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What shall it profit a man?

Views: 56 The first reason why I stopped considering joining the Nigerian military was because I stopped seeing the reason why I should aggravate my current circumstances: living in a country where your civilian life is weighed and valued on a meat scale. For example Cow >You, ordinary citizen, dispensable; Cow < You, high worth, must be protected (and you ...

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Quack Books

Views: 75 I felt so bored sitting at home doing nothing; I had not gotten my call up letter, so I was practically in a complete state of boredom. I had completed all the household chores, fed the chickens, cooked breakfast, carried lunch to my father at work and all the things that I could think of. The floors were ...

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Not Only Age Goes Up And Never Comes Down…

Views: 65 At the very beginning of this year, the dominant repetition of what seems to be the chorus of the scarcity song was the rise in the value of the Dollar which affected everything that was sold and bought with the Naira. Even commodities as trivial as sachet water and ‘fufu’ were affected. Then it was common for a ...

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Eighty Seventh PM

Views: 63 “This is my eighty seventh PM to you. I know you would not reply. It is not my fault and I don’t think it’s anybody’s fault that you left, there’s simply nothing anyone could do to stop you. It is sad that you would not reply but who else can I entrust with the burdens of my heart? ...

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BLACK POINT: WHERE ARE THE PATRIOTS?

Views: 57 Aristotle once said that “duke est decorum et proi patria mori”, which means dying for one’s country is both fitting and sweet. It is obvious that Aristotle came from a different social setup compared to ours and a distant temporal era. Here in Nigeria such a statement will be greeted with bouts of laughter and scornful retorts. In ...

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