Nigeria Series

Nigerian Bae

I started writing about Nigeria in January of 2012 following the Occupy Nigeria protests, during which time a deep concern was birthed in me for the nation. This culminated in the first article I wrote: Wisdom For Young Protesters. Over the next year I wrote about fifteen more articles until late 2013 when I had to leave...

Keep Hope Alive

KEEP HOPE ALIVE Verse 1 When I was a little girl I had a lot of dreams I believed in fairy tales Was the queen of my own castle But then I grew up and life awakened me Dreams disappearing, hope slipping away But just before I threw my hands up in the air I hear his Spirit whispering to me Chorus Keep hope alive, don’t...

I Am Nigeria

I AM NIGERIA I need no elaborate introductions My name speaks volumes already I am known for many things good, very bad and very ugly Blessed with a lot of resources - human, natural, name it Over the years I have evolved, many say for the worse Many who knew me when I was much younger, affirm that I’ve had better days At...