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My Super Open Fire Grilled Beef Recipe (With Pictures)

So during Eid, I usually assume the role of mai gashi at home. I am the Mallam Mai Suya. I organise the grills, get the beef, slice it into the layers, make the marinate and get to work. (The boys do their afterwards but it’s so basic). I…
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Broke Girl Problems

Being broke means seeing the world in a different light. You think my mouth waters when I see that yummy picture of tantalizingly amazing looking burger? It doesn’t, I simply fail to see the tantalizational part of it, it’s black and white…
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I Had A Dream...

I don’t usually remember my dreams yet this one is quite memorable. It’s action packed featuring characters from plenty fantasy movies (I guess)... of course Marvel characters feature. Can’t recognise the villain but she is merciless...could…

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…