JIGAWA CORPER (XIII)

The Dental Clinic at Hadejia General Hospital was just a room of three by two metres dimension, with a single dental chair that looked more like an old Barber chair, and couldn’t be reclined, but can be raised or brought down, by employing a foot pedal behind it. Ventilation was by a window at the […]

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LONDON CHRONICLES

Once his name was listed as one of the successful applicants for the Commonwealth Scholarship to do a masters course in the United Kingdom over a one year period, he lost taste of everything Nigerian. It had been a tedious road to the point where he’d got to the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport in Abuja, en […]

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GOVERNOR AL-MAKURA AND NASARAWA STATE WORKERS

One of the reasons civil servants under the aegis of the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC embarked on a nationwide protest yesterday, was to show their displeasure at the killing of two of their members on July 29 while some civil servants were awaiting the outcome of negotiations with the Nasarawa State governor in Lafia, by […]

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THE GREATEST LIVES ON

Like everyone my age, I was too young to recognize Muhammad Ali at his peak. Back in the day when new films took months to hit Nigeria, videos of boxing events such as that involving Ali must have taken two years to come to my side of the world. My Dad was an avid follower, […]

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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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