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Diary of a Boy Soldier_Review by Samuel Okopi

Book Title: The Diary of a Boy Soldier Author: Alexander O Emmanuel Publisher: Promedia Publications Release Date: 28th October 2012 Reviewed by Tunde Dawodu Foreword: Hon N Dashen (Commissioner for Education, Plateau State) Editor: Logos and Audibles No of Pages: 160 Genre: Historical Fiction ****** I went to the Nigerian Military School (NMS), Zaria, some … Continue reading Diary of a Boy Soldier_Review by Samuel Okopi

The Diary of a Boy Soldier – Night of Varieties

The Diary of a Boy Soldier – Night of Varieties

  As an end room Commander I enjoyed immunity from punishments; but also suffered for the offences committed by the Class one students, as it was expected of me to teach them all they needed to know. Days rolled into weeks, and weeks into months and before I knew it I was promoted to Class … Continue reading The Diary of a Boy Soldier – Night of Varieties

Diary of a Boy Soldier – The Orientation exercise 2

Diary of a Boy Soldier – The Orientation exercise 2

At about 6am we marched haphazardly to the R.S.M Yamusa Zakari Kumasi Parade Ground. This basically was where the cadre course was to take place. The cadre course, as the name implies, is an orientation programme meant to acquaint entrants with the prerequisites and prospects of training in the military school. The duration of the … Continue reading Diary of a Boy Soldier – The Orientation exercise 2

Diary of a Boy Soldier – The Orientation Exercise 1

Diary of a Boy Soldier – The Orientation Exercise 1

It was already dusk when I arrived at the Military School. The numerous streetlights and the erratic movement of fresh and regular students gave the bus car park a daytime feel. As I walked towards the school’s Assembly hall, I fell proud to be one of the students of this prestigious institution. Parents and wards … Continue reading Diary of a Boy Soldier – The Orientation Exercise 1