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It started when I got to know about the Tell! Campus Ambassadors 2020 from someone’s WhatsApp status update but I overlooked it until my friend...

In the light of the recent outburst on social media about the opaque handling of what could be regarded as public funds which was donated...

  GET UP THE NERVE! Whether you are too fat, too short,too tall ,too dark,too fair,too skinny,too beautiful,too ugly or not. You’re right! It’s your...

LIME GREEN Today I saw a boy. Well, he was not really a boy, he is still somewhere in that confusing gap between teenagehood and...

“You’re not your job. You’re not what proportion money you have got within the bank. You’re not the car you drive. You’re not the contents...

Marriage is a wonderful thing, yet it is constantly changing. The marriages we see today are nothing like the ones of our parents or grandparents....

Courage is the quality of being brave in a dangerous situation. The word courage comes from the Latin ‘cor’, meaning heart. Courageous people have big...

“We are getting more disconnected to those around us and getting more connected to those away from us” Socially Distanced One of the words of...

Music is a phenomenon that sees no boundaries, regardless of nationality, race, and culture. It creates emotions and feelings, and it is far more powerful...

Recalibrate. I think, 2021 should be the year when we all get serious about making real progress. It’s healthy to unwind and frolic on social...

  I watched a Youtube video recently about rare genetic diseases that leave people with superpowers. Some of which were spectacular, like Savant Syndrome, which...

   From Alcohol to Cocaine, Heroin, Marijuana, and Benzodiazepines; The list of chemicals that could possibly get you hooked on goes on. These chemicals are...

As we live we realize that there is a lot about life that we desire that ever always seems out of reach. It seems like...

This is a new beginning,new opportunities for you to achieve all your goals.stay focus and determined so as to accomplish your dreams and bring out...

“I’ve put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that’s the...

What is Gratitude?Many of us express gratitude bysaying “thank you’ to someonewho has helped us or given us agift. From a scientificperspective, however, gratitude isnot...

  POWER OF EMPATHYEmpathy is the ability to emotionally understand what other people feel,see thing from their point of view,and imagine yourself in their place,...

Are you addicted to using your phone always? As a parent, do your kids pester you to get them a smartphone? Giving them a smartphone...

COURAGE AND BRAVERYCourage is not the absence of fear. Courageous people do feel fear,but they are able to manage and overcome their fear so that...

COURAGE AND BRAVERYCourage is not the absence of fear. Courageous people do feel fear,but they are able to manage and overcome their fear so that...

The year 2020 has and will always be a remarkable year in the lives of Africand. The ENDSARS Protest has Nigerians activists, youth and Celebrities...

        Covid-19 is an infectious disease that has affected the health of many different people in the globe. Health is the physical...

“There is nothing i need so much as nourishment for myself-esteem”. We nourish the bodies of our children and friends and employees,but how seldom do...

Hello,The past weeks before this has just been filled with a rollercoaster of emotions for different people and basically, the goal was just to ask...

  Where feet may fail – LifeThere are always places of uncertainty where feet may fail,There are storms that’d rise where the feet will be...

It’s been so long since I was able to actually collect my thoughts and put them into writing. I have been struggling with anxiety for...

When they spoke about us they said it in condescending terms. We were the destined failed generation. Behind my desk in my well ironed ajebota...

Weekly_Poetry_Write Part -2     POINT OF VIEW: Portrays that, till date Africans gentle persons were in the stage of immaturity, naiveness and in cultural...

I woke up this morning to a sudden reminder that I hadn’t gotten the stuff. The intensity of the air-con beating against my sparsely hairy...

  Hi there, this is Writaholic spilling one of her many thoughts and today is about Fake vs Real.    I read a lot of...

  I do not need Math,nor do I needits further friend,to log this rhythmin your pulsing heart, for your figure eight expressionis a source of...

Omobola Oh how beautiful you are, Like the beautiful sunrise, a perfect handiwork of the creator, The calmness of your face has successfully made people...

