Monthly Archives: April 2013

On days like this, I love the house of reps: here is why

I have a love-hate relationship with the rouse of representatives in Nigeria. These are days where they stand up and really speak with the voice of the common man, and then there are days when its all about their greed and how much they can wrestle from the coffers of government. Their independence is refreshing, […]

Sometimes I imagine I am a good writer…

I dreamt that I was going to be an author…a successful one. That was my biggest dream growing up. I thought nothing could be more awesome and gangster than writing books for a living. Eventually, I decided I was also going to be a soccer player, lawyer and scantily the president of my country. Lately, […]

Blue Sapphire by Lawal Sani

                A bright rising sun is just about to overpower a white blanket of fog over the hills and valleys on which the settlement of Hurum Gora is scattered. The settlement is just coming alive; farmers are making their way to the fields, while cattle rearers are milking […]

The story of Kerry Packer by Ess Donli

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, fetuses and tumors, Theists and comrades, I intend to bring your attention to the anecdotal case of Sir Kerry Francis Bullmore Packer. This Australian billionaire (up-to 6 in Auzzy face slips) born in 1937, New South Welsh gentleman until his death in 2005 had a peculiar encounter with the […]

Slow and Steady….does NOT win the race

I went running with Aunt K. Calling it running is even a crime. She walked while I attempted to get some workout keeping pace with her. It was slow, annoying and basically a waste of time. The only good thing that came out of it is the realization that whoever came up with that saying […]