93 Days

I wonder if there are people like me that do not like watching true life movies – it reminds me of reality, it is a peep into other people’s life and the world we live in. 93 days is a Nigerian movie – one of the best I have seen – it tried to capture…

Awgu 2….

As at the time I got to Awgu; the orientation camp – please refer to the first part of the article – I had developed headache, fever and Catarrh. I asked myself that familiar question; what exactly are you doing here? Every thing irritated me; the weather, the registration, the noise, the hustling, the food…

Agwu Camp

In Nigeria where I grew up, it is mandatory to serve the nation after graduating from a tertiary institution. The scheme is called National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) – it is a one (1) year mandatory service, where youths are posted to different parts of the country to learn other cultures and “serve our fatherland”….

Benz 230

I saw the image of a Mercedes Benz 230 (popularly called Benz 230) on a friend’s WhatsApp profile today. That was my Father’s car growing up. The car was a major character in my childhood memories. Benz 230 was one of the most luxurious cars in the city. To own one you are either a…

What are you doing here?

I remember gaining admission to Graduate school and the excitement of leaving the shores of Nigeria and entering an Aeroplane for the first time. I remember the feeling and the admiration from friends and family. It was at the send-forth organised by my immediate elder brother that it dawned on me that I was going for studies,…