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Peruzzi disappoint us; nyomke confusion-Dami Ajayi

I am hard-pressed to declare Peruzzi an original artist. Here is why: he has had his 2Baba moment; cue in his uber-competent guest verse on Amaka. He has had his Davido or Wande Coal moment; cue in the viral pictures…

R. Kelly – our mumu don do! (The Ringer)

In 2015, Alice and Angelo Clary took their daughter Azriel to an R. Kelly concert in Orlando, to celebrate Angelo’s birthday. Azriel was 17, with, her mother says, a bubbly personality and dreams of being a famous singer; during the…

Hosting the Oscars is a great job—so why doesn’t anyone want it? (the Ringer)

It’s been 30 years since the Academy Awards did not have a host. Do you remember it? That was the year Rain Man won Best Picture in a walk, leading all nominations with eight and wins with four. There were innovations and…

How we said goodbye to our side chick-(Medium)

In the beginning, she was merely a symbol, a wrecking ball that invaded our family and smashed it apart. I didn’t ask her name for a long time. If I knew her name that would make her a real person…

Life is short, so make lasting memories -Tara Martins Aisida

The little things that trigger off emotions in ways only we can understand, because in their ordinariness they show us just how much our lives and daily routines have been disrupted.

Oya, let me tell you why our brother raped our sister

Our brother’s name is Lati; short for Abdullahteef. He was born seven years after me. He is the only son of my parents and the last born. We are five in number. At the beginning; when we were much younger,…

Nduka Obaigbena and the miracle called ThisDay -Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

I have seen many miracles happen before my very eyes. Back in 1986, the guru who brought me into journalism, Sonala Olumhense, resigned from his job as the Editorial Page Editor of The Guardian to take up the almost unfathomable…

Our pastor kidnapped and raped me, a married woman!

So I just told him, ‘Pastor J, I am getting married to Sam. We have been courting for almost three years now and I love him.’ But Pastor J said I should just think about his proposal.

Don’t ever do any of this when you visit the bereaved -Tara Martins Aisida

It’s amazing what a ‘how are you doing? I thought of you today and said to call…’ or visit can do.

Yes, 3 children died inside well, but I swear, it is not what you think

To hear some people tell a story and make ordinary tales sound extraordinary is a gift. But in the case of the three dead children found in the well, I still insist, there was no foul play, it was not…

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