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THE SECOND PASSENGER IN THE FRONT SEAT by Opeyemi Adebari

THE SECOND PASSENGER IN THE FRONT SEAT by Opeyemi Adebari

THE SECOND PASSENGER IN THE FRONT SEAT by Opeyemi Adebari 6th August, 2017 Ibadan to Abeokuta is not much of a distance. With a sensible driver and a vehicle in excellent condition, one should make the trip in 90 minutes at most. We had just crossed over to the other...

REFUGE by Kareem Tawakalit

REFUGE by Kareem Tawakalit

NON-FICTION Refuge by Kareem Tawakalit " The difference is made with the people that flank a person in all the pictures life can emulate. The ink of time will scribble on the slates of our lives, turning the future into the present. " I could see the happiness on his...

SPEAK UP by Olaitan Taiwo

SPEAK UP by Olaitan Taiwo

SPEAK UP Speaking is an art of expressing oneself. It goes a long way as knowing the right time to speak up is essential. There are few times in one’s life, when one has to speak up. I’m not to speak because I’m a bit reserved. So many times I wish I could speak up...

THE BLIND DATE

THE BLIND DATE

THE BLIND DATE Once upon a time, I was on an expedition in Nigeria from the South-East to the South-West. The old man in his early sixties with his pair of medicated glasses entered the vehicle and sat close to me. Three hours into the journey, I had the courage to...

THE ROAD TO REDEMPTION

THE ROAD TO REDEMPTION

THE ROAD TO REDEMPTION He got to the park, hoping he would be the last passenger just before the bus moves. Amidst shouts of different destinations by the popular 'agberos', he finally located the bus going his way. He likes to sit in front with the driver, but this...

CELEBRATING OTHERS

CELEBRATING OTHERS

CELEBRATING OTHERS I keep asking myself why most people find it difficult to celebrate with others when they succeed. I hope you are also not one of them. When others achieve something worthwhile, it is encouraging to celebrate them and show them sincere love. Let...

THE POWER OF SPOKEN WORDS

THE POWER OF SPOKEN WORDS

THE POWER OF SPOKEN WORDS I rushed into the Senior Common Room (SCR) with a sense of responsibility knowing that punctuality is the sole of business. Amidst the tense atmosphere of electoral processes which have engulfed the students, I found my way to the High table...

MOTHERS ARE THE TRUE HEROES

MOTHERS ARE THE TRUE HEROES

MOTHERS ARE THE TRUE HEROES! To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow. - American poet, Maya Angelou.   I love photography. I love capturing beautiful moments. And the above...

THE GIRLFRIENDS’ CLUB

THE GIRLFRIENDS’ CLUB

THE GIRLFRIENDS’ CLUB We are all from different walks of life. One thing binds us together irrespective of our culture, ethnicity, races, classes and backgrounds. Each was born as a little child with joy in the hearts of our parents. Growing up as a little girl who...

THE MYTH OF CHANGE

THE MYTH OF CHANGE

THE MYTH OF CHANGE The ancient Greek philosopher, Heraclitus opined that the only thing that is constant is Change. This accentuates the proclivity of human beings for change. The demand for change is natural and it clearly depicts the realm in which we operate. A...

THE JOY OF TOUGH TIMES

THE JOY OF TOUGH TIMES

THE JOY OF TOUGH TIMES Once upon a time, there was a young farmer and a seed, the seed was kept in the bag of the farmer. The dream and the craving of the seed was to see light and so it crept through a hole from the farmer’s bag and fell to the ground. The seed was...

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