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HUMOUR COLUMN: Everything In Nigeria Will Kill You

I will start off by stating a fundamental truth: Life is hard. You should thank me for revealing this truth. Most people discover this truth between the ages of 1-26, around 3pm. This of course depends on where you were born. Children in Ajegunle discover this truth the night they ...

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THE DADDY DIARIES (Entry 5)

When I started out writing this series, I warned that it wouldn’t be a weekly thing. Like Nostradamus – or was it Nicodemus – I saw into the future and knew this wouldn’t work as a weekly entry. Want to know why? I knew I was going to be working ...

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The Hilarious Tweets of #NigeriansAtHogwarts

Nigerians on Twitter have come up with the funniest tweets possible by imagining what it would be like if Nigerians were to attend the Hogwarts School of  Witchcraft & Wizardry. And so, the hashtag #NigeriansAtHogwarts was birthed and trended all of yesterday. I swear, these tweets are so goddarn hilarious. ...

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THE JOURNAL: The Day I Went To Church

Dear Diary The day I finally saw inside the four walls of a church after so long was because of a good friend of mine. “Walter, we’re going for thanksgiving this coming Sunday,” I was informed. No, it wasn’t this good friend of mine who said those words to me. ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: Count Your Blessings, Zero After Zero

Have you ever received a bank alert which made your phone become slightly heavier? Usually it is something totally unexpected, and you are staring at your phone, shocked. A friend told me of a colleague, who got a job in an oil company. This not someone born with a silver ...

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THE DADDY DIARIES (Entry 4)

First off, I’ll like to apologise to my son, my wife and every other person concerned. Last week I ended my diary by saying my son looked like a potato when I first saw him. I’ve been told by my wife, mother, mother-in-law and Childcare Services, that it’s not a ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: My Job As A Governor

The Nigerian political scene is always a worthy topic, partly because, discussing Boko Haram would hurt too much. So after watching the political scene for about a month, I have learned vital lessons I will put to good use if I ever decide to run for public office. Suppose I ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: The Hustle Is Real, Says The Lord

There has been a rainbow-display picture trend going on in the internet in support of the legalizing of same-sex marriage in the United States. There has also being a great uproar amongst Nigerians regarding the issue, because we don’t have any other problems worth our attention. Personally, I am deeply ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: Some Things I’ve Noticed

Occasionally, I read up on the latest news and do some research, before writing my column for the week. However, if you were to monitor me closely for about a week, you’d observe this interesting fact: I love plantains, fried ones, those ones that a Yoruba man, sometime in 1200, ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: The Nigerian Hit Song That Outsells Tuface And Wizkid

Nigerians are a lenient lot, way too tolerant. Centuries of learning to make do, despite years of abuse and neglect, has made us very accommodating and tolerant of underperformance and mediocrity. A Nigerian could hire you to come set up the outdoor canopies for one of the many numerous occasions ...

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