Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Humility That Comes Before Honour

Lift yourself up and you’ll be brought low. Bring yourself low and you’ll be lifted up. That’s pretty much the centre-point of definition when we want to talk about humility, and I’m not knocking that. In fact, I’ve a strong … Continue reading

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A Certain Rich Man

He poured fuel on the new shiny car, working feverishly to empty the two gallons. He stepped back and set the Honda Accord on fire, then he walked to a distance, sat on the ground and watched it burn. Tears … Continue reading

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Now We Are Fifty-Five (Nigeria @ 55)

When we were five, we abandoned our innocent cots and swore on our forefather’s hopes we clawed around the neglected remains of their pared visions until we had our fingernails full of dirty campaigns and our skin blackened by the … Continue reading

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