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Social Media and the paradox of giving

Oh my! What a day in a nerd’s life. Sunday, that coveted day for rest. Wishful thinking for a young hustler. Against my wish, I had two table-spoon of Benylin cough syrup last night to rid me of the biting cough. Its effect I knew beforehand so the drowsy feeling, slowness and hunger that have … Continue reading Social Media and the paradox of giving

Siju’s memoirs: through daddy’s rearview

Awoken by the sound of the alarm, I said a quick prayer and rolled up my mat into a corner. Next, I hurled my bucket of water to the bathroom we shared with several other tenants. Characteristic of the renowned face-me-I-face-you houses in Lagos, everything that had a public face to it had to be … Continue reading Siju’s memoirs: through daddy’s rearview

Nature’s burden

Nature’s burden

Maybe I’d simply become rusty. After all, I hadn’t attended a conventional church service in a while. That’s not the focus though. Rather, it’s the raging contradiction that ironically chronicles nature’s very own characteristic calls. I’d been seated for 2 hours when nature posed a tempting call: sleep. Yawning and twisting in my seat, I … Continue reading Nature’s burden

Ruminations of a 9japreneur – A contract gone bad

I buried my face in my hands best imagining the scenario that would likely follow this setback. Surely, oga doesn’t care to know about the ripple effects of his ignorant driven action with greed and arrogance written all over. My mind replayed events of the last few hours moving through the present to the foreseeable … Continue reading Ruminations of a 9japreneur – A contract gone bad

Postcards to Grandma…gossips from the Hood

Postcards to Grandma…gossips from the Hood

Greetings Ma, e ku isimi. Going by your Christian Faith which you held unto till the end, I suppose it’s fair to ask about Life in Heaven, your probable abode. So, how’s the land of purity? Hazy memories of my Sunday school lessons paint a picture of purity, inhabitants clad in white garments, walking on … Continue reading Postcards to Grandma…gossips from the Hood