Blogging, Reality

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

Blogging, Reality

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

Blogging, Reality

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

Blogging, Reality

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

Open Letters, Reality, Sunday Corner

WAITING ON GOD : AN OPEN LETTER TO FELLOW CHRISTIANS LIKE ME

Dear Friends,Recently, I’ve been going through studies on waiting on God and I am also in the waiting period in my life. We don’t want to wait. I know I don’t wait to wait. Close friends of mine know I can’t deal with anything slow. Slow chats, slow typing, slow writing, slow internet connection or… Continue reading WAITING ON GOD : AN OPEN LETTER TO FELLOW CHRISTIANS LIKE ME

Reality, Reviews

A Stitch in Style by Adebukola Bassey

"To edit means to remove mistakes or parts that are not acceptable. To edit properly, you rethink, re-work, polish and finally rewrite your first draft. Try to look closely at your first draft to spot errors that spoil your written work." The above is not new to people in the editing industry. It's what we… Continue reading A Stitch in Style by Adebukola Bassey

Blogging, Reality

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

Blogging, Reality

Moving to Africa

I'm friends with an African American woman on Facebook, Ms. Mitchell. One day, she wrote on her timeline, "Let's talk: What's so bad about African Americans going to Africa and start building and investing? Financial wealth is realistic."I had to reply and here's what I wrote. Africa is big.Africa is a lot of shades but… Continue reading Moving to Africa

Blogging, Reality

THE “SPECIAL PACKAGE”

Two days ago, I wrote the post you are about to read on Facebook. It's something happening in Nigeria right now. I didn't think about sharing it with my international audience but last night, a friend said "You express good reasoning through writing and you're a world changer in your own way." This made me… Continue reading THE “SPECIAL PACKAGE”

Blogging, Reality

Book Collector

I am a book collector. I don't know if there's another name for people like me. Some time ago, I discovered I love reading to the extent that I panic when I discover I have no new books.I came across the word abibliophobia - the fear of running out of books. I have this phobia.… Continue reading Book Collector