Episode 10. Enjoy! The first thing Aisha felt when she woke up was the sharp pain coursing through her as she tried to rise from the bed. Her head felt heavy and she groaned when her legs felt like lead and the throbbing pain was coming from beneath her. The first … Continue reading Beautiful Wings – 10
“I like this place, I think I would like to come here often.” Dapo commented half-way into his meal. Lara had chosen one of the most exotic restaurants on the island for lunch and though it was more of his sister’s taste and choice, he was pleased with it. “With bae?” He pretended to roll … Continue reading Beautiful Wing – 7
Just last week; I saw some very mouth- watering UNESCO Food Intervention jobs in Maiduguri, Yobe, Kano and other core Northern locations. Needless remind you that I’m a Food Technologist. An “Oliver Twist” type- food technologist who is always roaming the veld seeking for greener foliage to forage. Yet, I let this one pass me … Continue reading A Country of Cannibals
A thousand years from now I’ll still be hanging on this tree Bleeding out my love Dead that you might be free I’ll be patient Waiting for you to come to me To hold you in my arms And rewrite your history When the sun has gone down I’ll be standing with a light … Continue reading The Promise
In a city called Laxity notorious for it’s profanity and dubious eccentricity, there lived a man named Ingenuity. Ingenuity and his wife Alacrity, fought calamity and animosity which consumed the people of the city. Alacrity being the first daughter of Authority was a strong force 2 reckon with. Her intense search to root out the … Continue reading A Certain City
CAN President, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor at his 40th anniversary celebration The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) under the leadership of Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor has come under heavy criticism in recent times for being too close to Aso Rock and President Goodluck Jonathan. Many have accused CAN leadership of selling out to the present administration and … Continue reading CAN And The Need For Reassessment
A friend once shared an experience she had years back in Texas. She narrated how she attended a church, dominated by blacks, and I could bet by many Nigerians too, and the prayer point kept focusing on immigration issues. The pastor would call for prayer for those who needed their papers regularized, those who had … Continue reading Let Us Pray
Seriously, the most bastardized nomenclature in humanity has to be thebiname of God. How can an entity, phenomenon. Abstraction, deity (or whatever adjective you may deem it fit to use), associated with holiness, purity, justice, fairness and all things pure and holy, be the catalyst for the most atrocious forms of crimes, genocides and taboos … Continue reading In the name of God?
Today, the chaplain said “when you want God to do something extraordinary,do something extraordinary. don’t say ‘but I have my normal offering here’ “. Like many *scratch that*MOST of the things said in this ‘Commission’, that got me thinking-are we trying to pay God for His services? okay, so I need to get that promotion,and … Continue reading Something Extraordinary
I felt that it was necessary that I talk about this issue especially as regards to my people. My people here is in reference to the Akwa-Ibomites. This was necessary after I wrote THE TRAVAILS OF MFON and where regrettably I could not come to defend my character and story due to extreme circumstances purely … Continue reading What is to be done?