The average person would dive in on those ten things, working on achieving all of them all at once, from the get go, every year for the next ten years or until they burn out – whichever comes first.
A lot of people who have died or people roaming the streets just didn’t have the right care. People amongst us are bipolar. Some have dementia, schizophrenia, and many other illness. Some children who get flogged by their parents for being dull may be battling autism, dyslexia and many other disabilities. We need more awareness.
I often wonder why people are so excited about the year, I wonder why I was ever excited about it. What’s so special about a New Year?
Even the dirtiest of humans will be worried that he or she gets no housekeeping done so why is it that many do not consider the planet which is the platform upon which we exist as well deserving of intentional housekeeping?
Also, in the interest of fairness, justice and security, declare Fulani herdsmen a terrorist group and ban open grazing across the country. These people have been security threats not just in Benue State and in the Middle Belt region but all over Nigeria.
See I thought I had Segun figured out. Well, I thought my teacher did, and my teacher couldn’t have been wrong, right? Yet in that moment, Segun didn’t appear dull. He was just a boy who had come to believe what the teacher said.
Starting around age 9, Harmony was asked to share the master bedroom with her mother and stepfather. That was their normal; she didn’t know it was unusual until much later. When Harmony turned 15, her stepfather began sexually abusing her under the guise of a sort of arranged “marriage” between them, she had been conditioned…
A large chunk of films produced this year hewed closely to comedy, a tried-and-true formula that props humour as the new gold rush, considering how AY Makun keeps making box office-impacting, travel comedy films. By this, we become forgiving of these films and their lapses. Atrocious acting only increases the comedic value.
You want a new job, don’t just say it, get passionate, act like you really need one, don’t sit on your ass and whine to everyone that cares to listen. You want to start a business, get passionate, start a plan, a plan can take you places, just a plan and every other thing will fall int place.
I have lots of wonderful childhood Christmas memories, I know lots of people do too, after all, it the season of love and giving. The presents, the people, the joy in the air, the difference, it felt so good, still does.
When I was a kid and even part of my adult life, I would spend most of my Christmas day outdoors visiting friends, family and going places which wasn’t bad. But as I grew older, it became more enjoyable spending that day at home.
Praying without matching it with actions is just you fooling yourself. We Nigerians are so fond of this. We believe prayer is all we need. No! You just don’t need to pray, you need to work on it too.
Dear Nigerians, we owe a sense of responsibility to ourselves. And so, the next time we offer our very colourful show of concern when a bomb goes off in France, or a nuclear leak in China, or flood in Florida, let us also speak out in concern when a suspected thief is beaten, molested and burnt in Lagos.