On September 10, 2020 the world marked The World Suicide Prevention Day(WSDP), with events and programs targeted to help prevent suicide through collective effort.  This...

  Streams are loosing their fountainsNot one is worriedOur culture is in comaIt is local Isn’t it…? Hmm. Trees are loosing their leafsNot one is...

You are sauntering home from work. Fatigued, battling with a banging headache and definitely hungry. You are counting the minutes until your mouth devour whatever...

Be the BEACH BEACH Oh how I dream to be at the beachTo feel the waves around me To swim in its gloriousnessTo bask in...

As writers, we are sometimes faced with the challenge of how to end our stories. Writing could be a well-planned process with an already well-defined...

She called me on phone.A voice from my past.“Daniel i need your help”“How now… been a long time, how may i be of service?” I...

Who am I without the love from you?Sitting outside waiting for the sky blue. Who am I, I need a heart to love,A heart beckoning...

Rich and respected. Successfully secure. Independent and very influential. Gifted in looks and aesthetic endowments. This acquaintance who’s substantial abundance. Was procured at the expense...

The dining table,Assorted with various varieties, Waiting for someone to join us in our quest,Remembering all the good days,Eating alone doesn’t seem quite good,The corona...

Surveying the room and parlour apartment.   Tucked in densely populated Isale Oja.   Agege.   Once a happy home for his family of 6...

Every street of Kabul is enthralling to the eyeThrough the bazaars, caravans of Egypt passOne could not count the moons that shimmer on her roofsAnd...

She was calm, my mother—always calm, even when lashing out would have be justified. She was calm when she told Dylan he couldn’t leave the...

My mind is in a constant disarrayIt’s like a storm is brewing inside me I’m in an utter state of confusionAlmost going maniac Choices, decisionsWhat...

Differences & similarities. Aunty wa, with the long skirt, should not be embarrassed or feel intimidated with the mockeries calling her anti-fashion or grandma: Her...

Toothless yet sharp, Biggest yet fast, Blind yet fierce, Largest yet buoyant. As calm as I seem, Still stay afar from the streams, as you...

Whenever I am in doubt My purpose would come visitingShe would ask, “when last did you tasted meat”?Same moment, my eyes will speakSame moment, my...

  I am enamored, Can’t get you away from my thought, I fill lovish,With you, my mind is nourished, The attraction, I don’t know,All I...

“Between 1400 and 1900, the African continent experienced four sizeable slave trade, beginning in the 15th century, slaves were shipped from West Africa, West central...

The shades of colours showed my personality, These jewelry are only but my accessories. The makeup is to cover up my anxiety, for reproach was...

Death. It comes like a thief, without warning life, Then snatches away its victims. It causes unimaginable pain, To the relatives of the deceased, causing...

She is beautiful ! Did I just hear you say I’m beautiful ?? ……………………………………… Behind my smiles there are dead pains seeking for revivalBehind my...

You can’t call that man a father, I lost my father the day my sister was born. He blamed her for the death of our...

You came close to me, But you poured out what I emptied in you,You said you love me, But I can’t fathom if its true....

It was all a night of pain,My inside tearing as you strained,The joy and happiness you brought with your cry,The long doubt and wait you...

Look at me, what do you see? Anger, Agony, Pain or Devastation? My face seems unappealing, due to the hate and frustration . You think...

Red signifies love Pain too it might As my feelings were curved I thought it was depression You were so angry at me Always creating...

Her loud cry filled the whole roomShe’s been in labour for days, today is the fourth moonSuddenly there was a tiny cryIt’s a baby girl,...

  I called it euphoria,I thought I love this feeling.But all I had was the phobia,Of hurting and not healing. To my emotions,I say destitute.Tried...

Here in the North. They were killing people, Not minding what age they are. Because, those who did,  Are disconnected From the zealot of reality, ...

BASIC ETIQUETTE Be a voice, not an echo Be humble and lower your ego Fight for the weak and be their hero Maintain family bond,...

The place, I went Today. It was so fun, Pleasure and recreation. And i felt secured. Free, like at home.   The place i went,...

