LIFE ON THE BUS

I would liken life to be a journey that has a destination which seems endless. Every stop made by the driver for passengers to refresh, eat and ease themselves and every drama witnessed in the cause of the journey all speaks of different people we encounter and how they influence our mood,decision,character,lifestyle, behavior and life…

“Goodbye NIJ” -final year students.

The Higher National Diploma (HND) final year students of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism say goodbye to the prestigous institute as they write their final paper in the school hall at Ogba, Lagos.The examination which was set to tests the ability of the new certified journalists commenced on June 24, 2018 and ends t\noday, July…

“Say No To Corruption” _Wfm

The Voice of Women FM, popularly known as WFM 91.7 in conjunction with WRAPA organized a sensitization programme for young girls and women.The event took place at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba Lagos, on June 13, 2018.Speaking at the program, a CNN award winning journalist, Mrs Afolabi Janet Mba informed the young ladies present…

Ecobank Boss Tasks Trainees on Professionalism

The Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan, has called on trainee bankers to imbibe the tenets of professionalism for them to excel in their banking career. Akinwuntan, who spoke at the inauguration of the Entry Level Development Programme for graduate trainees at the Ecobank Academy in Lagos, enjoined the trainees to make deliberate effort to…

Glitz and Glam fair 2019; A Big Flop

Glitz and Glam fair took place on the field of the premier monotechnic, Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) Ogba, Lagos on Democracy day, Wednesday June 12, 2019. The trade fair which was themed promoting enterprise kicked off by 10 am and ended later in the day. Over 42 enterprises; food vendors, clothes, shoes, perfumes, wigs…

PFN Women’s Wing Inauguration

The Ikeja Province of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) inaugurates its women wing. The event which was themed “Upholding the standard” commenced at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 15, 2019. The inauguration took place at the Faithful Cathedral, 291/293 Ikorodu Road, Maryland Lagos. Speaking at the event, chair person of the inauguration planning committee,…

Violence and Silence (1)

Each yell and scream that echos from their room. Million curse words I have come to know and can not use. The never ending fights that steals my sleep and leave me dead awake. Despite all of this, I am laid frightened in my bed with hands wrapped around my pillow. Eyes shut in the…

Should have been us

He stares in her eyes and finds no answer Her body language he seems not to understand The cheerful smile was lost without trace and each word he spoke made no sense to her “Simi since i told you about my nysc you have been silent. Talk to me na, at least wish me the…

Tears and pieces (part1)

Walks round the room singing her favorite lullaby, watching each yawn and sleepy sound she makes. Catherine finally lays the child who was now fast asleep on the bed. She kisses her 5 months old daughter goodnight as she retreats to the ground for her legs could no longer sustain her. Catherine stretches her hand…

Promises you never fulfilled

You don’t understand me or how I feel! I am breathing and living yet feel like I am dying. I surround myself with people knowing fully well that laughing and smiling is a struggle. I drown myself in music so loud to scare away my fears. I dance in the dark to ignore my peers….

When Hello Became Goodbye

Each day I wake up hoping to see a message or missed call from her.  If anyone had told me that she would forget me I would never believe. We were so close and so fond of each other, we did everything together despite our differences. Nyla came into my life when I was only…