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LETTER TO MY MOTHER: AISHA MODIBBO

When Love speaks, the voice of all the gods Makes heaven drowsy with the harmony. – Love’s Labour’s Lost, 4.3…

MOTHERS’ DAY PLAYLIST

In line with our Mothers’ Appreciation Week, we selected some interesting Mother themed songs. Enjoy them

OZYMANDIAS BY NIYI MICHAEL ADENUGA

The writing below is based on a poem titled “Ozymandias” by Percy Bysshe Shelley:   “I met a traveller from…

LETTER TO MY MOTHER: WONUOLA TALABI

In the days leading up to writing this piece, I could not decide what words I would string together to…

CUSTODIAN READING LIST

For the next pub quiz : What phones do the world leaders use?  Wale Lawal’s brilliant short story, ‘Dr Lawanson’. Dele Momodu…

LETTER TO MY MOTHER: DAMILOLA ONABOWALE

This is written partly for the biological mothers out there . However it wishes to extend to those who have…

THROWBACK THURSDAY: ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA

      Alhaji Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa was born in Bauchi, Northern Nigeria. Unlike the majority of Northern Nigerian…

LETTER TO MY MOTHER: OLUWAMISEUN WHITE

This post could potentially be for mothers of creative, idiosyncratic girls everywhere, but mostly, it’s for you Layide. Initially I…

LETTER TO MY MOTHER: KAYODE & AYOTUNDE ADEGBOLA

“Her children show their appreciation, and her husband praises her.” – Proverbs 31: 28 (GNB)  Dear Mum, You are many…

LETTER TO MY MOTHER: DAMINI OLADIPUPO

It’s crazy to think that there was a time when you and I did not see eye to eye. I’d…

LETTER TO MY MOTHER: GEORGETTE MONNOU

Dear Mama, First and foremost I just want to say that I love you. When I was approached to write…

AN ODE TO MONSIEUR WENGER

I’m an Arsenal fan because of my grandfather. You see,  when Grandpa came to England in the 50s to earn…

WHY BRENDAN RODGERS IS THE MANAGER OF THE YEAR

Brendan Rodgers is a funny man. Sometimes, he comes across as one of those people who use words they don’t…

THROWBACK THURSDAY: OBAFEMI AWOLOWO

Chief Obafemi Awolowo was born on March 6, 1909, in Ikenne, Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria. He had his primary school education…

CUSTODIAN THINK TANK: THE PREMIER LEAGUE HALL OF FAME

The Hall of Fame is a concept more common in American sports. Taking a leaf from our friends on the…