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RETRIBUTION

Welcome, gentlemen…oh, and I see we have a few ladies here as well too. Well then, welcome one and all. I’m all for equal opportunity in all things, you know, and in your case it’s crime and for me, punishment! We have translators here to ensure that every single word ...

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That Hilarious Piece About Naija Wedding ‘Aunties’

You wake up in the morning, take your bath and put your ‘pancake’ on your face. You wear the ‘uniform’ of the day – your aso-ebi that cost you about 35,000. The lace top encases your ample frame and you tie the glittering wrapper around the belly that bears the ...

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AND HERE WE ARE!…AGAIN

I don’t know about you but 2014 was a year of struggle for me. This year tried me on all fronts: spiritual, financial, relational, and in a myriad of other ways. The headlines screamed gloom and doom: kidnapped girls, explosions, missing planes to name a few. We buried far too ...

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Amara’s ‘Black Sparkle’ Out Now On Ankara Press

I got to know about Amara Okolo when I was mentioned on Twitter to read Frozen, the most incredibly written futuristic, sci-fi Nigerian short story I have ever read. (Now that I think about it, I should get the permission of the blog owner to publish that story here) Imagine ...

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Sifa Asani’s ‘A Taste Of Love’ Coming Out Soon

Regulars of MyMindSnaps can’t fail to recognize the name of the woman who has penned some of the most incredible works ever published on this blog. In addition to her online stories updated both here and on her blog, sifushka.blogspot.com, Sifa Asani Gowon has debuted a novel, Playing By Her ...

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Farafina Set To Publish Me At Last!

Actually, it’s not just me o. It’s the entire Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop class of 2013. You know us, right? We’re the ones you can see here . . .And here . . . And here. It turns out that after three weeks of learning under the savvy tutelage ...

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My Bible Story: A FATHER’S HEART

I wheeze and inhale painfully, each torturous breath shooting sharp shards of pain into my old lungs. The room is hot and somewhat stuffy, the light from the oil lamps casting shadows over those standing over me, watching my misery. The onlookers are my wife, Mariam, and our children, all ...

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My Bible Story: THE GIRL WHO DIED

I was ecstatic! After all, it was not everyday that a girl became a woman. I had become a woman a week ago and was the centre of attention of the womenfolk in my family. Perhaps that was also attributed to the fact that I was my parents’ only child. ...

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The Things They Say…about Nigeria II

When are we going to stop ‘managing’ in this place? When are we going to stop mixing ‘forgiveness’ with impunity (because they are not the same thing)? How long will it take for us as individuals and a society as a whole to come to grips with our dismal acceptance ...

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LETTER TO MY HEAVENLY CHILD

Being a woman at this time, in this century has its definite advantages and pitfalls. Being a Christian woman can be especially challenging because there are so many things out there that are so pleasurable and tempting and yet so dangerous to the sensitive spirit of a woman. I often ...

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