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LETTER TO MY MOTHER: WALE LAWAL

Eventually Twenty-One: Letter to My Mother Mummy, I am afraid of twenty-two The age is creeping up from under my…

LETTER TO MY MOTHER: AFAM

Dear Mama Afam, The last time I wrote you a letter, I was 12. I was a terrible 12 but…

LETTER TO MY MOTHER: OLUWAMAYOWA & OLUWATOMI IDOWU

Mayo: My darling Momo, For a long time, I didn’t think you were a nice person. You were the parent…

LESSONS FROM MY MUM & GRANDMA: OYIN EGBEYEMI

      What an interesting coincidence it is that Mothering Sunday and International Women’s Day fall within the same month every…

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…