Writers Corner

Legacy Magazine Writers Corner inspires, develops and connects writers and storytellers in a range of disciplines for social change.

Nkem Says: On Becoming the ‘Lord of the Ring’

Nigerians are awesome, especially when it comes to giving nicknames, coining slangs and making memes. In fact, at this point, I feel like we have a name for every possible situation or circumstance one could...

Diary of a Village Runs Girl – EPISODE 2

A woman old enough to be my mother, was right in his bed clung to him like an octopus, they were both half naked and in the middle of… “karkka pkapka” The fufu and vegetable soup I...

Tales of A Lekki Tenant – Episode 2

I had always known I would become a millionaire one day. And now the chance came along with such tremendous luck, I intended to maximise the opportunity to its fullest. Ben kicked against my plan, insisting...

I Do Not have To Take Your Advice

If you are a Nigerian, you are forced to be familiar with unsolicited advice. In fact, it has become an inevitable affair. People just want to air their opinions even if you do not want...

Speck, Eye, Log! 8 Things Which We Do But Are Quick to Judge Others...

There is a saying that whoever declares that someone has passed gas is the one who did it. This simply means that, most times, we are guilty of the judgment we pass on others. It...

Nkechi Alade: What’s That Thing Stopping You?

A year from now you may wish you had started today – Karen Lamb Let’s face it many of us are not entirely satisfied with our current jobs! In fact a lot of us do them just...

The Too Many Lies And Fake Lives Being Lived On Social Media: Personal Experience

Yes, so many people will agree that the greatest liars are Nigeria politicians. But guess what? I have come to discover that the greatest lairs are found on social media. 90% of the reality we...

Kemi Smith: When Your Boss Assaults You

Domestic violence is a hard topic to discuss; but even harder and less talked about, is assault in the workplace. A good number of people are assaulted in their place of work, but can’t and...

Vanessa Onyema: If He Wants A DNA Test, Let Him Have It

During my service year, I worked at a District Hospital. It was one drama to the other everyday, and I got to learn that the hardest people to deal with are people residing in the...

Nkechi Alade: I Don’t Have Enough Money

I guess we have all heard or said this at one point or the other. Whenever I meet people with great potentials to succeed if they take on their talent as a business and ask...