What People Living In Banana Island Don’t Want You To Know

Yes, big time bloggers have been moving to Banana Island. There, they rub shoulders with the super rich. But I want to let you in on one little secret.

If you have just hit your first big money, it might be tempting to buy/rent a house on Banana island. Continue reading “What People Living In Banana Island Don’t Want You To Know”

How I lost my phone in traffic to pickpockets, and how I could have prevented it

Once, when I was travelling somewhere, and our car got stuck in traffic. I was in the back seat and my driver was in the front. That was the period BlackBerry Curve was reigning in Nigeria.

Next thing I knew, a ‘beggar’ came to my window, and began to beg for ‘money for pure water’. I didn’t know the begging was just an act until, like a  flash of lighting Continue reading “How I lost my phone in traffic to pickpockets, and how I could have prevented it”

The Morning And Evening Sun

The sun climbs majestically to the sky,

In golden robe from greening bed.

Long-beaked choristers announce your presence,

Purple banner says you’re here.

Smiling king above the earth,

So silent ,

Fair, just to all the earth

 

Your duty done, your light ashone

It’s time to spread the joy around

A day has passed, the dream too real

The birds do come back to their sticks.

The sweat is gone, the sight is nice,

Its time to say goodbye to us.

© Prince Charles Offokaja