I like to jog but I almost died while out jogging. This is my story.

I am a health conscious addict. I got that from my late dad. He too was very health conscious. I don’t drink excessively, I don’t even smoke at all. I eat lots of fruits and vegetable, especially since I turned…

Sister, why exactly did you kill your husband? – Peju Akande

Wasn’t it the English playwright, William Congreve who coined the expression so oft used – “Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned?” I wonder if he spoke those words from his own personal experiences as he was known to…

Death is a part of life – Peju Akande

Death, the very taboo subject we all want to avoid is, sadly, a part of our daily life. The concept of death affects our perception of life and informs the way we view life in general. For instance, to a…

Before a Nigerian sets himself on fire- Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Times have never been this hard on Nigerians. Suicide is a national creed while the suicide note is the anthem. It’s either one Nigerian is drinking the poison known as Sniper or another Nigerian is jumping off the Third Mainland…

I killed my wife because she said she would re-marry if I died

Words are powerful, if anyone doesn’t know that, a good Muslim woman like my wife should know that. She knows how I am a hot tempered person and she shouldn’t have provoked me. That is all I have to say…

My dear, death is inevitable, so start planning for it – Tara Martins Aisida

Death is a reality but a lot of us refuse to face that fact. The hausas even have a saying – Mutu a dole. (Death is sure)  It is strange but true that even though we long to go to…

Death is but a door- Tara Martins Aisida

“A rich and mighty Persian once walked in his garden with one of his servants. The servant cried that he had just encountered Death, which had threatened him. He begged his master to give him his fastest horse so that…

Writers gather today at Ouida to pay tribute to Pius Adesanmi

If I take the wings of the morning and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, even there your hand shall lead me, and your right hand shall hold me (Psalm 139: 9-10). – Pius Adesanmi Professor Pius Adesanmi, award…

Court sentences man to death for murder (Guardian)

An Osun State high court sitting in Osogbo, the state capital, on Thursday, sentenced a middle-aged man, Sunday Palms, to death by hanging for murder. The convict was arraigned on December 8, 2014, on a one-count charge of murder, a…

Two siblings burnt to death in midnight fire (Guardian)

The Kano State Fire Service yesterday confirmed the death of two boys of the same parent in a fire incident. The children reportedly died yesterday during an early morning inferno that gutted their parent’s two-bedroom apartment at Sharada, Ja’en Yamma…

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