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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.

Ignore-Rant

Ignore-Rant: A two-timing, despicable, and an undoubtedly dangerous word, vastly perpetuated, to the best of my knowledge, by humans. It’s like a shield, some cover, a hide away from the truth that humans run under, when dodging glaring facts with the acquired illusion of knowledge that was seemingly bestowed by ...

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MyMindSnaps Wishes You A Merry Christmas

Thank You to all who visited or were a part of the My Mind Snaps family in this outgoing year. May your heart and home be filled with all of the joys the festive season brings. Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year!

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18 of the funniest Kardashian memes for every occasion

This family has A LOT of memeable facial expressions… It’s been a hell of a year for the Kardashians, so what better time to celebrate the KUWTK gang’s incredible ability to make the perfect meme for every occasion… 1. When Kim made a promise she knew she couldn’t keep 2. ...

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When It Sucks To Be A Man

The Taxify driver was an Adonis – dark, lean muscled, well groomed. He smelled nice. He had an aristocratic mien that speaks of years in the embrace of authority. He was tempered and beautifully spoken. His phone kept ringing. He kept rejecting the call. I looked over at him. He ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 71)

Nkaiso’s husband, Donatus, is still in custody. He has been transferred to the prison, and I hear that a case is being built against him. He was denied bail at the police station, and he’s looking forward to asking the court for bail on the day of his arraignment. Nkaiso, ...

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Life Is A Game Of Thrones

Life is truly a game of thrones. The one who fights against you is actually fighting for himself. The one who fights for you is actually fighting for himself. It is all a game of control for personal benefit. Think deeper. The world is not black or white. It is ...

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The Crown, The Queen And I

The first time I ever really heard about Queen Elizabeth and the British Royalty was when Princess Diana was at the peak of her infamy. The world loved Diana, and because Diana appeared to be living a life that defied the monarchy, the world was mostly on her side, and ...

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“But Who Have I Hurt If I Were Gay?” Chude Jideonwo’s Must Read Equality Speech

A speech by Chude Jideonwo One of the tragedies of human progress is this constant tug between two stubborn binaries: progressive and conservative. People often camp in front of their worldviews, either progressive or conservative and refuse to move from thence, ensconced comfortably in a space where they believe they ...

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BRIDE PRICE – CUSTOM OR CRIME?

Today is my colleague’s traditional wedding. Two days ago, he handed a list of items demanded of him to effect the marriage. I could feel the exasperation in his voice when he said, “Bros, you don see am na. See wetin dey want make I pay.” Among the numerous items ...

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WHAT THE VOICE NIGERIA SHOULD SERIOUSLY CONSIDER

The Voice Nigeria really should adopt the elimination process used by The Voice US in the live shows. The currently running Season 13 is the first The Voice edition that I’ve followed week after week, and in the process, I learned something about its live show eliminations that both surprised ...

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