• Article

    A Common Enemy: An exposé on depression in Nigeria

    A couple of months ago, I made the decision to shed more light on Mental Illnesses, particularly in Nigeria. I’m writing about this because I have a personal experience, and also because I know that there are so many others living with mental illnesses in Nigeria who would want to live in a society that makes coping easier. This article is the first of more to come which will be part of a series that discusses common mental illnesses; what they are, the symptoms, and also what it feels like to live with these illnesses – experiences from those who have dealt/are currently dealing. Depression I once read a 2017…

  • Poetry

    Nights in Tartarus

    I remember the nights we spent in TartarusScreaming and begging to be freeIt was all darkness and painTorture, fear, and misery I remember calling out for a saviourAnd losing my faith when no one cameWondering if he couldn’t hear meOr if, like others, I didn’t know his name I remember the nights I spent in TartarusThe devil had a grip on my soulAnd no matter how much I would pleadHe wouldn’t let me loose, whole I clawed my way out off his graspIt was no pretty sightI had to fight, cry, and bleedBefore I finally saw the light I broke a million times in TartarusAnd not one person had a…