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My Life At DESPO – Episode 32

While the soldier man stared at me, i started apologizing to him not to be offended, that i wasn’t hiding when he asked me to stand up but, i was about to pick my pen that fell from the floor when he saw me. ‘ sir, i smiled like a goat cos today is a […]

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My Life At DESPO – Episode 31

“hey you, stand up, why are you hiding?” When i heard those words, i froze on the spot, the sweat on my body turned cold, na once cold catch me. Then i heard the voice of my 1st mind say, “you own don finish!” and i was at the point of ‘had i known’, i […]

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My Life At DESPO – Episode 30

I was very uncomfortable that moment coupled with my sweat-soaked body that morning but, i managed to comport myself. Thinking wan finish me! While i was stil in my confused state, the following conversation ensued between my minds. 1st Mind: guy, you better stand up and submit yourself now, cos if you don’t and one […]

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My Life At DESPO – Episode 29

As the soldier men entered my department, they excused the lecturer that was taking us that morning, and they went outside for some minutes before they came back. I guessed they went to brief him the reason why they came. ” Good morning, Great Nigerian Students! We are sorry to interrupt your lecture this morning,” […]

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My Life At DESPO – Episode 28

After Mr Ben left, i collected Rose’s note and i complimented her nice writing and she smiled her thanks before the following conversation ensued between us. (Discussion continues!) Rose: so tell me, why do you like sitting here always, are you shy? Me: smiles, if that is what you think, then so be it Rose: […]

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My Life At DESPO – Episode 27

Oya back to the matter……….. On a very good morning, i was sitting on my favorite spot, when a girl approached me, we exchanged greetings before the following conversation ensued. girl: do you have a copy of our timetable for this semester? me: nope girl: why me: cos i just resumed girl: why are just […]

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My Life At DESPO – Episode 26

We got close to our department before Joy left us. ‘ see you lerra, my sweet joy’ i said while as she walked away. Joy: go away joor, i don’t want to see you! me: Big head, you must see oh! Lol. Is me you are doing shakara for abi? I asked her while we […]

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My Life At DESPO – Episode 25

“You dey hear wetin dat mumu boy dey talk so? He neva fit buy bicycle tyre for life finish, he con go dream go buy G-Wagon, who do the boy dis tin?,” my brother asked, and we both laughed my brother: ehen, oshare, as you come dis school so, no dey waka anyhow o. You […]

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My Life At DESPO – Episode 24

“I’m making all the cheddar People eye dey redder Since khaki turn to agbada People know me wella If you no know me brother I no like wahala I’m a cool headed guy, I no like kasala If you wan know me better Go wake baba Fela I done dey since the time of Nelson […]

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My Life At DESPO – Episode 23

We called the guy whose girlfriend was slapped aside, so we could intercede on behalf of lover boy. ‘ bros no vex o, we know say you be correct guy dats why we call you com dis side so, make we reason man-to-man,’ ‘as you dey see dat guy so ehn, im life remain 1 […]

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My Life At DESPO – Episode 22

Meekest and i located a spot to sit and we discussed about school activities, some of the challenges we faced and the cow issue. While we were discussing, Dafe called meekest, “na the cow money matter make Pointer dey call me so” he said while he answered the call and activated the loudspeaker of the […]

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My Life At DESPO – Episode 21

My brother and i later found a house we rented in staff qtrs, we left Genesis that was close to school to rent a house in a rugged area of staff qtrs. Most students are scared of staff qtrs cos: It is where the mopol barrack and mini army barrack is situated. Sometimes, some student’s […]

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Happy Father’s Day

I won’t sleep well tonight i don’t let you know that i was birthed by a lion. Yea, he is my small god, a friend and a brother, my dad. Although i didn’t like him that much while growing up because he never failed to give me that military drilling anytime i misbehaved up as […]

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My life at DESPO – Episode 20

“If to say na just me e e e I’ll be living like i dont care Live my life unto nobody dey here If na just me e e e,i’ll be doing anyhow Because nobody go dey here to challenge me Nobody is supernatural,diverse is the spirit of the carnival Your personality e no matter […]

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My life at DESPO – Episode 19

When meekest left, i went to my temporary house at Genesis, dropped my bag, pulled my clothes and entered the bathroom, i stayed under the shower for a long time, and while trying to figure a way out of the problem I found myself. When i got out of the bathroom, i felt my head […]

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My life at DESPO – Episode 18

” hwfa guy, why e be say anytime i ride pass dis road, i go see you dey waka, you no wan enta bike abi, you wan trek die?” a bike man asked me, laughing as he rode past me. ( i don suffer!). ‘Your fada! Your fada yansh! idiooott! Fooolll! Animal! Thunder fire you […]

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My life at DESPO – Episode 17

Meekest didn’t return home that night, he followed his girlfriend home from Lexuz bar in the guise of see off.(dem stil escort  person reach im house?) i tire for the boy dat day. After i collected my share of the meat, i carried it to Meekest’s kitchen. I was exhausted so i couldn’t steam the […]

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My life at DESPO – Episode 16

“oshare you dey mad oh! see as you make us fear. Nor try am again oh!” a boy warned the intruder who was already down, cutting his own share. Meanwhile, Dafe has carried the first bucket full of meat home, and came with another one. (issa meat day something) “make anybody here no go talk […]

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My life at DESPO – Episode 15

While we were leaving the bar, meekest gave me his house key and told Dafe to show me his room, that he wants to see his girlfriend off. I didn’t complain (my guy dey form caring for d babe ). Dafe was meekest’s neighbor. ‘so na wetin make dis boy  nor gree allow me com […]

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My life at DESPO – Epidode 14

“oh times are changing and no all things remain the same the air we are breathing is enough for every one of us the future you speak of is here the hour of harvest is near i’m telling stories in the song i sing searching for glory in the life i live to help me […]