BIBLE STORIES (50): JOSEPH’S DREAMS

One thing I’ve noticed with the stories in The Bible, is that the writers tend to make the stories of characters they weren’t positively disposed to, short. It doesn’t matter whether they are good or bad, sometimes it’s probably because such characters weren’t considered by the writers to have lived lives from which some lessons […]

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AKUDAYA

He couldn’t understand why the woman suddenly fainted on seeing him. It was like she’d seen a ghost, and the most interesting part of it was that she actually did shout his name, followed by “Ch-i-i-zos!”, before slumping in the banking hall. Though her face seemed familiar he couldn’t at that moment recall where he’d […]

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THE BENIN RED BOOK REVIEW

My childhood was such that did not necessarily encourage African tradition and culture that much. In fact, education was tailored to make us as English as we possibly can, so much so that you may be punished if you were caught speaking in the vernacular back then in school. I can’t remember the point at […]

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MY CASE OF LETHOLOGICA

Yesterday, for the very umpteenth time, I succumbed to a phenomenon that has plagued me for the better part of my English speaking life. It is also an element that has contributed in shaping the way I have lived up to this moment. This has to do with my inability to remember a particular word […]

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THE HANUKKAH STORY

Apparently, in my last post, I had written a Purim story for a Hanukkah story, and that mistake would’ve passed unnoticed had I not seen Rabbi Kirt Schneider’s “Discovering The Jewish Jesus” last Friday evening on TBN with the days topic, coinciding with the Jewish festival of the moment. It is true that in the […]

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MY HANUKKAH STORY

I do actually have my Hanukkah stories. One of all of those stand out, even though it is still an unfolding event but I don’t mind telling it now as it will be in the spirit of this occasion. In telling this particular story, I won’t mention names, nor places and without embellishments, neither will […]

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LIVE FOREVER, STAN LEE

The news of Stan Lee‘s passing would be another one of those I easily surmised to be the reason why I found him trending on Twitter when I woke this morning. This isn’t because I tend to the morbid, rather because I knew he was old, and he wasn’t one for getting up to no […]

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