It was a Tuesday morning, I walked to the assembly hall humming a sad tune, I looked up and saw Deji, he handed me a piece of paper, my hands shook a little as I opened it. “I love you,” it read. I wanted to scream, cry and fart all at once. It was my … More Musings…TUESDAY
Let’s cut to the chase! Violence against women is a human rights violation. It is usually a consequence of discrimination against women both in law and practice. Gender inequality is the ground upon which violence against women stand, it is the bedrock of this menace and until we humanize women and ensure that both … More ORANGE THE WORLD!
You see, my father evolved a little more than the average Yoruba man, he was pretty set in his ways but he tried to move with the times as best as he could. He still thinks I’m completely bonkers for being an LGBT Advocate amongst other things, but you see, he never thought a girl … More CONVERSATIONS WITH MY FATHER PART 2
Thank you to everyone who reads my blog. It is common knowledge that this blog is an advocacy platform and from time to time we talk about issues that affect us as Nigerians. Today, my headache is the treatment of the shiite Muslims and prolonged detention of Sheik Ibrahim El Zakzaky. Don’t just read, … More CHARGE IBRAHIM ZAKZAKY TO COURT NOW OR RELEASE HIM.
Body shaming often sounds like a myth; we see it as a distant concept, something that only happens on TV, we cannot fully grasp the depth of hatred on the Internet. Yesterday was an eye opening day for me because I felt the hate, hate so raw my heart poured with love because all I … More OF BODY SHAMERS AND CYBER BULLIES.
I was twelve years old when uncle Bala first called me his wife. I didn’t understand him so I went back to tell Tola and Dosi, they shrugged It off and we went back to our sand castles and talked about our English grades. School was decent and I liked it. I didn’t get bullied … More ILORI: A SHORT STORY
I am learning to keep stock! So, last week I posted my 101th blog post and I decided to mark that milestone. I have been in writing jail for a little over a few months, I had the worst writer’s block I have ever experienced and I wasn’t worried. The fact that I wasn’t … More OVER A HUNDRED POSTS!