[If you want to skip the backstory and get to the details about the event itself, skip to paragraph 5] It all started when I was 14, I had a crush on someone at my school. Although being immature with his friends, he was seemingly shy but sensitive enough towards me. He at times responded … Continue reading Puppy Love Turned To So Much More
:) Remember the movie; my name is Khan? Its been too long since I published anything. Procrastination, they say is the thief of time but I would like to add that it steals your purpose too, so I beg you to please be conscious not to let it creep into your life. I would like … Continue reading My name is Udoka and I am not a terrorist
So much for rest. Phew! Since I couldn’t leave school early because of transport fare, I had to hitch a ride back home. After weeks of being broke in school coming home was a relief. Supposed to be anyway. It is just that Momma wouldn’t let me be. Even though she isn’t around, her minions … Continue reading Life Dramas
Since I have being born, I have had had grace to attend various parties. Be it Birthdays, Weddings, Engagement, Graduation etc alongside with my mother when I was young and even when I had grown up I have still graced many occasions but never for once have I attended a burial ceremony, not for once. … Continue reading My Parent’s Burial Is Where I’m Going
A son of the repudiated brother Was given the mantle of leadership He tried to pacify his brothers But that, cost him his life Fourty-five years later A Descendant of the repudiated Became saddled with the Crown This time, by Divine Providence He also tried to placate his brothers He even abandoned his nuclear family … Continue reading The Neglect Of History
They won’t tell you About the gory images of gruesome murders Of the streams of our blood on their streets No ! They won’t tell you About the pregnant women Whose bellies were slit open With their innocent babies butchered No ! They won’t tell you Of the Russian birds of horror Strafing and bombing, … Continue reading No ! They Won’t Tell You
I pay that u may b beautiful I pay that u may be pleasured I suck and kiss your sensient parts You lay back and take the pleasure I gain not milk from your bosom I gain not treasure from my pleasure I keep my strength up for my Ego Trying in futility to reach … Continue reading Parasitism
Marry me he said Marry me I will make you the queen of my heart Marry me I will make you breakfast in bed Marry me and you will be the one after my own heart Marry me and you will be my best friend Marry me and I will take you anywhere for … Continue reading Marry me
Our minds have been poisoned and our accepted beliefs are unnatural and artificial.” – Bryant McGill I am not one of those who believe balkanisation would ultimately transform the governments of the nations that emerge from this into El dorados where all the problems facing the people would be resolved magically, as anticipated by some … Continue reading Nnamdi Kanu’s Rhetoric And The Unspoken Realities Of Nigeria’s First Coup.
“He came closer to the city, and when he saw it, he wept over it, saying, ‘if you only knew today what is needed for peace!’” –Jesus Christ, Luke: 19 vs. 41 & 42B According to some Christian leaders Jesus wept because, being God himself, he knew that the fickle minded Jews of Jerusalem who … Continue reading Yerushaliyim, Eternal City, A Hotbed Of Endless Conflicts.
FRIENDSHIP The Goal Of Friendship ‘He is my friend’….. ‘ She is nice and so, perfect that’s why we are friends’ Hi am Ajibade Pelumi Raymond (Joe Raymond) and today I’ll will be speaking on an article with the above tittle… ENJOY Having a friend is one of the best feeling in the world, knowing … Continue reading The Goal Of Friendship
It’s pretty regular for people to associate the past with being more sane, more organized and essentially better than the present. The Good old days. Closer to home, there is an understanding being perpetuated that marriages in the time past, the unions of the 60’ to 80’s were the periods where there was still … Continue reading Marriages then and now; What Changed ?
A lot of us have travelled to different parts of the country by road. To most people it is only about moving from a Point A to a Point B, especially when you are not behind the wheel. I used to fall into that category of people. When travelling to the east from … Continue reading Along Sagamu – Benin Expressway
“Hmm, I think I did well today”, I said to myself. The morning never seems so promising, I thought losing my turn that morning was the last for the day. Sam had her 100% attention, I was left standing alone, greeting my other colleagues, saying “hi” wasn’t much fun for a day like this. All … Continue reading The Girl I Like 2
It’s the first day of lecture for the semester, like a primary school pupil, I’ve been anticipating. I woke up as early as 4am, I ironed my new pack shirt or is it corporate shirt. I was really optimistic, “today is gonna be a good day” I said as I pick a new pant trouser … Continue reading The Girl I Like 1