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The only grievous sin of Fisayo Soyombo by Alfred Olufemi

“Ẹ̀ jẹ́ k’agbadura…” the old man who appeared to be in his mid-fifties beckoned on to us as we began a journey meant to last for two hours. The lingo was to crave our indulgence as he committed the trip in to God’s hands. In his wordings, he prayed against unseen forces and spiritual elements. He did not forget to pray against the seen forces too – the kidnappers, bandits and men…
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Life Trajectories

Life Trajectories: Her Father's Daughter 2

Mercy Oluwafemi Adeniyi It was evening already. The Hospital was buzzing with well Wishers. The new Mother was still perplexed – she still would not carry her baby. She lay in her student sized hospital bed, gazing into nothingness. Visitor’s were…
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President Muhammadu Buhari’s Fake Social Media Wedding By Reuben Abati

If anyone is looking for a valid illustration and the most scandalous evidence of fake news, fake speech, and hate speech, such a researcher needs not look farther than the comedy of errors and the misanthropic drama that overtook Aso Villa, the seat of Nigeria’s Presidency, during the weekend that just passed. We all woke up, Thursday morning to be told that our President, 76-year old…
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Life Trajectories: Woli Agba, the swindler

Mercy Oluwafemi Adeniyi I’m working on a project that requires the use of frames. I reached out to a couple of people and even got a Facebook contact who from the East, linked me up with a few persons in Lagos. Everything was looking bright but because of the…
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Life Trajectories: See 'GOBE'

Mercy Oluwafemi Adeniyi It’s 3:30am and I wish I could just continue to sleep but I MUST work. On days like this, I speed up my morning routine. Unfortunately, I began to feel hungry. I’m rarely hungry in the mornings, so the pain I was feeling was an indication of something more- I knew I needed to eat but I can’t spare a few minutes to cook anything. I do not have the…
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Life Trajectories: 'Never mind' girl

Mercy Oluwakemi Adeniyi I was reprimanded at work for a mistake that wasn’t totally mine and my day was almost ruined. Baby me, I had cried my eyes out in the toilet after been severely scolded. I’m the usual quiet office girl and the days incident only…
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The Result Saga(1): Getting degrees in court, schools sidelined

Isaac O’zik Omole Last Week, I met a friend of mine, he is a Mechanic, a skilled one at that. He is 29years of age, but has a couple of “certificates”. We were talking, while I was in his shop, and he informed me of his plans to swear an affidavit stating that he had a Bs.C and Ms.C in Mechanical Engineering from one of these Nigerian Universities. I laughed. I laughed till my…
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