Dealing with mental illness

What is mental illness? I am not a medical Doctor or expert so I am not going to be giving expert advice. The most popular case of mental illness in a person was perhaps in the case of the famous Professor Nash. The movie a beautiful mind was based on his life story. I watched…

A stranger yet so familiar. I could swear that we have met somewhere. It’s funny how you think I am hilarious. I don’t see myself as funny. Crazy maybe funny no. It’s strange how it all plays out. Some days I just practically shut you out Slowly you come back into my thoughts Even if…

Ifeyinwa was 14. She was tall and slender.  Her mother owned a shop just a few houses away from their house. Ifeyinwa’s dad worked at the General hospital at Sapele Road. He was a foremost Gynaecologist. His working hours and schedule often took him away from his family. Ifeyinwa was in SS1 at the time. …

Movie Review War Room

Having watched “fireproof, Facing the Giants, and Courageous”. I had huge expectations from the Kendrick Brothers. I must confess that I was not aware of this movie. I had of course heard about the movie from friends but seeing that I hardly watch movies this days I just hadn’t seen this movie. So imagine my…

Aiguobasimwin

Detective Ismaila Was awakened by the phone call. He looked at the caller Id and picked it up 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” ” considering the fact that it is 3. Am yes…

Mrs Miss Ms. What’s in a title?

I am not even sure how to start this article.  However I will just write and hope it makes a lot of sense.  We love titles as human beings and we love a prefix or something to add to our names.  “Barrister” ” Doctor” etc are some of the common titles humans crave. It gives…

For Agatu

The cries are heard from afar The  screams of mothers and Children The children wail and cry They came at night while they slept They took their weapons and cut across Metal against flesh and they fell They were powerless against them defenceless They left the bodies by the side of the community There was…

A street called hope

Have you ever felt like you had lost everything and had nothing?  Have you ever felt despair and pain? The kind that medicine cannot heal? The truth is there are good and bad days. I have had days I felt suicide was the best option.  Life was meaningless and empty.  I had nothing. My friends…

Tides, Ride or die Chic

There is this song that has the following lyrics “the tide is high but I am holding on I am going to be your number 1.” I am not sure who the original Artiste. There are different versions of that song. The concept is simple really, a guy has several girls he fancies and each…

Innocence

I spend a lot of my time (not a lot though with kids). I teach kids in church on the days I am not too lazy to wake up from my bed. There is a word for it “slothfulness.” I watch the kids and I am lost in them. They drive me nuts with all…

il mio zucherro bambino

My love you are the only one I want. My heart is filled with so much peace. I have met many men who have taken my heart and toyed with it Meeting you was predestined From the minute we met I have had eyes only for you. As the day breaks so is my love…

For my lover

My heart is filled with so much joy, and it’s because of you. My heart paces for you. You are all I ever wanted. You are my world my “safe haven” I long to love you forever to one day make you mine. I would fight a thousand others just to have you alone. You…