Tag Archive | Nigeria

Photo Of The Day!

Palm wine, also known as “palm toddy” or “toddy,” is a fermented drink made from the sap collected from virtually any species of palm tree. Palm wine is well liked throughout West Africa where some 10 million people consume it nationwide. Its popularity does not end in Africa, however; it is also a common beverage in India, Sri Lanka and the Philippines, among other countries. (Culled from the Inernet). Continue reading

How Did We Get Here?

I am standing by the window with my cup of Earl Grey Tea sitting across the room. It has become a daily ritual, even as I multitask. My mind is meandering, moving from one corner of the world to another.
My whole body cringed as I wandered into the scene of the violent uproar in my motherland. The gory images and the excruciating sobs from wounded souls weakened my nerves. The sight of gruesomely mangled human bodies littered around. Blood splattered everywhere. And a tear trickled down my brow. Innocent souls bathed with agony as they travel the arduous road of death. Ah, Lawd. who did this to my people? Who unleashed these demons that feed on human blood? The scale and magnitude of terror that riddles the world is heart-wrenching. This insidious erosion of humanity tugged at my core.

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Thinking About Yesterday’s Killings…

Today is Monday, August 7, 2017. I woke up this morning feeling sluggish and didn’t feel like leaving the bed. Or even go to work. Usually, I wake up with positive energy on Mondays because Mondays are like the breakfast of the week. If you start your day without breakfast, the rest of the day may not just align together.

So it is with the week. You can’t possibly start the week without Mondays. But this Monday is just so different. My body is just not ignited for the day. My energy is sapped and pressed down because I have been saddled with nauseating thoughts. Continue reading

The Daily Prompt – Traditional.

In most Nigerian cultures, traditional marriages are held before two consenting adults begin their journey of matrimony. This is usually an arrangement between two families after the two individuals involved, the man and the woman declare their intentions to get married usually after a period of courtship. Continue reading

Tuesday Photo Challenge – History!

This is the history of a people. The culture of a people and the tradition of my people which is passed from generations to generations.

In Nigeria, the kola-nut is a prominent feature in the daily lives of the people.  Nigeria is blessed with diverse people with diverse cultural heritage. The culture is as diverse as the climatic and weather conditions. Continue reading

Saturday Giggles…

Hello friends,
I hope this Saturday is looking promising for you. Well, it’s up to you to make it a day of celebrations and a day of happy memories by your actions and your deeds. Albeit, the downsides of life. It pays to stay on the positive side, anyways. Continue reading