Ronaldo? No!

10 years ago, it would have been unthinkable for a player of Ronaldo’s stature to be unable to find a club willing to take him regardless of his advancing age but that is the case today. Superstar players seem to have lost their value in the game and more and more clubs are turning away from them. This summer, Ronaldo has tried to leave Manchester United due to their lack of Champions League football and with the help of his…

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DIARY OF A UIMSAITE

Dear Diary,This sapa don choke. And no be say I no dey try!Where do I even begin? I remember how, immediately after WAEC, I was first in line at Aunty Esther’s shop, ready to learn tailoring, or fashion designing, as she taught me to say – to add some pizzazz to the vocation. When I got into the prestigious Ibadan medical school, I had it all planned out – allowance from home would take care of my daily needs, and…

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Be Kind

You woke up early this morning and looked at your alarm clock glowing in the dark. It’s 5:30 am. You don’t want to get up, but you have to. Why? You ask yourself. It’s expected of you. You get up and try to put on the light. Of course, there isn’t any light. You struggle to go through the motions, and then you’re out the door. You’re tired and angry. You don’t want to have this day. As you go…

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Distinguished CoMUI Alumnus Donates One Million Dollars Towards New Student Hostel Building Project

The Sod-Turning Ceremony of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan/Ibadan College of Medicine Alumni Association (CoMUI/ICOMAA) Student Hostel went down as a truly noteworthy event, marked by the pledging of the very generous sum of a million dollars by the keynote speaker, Dr Philip Orayeli Ozuah. The virtually-held ceremony took place on Monday, 1st of August 2022. It signified the start of the building project aimed at setting up a new hostel for College of Medicine, University of Ibadan…

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Beauty

It is not a trend  It is not defined by anyone  It has no actual definition  It has no standard  You define beauty  You in any colour  You in any size  You in any shape  You define beauty  You are the standard  You are beauty Chisom Okoye

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Types of Roommates You’ve Probably Had/Will Have

Whether in school or at home, living with other people can be a real pain in the arse. It’seven harder when you don’t really know the person. I personally feel we all need somecommendation for managing, not like we really had a choice. Regardless, here’s a list andsee what kind of roommate you have been/are or the kind of roommate you have/have had. The Vampire: Starting us off is the child of darkness. Once you leave, they close allthe blinds…

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Flowers Rot, Spirits Do Not Die

My father’s spirit long goneBut departed not from us, tis herewithFlowers rot when they are doneDone, with life, they escape from herewith. My father’s grave had stones ,whiteSomeday I would add flowers wild and gayNot one more life be lost in a flightOne more life, I keep at bay. His face contoured with a known grimace,He would not leave when all was freshLeaning against my window was a faceOr an illusion caught in a mesh. Spirits do not die ,they…

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The Chronic Burden

Stressed out!Angry, annoyed, wondering, rethinking… recurrently.Why? Why must we ever? Why don’t we ever… (stop)The cycle of reading and hitting dead bottom when you seek results.Is it just you? Or is it the system?None to really blame as neither made school.Or did the system self-exist? Nope, it’s not God;God is the only Yahweh. None like Him – or so I believe. Why must we ever? Why do we ever have to… (sigh)Prove ourselves by meticulously designed and conceived interrogations;Contexualised with…

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Paracelsus, the man who brought chemistry to medicine

“The dose makes the poison” Paracelsus Paracelsus considered himself an alchemist, however his ideas on poison led to the introduction of chemistry into medicine in the sixteenth century. Although he was not fully appreciated until his death, medicine would be a different field without his contributions. As at the 16th century most physicians in medieval Europe had little interest in drugs and still adhered to the ancient teachings of Galen on rebalancing the body’s humours (Phlegm, Blood, Black bile &…

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2k19 INTRA CLASS QUIZ COMPETITION

In a bid to foster healthy competition, rivalry and the bragging rights (as the slogan of the event reads), while having fun and learning at the same time, the Academic and the Quiz committee of the 2k19 class, organized her first inter group quiz competition. First of its kind, well attended by members of the class, who were there to cheer the representatives ably chosen by them.The programme held at the Famewo Common Room, Alexander Brown Hall, on Saturday, 23rd…

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