Like a hunter looking out for a game, we are expecting Festus arrival , hoping the worst will be minimal. Anwuli’s father came, he was...

When angels visit human, there will always be a significant sign. The flashing lights, the brightness all over the place, as our dear Nollywood has...

  So, if you’ve been my friend on any of my social media platforms for long, you might have noticed how I have drastically reduced(or...

    It was not the first time, Someone she trusted hurts her, Vowed there would not be a second time, So she guarded her...

This is about a girl,A young girl,Who felt life had nothing to offer.A girl, who felt life Wasn’t worth living.She did try, she triedBut fell...

Rejoice with me, Trip the light fantastic To the drum of festivity And move your body in serenity   For I have axed out my...

In search of a good name, I went through a lot of pain,Just to meet up with fame, I walked a road not plain. Sleepless...

Once upon a time,I had it all.My life was perfect I had youAnd that was all I neededYou were my sunshine, The star that guides...

Arewa!!! A peacock in human form  She’s got a skin as soft as cotton  With coilly hair that keeps stunning  Arewa!!! A special flower in...

MY FIRST TIME By Muib Shefiu I heard my heartbeat reverberated in my ear. A vibration that moved to and fro from my heart to...

Happy Monday People😍Its the beggining of a beautiful week again😌Own it!Enjoy it!Relish it!Be it!Stay Safe🤗Stay Jiggy😉 ************************************************Wassup!!Wassup!!My beautiful people😍😍😍 If by chance you are just...

Do you feel unfulfilled in your life, stuck in a career you don’t like, going to work at some mundane job, trying to earn a...

To everyone currently struggling with one form of addiction or the other and want to come out of it but don’t know how to, THIS...

If only you knew that other people’s opinion does not determine your potentials. If only you knew that the naysayers on your path cannot stop...

Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder,Can anyone try to take away the beauty without getting burnt,A long line queues,Nakedness doesn’t seem to faze...

DO BEANS HAVE WINGS? I was eating breakfast one morning, a bizarre mix of beans and baked potato goulash with no assortment, just the way...

  For You, the one who can no-longer see me.(Aka love in the time of ghosts) But I talked about the groceriesAnd you said we...

  Can over lovers comeWith us to heaven? We would kiss our way intoThe holy of holies and watchThe angels chirp the beautiful hallelujah,Hiting their...

Hi there! I choose to call myself a Writaholic because I have a gazillion thoughts running through my head and I always have to put...

  My pen is afraid To spell out your namesBecause you share names with our leaders And knowing that hate speech is real. Lady justiceWhy...

Whut?! Wait, what?! I am actually all these. Wow wow wow, fantabulous! Today makes it two hundred and ten days since I’ve been at home...

Bamused of searching for pearch,Where there is no despondency,To find saint in living.The more i search,The more bootless i found. My heart became lonely,Depression follows...

Bamused of searching for pearch,Where there is no despondency,To find saint in living.The more i search,The more bootless i found. My heart became lonely,Depression follows...

Charmingly charismatic.Scavenger and snarer.Flatterer with practised finesse.Destroyer of homes.Lord of broken hearts.Master of the delicate arts of seduction.He lived on easy streets.Paid no bills.Unless it...

Theirs had been a home of laughter and love.Tender trust and cozy contentment.Till tragedy struck.In the form of a Ponzi scheme induced heart attack.Incapacitating the...

Yo people😄Mo tun ti de.I come in the glow of the beautiful monday,To give you the flow of my beautiful weekend🌹. It’s monday 😉How did...

Is this truly the way to live?Death seems to be a better option, Various opinions waft through my mind,Trying to find my bearings. Everywhere is...

😔The Genesis of the Covid-19 pandemic started out as a brutal attack on human lives and our definition of normality as it were. The present...

The Pen When the jaunt fail, what sea Should I sail?The pen a rescuing tent.Even when reality fails, the rescuing tent oblige.Reality gives no way...

