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The Story Corner : There Is No Chill On Social Media

The Story Corner :  There Is No Chill On Social Media

Ladies and gentlemen, you are welcome. Have you seen what’s been buzzing online now? especially for my twitter fans, Hmmm! it’s a serious business. Some days ago, Nigeria had its Presidential debate, it’s no news that some of the aspirants didn’t show up, that’s a gist for another day  but one of the aspirants referred […]

#AW Gist : Just Before You Emerge

#AW Gist : Just Before You Emerge

What do you want to do? This a regular question, statement, remark that we have heard countless times. This is basically a Question, a primary question. We have heard this at home, at our workplace, at functions, at job interviews etc. People would often ask, what do you want to do? As simple as this […]

Gender Activist Of The Year

Gender Activist Of The Year

  Our CEO, Her Excellency Erelu Bisi Adeleye – Fayemi received an award as The Gender Activist of the Year! This award was given to her by Independent Nigeria {Publishers of the Daily Independent Newspaper} No, we aren’t surprised, it’s a well-deserved award!  We know you are The Voice of Every Woman, The Voice of […]

Dear Fighter, You Have Come This Far

Dear Fighter, You Have Come This Far

Hey babe, There is so much you have done so far. You have come this far. You have cried, you have carried your shoes, buckled it and ran the race. You have changed the status-quo, you have carried yourself to places you never thought you could get to. When they came at you and said […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Humour

LOUD WHISPERS: Humour

I was at an event recently and I found myself mentally rolling my eyes as the comedian who had been hired to entertain tried his best to be funny. I always appreciate the efforts of entertainers, I know it is not easy to get up in front of an audience of strangers to sing, dance […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Letter To A Former Friend

LOUD WHISPERS: Letter To A Former Friend

My dear former friend, I hope all is well with you. I am writing this letter to you very reluctantly, but I believe that with every passing day that I cling to silence, there will be more damage done. I am conflicted because I am not sure if I should address you as ‘Friend’ or […]

Nomzamo: A Tribute to Winnie Nomzamo Madizikela Mandela

Nomzamo: A Tribute to Winnie Nomzamo Madizikela Mandela

The first time I saw Winnie Nomzamo Madizikela-Mandela in person was at the 1995 UN Women’s conference in Beijing, China. She attended the NGO Forum in Huairou, and even though there were scores of sessions running simultaneously with event organisers competing for the attention of thousands of delegates, it was no surprise that the sessions […]

MAKING IT BETTER: A Time For Celebration!

Dear beloved, much appreciated Above Whispers readers, this has indeed been a joyous fortnight for me for a few reasons. I start with the very successful launch of our very own Erelu Olabisi Adeleye-Fayemi’s book Above Whispers, which I had the good fortune to be a part of. The icing on the cake was meeting […]

MAKING IT BETTER: An Open Letter to Above Whispers Community

Dear brother, sisters, (egbons, aburos), uncles, aunties and friends, I hope you will indulge me in my letter to you. I am feeling rather sentimental, prayerful, joyful, and full of grace and gratitude and want to share this with you. It has been almost a year and a half since Above Whispers was created by […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Prophecies And Common Sense

LOUD WHISPERS: Prophecies And Common Sense

At the end of the year or the beginning of a new one, there is usually a torrent of prophecies around the world.  Humanity has always expressed a desire to know what the future holds, either out of curiosity or a desire to prepare for the unknown. Every civilization we know of has included those […]