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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.

Tunde Leye set to launch new novel ‘Guardians of the Seals’

After a seeming and protracted absence from the literary scene, the Finding Hubby writer, Tunde Leye, is back with the launch of his newest novel, Guardians of the Seal. Date: September 25th, 2016 Time: 4 to 7 PM Venue: Four Points by Sheraton, Oniru, Victoria Island There’ll be music, reading, ...

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THE REAL CINDERELLA STORY (Track Seven)

Previously on THE REAL CINDERELLA STORY… * “Are you not the one I’m asking? I say, who has the glass shoe I found under your bed?” Teremena barked. Cinderella stood there mute, terrified. “I always knew you were a witch and a thief! Where did you get those shoes from? ...

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THE CHILDREN OF THE NOTHING

She sat on the brown upholstered couch, her favorite spot in the old duplex home. A portrait of her family was in her slightly arthritic right hand, and her phone was in her left. Dike’s number was the last number she had dialed on her phone. His secretary had been ...

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Fashion Police: MTV Video Music Awards 2016

Hello everyone! It’s good to be back! So the VMAs happened this past weekend, and I must say that the fashion was mostly a bore, just like that Britney Spears performance, which was a test in endurance. Anyway it’s my court again and I get to play judge and jury ...

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DOWN LOW (EPISODE 7)

Previously on DOWN LOW… * As soon as Martin gained consciousness, he instantly regretted it, as his head threatened to split open with the force of his headache. He tried to escape back into blissful black oblivion, but he was already a prisoner of the painful bludgeoning in his head, and ...

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THE REAL CINDERELLA STORY (Track Six)

Previously on THE REAL CINDERELLA STORY… * Cindy was plucking scent leaves and tomatoes to add to her basket of pumpkin leaves, when she heard a swishing sound behind her. She swung around. “Godmother! You startled me!” Cindy gasped. “You’ve not seen startled yet. Just wait till your stepmother finds ...

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The Unmysterious Case Of Yes And No During Sex

A few years ago, I had an experience where a guy came over to my place. We both knew the reason why he was coming. We were going to fuck. And it went on good for a while till it reached a point where I didn’t like the direction it ...

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UNTOLD FACTS EPISODE THREE: IMPACT OF DISCRIMINATORY LAW ON HEALTH

This episode’s discussion is about the impact of discriminatory law on health and features Dr. Morenike Ukpong (Associate Professor, OAU) and Dr. Sekoni Adekemi (Senior lecturer, College of Medicine, University of Lagos). Moses discuss with Dr. Morenike and Dr. Sekoni on how discriminatory laws can limit access to health for ...

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Alone

There is this feeling Of absolute loneliness Where you feel utterly alone Abandoned Even in the midst of people There is this empty void Like you are drowning in the void Everybody else is invisible Like you are there alone No other presence is felt Your heart feels heavy The ...

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THE REAL CINDERELLA STORY (Track Five)

Previously on THE REAL CINDERELLA STORY… * In this Grand Search for Miss Chinda Ella Babalola, the Presidential Igwe Apparent left no stones unturned. First of all, he set up a committee. This committee then set up a taskforce called Operation S.E.A.R.C.H—for See And Return Chinda. The first day, they ...

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