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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 NIGHT OF CONFESSIONS

The first time I got head, I was tipsy. It was my very first head and let me just tell you – a head-mistress was the one who gave it to me! I’d always felt like she was too attracted to my body but never really bothered about it. I ...

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DOWN LOW (EPISODE 14)

Previously on DOWN-LOW… * If I find out that you carried your two left legs to see him, I will personally beat you up. Siji’s warning reverberated in Martin’s head as he walked briskly along Sanusi Fafunwa Street in Victoria Island on his way to Café Neo. He had arranged ...

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Growing Old With HIV And How To Cope With Aging

Paul Thorn, author of HIV Happy, talks about how to deal with those grey hairs you never thought you would have. * Time is the great equalizer. We are all subject to it, whomever you are; however popular, talented, toned or gorgeous – whether you are HIV-positive or not. Aging ...

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WHAT A GIRL WANTS (Episode 3)

One of the things I have learnt in this life is to always get into the mind of my challenge – or obstruction, if you will. You see, I began to tell myself that if someone can be bold enough to talk about sex with you or tell you what ...

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Would Whitney Houston Still Be Alive If She Had Come Out?

Irene Monroe examines the life of the deceased pop star in this piece about how family, career and church kept her in the closet, pushing her to a downward spiral of drug abuse. * It’s been over five years since Whitney Houston was found dead in the bathtub of her ...

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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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