​I CANNOT COME AND KILL MY SELF! 

One glorious Sunday morning by 5am my friend was was up getting ready for church (first service starts at 8am) so me, being legendary for asking annoying questions, asked ‘Guy, where are you going to by this time?’ He said “Church na, you know I’m in the ushering department and we are supposed to get…

​THE TRAGEDY OF NIGERIA AND A COMPLACENT GENERATION (1).

I have been ruminating on South Africa and the lessons that Nigeria needs to learn. Wondering why South Africa is functional and Nigeria is so dysfunctional. When I briefly visited SA last year, I had been very impressed by the country and the evidence that their government was working… Roads were good, power supply was…

How to recover WhatsApp when it crashes

If you use WhatsApp messenger, there is a possibility you have had a crash of the app before.  When the app just closes and then tells you to Restore or skip restore.  It usually happens when memory /storage space is low on your device. From experience, I can tell you that none of the 2…

A lesson for today…

So this week has been particularly hectic for me.  I have two stories though to share though… Because of time I will condense both into this post. *Story 1* I recently resumed a laboratory posting and the Laboratory Head posted us to different benches and asked us to go and familiarise ourselves with the work….

Of Seasons and times…

Today , I reflect on seasons… And times … Of plenty, of lack , of trials and triumphs… How fleeting indeed they are… Seasons will always come and go… Do you know the current season of life you are in? A few weeks back , all I had to my name was N20.  I d…

The Song of the Sun

Originally posted on Sparrowsongstoday:
The Song of the Sun It’s a brand new day. The sun is shining. It’s gonna be alright. It’s a brand new day. Drop your fears at the foot of the bed, As you step out of your room today, Open up your heart to the beautiful possibilities ahead. Join me…

​IT IS NOT THE WITCHES IN THE VILLAGE THAT CAUSED IT!

_*4 days down out of 365.*_ On the 3rd of January, 2018, I boarded a taxi going to the location of my work place and half way the journey, the taxi had a flat tire.  The first thought that came to my mind was, okay, pay him half the fare and board another. But while…

Avoiding Needless Comparisons

Originally posted on Sparrowsongstoday:
If only the Cocoa tree knew, That the Corn plant could never outshine her, She would not have moped and cried, In needless comparisons of their growth. The Corn grew very fast and tall Three months into their planting, On the same farm’; While the Cocoa was yet a tender sapling.…

My Christmas morning thoughts…

So, I woke up here on Christmas morning; at work … Alone… But not lonely.  I took a photo showing my smiley face just before getting up,   I feel totally blessed… And wanted to quickly share some thoughts… Being alone at Christmas is not a disadvantage or something to cry about… Think of the people…

Reforming Nigeria along religious lines…

The other day, I shared Olaide ‘s post about Amasa Firdaus and tagged her actions as courageous. Most of my friends who commented disagreed. Some of the comments took me down the memory lane of the NYSC saga when some Christian Ladies who pleaded to be allowed to wear modified skirts instead of the mandatory…

When Faith is in the mix…

Sometimes there is really nothing to draw hope from. At that time, #FindingHope becomes like a futile exercise. All indeed looks bleak and you can not even see a sliver of light. Voila! Then comes *faith*. You will have to believe and hold on strong to the belief that a better day is surely on…

Expiry date and…

Are you crying?  Or even asking questions like “why?” Moping in a sea of tears and forlorn, disjointed hope? Stop! Think of… 1. Expiry date… 2. Use by date… 3. Best before… What is the common trait these three phrases share? They signify end points… So, how does that apply here? You see That very…