I get it, the world revolves around the rich and powerful and it is exciting to be a part of this crowd but what we subconsciously forget is that the poor and the less privileged have the mass and help in putting the rich and powerful where they are. It may not look like it but no one man is so powerful without the backing of some group of people. You are who you are because of the people who regard you as such

We feel powerless sometimes because we don't realize how much power we have. If for any reason somehow we can relate our part to a drop of  continuous stream of water, prolonged, over a long period of time, we would see how much power just doing a little brings us.

We want to get to a point in our lives where we have it all to be able to give our all, not realizing that good things come in smaller packages. You can't become a professor in one day, it takes work. You can't get to the top of the ladder without stepping on the ones below. Give time time as long as there is a goal in mind, the results will be worth it.

In a few weeks Nigerians will be going in mass to vote into power a man who would in one way or another control their lives in the next four years, and in so doing exercise their civil rights. In reality however , our civil rights are not being truly exercised because someone or a group of people actually put the people we would vote for and subconsciously we feel as though we consciously made these decisions ourselves. It looks like its our decision but it really isn't, we decide without being in control

Nigerians, average Nigerians, have been struggling since I can remember to make ends meet, to see their struggles come to an end and every four years we hope to see a lasting change to our challenges but every four years we make the same mistakes we vowed four years before never to make. Its like a circle; we go round it but in different times so it gives us the feeling of something new and different when in the real sense its just the same food with different ingredient.

Nigerians aren't you tired? Because I am. I am tired of being continuously patronized by the same people I trusted to do the right things.

I see a new Nigeria, I wish it will be right now. A new Nigeria where power lies with the masses, where the people actually decide for real the kind of man to rule them. I see a Nigeria where our rights are respected not because we come from the same village or town or related by blood or marriage, but because it is the right thing to do. I see a Nigeria where when I think of doing the right thing, I don't end up doing the wrong thing. I see a Nigeria where I get results for being honest and sincere and reward for the amount of work I put in.

It is not enough to just talk or type behind our smartphones and computers and tablets, practice what you preach: help those who genuinely need your help in the street and show love as little as possible, be your brothers keeper.

The best way to break a heart is to do it little by little so that eventually when you do succeed in breaking the heart it will be too normal to be of any significance, I learnt this the hard way, Nigerians too have. Why can't we learn from our own lessons, do we always have to wait till after the exams?



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