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Walt Shakes(@Walt_Shakes) is an award-winning Nigerian writer, poet and veteran blogger. He is a lover of the written word. the faint whiff of nature, the flashing vista of movies, the warmth of companionship and the happy sound of laughter.

The Shocking Story of Betrayal and Police Brutality

A few days ago, a member of the Nigerian Police, Aliyu Giwa, via his twitter account, gave a narration of police brutality and betrayal you never saw coming. Check out his tweets and follow the story he narrates below.

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WHEN I REFUSED TO SAY AMEN

When my name came out for NYSC, the Reverend in my family church asked the graduates whose names were shortlisted for service to come out for prayers during service. We were just two of us in the church – a boy and I. We came to the altar and knelt ...

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DOWN LOW (EPISODE 13)

Previously on DOWN LOW… * Chief Nelson C. Nweze gently nibbled at a soft morsel of goat meat, still in awe at how beautiful the woman seated across from him was, as she sat bathed in the warm golden glow of the chandeliers in the swanky five-star restaurant in Ikoyi, ...

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‘Being Mary Jane’ To End In 2018 With 2-Hour Series Finale Movie

BET’s signature drama series, Being Mary Jane, starring Gabrielle Union, is coming to an end. The network has ordered a two-hour movie, which will serve as a series finale. It will air in 2018. A series finale movie makes for a full circle, giving Being Mary Jane fitting bookends. The ...

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Woman Destroys 419 Scammer In The Most Hilarious Exchange On Facebook

Originally published on whatsthefuzzabout.wordpress.com With the advent of dating apps like Tinder or Bumble, it’s no surprise that more and more people are beginning to meet someone special online. With that new mode of communication, however, comes a form of deception that some people still succumb to from time to ...

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Angelina Jolie ‘offered to act as a honeytrap in secret plan to snare notorious Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony

Angelina Jolie offered to act as a “honeytrap” in a secret plan to help snare a notorious Ugandan warlord, according to leaked documents. The actress was said to have hatched a plot with the International Criminal Court’s then-chief prosecutor to help catch guerilla leader Joseph Kony, who was the focus ...

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Deconstructing The Storm Against Tiwa Savage

As a black man, I’ve always found it interesting going to websites like Stormfront, Breitbart and a few other White Supremacist sites. They – especially Stormfront – are so frank about their racism. It’s not accidental. It’s not something they’re apologetic for. The white race is superior to all other ...

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Abuja Is For Jesus!

Some years ago in Abuja, I attended COZA. The service was going well. Good sermon, fantastic praise and worship – service was just perfect. So it happened that when the offering basket was going round (I had tucked in a very generous amount of my money into the envelope handed ...

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THERE IS NO SHAME IN LOVE

It has always lived in his eyes, dancing in the shadows and avoiding the light, afraid of being discovered. Yet I already knew it was there. But he didn’t know I knew. It sometimes escaped in between his words, galloping out in his sighs and laughter, then promptly disappearing, like ...

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FOR TOPE

We all called her Aunty Tope. In 2013, I rented a shop beside hers in one of the ‘modern’ markets in Lagos State. At that time, I was moving back and forth between Lagos and Abuja and needed storage for some of my things. The shop also served as a ...

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