THE OLD BEGGAR WOMAN

When I was just a boy growing up in Akoka, of the eighties’ Lagos, I looked forward to the sonorous voice of the old beggar woman every Saturday morning. She would walk the long stretch that was my street then, starting from its beginning and disappearing at its end, off to where I never bothered […]

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LIVING AS A MOUNTAIN GOAT

These days, I have but one aspiration, and that is to be like the Mountain Goat with little or no care in the world. I at some point even had fantasies of reincarnating as one before reincarnation buffs effectively burst my bubble in claiming I can only reincarnate in human form, either as a lesser […]

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AS MADUKOVICH’S COGITATIONS TURNS 5

What is the norm at an auspicious moment such as this, is celebration for reaching a milestone. Unfortunately, I’ve nothing to celebrate for having my blog hit the five year mark, and the reason is glaring. I started this blog with three blogposts in one day, and except for one day for the rest of […]

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FORK IN THE ROAD

Life now looks like that fork in the road where you stop because you don’t know how and where next to career. It is so for me because I’ve never planned for after now, having all my life planned for up till now, not particularly thinking I would make it to this point. It was […]

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OF THE SUPERMOON, A PYRAMID & A SPHINX

Like other earthlings who heard about the appearance of a supermoon for Monday the fourteenth of November this year, I was more than thrilled to observe the event, seeing that it’s been more than seven decades since the moon had come this close to earth, and would take another two decades or more to see […]

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OBIGBO TO PORT HARCOURT

The dark clouds that had dispersed as we approached Rivers State had begun to aggregate again, and it was becoming more certain that the skies will soon discharge it’s content. A journey that had always taken me two hours at least to Port Harcourt, had taken us three, and we weren’t even at our destination, […]

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