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Sometimes, you guys share things with us. Your poetry, your literature, your opinions, your views on life. Some of it, we simply cannot be bothered with: imagine someone telling us that Nigerian jollof rice is the king of jollofs? I mean, is that news?? Is that not in the Bible somewhere?? But some of it is really, really cool stuff, so Guest Contributions is the place where we share it. "Look ma, I'm on Viva Naija! I'm famous!"
Fulani herdsmen

OPINION: When Men Die That Cattle May Live – Reno Omokri

Nigeria is not the only country where nomadic pastoralists herdsmen come and go. In Kenya, they have the Maasai herdsmen who have been herding cattle around the Nile Valley area from the days of...

Why London is no place for a young Black Man by Peter Akinti

This article is exactly 7 years old this week, yet, it's content and narrative still seems resounding. The reality within the piece seemed to have "sat on the fence" since then.. ...makes a nice read...
SAY by Akindamola Akintola

Say by Akindamola Akintola

I Say your best friend is eighteen years older than you are. He’s a lot older, but you can relate with him. The truth? You see yourself in him; becoming him. You met him at an...
Queens-College-Students_Olaseni-Oshifala_2

The deplorable state of my Queen’s College – Anthonia Justin (QCOG)

Queen's College - Pass On The Torch! A child's mind starts off as a blank slate. What is written on it determines the appearance, bearing, mindset and thought processes that child grows up with and, in...
This Day Magazine

The segregation of Yoruba film actors from mainstream Nollywood – Ayo Shonaiya

Nollywood For All? by Ayo Shonaiya I've been saying this for years, even though I've never liked the name "Nollywood" but I've since got used to it. Long before actress Mercy Aigbe Gentry's lengthy post on...

Nigerians still have a long way to go with customer service – Dr. Charles...

I got permission from work one sunny morning to transact some business at Ogbete Main Market, Enugu, only to encounter locked stalls and a gathering of tradesmen and women singing. It was about 10 o'clock. I...
Black Skin

What SHADE is black skin? The melodrama around melanin – Temidayo

"I like light-skinned women." The entire black community goes ape-shit. "Aah! You are brainwashed by dem whities! Black is beautiful. Why can't you see that black is beautiful??? "All these bleached out yellow paw paw girls. No...
eye of grief

The real reason why the fight for gender equality in Nigeria MUST continue –...

When we talk about gender equality in Nigeria,  it usually gets reduced to who cooks and who bears the brunt of childcare. It goes much deeper though and Dr Charles Uzor shares a heartrending story...
dominant sex - Suit Hands Tapping

18+ Freak For The Week VII: K Cums Calling

I walk confidently into the crowded hall. My hips swaying seductively to the soft beating of my excited heart. All eyes were on me as I expected. I had dressed with care determined to stand out...
Black+couple+hotel+sex

Freak For The Week VI: One Sexy Night in Kano

It was all my dad's fault. He stood next to me conversing with the other passengers, asking if they knew how to get to Gumel, Jigawa State. That was where I was posted to for...