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How Reading Impacts Knowledge

How Reading Impacts Knowledge Reading, according to the Oxford Advanced Learner’s dictionary, is defined as the process or act of looking at and understanding the meaning of written or printed word or symbols. The concept of reading is to learn; … Continue reading

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Till we meet again

Till we meet again “Afternoon. Are you going to Lagos?” asked the lady waiting her turn after me at the airline’s counter. I responded with a tentative yes. “Can you look after my daughter? Her father will come and pick … Continue reading

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The wonders of God

The wonders of God You are seated at a car wash. Waiting for your car to be washed. A little girl of about nine years walks up to you. Looks you dead straight in the eyes and greets you. “Daddy. … Continue reading

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Is that not poisonous?

Is that not poisonous? Conan’s lady love asked him once “Do you want to live forever?” (right before she hopped and got herself killed – not entirely her fault, but “we” needed some reason for Conan to go on a … Continue reading

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Pariah

Pariah One would have thought that by now I would be used to being alone. But you never really get used to the loneliness: you just live with it. Another long Friday evening. I wondered what to do with the … Continue reading

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Long ago

Long ago I was tired. So I didn’t go to church. I seem to have reasons every Sunday not to. That’s what I tell myself anyway. Otherwise how can I explain the fact that the baby that was christened the … Continue reading

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FRIDAY

FRIDAY Yesterday was my birthday. I had assumed it would just be as uneventful as the 37 others before it. Boy, was I wrong. It started out just like every other day I can remember. I made it to work … Continue reading

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