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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 NIGERIAN ARMY: SO MANY HUMANS, SO LITTLE HUMANITY

I just watched a horrible video capturing the humiliation of some alleged IPOB members by members of the Nigerian army. Inasmuch as the video is appalling and showed soldiers of the Nigerian army meting out inhuman punishments in their (usual) invidious selves, the video should surprise Nigerians little. It cannot ...

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The Things They Say…About Being True To Yourself

“When I see people living fully who they are, who are honestly who they are, who believe what they believe and stand by it, I know that that’s right. “And when I see people who are trying to be something they’re not, or not speaking their whole truth, I feel ...

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“I don’t need to be liked.” Angelina Jolie reflects on her public image and divorce as she talks about her children being her ‘best friends’

She’s been surrounded by her six children amid her messy divorce from Brad Pitt. And Angelina Jolie has revealed that her brood are the best friends she could ever ask for in a candid interview with the New York Times. The 42-year-old single mother reflected on the hardships she has ...

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TWO WIDOWS AND A HUSBAND

No matter what they said, he would not hear of it. His mind was made up, this Uncle of mine. He was tall and broad-shouldered with a voice that boomed. I can never remember a time when his head wasn’t shaved smooth. His wife was actually my blood relation, not ...

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MY SISTER AND THE DRAGON (Episode 4)

Previously on MY SISTER AND THE DRAGON… * The King in the North rose, heavily clad and draped with his usual leather and furs. “This isn’t about living in harmony. This is about living,” his deep voice boomed across the pit as he walked to face Cersei. “The same thing is ...

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Here is why Sharon Osbourne’s comments about Kim Kardashian’s nude selfies are so problematic

If you follow celebrity news, then you’ve probably already heard about Sharon Osbourne’s recent (and questionable) criticism of Kim Kardashian. For those just catching up, here are the basics: In a recent interview with The Telegraph, The Talk co-host slammed Kim for some of the revealing pictures she posts online. ...

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I Sometimes Wonder About Love

I sometimes wonder about love… Not the physical kind that flutters away with a warm, passionate night. The other kind… That deep rush of emotions that sates you and then overwhelms you, that makes you more alive than you’ve ever been, all the while threatening to kill you if it’s ...

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WHAT A GIRL WANTS

I am a beautiful and intelligent woman by every standard. This is me stating a fact and not tooting any horn. I am saying this with the same matter-of-fact-ness one would use to say he has a Nokia torch. It is an obvious fact, which is why it is expected ...

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Angelina Jolie Confirms Maleficent 2 Involvement

Angelina Jolie has officially confirmed that she intends to star in the Maleficent sequel. With how focused the media has been on Angelina Jolie’s personal life for the last year or two, perhaps it was a deliberate decision on her part to minimize her appearances in the public eye lately. ...

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End The Hate

My father is from Anambra State. My mother is from Taraba State. I was born in Adamawa State. I grew up in Plateau State. I schooled in Abuja and also schooled a bit in Maiduguri. I’m married to a man who is from Lagos and Edo states. Dadzie is a ...

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