This self-righteous journey into the mind of the troubled ones was triggered by an Al Jazeera special on the situation in Libya that I saw recently. It got me thinking about a lot of things, about the present goings-on in Libya, Syria, Ivory Coast, Japan, US and…in Nigeria. I realised how insensitive and selfish I … Continue reading The hell that surrounds us.
He could see the story vividly in his mind as he made his mental constructions and polished his angles on the way to the interview. For most parts of his adult life, he had wondered how it would feel for things to be just a little better than they were. He had known that feeling … Continue reading ‘Nigerian Roulette’
“Mummy, why can’t you hear me?”
Little Alex lay on the hospital bed, a sorry sight, with his skin clinging to his bones and a deathly pale look on his face. The discolouration of his skin gave him a ghost-like appearance and he was barely conscious of his environment as he lay there struggling for dear life.
He stood there in silence, cold eyes fixed pointedly ahead like a man entranced. This was no trance. He knew what he had to do and he was determined to do it. I have to do this. The motion of the wind was menacing as it seemed to urge him on. He felt the slightest … Continue reading Excerpts…
That the ‘Wazobia’ nation may be great again.
The reality of things are often plain and bare like a desert, just miles and miles of sand, complete with the mirage effect. What you see is not always what you get. This is the reason majority of the world’s inhabitant’s create their own world of make-believe, an imaginary world where we all think we … Continue reading Reality: A Drab Philosophy
A young adult discovers patriotism on the pages of his journal.