It was all fun and games after my folks convinced me to attend my convocation in November 2018; with the Ted talks that, "you know convocation only happens once in a lifetime except you'll be going for a second degree; you can't afford to miss it. In fact, the truth is that after that day … Continue reading DIARY OF A KEBBI CORPER. Episode 6: A Solitary Christmas. By: StacySpeaks.
Many of us are sick but unaware Sick because that's what defines our society Sick even when we look, feel and eat healthy. Yes even the medical practitioners are sick; their case is worse because they were trained by sick people to heal us of ailments they also suffer from. I know it sounds crazy … Continue reading HEAL ME, HEAL US. By: StacySpeaks.
God has a purpose for everyone who belongs to him, a purpose for everyday of our lives, be it long or short days. Each day we are given is for giving, serving and for living fully. It is God who gives us strength. This is just as true in old age as it is in … Continue reading HELP, I’M GETTING OLDER! By: Oluwasegun Oluwalana.
Since I have survived my first week in Zuru successfully I think it’s high time I told you about my experience. A mixture of sweet, ugly and manageable, it was. I left Ibadan to Government Science College, Zuru with a lifted spirit and open mind as I embarked on my 13 hour journey through mud … Continue reading DIARY OF A KEBBI CORPER EPISODE 4. By: StacySpeaks.
Every passing night seemed short and I felt deprived of enough rest as the soldier blew the beagle loudly and every Corper in all corners of the camp began to bleed out of their hostels. After the praise, worship and prayer session everyday, a representative of each platoon came forth to read the day's meditation … Continue reading DIARY OF A KEBBI CORPER EPISODE 3. By: StacySpeaks.
The hostel didn’t look so bad after all but having stepped into my room which almost looked like a hall I stood to count how many bunks were there just to have an idea of how many people I’ll be stuck with for the three weeks ahead. 22 bunks meant 44 people ought to … Continue reading DIARY OF A KEBBI CORPER Episode 2. By: StacySpeaks.
I needed a change of environment, something new; but didn’t envisage that the organisers of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) were secretly listening to me. I registered for the programme through their portal; I was super excited and counted myself among the lucky Nigerians who would be called for service just two months after … Continue reading DIARY OF A KEBBI CORPER. By: StacySpeaks.
So, I just got home from school and my dad goes, "give me your passport", I mean he didn't take a moment to explain but I handed it over. Two days later, he gets home and goes “you have to pack a few things, we are going to South Africa for five days… and by the way, pack … Continue reading #TravelLog: I WORE A SWEATER IN JUNE. By: Koreey.
For about a whole straight week, I observed a pattern of activities which coincidentally took place every morning. Normal: I wake up, go to ease myself, see my room mate using his phone, lying down in the same position and he greets me in the same words. The pattern: Now on my way out, I … Continue reading #Lifestyle: LINES, PATTERNS AND COINCIDENCE. By Mofe Abimbolu.