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NANA (Part 8)

Nana sat in front of me looking beautiful, the euphoria of meeting each other was waning.“How are you?” I asked her for the umpteenth time.“I’m doing well,” she replied and we smiled at each other. It was as though we didn’t want to launch into the obvious subject. It was a Wednesday afternoon, my off… Continue reading NANA (Part 8)

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THE THINGS I DID FOR BOOKS

Last evening, it around 6pm and I was trying to catch some early sleep when this girl came to knock on my door. She’s an eighteen-year-old I’ve been lending books to read. She was a bit agitated when she came. Her aunt wanted to see me. Okay, that wasn’t an issue. Her aunt produced two… Continue reading THE THINGS I DID FOR BOOKS

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THE SOLDIERS WITH A PEN

Disclaimer: What you are about to read stems from my personal experience. If writers can relate then I can confidently say I have spoken for us all. I am a writer. I am almost tempted to write that about ten times so it can sink into your minds but I won’t. I believe it is… Continue reading THE SOLDIERS WITH A PEN

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BOOK REVIEW: “Colours of Identity” BY Deji Adeyemi

ABOUT THIS BOOK “Ideas are great, imaginations are better.”Why colours of identity? What are colours of identity?All living beings have identities, shades of our individualities. I think these individualities are natures and colours of what and how we allappear in.Yet, the beauty in diversity makes all these colours combine to produce a knitted platform. These… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: “Colours of Identity” BY Deji Adeyemi

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JIRO : True life story of a Nigerian girl

The ringing of my phone woke me up. I groan and stretch my hand across the bed to get it. I wonder who could be calling this early. I checked the name and it reads my superwoman. Yeah, that's my mom. But why would she be calling so early this morning when it's just 4:30… Continue reading JIRO : True life story of a Nigerian girl

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Dear Ejiro

I have a young friend. She clocked 21 about one month ago. 8th October, 2019 she sent me a message on WhatsApp.Hi…good morning Ma’am. I am a newbie in writing… like a real novice who wants to make it in life through writing. I need a teacher. Please, if you don’t mind, can you be… Continue reading Dear Ejiro

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The Bayonet

I woke up this morning with these words ringing in my head, it has been in my head for a few days too. “May the bayonet forever point away from you.” These were the words on the caption of a photo a soldier friend of mine made three days ago for female soldiers; among other… Continue reading The Bayonet

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A Step Further

For a while, I have been trying to send newsletters. It seem like herculean task. It is supposed to be easy right? For the second time in two years, I opened another account with Mailchimp and it was looking all strange. The first time I opened a Mailchimp account, it was out of curiosity but… Continue reading A Step Further

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Why Should I Care? …Personal post

You have a lot on your plate. Everyone has expectations and you think to yourself "why should I care?" One thing that remains in the forefront of our minds is becoming successful. Mind you, people will try to give you a template for success. This works, that works,you should sign up for this or you… Continue reading Why Should I Care? …Personal post