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WHEN I REFUSED TO SAY AMEN

When my name came out for NYSC, the Reverend in my family church asked the graduates whose names were shortlisted for service to come out for prayers during service. We were just two of us in the church – a boy and I. We came to the altar and knelt ...

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Woman Destroys 419 Scammer In The Most Hilarious Exchange On Facebook

Originally published on whatsthefuzzabout.wordpress.com With the advent of dating apps like Tinder or Bumble, it’s no surprise that more and more people are beginning to meet someone special online. With that new mode of communication, however, comes a form of deception that some people still succumb to from time to ...

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Deconstructing The Storm Against Tiwa Savage

As a black man, I’ve always found it interesting going to websites like Stormfront, Breitbart and a few other White Supremacist sites. They – especially Stormfront – are so frank about their racism. It’s not accidental. It’s not something they’re apologetic for. The white race is superior to all other ...

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FOR TOPE

We all called her Aunty Tope. In 2013, I rented a shop beside hers in one of the ‘modern’ markets in Lagos State. At that time, I was moving back and forth between Lagos and Abuja and needed storage for some of my things. The shop also served as a ...

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HOW GOD CREATED MILLENNIAL EARTH

Written by Sara K. Runnels and originally published on mcsweeneys.net GENESIS 1 1 In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. #CreationGoals #EarthIsBae 2 Now the earth was formless and basic, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was lowkey hovering over ...

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NNAMDI KANU IS NOT THE PROBLEM

Nnamdi Kanu is not the problem here and it amuses me that we keep railing on and on at him and his group. Kanu is a manifestation of a problem. He is filling in a lacuna, one created by years of our collective denial and dishonesty. He is what those ...

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Jude Idada on Angelina Jolie And The Movie ‘First They Killed My Father’

Yesterday at the Toronto International Film Festival, I saw a movie written and directed by Angelina Jolie – First They Killed My Father. It is an incredibly powerful and beautiful film. A film so sensitive and intimate, yet heart wrenching and provoking that it could only have been so brilliantly ...

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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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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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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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