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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.

#HowIResist Campaign 2

It is time to look inwards into the deplorable mess of cultural, religious and legal restrictions that we have tired ourselves in and open our hearts, minds and spirits to the joy, progress and advancement that truly equitable and fair laws can bring to a thirsty nation. That is not ...

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ALL SHE DID WAS LOOK LIKE A GUY!

As a Nigerian, I should not be shocked by some of the stories I hear. But on that day, when a good friend of mine shared with me an ordeal she went through some days back on account of her physical disposition, a sensitive chord was struck in me. I ...

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#HowIResist: A Campaign Dedicated to the Voices and Visibility of the Nigerian LGBT

In a collaborative effort, a number of LGBT young Nigerians came together to lend their voices to a campaign engineered to provide visibility to the Nigerian LGBT community. They are young professionals. They are people in relationships. They are individuals with struggles. They love. They live. And every day of ...

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A Timeline of Kim Cattrall and Sarah Jessica Parker’s feud as the ‘Sex And The City’ star lashes out at co-star following brother’s death

Kim Cattrall has hit out at Sarah Jessica Parker after her former co-star reached out after the death of Kim’s brother. Kim’s brother Chris passed away after going missing in Canada, with fans and friends offering their condolences. Sarah Jessica Parker was among these people, commenting on Kim’s Instagram: ‘Dearest ...

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Behold: The Reality Of Blue Ivy

In case you missed it, the Grammys were on last Monday. The award show is not so much about recognising talent, as recognising glamour, and then bowing down accordingly. Case in point: super power couple, Beyoncé Knowles Carter and her husband, Sean, also known as Jay Z. In 2017, it ...

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THE DADDY DIARIES (Entry 20)

“Having one child makes you a parent; having two makes you a referee.” – David Frost We are proud parents of another baby. This is old news really, not like people didn’t already know, but you know as it is in Nigeria, you’ve got to keep the pregnancy a secret ...

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“No one is going to believe me,” the woman who photobombed Beyoncé talks about her encounter with the singer

While visiting New York City this past weekend, a Shrewsbury resident ran into a famous face who she couldn’t place – a tall, thin man walking through the hallway of the Sheraton New York Times Square hotel. “‘You look familiar,’” Susan Monaghan told the Boston Globe she asked the man, ...

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Chimamanda Adichie’s epic clapback when asked if Nigeria has bookshops

Chimamanda Adichie was asked during an interview in France if there were any bookshops in her country — and her clapback was epic. “I think it reflects very poorly on French people that you have to ask me that question,” she responded. The audience erupted in applause as the incredulous ...

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Marvel Hints That New Series Won’t Be Added to Netflix Slate

Dan Buckley, president of Marvel Entertainment, has hinted that no new series will be added to the Marvel Netflix slate. In 2019, Disney plans to launch its own streaming service. It’s clearly intended as a rival to Netflix, a fact that has left Marvel fans tense and concerned. Back in ...

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In The Dark

It is early morning. You lean over with a groan and your arm brushes against naked skin. Your drowsy brain isn’t sure what your hand touched so you go for a second pass. You grab unto a cheek. You squeeze. Your dick yawns a protracted yawn and opens its one ...

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