Writers Corner

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

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...

Money Matters with Nimi Akinkugbe: Should You Lend Money to Friends?

Shakespeare’s Polonius offers the sage advice to his son Laertes in Hamlet; “Neither a borrower nor a lender be, for loan oft loses both itself and friend“. Consider this scenario: A friend calls you and needs...

Nadine: Getting Over Unhealthy Competition with Other People

Why do we sometimes feel that another person’s success blocks ours? Or, looking at it from another angle: do others have to fail at something for us to be more successful at it? Reality check: In...

Cisi Eze: 4 Truths About Misandry

“If Celie were singing, she would be like Mamie, Bessie, and Ma Rainey, all of whom were abused. Those women were abused by men. (…) And then I think about how people took it for...

Chika Uwazie’s TalentBase: How To Plan The Perfect Fun Day Off At Work

So you and a couple colleagues have been saving up for a day off from work to soak in the sun, play some games and meet new fun people. You’re not entirely sure what to...

Atoke’s Awkward Banter: Does the World Stop When You Lose Your Wallet?

I remember the night I lost my iPod. My colleague had dropped me off at the foot of the bridge at Oshodi and I was strolling home. I was listening to music, earphones plugged in-...

Akpo Uyeh: 7 Factors to Consider Before You Attend a Lagos Event

1. Never go early I’m sure you are not new to ”Nigerian time”.  This is when you go later than expected, because you know the event would not start on time.  You know it could be...

HaroldWrites: 5 Tips For Successfully Living Alone for the First Time

Are you contemplating moving out of your parents/guardian’s house any time soon, into your own apartment? Are you overwhelmed by the thoughts of what you need to do to live a happy life as an...

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...

Oreoluwa’s Maid For Me: Where Do Bad Maids Come From?

Like me, you probably have wondered at some point if there was a cabal that is behind the outsourcing of bad maids. As yorubas will say “O to bee“, meaning (It has gotten to that). Hiring...