Teens

HOW TO KEEP TEENAGERS BUSY THIS SUMMER BREAK.

Few years ago, as a teacher in a secondary school, at the beginning of the session when I asked how the long vacation went, the first thing I heard some of my students say was, ‘Aunty, the holiday was boring.’ Many of them looked forward to resumption and as much as they hated school work, …

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THE PASTOR’S WIFE- EPISODE 6

Click here to read Episode 5 The first thing Nike noticed when she stood in front of the Pastor’s lodge was that it had no fence. That bothered her greatly. She remembered that two months after the death of her father, her uncles led by her father’s eldest sister, Iya Ilorin, pushed them out of …

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relationship

IT IS NOT HIS FAULT

Have you met Sister ‘it’s-not-his-fault’ before? You haven’t? Alright. Let me make a formal introduction. Sister It’s-not-his-fault is a young vibrant lady. A graduate of physics with high prospects. She is crazy about one tall muscled-six pack brother like that. What’s that his name again? We call him Brother Dan. Bro Dan is the head …

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THE PASTOR’S WIFE- EPISODE 5

Click here to read Episode 4 Nike stared at the journal in her hand and a wave of fear hit her. She knew whatever was contained in the book would bring an end to her struggles. She also knew she wouldn’t like what she found in there. From the day David had announced his taking …

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relationship

THIS THING CALLED CONVICTION

Three brothers converge at bro Femi’s house for their usual brotherly chat. For some months they’ve not been able to meet and so this public holiday presented a beautiful time for some deep talk. Femi, the host, sat on the bed and opened the floor when Peter asked him, how far? Now let me tell …

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Devotional purpose

DOES GOD HAVE A PLAN FOR MY LIFE?

By 2011, I had begun to ask myself serious questions about life and to seek God for a perspective of  my journey here on earth. During my youth service somewhere in Benue State, I began to wonder, ‘After service, what next?’ I had worked my Place of Primary Assignment (P.P.A) to a secondary school because …

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THE PASTOR’S WIFE- EPISODE 4

Click here to read Episode 3 Nike was standing at the center of a room enclosed with glass walls. At the other end, she could see faces of broken women, many in their twenties and mid-thirties. Some had babies strapped to their backs, others were crying and some crouched down on the floor. They were …

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true stories

CHRIST LIFTED ME OUT OF MY MESS

Dear diary, I really do not know where to begin. Let me just start somewhere. I started masturbating at the age of 8, didn’t really know what it was called then but all I sensed was that it was bad and not something that could be done in the open. By the time I found …

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