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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 Fête at Umunakwe Hall

The thunder sounded like the fart of a dysentery-afflicted Amadioha and the lightning that came with it illuminated the area on a grassy hill where festivities were on-going. Some of the Lolo Ugolo Ohazurike’s very favourite people had gathered within the Umunakwe Hall, but still she had grown weary of ...

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THE DADDY DIARIES (Entry 13)

Pick your Battles big enough to matter, small enough to win. – Xavier. Be selective in your Battles, sometimes peace and quiet is better than being right. – Xavier’s Parents. Before I became a father, I judged other parents. Yes, I did. It’s something I’m not proud of now that ...

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Amber Heard denies blackmailing Johnny Depp in their ongoing divorce

Bisexual actress Amber Heard is denying that she has made up allegations of domestic violence against estranged husband Johnny Depp in order to get a big divorce pay day. Heard, who met Depp when they filmed The Rum Diaries together, was granted a restraining order last week. Heard has a ...

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Johnny Depp VS. Amber Heard: Celebs Take Sides

As Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s divorce drama escalates amid her claims that she’s a victim of domestic abuse at his hands, their famous friends are taking sides. TMZ reports that Johnny’s first wife, Lori Anne Allison — they were married from 1983 to 1985 — has told friends she ...

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EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL (EPISODE 17)

Previously on EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL… * I knew a prefect or two had to be on duty for Friday’s breakfast as I hastened up the stairwell leading to the entrance of the dining hall, because there was an absence of the sound of uproar that usually accompanied the misconduct ...

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ALL IN THE KNOWING

Beisa gazed at her reflection in the mirror. Chocolate brown, kohl-rimmed eyes stared back at her. Full and red lips, courtesy of MAC, beckoned, the bottom held in a light bite from her lower teeth. She wouldn’t normally wear this shade of lipstick, but somehow she felt that the occasion ...

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A Must Read: The Book ‘The Rainbow Household’ Is On Sale

Okay I have read a bit of it and it is good! The Rainbow Household promises to be an enjoyable read. If you doubt me, here’s an excerpt for you to enjoy. EXCERPT: Sir Iweala washed his right hand and dabbed his mouth. “Achebe,” he called. “Yes Papa,” Achebe replied ...

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TO THE MOMMIES AND DADDIES

It’s that time of the year again, that day called Children’s Day, when our kids are on holiday and parents wish they were kids. To all the stressed-out parents out there, you’re allowed to kick back and have a shot of bourbon. Good luck getting the kids to bed first. ...

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THE RETURN (Episode 7)

Previously on THE RETURN… * 27 Years Ago The sun was an angry ball in the sky. It scorched, without restraint, those who were unfortunate enough to be moving about on the thoroughfares of Lagos without the shelter of a shade, a roof or the inside of a car. The sun ...

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TV REVIEW: Another Week Of TV (Edition 17)

DISCLAIMER: The following article contains spoilers from TV Shows of the past week. So if you haven’t SEEN the episodes of the week, and you detest spoilers, then I suggest you leave while you can. If you haven’t and you don’t mind spoilers, feel free to enjoy. If you have ...

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