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  • Tales From FEGO: The Inter-House Sports, Our OlympicsThe world is gathered in Rio for the 2016 Olympics where over 200 Nations are competing for medals. It is buzzing from Brazil but everyone looks forward to the Inter House Sports Day in Odogbolu, which some times doubles as a mid term day. Just like...
  • Tales From FEGO: #OnThisDay – The Last Valedictory ServiceIt was a Sunday afternoon and I sat in the midst of my colleagues well dressed around with suits and nice dresses. We were the toast of the program, it was our Valedictory service. It was our last day in our beloved FEGO. The day before, I had to cut...
  • Much Ado About A Library
    on Jun 30, 2016 in Education Life Library
     “A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library.” – Shelby Foote There are various buildings in a school – the lecture halls, the hostels, the restaurants, the admin blocks, the laboratories, etc. – but none is as imp...
  • On The Edge of the Delta
    on Jun 27, 2016 in Personal
    The tide was low and the water level was down. You could see the shallow part of the river characterized by mud. Few villagers stationed their canoes on the edge of the mud to fill their baskets with sea food. Little kids paddle on the mud in search...
  • Don’t Write Yourself Off
    on May 26, 2016 in Football Life Leicester City Try
    The most popular soap opera in the world came to an end few days ago with a relatively unknown team clinching the title under the noses of more established, popular and pundit-approved teams. Leicester City were crowned champions of the 2015/16 Premi...
  • Keep That Cup Down!!!
    on May 18, 2016 in Life Uncategorized Prayer Worry
    A Psychologist walked around a room while teaching Stress Management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “Half empty or Half full” question. Instead, with a smile on her face,...
  • Man Down
    on May 7, 2016 in Life Nigeria Conductor
    The other day I was in a bus going home from work and there was this very obnoxious passenger in the bus who thought he could make himself appear any better by belittling some other “poor fellow” – that’s exactly how they make it look. He jus...
  • The Rains Finally
    on Apr 28, 2016 in Nigeria Personal Rain
    The nights were dark, torturous and tormentous. The power supply nose-dived in recent times and the availability of the major fuel to the innumerable amount of generators in the land was scarce. The days were hotter than usual such that you would pit...
  • The Other Side of Life – Eternity
    on Apr 27, 2016 in Fiction life Jesus Christ
    A guy slept off while waiting for his roommate, who keeps late night. As he tried turning around, a huge dark figure with flamy eyes opened his door, he wanted to scream but all strength was gone. Was it a dream or vision? He couldn’t tell. It...
  • Striking The Balance
    on Apr 4, 2016 in Uncategorized
    I sat in the midst of other corps members in the NYSC camp in Paiko, Niger state. Rabbi stood at the centre of the gathering, dishing out his points in a debate. At first many were distracted but with time everyone got interested. Guess what got ever...
  • Tales From FEGO: The Cross Country RaceLook back at the Cross Country race in F.G.C. Odogbolu.
  • Tales From FEGO: Mondays – Morning Beans, Assembly and OthersThe shortest night in a week for any student in the boarding house of a Unity school has to be the night before Monday morning. With little or no hostel chores to do, the day before Monday is blessed with such goodies that i will need another post to...
  • The Plan: Whose Budget? Whose Pocket?
    on Feb 19, 2016 in life Nigeria Budget Plan
    At the beginning of the year, my little sister gave me her  financial budget and i was like “wow”, “seriously”. I didn’t expect the figures I saw but I had initially told her to express herself so I can have a clearer p...
  • Decisions, Actions and Reactions
    on Feb 8, 2016 in life Personal Action Decision Reaction
    Originally posted on the Experience Series on The Exceller Blog. Follow and be refreshed. … Choose you this day… Last time I shared my experience about “Believe” and how it was one key element of my successful college sojourn. But as I said,...
  • An Interesting Prayer
    on Feb 1, 2016 in life Uncategorized Prayer
    This interesting prayer was given in Kansas, USA, at the opening session of their Senate. It seems prayer still upsets some people. When Minister Joe Wright was asked to open the new session of the Kansas Senate, everyone was expecting the usual...
  • Lassa Fever: All You Need To Know
    on Jan 21, 2016 in Health Nigeria Lassa Fever
    I got this publication in the office memo and it is worth sharing to save lives. Lassa fever is an acute viral infection caused by the Lassa virus. Everyone must take special care as Lassa fever is common to West Africa and it is an endemic disease i...
  • Just Believe
    on Jan 19, 2016 in life Personal Believe
    Originally posted on The Experience Series on The Exceller Blog. Luke 1:37 For with God, nothing shall be impossible. I have always seen the higher institution as a laboratory scale of the world. It is mini society that tells you about the bigger soc...
  • Tales from FEGO: Resumption Sunday
    on Jan 10, 2016 in life Personal FGC Odogbolu Sunday
    After the holidays and celebrations, normal life is expected to return. Workers return to work, students return to school and life continues. For the average student, Monday is the regular resumption day. This is specifically for Primary and Day scho...
  • AmosCP’s Blog: 2015 in review
    on Dec 31, 2015 in Uncategorized 2015 Review
    The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. What would you like me to write more about? Share with me in the comment section. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was vi...
  • The Reason for the Christmas Season
    on Dec 25, 2015 in life Love Christmas
    Today is the 25th day of the 12th and last month of 2015, and it has been deemed as a special day be almost every nation in the universe unless you preach extremism of some religion like in Brunei, Saudi Arabia and the likes that have banned Christma...
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