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The sun was high up in the sky and the heat was blistering hot. He had come carrying three ice cold sachets of water popularly known as pure water and two plastic bottles of ice cold soft drinks in a polythene bag. The drinks were...

I’ve always been curious by nature. I always want to know, no scratch that. I always feel the need to know why anything, something or any event happens and how they happen. I like to know the reason for every phenomenon. I guess the reason why...

The whole nation was in turmoil earlier in 2020 as people struggled to deal with the shocking news of the rape and murder of a University of Benin student, Uwa. A lot of people are truly shocked at the sheer barbarity of her rape and...

The journey has been tough. The tide has been rough. Struggling through a challenging ride. We've been pushing through the tide. 60 years, we've been stuck together. Through all odds with each other. Like the Israelites in Egypt, we’ve been bloodied. We’ve been repressed. We’ve sank. Deeper than we ever thought we'll ever sink. But hey!...

That was the beginning for her. She was a full-time stay-in staff who only had to go to the market to shop for food to cook for her boss, and his staff of five. The staff is made up of two cleaners and a gardener...

The man who brought the job offer stayed away from the confrontation between her and her boss. He watched from a distance and didn’t say anything in the argument, or tried to settle it because he didn’t want to incur her madam’s wrath and insults....

Pregnant and confused, she prayed she would lose the pregnancy just like the others she’d had before. But she was stunned when the pregnancy stayed. She spent the remaining six months of her pregnancy crying. She begged God to let her lose it just like...

Having been born and raised in her village and have never travelled before, she was easy prey. With nowhere to sleep, she spent the first night in the open where she was robbed of her money and possessions. The thieves would have done worse if...

Looking regal in her traditional attire, she watched the happenings around her with a composed calm. Her younger brother who was sitting next to her was also dressed in clothes sewed from a similar cloth material. A small crowd of people made up of a...