Today, I’d spend some time talking Bugs! Yeah,… These bad guys that cause Meningitis… Who dem be self? They are members of the #pepperthemgang… And they’ve been causing a lot of trouble around for ages.. The #BaddestGuy amongst them rocking our Dear Nation #Nigeria is #Neisseria meningitidis… The other #BadGuys … Continue Reading Meningitis
“Oga, craze man wey don enter market no dey well again o” a jealous Ikpechi said as he couldn’t fathom that white men were on the verge of going to look for a black mad man, of all people, that proud childhood friend of his, Uzodimma. Barnes and his team … Continue Reading The Trials of Uzodimma (5)
Mgborie’s sputum had changed from dark-brown to pink, then to frank red blood, with the cough more persistent than ever. The years of sitting beside the furnace, making smoked fish for sales to send her son through school, had it’s dividends in her charred lungs and her failing heart. When … Continue Reading The Trials of Uzodimma (4)
“Chukwuemeka! Chukwuemeka!!” Mgborie’s voice resonated through the courtyard. Worry lines drew the map of Africa on her forehead as she coughed up dark sputum beside the furnace. Her only hope had gone to the stream to fetch some water and should be back by now. A fortuitous smile eked its … Continue Reading The Trials of Uzodimma (3)
In the heart of Ebonyi, a young and beautiful Mgborie was betrothed to Onwuatuegwu, the great warrior whose personality earned him his name. Daring, and like a cat with nine lives, always escaping the Grim Reaper at battles, he was the dream husband of every girl in Afikpo town. But … Continue Reading The Trials of Uzodimma (2)
A Short Story of Tears, Agony and Despair Technically, he was a Carpenter. Wood and nails were his companions. Sawdust filled the holes of his ears that he never got a chance to pay attention to the noise, the roaring voice of the city. The beasts in his head … Continue Reading The Trials Of Uzodimma
Mishaps.. Misfit…. Mistakes, Mischief, Misunderstanding, Mismatches, Misadventures, Misfortunes, Misbehaviours, Miscellaneous, Miscalculations, Miscreants and the list is endless… But there’s one Miss that I’d never regret meeting… I’d so love to spend every second with….a minute from this Miss and I’m already missing Her Soft spoken, sweet words! Gentle, and so … Continue Reading Mis’s we meet everyday!!!
“Mike! Mike!!!” I yelled his name down the street wearing my white strap shirt and the towel that was nearly falling off… I had just had my evening bath around 6:30pm…I held my green towel in one hand and I hurried off after Mike wearing two different flip-flop pieces. Anyone … Continue Reading Hurried Decisions III
I recall a few months before Mike proposed. We had been dating for like 6 months and I noticed something about Mike. He would always be like… “Michelle… Michelle… How many times have I told you not to…. ” This was Mike’s usual chant. It was either the way I … Continue Reading Hurried Decisions II
Come to think of it… Did we make a mistake in choosing our wedding date??? Mike and I were born to be together.. Now I know that not so many of you agree with me, but the bond was just natural… First, it was our names that tallied. I am … Continue Reading Hurried Decisions
Who remembers Daddy Showkey and Baba Fryo…. Hope I got the spellings right tho’…I must admit that those days were good old days when dancing galala in the rain was fun! If you had your childhood in the 90s and you don’t have this nostalgia about what I’m saying, then … Continue Reading Lovely Childhood Throwbacks
So someone asked me recently… About a month ago, a fellow blogger sent me a message on WhatsApp asking… “Evening Sir, What happened to “engw” dream 🙇”… That question has been rumbling in my head for a month now and I must say that in response to his question… “The … Continue Reading What happened to the “EnGw” dream???
Everyone has got it.. Paul calls it… The thorn in the flesh I choose to call it.. The Demons in my mind. They are those addictions, The easily besetting sins The habits you’ve prayed to God forever for, The things you do in secret that you’re never ever ever going … Continue Reading Fighting Demons in Your Mind
Very soft, Very sweet. Very beautiful, and cute. With you, life is always cool And never lonely… Cos… You are the best companion. Through thick and thin On my shoulder you still lean And in times of abundance, You’d never ask for extravagance Simple, but smart. Moderate … Bright Your … Continue Reading The Companion in You
Call me dirty He calls me purity Say I stink He says… Of you I think ” I may look clumsy I may act simple I may be unkempt My Lord still puts up with me…. Guess what He says…. I love the sinner in you… It’s just the … Continue Reading The Untidy Me
Are you gifted in writing, then pick that pen and write NOW… Are you un-gifted in writing, do the same and see…trust me…the results are mouth rending… I’m sure you are wondering what the results are, right? You write and see… Freestyle, express yourself with the words, let them come … Continue Reading A CALL TO WRITE