Category Archives: Personal Experience

I see your statuses and shares and I wonder if you still think about me
Like I think about you.
And if you ever turn at night and want to see my face,
Like I dream to see yours

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Keep yourself going with this quote. Sometimes, we need people to direct us in life. “So many friends so many wahalas. The caliber of friends you have also matter.” Let me tell you a small…

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“Everything we do in life echoes in eternity” Good afternoon fellow writers, it is lovely to be here. This is my second literary activity in Lagos for the past seven months, due to my fear…

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MIRA SAYS: I was totally not minding my business a few days ago on Instagram when I stumbled on this fine fine writer. “I laid, silently watching, Waiting and listening. My eyes twitching As I…

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Nna, remember that piece Nten wrote about? The Writer’s Frustration? That’s literally me right now. I’ve never written any story series before and I intend on writing one today. Ehn, starting one tonight will be…

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“My first encounter with the divine was special to me. I didn’t see heaven open up, didn’t see flying angels or see the hand of God. It happened when I got baptized with the Holy…

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My Guitar Story Breakfast. D–ner, with faith that Someday it’d be enough to get you. On this beautiful Wednesday, My colon weighed more, the notes multiplied, with a broad smile I told me “Tori, its…

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Growing up people asked why I liked to smile the way I did. Upper gums visible, upper and lower teeth visible, cheekbones high and eyes almost squinting. So I thought it was bad to smile…

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Rita’s Story “After 3 JAMBs, I finally got admission in 2009 but not without scourge from my dad. He threatened to send me to a College of Education if I didn’t pass that exam. In…

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“This was 2011, my first time in Calabar. I had come down for my upcoming post-UME exams and I was staying with my elder brother in the hostel, Malabor. I was walking down to the…

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People of Calabar is a personal project of Sayyid Elabor. He believes everyone has a story to tell. So he runs, jumps, and sprints around Cali town, getting random people to share their stories with him.
Everyone always has an interesting, funny or inspiring story to tell. Your story could be someone’s motivation.

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“I’ve had lots of goofy experiences,” she pauses for a moment. With her eyes turned upwards in their sockets possibly trying to recollect all the memories. They stay this way for some time before a…

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When I woke up, my room was dark. I didn’t want to wakeup. I only wanted to keep sleeping, keep sleeping and have a ghost read for and write my exams for me. The time…

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Am I the only one that thinks I get it all wrong almost all the time? I know I can’t be the only one that feels this way. Like, where next? Am I right to…

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Most Outstanding Generals, CEOs’, Athletes, Inventors and other successful folks Throughout history share many things in common… Let’s touch just the preliminaries today With emphasis on ‘A Winning Spirit’ From David killing Goliath and winning…

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If I never get heartbroken I would never understand what it feels like to once love and still desire a love long gone. If we never get depressed, we wouldn’t be able to spin out…

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