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Autumn equinox A reflective ritual
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Autumn equinox A reflective ritual

A few weeks after Tipkamol turned twenty-five, she visited her grandaunt, Ratana who lived in a popular riverside village located...
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So Absurd, It Must Be True Are spirit spouses responsible for sexsomnia?
Culture Life Relationship Religion

So Absurd, It Must Be True Are spirit spouses responsible for sexsomnia?

My fiancé and I were driving home one evening as he had just picked me up from the hospital where...
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The Oldest Form Of Art
Culture Life

The Oldest Form Of Art

Whether it’s a cultural rite of passage, a reward of bravery, evidence of merit, a sentimental piece, or just a...
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What is true peace?
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What is true peace?

True peace doesn’t foster hostility or destructionbut embraces mutual respect and a win-win resolutionTowards nature-wildlife conservationTrue peace promotes coexistence and...
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International Day Of Peace – Equality for All
Environment Life Nature

International Day Of Peace – Equality for All

One God, many faces. One family, many races. One truth, many paths. One heart, many complexions. One light, many reflections....
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Above the Law
Civics Education Life

Above the Law

As a lifelong student of the martial arts and a movie buff, I’ve always been interested in martial arts films....
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How did I make the decision that truly mattered?
Life Relationship

How did I make the decision that truly mattered?

My journey to hell and back began over a decade ago when I was 22 and wild. I kissed Blake Buckner...
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Flash Flood
Environment Nature

Flash Flood

The odour that wafted into his nostrils as he waded through the flood water was similar to that of fresh fish and...
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Meet a serial investor, who plays the odds
Life Sports Uncategorized

Meet a serial investor, who plays the odds

Gambling, goes the consensus, is a mug’s game. Certainly that was my view. Apart from the annual raffle draw in...
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Dancing in the Rain: A Dream Deferred but not Denied
Education Health Life

Dancing in the Rain: A Dream Deferred but not Denied

Abigail drove Jason to school on a Monday morning. Jason was excited and proud to have his grandma by him...
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Dancing in the Rain: No Silver Lining
Health Life

Dancing in the Rain: No Silver Lining

Whenever Nurse Abigail left the children’s ward at the end of a shift; she often told herself that none of...
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Dancing in the Rain
Life Nature

Dancing in the Rain

You know you are in Lagos when clouds begin forming and winds start blowing with people running helter skelter –...
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My Journey as a Single Dad
Life

My Journey as a Single Dad

In April 1997, I lost the love of my life; I was forced to cope with not only her death,...
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What’s behind the ‘Agbero’s’ Mask?
Life

What’s behind the ‘Agbero’s’ Mask?

Mafoluko- Oshodi — Lasisi Banjoko, 21, appears to have spent his childhood awkwardly, as reflected by his many scars mostly...
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I was raped, and I enjoyed it! Does that change his crime?
Life

I was raped, and I enjoyed it! Does that change his crime?

Yesterday was my first day in a company in Victoria Island. I felt uneasy, timid and shy around my new...
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The Dire story of a Child Bride
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The Dire story of a Child Bride

When I tell my story, most people think of me to be Halima or Fatima from the far north of...
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Who should wear the Diamond Ring?
Life Relationship

Who should wear the Diamond Ring?

Our lives are full of countless distractions which interfere with opportunities for good family time. It is challenging to find...
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Messy Massage: The Thai Experience
Life

Messy Massage: The Thai Experience

I am going to tell this story because my husband Ugokwe Uzoma has told this same story ten times over....
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Emotional Trauma Has No Gender
Life

Emotional Trauma Has No Gender

It’s been said that women are physically private and emotionally naked. In other words, they have no problem talking about...
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“I Got Molested On The Popular Lag Bus And I Didn’t Do Anything To Stop It” Ovie Abbatti’s Story
Life

“I Got Molested On The Popular Lag Bus And I Didn’t Do Anything To Stop It” Ovie Abbatti’s Story

It’s scary, complex and overwhelming to respond when you’re sexually assaulted on public transit — even when you thought you’d...
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