If you have ever had the misfortune of sitting beside a dirty conductor in those yellow and black coloured buses popularly known as danfo in Lagos on your way back from work on a sunny afternoon, then you can relate perfectly! Every single time I have to go back home either on my way back from school… Read More Body Odour is a Pressing Issue Nigeria! Corruption Could be a Distraction!
This is a summary of my recent meeting with the president of our great country together with some of his close aides and what he promised the youths… The previous day was a very busy day for me at school because I received very long boring lectures; and after my exasperating chemistry practical I decided… Read More I Met With the President!!
Today happens to be one of those days when I attempt to observe siesta then end up sleeping for more hours than I bargained only to stay awake throughout the night, unable to shut my eyes again. Today’s seems to be one of the chronic ones as I haven’t shut my eyes since 5pm yesterday.… Read More Starting Afresh, for the third time!
With each step, my legs felt heavy. Couldn’t anyone see the darkness in my eyes? Couldn’t someone stop to ask? Couldn’t anyone see that I had gone, so DEEP? My heart began to race, I’d check my wrist from time to time; I remembered the warning that came with the handing of the parcel I held… Read More DEEP
When I was little, I believed that Love was enough, I had dreamed of the perfect relationship, wedding and of course! Husband. I believed that as long as we were both crazy about each other, nothing else mattered. Well… I must admit, I was wrong! I look now, at the average woman with fear in her… Read More Love isn’t Enough
How many of you have ever wished you could act out some scenes in Hollywood movies, for example, where a young guy or girl within the ages of 14 and 19 would just walk into the house and announce “Hello mum! I’ve got a boy/girlfriend! And I’m sleeping over at his place this weekend (for… Read More Nigerian Parents, Youth and Relationships
It is a place that sucks soldiers in and spits them back out tastelessly, half whole and half made. Above all, it is a place of death, the death of human emotions and feelings and dreams, more death than most could fathom.… Read More The Evolution Theory
He sits on his favorite couch on the porch, staring blankly into the cold misty night. The sky is lit up with stars on this night, so many of them. He sighs as he turns up the volume of the music player a notch. But slowly, he drifts away and those thoughts lay hold of… Read More Aching Amplitudes
I had one shot. It brushed his left knee and punched a hole in the wall. He halted, racing no more but exhibited no sign of pain; only blood filled that area. I had another shot but this time through his left patella. He let out a loud cry but didn’t seem remorseful about what… Read More I Killed for Love
Two days ago,the watch maker turned 50. Two days ago, the executive also turned 50. Yesterday, the watch maker spread his mat on the neatly swept market ground. Yesterday the executive strode into his office, beaming at the flattering compliments of his employees. The watch maker spread his wares on the straw mat, carefully dusting… Read More The Watchmaker