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You pipo can lie!

I must be missing something. Schoolboy comes home with brown teeth from too much chocolates. His mother looks him over and wrinkles her nose in disgust. Then she goes in and returns with a tube of toothpaste (usually with a three-syllable name)and a knowing smile, as if to say ‘Everything is great with the world, […]

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Olawale’s ‘My Darling’ and a thousand cuddle thoughts

Let me just say: Everyone, I mean every single person I know who is like me and watches reality TV and follows shows like Project Fame West Africa and watched Season Six and knows Olawale, the winner of that season… yes, everyone in this category was disappointed. Highly. Dude left the show with the highest […]

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Lately, I have been afraid to write. This is probably the craziest thing because writing is how I get past my fear of other things, but when even the escape itself gives you fear, you know something is wrong. In my analogy to a friend, I told them my mind was under lock and key. […]

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You definitely can.

From ninety-five to sixty-two

Gbotemi Aloro is a dear friend. This is a post by her about her weight-loss journey. You’d be touched; I was. *** I have struggled with my weight and stature all my life. I remember how Tope Olowookere and Kamar Alesinloye (my classmates in primary school) gave me a nickname: Mrs. Bakare; a fat, ugly […]

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Of Wande, genius and a slippery thing.

In the midst of the noise, good or bad, that rocks our clubs and bars and car stereos, there is that occasional voice that emerges like a phoenix, the one that doesn’t just move your legs but stirs your heart, irrespective of what it is on about. There is that occasional voice that you listen […]

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I’m going to Paris.

I have a dream. (Don’t be fooled please, it’s not that deep. I understand everyone is being introspective now that Mark Zuckerberg is in Lagos, wondering what their life’s purpose is and how some don’t even have ten million naira to their names when the smallish genius is worth billions of dollars. Ndo. He is […]

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