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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.

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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HOW GOD CREATED MILLENNIAL EARTH

Written by Sara K. Runnels and originally published on mcsweeneys.net GENESIS 1 1 In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. #CreationGoals #EarthIsBae 2 Now the earth was formless and basic, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was lowkey hovering over ...

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OVER HIS DEAD BODY

My uncle was an obstinate widower. He had five daughters, whom he loved deeply, but not as much as he loved being an Edo man. He had no sons, and dreamt continually about the Edo son-in-laws he would have when his daughters got married. Each day, as his daughters grew ...

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‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ 10 Years Later: The Good, Bad And ‘Blessings’ Of It All

Next month marks the 10-year anniversary and 14th season of one of the most successful — and candid and polarizing — reality TV shows ever: “Keeping Up With the Kardashians.” The series has made each member of the family a household name, spawned a half dozen spin-offs and documented big ...

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NNAMDI KANU IS NOT THE PROBLEM

Nnamdi Kanu is not the problem here and it amuses me that we keep railing on and on at him and his group. Kanu is a manifestation of a problem. He is filling in a lacuna, one created by years of our collective denial and dishonesty. He is what those ...

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