JIGAWA CORPER (IX)

He woke up just a few minutes before seven that morning, not because he intended it so, but was forced to owing to the increased activity within the clinic that became intense along with noise by corpers who had come in to receive some treatment or another. Ay, the pharmacist was busy dispensing drugs, he […]

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OWNING YOUR HOME IN NIGERIA (5)

I had stated earlier that it is only at the non-plastered level that a mud brick built building remains what it is. However, a cement plastered mud brick building looks no different from any other where some other building material, like cement blocks were used, and you’d probably not be able to tell the difference […]

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JIGAWA CORPER (VIII)

Though he used antibiotics for his upset stomach, he doubted he’d have been able to do anything else had his roommate not suggested he drank Garri (processed cassava grains soaked in water), the Ijebu variety notorious for its sour taste, without sugar which the latter brought from home to supplement his meals as provided by […]

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THREE YEARS OF COGITATING

It’s three years already since I started blogging here, and I must confess that it’s been quite one hell of an experience. For one, there was always something to learn from the challenges thrown up at every juncture. I think the site throws these up sometimes to expose the blogger to other ways of doing […]

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BEATIFYING THE FULANI HERDSMEN

It is common saying that sometimes a dog is given a bad name just so it could be hanged. What the Sultan of Sokoto, through the Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI said yesterday, as well as the nineteen Governors of the Northern States in Nigeria before that was akin to doing the opposite, i.e. whitewashing a […]

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