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Memoirs Of My Heterotopic Ossification Life

Memoirs Of My Heterotopic Ossification Life It was a bright and beautiful morning in Aj city. I’d spent the night with a neighbour who was home alone and couldn’t sleep in their big mansion alone. I never knew this day would unveil the big secret I’ve been hiding for some months. I had a little … Continue reading Memoirs Of My Heterotopic Ossification Life

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Should I Quit School ? Question Disturbing Teenagers

Dropping out of school Or quitting school simply means stopping half way, and not being able to continue or further our education. They are reasons which makes some one want to quit school, For example, they may have learning disabilities or emotional and behavioral problems that interfere with their learning and achievement. Others may be … Continue reading Should I Quit School ? Question Disturbing Teenagers

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Having Cold Feet Before The Wedding, Real Or Just A Terrible Excuse?

So I was at this wedding a couple of months ago. Menh! I thought I had come for “THE WEDDING” but little did I know that ‘the wedding’ would turn out to be a bloody waste of time, energy, T-fare, makeup plus the N5000 Ankara material the bride had insisted we must all sew and wear … Continue reading Having Cold Feet Before The Wedding, Real Or Just A Terrible Excuse?

Wale Okediran; A Literary Citation.

Wale Okediran; A Literary Citation.

                     WALE OKEDIRAN; A LITERARY CITATION.     Wale Okediran was born on April 14 1955 in Oyo, Nigeria. He attended the then University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife) where he qualified in April 1980 as a Medical doctor.   After working in a number of government and private hospitals for a number … Continue reading Wale Okediran; A Literary Citation.

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Counter Narrative: How the West Engendered Africa’s Apocalyptic Development Crisis

To some, foreign infiltrations, interests and manipulations explain all the leadership, governance, social, security and development crises in Africa. To some, Africa is still acutely underdeveloped because of these manipulations and exploitations, even till now. To some, corrupt and directionless African leaders were or are just reacting to these foreign exploitations and manipulations. This, they … Continue reading Counter Narrative: How the West Engendered Africa’s Apocalyptic Development Crisis

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In search for my other half

It was a Saturday morning and I was already up by 9:00am, I mean this was pretty early compared to the normal time I was usually up on Saturdays. Gladly, I didn’t have to wake up on Saturdays for work as I only worked Mondays to Fridays. And the reason for my wide awoken eyes was … Continue reading In search for my other half

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St. Valentine’s Cycle

THE VALENTINE’S DAY CYCLE First thing on 14th February, every year – on Whatsapp, BBM, facebook and Twitter – guys will post display pictures of ladies different from the ones they posted on the same date, the previous year and which they do not intend to post next year. Later in the day, the real … Continue reading St. Valentine’s Cycle

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The Watershed

*** Last week was hectic, but rewarding. At the end, I came back from Eket- restless and exhausted. It was not the drinks, though the occasional stares from fellow passengers in the cab I boarded back to Uyo told me my sweats were oozing alcohol. Alcohol from two nights of inebriate drinking, but it wasn’t … Continue reading The Watershed

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Africa’s Economic Development Crisis: Towards a Truly RISING Africa

Despite over five decades of self-rule, Africa’s desires and hopes remain largely unattained. On poverty, the new figures confirm that sub-Saharan Africa has been the least successful region of the world in reducing poverty ($1.25 per day). According to the United Nations’ Human Development Report of 2015, the bottom 17 ranked nations (151st to 175th) … Continue reading Africa’s Economic Development Crisis: Towards a Truly RISING Africa