The first man came sometime in December. I had just returned after my call to bar and I was cleaning my room. Next thing I heard was the sound of dripping liquid outside my window. Or so I thought. I actually thought someone was pouring water out their window from one of the rooms upstairs. I look out to confirm and I see this guy, happily uriniating in front of my window. What the hell!
You would say, argh, don’t go getting all worked up for nothing. It’s just a name.
It’s an identity.
It’s where you are coming from. Or where you are going. Or both.
It’s never just a name.
Yesterday, October 1, was Nigeria’s Independence Day. Nigeria turned 58. I’m a Nigerian and Independence Day is usually a public holiday, there are parades in every state and everywhere is in a celebration mode. Yesterday was different. I kept waiting for the ‘feeling’ to write about Nigeria but it never came. And that’s when it […]
Sometimes I shudder at myself. And here’s why. I am at a birthday get-together and it is all my friends gathered in one place. I am supposed to be happy right? And having the absolute best time of my life, yes? All my friends in one place, my kinda music playing, suya and cake all […]
Hello y’all! Happy Sunday! It’s bright and the sun is shining, what a time to be alive! It’s amazing, yes yes? Bar Finals has started! MCQ was on Friday. I wanted to say something here but I was too tired. 100 questions in 60 minutes and so many scenarios but Blessed be the name of […]
Hello loves… Yesterday I was telling a story about how I lied to my mom about something I shouldn’t even have been lying about in the first place. A major part of the reason for lying was because I was scared of punishment. Somehow my brain thought that if my mum heard that I had […]
I remember this one time I lied to my mom. What you would call a White Lie. I was about 7 and I had just been knocked down by a very careless Okada man (motorcycle driver). This is not a case of I was playing on the road or I was in the wrong place. […]