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A year ago, when I first decided to write you, it was out of pain of giving so much but receiving so little. It was a pain I did not deserve. Today, I am really happy writing you this.

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Editor’s note: Apologies for the break in transmission. Body Count 101 will be back on your screens next week. However, in the same vein, here’s another take on no longer beating around the bush (pun? yes? no?) and embracing the erotic. S would be proud.  ___ Why is it wrong for a man to want only…

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I was having a very mushy, loving, soaking-with-cheese conversation with my boyfriend one morning; the kind where we’re both being completely open about how we feel, our fears and worries, our insecurities e.t.c. We talked fondly about how we met and about when we each realized that we were in love with the other and…

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I went for a wedding with some friends a fortnight ago where I met this pretty chic. We got talking; I must admit the conversation wasn’t as smooth as I had hoped but I was lucky to cart away with her phone number and social media handles at the end of the day. On our way back…

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I never really understood the hype surrounding Lagos. I knew it was a high class city but to be honest, I was okay living in the small town of Enugu. But then just last year, I had to move to Lagos to attend law school. My first thought as I stepped into the city was…..…

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Since its launch in 2008, Lagos-based, urban radio station The Beat 99.9 FM has operated with a fixed, round-the-clock set of shows. The Morning Rush, The Night Time Show, The Liquid Lounge, just to name a few. By tradition, every show host on the station performs a near-ceremonious handover to the next host once the…

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Good morning my internet people. Today I woke up on the wrong side of the bed, and I have decided to say a lot of No’s. But knowing that a lot of you do not know how to say No, I will spare this few minutes to teach you this art which I have perfected.…

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Today I went to a salon with my friend Fatima. Now here are a few things to know about Fatima. Fatima is great. Fatima is basically the best person I know. Fatima is Selfless, Fatima is generous. Fatima is a genuinely happy person. Fatima is a Muslim. And you are probably tired of reading about…

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I am firmly against the idea that religion and logic don’t go together. It is very lazy and an incredibly dangerous idea to perpetuate. It also seems like a condescending idea peddled by us atheists to seem superior to the religious but ALSO a condescending idea peddled by religious people (mostly christians tbh) to seem…

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Young ones, let me tell you a story. One I hope can serve as an alternate reality to the projections and hysteria of society. This is my story. I feel I need to tell it because some of the tales I’ve heard have been asinine to put it lightly. It has affected people’s ability to…

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Good morning to all the brothers who know how to slay in the kitchen! I’ve always been an excellent cook. Proudly! Mum taught me well and I grabbed. Market trips is nothing new; I’ve been doing that since I was a boy. It’s the reason why I can’t be cheated by traders; I’ve learnt the…

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Disclaimer: The following article was written under the influence of ‘intoxicants’ and so any reference to real life people/occurrences is completely and unapologetically on purpose but if you confront me later on the things said, I would deny it vehemently, even with the evidence of my words staring right back at me and then the…