Monthly Archives: December 2014

A SALUTE TO THAT BLACK SOLDIER

  And when the call came, refusal wasn’t an option, wrapped in a warm embrace from her family, amidst tears, she walked briskly forward and accepted the call. For sure she knew what the call was about. It was a call to save to serve and to protect. Did...

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The 9-year-old Wizkid who passed WAEC

Anjola Victoria Mautin Botoku is a student of Edidot Primary School, Badore, Ajah, Lagos. She was not too long ago awarded by the Lagos state house of Assembly At plenary as the youngest person to have achieved this feat. Anjola stood in the stand reserved for the governor and received a handshake...

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TRIBUTE TO THE TYPICAL NIGERIAN LOVER

  He lives each day trying to please his woman, he may have other girls but he places no one above her, his wish, above all things is peace, a month, a week, or even a day without her ‘nags’. He keeps up with her PMS secretly praying for...

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THE WATCH WORD

Poverty came knocking, it stared us in our face and whispered to us things we didn’t understand. we thought it was hungry  and homeless so we let it in. it dealt with us, made us walk miles in search of work it exchanged the peacefulness of our home into...

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The Nigerian Story

 My father told me the story of a green field, where the horses and eagles lived and made a coat for their arms, resigning from war and just recovering from the brisk hold of slavery, they called it colonialism. Where the people sit daily counting their days without a...

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You can- Anywhere Anytime

You can have a heart that forgives, But to do this, you will need at least a person that offended you, a willing spirit, a Heart wanting to be freed from pain and you; A person that knows we are all but humans…     You can become deaf...

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Voting Slots for the essay and Poetry Competition

Here are the slots how ever, you can find all the contestants here http://www.awanaija.com/vote/mypride SLOT 1 Voting link: http://www.awanaija.com/vote/slot1 TIMOTHY OLATILEWA OLOLADE AROWOSHOLA OLUWAFEMI JOHN OKECHUKWU IROEGBU K OLALEKAN AREMO MAGNUS TAIWO GBOLAGADE AYODEJI JOY ADENIYI OLUWATIMILEYIN PETERS OLUFUNKE DEBORAH DAVID CHUKWUMA CHUKWUEMEKA OKECHUKWU NWAEZIDE DANIEL CHUKWUKERE NWOVIKE JUNIOR...

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clinton inene esiwomena – Ogun

MY NAIJA MY PRIDE My Naija! My pride! A tale of 1914 heroism rooted in a merger of exotic realms Naija! Black, bold and ingenious giant, the opulent trigger of Africa An Iroko that stands buried under the shrubs of cognitive thraldom For the atrocities consigned in the age...

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Eustace Dunn – Lagos

My Naija! My Pride! With tearful looks in my eyes, I still see the world’s spies. Their mockery spat on my name Like a sane man that was lame. But I am not ashamed! I am not ashamed For I shall shout aloud amongst the crowd Don’t ever think...

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Nwachukwu Chinwendu Joy – Enugu

My Naija! My Pride! The far sky suddenly seemed so near The birds sang ditty into my ear The words were all sweet, pure and clear But not even one, could I thus hear For the wicked has risen against My Naija The hot sun rapidly turned so cold...

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