Kingsley is fresh out of university, eager to find an engineering job so he can support his family and marry the girl of his dreams. Being the opara of the family, he is entitled to certain privileges – a piece of meat in his egusi soup, a party to celebrate his graduation. But times are hard in Nigeria and jobs are not easy to come by.
“The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don’t have to waste your time voting”. Charles Bukowski
At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking, reading to partying; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favour working on their own over brainstorming in teams. Although they are often labelled “quiet,” it is to introverts that we owe many of the great contributions to society–from Van Gogh’s sunflowers to the invention of the personal computer.
A brief introduction into the mind of the girl behind the screen.
I started blogging to read more books by Nigerian Authors and these are 5 books I would like to start with.
Today is a very special date to me , so I decided to take a look back at interesting events that occurred on this day. There are quite a number of things that have happened on May 18 since man started recording events (duh!) but i have settled for the events that i found either noteworthy or very juicy. Enjoy. 1593 Thomas Kyd’s accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe.
This month, being my birth month, I will be looking at books that were published in 1992. I was happy to discover that ’92 was a year for good books, many that may even be considered classics. I have selected 10 books that i consider noteworthy either by reputation or from my experience (I have not read all of them). Jewels by Danielle Steel On Sarah Whitfield’s seventy-fifth birthday, memories take her back to New York in the 1930s. To a marriage that ends after a year, leaving Sarah shattered. A trip to Europe with her parents does little to raise her spirits, […]