Those privileged to drink of the cup of love and goodwill, surely never have the heart to go in the opposite direction of their convictions. These are people who find it difficult to relax and carry on with life as normal, when they know that their fellow man is suffering in one form or the … Continue reading When You Drink of The Cup…
Continuation from part 3 http://www.naijastories.com/2011/09/the-many-faces-of-love-part-3/ _______ The happiness of our good fortune came at a very good time for the family. We were able to treat the children and still had a huge lump sum to start over again. The main agenda however, was to get to Nigeria and finalize this thing we started, and perhaps … Continue reading The Many Faces Of Love…part 4
“Tell me how sweet it is…” These were the first words I remember her say to me and I remember looking up at her thinking, is she speaking to me? This was back in 1980, some 30 odd years ago when I met my friend Amina, our second year in secondary school. Friendships are legendary, … Continue reading Tell Me How Sweet It Is…
I finally made it into Lagos after three years of absence, and it was a mixture of euphoria and apprehension. The country has improved somehow, I could tell by the almost scornful stare of the immigration officers. I had to queue up in the foreign passport line on the account that my Naija passport had … Continue reading I Survived Lagos Because of You!
“Mommy is there somewhere that you feel really happy when you are there?” This was a question my 10 year old son Obi asked me one evening, and I paused for a moment, Obi never asked normal questions like a 10 year old would. He always comes up with questions that will make you think … Continue reading Am Happiest When Am At……
She remembers it like it was yesterday, that day in the scorching heat of the Lagos sun as she walked down the street just by the stall of that Hausa man; the one who sold sweets and cigarettes, they called him papa Sule. Do you remember him now? You saw her from a distance and … Continue reading A Picture of Yesterday….
Like most ordinary people, I know that we are all different and are meant to achieve goals and have diverse gifts and talents. Not everyone is meant to be rich or famous, glamorous or beautiful; the list goes on. It’s a blessing to have a mixture in life in this manner. Perfection is not so … Continue reading Ordinary People
We soon got into the U.K. and after immigration and customs, I finally came into the arrivals hall and there was Tobe. He had not changed at all…still had the smiling eyes and face and still ever so jovial. We hugged and screamed and as would people in airports, we were stared at for a … Continue reading The Many Faces of Love….Part 3
You don’t get pregnant where we come from…..at least not until you graduate and marry; they could not understand how I managed to remain so calm. You see, I had done my own share of the crying thing and was all cried out! I knew they would eventually get over it as I did. The … Continue reading The Many Faces of Love….Part 2
I often wonder what my life would have been like, if I could peek at another other than this one I have. I wonder whether it’s really possible to create your own destiny as commonly said,or is it all just a load of rubbish? They say that if one wished hard enough for something that … Continue reading The Many Faces of Love…..Part 1