated me as usual, “How did it go Ugo?” I was sure my expression had already said it all but I had … Continue reading #NigerianWriters: IT’S A MAN’S WORLD. Episode 9.
Dear parents, Please don't die on us. We are currently struggling with the many troubles life has thrown at us at our very young ages, and the only reason we're surviving at all is because we have you. If you die, we'll die to, we'll die inside, a place way too deep for the world … Continue reading #Parentsworldwide: DEAR PARENTS, PLEASE DON’T DIE ON US. By: FeezahWrites.
Depression, it's all around us. It's a friend, family member, classmate, sibling, its not far from us. What if we were all happy with ourselves, enjoying some inner peace and rest of mind, not being at war with ourselves? We don't need to kill ourselves in a war we created for ourselves. We should shove … Continue reading #Mentalhealth: DEPRESSION; IT’S Real. By: StacySpeaks.
What's with the stigma? Well... let's get into that shall we? Why cant I mention the following things in yorubaland; depression, anxiety etc, without the words "God forbid" or the statement "Don't say that jorh, go and pray about it; you're fine" thrown back at me?😰😰😰 Please ehn, who woke up and decided that Mental … Continue reading #Depression: Does Mental Health Really Exist? By: Koreey.