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Personal Experiences

To Oladele Olubunmi – I still think of you.

Today, I remembered you again. You know, for a very long time after your departure, I blamed myself for your death. I would spend time after time, re-examining everything you told me a few days before your death. I won’t even lie, your death messed with my head. Maybe, I should have done better. Maybe, […]

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Emotional Intelligence

SELF AWARENESS AND MANAGEMENT COURSE

Over time, I have seen people complain about not achieving set out goals or objectives. I prepared this course with the intention of helping you maximize your being. Self Awareness is the linchpin of Emotional Intelligence. The awareness of self accompanies the need to manage yourself appropriately. Your financial investment in this course doesn’t equate […]

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Article

#JusticeForUwa

Written by: Emeka Anukwe #JusticeForUwa “There is no relationship that coexists between being smart or wise; none. “ ” E never happen to you, no mean say e no fit happen to you” When you try to analyze something, a topic, theme, title, header- anything, first, it is only right you check up the meaning […]

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Prose

IRREDEEMABLE CYCLE

You were 6 years old when you first heard the phrase, “men don’t cry”. Your mum had told you this when Bilikisu; your neighbor’s daughter beat the hell out of you in a street fight. You burst out in tears and ran to your mother. She welcomed you with two thunderous slaps. “Are you insane? […]

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Prose

Saved by the Hit

The cut on my head must have been deeper than I thought. My white blouse was already drenched in blood. I put a hand to the wound as I made my way to the car I parked down the road. Thankfully, I remember where I parked the car. That would serve as one of the […]

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Prose

OBSESSED

written by Divine’s ink “I couldn’t hold back anymore! I had to do it”. I said as I spoke to the Officer before me. I didn’t even care about hiding the truth. In fact, was glad I did what I did. The detective looked at me inquiring more. Apparently, he was used to people pleading […]

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Poetry

To my one true love:

written by Divine’s ink My day begins when we lock our hands in prayers and ends with you, planting a kiss on my forehead. My sunshine You cause me to glow even in the darkest storm. And when it rains? You are constantly by my side, shielding me from the harshness of the weather. I […]

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Prose

THE MEETING

written by Divine’s ink Susan got up early, she had to go to work and make arrangements for what was to come. She knew she was going to get the promotion. She had heard that when it was due, only one or two females got a promotion in the company. Her boss had the notion […]

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Prose

HIJAB-LIKE

Last week, I watched as my Mum struggled with her scarf. She stood in front of the mirror and tried for the 100th time. I was certain she wasn’t going to give up until she got it right. She kept mumbling about how women in the mosque had laughed at her inability to weave the […]

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Prose

JUST FAILED

written by Chibundu Joyce Just thinking of it now, I could feel every bit of what she felt. She just wanted to be normal, just normal. Her thirty- second birthday will be in two weeks and she didn’t have any man who she could call her man. Ugo was only out to have fun, spend […]