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…
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
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.
I know a funny man, though not much fun to be with; With the eyes of a hawk, his nose made you gawk; He never seizes to see; Gold and silver, Pounds and pence, maybe the occasional naira-on a bad day; Unfortunately, that’s the most he gets to see cause of his peculiar sight His… Read More Peculiar Sight
Previous Episode – Episode 1. Click here to read. I had recovered from the somewhat excruciating pain that I felt in my left eye which was an effect from the collision of the bullet and the wall. I escaped blindness. In confusion, many thoughts had run through my head. What if my house was blown… Read More Our Last Night Together (2)
2016. It’s been a pretty interesting year for me – from the “NO WATER NO LIGHT “ protests, to the unprecedented 3-week pre-exam break and all the “BRING BACK ULSU” wahala. Whoa! …but probably the most interesting part of my 2016 was getting to know the people I will be spending the next four years… Read More Building Class Of ’20.
Growing up, I had a mental picture of the woman I’d love to spend my life with. Yes, as a kid I shouldn’t have been thinking about such, but you see, I grew up in the midst of adults so I started to think like them in no time. I wanted a perfect woman; complete… Read More The Blow of Reality: My Prince Charming – Cinderella Story
The University of Lagos. University of First Choice and the Nation’s Pride. Interesting place, more interesting people. Let’s talk about, what I like to call, those Unilag ‘trends’, shall we? So I kinda noticed something about the beautiful, beautiful girls (sorry, ladies) that abound within the four (maybe three, considering Lagoon Front) walls of this… Read More Musings Of An Akokite.