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The Irony of life

You don’t have to cry. I know how it feels. You are wondering why you didn’t get admission into the university and this is your third time writing the exam but still, till no prevail, cheer up! Before you think about all the negatives life has to offer you and attempt to commit suicide because … Continue reading The Irony of life

1980conomics; The NCC Directive

Being dynamic is an important quality that indicates purposeful leadership; The ability to inculcate current best practices to develop, moving with the times while keeping what’s important and discarding what’s not. These are ways in which good leadership could adjust to not just reach their primary responsibilities but surpass them, making them have more value … Continue reading 1980conomics; The NCC Directive

Listening To Music

Listening To Music

pianist slamming the keys at 90 degrees low orchestra orchestrating melodious chromatography plucking away, strings apologizing vibratingly pendulums, gong beat talk of home made beats buzzing raps with a little highlife undertone arpeggios streaming, guitarist starring… plucking away, strings apologizing vibratingly pendulums, gong beat talk of home made beats sounds o’ victory in the air … Continue reading Listening To Music

Beautiful Wings Episode 1

The title ‘Beautiful wings’ came after much contemplation about what kind of wings I’d like to be involved in this story. Beautiful or Broken. And I pondered if we humans had wings at all. I guess we had nothing to stand or even fly. We are that fragile. And so while I was still thinking, … Continue reading Beautiful Wings Episode 1

“Prima Facie” 2

In twelve months they’ve been able to build a relationship that was the envy and dream of any couple. He recalled the first time she professed her love to him. It was at a friend’s birthday party. She kept flashing seductive smiles and winks at him across the table. The party was so crowded they … Continue reading “Prima Facie” 2

Rants Of A Young Nigerian

Rants Of A Young Nigerian

My soul faints within me My heart is soaked in regret The thought that I had lived in error all these years kills me Out of the belly of this regret, I write these words. These words are the words I had always wanted to write but then it took me this long to get … Continue reading Rants Of A Young Nigerian

Enough Is Enough

0035Hrs. 30.08.90 The silence of the dark night was shattered by the cacophonous ramblings of tens of riffles spewing pellets of death in all direction. Like falling snow, bullets rained elephants and hippopotamus on almost every roof in our community and the darkness of the night was murdered by flying Molotov cocktails. Five minutes later, … Continue reading Enough Is Enough

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Boss Lady – Chapter Eight

The Letter Rosie tossed and turned on her bed that night, unable to sleep. A thousand thoughts swarmed around in her mind. Some were great, others not so much. “Doesn’t this sound a little too good to be true?” “What if he’s lying to me and just wants me in his bed?” “He looked honest, … Continue reading Boss Lady – Chapter Eight

When Time Froze

A gentle subtle smile lit up his tired face as he stood gazing rapturously into the horizon watching the sun rise slowly to herald the dawn of a brand new day. This, for Etim, is one of the defining moments in his decade-long medical career. When all the pain and exhaustion of not only burning … Continue reading When Time Froze