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!
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!
That fateful day, Mama Seun woke up in the morning at 4a.m as it was her daily routine. She got on her knees and prayed for the day sales. She hoped dearly that the day’s sale would be good enough to enable pay all her debts. At around 4:25a.m, she got her rather old & shortened broom… Read More Jungle Justice: World’s Greatest Evil
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
On my way back from school today, I got on a bus – tired and sleepy. I needed to keep myself awake so I decided to take a virtual journey down my Facebook feed and alas! 😱 I saw blood! I saw the blood of a seven year old child scattered all over his face. His left… Read More Jungle Justice: The Death of Us
Hey everyone! It’s been a really long while and am so sorry I have been MIA.. I have the weirdest headings for my write-ups and I absolutely don’t know why but one thing am sure about is things don’t just pop up in my head for no significant reason! ‘Help is coming’. Am sure someone… Read More Help is Coming…
Wednesday afternoon, Parade ground, 4:15pm. “Paraders!” “Sir, yes sir!” “Paraders!” “Sir, yes sir!” “Are you good to go?” “Good to go, good to go, good to go sir!” “Are you motivated?!” “Motivated, motivated, motivated sir!” On and on we went, commandant and cadet boys. That was our second parade that term but my first.… Read More CADET WAS CAST: The King’s College Experience.