On the 8th day of dis-gust in the year ’14,It was an innocent afternoon, Interrupted by one idle moment. I can still hear it, even...

News of tears… Sidi treks hastily on the narrow pathway that lies on the road virtually towards the stream and the stall for making cassava...

  I’ve heard of the beautiful storyOf Ruth abókokú;whose love was never endingSuch is my endless love for You. I’ve heard of that of the...

‘…..as I invite on stage, the Author of the award winning Novel, in person of ….’ his voice trailed off amidst the loud hooooos.I approached...

Don’t ever believe the saying that lowlifes are shameless. It is this thing, this thing around our neck that strangles our pride. Mama brings the...

  Can’t you call it sacrifice?When the world came with trail’sTaking your houses, cars almost taking your kids lives. Lo…your heart you foundSadly married to...

I roll to and fro the wall. It’s the 21st day of lockdown but my body can’t just get used to the wake-eat-sleep routine. I...

Maybe tommorow things will be betterMaybe tommorow my laughter will echo louderMaybe tommorow I will realize how much more I need to loveMaybe tommorow my...

Hola! It’s been a whileI’m not sure I’m the same optimistic girl who used to write and rant here.Things have changed. I have changed.And something...

  We sweat profuselyAs hot sun burned our skinMoving vehicles, splashed mud on usWe were beaten by the heavy downpour. To the world we appeared...

BY MissRhodlineI watch as Bukky cry sadly, I stood beside her comforting her, she just lost her father. And the irony is that my father...

  How I tried hard fighting negative thoughts as a die-hard pessimist.   At the stage when I started discovering myself and sincerely admitting those...

  **********Our LandOur PeopleWho will save usWho will rise up Save us from ourselvesStreets stained with greedWe breach our integrityJust for self gain We steal...

It’s not everything the mouth will say, Cos sometimes, Some words aren’t meant to be spoken. For a long time, They’ve been giving what belonged...

I can hear hearts crying Not in the jungle,I can see stars die in our bosomThey plead for life. Maybe we flew off track At...

  Mirror is the reflection of the soul,Can you truly see what is on the other side?Reflection is a necessary evil,A necessary evil indeed it...

Evening in my village is not without birds. You could see them flocking together in an orderly fashion in the sky, as though they had...

Love for a brother I have a dream,Whereby we would be surrounded by nature,Just you and me,A safe place from the world,Trees, water surrounds us,Just...

The Rain.  Humanity is blessed with a complete work of art.An exciting and fascinating splash of beauty it is,That explains the “HE” smiling with His...

    “You are not good enough, you are 20 with nothing to show for it, see your mates making waves. Just cover your face...

Knock knock, it’s you again, I recognise this time you don’t I? You look way more beautiful under a different skin but I would be...

Ahah Here I go again Trying to write my problems awayt They’retechnically not “problems” Because I’m a teen. What do I have to worry about? ...

Dear Nuel,I told my dad about you today and I felt the butterflies in my stomach revisit. I told him how your lips curl up...

Hi everyone I am feranmi by name and I want to share an important lesson with all of you reading this I know Nigeria has...

DOGUNDE How about we say the truth?The shrine is empty.Neither Iyaloja nor the midwivesNor the women to sing her victoryWhen the baby is deliveredOur eyes...

😔 In the midst of chaos.An unending madness,Is the status quo.With no chance of change in sight. The days fly by.While courage; in her gloriousness-Sharpens...

Misfortune. Festus sat at the second row of the bus going to Lagos from Enugu. The thought of how life has been to him clouded...

Kunle appeared to have spaced out as the emergency meeting prepared to commence. Only his friend, Richard, who was also a member of the board...

DROSS AUTOBIOGRAPHYThere is no gainsaying that the social media has brought to the world a common medium for thoughts, words and expressions; unfortunately, it has...

  THE FOOL’S PARADISELet us imagine a situation where because of the seemingly perfect way an ugly scenario presents itself we continue holding onto it,...

“The gift of goodbye!“, sounds weird right? Don’t worry you will get to understand more as we move. Stay tuned Sometimes the best thing that...

