I don’t know my way

Let me make a quick confession. I don’t know my way. I mean, I know the way; Jesus is the way. Around life, I can’t say I know so much. Exactly a week ago, I got a pair of scissors and chopped off my hair of eleven years. Earlier today, I went to the barber’s […]

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Music that makes you cry

So it’s nearly 2am and I am working on my laptop, and all of a sudden, my eyes fill with water. I probably sound confused right now, but wait until you have three Westlife albums blasting through your earphones, and see if you wouldn’t have the waterworks. Music like this makes you begin to think […]

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Hairdresser by Ife Olujuyigbe

Image from Pinterest. Dear Hairdresser, Well done. This is what you say to me every ten minutes as I sit and you stand behind me, twisting and weaving and tying and working hair magic. You also say, Straight your head, and while I am not sure what that means, I sit up, and you work […]

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Book Review: Eghosa Imasuen’s ‘Fine Boys’

Writer: Eghosa Imasuen Year of Publication: 2011 Publisher: Kachifo Limited Number of pages: 350 Genre: Fiction I have learned, from experience, that people are drawn to a work of art by either how much they are entertained by it or by how much they relate to it. Eghosa Imasuen’s Fine Boys makes an attempt at […]

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Movie Review: Deuces (2017)

Synopsis: An undercover cop finds himself drawn in by a unique, charismatic gang leader. Director: Jamal Hill Executive producer: Queen Latifah Producers: Justin Moritt, Yaneley Arty, Otis Best, Ron Robinson Screenplay: Jamal Hill, Curtis Bryant Cast: Larenz Tate, Rotimi, Meagan Good, La La Anthony, Lance Gross, Rick Gonzalez, Andra Fuller, Siya, Chance Kelly Genre: Crime […]

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Book Review: Chinelo Okparanta’s ‘Under The Udala Trees’

Writer: Chinelo Okparanta Year of Publication: 2015 Genre: Fiction The first part of Chinelo’s novel reminds you immediately of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s account of the civil war in ‘Half Of a Yellow Sun’. It is set in Ojoto in South Eastern Nigeria, and words like the bunker, Ojukjwu and the radio are constant features, as […]

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Keeping the drive alive.

Do you feel stuck in your life, afraid that you are not nearly touching your potential with a ten-foot pole, and that you might at this rate, turn out a disappointment to yourself and everyone around you? It is a familiar feeling. Nearly everyone at some point in their lives have felt this way. I […]

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