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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THE IGBO CURSE

I woke up at 2:30am this morning to catch up with the news and stuff on my timeline I missed while asleep. Nigerian news usually holds nothing good most times, yet I decided to start there, interestingly, I cannot now remember the first I read, but the second which was on the list of “IN […]

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RIVERS (STATE) OF BLOOD

Late yesterday evening I came across a news item from the Punch News(paper) online, that the paramount ruler of Orokpor village in Rumueme Community, in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area (Nigeria‘s most deadly LGA, in my estimation) of Rivers State, Charles Miniku, was shot and killed on Friday, while he was meeting with other chiefs inside […]

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LONDON CHRONICLES (14): NEW YEAR

The depths of winter. Everywhere was cold. Rainfall was incessant but mainly showers. None of the tropical storms from back home. Materials covered in Term 1 were relatively familiar and he had done his best and scaled easily without too much reading. It was also a lonely winter. He could have travelled home but he […]

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LONDON CHRONICLES (13): WINTER MOODS

Attraction is a difficult concept to grasp. For all its advances, science hasn’t explained why we are attracted to A and not to B. Man’s attractions can’t be explained in anyway. A man can be attracted to all shapes, sizes and shades. Same for women though he couldn’t lay a claim to understanding women. LGBT […]

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LONDON CHRONICLES (12): CUPID PLANS

This is from a Guest Writer, Eugene Gant, who’d followed LONDON CHRONICLES with keen interest, but disappointed at the lack of a love story therewith. Here’s his offering for your reading pleasure. – ‘kovich CUPID PLANS Things had settled down. School was proceeding on. Classes were what they were, some interesting, some boring. London had […]

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ENCORE PASSOVER

Earlier this week, I received a request from Pastor Silas Muriuki, head of a Sabbath Mission in Kenya on how I think they should celebrate the coming Feast of Passover, and Unleavened Bread. I have in the past written on both feasts, on several occasions here on this blog (and you can find the links […]

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