Category - Essay of the Week

THE CITY AS A SHADOW

THE CITY AS A SHADOW
By Uthman Shodipe
The city opens up everywhere in dramatic, vivid vacancy. There is a certain arresting enlargement about this place. It...

THE EMBATTLEMENT OF A GADFLY

THE EMBATTLEMENT OF A GADFLY
By Uthman Shodipe
In the trailblazing largeness of their enlightenment, in the long etched tradition of their significant...

A Bright Moment in History

A Bright Moment in History
By Uthman Shodipe
June 8, 1998. It was the day the tyrant fell, cut down by the great leveler; humbled by the eternal fatidical...

A Journey through Change

A  Journey through Change
By Uthman Shodipe
They came with a screaming messianic holler. There was that vehemence of the true believer, the giddy self...

DESERTION AT THE BARRICADES

DESERTION AT THE BARRICADES
By Uthman Shodipe
There is no vigilance anymore at the barricades. There is no longer any significant sentry of conscience. There...