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The Nigerian Bank

The Nigerian Bank
She stood in line outside a Nigerian bank in Lagos, heads-up, moving side by side, a black leather purse firm on her right palm. She was the forty-ninth persons in the line of about fifty that trailed from the ATM all the way past the blue canopy that shades people…


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Rele's Young Contemporaries 2018

Rele's Young Contemporaries 2018
Sunday, the 14th of January found me at Rele, a place I didn't expect to be at for at least another month in Lagos. Search 'Rele' and you'll probably see tons of images of Lagosians and visiting Nigerians and non Nigerians with the art gallery's tag on the black background…


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Isimbi

For the whole summer, we had waited for a new tenant, but no one seemed to like the house enough. Too tiny, too exposed to the dusty road, and too expensive for a house in Sahara; they all had a complaint about it. My mother would open it for short…


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NO Surprise

The  recent news of Donald Trump regarding African countries as a collective shithole comes as no surprise. I wonder why people continue to believe that anything other than disparaging will break forth from the lips of that man. It appears that no matter how much faith I attempt to…


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Children- The How (Pt.2)

Children- The How (Pt.2)
Retrieved from pixabaySo now that you have chosen to have children. How do you want to have them? Yes, there is more than one way and this, in my opinion, should be a choice as well.I love Gabrielle Union-Wade, I really do, but I’ve been reading about…


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