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DOCTOR ON THE RUN

The call was to start at 7pm. It was my first labour ward call as a medical student. I was at that stage where I wasn’t sure if I still wanted to be a doctor and I was just going … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES ATIKU WANT?

I can’t guarantee you that I have the answers, and neither can you assure me that you do, dear Atikulated one. It has been said that he wants to be President to steal more money, or that he wants to … Continue reading

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A PHONE CALL WITH THE PRESIDENT

PMB: Hello Femi, how are you? Me: Ah General, long time. I’m fine thanks, same ol, same ol here o. Nice to hear from you. PMB: I know it’s been a while but governance isn’t easy, especially of Nigeria. Me: … Continue reading

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FORGOTTEN

You will forget me when I’m gone Despite your protests and your sincere attempts not to You will forget me when I’m gone Why should you remember me like you did when I was alive Why should I frequently pop … Continue reading

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SHAKEN AND STIRRED

Nasty experience on my way to work about 6.10am, 12th August 2013. I usually leave home at 8amto avoid the rush but I had a long day planned and wanted to quickly negotiate a surgery I had planned for 8am. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Blindsided

I She couldn’t stop shaking. She had even developed a slight headache in that short interval. She had hoped nothing like this would happen to her. She had prayed, even fasted and wished it would be a smooth pregnancy. But … Continue reading

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A CHILD OF SAINT PETERS, A PART OF THE COMPANIONS

Being a modern day child then who only spoke English and sparingly communicated in his local tongue, Sundays at Saint Peters Church was a bit of a struggle for me. The 10am Yoruba service did help my Yoruba though, especially … Continue reading

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