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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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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 (1)


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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Dealing With Extreme Emotions

By – Linda Ibeh So this is life yes? Emotions are a huge part of our everyday life and activities. From the point you wake up till we go to sleep and even in dreams, emotions haunt us. So why not address it, why not talk about it seeing as …

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Reproductive Health; Cervical Cancer

By – Andrew Mejire Etoh Cervical cancer is one of the most dreaded cases of cancer in Nigeria and now a focal point for public health experts especially in the area of reproductive health in women. Cervical cancer occurs mostly in women over 30. It occurs when abnormal cells on …

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Analog Hour

By – Jameelah Yusuf A lot of us must have seen this meme about a person going to unplug his phone In a viewing centre packed with people watching the finals of a football season and then he disrupts the connection. The meme ends with “you know how your mum …

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Starting Small

By – Pleasure Chizoba Kate was a beautiful little athlete. Since the day she was born, she had wanted to be a high jumping athlete just like her mother and everyday she would pester her mother to be allowed to jump. Eventually, Kate’s mum decided that she was big enough …

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Why W Do The Things We Do

By – Crystal Chinonye Growing up, I was programmed to believe that the best I could be was the best in my class nothing more, for a long time I operated on this knowledge. Becoming the best in the society, contributing to the good of the society and the world …

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