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Walt Shakes(@Walt_Shakes) is an award-winning Nigerian writer, poet and veteran blogger. He is a lover of the written word. the faint whiff of nature, the flashing vista of movies, the warmth of companionship and the happy sound of laughter.

THE HUSTLE OF A RAINBOW (Episode 3)

So y’all know that I was pretty excited to have Kaddy cum over. Sorry, I meant ‘come over’. *insert innocent angel face* Well, here’s the gist of how Friday went down. My parents, at the beginning of September, had shipped my younger brother off to the boarding house. It was ...

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THE NIGERIAN POLICE IS A MERRY BAND OF THIEVES

I am angry. I am so angry, I’m actually shaking with the emotion. All day today, since 7am, I have been at the hospital. I’ve had to endure the bureaucratic pace of public healthcare, gotten jammed in a queue of patients, gotten shunted from one department to the other, finally ...

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Previously on Facebook: On Chimamanda Adichie’s Comments On Racism

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has no time for white men who want to redefine what racism is. The feminist author appeared on BBC Newsnight on Friday with R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr., founder and editor-in-chief of the conservative magazine The American Spectator. Discussing Donald Trump’s campaign, Tyrell argued with host Emily Maitlis’ ...

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Jennifer Lopez’s True Love Could Be Yours

“Celebrities are human, just like the rest of us.” This is something we hear often, from the media, from celebrities themselves, often when we are reading about some turbulence they’re going through. Sometimes we believe them. Sometimes we don’t; because it is often hard to imagine these people with glittering ...

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JK Rowling hints Dumbledore’s life as a gay wizard will be explored in Fantastic Beasts films

JK Rowling has hinted that Albus Dumbledore’s sexuality will be explored in the Fantastic Beasts franchise. According to the author, the next five films will give fans a lot of backstory into the Potterverse. At a press conference in New York on Thursday (10 November), Rowling and producer David Heyman ...

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A Moment

One moment, we are a race who sees beauty in everything The next, we have devolved into a race that sees beauty only in the vanity of appearance. * One moment, we speak philosophically The next, we mock our own wise words. * One moment, we weep over the empty ...

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Gabrielle Union Explains Why Saying “No” To People Is Her Best Anti-Aging Secret

We’ve heard her say many a time that a gallon of water a day helps her to keep the crows feet and age lines away. But while speaking to Access Hollywood about her new film Almost Christmas, Union said that knowing when to say no to people is what really ...

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Dear Manny (Wedding Felicitations To A Great Man)

Dear Manny, Today, I shall not address you as Dr Essien. I am not your patient today, you are not my doctor. We are not going to talk about my depression, and mental and emotional states today. Today, I want to take time out to talk about the many ways ...

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BOLA’S STORY

Let’s call her Bola. Bola was fifteen years old when she discovered it or rather when it dawned on her. Bola was a PK, you know, a pastor’s kid. She grew up in the faith, walked in the word; I assure you that she was not of the world. As ...

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Hollywood Reacts to Donald Trump’s Presidential Victory

The majority of Hollywood was with Her, but that wasn’t enough to put Hillary Clinton in the White House. And to say the entertainment community is disappointed that Donald Trump has been elected 45th president of the United States would be an understatement. Sure, a few celebs such as Stephen ...

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