• As The Blood Continues To Flow…

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    I was standing on the field that morning during our fitness program when i heard a huge ‘boom’ frightened, i told my daughter that that sounded like a bomb, raising her eyebrow. She asked,Mum how on earth can you ever think that,frowning.  A bomb here at this time? But didn’t you feel the ground shake?…

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    Get Off Your BUM!!

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    Every day as I step out of my home to go to work, I’m accosted by a stream of middle aged men, an in-law said to us during a flying visit sometimes back. I mean able bodied men who are heads of many families waiting for one request or another; he continued his narration in…

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  • Our Mother Tongue Connects To Our Heart

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    Kewonan, I called out in greetings to my friend’s little daughter in my native dialect and she greeted me back in English and I asked the mother why? She understands the language but speaking it is her problem her mother explained. Then stop speaking English to her. Because she is at the stage where learning…

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  • To The Reposed Souls Of Yobe’s Killings

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    I woke up with a start! Perspiring rapidly as my chest heaved a sigh and big ho! Thanking Allah that it was only a dream, that dream again, where i saw one of my kids being chased by a group of people, who were killing and slaughtering his classmates before they could get to him…

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