Bad experience, would not recommend…

I am running through rubbles, kicking stones and bottles as I try to manoeuvre my way out of a sharp corner. I squeeze between two buildings and hit my body against one of the walls. Pain is trying to creep in, but the growl in…


E be like magic, but no be magic…

“How to know if your spirit husband is cheating on you”, “Five men share their experiences on sharing one wife”, “How to know the colour of Otedola Ferrari you deserve”, “Ten-year-old Nigerian talks about earning first million”, “How threesomes affect childbirth”… you…


Have money, Kaftan, and visit these places…

Abuja is like a strawberry; it looks good, it feels good, it smells good but has a sweet-sour aftertaste. Eating strawberry is like buying a penis enlargement cream; everyone does it, but no one admits it does not come out as expected. That…


Na serve I come serve, I no kill person.

I am on a bus that is pushing another bus. No, they are not related by rope; it is just a bus, pushing bumper-to-bumper, another bus.

When the bus in front sees an opening to park properly, the driver steers it…


I am standing at Iwo Road, Ibadan, wearing an oversized Jelabia and Sokoto, with a black shirt underneath, in case they start shooting, and I need to disguise that I’ve never met these protesters before. My sling bag is positioned to allow me to swipe it backwards as part of…


“No one is actually dead until the ripples they cause in the world die away.” — Terry Pratchett

His eyes are on the goal as he steps up to take a penalty kick for his team. He takes a few steps back, exhales, rushes towards the ball ferociously, slows down…


“Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

28-year-old Ifeoma Abugu had just finished the mandatory one-year National Youth Service (dubbed as NYSC) when she travelled to Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, to visit her fiance, Ugwuna. Ifeoma and Ugwuna recently did their introduction ceremony — as a precursor…


By Muhammed Akinyemi

His name is Jimoh Isiaq. He is standing by the side of the road, wearing a striped blue, white, and black sweater. His multicoloured shorts are as reflective as Jimoh himself. He folds his hands, watching from a distance as other young people carry an #EndSARS protest…


By: Muhammed Akinyemi

The death of African-American George Floyd sent ripples across the world, uniting people of different colours in demand for justice. Protests started in his hometown of Minneapolis and soon spread around the American country.

In no time, the demonstrations torched Europe, as the citizens and governments of…


By: Akinyemi, Muhammed Adedeji

Nigeria’s famous mutiny class of July 1966 all graduated summa cum laude, with their distinctions earning them places in Government. The set was responsible for all of Nigeria’s military governments from then on until the fourth republic. …

Muhammed Adedeji Akinyemi

quicquid capit // I let the dogs out. Studied Law. Time traveller said I’ll die if I stop writing. For pitches & freelance: akinyemimuhammed@gmail.com

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