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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Clarifies

On her Facebook page this morning, Chimamanda attempted a clarification of her remarks that set off a controversy on transgender issues over the weekend. Read and share your thought: Because I have been the subject of much hostility for standing up for LGBTQ rights in Nigeria, I found myself being ...

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Fashion Police: The 2017 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards

Hello boys and girls, the AMVCAs was held just last weekend and your boy has been busy reviewing photos from the event, trying to see what I missed from watching the show.  So I have compiled the SLAY, NO WAY and the JUST PASS. Feel free to disagree with me ...

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Fashion Police: The 89th Annual Academy Awards

Hello everyone, hope you have missed me. I am really sorry for bringing this a little late to you, but you know what they say: better late than never. So let’s do this, shall we, as we look at The Good, The Oh Well and The Oh No She Didn’t. ...

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A Hollywood Feud Is Brought To Television

Feuds are never about hate. Feuds are about pain. They’re about pain. – Catherine Zeta Jones as Olivia de Havilland in #Feud When I got old enough to pick an interest in the Hollywood beyond the cameras and past the red carpets and gold-starred walks of fame, the names Joan ...

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About Big Brother Naija And Permission Over A Woman’s Body

I don’t comment on Big Brother except when religious people decide to intervene. BBN has done the right thing by disqualifying a sex offender. A drunk woman can’t give informed consent. A naked woman is not informed consent or green light. Half dressed woman doesn’t mean informed consent. You cannot ...

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ABOUT FOOLS AND THE AKWA IBOM DEMON

This post is inspired by the recent story of “Akwa-Ibom Demon.” ° The loudspeakers atop the dirty bus blared again. It had been blaring all evening, registering its sounds above those of the kekes milling about it, dropping and picking up passengers at the tricycle park near the market and ...

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FAUX FEMINISM

There is an on-line community of women who identify themselves as Feminists but do not follow the ideologies of Feminism, let alone understand what Feminism is even about. Basically, they are faux feminists; they tend to preach their own version of Feminism which has a negative impact on what the ...

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An Open Letter To Beyoncé

Culled from popsugar.com Dear Beyoncé, Hey queen. I’ve actually been wanting to write this for a while now, but I just couldn’t find the right words. No matter how hard I tried to gather my feelings and string sentences together, nothing seemed to properly convey what I wanted to say, ...

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Climbing Yemisi Aribisala’s Snail Tree

I was very curious about Yemisi Aribisala’s book, Long Throat Memoirs, when I first saw it online; those who know me personally already know I am very passionate about food and literature, and this book, which seemed to marry two of my favorite things, had me intrigued. I did a ...

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IF I HEAR PIM!

We all, at one point in our lives, must have experienced this (directly or otherwise) while growing up: you notice an older relative doing something your prepubescent mind informs you—based on what moral codes you were brought up with—is wrong. You cannot understand why he’s engaged in something so wrong, ...

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