I woke up yesterday to the pandemonium of other students in the hostel. I jumped out of bed as I did not want to be left out. I followed a group of students heading to a direction. Then I saw the cause of the uproar - a foetus of about five months floating in the … Continue reading THE MURDER
We can't all be friends no matter how hard we try. We can't learn from people we do not respect. I have seen this thing happen; friendship between two unlike poles that does not work out even though it appears to. People who seem so wise and logical, lack the basic understanding of life. Our … Continue reading SOJOURNERS ON EARTH
A wise person is someone who learns from those that have gone ahead. Many great minds have lived on this planet. Some are still with us and they have let us into their thought world with the words they say. As you read these quotes, open your heart and learn from them. 1. There's no … Continue reading 15 Quotes To Live By.
Ronke had barely joined the queue at the reception of a wholesale store selling recharge cards when three strange-looking men came in. They were dressed in black suits and had dark glasses on. They walked toward the receptionist without looking at anyone on the queue. Ronke looked through the window to admire the car they … Continue reading Ronke’s Adventure
It is very exciting to be nominated for an award. This is my second award since I started blogging in April and it has been an interesting journey. I am grateful to Obort for nominating me. She blogs at https://thesublimeink.wordpress.com/ She writes encouraging posts. I particularly like the post titled, "One day or Day one." … Continue reading The Vincent Ehindero Blogger Award.
Adamu had gone into his stall to bring other yams for my mother to check as she could not find her choice in the yams he displayed on his table. As he went about that, my mother began chatting with the man selling onions. They spoke in Hausa and laughed. I looked away. I still … Continue reading A Market Day In My Area
This pandemic period has left me staying at home alone most times. Since the lockdown has been eased my parents go to work in the morning and come back at night so I have most of the day to myself. My friends always wonder how I am able to stay at home alone and still … Continue reading My Pandemic Discovery
"I am not as smart as Jide. I do not have a perfect body like Sarah. Other people seem better than I am." We’ve all had one Sarah or Jide at one point in our lives or the other. These were people we saw as the epitome of beauty; talents, intellect, spirituality, etc. and we … Continue reading The Comparison Trap
It was a sunny Saturday afternoon and I visited Henry in his apartment. We have been very good friends since university days. He had just recently moved into that apartment. The living room was painted orange and grey with dark sofas and a glass center table. He had a flat-screen television with several art portraits … Continue reading Betrayed And Loved
Everything had been set up for the ceremony. Plastic chairs were added to the living room. The floor was sparkling. The center table and shelf were dust-free. The aroma of food filled the air. Kunle proposed to me two months before. And today is the first major step to getting married. Kunle's family would be … Continue reading My Introduction Ceremony.
Who would have thought that ladies have had fungi growing on their scalp at one time or the other? I left the class with some kind of interest in fungi.
Pain is a universal language that every human understands. It is a global currency we all spend though in various amounts. It comes in different forms. But the emotional turmoil in us has been the hardest to deal with because of the facade we wear. We want to be free from this agony but we … Continue reading TIMELINE OF PAIN