Friday, April 13, 2007


1 DAY TO APRIL 14, 2007 - Governorship/State House of Assembly Election
8 DAYS TO APRIL 21, 2007 – Presidential/National Assembly Elections

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Countdown to Elections

I went with my fiancé to his office on Saturday and a jobless and I believe bored Security supervisor came into the office and from the time he came in till the time he left, he said nothing but pessimistic gist on how the present government has no intention of handing over power and their secret plans to rig the elections.

Despite the fact that all his 20mins rambling received little or no attention from my fiancé and certainly ZERO attention from me, he just went on and on about his gist claiming he has inside Abuja sources.

For me, I remain unshaken in my Pro-positive Nigeria stand.

Our elections will hold and will peaceful!

And come May 29, 2007, we will have the first civilian to civilian presidential handing over occasion in Nigeria!!!

I shall be there at the Eagle Square, Abuja either in person if allowed and if not attend by proxy through the television :)

And so, from today, we begin our countdown to the election days…

4 DAYS TO APRIL 14, 2007 - Governorship/State House of Assembly Election

11 DAYS TO APRIL 21, 2007 – Presidential/National Assembly Elections

Friday, April 06, 2007

Emotions @ Work

I have ALWAYS worked hard at running away as far as possible from getting familiar with people. I usually take my time to assess and build trust for a person before I become relaxed and open to them and they can become my friend. I don’t jump into the Friendship Life.

One day, a guy I had been working with for about two weeks was trying to be friendly with me and wanted to gist me about the problems he was having with his girlfriend and unconsciously, I had shut my mind to the story and kept on trying to change the topic, the guy kinda got the drift and said.. you don’t want to hear abi… and I just nodded my head slightly.

I have always acted formally in offices where I have gone to work and not delving into chit-chats with bosses or colleagues or subordinates. I went to work to work and didn’t socialize and whenever I needed to socialize, I went to my friends. (Now this sounds like a principle I carefully prepared and lived by).

This is because when I get to like people I like with all of my hear, I trust them completely and so I take my careful time before I allow myself to be drift into getting know people and befriending them. It is hard to earn my trust but believe me, when you earn it; you have earned an ardent trust.

I remember a case that happened while I was in secondary school. In my penultimate year in the school, we had a head girl I liked so much. My sister always kept trying to tell me some sinister thing about her but I never listened. I ignored my own sister to pitch my trust with the head girl that didn’t even know me personally because I was too drunk in my likeness and loyalty. At the end of the day everyone in the school except me knew that the head girl had been sleeping with the principal and to completely shatter my any other form of goodwill I could have had for the head girl, she got pregnant for the principal and gave birth to twins.

I have had my heart broken by friends; I have been gossiped about, maligned, deceived and most recently gracefully ignored.

Over these past one week, I have concluded against all former inclinations I have had about myself that I am a very emotional person. On the surface I look like kinda hard hearted and you know the non-tears shedding strong girl. I now realize that I have created this shield around myself and my heart just to conceal the very emotional me.

And now again I have had myself bruised with emotions again and this time it is by someone I respect and look up to as an older friend. I have cried……and now ask myself the question, should I ever trust a friend again?