Tagged "Nigeria"

Unstoppable

Unstoppable
Nigerian superstar Segun Toriola’s back hand serve is unstoppable. He makes his seventh consecutive Olympic appearance playing table tennis in Rio. Sponsored by GE.Update: Toriola eventually failed to proceed to the finals during the Olympics, however, he is still the only African to have gone to 7…

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Nigeria, No Matter What

Nigeria, No Matter What
They face low funding and low support, the Nigerian para table tennis team is on a high and still fights for gold. Story sponsored by GE. Lagos— Once every four years, the fever consumes Nigerians – the excitement is heard by the deaf, and chanted by the dumb.…

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Dance Apocalypse

Dance Apocalypse
Once upon a time, in a strange land, the youths organized a ball. All the young men and maidens in the land were awfully excited to attend the ball. Okay, it was really a high school, Jaba Senior High, Port Harcourt and it was just some stupid party. But hey,…

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Say It In Igbo: Jisie Ike

Say It In Igbo: Jisie Ike
A year ago, my husband and I were blessed with our son. When  we first became pregnant, I urged my husband to choose our son’s name and he obliged by selecting Osinachi which means “it comes from God” or “gift of the Creator.”…

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Letter to Ochuko

Letter to Ochuko
My dear Ochuko, I am very sorry you ended up this way. You never concealed your feelings. You behaved like those uncircumcised male goats that flocked around my backyard and put their noses into the smelling buttocks of their female partners.Ochuko, anytime a lady passes by, you never ceased…

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