Virality is a Cause

[For an insightful background into #SaveOke, see the images of Okeoghene Ighiwoto on Linda Ikeji’s blog,read Temitayo Olofinlua’s piece, and read Oke’s story] Jason Russell and his cohorts have shown us how ‘viral’ suggests infiniteness, a geometric progression, an x….

Lessons Learnt in Freelance Mode

Olaniran Osotuyi, one of my closest friends and colleagues, appeared before a court for the first time on Monday 27. Earlier, a few days earlier, another friend, Abimbola, had also made her first appearance. We were amongst a total of…

Since We Are Afraid of Infinite Silence

Thoughts on Boko Haram Consider the danger of infinite silence. They come to us in the name of God, for evil has taken the guise of virtue. They say they are speaking a collective language, premised on restating the religious…

A List of Small Wonders

First published on The Mantle I am making a list of small wonders, and it is five months long. In my work as Publisher and Managing Editor of an electronic literary magazine based in Nigeria, I have learned to listen closely…