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Nostalgia

By – Suleiman Murkthar It was a beautiful Sunday morning…. Well, I think I would have given the day a different name because, I mean, it isn’t much of a Sun-day without the sun, right? Sometimes, I still wonder why we call it “Sunday” when  obviously the weather is a …

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Friends Are A Necessity

By – Jamylah Yusuf Bob Marley once said “the truth is everyone will hurt you , you just have to find the ones worth suffering for”. Friends are an essential part of our lives.  A lot of people go around saying ” i dont make friends,  there are too many …

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I Have A Hero; I Call Him Dad

By – Jennifer Ifeoma Ugboh Who sat and watched my infant head When sleeping on my cradle bed and tears of sweet affection shed My mother Nope, I’m sorry.  This is not another Mother’s day post. Too many articles, speeches, social media posts and poems are being dedicated on a …

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Misunderstanding

Common Misunderstanding

By – Kayode Ipadeola Most times, a woman often mistakenly assumes that if a man is the right man for her, he will know what she wants and will automatically consider her needs and do the things she loves to show that he cares. When he doesn’t fulfill this unrealistic …

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Friendship

By – Pleausre Chizoba Hello peeps, I trust that we are having a great week. I’ve been thinking lately about friendship and those who are friends. Life’s realities confirm that no man is an island. Sometimes, it can become so unbearable that we wish we could live in isolation, protected …

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Keep At It

By – Uchechi Iroakazi ” How could you fail Kunle?” Mr Jide, Kunle’s father asked. He didn’t hide the disappointment on his face. ” I demand a response young man! ” ” I’m sorry daddy. Maths is difficult. I try to understand it, but then it confuses me even more. …

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Be Your Own Boss

By – Joyce Paulsen This has become a popular cliché in this generation especially with the hype of starting your own thing. If you pay a visit to the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), you would see a throng of young people registering their new businesses. While I am encouraged to …

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Letters

Letter To My Father

By – Andrew Mejire Etoh Dear Father, A single cry heralded  your crowning, every voice in your head, screamed “bolt” for fear of the future unknown, but yet you drank in the joy of your responsibilities. A pillar in crisis, a tower for solace, guidance, wisdom, encouragement and strength. “A …

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Parasitic Friendships

By – Linda Ibeh A parasite is “an organism which lives in or on another organism (its host) and benefits by deriving nutrients at the other’s expense”, hence anything parasitic is bad to one and good to another person. Some people are parasites in your life disguised as friends. This …

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The Best To Love Your Partner

By – Crystal Chinonye To her, the love was not enough. She makes food for him, does the groceries. Even the laundry, yet she still feels her love is never enough. She keeps complaining that she does not know what to do to prove to Gerald that she loves him. …

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What Is Your Greatest Fear

By – Jennifer Ifeoma Ugboh Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous? Actually, who …

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Dealing With Vampires

By – Kayode Ipadeola Do they truly exist? Are they real? Do they really bite and suck blood? Yes, yes, and yes. Vampires are real. And guess what- we all have been bitten. Which means we all carry the traits of vampires everywhere we go. We have different traits of …

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Good Temple Maintenance (GTM 101)

By – Joyce Paulsen Recently, I had a very close person experience very serious renal issues that launched us into medical expenses worth over one million naira. It was indeed a very trying time for us. Honestly dear, sickness is not a good thing at all. There are certain things …

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Believe

By – Suleiman Murkthar That awkward moment when you seem to believe that everything that you stand for seems to be falling apart, all hopes shattered, all space seem void. You begin to wonder if life is worth living anymore, how long do you have to keep waiting or how …

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Our Wasted Time

By – Peters Lois An advice to fellow 9-5ers! Usually, I’ll start with a story in trying to buttress my point. But this will be different… Reading an issue online, it was cited that one estimate in a year, Nigerian workers will “steal” close to $160 million from their employers …

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