Month: June

MICROBIOLOGIST TURNS AWARD WINING COMIC ARTIST

Despite the disparity between courses and what students intend to study in school and work with, professionally after graduation really differs, reverse was the case in the story Ayodele dreammaker  Elegba a well-trained microbiologist who was deep rooted in it, resurfaced and opted for his artistic venture which he had always longed for right from

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FAILING ENOUGH

For when we fail We fail to fail enough For if that we fail enough We will know of what failure entails Knowing that failing is what we do often And we never succeed For no one makes success like a loafen That can’t be eaten without a seed And a seed water to soften

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THE HOPTIMIST

  When all hope is lost And our backbone seems broken When our swell faith is burst And we turn to fate sullen What keeps us on? Is it the future? Or the silent voice saying “carry on” Telling us the end is far but sure We’re down almost drowned But we still say yes

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ABOUT SARAH

Sarah is a little girl With big dreams and small means She’s an orphan Even with her parents alive she was no better In her eyes you’ll find innocence But in her mind is a hill of experience Engraved in her simple existence She has a heavy heart for her small frame With struggles that

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TIME

TIME Forward and forward I go Never looking back My limit no one knows More of me they do lack Like a river I flow And like the eagle I fly Women spend me like money Men use me like honey Children know not about me Adults grow wary of me ’cause I appear as

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THE CURTAIN

  The more I look, The gloomy it looks I could see the different hooks That hangs the black down falling brook The hooks tell different messages Claiming to unhook the whole The hooks gold and some old as ages But we know behind the curtain is really a hole The hook doesn’t really hold

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HOLD ME TO RANSOM

Hold me to ransom for my deeds but not my thoughts Kidnap me ’cause of my hands but not my pen Arrest me because of my speech but not my words For with my thoughts pen and words I move the world Take me to the judge for my honesty Make me face the law

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JOURNAL OF A STUDENT MOTHER: EPISODE 15

I am finally home for the semester break. And as usual, home is a far cry from school. We were given just two weeks break, for those of us who finished our exams late, and I have spent a week already. Makes me wonder how time flies indeed. Home is sweet, yes, it is. Especially

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NIGERIA AT A CROSSROAD; WHICH WAY FORWARD?

“With many developing countries in Africa allocating at least 10% of their national budget to health with only Tanzania, Rwanda, Swaziland, Ethiopia, Malawi and Central African Republic attaining 15%. Nigeria has been revolving between 3 to 6% for over decades with 3.65% budgeted for health sector in 2016 National Budget… ...Which way Nigeria?” The above

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