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Society

Everywhere Traffic.

Lagos, the apparent centre of excellence, has now become the centre of overwhelmingly ridiculous traffic. I’m not talking about the ones where it’s a “we go little by little” situation, if it were the case I wouldn’t even be complaining. No, it’s the type of traffic where you spend

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#fiction Society

An Attempt at Fiction

So I wrote this piece about two months ago for a contest. Ended up not winning it, but you never really lose in life, you only learn. It’s a fiction piece, one style of writing that is a mind challenge for me sometimes. This one was inspired by an issue that really breaks my heart. […]

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#health In Nigeria

Don’t Wait Till She’s Pregnant.

Religion and culture are two pillars that shape the thoughts and lifestyles of a people. For my country Nigeria, this is especially true. Virtually every issue in Nigeria is viewed through the lens of culture and religion by most: this of course has benefitted us in

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Society

Time Is Up.

Alongside the ever-growing body of scientific research and breakthroughs, in the midst of all scholastic, artistic and political achievements being attained all over the world this year and the last, one movement really captured my heart. The last two years will forever go down in history as the period in which people actively took a […]

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In Nigeria Society

From The Top

This year I found myself watching (and enjoying) several episodes of Nigerian series, the relatively newer ones. From Skinny Girl in Transit to Rumour Has It, to an episode of Shuga in betweeen, I’ve had quite a fill. There were also some new Nigerian movies I watched. I have to give these ‘new school’ productions […]

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In Nigeria Society

Lessons I Hope Nigerians Learn From Yesterday

By now you’ve probably been informed about the tablet explosion that took place close to Otedola Jubilee Estate on Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Over 20 cars burnt, Lord knows how many people burnt to death. The gory images from the scene are so saddening. I’m not coming here to dwell on the tragedy and sadness of it […]

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#health In Nigeria Society

Love, Or Medicine?

Today’s blog is not going to be one of those where I share my opinions on a topic, because to be honest, I have not exactly decided where I stand on this issue yet because I don’t know if there is a “one size fits all” answer. Rather I’m going to highlight the opinions I […]

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#health Society

Are You Alright?

The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines health as ‘the state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing, and not the mere absence of disease or infirmity’. Sometimes we forget that mental health is also as important as the physical and not just a side show that can be swept under a rug.