Monthly Archives: July 2015

SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS/Stories from boarding school Pt. 5

Water is a life necessity. We just cannot do without it. Not surprisingly, water was a very important factor that influenced our daily lives at FGC Idoani. We had an area that was designed for fetching our water from. We … Continue reading

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SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS/Stories from boarding school Pt.4

In FGC Idoani, there were nights and there were NIGHTS. The hall I described in Pt.3 of this series is the hall where one of these NIGHTS used to take place. Our social nights. In other words, our party nights. … Continue reading

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SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS/Stories from boarding school Pt. 3

Let’s talk about a hall. One of the most important buildings in FGC Idoani. This building is a major part of the life experiences in FGC Idoani. It is the dining hall. Maybe it should have been called the multipurpose … Continue reading

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SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS/Stories from boarding school Pt. 2

I tend to think that life makes more sense in retrospect. That same day I arrived in FGC Idoani to resume, was also the day another friend of mine, Deji Omole, was brought by his parents to resume too. We … Continue reading

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SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS/Stories from boarding school Pt. 1

So we embarked on the long journey from Lagos to Idoani in Ondo state, my mom and I. I was a young boy on his way to resume boarding school at the Federal Government College, Idoani. I didn’t really know … Continue reading

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When I graduated from Primary School

It was the year 1996. I had graduated colorfully from primary school in a ceremony that took place on the very day the legend, Fela Anikulapo-kuti, passed on. That day was the 2nd of August. I got home feeling like … Continue reading

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INTROSPECTION

Life can be an adventure. Inwardly and Outwardly. The different circumstances that we could find ourselves. There are those who don’t know what they want. There are those who know what they want, but don’t know how best to get … Continue reading

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