COFFEE, TEA AND BOOKS

This is the year I read a lot more, write a lot more (amen). Well, I actually read one of the two books in this post last year (and I planned to do the review last year but something happened), so this is some sort of makeup post My sister bought the book and I…

About an Intern…

The other day while randomly flicking through the TV Channels, I stumbled an advert for a movie that was going to be shown the next day. I immediately set a reminder for the movie so I would not miss it the next day. When the movie started all I possibly could think about was my…

THE MURDER AT CANDIORA

Detective Ismaila was awakened by the sound of his phone ringing; he picked it up from the bedside table. He looked at the caller ID and said “hello”, the voice of Eghosa Imade the Public Relations Officer of the Edo State Command was unmistakably clear ” Detective Ismaila don’t tell me I woke you up”…

OH WELL, ……

I unfortunately (and this is a bad thing sha) do not read motivational books, all that proceed to succeed to persist is not for me (I am in no way making light of it though). I always say I am jinxed that the minute I commit my plans to paper it all just goes wrong,…

The Bus Tales (1)

Kola heard the bus conductor call out as the bus approached the bus stop. ” Obalende Obalende Bonny Camp Obalende” the bus conductor called out, Kola approached the bus and spoke ” Obalende ” the bus conductor looked at him and muttered “Obalende na Two Hundred Naira oh I nor get change make una enter…

Champagne Hustle

“Champagne Hustle Caviar dreams, everything in Lagos is not always what it seems..” The lines from Udin’s new single Champagne Hustle reminds you of what you love and hate about Lagos. (Eko for show) The city of hustle. But that is exactly what we all love about the city (right?) the efficy, the hype. You…

A LETTER TO MY SISTER

Dear Nekpen, I am not sure how to start this letter, (I am emosh right now) so anyway this is how it goes. Happy birthday and may God bless you loads. There isn’t anyone who is as strong, focused and determined like you. You remind me daily of mummy the strongest woman I have ever…

We are all Patriots

Disclaimer: This is a rant post Living in Nigeria is HARD, (Seriously hard) if you do not belong to the category of person’s who have enriched themselves from the coffers of state resources. This list excludes people, whose wealth is of course through hard work and sheer determination to succeed. Nigeria is a tough place…