Sucked into a wormhole, jumbling and tumbling,she arrived across worlds and in between.It took as long as a dream was short, though it really wasn’t...

      On and on and on the world goes. The hustling here and the bustling there. Little Tinu is wailing at the top...

I’m in coma Cos… I lost the first battle to lazinessforgive me thoughts. Hungry, i was no cakeThirsty, I was no waterWilling, I was no...

Maybe she was being a little too severe but she didn’t see a way around it.They all expected her to look the other way every...

Cyber bullying is the act of using technology to threaten, scare, embarrass or target another person or a group of people. Cyberbullying has been reported in at...

Funny how fast  the little ones grow, Years pass like flies in the meadow, Yet it feels so slow,  Down the hour glass and through...

Memories swim down lines When our walls was stollen.They came not to draw battle linesThey cheated our strength with dangerous weapon.Locust and worms our foodPressure...

Like night wakes to see The moon and starsSo I’ll want to have you as my beautyI feel just like a queen for not pushing...

Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart. -Haruki Murakami   Memories are like camera sounds;Click, click, it goes on...

Nature, you are sinking in vivid colours All colours which you have made more beautiful Who painted you? Which artist made you? Who gave you...

I tried to look backI see darknessI wish to see lightOnly darkness follow me I heard a voiceA voice from far awayPiercing my earsSomeone murmuring...

Experience they say is the best teacher; however, I see it as a painful teacher. Little did I know what it really meant to be...

  Life, you gave me shapeYou gave me soulYou teach me the worldYou teach me to live Life, you mould meWithout you feel like formless...

EPISODE 2 I obviously didn’t recollect what happened after I fainted, I woke up to hearing wails, people had gathered at the balcony, extended family...

Make a left turn”,I said to the driver while flipping through the pages of Tell Magazine. It’s a cold Friday and daammn! I’m behind the...

Chaotic family system and adulterated education, I believe are the major roots of the trunks many a Nigerian child emerges from. Some are utterly unfortunate...

The trend of varieties of the dietary pattern is prevailing throughout the human race(s) with either with a different mindset or same objective. Human follows...

Integrity is an important value as it is a reflection of who you are, and what you are going to be in the nearest future....

My heart roared like an hungry lionIn haste for prey to feed my roaring heartBut tedious to captureThe Lion and the Jewel departed for nine...

Run away from boring lectures Run away from daily school bellsRun away from closed giant school gatesBunking the class!!! Like to go on mountain topLike...

Life is sure full of ups and downs but don’t easily give up during those challenging times.. The storms of life can be overwhelming but...

A friend is someone You turn toA friend is someone Who encourages you!A friend is someoneWho stands by you!A friend is someone Who loves you!A...

Okeke is a well known farmer in the forest zone of the Nigerian geographical zones in the 15th century. The forest zone is under four...

  Attending Oyemekun Grammar School, Akure was a privilege for me. OGSA being one of the Best Four government-owned secondary schools in Akure, the capital...

The things you’ve loved, Becoming things you hate. Your possessions, you took away Leaving us in cynical Jeopardy  Come back home The father calls.  ...

Penned by: Adeyi Soffiullahi Olamide (LEGACY) It has a different meaning With a distinct yearning It might be a hunger for wealth Or a hunger...

“Dates I don’t know again My room is dirty and stainedYeah! I'll receive the blame Hey!!! Look, they only take the gainOur leaders should be...

I come from a place where a woman’s vagina is cut and sewn before she bleeds for the first time. Her legs are tied for...

We have run a thousand miles Still, our feet itch to go further We have shed a hundred cries Still, eagerness rips the throat asunder...

             ALIVE!Takka takka takka!Bratatat…tat!!Boom…!!!I jerked up from my bed truncating my ‘one-eyed-closed’ sleep. Rubbing my eyes, I realized that they...

Just then I traveled in my form Rend my garment As I die in ecstasy I hide myself in pool of shameNow living her, wobbling...