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PRETEND LOVE

PRETEND LOVE

Friday used to be my favorite day of the week until it happened. It was another Friday, the last Friday of the last month of the year I recall sadly. I waited eagerly for my older sister Balkisu to be done with her make-up – a tad too much...

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World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day

The motor park used to be one of my favorite places. There are different people, sounds, colours; sometimes I get ideas there. I listen on to the conversations that drift over, most especially the hassles between the passengers and the drivers...

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SUICIDE

SUICIDE

It’s the greatest betrayal to one’s self. You think that betrayal in friendship is bad, try betraying yourself. Sadly, you won’t have a tale to tell, only other people will have something to say about your pointless actions...

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CHILD LABOUR IN NIGERIA

CHILD LABOUR IN NIGERIA

Good afternoon Nigerians. I’m just here to remind you that the young boys with soapy waters and foams in their hands that tried to clean your car in traffic this morning are children. Ada, your neighbour’s daughter who hawks pepper from dawn till...

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Arise Oh Compatriot

Arise Oh Compatriot

I do see some propaganda posts of “before and after” especially after a road has been fixed. The truth is that the reverse is the case. Government is supposed to be of the people by the people and for the people, what we see now is...

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