3 PM, Christmas Eve, 2011. Mpape, Abuja. I sat cross-legged on the ground pondering whether to pick the call or not. There was no doubting who it was. I’d lost count of the number of calls from her yet its intensity had only grown with every passing day. Its effect on my psyche in light … Continue reading Return of the prodigal son
Prologue… As I look forth to yet another iterative phase of my entrepreneurial pursuit, the X factor comes to mind. X, the unknown variable! Expressible in many words, phrases, languages yet culminating in the same symbol,”?”. How interesting this universal factor! Captivating, the task required towards resolving its unknown state. Suspense, the mood to describe the journey that … Continue reading The “X” factor
Bloodshot eyes, facial creases, hasty strides; every man like they are chasing after one ultimate prize. Men, women, young, old of different shapes and sizes with disquiet demeanours. Without doubt, this street hardens you! Better yet, it redefines us with an aura of hardness that’s both socially enlightening and subconsciously rigid. It’s no wonder someone … Continue reading Lasgidi: life n times 1
[Yawn]…Morning breaks, not to the crows of the cock as it once was. Neither to cries of the crow atop my window seal. But rather, today, to the cries of microphones and loud-speakers bellowing from across the street. Microphones strewn around the representative symbols of the major monotheistic faiths whose structures lie in numbers along … Continue reading The Word:: The messenger, the hearer and the message.