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You Are Here (A Tribute To Ohax)

Been moping at my notepad and my thoughts are not coming together. Do I blame them? They are flung far, scattered, apart to the many memories that you graced with your selfless self. I want to cry more, but I can’t. Even if I had more tears, I wouldn’t. Let ...

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NOT JUST ANOTHER HORROR STORY

The period was June, 2006 in Ibadan. My husband, Owen, was in his service year then and I was quite unemployed, so I was with him in Ibadan. We lived in a house with four rooms. He and I stayed in one. Three other guys each took one room. One ...

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THE BENEFIT OF DEATH

The topic is strange, isn’t it? I would not be surprised if you found it scary or unusual. What possible benefit could result from dying? The idea would make many wonder about my sanity. Is he okay? Is he depressed? Is this an omen? Oh God, is he about to ...

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THE RETURN (Episode 12)

Previously on THE RETURN… * Staying through the funeral to the end was a grueling task for James. The service was at best a bore and at worst unbearable. He tried not to let his ennui show on his face as the pastor, a balding, burly man with a leathery face ...

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Music icon Prince Dead at 57

The 57-year-old singer was found unresponsive Thursday morning in an elevator at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota, Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson said. Paramedics tried to perform CPR but were unable to revive him, the sheriff said. He was pronounced dead at 10:07 a.m., less than 30 minutes after ...

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WHEN THE DARKNESS COMES

It is one of those nights when Father comes in late. Those nights when he staggers his way home from Mama Ese’s ogogoro shack three compounds away, the stench of the liquor trailing behind him, its compulsion on him seeming like a game of otori as he lurches from his ...

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Bestselling Author Jackie Collins Dies at 77

It’s a dark day in Hollywood… and in bookstores everywhere. Bestselling author Jackie Collins died of breast cancer on Saturday, Sept. 19. She was 77. “It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the death of our beautiful, dynamic, and one of a kind mother, Jackie Collins, who died of ...

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FBI Is Thinking… (Episode 6)

“My name is Baba Isa… I want to go to hellfire!” When I said this many years ago, I meant every word of it. I said that as an expression of love. Many people will dismiss this as the foolishness of an eleven-year old. Don’t be too fast, hear my ...

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Bobbi Kristina Brown dies at 22

Two days before she was found face-down in the bathtub at her home outside Atlanta in January, it seemed like Bobbi Kristina Brown’s career might have been picking up. “Let’s start this career up&&moving OUT to TO YOU ALLLL quick shall we !?!???!” she said in an enthusiastic tweet. It’s ...

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KILL–LOVE

If the idea of stoning another human being to death for reasons whatsoever doesn’t make you flinch, then you, my dear, are not normal. You should be stoned. By your own Perhaps your mother With the same LOVE PAIN And MIGHT With which she brought you into this [wicked] world. ...

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