Workout challenge! Workout challenge! was all I read and heard everywhere. I don’t know if it was a sign that this time I was going to go down from a size 18 to a size 12. I was fully charged and prepared because I mean, I saw so many before and after pictures of people … Continue reading 40 days workout challenge!
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
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 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.
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
So Nigeria accounts for like a major percentage of African literature. I mean with the likes of Chimamanda, Chinua Achebe, Soyinka and so many others; Naija literature really geh level, and though I’m not Nigerian I still admire them. But what about countries like Cameroon. I bet you can’t name more than one Cameroonian … Continue reading African writer makes history
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
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
*** 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
Hey, NS fam! It’s always a privilege to have my article published on this site, and I must confess, I’m most eager to read your comments**big grin **. So, I’m very sure that whilst most of you may not be teenagers, each and everyone of you was once between the ages of 13- 19 (Even … Continue reading Thinking Out Loud
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
A country like the stretch of an old street, Laden with diverse cultures and religion, Anchored in individual’s selfish desires, Covered in black veils A mirror of the saying”the black Man;the black mind”. Jankara market; where you only buy and sell to your clan, Where greed being the only language we all chew on like … Continue reading Jankara Market
His excellency President for life, Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin Dada VC,DSO, MC Lord of all the beasts of the earth and fishes of the seas and conqueror of the British empire in Africa in general and Uganda in particular ( now late ) is reputed to have made this statement “ You … Continue reading On the social media bill
Its Christmas yet again.These periods are characterised by showcase of love,exchange of gifts,eating delicious delicacies ,luxury outings e.t.c.A lot but not all enjoy it that way.Festive Periods at the orphanage are usually very sad as the inmates hope that their wishes will come true and that maybe someone will come to visit or they will … Continue reading Xmas at the orphanage
BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE, The Biafran Armageddon Joshua Omenga Nigeria has swallowed a long pestle and can only sleep standing upright. Several years of misgovernment and incompetence – there is no need to enumerate – have brought Nigeria to an explosion point. The time is ticking, the fuse is readying to light, but before … Continue reading BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE, The Biafran Armageddon