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THE 2018 ELECTORAL WATCH : INTERVIEW WITH THE UIMSA ELECTORAL CHAIRMAN

UIMSA Press: Can we meet you? Chairman: My name is Akintoba Emmanuel Akingbade UIMSA Press: When is the UIMSA election holding this year? Chairman: The UIMSA election will be holding in August, immediately after health week. UIMSA Press: We learned that voting this year will be done online, what prompted this decision? Chairman: A lot of things prompted this decision. It is a new thing and a nice thing to do as previous elections were done by ballot voting. Another…

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Street Mayonnaise; the Genesis.

When asked to scribble down a few lines as touching starting a business, Christy, as she is popularly called, gave a write-up seasoned with experience and practicable hints. Enjoy the read.   “Start Small, Finish Big”,  I had this saying pasted on my wall for several months and as I looked at it daily, I just knew I was tired of  coming back from long theatre hours with a backache that probably needed the excision of my entire spinal tract…

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ANOMALY

She walked down the hallway aimlessly. It was becoming a new found habit of hers. She looked round and saw nothing worthy of attention so she continued her strut down the hallway, but she had an aim this time; to get to the classroom nearest to her. That was when she saw him, leaning beside the classroom’s entrance looking aloof. On closer scrutiny, the air of nonchalance he exuded belied something else. Alexandra smiled and went to meet him. He…

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THE WHITE COAT CEREMONY

The College of Medicine Educational Unit Director, Prof. Adebola Ogunbiyi and other members of her team planned a successful White coat ceremony for the latest clinical students of the College of Medicine, the 2k17 set of MBBS and BDS students on the 30th October, 2017. This would be the first of its kind in the history of the college, what a lucky set. The ceremony had present  Prof. Olubunmi Olapade-Olaopa who is the Provost of the college of Medicine, Dean…

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The Beginners Guide To Writing Vol.1

So you want to be a writer, the next J.K Rowling, Maya Angelou, Chinua Achebe,  Shakespeare, Edgar Alan Poe, Virginia Woolf (without the suicide part of course), then you have come to the right place. Before we begin, Have a notebook or notepad A decent pen A computer or laptop (you can always borrow) A dictionary Let’s begin. Write something By write something, I mean a sentence (BTW a sentence is meant to make sense), a line, that image you…

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THINK HORSES NOT ZEBRAS

I woke up around 2am that Sunday breathless, with pain on inspiration. For a week prior to that, I had been coughing with a sore throat and unlike the typical Nigerian, I had not tried any medications. I had had previous bouts of similar symptoms which subsided on their own, a pointer to a viral infection of some sort. All I had to do was rest, take lots of water and fruits and rest again. This morning though, it seemed…

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