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Ijay's Desk

7 Things I'm Grateful For This Year

  At the end of each year, I reflect on the blessings and lessons of the year. The year has been an eventful one I must say and yea, 2018 would be a year to remember. Despite the things that...

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A letter to my teenage self!

Dear Oreoluwa,   I'm writing this to you in retrospect. I wish you knew these things when you needed them. But it's okay, we learn to accept the things we cannot change and learn...

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Dear young girl, you are made for more!

  Two years ago, I was on National Youth Service to my dear nation. During this period, I was posted to a secondary school in one of the rural areas of Edo state. Now, this particular school...

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5 ways to developing an effective study group

Study groups have proven to be an effective tool in educational systems. Students do engage in it in preparation for presentations, examinations and general learning. No doubt, it is an acivity that...

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FLASH BACK SATURDAY: MY FIRST FLIGHT EXPERIENCE.

My first flight in the air was one scary experience of my life. I was travelling from Lagos back to Imo state, Nigeria in 2009. Basically, school brought me to Lagos. I came to sit for an examination...

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7 qualities I look out for in a friend!

My title reads 7 things I look out for in a friend; but I ask myself if these traits can be found in me before I expect same from another. So what do I do? I work on myself to ensure that these...

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GIVING UP? NOT AN OPTION!

One of my passions in life is radio broadcasting. I have always sought for opportunities to really explore this aspect of my professional life. I wanted an opportunity to be soooooooo freeeeee to...

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AFRAID TO GROW UP?

Okay, here is the deal, for some people, leaving a particular stage of life to another can be quite scary. While for others, it is a thing of pleasure. I fall under the former category. Some will do...

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A HEART OF LOVE!

If gold can turn to diamonds, then sand can turn to pearls!  If a worm can turn into a butterfly, then love can turn the world. Yes love can turn the world! Love covers a whole lot of...

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SHAKE OFF AND HAVE A GOOD LAUGH!

With challenges splashing us at the face left, right and center, there is a high tendency to drown in self pity and sadness. A lot of us see nothing good to laugh about.  But here are some...

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