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On Grieving, Mama’s Death and Traditions

Content Introduction What does death mean? On Mama’s death African Culture and Death Lessons About Grieving Conclusion INTRODUCTION “Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player That struts and frets his hour upon the stage And then is heard no more: it is a tale Told by an idiot, full of…

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…And The Next Level Brouhaha

  Let’s admit it, election in Nigeria is war. I have known this since. I witnessed it in 1993. After the Moshood Abiola of Social Democractic Party (SDP) defeated Bashir Tofa’s National Republican Convention (NRC), the elections were annulled by Ibrahim Babanginda. People took to the streets fighting, protesting and fighting over the annulment. It…

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SMARTPHONES SMARTLY SEEPING LIVES

Content Introduction. Why Check Your Screen Time? Enter Digital Minimalism The Hard Truth What Are Our Children Learning Conclusion   Introduction How much time do you spend on your smartphone weekly? It’s important you do this. As there is an increase in smartphones smartly seeping lives like a straw dipped into a cold drink. In…

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Of 2019 Nigerian Elections

Content Introduction What Do Nigerians Desire? Who Are The Contenders? What Nigerians Will Get? Conclusions/ Future Suggestion. ** Introduction The 2019 Nigerian election is here. Politicians, as they are wont to do, are campaigning and the Nigerian electorate, as always, react to their feverish tales with a heightened sense of expectation. Most Nigerians know elections…

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We Have fuel and We Have Scarcity.

Last Wednesday, I called my sister based in Lagos, Nigeria. The conversation was short and unusual. On any given day, our gist rides into thirty to forty minutes. Not today. She reminded me ominously that “fuel scarcity dey; I need enter petrol station”. Those were the words that ended the call. A reminder, a sad one;…

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If you love her, kill her and vice versa

The issue of love is complicated. It’s not a one-fit-all type situation. One person’s way of expressing love might be different from another person. The destinies of many individuals have been reshaped–good or bad– because they fell in love. That said, love shouldn’t spark devilish acts. If it doesn’t meet humanistic standards, walk away.  Society taught males…