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HUMOUR COLUMN: Things I’ve Learned From Buhari’s Rule So Far

The past week has been revealing. Here are a few things the first few days of Buhari’s rule has taught me. Change is still scarce in Nigeria, in every way. Now we know why the former president, Olusegun Obasanjo named his book ‘My Watch’. That man is psychic on so ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: Letter To The White Man That Explains The Fuel Scarcity

Dear White Friend, I will first of all thank you for being a true friend to me, despite the highly probable odds that I am trying to defraud you, like most of my kinsmen. I salute your bravery. For the past five days, I know you have been trying desperately ...

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What Groom Had To Say Ro ‘Meninist’ Tweet Mocking His Beautiful Wedding Moment

When a misogynistic Twitter account mocked a beautiful moment from his wedding ceremony, 23-year-old Adam Harris was not having it – and the Internet was there to back him up. On May 22, the account tweeted an image of Harris during his wedding ceremony to its 850,000 followers, offering this ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: Much Ado About President Jonathan

On the 30th of May 2015, President Jonathan will go home. This particular event will make headlines in our major newspapers, unless of course Shekau is killed again, or the Chibok girls are found again. Now, I go home every day, except on those days when I spend the entire ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: Ten Interesting Facts About Lagos

Here are ten things you should know about modern-day Lagos. In the past three days, the traffic jams in Lagos have been legendary. Many proper Lagosians will look at that first sentence like an anthropologist would regard a strange insect, like, ‘What does this person mean by – in the ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: The One About The Yorubas

Of all the ethnic tribes in Nigeria, of which I know only four: Igbo, Yoruba, Hausa and Delta Igbo (my Social Studies teacher back then assured me there are many more tribes in Nigeria; I still think he lied), my favorite tribe is the Yoruba. You have to love the ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: The One About The Rich

A few weeks ago, an argument broke out on my twitter timeline. Now, for those of you who do not know, I follower twitter arguments with the same level of seriousness that Olympic contestants follow their training regimen. This particular argument was between two people who had attended the same ...

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THE DADDY DIARIES (Entry 1)

FOREWORD: I finally got a great friend of mine and constant visitor of MMS, to contribute to the blog. Not just contribute this one time; he’s starting a column. It’s NOT going to be weekly o, oh no. He made sure to make me tell you guys that. Why? Because ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: An Exclusive Interview With President Jonathan

So I recently had an interview with President Goodluck Jonathan, and here are the five reasons he gave as to why he’s handing over on the May 28 But before I go into the interview, I have something important to tell you. I do not attend burials as a matter ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: The Apology

When I wrote my first piece for the Humor Column, I loved the response I got. So I kept on writing. Week after week, I would sit in front of my computer and try to wring some humour out of the drudgery of daily existence. Sometimes I succeeded; other times, ...

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