• Life Lessons

    7 Simple Ways to Show Kindness

    I learnt a profound lesson about Kindness on Saturday, 23rd February 2019. It was the day slated for Presidential elections. As expecetd all serving Corp members get the privilege to serve with the conducting body, INEC as ad hoc staff. This opportunity is optional, I chose not to participate though a lot of people except my immediate family were aware that I was not participating. Officially, by evening… Counting of votes or collation of results should be done or ongoing. Well, just about that time, I received a phone call, from my friend… She said “Hi Tomi, are you home? Hope you are safe and back from your electoral duties”…

  • Fiction,  Self Help

    On My Deathbed (A short story)

    George lay helpless on his death bed. His frail form did him no justice. In his day, he was known as “Strongman,” feared no doubt by all. The retired Director General of the NAFDAC lay tired. The very beep of the monitors seemed to make it more obvious that life was seeping out of him. Monica his daughter dabbed at his forehead with a damp towel. She found it quite ironic that he’d let her close now what he was sick. No one ever got close to the Strongman. Well only her mum who seemed to melt away his defenses. Growing up, Monica had learnt to approach him humbly. Even…