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Lousy Joints

My granddad dislikes rainfall. Not just it, he dislikes everything that comes with it; the chilly breeze, the mist, everything. He hates the fact that he has to be reminded once more of the leaking roof that never quits dripping … Continue reading

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How My First Marriage Failed

One of the hardest things to ever do in life is to close a chapter in a book that you thought you’d be writing forever. It’s so difficult to do but then we assure ourselves that the excitement that comes … Continue reading

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Angels Of Destruction – OLUMEGBON M. ADENIKE

The angels of destruction Are those who hold powerful positions But never forget to use it against the people, Who after looting the country’s wealth abroad Go on vacation with girls old enough to be their daughters. 

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The Dirge – KAYODE OLUWATOSIN

This is a dirge for the death of those days I felt complete with you An attempt to bring back together the broken pieces you left me with The embalmment of the beautiful moments I won’t let go of And … Continue reading

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Iba: The Scourge – SOLOMON UHIARA

I had returned to my residence that notable evening – one which had in its grasps the retrospect of the unbecoming adventures I had earlier set out to excavate behind the borders of my village in the early morning. My … Continue reading

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City Lights – CALEB NMERIBE #CARLFLAME

Every sunrise, the boy would wake up from a semi restless night; a night of tossing and turning on the shabby bug crowded mattress, one full of dreams; deep distant ones of foreign faces, blinking brightness and respite. On most, … Continue reading

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Our Society’s Puzzle – SOLOMON UHIARA

We are unaware of the slow and unsteady crippled journey to an outstanding development level which has virtually encompassed our nation. I vividly know most of the prominent ministers and governors and councilors in our areas know this fact too … Continue reading

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When The gods Leave

Mrs. Ndidi laid out her maps on the table, then she placed the globes on them, carefully making sure that all three of them sat exactly alike. Arranging her shop every morning was like a ritual she performed, like pouring … Continue reading

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Our Babies Daddy (Two Sisters And A Man)- QUEEN IZUWA

The pianist played a melody to usher the bride and groom into the cathedral. I was all smiles, my relationship with Funmi my younger sister had been non-existent since we lost our parents in a car crash over eight years … Continue reading

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The Power Of Planning

Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now – Alan Lakein As a young adult growing into a world of responsibilities, the realization that there is a lot of pressure on me … Continue reading

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