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KAYODE GOES TO TOWN ON LOVE, LUST & SEX

For a boy, the end of that first (meaningful) relationship can be life-changing, especially when it hasn’t ended on your terms. I was mired in an existential funk only time – and a lot of philosophizing – extricated me from. 1,058 more words

Prose

IN DEFENCE OF THE MIDDLE GROUND

OPENING STATEMENTS

First we’ll attempt a stab at some semblance of explanations. Contrary to popular opinion, to sit on the fence, or as has become the parlance, to be a fencist, is not anything worthy of commendation. 1,282 more words

Nigeria

War against War

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WAR AGAINST WAR

Bloated headless bodies floating on the stream. The tributaries clogged with decomposing corpses. The cities are a shadow of its former self. 409 more words

Opinion

UNILAG IS THE MECCA OF EXTORTION

There were two other people seated in the room besides the man, ladies both. Fatimah was one. She and I had been running around – hobbling, in my case as I had just coughed out an arm and a leg in fees to UNILAG – fulfilling UNILAG’s labyrinthine registration requirements – now, to the department, across to the bursary, and down, way down, to the Postgraduate school, and back again, where it all started. 923 more words

Nigeria

Siting on the wall

SITTING ON THE WALL

You and I want to change Nigeria! Read the following conversation between two young graduates. Who are working in a factory as a casual staff. 680 more words

Opinion

Children in an Adult's World

Western Cultural Imperialism At Its Most Dangerous

The debate about liberty, free-speech and the stance of Islam rolls on.  The West’s position is, shall we say, conflicted.  1,081 more words

Islam

HEARTBREAK TOO IS BLASPHEMY

A GERMANE ANECDOTE

Anyone who arrives early for 8am classes at Ajose Lecture Theatre in OAU will recognize this scene: Guy wearing a taqiyah, scruffy beards and sofe pants down on the raised platform denying the Trinity by affirming its mad logic, asserting the absurdity of an Immaculate Birth and the inferior anobi-ness of Yisa Christ, all in a bid to prove the superiority of Islam. 1,905 more words

Nigeria