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The Intense Experience That Is Nigeria

October was an eventful month. It was the month Nigeria turned 60. It was the month that, for the first time in decades, a large number of us hone and abroad came together and peacefully protested against police brutality and calling for a police reform. It was the month that the Nigerian Army opened fire […]

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There Was A Country?

Many a day leave me mentally drained and barely able to perform at am optimal level. On other days when my mind is less foggy, I get to spend time to reflect. To reflect on various subjects which I find fascinating or generally have an inquisition about. I have to admit that a large chunk […]

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WOMAN=HUMAN

I had to take a Twitter break yesterday. It was just too much for my soul. Rape case here, violence there. My heart couldn’t take it. I tried to evade writing this as much as I could, but eventually worked my way back to writing. As bitter and heartbreaking as this reality is, we have […]

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NIGERIAN SECONDARY SCHOOLS: GRADUATING WITH A WAEC AND VARYING DERGREES OF TRAUMA.

Secondary school was an interesting and weird place. Two nights ago I was on YouTube looking for something to unwind with before falling asleep, then I saw that Dimma Umeh had uploaded a new video, and who was I not to click? The title got my attention and I was quite interested in hearing her […]

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“MoNoGaMy Is NoT rEaLiStIc”.

Toddlers and pre-schoolers are an interesting group of people. Terrible twos, terrific twos, any one that rocks your boat. If you’ve been in the position to instruct some of these fellows, you may form the opinion that their ears are merely decorative ornaments. If you prohibit an average four year old from going near a […]

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“This You?”

If you have been on Twitter long enough, you most likely know that question and the context it is mostly used in. If you haven’t, I shall explain. Mostly, it involves the resurrection of a person’s tweet(s) from a certain time in the past, quoted under the person’s current tweet, with the question as an […]

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On Making Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs & Learning Life Lessons.

I boiled eggs last week. Mundane activity, right? Definitely one that should not be the starting sentence of any blog post anywhere. I apologise. Walk with me though, I have a point, I promise. All my life, I have been taught to boil eggs while watching the clock. That whole wait-for-the-eggs-to-crack method did not fly […]

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Long Time, No See.

I have typed possible opening sentences for this post, and deleted them seconds after. Disappointment and self-doubt was beginning to set in, but not today. Not this time. In part, it has been a while since I wrote creatively. I’m a bit rusty, I must admit. What took me a longer time to own up […]