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We Must Keep Hope Alive

The post you are about reading is inspired by General Olusegun Obasanjo's "I See Hope" Though am too young to say that the Nigeria our past heroes left us with is better than the Nigeria we find ourselves today, what I heard as legend have it is that the country then was one peaceful place… Continue reading We Must Keep Hope Alive

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Prayer of a Melancholic Heart

Heavenly father, we come to you in this difficult times, we pray that your mercy intervene for the souls lost in retrospect and the many more that will go down because of the single decision we were blinded to make on the poll. We ask that you give us the wisdom in introspect to recognise… Continue reading Prayer of a Melancholic Heart

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Date Rape: the untold pain of victims (part three)

“Why do you consult women's words when it is not their mouths that speak? Consult their eyes, their colour, their breathing, their timid manner, their slight resistance that is the language nature gave them for your answer. The lips always say 'No,' and rightly so; but the tone is not always the same, and that… Continue reading Date Rape: the untold pain of victims (part three)

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Date Rape: the untold pain of victims (part two)

“The mistake we make is in thinking rape isn’t premeditated, that it happens by accident somehow, that you’re drunk and you run into a girl who’s also drunk and half-asleep on a bench and you sidle up to her and things get out of hand and before you know it, you’re being accused of something… Continue reading Date Rape: the untold pain of victims (part two)

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Focus: Mother’s Advice

For thirty four years that i remained married to your dad, i carried a surface injury in my heart that he constantly pricked but being a woman has only thought me to smile through those pains. She took me outside along the river bank under the palm trees, asked me to stare at the surrounding… Continue reading Focus: Mother’s Advice

Poem

Reality Sucks

People will come and tell you they won’t hurt you People will come and tell you they will love you better People will come and promise more than can fulfil People will come and promise never to make you cry Am sorry if you are expecting all that from me Because I will hurt you… Continue reading Reality Sucks