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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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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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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JOURNAL OF A STUDENT MOTHER: EPISODE 14

4TH WEEK INTO EXAM A MOST CHALLENGING PERIOD The challenges an average Nigerian student faces during the course of acquiring knowledge from all academic levels, primary, secondary and most especially the tertiary level, is beyond measures. This has left the educational sector of our economy still crawling as we youths can not even boast of

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JOURNAL OF A STUDENT-MOTHER: EPISODE 13

I MISS SCHOOL (2) – RELIVING THE NIJ DAYS “I still miss school, I miss the institution I attended before this one, where school never had to be shut down on such a short notice and where I was as close to my daughter as I would love to be now…” I resumed the Nigerian

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JOURNAL OF A STUDENT MOTHER: EPISODE 12

I MISS SCHOOL Spending three weeks at home on a holiday one didn’t prepare for is something a student don’t come by always. Favorable to several students, and displeasing to a handful. I stand between both, enjoying the days while agitating for resumption, for reason(s) mentioned in the last episode. Now, school is set to

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JOURNAL OF A STUDENT MOTHER: EPISODE 6

As a woman, you can decide to be a cook or a guru. We live in a world where one would end up being truncated if not educated… Everyone deserves to be educated, women especially. No one is meant to be cut off world’s affairs or left blind even though not visually impaired, because that’s what happens

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JOURNAL OF A STUDENT MOTHER: EPISODE 5

I had a choice but I chose this! Choice is simply an act of choosing between two or more possibilities. It involves mentally making a decision from multiple options,  and selecting one or more of them. Choices can be simple or complex. Simple choices have relatively low-impact on the chooser’s life overall, like what to eat for breakfast or what

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JOURNAL OF A STUDENT MOTHER: EPISODE 7

What should I do if I have no one to care for my child and I want to go to the university? “What happens when the woman seeking education does not have a living mother to stand in for her when she is away and especially when the mother of the husband is also late? What happens

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