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Development, Stories 30/08/2019 by Tim Nyor

On MUTA and MUTUK; Tim Nyor

Nobody, I believe, is against these two organisations, what they stand for, and their activities. What is being faulted is the humongous prodigality, monstrous improvidence and the titanic squandering of taxpayers money associated with the annual jamboree in America. If Tivday, in Tivland, is accorded the same regard as its equivalent in the US, not only will our monies be […]

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Food, Stories 14/08/2019 by Adelana Taiwo Hannah

“Banga Soup” by Annie’s Kitchen

Yeah, we here again with another delicacy, ‘Banga Soup’ It’s famous among the Edo and Delta people Ingredients for Banga Soup Palm Fruits Beef Dry Fish or fresh fish Vegetable: Scent Leaves or dried and crushed bitter leaves onions Ground crayfish Chilli Pepper Ghana pepper Ogiri /Okpei (Iru) Seasoning cubes Salt Cooking Directions Extract the palm fruit concentrate from the […]

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Education, Stories 18/03/2019 by Doosughun Takur

Corporal Punishment and School Fees 

This is no lie; the system has failed us.  The system has failed us. We live in a society where the government has abandoned everyone, leaving people to create their blueprint on how their environment should work. People drill boreholes for water, they hire guards for their security, they buy generators, inverters and solar panels for their electricity and in […]

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Inspirational, Stories 21/10/2018 by Grace Oge Onuoha

When A Spider Web Unite They Can Tie Up A Lion

During the second world war, Jimmy an entertainer was invited to cheer up some wounded soldiers in the hospital. While performing, to his amazement, the men were roaring with laughter and their spirits kept rising higher and higher. In the end, he was given a tremendous applause and a standing ovation (by those who could stand). Two soldiers, however, got his […]

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Food, Stories 20/06/2018 by Isabella Usen

Life Of A Foodie

People eat food to stay healthy, that’s because the body needs it right? But for some of us, we ‘live to eat’ and not ‘eat to live’ That’s why we’ve been given the moniker “Foodie”, but I like to refer to my self as an unapologetic Foodie. Food is fun and having lived in four different states in Nigeria and […]

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Business, Stories 5/04/2018 by Gabriel Ogbechie

Oil: From Middleman To Major Player – Vital Lessons For Everyone

There are a myriad of reasons why people decide to start a business e.g. financial independence, passion, forced circumstance etc. Whatever the reason, as an entrepreneur, you must always think of the next project/phase. It’s only a matter of time before competition catches up, ”you either grow or you die”. The story of Rainoil Limited is one of grace, discipline […]

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Relationship, Stories 15/12/2017 by Patience Dashing Igomu

What Happens After You Fall In Love

We all get involved in a serious relationship at some point in our lives, be it falling in love with a significant other, or simply establishing an amazingly close relationship with a special someone. As soon as this relationship is in place, we must do our part to nurture it. When we fail to do so, everything begins to go […]

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Inspirational, Stories 27/11/2017 by Wanter Tor-Uja

Run Your Own Race

There’s this lady who sold food in the canteen in my office. She was a cleaner who used to bring food to sell so they gave her one small room to be selling her food. N500 a plate, nothing serious. We used to dash her change of N200 and gather old clothes for her kids. Anyway, like 3 years ago […]

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Remembrance, Stories 22/08/2017 by Joan Agabi

Grand Dad!

Last night I thought of you. Since you have been gone so much has happened. Your values imbibed, you legacy lives on. All those random people you trained in school are nowhere to be found but it’s human nature I guess. Kpen the lady you wanted to take for eye surgery made everyone cry wen she kept touching your casket […]

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Inspirational, Stories 17/05/2017 by Miss Fidelia Wuese Unongo

The Power Of “You Cannot”

At age 9, I remember gleefully climbing the staircase which led to the primary 3  classroom where the fine art club weekly meetings were held when surprisingly, I was welcomed with “what are you doing here? “Do you see any girl here? “She is always odd… I just stood there, trying to understand what was going on. Coming from a […]

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