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7 Benefits of Fasting + the Best Types of Fasting

What makes fasting seem so novel is that, with all the diet advice out there, the easiest might be to simply not eat. Of course, fasting isn’t the same as starving yourself, which is what many people think when they…

Watch new action Film: Senate versus IGP – Viola Okolie

“Viola, be a woman of your words”, my mother scolded me. “If you know you do not plan to take any disciplinary action against this girl, stop announcing it and threatening her if not, she will learn not to take…

The Day a Black Cat Entered the Boxing Ring- Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Lagos is magic. The impossible magic I am about to narrate here happened BEHIND my very eyes many years ago when I was still a young reporter. I’ve been too shocked to write about it after these many years. Remember…

Madam husband killer, what were you thinking? – Peju Akande

It’s killing season or so it seems following after several cases of women butchering their husbands or battering them as we have been forced to witness in the last few months. It’s strange because the women involved are mostly educated,…

Help, I am in an abusive relationship! – Abiodun Kuforiji Nkwocha

I have a vague recollection of the first time I visited Lagos. Once a year, my parents did a road trip to Abeokuta; where we are from. So, whoever was available would follow them. I went with them because I…

One night at a strip joint -Dami Ajayi

One sleepless night, I got a call from my friend Chris, a night owl. A software programmer and an acquaintance from my University days, Chris used to be a church boy. All that changed when he came to Lagos. All…

This Codeine problem is not a new problem – Viola Okolie

It would take a whole lot of guts to pick up a knife and stab your fellow human, right? Some people do it out of anger and provocation, it doesn’t lessen the crime though, they still get to do the…

Na God go punish that Fela – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

When Fela Anikulapo-Kuti died on August 2, 1997, one holier-than-thou friend became outraged that I was mentioned in The Guardian’s front page report of the passing as one of the notable apostles of the Afrobeat legend. I shut the poor…

My sister, there is poverty and then there is bad parenting- Peju Akande

I saw the story in the Punch newspapers, headlined- Lagos pastor arrested for allegedly raping nine year old. As a mother of many daughters, it irks me every time I see headlines like this. Upon reading, I discovered the rape had…

Abeg shift, it’s still a man’s world-Abiodun Kuforiji Nkwocha

The women decorate it, spice it up and give it to the men on a platter of their dignity. A man can do whatever he wants and get away with it. The woman that does it with him will be…

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