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The god of Man

My friend is desperate. She is in search of a miracle. She is chasing God all around the world. Yesternight she was at the Kirk Franklin concert at House on the Rock Church. Before that, she had attended two services at two different churches earlier in the day. She says ...

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When You Need Jesus To Take The Wheel

A few days ago, I rode in a Taxify, not an Uber. The car stank of burnt incense. The driver, a severe-looking man, did not respond to my greeting. Instead, in a clipped tone, he said, “Can I start the ride?” “Yes.” He lurched forward. Then as though he remembered ...

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Nigeria Is Falling Apart

Nigeria is falling apart. No kidding. It starts with an unending series of killings in an area of Lagos state, then it becomes jungle justice, then we hear the Island is flooded, and it culminates in a longstanding issue of a missing president. Yet somehow we are more interested in ...

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SOMEBODY GO PAY

Sometimes I can’t believe some Nigerians. Especially the ones in uniform. I cannot believe the audacity, the privilege these Nigerians exert over other people’s hustle. So, minutes ago, I was at Oshodi waiting for the bus that would go my way. A few metres away from me was this woman ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: The Hypocrisy Of Nigerians

The picture below went viral today, at least on my side of the Nigerian social media. Wait, how is this viral thing measured sef? Who does the measuring? Is it when everybody has seen it, because I am sure not everybody has a smartphone. Or is it when a certain ...

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Yaky Ink-spired: THE GENDER EQUITY BILL, THE GOOD AND THE BAD

Taking on the challenge to write on a relatively recent issue in the Senate, the shooting down of the Gender Equality Bill, I tried to get a fresh perspective on it. Several writers have already thrown rotten tomatoes at patriarchy and others yet have slung mud at our insensitive law ...

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AND THEN, THEY CAME FOR US

Last week, the Nigerian social media was awash with reports that the senate had shot down a bill which was formulated to remove gender disparity between men and women, alleviate the plight of widows and essentially help women get ahead. The bill was sponsored by a female senator from Ekiti ...

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WHEN YOUR SIN IS GREATER

The news is making the round, a man has been murdered, his properties burnt. They said he committed a hideous crime, he was polluting the land. What was his crime you ask? He WAS gay. Now, how you react to those three words determine which side of the divide you ...

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“We Need To Get Nigerians Out Of America.” says Donald Trump

Republican Presidential Front-runner and American Billionaire, Donald Trump has threatened to evacuate Nigerians from America once he becomes President of the United State of America. Trump issued the threat on Sunday during a rally held at Wichita, Kansas, claiming that: “Nigerians and Mexicans have taken all the jobs meant for ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: 2016 Is Here, But First, about 2015…

For most Nigerians, 2015 has been the year we realized that it was possible for an entire nation to come to hate a single word: CHANGE. It is also the first year in a while that we have a president who doesn’t look like he is five months pregnant. In ...

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