The opening date for applications for fully funded Chevening Scholarships for the 2023–2024 academic year is August 3, 2022. Outstanding young leaders from all around the world can study for a one-year master’s degree in the UK thanks to Chevening Scholarships. There is no such thing as a “typical” Chevening Scholar, but they are searching… Continue reading Hurry!!! #Chevening Scholarship Applications Are Now Open?
Photo Credit: Eclypsiadesign.com.br It starts, the thumping of the heart, the batting of the eye lashes. The sudden movement of the feet pushes the hands forward, thus blocking the rapid air intent on pulling him backward. Now, there it is – the sound of a cry. It’s distant, far away but close. Its shrill, sizzling… Continue reading The Sound of a Cry
She has no money but she’s in love with life. It’s funny cos she’s had to struggle for everything. Living the best way she can with her second hand clothes, she smiles while thinking, ‘I’ll hunt down that silver spoon, it can’t be that hard!’ Then some days, it gets really hard and she wants… Continue reading Born with a Wooden Spoon
A love so strongIt makes me wonderYou can’t possibly be manBut you areA superman Why me? Why?Life, shelter, foodA five-star familyFabulous friendsA nation I can identify with You must want somethingYour love makes no senseI’ll make you a dealYou can have all my moneyAnd all of my joy, my body even I’ll give you all… Continue reading MY SUPERMAN!!!
I’ll be fifteen soon and my life just got interesting. Don’t get me wrong, I love God and all but when I go to church, I don’t see him, all I see is a handsome young man, Joshua, the Pastor’s son. Anytime, our eyes meet, I blush pinkish red and my heart literally summersaults. I… Continue reading Nnenna’s Story: A Light in the Darkness #7
“Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaas!” I screamed in excitement. Though smiling, mum furrowed her brows. “C’mon mum, thats a new way of saying yes. it depicts extreme excitement.” mum raised her nose, “Is that so?” “Yes mom” “hian! Nnenna, if I hear that word in this house again, I will withdraw you from school. Now go and get dressed,… Continue reading Nnenna’s Story: A Light in the Darkness, #6
Could life get any stranger? I marvelled. Well, it turns out, it can or rather it just did. Dorcas spoke as she chewed her gum loudly, making her words slightly incomprehensible, “how come you’re the only girl in this village who does not know that Peter loves you?” “Maybe that’s because he doesn’t.”Linda cleared her… Continue reading Nnenna’s Story: A Light in the Darkness, #5
Chapter 4 My knees rested on the cold kitchen floor as I ground the pepper. Mum had gone to a neighbour’s farm to work. It was unusual for a family not to have a farm of their own but that was our reality. My grandfather was said to be a very lazy man who slept… Continue reading Nnenna’s Story: A Light in the Darkness #4
Chapter 3 Mummy cried as she listened to the narration of my ordeal at Uncle Chuks house. For the first time, she taught me somethings: never let a man touch your chest, legs or ass, infact, if any touch exceeds your palm, scream for your life. A certain day, I came back from school and… Continue reading Nnenna’s Story: A Light in the Darkness #3
Chapter Two Read Chapter One HERE I was only paid #1000 that month after which my services were terminated. Mum spoke to me as I rested my head on her thighs. “Don’t cry my sunshine. Please don’t cry.” “Mum, I was called a thief. Papa too.”“I know but you’re not. You’re my miracle in the… Continue reading Nnenna’s Story: A Light in the Darkness #2