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    Omolabake Episode 8

    I am so sorry esteemed readers, I have been out of power on all my devices for the last 18hrs+. Thank you for bearing with me! Episode 8 As Gideon stepped into the Drivers’ Lounge, Stanley raised his head as the door opened “Look who we have here.” Stanley took water from the dispenser. The room was well lit and had the necessities. Two men sat opposite each other, playing a board game. The older of the two being the driver of Otunba Ibikunle-Pearse was fondly called Baba Lucas by all and Jude, a younger man were at a standstill in their chess game. “How is Omolabake doing?” Baba Lucas…

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    Omolabake Episode 7

    Seven they say is the perfect number! I have a good news to share, actually several… But we will take one today! Before I share, We now have a page on Facebook you can follow to get updates, gist, behind the scene thoughts and all… Here is the link https://www.facebook.com/Lutomi-Modesola-155383391777303/ And to the good news, Omolabake will now come twice a week! So here you go for all who asked! Tuesdays and yep, Fridays… Now to today’s episode… Episode 7 A reality television show was on, but Omolabake was not watching. Demola was. They sat on a sofa in his sitting room. With he had his gaze on the Tv,…

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    Omolabake Episode 3

    “Sweetheart, you won’t believe what I had to do today?” Morinsola recounted details of her day to her husband. She stood by the doorway into the kitchen weaving her hair into two cornrows. It was her favourite routine to avoid shrinking of her natural hair. “Am all ears” he pursed his lips. He continued to peel the skin off the Paw-paw at the sink. She narrated the details of her day. “…the funny thing is that to pay him a driver’s salary will be like underpaying him because he is actually more than qualified to be a driver.” “Remind me babe… how old is he?” “About twenty-six or twenty-seven “Ok,…

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    Omolabake Episode 1

    Congratulations Gideon, you have been selected to take Part in the next phase of the screening. You are Invited to an interview on Friday 12th March at 11am. Note that you are expected come along with two passport photographs not older than three months. “This could be it!” Gideon Onah said under his breath as he read the mail he had received from Soeron International for the umpteenth time. Somehow those four words had become some kind of mantra since the mail arrived on the fourth of March. Coincidentally, his twenty seventh birthday. The giant clock in the reception struck 11 am. He waited patiently for his name to be…

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    Wrapping Up 2017 With 17 Takeaways

    Hi there! It’s been a long while, I tell you… Happy Celebrations! There are a few things I must do before I wrap up this year and topmost on my list is doing this post. So for a while now, I have been busy completing my Bachelor of Technology degree in Applied Geophysics and of course, battling with my Gionee phone. By the way, I’m now a Bachellorette, haha and I got a gift on Christmas morning… Yipee, a Tablet! With such a gift, I’d be glad to serve you better. So, here you go my top 17 remarkables? 1. Desygner Desygner is an app, a tool for designing basically…

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    Food

    With all the raucous about the #NigerianJollof  you’d think that’s the  only delicacy served in my beloved country. Don’t be decieved, it isn’t… In fact, how we made it to #day #nineteen of  #wordstoliveby without mentioning #Food is beyond me.  Now that hunger pangs have arrived, let’s talk about Food. Because Where do we derive Energy?  What aids body growth?  (Some awkward ones too) What do some so called Foodie use to torment us? What do people turn to when sad? What do they do when glad? The Answer is Food. Eat well and Eat right… I know the lemme just take some sugar feeling (but I tell you count…

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    Google

    I had typed a juicy stuff o on my Notebook app , only to cut and paste on the neccessary platform for today’s Word to live by, but guess what I saw. An entirely different article! And for some reason unknown to me, I couldn’t find it. I will retype tomorrow and share it tomorrow… But not without giving a hint… Google played a rather uncanny role in my search for Purpose (find out more tomorrow). Because yes, I google almost everything. And maybe that is why I get impatient when people ask about things Google will tell them easily. And there is school too, how can I graduate without…

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    Imagination

    Imagine life without this Nation, what would we do without you? An utopia of some sorts! The very place of comfort yet would never leave man be.  Always scheming, at work…  Cheers to the times I doubted possibilities of what I thought because but you kept showing with swift, meticulous slides how it shall come to be. You kept saying “See… It’s so easy.” You give direction to my perspiration. I mean what can I do without  you really? Your colourful existence gives life to my thoughts, and here I reaffirm that it is true what they say… Every innovation/creation was made twice; first in the imagination and second in…

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    Music

    There has always been this beats versus lyrics controversy… Some will say, the Beat ooo… Others will say the lyrics just have to really rock.  For me, the beat may be the attraction… But the lyrics always determines if such attraction will be sustained.   So, here is me asking you?  What’s you music about, the beat or the lyrics? Would you listen to crap music even with good beats? #wordstoliveby And yes, thank you for joining the words to live by Train.  Love.