Eky's 2Cents

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Self Pity; Healthy sometimes!!!

I can see a lot of persons already shaking their heads in disagreement to the title of this post. Calm your nerves and read to the end, will you?

          

EBUKA AKARA; Making good use of the ASUU Strike!!!

That Nigerian students are on compulsory holiday due to the ASUU strike, is no longer news. Most students have wasted the four months they have been at home, eating tons of food and getting fat. Not this young man. He has grown his social media account to over 60, 000 followers on twitter and has become a promoter of sorts. Meet Ebuka Akara in his own words.


Book Review; BIG GRAMMAR, SEEING IS DOUBTING AND OTHER POEMS

This is targeted at the book lovers, poetry geeks, wordsmiths, art lovers like me out there. I recently came across the book mentioned above and found this review. I thought it was worth mentioning here. Find the review done by EMMANUEL LLOYD ONYEIKE below.


BIG GRAMMAR, SEEING IS DOUBTING AND OTHER POEMS (REVIEW BY EMMANUEL LLOYD ONYEIKE)

 Let me adapt the path of Mark Anthony in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, and say: “I have come to review BIG GRAMMAR and not to speak big grammar…”

Opinion; Can you date/marry someone you met on Social Media???




Hello my loves, 
Its been more than a minute. Happy November and rest of the year to you. I had to take some break. too much mourning and a whole lot of other stuff had to be done. But here I am in your face again. I missed you a lot more than you missed me, never fear. Unto the day's business now.

 

Male or Female Children in Nigeria; No need for a Superiority Contest!!!!

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As soon as I saw the topic for last Wednesday's NHBi, I knew it was going to be a fire-cracker of a time. I was right, it was. It was an expose on the very many opinions out there: from the enlightening to the downright hilarious. For the 1st time in a long while, I didn’t participate actively, just read and learnt from people’s opinions. Here’s my 2cents.
 

The issue of a preference for male children over their female counterparts is quite long standing. In our climes, particularly Eastern Nigeria, it reaches a different propensity. In most family and communal events, women are seen and not heard; only contributing by cooking the meals. In some places, a girl child is automatically denied inheritance simply