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Also a man that would be bothered by such a non-issue imo, is a man that is not self assured and that is definitely not the man I want to be married to. If me not having the same name with you makes you feel less of a husband to me or gets you worried about how much of a man society would think you are, God forbid that I get married to you!

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A lot of credible hardworking Nigerian employees are going through the most inhumane conditions in the hands of their employers IN SILENCE. They are silent due to the fear of direct or indirect retaliation from their employer; the current adverse economic situation, and the lack of an adequate workplace system that addresses/redresses these kinds of situations.

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There were articles that shocked me beyond belief, articles that made me cry, articles that reverberated through my soul, articles that made me want to hug the person nearest to me. The best part, INFORMATION! Yes, I honestly can say that I never needed to watch the news or even go on Facebook, Twitter or any other social media app, because it was always all right here on TNC!

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It bust wide open and Temitayo’s Mum asked, “Temi, who are you talking to?” He smiled. “My…” The 16 year old looked left and right for his friends but no one was there and the sudden realization he was alone put a frown on his face. “…self.”

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Sometimes, we forget that every human is constantly fighting a battle within themselves, perfectly capable of immense good and incredible evil, enlightenment plays a crucial role in this battle between these two natures.

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Violence isn’t just inflicting physical pain. It’s a word that also depicts psychological assault. Violence against the male folk is largely unrecognised because of the conjecture that men are stronger and superior being,s and should stand, suffer and swallow every ounce of abuse against them unflinchingly for the sake of their masculinity.

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I see men and women in their late 50s who are still working their asses off one way or the other because they have loans to pay off and mouths to feed and because their savings over the years have not gotten them anywhere. They’re barely surviving.

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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…