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Single Girl Problems

There are some things that only single girls, those who were single for a long time, or those who are in a single relationship (they think they are in a relationship but in reality, they single) will understand. It is very interesting being…

They Walk Among Us, They Are Us: Understanding Mental Illness

How do you react to physical illnesses? Do you ignore physical pain, tell your loved one to ‘man it up’ when he has a killer headache, decide to treat yourself when you have diabetes? Or do you go to the hospital and seek professional help. Now…
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Girl Problems: Fat Girl Problems

I want to lose weight but I don’t want to hear the mention of exercise, dietary changes, portion control, surgery or any non-surgical procedure, starvation, or any slimming tea that cannot work within 4days of use and cannot prevent the recurrence…
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Dinner At 8- Short Story

Submitted by Aisha Hamza   I arrived at Tara's apartment a little past eight p.m. She enveloped me in a warm hug and led me to the lavishly set dinning area where candle lights were competing with porcelain dishes . Sitting…

Mental Health Studies In Schools: A Letter To Governor El-Rufai.

A 7 year old boy in primary 3 is making his mother’s stomach tie into knots in worry that he might be a perpetual slow learner, because it is such a terrible thing that he just cannot seem to string letters together in his head and read them…
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Winners of Flash Fiction Contest Announced

After careful consideration of all entries by three judges, three top stories have been chosen out of 36 delighful creative pieces of fiction. Congratulations to the writers of the stories. The absence of your name does not discredit you as…
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Meet Your Judge- Inufin Ayomide

Meet one of our Judges, Inufin Ayomide D’great. He is a poet per excellence who has excelled in and mastered the art of making English conform to his writing whims. Owing to his writing prowess, Ayomide has recently been profiled by Wikipedia…
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Flash Fiction Writing Contest Shortlist

The list of the top 20 stories to qualify for the judging stage is ready. The list was compiled following five-day the voting process where some stories had almost 300 votes to their names. Shortlisted writers for Flash Fiction Writing Contest: 1.…
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The Love-Hate Relationship Between I And Myself

You think you have naysayers? Mine resides within! This lady is my worse critic. Everything I do is subject to judgement. I can’t try to look pretty in front of the mirror, ‘I’ will start dissing me. And if so help me God I try to dance or worse sing, ‘I’ contorts her face like she’s smelling poop and grimaces, I’ll have to shamefully stop.