Let there be no death


Ganaja sits at the mouth of the river. As some arrived on one boat, other people prepared to begin their journey across the river on another. A few unoccupied boats sat side by side at the river bank. It was on a Friday afternoon. The place bustled like a typical motor park in any part […]

Lagos to Lomé: Reflections on Borders


1. My first time outside of Nigeria was in 2017, when I walked across the Illela border to The Republic of Niger and returned on the back of a donkey. I was travelling across Nigeria by road with a group of artists, exploring Nigerianness and the different implications of borders. Dozens of encounters later—the woman […]

East of Eden


Love drought  All the loving I’ve been giving goes unnoticed It’s just floating in the air, lookie there Are you aware you’re my lifeline, are you tryna kill me ..Beyoncé?  This was the music playing on my AirPods.  I realized that I have always found it a little too dramatic when I see movies where […]