How to Improve the Reading Culture in Nigeria.

Is there a reading problem in Nigeria? Yes! There is a reading problem in Nigeria. This problem is not just restricted to a particular age group or culture but glaringly existent in every age group and every social class in the country. Indeed, the rich, poor, the middle class, educated, …

END SARS, Our New NATIONAL ANTHEM.

  The Oppressed must not, cannot be neutral in the struggle of the oppressed against the oppressor. -Kwame Nkrumah The last couple of days has been characterized by an uproar in the Nigerian society. Many Nigerians including celebrities have now taken their demands from just the social media platforms available …

Crawling Giant

By Oluwapelumi Okeowo We celebrate independence When we’re clearly dependent In a land blessed with milk and honey But ruled by leaders so cunny Arise! Oh compatriots The Patriots’ never stop calling Why hath thou crawling? Oh Africa’s giant What then is our gain If the labor of our heroes …

I Wanted a Voice and I Found One by Writing.

 My Journey So Far. “Your voice is the mantle that illuminates your path”- Oluwapelumi Okeh. I wanted a voice and I found one. Here I am, looking back a year and thinking of how far I have come. Its been officially a year that I began writing professionally. I remember …

Fascism: What the World Never Admits.

The democracy we say we practice today, is not at all different from yesterday’s Fascism because they both produce the same results in our present time with exception to war. _Oluwapelumi Okeh. Fascism is a political philosophy and system of ruling that exalts the nation and often race, above the …

Memoirs from a Repressed Memory.

  I sat down there thinking quietly to myself, trying to understand why I couldn’t understand what My friend Winston was saying to me for the past 30minutes. He was explaining an incident that occurred some years back. I seemed to be a part of this story he was narrating …

Unravelling life as a 20-something.

Being a 20-something can be very challenging. Having to deal with various challenges and situations in life is no child’s play. The pressure is enough to overwhelm or cripple anyone. As a 20-something myself, I have sometimes looked at life and questioned a lot of things. I have asked questions …

Is Tyler Perry’s The Oval Overrated?

The Oval is a BET soap Opera series that premiered on the 29th of October 2019. A Tyler Perry production, it is richly equipped with a brilliant cast. The first season of The Oval began to air on the 23rd of October 2019 and contains 25 episodes. I began to …

The rationale behind irrationality.

Whenever I hear people criticize the rationale behind the irrationality of the action of a certain individual it gets me confused. A lot of people like to pride themselves in the fact that they are logical thinkers and by extension, claim that they will never do or act a particular …