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I woke up early the day Cynthia consented to come. That early morning, I cleaned up many places: washed our latrine, expelled spider web, mopped the floor, cleaned the divider, and arranged the bed. I made sure that no place was left untouched. In spite of the fact…

Watch and pray.

Father, mother and two kids.
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"At your age, you have not achieved anything, your mate is building houses and buying cars" I overheard my neighbor telling his son. Some parents are the ones pressurizing their children. Why should you remind your child that he has not achieved anything in life?

Many a time, parents push…

How today made me lazy.

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Honestly, I have been indoors. Just sleep and wake up. Eat and go to the toilet. That’s all. It’s already evening here. Today is gone.

Today, June 12th, 2021, is a democracy day in Nigeria. The day was set aside to commemorate the return of civilian rule and the death…

An old woman looking at her
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It’s good to be good. Let me start by telling this story. I woke up this morning and felt energized. I brought out my computer, typed a few words, played some music. There was something I wanted to do with my computer which I didn’t have the software for. Recently…

A lady typing something on her computer.
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If you have not experienced writer’s block, you may not fully understand the wreck it can cause in someone’s writing career. For almost a year, I was under the command of writer’s block. I lost my appetite to write. Many a time, I picked up a pen. Words eluded me…

What people usually take on a cold day.

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If you have been to any African country during the rainy season, you might have taken one or two delicacies for the cold weather. Every African country has a peculiar food for any season. I took this picture a few hours ago in the most vibrant African city, Lagos. Nigeria's…

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To become the best, you have to beat the best. I meditated on this for a while. I have to beat the best to become the best.

To beat the best, you have to be ready to learn, get a refresher course on any topic you know. You have to…

Don't give for publicity, give cheerfully.

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Some people always go around with cameras, when they want to do good. Whenever they give someone some money, they capture the person and post it on social media. I thought it is only politicians that do that, posting on social media for reference purposes. I could remember those days…

My latest experience.

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Many people do not believe that ghosts exist, especially Christians. So many churches have preached against the existence of ghosts in any form. Some religions believe that once someone is dead, they are gone forever.

I had that belief until I encountered it. I have also read books and movies…

The insatiable nature of man.

No matter how you try to be good, no matter all the efforts you exert to make sure that people are happy, there will still be some people somewhere trying…

Boniface Ugwu

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